Period
to 22 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 6 months to 22 July 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
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 6 9
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 42 55 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Taunton 21.00% 29.57% 16.85%
As % of the Vendors category 68.85% 63.95% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 42 46 7
Taunton median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,927
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.17% -24.57%
10th Percentile £18,500 £25,000 £24,350
90th Percentile £51,750 £53,250 £44,000
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

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 Taunton.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Taunton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 61 86 36
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 30.50% 46.24% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 56 76 19
Taunton median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% +10.29% -9.33%
10th Percentile £24,167 £25,375 £25,300
90th Percentile £51,750 £52,750 £68,500
Somerset median annual salary £39,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -0.63% +14.29% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Taunton.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Taunton

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Taunton

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Taunton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Taunton over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Taunton

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

1 26 (61.90%) C#
1 26 (61.90%) .NET
2 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (52.38%) SQL Server
3 22 (52.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 15 (35.71%) Big Data
6 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 14 (33.33%) Java
6 14 (33.33%) Windows
6 14 (33.33%) Scrum
7 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
8 12 (28.57%) Xamarin
8 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 12 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (28.57%) MVC
8 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 12 (28.57%) SQL
8 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
9 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (23.81%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
11 8 (19.05%) WPF
11 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
11 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
12 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (14.29%) Office 365
3 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) Wireless
2 1 (2.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 15 (35.71%) Big Data
3 7 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.14%) MS Access
5 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.76%) MySQL
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.38%) GIS
7 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (52.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 6 (14.29%) Selenium
3 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.38%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (2.38%) Advertising
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 6 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 6 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
3 6 (14.29%) Tester
4 5 (11.90%) Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.14%) DBA
6 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.14%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.76%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (61.90%) .NET
2 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (19.05%) WPF
5 7 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 7 (16.67%) Web Services
5 7 (16.67%) XML
6 4 (9.52%) RESTful
7 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (7.14%) Entity Framework
7 3 (7.14%) WCF
8 2 (4.76%) HTML
8 2 (4.76%) jQuery
8 2 (4.76%) WinForms
8 2 (4.76%) XSLT
9 1 (2.38%) Apache Flex
9 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.38%) CSS
9 1 (2.38%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Windows
2 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 14 (33.33%) Scrum
4 12 (28.57%) MVC
5 11 (26.19%) Software Engineering
6 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Line Management
8 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.52%) ITIL
8 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.14%) System Testing
9 3 (7.14%) TDD
9 3 (7.14%) Workflow
10 2 (4.76%) Data Strategy
10 2 (4.76%) Planning and Forecasting
10 2 (4.76%) Release Management
10 2 (4.76%) SDLC
10 2 (4.76%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) C#
2 14 (33.33%) Java
3 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 12 (28.57%) SQL
4 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
5 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.76%) PHP
6 2 (4.76%) VBA
6 2 (4.76%) XPath
6 2 (4.76%) XQuery
7 1 (2.38%) R
7 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
3 10 (23.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.76%) Degree
5 2 (4.76%) MCSA
5 2 (4.76%) MCSE
6 1 (2.38%) HND
6 1 (2.38%) ISEB
6 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) WSUS
2 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Xamarin
2 3 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) Apple
4 1 (2.38%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.38%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (2.38%) Cadence
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Veeam
4 1 (2.38%) Xerox
Taunton, Somerset
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