The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 30 March 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
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -24 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 17 82 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 7.56% 16.33% 20.71%
As % of the Vendors category 21.79% 44.81% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 71 73
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,500 £49,900
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

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 Cheltenham.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 78 183 184
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 34.67% 36.45% 46.46%
Number of salaries quoted 69 127 138
Median salary £43,750 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,050 £29,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Cheltenham

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Cheltenham over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 34 (56.67%) .NET
2 33 (55.00%) C#
3 25 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (33.33%) SQL
5 19 (31.67%) ASP.NET
6 18 (30.00%) MVC
7 16 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
9 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (20.00%) Subversion
12 11 (18.33%) Web Development
12 11 (18.33%) Web Services
13 10 (16.67%) Finance
14 9 (15.00%) CSS
14 9 (15.00%) Windows
14 9 (15.00%) OO
14 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
14 9 (15.00%) Degree
14 9 (15.00%) jQuery
15 8 (13.33%) SDLC
15 8 (13.33%) WiX
15 8 (13.33%) HTML
15 8 (13.33%) Scrum
15 8 (13.33%) Change Management
16 7 (11.67%) OOP
16 7 (11.67%) InstallShield
16 7 (11.67%) Windows Server

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.67%) Confluence
3 1 (1.67%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Changepoint
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.00%) Office 365
3 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) SSH
2 3 (5.00%) Wireless
3 2 (3.33%) DNS
3 2 (3.33%) Firewall
3 2 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.67%) DHCP
4 1 (1.67%) LAN
4 1 (1.67%) NAS
4 1 (1.67%) SAN
4 1 (1.67%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (1.67%) VoIP
4 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (20.00%) Subversion
3 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
4 8 (13.33%) WiX
5 7 (11.67%) InstallShield
6 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (10.00%) JIRA
7 5 (8.33%) Zephyr
8 2 (3.33%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.67%) JUnit
9 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Advertising
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Developer
2 18 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 16 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 14 (23.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (13.33%) Release Manager
8 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (8.33%) Manual Tester
8 5 (8.33%) Software Delivery Manager
8 5 (8.33%) Software Manager
8 5 (8.33%) Tester
8 5 (8.33%) Web Developer
9 4 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (56.67%) .NET
2 19 (31.67%) ASP.NET
3 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (18.33%) Web Services
5 9 (15.00%) CSS
5 9 (15.00%) jQuery
6 8 (13.33%) HTML
7 7 (11.67%) .NET Framework
7 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
7 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (8.33%) Gherkin
8 5 (8.33%) REST
8 5 (8.33%) SOAP
8 5 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (6.67%) WCF
9 4 (6.67%) XML
10 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (3.33%) Entity Framework
11 2 (3.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.67%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.00%) Android
3 6 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (10.00%) Linux
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) MVC
3 11 (18.33%) Web Development
4 9 (15.00%) OO
5 8 (13.33%) Change Management
5 8 (13.33%) Scrum
5 8 (13.33%) SDLC
6 7 (11.67%) OOP
7 6 (10.00%) Coaching
7 6 (10.00%) ITIL
7 6 (10.00%) Performance Management
7 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.33%) BDD
8 5 (8.33%) Kanban
8 5 (8.33%) Manual Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.00%) C#
2 20 (33.33%) SQL
3 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.67%) C++
7 1 (1.67%) Java
7 1 (1.67%) Perl
7 1 (1.67%) Python
7 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.67%) VB
7 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) ISEB
2 5 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.33%) MCSD
4 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) APMP
5 1 (1.67%) CCNA
5 1 (1.67%) CISM
5 1 (1.67%) CISSP
5 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) ISSMP
5 1 (1.67%) MCP
5 1 (1.67%) MCSA
5 1 (1.67%) MCSE
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) HP
1 6 (10.00%) VMware
2 5 (8.33%) Xamarin
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco
4 3 (5.00%) Citrix
5 2 (3.33%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.67%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.67%) Adobe
6 1 (1.67%) Apple
6 1 (1.67%) arcserve
6 1 (1.67%) Aruba
6 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.67%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.67%) Meraki
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.67%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) Sophos
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