Period
to 14 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 14 December 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 13 11
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 312 161 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 33.16% 16.50% 16.38%
As % of the Vendors category 62.15% 32.14% 36.68%
Number of salaries quoted 238 163 199
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +4.58%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,650 £54,750 £55,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%

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 Leicestershire.

All Vendors
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 502 501 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 53.35% 51.33% 44.65%
Number of salaries quoted 380 449 532
Leicestershire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88% +11.48%
10th Percentile £27,982 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,875 £57,500 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Leicestershire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Leicestershire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Leicestershire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Leicester +12 198 £42,000 +5.00% 24
Hinckley +2 9 £37,500 -6.25%
Loughborough +4 8 £42,000 +68.00% 5
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 4 £32,500 -
Market Harborough +7 2 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Lutterworth -1 2 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Melton Mowbray - 2 £32,500 -
Coalville 0 1 - -
Microsoft
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 162 (51.92%) SQL Server
2 158 (50.64%) C#
3 149 (47.76%) SQL
3 149 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (32.69%) .NET
5 88 (28.21%) Visual Studio
6 84 (26.92%) T-SQL
7 83 (26.60%) HTML
8 76 (24.36%) Software Engineering
9 75 (24.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 75 (24.04%) Windows
10 73 (23.40%) Manufacturing
10 73 (23.40%) Scrum
11 72 (23.08%) MVC
12 71 (22.76%) Degree
13 70 (22.44%) Linux
14 68 (21.79%) Business Intelligence
15 67 (21.47%) Spring
16 66 (21.15%) CSS
16 66 (21.15%) Time Management
17 63 (20.19%) JavaScript
18 62 (19.87%) Unit Testing
19 61 (19.55%) Microsoft Azure
19 61 (19.55%) Java
20 60 (19.23%) Apple iOS
21 57 (18.27%) Android
21 57 (18.27%) Maven
22 56 (17.95%) ASP.NET
22 56 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
23 55 (17.63%) Firmware

