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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 16 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 18 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 14.88% 27.50% 20.27%
As % of the Vendors category 48.65% 59.46% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 14
Average salary £26,250 £37,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +59.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £35,650
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
37 37 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 30.58% 46.25% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 34 28
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,500 £40,000
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
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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Swansea -11 18 £26,250 -22.22% 7
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Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) SQL Server
3 22 (64.71%) C#
4 20 (58.82%) .NET
5 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET
6 14 (41.18%) CSS
6 14 (41.18%) HTML
6 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
6 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
6 14 (41.18%) MVC
7 13 (38.24%) WinForms
7 13 (38.24%) WCF
7 13 (38.24%) WPF
8 10 (29.41%) SQL
8 10 (29.41%) XML
9 9 (26.47%) XSLT
9 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
9 9 (26.47%) .NET Framework
9 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (23.53%) Mercurial
10 8 (23.53%) Apple iOS
10 8 (23.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
10 8 (23.53%) Android Development
10 8 (23.53%) iOS Development
10 8 (23.53%) Silverlight
10 8 (23.53%) LINQ
10 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (23.53%) Android
10 8 (23.53%) Scrum

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) GroupWise
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) FileNet
4 1 (2.94%) LiveCycle
4 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) DHCP
1 2 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) Wireless
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (67.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.82%) MS Access
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (23.53%) Mercurial
3 5 (14.71%) MSTest
3 5 (14.71%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (14.71%) Moq
3 5 (14.71%) NUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Hudson
4 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Developer
2 13 (38.24%) .NET Developer
3 11 (32.35%) C# Developer
3 11 (32.35%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Junior Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.94%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Software Team Leader
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Project Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Java Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) .NET
2 16 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 14 (41.18%) CSS
3 14 (41.18%) HTML
4 13 (38.24%) WinForms
4 13 (38.24%) WCF
4 13 (38.24%) WPF
5 10 (29.41%) XML
6 9 (26.47%) XSLT
6 9 (26.47%) .NET Framework
7 8 (23.53%) Silverlight
7 8 (23.53%) LINQ
7 8 (23.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (14.71%) Castle Windsor
8 5 (14.71%) Ninject
8 5 (14.71%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (14.71%) Spring.NET
8 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (14.71%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Blackberry
1 8 (23.53%) GIS
2 5 (14.71%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (8.82%) Open Source
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 8 (23.53%) Android
2 8 (23.53%) Apple iOS
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) MVC
2 8 (23.53%) Scrum
2 8 (23.53%) Android Development
2 8 (23.53%) iOS Development
3 7 (20.59%) Kanban
4 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.65%) TDD
5 5 (14.71%) Content Management
5 5 (14.71%) Web Application Development
5 5 (14.71%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (14.71%) MVVM
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.88%) OO
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.94%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) C#
2 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 10 (29.41%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Groovy
4 1 (2.94%) Scala
4 1 (2.94%) Clojure
4 1 (2.94%) Java
4 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) MCSE
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) CCNA
3 2 (5.88%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MCSA
4 1 (2.94%) MCP
4 1 (2.94%) HNC
4 1 (2.94%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (2.94%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) vCloud
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) XenApp
3 1 (2.94%) XenServer
3 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) Novell
4 3 (8.82%) Peregrine
4 3 (8.82%) Adobe
4 3 (8.82%) Fujitsu
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Juniper
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) Twitter
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