The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
South West / Somerset
Rank 9 8 15
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 121 123 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 18.85% 19.34% 13.12%
As % of the Vendors category 47.45% 49.00% 34.74%
Number of salaries quoted 115 97 55
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

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 Somerset.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 255 251 190
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 39.72% 39.47% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 221 204 153
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Somerset

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Somerset over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Somerset

Microsoft
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +4 48 £40,000 +6.66% 14
Taunton -2 25 £35,000 +16.66% 7
Street -4 3 £25,500 -60.76% 1
Yeovil +1 1 £34,000 -6.20%
Microsoft
South West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 120 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (49.58%) .NET
3 109 (45.42%) C#
4 93 (38.75%) Scrum
5 92 (38.33%) SQL Server
6 77 (32.08%) Windows
7 74 (30.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 71 (29.58%) ASP.NET
9 69 (28.75%) SQL
10 68 (28.33%) MS Excel
10 68 (28.33%) MVC
11 58 (24.17%) Microsoft Azure
12 56 (23.33%) JavaScript
13 50 (20.83%) .NET Framework
14 48 (20.00%) HTML
15 47 (19.58%) Unit Testing
16 44 (18.33%) Line Management
17 41 (17.08%) Visual Studio
18 40 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
18 40 (16.67%) Test Automation
18 40 (16.67%) Waterfall
19 38 (15.83%) SpecFlow
19 38 (15.83%) Java
20 37 (15.42%) Software Engineering
20 37 (15.42%) Entity Framework
21 36 (15.00%) BDD
21 36 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
21 36 (15.00%) ISTQB
21 36 (15.00%) Software Testing
21 36 (15.00%) ISEB

