The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 11 26 6
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 9 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 16.98% 6.61% 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 34.62% 14.81% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 12
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,700 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Microsoft
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Torfaen region.

Vendors Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26 54 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 49.06% 44.63% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 54 20
Median salary £45,000 £37,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £43,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

The demand trend of job ads across the Torfaen region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Torfaen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Torfaen region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Torfaen

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Torfaen

Microsoft
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran +15 9 £27,500 -15.38%
Microsoft
South Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Torfaen region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
2 16 (66.67%) .NET
2 16 (66.67%) C#
3 14 (58.33%) SQL
4 10 (41.67%) TDD
5 9 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 7 (29.17%) HTML
6 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
6 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (29.17%) HTML5
6 7 (29.17%) Node.js
7 6 (25.00%) SaaS
7 6 (25.00%) Requirements Management
7 6 (25.00%) Windows
7 6 (25.00%) People Management
8 5 (20.83%) SDLC
8 5 (20.83%) SOLID
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
8 5 (20.83%) OO
8 5 (20.83%) XML
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle
8 5 (20.83%) OOD
8 5 (20.83%) MVC
8 5 (20.83%) WinForms
8 5 (20.83%) NUnit
8 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
8 5 (20.83%) QA
8 5 (20.83%) WCF

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) Node.js
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (25.00%) SaaS
3 5 (20.83%) IaaS
3 5 (20.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Moq
1 5 (20.83%) MSTest
1 5 (20.83%) NUnit
2 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Development Manager
2 7 (29.17%) Support Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Support
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) .NET
2 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 7 (29.17%) HTML
3 7 (29.17%) HTML5
4 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (20.83%) WCF
4 5 (20.83%) WinForms
4 5 (20.83%) XML
5 4 (16.67%) Web Services
6 1 (4.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.67%) Unix
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) TDD
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) People Management
3 6 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.83%) MVC
4 5 (20.83%) OO
4 5 (20.83%) OOD
4 5 (20.83%) SDLC
4 5 (20.83%) SOLID
5 4 (16.67%) Coaching
5 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Product Management
6 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Data Entry
7 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) V-Model
7 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) C#
2 14 (58.33%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle