The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bishop's Stortford with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
Hertfordshire / Bishop's Stortford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 1 3
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bishop's Stortford 11.11% 39.29% 25.00%
As % of the Vendors category 28.57% 68.75% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 3
Median salary £23,250 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.50% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,325 £21,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £25,575 £46,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bishop's Stortford.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bishop's Stortford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 7 16 5
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bishop's Stortford 38.89% 57.14% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 5
Median salary £29,250 £37,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.00% -7.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,275 £22,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,250 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Bishop's Stortford

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bishop's Stortford.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Bishop's Stortford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bishop's Stortford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Bishop's Stortford.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Bishop's Stortford

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bishop's Stortford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Spring
2 7 (77.78%) Maven
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) Ant
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) JSP
2 7 (77.78%) Unix
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) J2SE
2 7 (77.78%) Multithreading
2 7 (77.78%) Web Application Development
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bishop's Stortford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Ant
1 7 (77.78%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Java Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Java Software Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Junior
2 1 (11.11%) Junior C# Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tester
2 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) J2SE
2 7 (77.78%) JSP
2 7 (77.78%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) Ajax
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Multithreading
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
1 7 (77.78%) Web Application Development
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle