Period
to 15 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 15 November 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
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 13 12
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 185 73 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 27.99% 12.94% 16.37%
As % of the Vendors category 55.06% 26.74% 34.60%
Number of salaries quoted 164 73 117
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -13.79% +24.29%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,850 £20,650
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,950 £63,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%

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 Leicester.

All Vendors
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 336 273 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 50.83% 48.40% 47.31%
Number of salaries quoted 278 258 337
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £28,008 £26,250 £23,980
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £58,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Leicester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Leicester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Leicester over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Leicester

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 109 (58.92%) C#
2 98 (52.97%) SQL Server
3 94 (50.81%) SQL
4 90 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (39.46%) .NET
6 60 (32.43%) HTML
7 57 (30.81%) MVC
8 53 (28.65%) Visual Studio
9 52 (28.11%) T-SQL
9 52 (28.11%) Unit Testing
9 52 (28.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 51 (27.57%) Software Engineering
11 50 (27.03%) CSS
12 48 (25.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 47 (25.41%) Degree
14 45 (24.32%) Windows
15 44 (23.78%) jQuery
16 42 (22.70%) Automotive
16 42 (22.70%) ASP.NET
17 41 (22.16%) Linux
17 41 (22.16%) Spring
18 40 (21.62%) Manufacturing
18 40 (21.62%) Test Automation
19 39 (21.08%) Web Services
19 39 (21.08%) .NET Framework
20 38 (20.54%) Java
21 37 (20.00%) JavaScript
22 35 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
22 35 (18.92%) Scrum
22 35 (18.92%) Maven

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 21 (11.35%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.95%) Apache
3 8 (4.32%) Confluence
4 4 (2.16%) SAS
5 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.54%) IIS
6 1 (0.54%) WildFly
Applications
1 11 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.32%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (10.27%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.16%) Movex
4 2 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.08%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 52 (28.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (9.19%) Office 365
3 15 (8.11%) GitHub
4 7 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (2.16%) PaaS
6 4 (2.16%) SaaS
7 3 (1.62%) IaaS
8 2 (1.08%) G Suite
8 2 (1.08%) NuGet
9 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.30%) TCP/IP
2 23 (12.43%) Modbus
3 22 (11.89%) RS-485
4 6 (3.24%) DHCP
4 6 (3.24%) DNS
5 5 (2.70%) LAN
5 5 (2.70%) WAN
6 3 (1.62%) Internet
7 2 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.08%) Wireless
8 1 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.54%) Firewall
8 1 (0.54%) Intranet
8 1 (0.54%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (52.97%) SQL Server
2 48 (25.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (14.59%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (10.81%) Power BI
5 18 (9.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (8.65%) Relational Database
7 13 (7.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (5.41%) Qlik Sense
8 10 (5.41%) QlikView
9 7 (3.78%) OLAP
9 7 (3.78%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (2.16%) Big Data
10 4 (2.16%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.62%) SAS EBI
12 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (28.65%) Visual Studio
2 35 (18.92%) Maven
3 33 (17.84%) Robot Framework
4 16 (8.65%) JIRA
4 16 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (5.95%) Jenkins
6 8 (4.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (4.32%) Bitbucket
6 8 (4.32%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (4.32%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.70%) CppUnit
7 5 (2.70%) LoadRunner
7 5 (2.70%) NeoLoad
7 5 (2.70%) Subversion
7 5 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.08%) VersionOne
9 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.54%) JUnit
9 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (22.70%) Automotive
2 40 (21.62%) Manufacturing
3 19 (10.27%) Marketing
4 18 (9.73%) Retail
5 5 (2.70%) Advertising
5 5 (2.70%) Finance
6 2 (1.08%) Electronics
6 2 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (38.38%) Developer
2 45 (24.32%) Software Engineer
3 24 (12.97%) Analyst
4 23 (12.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 17 (9.19%) C# Developer
6 16 (8.65%) Software Developer
7 11 (5.95%) Embedded Engineer
7 11 (5.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (5.41%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (5.41%) Lead Software Engineer
8 10 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (4.86%) Architect
9 9 (4.86%) SSRS Developer
10 8 (4.32%) Business Analyst
10 8 (4.32%) Lead Developer
11 7 (3.78%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (3.78%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.78%) Systems Architect
12 6 (3.24%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (39.46%) .NET
2 60 (32.43%) HTML
3 50 (27.03%) CSS
4 44 (23.78%) jQuery
5 42 (22.70%) ASP.NET
6 41 (22.16%) Spring
7 39 (21.08%) .NET Framework
7 39 (21.08%) Web Services
8 35 (18.92%) Ajax
8 35 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (17.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 32 (17.30%) Entity Framework
10 31 (16.76%) Sass
11 30 (16.22%) WCF
12 27 (14.59%) ASP.NET Core
13 25 (13.51%) HTML5
14 22 (11.89%) RESTful
15 19 (10.27%) AngularJS
16 15 (8.11%) COM
16 15 (8.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.59%) Mobile App
2 22 (11.89%) CAN bus
3 19 (10.27%) Device Driver
3 19 (10.27%) Embedded Systems
4 14 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.86%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (4.32%) FMCG
7 7 (3.78%) Replication
8 6 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (3.24%) User Experience
9 3 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.62%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.08%) e-Learning
10 2 (1.08%) Social Network
11 1 (0.54%) Blog
11 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.54%) Clustering
11 1 (0.54%) CMDB
11 1 (0.54%) Fintech
11 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.32%) Windows
2 41 (22.16%) Linux
3 35 (18.92%) Android
3 35 (18.92%) Apple iOS
4 22 (11.89%) FreeRTOS
5 16 (8.65%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.70%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.16%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.62%) Unix
10 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.08%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (30.81%) MVC
3 52 (28.11%) Unit Testing
4 51 (27.57%) Software Engineering
5 40 (21.62%) Test Automation
6 35 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (18.92%) Scrum
7 32 (17.30%) SOA
7 32 (17.30%) Time Management
8 29 (15.68%) Performance Tuning
9 27 (14.59%) Microservices
9 27 (14.59%) Mobile Application Development
10 26 (14.05%) Business Analysis
11 24 (12.97%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (10.81%) Analytics
12 20 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
12 20 (10.81%) ERP
13 18 (9.73%) OO
14 17 (9.19%) TDD
15 15 (8.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 109 (58.92%) C#
2 94 (50.81%) SQL
3 52 (28.11%) T-SQL
4 38 (20.54%) Java
5 37 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 31 (16.76%) C
7 25 (13.51%) C++
8 10 (5.41%) VBA
9 7 (3.78%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.24%) Embedded C
11 4 (2.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (2.16%) VB
12 3 (1.62%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.62%) VB6
13 2 (1.08%) VBScript
13 2 (1.08%) XAML
14 1 (0.54%) Korn
14 1 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (25.41%) Degree
2 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.16%) MCSE
5 2 (1.08%) MCITP
5 2 (1.08%) MCTS
6 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.54%) MCP
6 1 (0.54%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.78%) SLA
2 6 (3.24%) QA
3 4 (2.16%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 34 (18.38%) Firmware
2 17 (9.19%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.24%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.62%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.54%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (3.24%) SCCM
2 5 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.62%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.54%) SCOM
4 1 (0.54%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (4.32%) Cognos
2 6 (3.24%) JD Edwards
2 6 (3.24%) Oracle
3 5 (2.70%) Cisco
4 4 (2.16%) Infor
4 4 (2.16%) Tableau
4 4 (2.16%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.62%) Dell
5 3 (1.62%) HP
5 3 (1.62%) VMware
6 2 (1.08%) Veeam
7 1 (0.54%) Apple
7 1 (0.54%) IBM
7 1 (0.54%) RedGate
7 1 (0.54%) Siemens