The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 4 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 16 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 28.57% 10.94% 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 55.17% 18.42% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 7
Median salary £32,500 £36,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £26,250 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £39,250 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +2.00%

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

Vendors Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
29 38 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 51.79% 59.38% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 16
Median salary £35,500 £33,862 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -15.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £65,000 £51,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Microsoft
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in West Lothian

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in West Lothian

Microsoft
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Livingston +6 11 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Bathgate - 3 £26,750 - 1
Microsoft
Scotland

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 15 (57.69%) .NET
2 15 (57.69%) MS Excel
2 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) C#
4 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 9 (34.62%) MVC
5 8 (30.77%) jQuery
6 7 (26.92%) WCF
6 7 (26.92%) SDLC
7 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 6 (23.08%) CSS
7 6 (23.08%) Windows
7 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 5 (19.23%) Web Development
8 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
8 5 (19.23%) ITIL
8 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
8 5 (19.23%) HTML
9 4 (15.38%) Finance
9 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
9 4 (15.38%) Web Services
9 4 (15.38%) XML
9 4 (15.38%) XSLT
9 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 4 (15.38%) TDD
9 4 (15.38%) Selenium
9 4 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (15.38%) Windows Server

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (57.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQLBase
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Xcode
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
1 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Software Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
6 3 (11.54%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Development Manager
6 3 (11.54%) Software Development Manager
6 3 (11.54%) Software Manager
6 3 (11.54%) Software Tester
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Tester
7 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) IT Support
7 2 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) .NET
2 8 (30.77%) jQuery
3 7 (26.92%) WCF
4 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 6 (23.08%) CSS
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
5 5 (19.23%) HTML
6 4 (15.38%) Web Services
6 4 (15.38%) XML
6 4 (15.38%) XSLT
7 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.85%) Middleware
7 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) MVC
3 7 (26.92%) SDLC
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 5 (19.23%) Web Development
5 4 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (15.38%) TDD
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (11.54%) Service Management
6 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.69%) Open Source
7 2 (7.69%) Open Source Development
7 2 (7.69%) People Management
7 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
8 1 (3.85%) Business Analytics
8 1 (3.85%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.85%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO 9001
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Firmware
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco
1 1 (3.85%) Hyperion
1 1 (3.85%) Informatica
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle
1 1 (3.85%) Telerik
West Lothian
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bathgate
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Livingston
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago