Period
to 21 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 21 July 2018 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 428 162 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 31.59% 21.01% 28.08%
As % of the Vendors category 62.03% 43.09% 53.88%
Number of salaries quoted 360 155 290
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,046 £21,200
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £51,500
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -12.50%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Tyne and Wear.

All Vendors
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 690 376 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 50.92% 48.77% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 553 323 526
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £37,062 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.93% -1.17% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,650 £52,500 £56,250
North East median annual salary £38,500 £37,062 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.88% -7.35% -

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for Microsoft in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 379 £42,500 +19.72% 36
Sunderland -4 22 £30,250 -5.47% 7
Gateshead -3 9 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Prudhoe -2 7 £47,500 +6.74%
Hebburn - 4 - -
North Tyneside - 3 £27,500 -
North Shields - 1 £30,000 -
Microsoft
North East

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 205 (47.90%) .NET
2 197 (46.03%) C#
3 160 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (35.05%) ASP.NET
5 144 (33.64%) SQL
6 136 (31.78%) MVC
7 129 (30.14%) SQL Server
8 110 (25.70%) Microsoft Azure
9 96 (22.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 95 (22.20%) .NET Framework
10 95 (22.20%) JavaScript
11 88 (20.56%) HTML
12 81 (18.93%) AngularJS
13 79 (18.46%) TDD
14 78 (18.22%) Software Engineering
15 75 (17.52%) Advertising
16 65 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
17 63 (14.72%) Finance
18 54 (12.62%) HTML5
19 53 (12.38%) BDD
19 53 (12.38%) Entity Framework
19 53 (12.38%) Web Services
20 50 (11.68%) Scrum
20 50 (11.68%) Degree
20 50 (11.68%) React
21 49 (11.45%) ASP.NET Web API
22 47 (10.98%) CSS
22 47 (10.98%) Windows
22 47 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
23 38 (8.88%) jQuery

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 22 (5.14%) CMS
2 20 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 16 (3.74%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.80%) Sitecore CMS
4 12 (2.80%) Umbraco
5 10 (2.34%) IIS
6 7 (1.64%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.93%) Kentico
9 2 (0.47%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.47%) Wowza Streaming Engine
10 1 (0.23%) Apache
10 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.23%) JBoss
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 1 (0.23%) SAS
10 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (5.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 31 (7.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (3.50%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 110 (25.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (8.18%) Office 365
4 27 (6.31%) SaaS
5 18 (4.21%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (1.64%) PaaS
7 5 (1.17%) IaaS
8 4 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.47%) G Suite
10 1 (0.23%) Heroku
10 1 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.23%) NuGet
10 1 (0.23%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.80%) Firewall
2 10 (2.34%) LAN
2 10 (2.34%) WAN
3 9 (2.10%) SAN
4 6 (1.40%) DNS
4 6 (1.40%) Intranet
5 5 (1.17%) SSL
5 5 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.93%) HTTP
6 4 (0.93%) Skype
6 4 (0.93%) VPN
7 3 (0.70%) DHCP
7 3 (0.70%) NAS
8 2 (0.47%) Internet
8 2 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.47%) VoIP
8 2 (0.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (30.14%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 28 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 18 (4.21%) Power BI
5 16 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.10%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (1.87%) Big Data
8 7 (1.64%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.40%) QlikView
10 5 (1.17%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.17%) MySQL
10 5 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.93%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.93%) Pentaho
11 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.47%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 31 (7.24%) Visual Studio
2 28 (6.54%) Git (software)
3 27 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.34%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (1.87%) MSTest
6 8 (1.87%) NUnit
7 6 (1.40%) Subversion
8 4 (0.93%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.70%) Ant
9 3 (0.70%) JIRA
9 3 (0.70%) Maven
9 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.47%) Toad
11 1 (0.23%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.23%) MorphX
11 1 (0.23%) Selenium
11 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
General
1 75 (17.52%) Advertising
2 63 (14.72%) Finance
3 17 (3.97%) Retail
4 14 (3.27%) Marketing
5 10 (2.34%) Law
6 9 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.17%) Games
8 3 (0.70%) Banking
8 3 (0.70%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.47%) German Language
9 2 (0.47%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Local Government
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 166 (38.79%) Developer
2 75 (17.52%) .NET Developer
2 75 (17.52%) Consultant
3 69 (16.12%) Software Developer
4 64 (14.95%) C# Developer
5 48 (11.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 47 (10.98%) Recruitment Consultant
7 44 (10.28%) Analyst
8 37 (8.64%) Senior Developer
9 31 (7.24%) ASP.NET Developer
10 29 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 28 (6.54%) .NET Software Developer
11 28 (6.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 26 (6.07%) Architect
13 25 (5.84%) C# Software Developer
13 25 (5.84%) Trainee
14 24 (5.61%) Trainee Consultant
14 24 (5.61%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
15 20 (4.67%) Junior
15 20 (4.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (47.90%) .NET
2 150 (35.05%) ASP.NET
3 96 (22.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 95 (22.20%) .NET Framework
5 88 (20.56%) HTML
6 81 (18.93%) AngularJS
7 54 (12.62%) HTML5
8 53 (12.38%) Entity Framework
8 53 (12.38%) Web Services
9 50 (11.68%) React
10 49 (11.45%) ASP.NET Web API
11 47 (10.98%) CSS
12 38 (8.88%) jQuery
13 37 (8.64%) .NET Core
14 30 (7.01%) Angular 2
15 27 (6.31%) RESTful
16 17 (3.97%) CSS3
17 13 (3.04%) SOAP
18 12 (2.80%) REST
19 11 (2.57%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.07%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (5.14%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.64%) NHS
6 6 (1.40%) Replication
7 5 (1.17%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.93%) Driving Licence
8 4 (0.93%) Fintech
8 4 (0.93%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.70%) Clustering
9 3 (0.70%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.70%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.47%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.47%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.47%) Media Streaming
10 2 (0.47%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.23%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (10.98%) Windows
2 24 (5.61%) Windows Server
3 12 (2.80%) Windows 10
3 12 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (2.34%) Windows 7
5 9 (2.10%) Unix
5 9 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.40%) Linux
6 6 (1.40%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.70%) Android
7 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (31.78%) MVC
3 79 (18.46%) TDD
4 78 (18.22%) Software Engineering
5 53 (12.38%) BDD
6 50 (11.68%) Scrum
7 47 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
8 37 (8.64%) Unit Testing
9 36 (8.41%) ERP
9 36 (8.41%) SDLC
10 32 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
11 31 (7.24%) CRM
11 31 (7.24%) Mentoring
12 30 (7.01%) Coaching
13 27 (6.31%) OO
14 25 (5.84%) Project Management
14 25 (5.84%) SOLID
15 24 (5.61%) Business Development
16 23 (5.37%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
16 23 (5.37%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 197 (46.03%) C#
2 144 (33.64%) SQL
3 95 (22.20%) JavaScript
4 34 (7.94%) Java
5 30 (7.01%) T-SQL
6 24 (5.61%) TypeScript
7 11 (2.57%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.10%) Python
9 7 (1.64%) VB.NET
9 7 (1.64%) X++
10 5 (1.17%) Ruby
11 4 (0.93%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.70%) R
13 2 (0.47%) C++
13 2 (0.47%) Scala
14 1 (0.23%) Jython
14 1 (0.23%) PHP
14 1 (0.23%) VB
14 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (11.68%) Degree
2 28 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.64%) ISEB
4 4 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (0.70%) ACCA
5 3 (0.70%) CIMA
5 3 (0.70%) CISA
5 3 (0.70%) CISSP
5 3 (0.70%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.70%) MCSE
5 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.23%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) CCNA
6 1 (0.23%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.23%) CITP
6 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.23%) MCDST
6 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.74%) QA
2 8 (1.87%) SLA
3 6 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.47%) GDPR
4 2 (0.47%) PMO
5 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (7.01%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.10%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.93%) vSphere
5 3 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (0.70%) XenApp
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (3.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (1.87%) SCCM
3 6 (1.40%) SCOM
4 3 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.70%) Puppet
4 3 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.70%) Terraform
5 2 (0.47%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.47%) Nagios
5 2 (0.47%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.23%) Ansible
6 1 (0.23%) Nessus
6 1 (0.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 34 (7.94%) Xamarin
2 25 (5.84%) VMware
3 19 (4.44%) Oracle
4 15 (3.50%) Sitecore
5 11 (2.57%) SAP
6 6 (1.40%) Citrix
6 6 (1.40%) Lotus
7 5 (1.17%) Cisco
7 5 (1.17%) Symantec
8 4 (0.93%) Capita
8 4 (0.93%) Epicor
8 4 (0.93%) Sage
8 4 (0.93%) Sun
8 4 (0.93%) Workday
9 3 (0.70%) 3PAR
9 3 (0.70%) EMC
9 3 (0.70%) Fortinet
9 3 (0.70%) Google
9 3 (0.70%) Infor
9 3 (0.70%) NetApp