The table below looks at the statistics for MSF skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSF over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF)
Rank 233 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MSF 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.065% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £55,000 £68,750
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
MSF
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5412 4953 4574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.57% 85.99% 83.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4190 4075 3828
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

MSF
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing MSF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

MSF Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MSF
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

MSF Salary Trend in the West Midlands

MSF
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSF within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Coventry - 4 £50,000 -
MSF
England

MSF
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing MSF 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 Midlands region with a requirement for MSF.

1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (87.50%) Financial Institution
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) SOA
4 3 (37.50%) ATM
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (25.00%) Summit
6 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (12.50%) HND

MSF
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) ATM
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
1 7 (87.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Lead Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Lead Software Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Software Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Designer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (75.00%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) HND
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle