Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 317 168 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 26.42% 23.05% 26.72%
As % of the Vendors category 61.20% 45.41% 49.52%
Number of salaries quoted 261 155 270
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,250 £21,425
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 518 370 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 43.17% 50.75% 53.96%
Number of salaries quoted 413 311 529
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,626
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% -0.33% +12.31%
10th Percentile £20,813 £21,500 £23,975
90th Percentile £61,050 £53,750 £56,700
North East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +2 268 £42,500 +13.33% 51
Sunderland -5 20 £30,500 -6.15% 9
Prudhoe -3 13 £47,500 +6.74% 3
Gateshead +5 10 £35,000 -22.22% 8
North Tyneside - 2 £27,500 -
North Shields - 1 £30,000 - 1
Microsoft
North East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 164 (51.74%) .NET
2 158 (49.84%) C#
3 117 (36.91%) ASP.NET
4 114 (35.96%) MVC
5 110 (34.70%) SQL
6 108 (34.07%) SQL Server
7 102 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
8 84 (26.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 79 (24.92%) JavaScript
10 77 (24.29%) .NET Framework
11 72 (22.71%) Microsoft Azure
12 66 (20.82%) Software Engineering
13 64 (20.19%) TDD
14 62 (19.56%) HTML
15 59 (18.61%) Advertising
16 58 (18.30%) AngularJS
17 51 (16.09%) Entity Framework
18 49 (15.46%) Scrum
19 46 (14.51%) Finance
19 46 (14.51%) BDD
20 44 (13.88%) ASP.NET Web API
21 42 (13.25%) Unit Testing
21 42 (13.25%) CSS
22 41 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
22 41 (12.93%) React
23 39 (12.30%) Business Intelligence
24 36 (11.36%) Web Services
24 36 (11.36%) Windows
25 34 (10.73%) HTML5
26 32 (10.09%) Visual Studio

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 17 (5.36%) CMS
2 14 (4.42%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.79%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.79%) Umbraco
4 11 (3.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.26%) IIS
5 4 (1.26%) Kentico
5 4 (1.26%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.63%) Confluence
6 2 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (0.63%) Wowza Streaming Engine
7 1 (0.32%) Apache
7 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.32%) Drupal
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.32%) Site Server
7 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (5.05%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 72 (22.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (8.52%) Office 365
4 17 (5.36%) Dynamics 365
5 14 (4.42%) SaaS
6 3 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.63%) G Suite
7 2 (0.63%) NuGet
7 2 (0.63%) PaaS
8 1 (0.32%) Heroku
8 1 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.79%) Intranet
2 8 (2.52%) Firewall
2 8 (2.52%) LAN
2 8 (2.52%) WAN
3 6 (1.89%) SAN
4 5 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.26%) Skype
6 3 (0.95%) DHCP
6 3 (0.95%) DNS
7 2 (0.63%) HTTP
7 2 (0.63%) Internet
7 2 (0.63%) NAS
7 2 (0.63%) SSL
7 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.63%) VPN
8 1 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.32%) VoIP
8 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (34.07%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (6.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (5.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (4.73%) Power BI
6 7 (2.21%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.21%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (1.58%) QlikView
8 4 (1.26%) Big Data
8 4 (1.26%) Pentaho
9 3 (0.95%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.63%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.63%) RavenDB
10 2 (0.63%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.32%) MySQL
11 1 (0.32%) Snowflake Schema
11 1 (0.32%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 32 (10.09%) Visual Studio
2 31 (9.78%) Git (software)
3 27 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.84%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (2.21%) Subversion
5 7 (2.21%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (1.89%) MSTest
6 6 (1.89%) NUnit
7 5 (1.58%) JIRA
7 5 (1.58%) Selenium
8 3 (0.95%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.32%) MorphX
10 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.32%) Toad
10 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
General
1 59 (18.61%) Advertising
2 46 (14.51%) Finance
3 15 (4.73%) Retail
4 9 (2.84%) Automotive
5 6 (1.89%) Marketing
6 4 (1.26%) Games
6 4 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.63%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) Local Government
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 144 (45.43%) Developer
2 77 (24.29%) .NET Developer
3 64 (20.19%) C# Developer
4 57 (17.98%) Software Developer
5 55 (17.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 52 (16.40%) Consultant
7 38 (11.99%) ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 35 (11.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 35 (11.04%) Recruitment Consultant
10 28 (8.83%) .NET Software Developer
11 27 (8.52%) Senior Developer
12 24 (7.57%) C# Software Developer
13 23 (7.26%) Analyst
14 19 (5.99%) Software Engineer
15 18 (5.68%) Trainee
16 17 (5.36%) Trainee Consultant
16 17 (5.36%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
17 12 (3.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 11 (3.47%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (51.74%) .NET
2 117 (36.91%) ASP.NET
3 84 (26.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 77 (24.29%) .NET Framework
5 62 (19.56%) HTML
6 58 (18.30%) AngularJS
7 51 (16.09%) Entity Framework
8 44 (13.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 42 (13.25%) CSS
10 41 (12.93%) React
11 36 (11.36%) Web Services
12 34 (10.73%) HTML5
13 28 (8.83%) .NET Core
14 24 (7.57%) jQuery
15 18 (5.68%) RESTful
16 17 (5.36%) Angular 2
16 17 (5.36%) CSS3
17 14 (4.42%) SOAP
18 11 (3.47%) Ajax
18 11 (3.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.94%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (6.62%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.73%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.58%) NHS
7 4 (1.26%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.95%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.63%) CMDB
9 2 (0.63%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.63%) Fintech
9 2 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.63%) Media Streaming
9 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.63%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.63%) Replication
9 2 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.32%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.36%) Windows
2 22 (6.94%) Windows Server
3 12 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (3.47%) Windows 10
4 11 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (3.15%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.58%) Linux
6 5 (1.58%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.26%) Unix
8 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.32%) VME
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (35.96%) MVC
2 102 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (20.82%) Software Engineering
4 64 (20.19%) TDD
5 49 (15.46%) Scrum
6 46 (14.51%) BDD
7 42 (13.25%) Unit Testing
8 39 (12.30%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (8.83%) ERP
9 28 (8.83%) Mentoring
10 26 (8.20%) SDLC
11 25 (7.89%) Domain-Driven Design
12 24 (7.57%) Coaching
13 23 (7.26%) OO
14 22 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (5.99%) Business Development
15 19 (5.99%) Pair Programming
15 19 (5.99%) Test Automation
16 18 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (5.36%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 158 (49.84%) C#
2 110 (34.70%) SQL
3 79 (24.92%) JavaScript
4 28 (8.83%) Java
5 20 (6.31%) T-SQL
6 15 (4.73%) TypeScript
7 8 (2.52%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.52%) Python
8 7 (2.21%) VB.NET
9 6 (1.89%) X++
10 5 (1.58%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.26%) Ruby
12 1 (0.32%) C++
12 1 (0.32%) Jython
12 1 (0.32%) Perl
12 1 (0.32%) PHP
12 1 (0.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (8.52%) Degree
2 15 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.58%) MCSE
4 4 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (1.26%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.95%) ACCA
5 3 (0.95%) CIMA
6 2 (0.63%) ISEB
6 2 (0.63%) MCSA
6 2 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.32%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.32%) CCNA
7 1 (0.32%) CISA
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.32%) CISSP
7 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.32%) MCP
7 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.32%) PMP
7 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.52%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.89%) SLA
3 5 (1.58%) GDPR
3 5 (1.58%) QA
4 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 22 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.95%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.95%) XenApp
4 2 (0.63%) vSphere
4 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.32%) Docker
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.26%) SCCM
2 2 (0.63%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.63%) Nagios
2 2 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.63%) SCOM
2 2 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.32%) Ansible
3 1 (0.32%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.32%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (5.36%) Xamarin
2 16 (5.05%) Oracle
3 13 (4.10%) VMware
4 11 (3.47%) Sitecore
5 10 (3.15%) SAP
6 7 (2.21%) Citrix
7 5 (1.58%) Epicor
7 5 (1.58%) Lotus
7 5 (1.58%) NVIDIA
7 5 (1.58%) Sage
8 4 (1.26%) Infor
8 4 (1.26%) JD Edwards
8 4 (1.26%) Sun
8 4 (1.26%) Workday
9 3 (0.95%) Cisco
9 3 (0.95%) Google
9 3 (0.95%) Tableau
10 2 (0.63%) Juniper
10 2 (0.63%) Nokia
10 2 (0.63%) Veritas