Period
to 25 June 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Maidstone 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 25 June 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
Kent > Maidstone
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 14 3
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 30 15 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 24.79% 11.19% 30.43%
As % of the Vendors category 54.55% 25.00% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 30 16 48
Maidstone median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -23.81%
10th Percentile £39,900 £23,000 £25,275
90th Percentile £66,250 £53,750 £61,250
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -4.61%

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 Maidstone.

All Vendors
Maidstone
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 55 60 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Maidstone 45.45% 44.78% 53.26%
Number of salaries quoted 52 58 82
Maidstone median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £21,925 £26,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £61,250
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidstone

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Maidstone

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Maidstone

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Maidstone over the 6 months to 25 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Maidstone region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 26 (86.67%) .NET
2 24 (80.00%) C#
3 22 (73.33%) ASP.NET
4 21 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (66.67%) MVC
5 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
6 19 (63.33%) OpenUP
6 19 (63.33%) Microservices
7 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL
9 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (10.00%) SQL
10 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (10.00%) Advertising
10 3 (10.00%) Scrum
10 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (6.67%) QA Automation
11 2 (6.67%) SOLID
11 2 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (6.67%) Community of Practice
11 2 (6.67%) Selenium
11 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
11 2 (6.67%) RESTful
11 2 (6.67%) WF
11 2 (6.67%) Usability Testing

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidstone 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 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) IaaS
3 1 (3.33%) PaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) DHCP
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) Skype
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.67%) Selenium
1 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio Coded UI
2 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) .NET Developer
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Development Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Development Support Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
3 2 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (6.67%) QA Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Development Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Senior IT Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Service Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (86.67%) .NET
2 22 (73.33%) ASP.NET
3 20 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (6.67%) REST
5 2 (6.67%) RESTful
5 2 (6.67%) WF
5 2 (6.67%) WinForms
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Core
6 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.33%) OAuth
6 1 (3.33%) OpenID
6 1 (3.33%) WCF
6 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) FMCG
1 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) MVC
2 19 (63.33%) Microservices
2 19 (63.33%) OpenUP
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security
6 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Security Testing
6 2 (6.67%) SOA
6 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Usability Testing
6 2 (6.67%) User Stories
6 2 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) MIIS
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM