The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swansea 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 30 April 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
West Wales / Swansea
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 12 8
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 25 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 20.16% 32.73% 8.70%
As % of the Vendors category 41.67% 94.74% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 2
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% +18.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £28,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,242 £40,000 £35,750
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.94% +1.33%  

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 Swansea.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Swansea
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 60 19 16
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea 48.39% 34.55% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 56 19 11
Median salary £40,210 £34,000 £42,277
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.26% -19.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,116 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,242 £80,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swansea 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 Swansea

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Swansea

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Swansea

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Swansea over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Swansea

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Swansea region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 49 (74.24%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (65.15%) SQL Server
3 40 (60.61%) .NET
4 39 (59.09%) C#
5 38 (57.58%) MVC
6 35 (53.03%) OO
7 32 (48.48%) ASP.NET
7 32 (48.48%) Scrum
8 30 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 26 (39.39%) RESTful
9 26 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (31.82%) Windows
11 20 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
12 18 (27.27%) OOP
13 17 (25.76%) ITIL
13 17 (25.76%) HTML
13 17 (25.76%) SQL
13 17 (25.76%) Greenfield Project
14 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 16 (24.24%) TDD
15 15 (22.73%) Retail
15 15 (22.73%) SQL Server 2014
15 15 (22.73%) Dependency Injection
15 15 (22.73%) BDD
15 15 (22.73%) Web Application Development
16 14 (21.21%) Java
17 13 (19.70%) Use Case
17 13 (19.70%) Web Development
17 13 (19.70%) .NET Framework

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swansea 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 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.52%) CMS
2 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) GSM
2 3 (4.55%) SNMP
3 2 (3.03%) DHCP
3 2 (3.03%) DNS
3 2 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (65.15%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.73%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) Power BI
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 11 (16.67%) Subversion
3 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (3.03%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
General
1 15 (22.73%) Retail
2 3 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (59.09%) Developer
2 23 (34.85%) .NET Developer
3 15 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 10 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.61%) Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 5 (7.58%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Team Leader
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Support
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Support Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (4.55%) IT Support
10 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.03%) IT Support Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (60.61%) .NET
2 32 (48.48%) ASP.NET
3 30 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 30 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 26 (39.39%) RESTful
5 17 (25.76%) HTML
6 16 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 13 (19.70%) .NET Framework
7 13 (19.70%) Entity Framework
8 12 (18.18%) WCF
9 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 11 (16.67%) NHibernate
9 11 (16.67%) Web Services
9 11 (16.67%) WPF
9 11 (16.67%) XML
10 6 (9.09%) CSS
10 6 (9.09%) Java EE
11 5 (7.58%) JMS
12 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
13 2 (3.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.58%) Fat Client
3 5 (7.58%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) Unix
3 7 (10.61%) Windows 7
4 5 (7.58%) Windows 10
5 4 (6.06%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (74.24%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (57.58%) MVC
3 35 (53.03%) OO
4 32 (48.48%) Scrum
5 26 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (27.27%) OOP
7 17 (25.76%) ITIL
8 16 (24.24%) TDD
9 15 (22.73%) BDD
9 15 (22.73%) Dependency Injection
9 15 (22.73%) Web Application Development
10 13 (19.70%) Use Case
10 13 (19.70%) Web Development
11 12 (18.18%) Kanban
12 11 (16.67%) Automated Testing
12 11 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (16.67%) MVVM
12 11 (16.67%) Performance Management
13 10 (15.15%) E-Commerce
14 9 (13.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (59.09%) C#
2 17 (25.76%) SQL
3 14 (21.21%) Java
4 8 (12.12%) C++
4 8 (12.12%) Python
5 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.58%) Groovy
7 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.55%) MCP
3 2 (3.03%) ISEB
3 2 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.52%) Degree
4 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) CA Spectrum
1 8 (12.12%) Zenoss
2 7 (10.61%) SCCM
3 5 (7.58%) SCSM
3 5 (7.58%) ZABBIX
4 2 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) ServiceNow
2 8 (12.12%) BMC
2 8 (12.12%) CA
2 8 (12.12%) Clearswift
2 8 (12.12%) LogRhythm
3 7 (10.61%) Intel Security
4 5 (7.58%) Citrix
4 5 (7.58%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.03%) Apple
5 2 (3.03%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.03%) Veritas
5 2 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) Alterian
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle
6 1 (1.52%) Virgin Media
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