The table below looks at the statistics 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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Wales / West Wales
Rank 12 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 35 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 30.43% 17.33% 10.53%
As % of the Vendors category 59.32% 68.42% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 35 13 5
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%

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

Vendors Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
59 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 51.30% 25.33% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 51 19 8
Median salary £40,000 £27,864 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+43.55% -65.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £18,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the West Wales region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in West Wales

Microsoft
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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
Swansea +6 34 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Carmarthenshire - 1 £23,000 -
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 49 (76.56%) SQL Server
2 46 (71.88%) .NET
3 44 (68.75%) C#
4 43 (67.19%) MVC
4 43 (67.19%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (62.50%) OO
6 38 (59.38%) Scrum
7 37 (57.81%) ASP.NET
8 35 (54.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 34 (53.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (51.56%) RESTful
10 33 (51.56%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (39.06%) Windows
12 23 (35.94%) Microsoft Azure
13 21 (32.81%) OOP
14 19 (29.69%) TDD
14 19 (29.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 18 (28.13%) SQL Server 2014
15 18 (28.13%) Web Application Development
15 18 (28.13%) BDD
15 18 (28.13%) Retail
15 18 (28.13%) Dependency Injection
15 18 (28.13%) HTML
15 18 (28.13%) SQL
16 16 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (25.00%) Git (software)
16 16 (25.00%) WCF
16 16 (25.00%) .NET Framework
16 16 (25.00%) Entity Framework
17 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales 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 (1.56%) CMS
1 1 (1.56%) IIS
1 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 23 (35.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Firewall
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
1 1 (1.56%) NAS
1 1 (1.56%) Network Security
1 1 (1.56%) PABX
1 1 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (1.56%) SAN
1 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.56%) VLAN
1 1 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (76.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (28.13%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.56%) Power BI
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (23.44%) Mercurial
2 15 (23.44%) Subversion
3 2 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (28.13%) Retail
2 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (68.75%) Developer
2 24 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 17 (26.56%) C# Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Technical Support
6 5 (7.81%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) IT Support
7 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.69%) IT Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Integration Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Integration Test Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (71.88%) .NET
2 37 (57.81%) ASP.NET
3 35 (54.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 34 (53.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (51.56%) RESTful
6 19 (29.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 18 (28.13%) HTML
8 16 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 16 (25.00%) Entity Framework
8 16 (25.00%) WCF
9 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 15 (23.44%) NHibernate
9 15 (23.44%) Web Services
9 15 (23.44%) WPF
9 15 (23.44%) XML
10 5 (7.81%) Java EE
11 4 (6.25%) JMS
12 3 (4.69%) CSS
13 2 (3.13%) Ajax
13 2 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Enterprise Software
1 15 (23.44%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.81%) Fat Client
2 5 (7.81%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.06%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Windows 10
2 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.56%) Linux
4 1 (1.56%) SUSE
4 1 (1.56%) Unix
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (67.19%) Agile Software Development
1 43 (67.19%) MVC
2 40 (62.50%) OO
3 38 (59.38%) Scrum
4 33 (51.56%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (32.81%) OOP
6 19 (29.69%) TDD
7 18 (28.13%) BDD
7 18 (28.13%) Dependency Injection
7 18 (28.13%) Web Application Development
8 15 (23.44%) Automated Testing
8 15 (23.44%) Kanban
8 15 (23.44%) MVVM
8 15 (23.44%) Use Case
8 15 (23.44%) Web Development
9 11 (17.19%) ITIL
10 6 (9.38%) Project Management
10 6 (9.38%) Security Patching
10 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 44 (68.75%) C#
2 18 (28.13%) SQL
3 6 (9.38%) Java
4 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.25%) Groovy
6 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.25%) MCP
3 3 (4.69%) Degree
4 2 (3.13%) ISEB
4 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.56%) MCDST
5 1 (1.56%) MCSA
5 1 (1.56%) MCSE
5 1 (1.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) Firmware
2 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) SCCM
1 5 (7.81%) SCSM
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Citrix
2 5 (7.81%) Intel Security
3 4 (6.25%) MuleSoft
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.13%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) Alterian
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.56%) Sun
5 1 (1.56%) Virgin Media
Swansea, West Glamorgan
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