The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 8 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 16 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 13.91% 15.29% 32.22%
As % of the Vendors category 47.06% 35.14% 65.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 29
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Worcestershire

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

Vendors Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
34 37 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 29.57% 43.53% 48.89%
Number of salaries quoted 34 36 44
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £60,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Worcester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Worcester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Worcester region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Worcester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 25 (67.57%) SQL Server
2 23 (62.16%) SQL
3 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (43.24%) C#
4 16 (43.24%) .NET
5 12 (32.43%) Windows
6 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (27.03%) MVC
8 9 (24.32%) XML
8 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
8 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
8 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
8 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (21.62%) WCF
9 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (21.62%) VB.NET
9 8 (21.62%) HTML
9 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
9 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
10 7 (18.92%) SOAP
10 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
10 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
10 7 (18.92%) Degree
10 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
10 7 (18.92%) TDD
10 7 (18.92%) NUnit

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) LAN
1 5 (13.51%) WAN
2 2 (5.41%) SMTP
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) ADSL
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (67.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (16.22%) MongoDB
5 6 (16.22%) RDBMS
5 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.70%) DTS
7 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Visual Studio
2 7 (18.92%) NUnit
2 7 (18.92%) Subversion
3 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.70%) MSTest
4 1 (2.70%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.70%) Moq
General
1 4 (10.81%) Advertising
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) C# Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Software Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Junior
3 8 (21.62%) Junior C# Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Junior Developer
4 7 (18.92%) .NET Developer
4 7 (18.92%) SQL Developer
5 5 (13.51%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (10.81%) SQL DBA
6 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) DBA
7 3 (8.11%) Administrator
7 3 (8.11%) Service Manager
7 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Manager
8 2 (5.41%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) .NET
2 9 (24.32%) XML
3 8 (21.62%) WCF
3 8 (21.62%) HTML
4 7 (18.92%) SOAP
5 6 (16.22%) MFC
5 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
5 6 (16.22%) Entity Framework
5 6 (16.22%) LINQ
5 6 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
7 3 (8.11%) CSS
8 1 (2.70%) J2EE
8 1 (2.70%) Web Services
8 1 (2.70%) XSD
8 1 (2.70%) Ajax
8 1 (2.70%) jQuery
8 1 (2.70%) Spring.NET
8 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) MVC
3 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (18.92%) TDD
3 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
4 6 (16.22%) OOP
4 6 (16.22%) OO
4 6 (16.22%) OOD
4 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Scrum
5 3 (8.11%) Business Development
6 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.70%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (2.70%) SDLC
7 1 (2.70%) Workflow
7 1 (2.70%) Kanban
7 1 (2.70%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (2.70%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.70%) Database Security
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 16 (43.24%) C#
3 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
3 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
4 8 (21.62%) VB.NET
5 6 (16.22%) C
6 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.41%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) MCSA
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) Xen
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) VMware
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco
2 4 (10.81%) Dell
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
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