Period
to 19 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 6 months to 19 August 2018 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 12 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 566 554 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.13% 14.33% 15.89%
As % of the Vendors category 38.82% 35.13% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 499 485 475
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -3.10%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,250 £61,250
South West median annual salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.85% +4.29% -2.78%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Bristol.

All Vendors
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,458 1,577 1,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 38.97% 40.78% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,198 1,289 1,147
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,300 £66,250 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Bristol

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Bristol

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Bristol

Microsoft
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth +2 2 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Microsoft
South West

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 232 (40.99%) .NET
2 217 (38.34%) C#
3 214 (37.81%) SQL Server
4 194 (34.28%) Agile Software Development
5 156 (27.56%) Finance
6 147 (25.97%) JavaScript
7 146 (25.80%) SQL
8 138 (24.38%) HTML
9 133 (23.50%) Business Intelligence
10 131 (23.14%) Marketing
11 126 (22.26%) Oracle
12 109 (19.26%) Manufacturing
13 108 (19.08%) Microsoft Azure
14 105 (18.55%) ASP.NET
15 104 (18.37%) Digital Marketing
16 102 (18.02%) SAP
17 101 (17.84%) Telecoms
18 100 (17.67%) Electronics
18 100 (17.67%) Windows
18 100 (17.67%) Programme Management
19 92 (16.25%) Degree
20 90 (15.90%) CSS
21 88 (15.55%) Java
22 86 (15.19%) Scrum
23 73 (12.90%) Python
24 72 (12.72%) MVC
25 71 (12.54%) E-Commerce
26 68 (12.01%) jQuery
27 66 (11.66%) Microsoft Office
28 63 (11.13%) OO

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 22 (3.89%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.36%) MS Exchange
3 18 (3.18%) Umbraco
4 15 (2.65%) CMS
4 15 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (2.65%) IIS
5 13 (2.30%) Apache Spark
6 10 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (1.41%) Kentico
8 7 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.88%) Drupal
9 5 (0.88%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.71%) Apache
10 4 (0.71%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.71%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.53%) nginx
11 3 (0.53%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 66 (11.66%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (8.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (4.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (2.30%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.06%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.53%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.18%) CorelDRAW
7 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 21 (3.71%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.71%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.53%) nopCommerce
4 3 (0.53%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.35%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 108 (19.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (10.07%) Office 365
3 38 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (4.42%) Dynamics 365
5 13 (2.30%) PaaS
6 11 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (1.94%) SaaS
7 8 (1.41%) IaaS
8 6 (1.06%) Serverless
9 4 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.53%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.18%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.18%) G Suite
11 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.53%) DNS
1 20 (3.53%) Firewall
2 18 (3.18%) DHCP
3 17 (3.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.12%) HTTP
4 12 (2.12%) VoIP
5 11 (1.94%) WAN
6 10 (1.77%) LAN
7 9 (1.59%) SAN
7 9 (1.59%) VPN
8 7 (1.24%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (1.06%) ADSL
9 6 (1.06%) Internet
9 6 (1.06%) Network Security
9 6 (1.06%) Wireless
10 5 (0.88%) MPLS
10 5 (0.88%) Skype
10 5 (0.88%) SSL
10 5 (0.88%) WLAN
11 4 (0.71%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (37.81%) SQL Server
2 55 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (6.71%) Relational Database
3 38 (6.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (6.01%) Oracle Database
5 33 (5.83%) RDBMS
6 20 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (3.18%) BusinessObjects
8 17 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (2.65%) MySQL
10 14 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (2.30%) Hadoop
11 13 (2.30%) PowerCenter
11 13 (2.30%) QualityStage
11 13 (2.30%) SAP Data Services
11 13 (2.30%) SQL Server 2016
12 11 (1.94%) Power BI
13 10 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (1.77%) Oracle Database 12c
14 9 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 49 (8.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (6.18%) Visual Studio
3 25 (4.42%) Selenium
4 20 (3.53%) Git (software)
5 16 (2.83%) WebDriver
6 14 (2.47%) JIRA
7 13 (2.30%) Jenkins
8 11 (1.94%) Rational DOORS
8 11 (1.94%) SoapUI
8 11 (1.94%) TeamCity
9 10 (1.77%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (1.41%) SpecFlow
11 6 (1.06%) Bugzilla
11 6 (1.06%) TestComplete
11 6 (1.06%) Trac
12 5 (0.88%) Buildbot
12 5 (0.88%) Chocolatey
12 5 (0.88%) JMeter
12 5 (0.88%) LoadRunner
12 5 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 156 (27.56%) Finance
2 131 (23.14%) Marketing
3 109 (19.26%) Manufacturing
4 101 (17.84%) Telecoms
5 100 (17.67%) Electronics
6 24 (4.24%) Games
7 14 (2.47%) Advertising
7 14 (2.47%) German Language
7 14 (2.47%) Mandarin Language
8 10 (1.77%) Law
9 9 (1.59%) Retail
10 8 (1.41%) Legal
11 6 (1.06%) Back Office
11 6 (1.06%) Banking
12 4 (0.71%) Billing
13 3 (0.53%) Brand Awareness
13 3 (0.53%) Military
14 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.35%) Publishing
15 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 194 (34.28%) Developer
2 85 (15.02%) Software Developer
3 83 (14.66%) .NET Developer
4 64 (11.31%) C# Developer
5 57 (10.07%) Analyst
6 56 (9.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 47 (8.30%) Consultant
8 41 (7.24%) Junior
9 40 (7.07%) .NET Software Developer
9 40 (7.07%) Junior Developer
10 39 (6.89%) Architect
10 39 (6.89%) C# Software Developer
10 39 (6.89%) Graduate
10 39 (6.89%) Graduate Developer
11 35 (6.18%) Graduate Software Developer
12 29 (5.12%) Junior Software Developer
13 25 (4.42%) Support Engineer
14 22 (3.89%) Administrator
15 21 (3.71%) Team Leader
16 20 (3.53%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (40.99%) .NET
2 138 (24.38%) HTML
3 105 (18.55%) ASP.NET
4 90 (15.90%) CSS
5 68 (12.01%) jQuery
6 59 (10.42%) XML
7 52 (9.19%) Web Services
8 48 (8.48%) AngularJS
9 41 (7.24%) .NET Framework
10 29 (5.12%) React
11 27 (4.77%) HTML5
12 25 (4.42%) Entity Framework
13 24 (4.24%) Node.js
14 22 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (3.89%) ASP.NET Web API
15 20 (3.53%) J2EE
16 15 (2.65%) SOAP
17 14 (2.47%) Angular 2
18 13 (2.30%) KnockoutJS
19 12 (2.12%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (7.77%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (4.42%) Computer Science
4 23 (4.06%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (3.00%) Public Cloud
6 16 (2.83%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.12%) User Experience
8 11 (1.94%) Clustering
9 9 (1.59%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.59%) iPad
9 9 (1.59%) iPhone
10 8 (1.41%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.06%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.06%) PKI
12 5 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
12 5 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.88%) Replication
13 4 (0.71%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 100 (17.67%) Windows
2 50 (8.83%) Windows Server
3 30 (5.30%) Linux
4 24 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (3.36%) Windows 10
6 17 (3.00%) Windows 7
7 15 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.77%) Solaris
9 9 (1.59%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.41%) Android
10 8 (1.41%) Unix
11 7 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.71%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.18%) LynxOS
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.18%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (34.28%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (23.50%) Business Intelligence
3 104 (18.37%) Digital Marketing
4 100 (17.67%) Programme Management
5 86 (15.19%) Scrum
6 72 (12.72%) MVC
7 71 (12.54%) E-Commerce
8 63 (11.13%) OO
9 52 (9.19%) Problem-Solving
10 48 (8.48%) CRM
11 46 (8.13%) Software Engineering
12 45 (7.95%) Test Automation
13 43 (7.60%) TDD
14 36 (6.36%) SDLC
15 35 (6.18%) OOP
16 34 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (5.48%) Unit Testing
18 30 (5.30%) Waterfall
19 27 (4.77%) SOA
20 26 (4.59%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 217 (38.34%) C#
2 147 (25.97%) JavaScript
3 146 (25.80%) SQL
4 88 (15.55%) Java
5 73 (12.90%) Python
6 52 (9.19%) C++
7 35 (6.18%) PowerShell
8 33 (5.83%) Perl
9 21 (3.71%) T-SQL
10 17 (3.00%) PL/SQL
11 12 (2.12%) VBA
12 9 (1.59%) Scala
13 8 (1.41%) C
14 6 (1.06%) Assembly Language
14 6 (1.06%) Erlang
14 6 (1.06%) Ruby
15 5 (0.88%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.88%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.88%) VBScript
16 4 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 92 (16.25%) Degree
2 50 (8.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (5.30%) Security Cleared
4 27 (4.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (3.00%) SC Cleared
6 14 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (2.30%) CCNA
8 12 (2.12%) DV Cleared
8 12 (2.12%) Oracle Certification
9 11 (1.94%) CCNP
10 10 (1.77%) ISTQB
10 10 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (1.06%) MCSA
12 6 (1.06%) MCSE
13 5 (0.88%) ISEB
13 5 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
13 5 (0.88%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.77%) QA
2 13 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.77%) PMO
4 5 (0.88%) GDPR
4 5 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.88%) SLA
4 5 (0.88%) WCAG
5 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.18%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 51 (9.01%) Active Directory
2 50 (8.83%) Hyper-V
3 24 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.59%) XenApp
5 8 (1.41%) Docker
6 7 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.88%) KVM
7 5 (0.88%) vSphere
8 4 (0.71%) NFS
8 4 (0.71%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (2.12%) Puppet
2 9 (1.59%) Ansible
3 8 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.41%) SCCM
4 6 (1.06%) SCVMM
5 5 (0.88%) SCOM
5 5 (0.88%) WMI
6 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.53%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.35%) Graphite
8 2 (0.35%) Kibana
8 2 (0.35%) logstash
8 2 (0.35%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.35%) WSUS
9 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.18%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 126 (22.26%) Oracle
2 102 (18.02%) SAP
3 37 (6.54%) VMware
4 26 (4.59%) Cisco
5 24 (4.24%) Citrix
5 24 (4.24%) Google
5 24 (4.24%) IBM
6 14 (2.47%) Informatica
6 14 (2.47%) Sitecore
7 13 (2.30%) Trillium
8 11 (1.94%) HP
9 9 (1.59%) Apple
9 9 (1.59%) Tableau
10 8 (1.41%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.41%) Juniper
11 7 (1.24%) Mitel
11 7 (1.24%) Veeam
12 6 (1.06%) McAfee
12 6 (1.06%) Sophos
13 5 (0.88%) Cadence