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 27 June 2016 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 20 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 34.48% 17.31% 13.13%
As % of the Vendors category 83.33% 42.86% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 13
Median salary £34,000 £20,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £18,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,750 £27,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
24 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 41.38% 40.38% 28.28%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 17
Median salary £33,250 £20,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £18,500 £19,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 27 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
Swansea -5 18 £34,000 +70.00% 4
Pembrokeshire - 2 £28,500 -
Microsoft
Wales

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 27 (75.00%) .NET
2 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
4 16 (44.44%) C#
5 13 (36.11%) SQL
6 12 (33.33%) MVC
7 11 (30.56%) Test Planning
8 10 (27.78%) HTML
8 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
9 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 9 (25.00%) CSS
9 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (22.22%) Windows
11 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
12 6 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (16.67%) User Experience
12 6 (16.67%) OO
12 6 (16.67%) IIS
12 6 (16.67%) Scrum
13 5 (13.89%) OOD
13 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
13 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
13 5 (13.89%) QA
14 4 (11.11%) jQuery
14 4 (11.11%) Web Development
14 4 (11.11%) BDD
14 4 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (11.11%) Active Directory

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 6 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
1 2 (5.56%) Network Security
1 2 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Selenium
2 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Analyst
2 12 (33.33%) Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Test Analyst
4 9 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (16.67%) C# Developer
6 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (13.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 3 (8.33%) QA Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (75.00%) .NET
2 10 (27.78%) HTML
3 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (25.00%) CSS
4 7 (19.44%) AngularJS
5 6 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
7 4 (11.11%) jQuery
7 4 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (8.33%) Ajax
8 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (8.33%) RESTful
8 3 (8.33%) Symfony
9 2 (5.56%) CGI
9 2 (5.56%) HTML5
9 2 (5.56%) NHibernate
10 1 (2.78%) Node.js
10 1 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) Tandem
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) MVC
3 11 (30.56%) Test Planning
4 6 (16.67%) OO
4 6 (16.67%) Scrum
5 5 (13.89%) OOD
6 4 (11.11%) BDD
6 4 (11.11%) TDD
6 4 (11.11%) Web Development
7 3 (8.33%) CRM
7 3 (8.33%) Usability Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Web Application Development
8 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.56%) ITIL
8 2 (5.56%) ITSM
8 2 (5.56%) Kanban
8 2 (5.56%) Manual Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Project Management
9 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) C#
2 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) PHP
4 3 (8.33%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle
1 2 (5.56%) Virgin Media
2 1 (2.78%) Nokia
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