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 16 (6.67%) IIS
1 16 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.00%) NServiceBus
3 8 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.50%) Apache
4 6 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.50%) JBoss
4 6 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.67%) Confluence
5 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.83%) CMS
7 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 68 (28.33%) MS Excel
2 29 (12.08%) MS Office
3 8 (3.33%) MS Project
4 4 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.25%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 58 (24.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.58%) Office 365
4 6 (2.50%) IaaS
4 6 (2.50%) PaaS
4 6 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.42%) Kerberos
2 11 (4.58%) SAN
3 8 (3.33%) DHCP
3 8 (3.33%) DNS
3 8 (3.33%) Internet
3 8 (3.33%) VPN
4 7 (2.92%) LAN
5 6 (2.50%) Firewall
5 6 (2.50%) Wireless
6 3 (1.25%) Intranet
6 3 (1.25%) ISDN
6 3 (1.25%) PABX
6 3 (1.25%) WAN
6 3 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.83%) Broadband
7 2 (0.83%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (0.83%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.83%) WLAN
8 1 (0.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (38.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (4.58%) Big Data
7 7 (2.92%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.92%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.67%) Power BI
9 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.42%) GIS
11 1 (0.42%) HBase
11 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 74 (30.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (17.08%) Visual Studio
3 38 (15.83%) SpecFlow
4 31 (12.92%) Cucumber
5 20 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 11 (4.58%) Selenium
7 7 (2.92%) Git (software)
8 6 (2.50%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.50%) IntelliJ
9 5 (2.08%) JIRA
9 5 (2.08%) Moq
9 5 (2.08%) NUnit
9 5 (2.08%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.25%) Subversion
11 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.42%) Toad
11 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (8.33%) Finance
2 10 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.92%) Banking
4 6 (2.50%) Retail
5 5 (2.08%) French Language
5 5 (2.08%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.67%) German Language
7 2 (0.83%) Publishing
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Billing
8 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.42%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (33.75%) Developer
2 53 (22.08%) .NET Developer
3 33 (13.75%) Analyst
4 28 (11.67%) C# Developer
5 25 (10.42%) Architect
6 22 (9.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (9.17%) Software Engineer
7 19 (7.92%) Senior Analyst
8 17 (7.08%) Lead .NET Developer
8 17 (7.08%) Lead Developer
9 16 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
9 16 (6.67%) Test Engineer
10 13 (5.42%) Test Analyst
11 12 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 12 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
12 11 (4.58%) Senior Test Analyst
13 9 (3.75%) Azure Architect
14 8 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
14 8 (3.33%) Automation Tester
14 8 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (49.58%) .NET
2 71 (29.58%) ASP.NET
3 50 (20.83%) .NET Framework
4 48 (20.00%) HTML
5 37 (15.42%) Entity Framework
6 36 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (13.33%) CSS
8 25 (10.42%) WinForms
8 25 (10.42%) XML
9 24 (10.00%) HTML5
9 24 (10.00%) Web Services
10 19 (7.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 19 (7.92%) RESTful
11 18 (7.50%) WCF
12 17 (7.08%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (7.08%) jQuery
13 16 (6.67%) WPF
14 15 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (5.42%) XSLT
16 10 (4.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 7 (2.92%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.25%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.83%) CCTV
6 2 (0.83%) NHS
6 2 (0.83%) Replication
6 2 (0.83%) User Experience
7 1 (0.42%) Clustering
7 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.42%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 77 (32.08%) Windows
2 31 (12.92%) Windows Server
3 11 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (3.33%) Linux
5 7 (2.92%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.08%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.25%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.42%) Android
10 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (38.75%) Scrum
3 68 (28.33%) MVC
4 47 (19.58%) Unit Testing
5 44 (18.33%) Line Management
6 40 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 40 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 37 (15.42%) Software Engineering
8 36 (15.00%) BDD
8 36 (15.00%) Software Testing
9 31 (12.92%) Load Testing
9 31 (12.92%) Non-Functional Testing
9 31 (12.92%) Test Management
10 29 (12.08%) Automated Testing
11 26 (10.83%) Performance Testing
11 26 (10.83%) Security Testing
12 25 (10.42%) ITIL
13 24 (10.00%) SDLC
14 23 (9.58%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (45.42%) C#
2 69 (28.75%) SQL
3 56 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 38 (15.83%) Java
5 31 (12.92%) PowerShell
6 27 (11.25%) T-SQL
7 20 (8.33%) C
8 13 (5.42%) XPath
8 13 (5.42%) XQuery
9 6 (2.50%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.42%) C++
10 1 (0.42%) Perl
10 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.42%) Python
10 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (15.00%) ISEB
1 36 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 32 (13.33%) Degree
3 31 (12.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 30 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 28 (11.67%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (4.58%) MCSE
8 7 (2.92%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (2.92%) CCNA
9 6 (2.50%) EMC Certification
10 4 (1.67%) IIBA
11 3 (1.25%) CCNP
11 3 (1.25%) MCSA
12 2 (0.83%) APMP
12 2 (0.83%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.75%) PMO
2 6 (2.50%) QA
3 3 (1.25%) SLA
4 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.67%) vSphere
4 3 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.42%) Docker
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (2.50%) AirWatch
2 5 (2.08%) SCOM
3 3 (1.25%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.25%) SCCM
3 3 (1.25%) WSUS
4 1 (0.42%) Ansible
4 1 (0.42%) HockeyApp
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.42%) Oozie
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 20 (8.33%) VMware
2 17 (7.08%) Cisco
3 13 (5.42%) Xamarin
4 10 (4.17%) Oracle
5 7 (2.92%) Citrix
5 7 (2.92%) EMC
5 7 (2.92%) HP
6 6 (2.50%) IBM
6 6 (2.50%) Software AG
7 5 (2.08%) Juniper
8 4 (1.67%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (1.67%) Dell
8 4 (1.67%) Veeam
9 3 (1.25%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.25%) SAP
10 2 (0.83%) Apple
10 2 (0.83%) Google
11 1 (0.42%) Civica
11 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.42%) Tableau
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