The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Worcester 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 4 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 19 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 23.17% 27.03% 12.38%
As % of the Vendors category 48.72% 54.05% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 13
Average salary £50,000 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.51% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
39 37 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 47.56% 50.00% 29.52%
Number of salaries quoted 39 35 31
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
Worcestershire

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 31 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Worcester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 20 (62.50%) .NET
1 20 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 17 (53.13%) C#
3 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (40.63%) MVC
4 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (37.50%) Scrum
5 12 (37.50%) TDD
6 11 (34.38%) NUnit
6 11 (34.38%) Dependency Injection
6 11 (34.38%) Inversion of Control
6 11 (34.38%) Kanban
6 11 (34.38%) Spring.NET
6 11 (34.38%) WCF
6 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (34.38%) MSTest
6 11 (34.38%) Rhino Mocks
6 11 (34.38%) Moq
6 11 (34.38%) Castle Windsor
6 11 (34.38%) Ninject
6 11 (34.38%) Web Application Development
6 11 (34.38%) Unity DI Container
7 9 (28.13%) SQL
8 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
9 6 (18.75%) HTML
9 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 5 (15.63%) Windows
11 4 (12.50%) CSS
11 4 (12.50%) ETL

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) VLAN
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) VoIP
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.38%) Data Mart
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) OLAP
3 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.38%) Snowflake Schema
3 3 (9.38%) Star Schema
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) NUnit
1 11 (34.38%) MSTest
1 11 (34.38%) Rhino Mocks
1 11 (34.38%) Moq
2 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
2 2 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) MSI
3 1 (3.13%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 16 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Database Developer
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Database Developer
4 3 (9.38%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (6.25%) QA Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Management Accountant
6 1 (3.13%) Telesales Executive
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Technician
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) .NET
2 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (34.38%) Spring.NET
4 11 (34.38%) WCF
4 11 (34.38%) Castle Windsor
4 11 (34.38%) Ninject
4 11 (34.38%) Unity DI Container
5 6 (18.75%) HTML
6 4 (12.50%) CSS
7 3 (9.38%) Ajax
7 3 (9.38%) jQuery
8 2 (6.25%) NHibernate
9 1 (3.13%) Web Services
9 1 (3.13%) COM
9 1 (3.13%) MFC
9 1 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.13%) Symmetrix
2 1 (3.13%) EMC Centera
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.13%) Physics
2 1 (3.13%) Chemistry
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) MVC
2 12 (37.50%) Scrum
2 12 (37.50%) TDD
3 11 (34.38%) Dependency Injection
3 11 (34.38%) Kanban
3 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (34.38%) Web Application Development
4 4 (12.50%) ETL
5 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Refactoring
5 3 (9.38%) Data Architecture
5 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.38%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (6.25%) Time Management
6 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.13%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) C#
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) CIW
1 1 (3.13%) CIMA
1 1 (3.13%) Sun Certification
1 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.13%) ACCA
1 1 (3.13%) NCDA
1 1 (3.13%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) TickIT
2 1 (3.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) VMware
1 3 (9.38%) Citrix
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) AppSense
3 1 (3.13%) NetSuite
3 1 (3.13%) Juniper
3 1 (3.13%) NetApp
3 1 (3.13%) Apple
3 1 (3.13%) Sage
3 1 (3.13%) Sun
3 1 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) EMC
3 1 (3.13%) Isilon
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