The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank - - 40
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast - - 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Microsoft Developer
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
145 138 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 95.39% 87.90% 80.28%
Number of salaries quoted 73 107 83
Average salary £31,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Microsoft Developer
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Belfast region.

Microsoft Developer Salary Trend in Belfast

Microsoft Developer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Microsoft Developer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
1 2 (100.00%) ESRI
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) BC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Microsoft Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) BC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ESRI