The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Harpenden 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 29 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
Hertfordshire / Harpenden
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 - 3
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Harpenden 8.57% - 50.00%
As % of the Vendors category 100.00% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Median salary £21,000 - £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

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 Harpenden.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Harpenden
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3 6 4
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Harpenden 8.57% 17.65% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 4
Median salary £21,000 £37,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.00% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Harpenden

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Harpenden 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 Harpenden

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Harpenden

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Harpenden

For the 6 months to 29 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 Harpenden region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 9 (60.00%) C#
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) MVC
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
3 7 (46.67%) RESTful
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
6 4 (26.67%) jQuery
6 4 (26.67%) JSON
6 4 (26.67%) Ajax
6 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 4 (26.67%) BDD
6 4 (26.67%) Subversion
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 4 (26.67%) SOAP
6 4 (26.67%) XML
6 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Mobile Development
6 4 (26.67%) REST

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Harpenden 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 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) VoIP
1 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (20.00%) Fiddler
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) NUnit
2 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (26.67%) IT Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) IT Support
3 4 (26.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Senior SQL Developer
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Principal .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) RESTful
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (26.67%) Ajax
5 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (26.67%) HTML5
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) JSON
5 4 (26.67%) Razor View Engine
5 4 (26.67%) REST
5 4 (26.67%) SOAP
5 4 (26.67%) XML
6 3 (20.00%) LESS
6 3 (20.00%) Ninject
6 3 (20.00%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) BDD
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) Mobile Development
3 4 (26.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) API Design
4 3 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Release Management
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (20.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA