The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Towcester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank - 8 2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Towcester - 18.18% 33.33%
As % of the Vendors category - 30.77% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Median salary - £30,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Microsoft
Northamptonshire

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

Vendors Category
Towcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
0 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Towcester - 59.09% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 2
Median salary - £32,500 £21,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +52.94%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Towcester

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Towcester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Towcester

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Towcester

Microsoft
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Towcester

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Towcester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) LabWindows
1 2 (100.00%) RS-232
2 1 (50.00%) HND

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Towcester 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HND
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware