The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 13 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 55 35 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 18.52% 12.92% 20.69%
As % of the Vendors category 49.55% 28.46% 48.98%
Number of salaries quoted 46 33 47
Average salary £35,000 £38,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.49% +17.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £41,791
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Microsoft
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
111 123 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 37.37% 45.39% 42.24%
Number of salaries quoted 92 115 92
Average salary £36,097 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Microsoft Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

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

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -1 20 £33,750 -15.62% 1
Redditch +6 16 £36,500 +55.31% 5
Bromsgrove +7 12 £27,500 +5.76% 3
Kidderminster +3 8 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Evesham -3 1 £40,000 -4.76%
Microsoft
West Midlands

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 79 (73.15%) SQL Server
2 66 (61.11%) SQL
3 59 (54.63%) .NET
4 51 (47.22%) C#
5 46 (42.59%) JavaScript
6 43 (39.81%) HTML
7 41 (37.96%) ASP.NET
8 39 (36.11%) MS Excel
9 37 (34.26%) CSS
10 35 (32.41%) MVC
11 34 (31.48%) Degree
12 31 (28.70%) Software Engineering
12 31 (28.70%) VB.NET
13 30 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (23.15%) Windows
15 24 (22.22%) jQuery
15 24 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
16 23 (21.30%) Computer Science
16 23 (21.30%) XML
17 21 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005
17 21 (19.44%) Visual Studio
18 17 (15.74%) .NET Framework
19 16 (14.81%) WCF
19 16 (14.81%) MS Office
20 14 (12.96%) Scrum
20 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
20 14 (12.96%) SQL Server 2012
20 14 (12.96%) Web Development
20 14 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 11 (10.19%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.63%) Node.js
4 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.93%) IIS
6 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 39 (36.11%) MS Excel
2 16 (14.81%) MS Office
3 3 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.85%) MS Project
5 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Exchequer
1 7 (6.48%) Pegasus Opera
2 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) SaaS
2 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) LAN
1 8 (7.41%) WAN
2 5 (4.63%) DNS
3 4 (3.70%) DHCP
4 3 (2.78%) VPN
5 2 (1.85%) SMTP
5 2 (1.85%) VLAN
5 2 (1.85%) ADSL
6 1 (0.93%) Network Security
6 1 (0.93%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (73.15%) SQL Server
2 24 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (12.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (7.41%) MongoDB
6 7 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (5.56%) RDBMS
7 6 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 5 (4.63%) BODI
8 5 (4.63%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (4.63%) Star Schema
9 3 (2.78%) MySQL
9 3 (2.78%) Informix
10 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (19.44%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.48%) NUnit
2 7 (6.48%) Subversion
3 6 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.78%) Hudson
5 1 (0.93%) MSTest
5 1 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.93%) Moq
General
1 8 (7.41%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Advertising
3 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (64.81%) Developer
2 36 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 28 (25.93%) C# Developer
4 22 (20.37%) Software Developer
4 22 (20.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (14.81%) .NET Software Developer
5 16 (14.81%) Junior Developer
5 16 (14.81%) Junior C# Developer
5 16 (14.81%) Junior
6 10 (9.26%) Graduate
6 10 (9.26%) Administrator
6 10 (9.26%) Junior .NET Developer
6 10 (9.26%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 9 (8.33%) SQL DBA
7 9 (8.33%) DBA
8 8 (7.41%) Consultant
8 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Junior Software Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (54.63%) .NET
2 43 (39.81%) HTML
3 41 (37.96%) ASP.NET
4 37 (34.26%) CSS
5 24 (22.22%) jQuery
6 23 (21.30%) XML
7 17 (15.74%) .NET Framework
8 16 (14.81%) WCF
9 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (8.33%) Web Services
10 9 (8.33%) Ajax
11 8 (7.41%) WPF
12 7 (6.48%) SOAP
12 7 (6.48%) Entity Framework
12 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (5.56%) MFC
13 6 (5.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.30%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.63%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
6 1 (0.93%) Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.15%) Windows
2 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (10.19%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.56%) Android
5 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.63%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.63%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.41%) MVC
2 31 (28.70%) Software Engineering
3 30 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (12.96%) Scrum
4 14 (12.96%) Web Development
5 12 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.19%) OO
7 8 (7.41%) TDD
8 7 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.56%) Software Testing
9 6 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (5.56%) Android Development
9 6 (5.56%) Mobile Development
9 6 (5.56%) OOP
9 6 (5.56%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.56%) OOD
10 5 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.63%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (4.63%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.78%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (61.11%) SQL
2 51 (47.22%) C#
3 46 (42.59%) JavaScript
4 31 (28.70%) VB.NET
5 10 (9.26%) T-SQL
6 8 (7.41%) C++
7 6 (5.56%) C
8 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.93%) Java
9 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (31.48%) Degree
2 7 (6.48%) ACCA
3 4 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.78%) CCNA
5 2 (1.85%) MCSA
5 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) MCT
6 1 (0.93%) MCSE
6 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) Xen
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 11 (10.19%) Oracle
2 10 (9.26%) Cisco
3 7 (6.48%) Pegasus
3 7 (6.48%) Sage
4 6 (5.56%) VMware
4 6 (5.56%) Business Objects
4 6 (5.56%) Citrix
5 4 (3.70%) Dell
6 2 (1.85%) Huawei
6 2 (1.85%) Avaya
6 2 (1.85%) HP
6 2 (1.85%) Mitel
7 1 (0.93%) Google
Redditch, Worcestershire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Whitehall Resources Ltd
Salary: £excellent salary, dependent on skills and experience
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £14000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £24567 - £29016 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromsgrove
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Redditch
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Redditch
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago