The first table below looks at the demand for the Microsoft Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 100 121 98
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 15 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.78% 0.15% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.16% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 10
Average salary £41,500 £56,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.54% +10.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £53,700 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £59,300 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1788 1831 1616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.37% 93.90% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1557 1605 1437
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Microsoft Developer
West Midlands

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Microsoft Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Microsoft Developer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Microsoft Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Microsoft Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
1 18 (94.74%) C#
2 17 (89.47%) .NET
3 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
4 13 (68.42%) MS Excel
5 12 (63.16%) CRM
5 12 (63.16%) SharePoint
5 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (63.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (57.89%) Degree
6 11 (57.89%) Web Services
6 11 (57.89%) XML
7 10 (52.63%) Windows
7 10 (52.63%) SQL
7 10 (52.63%) Data Modelling
8 9 (47.37%) Silverlight
9 7 (36.84%) HTML
10 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
10 6 (31.58%) WCF
10 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (31.58%) TDD
11 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
11 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
11 5 (26.32%) HTML5
11 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
11 5 (26.32%) jQuery
11 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
11 5 (26.32%) Web Development
11 5 (26.32%) Migration

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 12 (63.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (68.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) Web Services
2 11 (57.89%) XML
3 9 (47.37%) Silverlight
4 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) WCF
6 5 (26.32%) CSS
6 5 (26.32%) SOAP
6 5 (26.32%) jQuery
6 5 (26.32%) HTML5
7 4 (21.05%) Reactive Extensions
7 4 (21.05%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
7 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
8 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) CRM
2 10 (52.63%) Data Modelling
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
4 5 (26.32%) Web Development
4 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Data Migration
4 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 5 (26.32%) OOP
4 5 (26.32%) OO
5 4 (21.05%) Workflow
5 4 (21.05%) MVVM
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
7 1 (5.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.53%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) X++
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) MCITP
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint