Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in North Wales 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 21 November 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
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 15 13
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 23 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 18.55% 12.63% 12.50%
As % of the Vendors category 31.94% 27.27% 35.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 16
North Wales median annual salary £30,000 £34,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% -19.77% +37.60%
10th Percentile £20,800 £24,325 £22,500
90th Percentile £42,250 £80,000 £45,500
Wales median annual salary £36,000 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 North Wales.

All Vendors
North Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 72 44 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 58.06% 46.32% 35.58%
Number of salaries quoted 49 39 27
North Wales median annual salary £30,000 £28,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -18.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,250 £15,678 £20,950
90th Percentile £47,000 £65,500 £46,300
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +1.45%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in North Wales

Microsoft
Salary Trend in North Wales

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in North Wales

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in North Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in North Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in North Wales

Microsoft
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the North Wales region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Flintshire +1 13 £30,000 -4.76% 1
Wrexham +2 5 £21,000 -73.75%
Denbighshire -2 3 £27,747 +13.25%
Gwynedd - 2 £35,000 - 1
Conwy - 2 £35,000 - 1
Microsoft
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 North Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 8 (34.78%) C#
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
2 7 (30.43%) MVC
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (21.74%) ERP
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) Lotus
5 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
5 4 (17.39%) IBM Notes
5 4 (17.39%) Retail
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (17.39%) Finance
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework
5 4 (17.39%) ServiceNow
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
5 4 (17.39%) WCF
5 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (13.04%) Degree
6 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
6 3 (13.04%) Windows
7 2 (8.70%) SAP

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Wales 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 4 (17.39%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.70%) Windchill
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) DB2
3 2 (8.70%) Power BI
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Avionics
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Junior
3 4 (17.39%) Junior C# Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Junior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
5 2 (8.70%) Salesforce Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Head of Programmes
6 1 (4.35%) Information Officer
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (4.35%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
3 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework
5 4 (17.39%) WCF
6 2 (8.70%) COM
6 2 (8.70%) CSS
6 2 (8.70%) EDI
6 2 (8.70%) HTML
6 2 (8.70%) Visualforce
6 2 (8.70%) Web Services
6 2 (8.70%) WPF
7 1 (4.35%) HTML5
7 1 (4.35%) jQuery
7 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) MVC
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) ERP
4 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) Data Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.70%) PDM
5 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) ETL
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Apex Code
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CCENT
2 1 (4.35%) CISA
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CISM
2 1 (4.35%) CISMP
2 1 (4.35%) CISSP
2 1 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Lotus
1 4 (17.39%) ServiceNow
2 2 (8.70%) Jitterbit
2 2 (8.70%) PTC
2 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Teradata