The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 22 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
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 5 14
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 3 27 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 6.38% 25.96% 7.81%
As % of the Vendors category 30.00% 50.94% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 10
Median salary £45,750 £37,500 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.00% +45.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,350 £37,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,150 £53,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  

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 Stevenage.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Stevenage
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 10 53 38
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 21.28% 50.96% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 35 35
Median salary £32,000 £37,500 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.66% +21.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £29,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 Stevenage

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Stevenage

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Stevenage

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Stevenage over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 22 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 13 (46.43%) ISEB
1 13 (46.43%) Test Automation
2 11 (39.29%) Selenium
2 11 (39.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (39.29%) ISTQB
3 8 (28.57%) Windows
4 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) Finance
4 7 (25.00%) QA
5 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 6 (21.43%) JIRA
5 6 (21.43%) Banking
5 6 (21.43%) MS Visio
6 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
6 5 (17.86%) Scrum
6 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
6 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.71%) TDD
8 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
8 3 (10.71%) French Language
8 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
8 3 (10.71%) BDD
9 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (7.14%) User Stories
9 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) FTP
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) LDAP
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
1 1 (3.57%) SMTP
1 1 (3.57%) SSL
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Selenium
2 6 (21.43%) JIRA
3 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
4 2 (7.14%) JMeter
4 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.14%) WATIR
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) French Language
4 1 (3.57%) Front Office
4 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) Test Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) Support Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) Technical Support
4 8 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (28.57%) Technical Support Analyst
5 7 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (21.43%) Manual Test Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) QA Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) QA Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) QA Test Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) QA Automation Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Test Automation
2 11 (39.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.71%) BDD
6 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.71%) TDD
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.14%) User Stories
8 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.57%) Information Security
8 1 (3.57%) Network Packet Capture
8 1 (3.57%) Project Management
8 1 (3.57%) Security Operations
8 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.57%) Service Management
8 1 (3.57%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) ISEB
2 11 (39.29%) ISTQB
3 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) Degree
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) CA Agile Central
1 2 (7.14%) Computacenter
1 2 (7.14%) HP
1 2 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (3.57%) ArcSight
2 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
2 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.57%) FireEye
2 1 (3.57%) Juniper
2 1 (3.57%) LogRhythm
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee
2 1 (3.57%) NetWitness
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £18,000 per year (+ potential monthly incentive bonus)
Posted: 6 days ago