The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Redditch 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Worcestershire / Redditch
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 14 15
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 6 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Redditch 12.50% 12.24% 22.22%
As % of the Vendors category 75.00% 30.00% 41.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 17
Median salary £24,000 £26,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.28% -26.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £27,500 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Redditch.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Redditch
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8 20 43
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Redditch 16.67% 40.82% 53.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 39
Median salary £24,000 £38,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.06% +6.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,400 £27,050 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Redditch

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Redditch citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Redditch

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Redditch

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Redditch

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Redditch

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Redditch over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Redditch

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Redditch region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 12 (80.00%) C#
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) SaaS
4 6 (40.00%) HTML5
4 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) Web Development
6 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
6 4 (26.67%) IIS
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) VBScript
6 4 (26.67%) Microservices
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (26.67%) Mobile Development
6 4 (26.67%) Xamarin
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) .NET Core
6 4 (26.67%) Greenfield Project

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Redditch 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 (26.67%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (40.00%) SaaS
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (6.67%) DocumentDB
4 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Software Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Software Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Azure Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Messaging Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (40.00%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) HTML5
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (26.67%) .NET Core
6 3 (20.00%) LESS
6 3 (20.00%) Sass
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (13.33%) jQuery
7 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (13.33%) MSMQ
7 2 (13.33%) Node.js
7 2 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (13.33%) RESTful
7 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (13.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Mac OS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Microservices
3 4 (26.67%) Mobile Development
3 4 (26.67%) Web Development
4 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (13.33%) Kanban
5 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Web Application Development
6 1 (6.67%) CQRS
6 1 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (6.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
4 4 (26.67%) VBScript
5 2 (13.33%) F#
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
6 1 (6.67%) VB
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (13.33%) Kibana
1 2 (13.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
1 4 (26.67%) Xamarin
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix