The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Westminster region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 23 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 Westminster 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 9 1 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 8 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 17.39% 64.29% -
As % of the Vendors category 36.36% 69.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 0
Average salary £40,000 £51,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.56% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,122
% change year-on-year
- +3.81%
Vendors Category
Westminster
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 47.83% 92.86% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 1
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
London

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Westminster

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Westminster

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Westminster 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) MVC
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) SQL
3 12 (80.00%) .NET
3 12 (80.00%) C#
3 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (80.00%) OO
3 12 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (73.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 11 (73.33%) QA
4 11 (73.33%) Unit Testing
4 11 (73.33%) .NET Framework
4 11 (73.33%) Degree
4 11 (73.33%) Git (software)
4 11 (73.33%) Unity DI Container
4 11 (73.33%) TDD
4 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (73.33%) MCP
4 11 (73.33%) MCAD
4 11 (73.33%) MCSD
5 4 (26.67%) OOD
6 3 (20.00%) HTTP
6 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) OOP
6 3 (20.00%) JBoss
6 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (20.00%) HTML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Westminster 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 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (73.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (13.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Java Programmer
4 3 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Programmer
4 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
1 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (73.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 11 (73.33%) Unity DI Container
2 11 (73.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (20.00%) JPA
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (20.00%) Spring
3 3 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) MVC
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) OO
3 11 (73.33%) TDD
3 11 (73.33%) Unit Testing
4 4 (26.67%) OOD
5 3 (20.00%) OOP
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (20.00%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) User Stories
6 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) MCP
1 11 (73.33%) MCAD
1 11 (73.33%) MCSD
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (73.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (73.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) JBoss