The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stafford 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Staffordshire / Stafford
Rank 9 13 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 11 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stafford 16.67% 17.54% 23.61%
As % of the Vendors category 39.29% 38.46% 47.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 16
Median salary £37,500 £21,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +74.41% -46.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £34,700 £43,750
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 Stafford.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Stafford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 28 26 36
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stafford 42.42% 45.61% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 29
Median salary £40,000 £28,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.13% -28.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stafford 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 Stafford

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Stafford

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Stafford

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Stafford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Stafford over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Stafford

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Stafford region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (40.00%) .NET
3 7 (35.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
4 6 (30.00%) jQuery
4 6 (30.00%) HTML
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) MySQL
4 6 (30.00%) CSS
4 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (25.00%) Web Services
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 4 (20.00%) CRM
6 4 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Android
6 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 4 (20.00%) SaaS
6 4 (20.00%) Android Development
6 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
7 3 (15.00%) F#

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford 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 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (20.00%) SaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Skype
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MySQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Database Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) CSS
2 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 6 (30.00%) jQuery
3 5 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) Ajax
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.00%) CSS3
5 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.00%) LINQ
5 1 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.00%) WCF
5 1 (5.00%) WPF
5 1 (5.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Fintech
3 1 (5.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Android
2 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Android Development
2 4 (20.00%) CRM
2 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.00%) Web Development
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.00%) QMS
5 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (15.00%) F#
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCSD
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) MCPD
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (5.00%) Zend
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