The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stroud 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
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stroud 9.52% 33.33% 40.00%
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% 100.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
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 Stroud.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Stroud
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stroud 19.05% 33.33% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.76% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Stroud

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stroud 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 Stroud

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Stroud

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Stroud

Microsoft
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Stroud

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 Stroud region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Tableau
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (33.33%) VMS
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Data Entry

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Stroud 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Database Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Database Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Test Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Entry
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Tableau