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 23 (7.37%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.73%) Apache
3 17 (5.45%) SAS
4 6 (1.92%) Confluence
5 5 (1.60%) WordPress
6 4 (1.28%) NServiceBus
7 3 (0.96%) IIS
7 3 (0.96%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.64%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.32%) CICS
9 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.32%) nginx
9 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (10.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.60%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 34 (10.90%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (3.53%) NetSuite
3 7 (2.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (1.60%) Movex
6 3 (0.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 61 (19.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (10.26%) Office 365
3 29 (9.29%) GitHub
4 8 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (2.24%) SaaS
6 6 (1.92%) Google Analytics
7 5 (1.60%) G Suite
7 5 (1.60%) IaaS
7 5 (1.60%) MailChimp
7 5 (1.60%) PaaS
8 4 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.64%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 50 (16.03%) TCP/IP
2 38 (12.18%) Modbus
3 37 (11.86%) RS-485
4 14 (4.49%) DHCP
4 14 (4.49%) DNS
5 12 (3.85%) LAN
6 10 (3.21%) WAN
7 7 (2.24%) SAN
8 5 (1.60%) Firewall
8 5 (1.60%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (1.28%) Internet
10 3 (0.96%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.96%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.96%) Wireless
11 2 (0.64%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.64%) WLAN
12 1 (0.32%) Intranet
12 1 (0.32%) PBX
12 1 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (51.92%) SQL Server
2 75 (24.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 56 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (15.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 42 (13.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 33 (10.58%) Power BI
7 25 (8.01%) Relational Database
8 19 (6.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 13 (4.17%) Qlik Sense
9 13 (4.17%) QlikView
10 12 (3.85%) Big Data
10 12 (3.85%) Hadoop
10 12 (3.85%) OLAP
10 12 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
10 12 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (3.21%) SAS EBI
12 7 (2.24%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (2.24%) InterSystems Cache
12 7 (2.24%) Redis
Development Applications
1 88 (28.21%) Visual Studio
2 57 (18.27%) Maven
3 54 (17.31%) Robot Framework
4 40 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (8.33%) Jenkins
6 15 (4.81%) Subversion
7 12 (3.85%) Git (software)
7 12 (3.85%) JIRA
8 11 (3.53%) TeamCity
9 10 (3.21%) CppUnit
10 6 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.92%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (1.28%) LoadRunner
11 4 (1.28%) NeoLoad
12 3 (0.96%) Xcode
13 2 (0.64%) JUnit
13 2 (0.64%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.64%) VersionOne
General
1 73 (23.40%) Manufacturing
2 53 (16.99%) Marketing
3 42 (13.46%) Automotive
4 32 (10.26%) Retail
5 16 (5.13%) Finance
6 5 (1.60%) Electronics
7 4 (1.28%) Advertising
7 4 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.64%) Publishing
8 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 126 (40.38%) Developer
2 64 (20.51%) Software Engineer
3 44 (14.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 37 (11.86%) Analyst
5 36 (11.54%) C# Developer
6 32 (10.26%) Software Developer
7 27 (8.65%) .NET Developer
8 23 (7.37%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (7.37%) Senior Developer
9 19 (6.09%) Embedded Engineer
9 19 (6.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 19 (6.09%) Lead Software Engineer
10 17 (5.45%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
11 16 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
12 15 (4.81%) C# Software Developer
13 13 (4.17%) Business Analyst
14 12 (3.85%) Lead Developer
14 12 (3.85%) SSRS Developer
15 11 (3.53%) Test Engineer
15 11 (3.53%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (32.69%) .NET
2 83 (26.60%) HTML
3 67 (21.47%) Spring
4 66 (21.15%) CSS
5 56 (17.95%) ASP.NET
6 53 (16.99%) jQuery
7 51 (16.35%) .NET Framework
8 45 (14.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 45 (14.42%) HTML5
9 42 (13.46%) Web Services
10 38 (12.18%) Ajax
11 31 (9.94%) AngularJS
12 30 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
12 30 (9.62%) Entity Framework
12 30 (9.62%) RESTful
13 29 (9.29%) MDX
14 26 (8.33%) WCF
15 25 (8.01%) JSON
16 23 (7.37%) COM
16 23 (7.37%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.18%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (10.90%) CAN bus
2 34 (10.90%) Embedded Systems
3 29 (9.29%) Device Driver
4 22 (7.05%) Mobile App
5 13 (4.17%) User Experience
6 11 (3.53%) Replication
6 11 (3.53%) Social Media
7 8 (2.56%) FMCG
7 8 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.92%) Blog
10 4 (1.28%) LIMS
11 3 (0.96%) CPLD
11 3 (0.96%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.64%) Clustering
12 2 (0.64%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 75 (24.04%) Windows
2 70 (22.44%) Linux
3 60 (19.23%) Apple iOS
4 57 (18.27%) Android
5 34 (10.90%) FreeRTOS
6 33 (10.58%) Windows Server
7 10 (3.21%) Windows 7
8 9 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (2.56%) Windows 10
10 7 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.92%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.28%) Unix
14 2 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (24.36%) Software Engineering
3 73 (23.40%) Scrum
4 72 (23.08%) MVC
5 68 (21.79%) Business Intelligence
6 66 (21.15%) Time Management
7 62 (19.87%) Unit Testing
8 45 (14.42%) Test Automation
9 40 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (12.50%) Business Analysis
11 33 (10.58%) ERP
11 33 (10.58%) ETL
12 32 (10.26%) Analytics
12 32 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
12 32 (10.26%) SOA
12 32 (10.26%) Visualisation
13 28 (8.97%) OO
13 28 (8.97%) TDD
14 27 (8.65%) Performance Tuning
15 26 (8.33%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 158 (50.64%) C#
2 149 (47.76%) SQL
3 84 (26.92%) T-SQL
4 63 (20.19%) JavaScript
5 61 (19.55%) Java
6 47 (15.06%) C
7 45 (14.42%) C++
8 18 (5.77%) PowerShell
9 17 (5.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 15 (4.81%) VB.NET
11 14 (4.49%) VBA
12 11 (3.53%) Embedded C
13 10 (3.21%) Python
13 10 (3.21%) VB
14 9 (2.88%) VB6
15 5 (1.60%) Perl
15 5 (1.60%) R
15 5 (1.60%) Ruby
16 3 (0.96%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (22.76%) Degree
2 9 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.28%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.64%) MCSE
6 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.32%) MCITP
6 1 (0.32%) MCP
6 1 (0.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.09%) GDPR
2 15 (4.81%) SLA
3 11 (3.53%) QA
4 6 (1.92%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.60%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (17.63%) Firmware
2 30 (9.62%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.21%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.32%) Docker
6 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (3.21%) SCCM
2 4 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.96%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.64%) SCOM
5 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (5.77%) Tableau
2 16 (5.13%) JD Edwards
3 13 (4.17%) Cognos
4 10 (3.21%) Cisco
4 10 (3.21%) VMware
5 9 (2.88%) Oracle
6 7 (2.24%) Dell
7 6 (1.92%) Google
7 6 (1.92%) Infor
7 6 (1.92%) Veeam
7 6 (1.92%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.60%) Adobe
8 5 (1.60%) Twitter
9 4 (1.28%) HP
10 3 (0.96%) Citrix
10 3 (0.96%) EMC
10 3 (0.96%) NetApp
11 2 (0.64%) IBM
12 1 (0.32%) Avaya
12 1 (0.32%) SAP