The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Wales region.

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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 8 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 11 33 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 11.96% 33.67% 42.11%
As % of the Vendors category 40.74% 76.74% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 32 16
Average salary £25,500 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.27% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
27 43 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 29.35% 43.88% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 15 39 20
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £18,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Microsoft
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in West Wales

Microsoft
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea -6 11 £25,500 -7.27% 3
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Wales region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 26 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 20 (66.67%) Windows
3 16 (53.33%) C#
3 16 (53.33%) .NET
4 15 (50.00%) SQL
5 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET
5 13 (43.33%) MVC
5 13 (43.33%) WinForms
5 13 (43.33%) WCF
5 13 (43.33%) WPF
6 10 (33.33%) XML
6 10 (33.33%) XSLT
6 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 9 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (30.00%) CSS
7 9 (30.00%) Oracle
7 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
7 9 (30.00%) HTML
7 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (30.00%) GIS
7 9 (30.00%) Blackberry
7 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (30.00%) Silverlight
7 9 (30.00%) LINQ
7 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 9 (30.00%) Android
7 9 (30.00%) Mercurial
7 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (30.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Wales region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) FileNet
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.33%) LiveCycle
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (10.00%) OLAP
5 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (10.00%) Star Schema
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
1 9 (30.00%) Mercurial
2 6 (20.00%) NUnit
3 4 (13.33%) MSTest
3 4 (13.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (13.33%) Moq
4 2 (6.67%) CruiseControl
4 2 (6.67%) NCover
5 1 (3.33%) Subversion
5 1 (3.33%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) JIRA
5 1 (3.33%) Hudson
5 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) .NET Developer
3 9 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (26.67%) Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Software Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) QA Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Customer Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Junior
7 2 (6.67%) Customer Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) .NET
2 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET
2 13 (43.33%) WCF
2 13 (43.33%) WPF
2 13 (43.33%) WinForms
3 10 (33.33%) XML
3 10 (33.33%) XSLT
4 9 (30.00%) HTML
4 9 (30.00%) CSS
4 9 (30.00%) Silverlight
4 9 (30.00%) LINQ
4 9 (30.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 9 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (13.33%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (13.33%) Castle Windsor
5 4 (13.33%) Ninject
5 4 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (13.33%) Spring.NET
5 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Blackberry
1 9 (30.00%) GIS
2 4 (13.33%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Derivative
4 1 (3.33%) RIA
4 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Android
2 9 (30.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) MVC
2 9 (30.00%) Android Development
2 9 (30.00%) iOS Development
3 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (16.67%) Scrum
3 5 (16.67%) TDD
4 4 (13.33%) Content Management
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Kanban
4 4 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (13.33%) MVVM
4 4 (13.33%) Web Application Development
5 3 (10.00%) Analytics
5 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.00%) ETL
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C#
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Groovy
5 1 (3.33%) Scala
5 1 (3.33%) Clojure
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.67%) MCSE
3 3 (10.00%) MCSA
3 3 (10.00%) ISEB
4 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) Cognos
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco
2 3 (10.00%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Juniper
4 1 (3.33%) Twitter
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) Adobe
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