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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 15 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 13 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 17.33% 10.00% 16.25%
As % of the Vendors category 65.00% 35.29% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 13
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,522 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.72% -
Microsoft
Wales

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
20 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 26.67% 28.33% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 14
Average salary £27,864 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.69% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,150 £28,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 12 February 2016.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 -4 13 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 12 (52.17%) .NET
2 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
3 9 (39.13%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) OO
6 5 (21.74%) MS Office
6 5 (21.74%) CSS
6 5 (21.74%) HTML
6 5 (21.74%) MVC
6 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
6 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
7 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
8 3 (13.04%) OOD
8 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
8 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
8 3 (13.04%) Finance
8 3 (13.04%) Advertising
8 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
8 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
9 2 (8.70%) Sage 200
9 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (8.70%) Selenium

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.04%) Advertising
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Support
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) CSS
2 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.70%) CGI
5 2 (8.70%) Web Services
5 2 (8.70%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) CSS3
6 1 (4.35%) HTML5
6 1 (4.35%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) WCF
6 1 (4.35%) WinForms
6 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) FMCG
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) MVC
2 5 (21.74%) OO
3 3 (13.04%) OOD
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) OOP
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Coaching
5 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Kanban
5 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C#
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
1 1 (4.35%) CCIE
1 1 (4.35%) CCNA
1 1 (4.35%) CCNP
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.35%) MCITP
1 1 (4.35%) MCP
1 1 (4.35%) MCSA
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Sage
2 1 (4.35%) Nintex
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Carmarthen, Dyfed
Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service
Salary: From £20,253 to £22,212 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago