Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 13 16
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 194 90 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 29.62% 15.73% 12.47%
As % of the Vendors category 63.82% 31.80% 32.17%
Number of salaries quoted 146 116 93
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £22,240
90th Percentile £53,125 £53,125 £52,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -

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 304 283 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 46.41% 49.48% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 235 265 279
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +7.59%
10th Percentile £28,008 £26,250 £22,700
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £55,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £41,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.13% -8.24% +10.39%

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 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 112 (57.73%) C#
2 106 (54.64%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (44.85%) Visual Studio
4 84 (43.30%) SQL
5 81 (41.75%) SQL Server
6 76 (39.18%) Manufacturing
6 76 (39.18%) Software Engineering
7 73 (37.63%) Spring
7 73 (37.63%) Degree
8 72 (37.11%) Linux
9 68 (35.05%) Java
10 67 (34.54%) Maven
10 67 (34.54%) Time Management
10 67 (34.54%) Android
10 67 (34.54%) Apple iOS
11 65 (33.51%) Firmware
12 64 (32.99%) Robot Framework
13 55 (28.35%) C
14 49 (25.26%) HTML
15 45 (23.20%) .NET
15 45 (23.20%) Unit Testing
15 45 (23.20%) Modbus
15 45 (23.20%) RS-485
16 44 (22.68%) C++
16 44 (22.68%) TCP/IP
17 42 (21.65%) Windows
17 42 (21.65%) Scrum
17 42 (21.65%) Embedded Systems
18 41 (21.13%) CAN bus
18 41 (21.13%) FreeRTOS

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 24 (12.37%) Apache
2 13 (6.70%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.12%) SAS
4 4 (2.06%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.06%) WordPress
5 2 (1.03%) Confluence
6 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (11.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.64%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.64%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.06%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 25 (12.89%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (4.12%) Movex
3 3 (1.55%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.52%) BPCS
5 1 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 34 (17.53%) GitHub
2 33 (17.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (8.76%) Office 365
4 8 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.58%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.06%) MailChimp
7 2 (1.03%) SaaS
8 1 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.52%) IaaS
8 1 (0.52%) NuGet
8 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (23.20%) Modbus
1 45 (23.20%) RS-485
2 44 (22.68%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.06%) Bluetooth
3 4 (2.06%) DHCP
3 4 (2.06%) DNS
3 4 (2.06%) Ethernet
3 4 (2.06%) Internet
3 4 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.55%) SAN
5 2 (1.03%) Firewall
6 1 (0.52%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.52%) LAN
6 1 (0.52%) PBX
6 1 (0.52%) VoIP
6 1 (0.52%) WAN
6 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (41.75%) SQL Server
2 36 (18.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (18.04%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (9.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (9.28%) Relational Database
6 17 (8.76%) Power BI
7 16 (8.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (6.70%) Qlik Sense
8 13 (6.70%) QlikView
9 11 (5.67%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (4.12%) Big Data
10 8 (4.12%) Hadoop
10 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (3.61%) OLAP
11 7 (3.61%) OLAP Cube
11 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (3.09%) SAS EBI
13 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.52%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 87 (44.85%) Visual Studio
2 67 (34.54%) Maven
3 64 (32.99%) Robot Framework
4 22 (11.34%) Jenkins
5 19 (9.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (6.19%) CppUnit
6 12 (6.19%) Subversion
7 7 (3.61%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (2.06%) JIRA
9 2 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.03%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.03%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.03%) NeoLoad
9 2 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.03%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.52%) TestRail
10 1 (0.52%) VersionOne
General
1 76 (39.18%) Manufacturing
2 41 (21.13%) Marketing
3 29 (14.95%) Automotive
4 14 (7.22%) Retail
5 9 (4.64%) Finance
6 6 (3.09%) Electronics
7 2 (1.03%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (34.02%) Developer
2 64 (32.99%) Software Engineer
3 34 (17.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 23 (11.86%) Analyst
4 23 (11.86%) Embedded Engineer
4 23 (11.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 23 (11.86%) Lead Software Engineer
5 17 (8.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 16 (8.25%) SSRS Developer
7 14 (7.22%) Software Developer
7 14 (7.22%) Test Engineer
8 12 (6.19%) Software Test Engineer
8 12 (6.19%) UI Engineer
8 12 (6.19%) UX Engineer
9 10 (5.15%) Applications Engineer
9 10 (5.15%) Business Analyst
9 10 (5.15%) C# Developer
9 10 (5.15%) Web Applications Engineer
9 10 (5.15%) Web Engineer
10 9 (4.64%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (37.63%) Spring
2 49 (25.26%) HTML
3 45 (23.20%) .NET
4 33 (17.01%) HTML5
5 31 (15.98%) CSS
5 31 (15.98%) RESTful
6 26 (13.40%) COM
7 24 (12.37%) JSON
8 22 (11.34%) .NET Framework
9 20 (10.31%) ASP.NET
9 20 (10.31%) jQuery
10 17 (8.76%) AngularJS
11 16 (8.25%) Web Services
12 15 (7.73%) Ajax
12 15 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (7.73%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (7.73%) MDX
13 13 (6.70%) Entity Framework
14 11 (5.67%) Sass
14 11 (5.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (21.65%) Embedded Systems
2 41 (21.13%) CAN bus
3 33 (17.01%) Device Driver
4 16 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (6.70%) User Experience
6 11 (5.67%) Mobile App
7 9 (4.64%) FMCG
8 5 (2.58%) Blog
8 5 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (2.58%) Replication
9 4 (2.06%) CPLD
9 4 (2.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.06%) Social Media
10 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.52%) Clustering
10 1 (0.52%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 72 (37.11%) Linux
2 67 (34.54%) Android
2 67 (34.54%) Apple iOS
3 42 (21.65%) Windows
4 41 (21.13%) FreeRTOS
5 19 (9.79%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.55%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.55%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.03%) Unix
8 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (54.64%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (39.18%) Software Engineering
3 67 (34.54%) Time Management
4 45 (23.20%) Unit Testing
5 42 (21.65%) Scrum
6 39 (20.10%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (19.59%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (18.04%) MVC
9 34 (17.53%) Cybersecurity
10 31 (15.98%) ERP
11 30 (15.46%) Business Analysis
11 30 (15.46%) TDD
12 29 (14.95%) Technical Leadership
13 27 (13.92%) OO
13 27 (13.92%) Test Automation
14 23 (11.86%) Visualisation
15 22 (11.34%) UML
16 21 (10.82%) Analytics
17 18 (9.28%) SOA
18 16 (8.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 112 (57.73%) C#
2 84 (43.30%) SQL
3 68 (35.05%) Java
4 55 (28.35%) C
5 44 (22.68%) C++
6 39 (20.10%) JavaScript
7 36 (18.56%) T-SQL
8 13 (6.70%) VBA
9 12 (6.19%) Embedded C
10 8 (4.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 7 (3.61%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.55%) VB
12 3 (1.55%) VB6
13 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 73 (37.63%) Degree
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.52%) MCP
4 1 (0.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.15%) SLA
2 8 (4.12%) Data Quality
2 8 (4.12%) GDPR
3 2 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 65 (33.51%) Firmware
2 14 (7.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (2.06%) SCCM
2 1 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.52%) SCOM
2 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (5.67%) JD Edwards
2 8 (4.12%) Cognos
2 8 (4.12%) Infor
2 8 (4.12%) Tableau
3 7 (3.61%) Xamarin
4 6 (3.09%) VMware
5 4 (2.06%) Adobe
5 4 (2.06%) EMC
5 4 (2.06%) McAfee
5 4 (2.06%) Twitter
6 3 (1.55%) Dell
6 3 (1.55%) Oracle
7 2 (1.03%) NetApp
7 2 (1.03%) SAP
8 1 (0.52%) Avaya
8 1 (0.52%) IBM
8 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.52%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.52%) Sophos
8 1 (0.52%) Veeam