The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 115 109 110
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 13 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.71% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 2
Average salary £45,000 £31,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% -34.21%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Microsoft Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1753 1712 1622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.32% 95.32% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1431 1492 1352
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 2015.

Microsoft Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) MVC
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 13 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 13 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (92.31%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (92.31%) MS Excel
3 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 11 (84.62%) TDD
3 11 (84.62%) Scrum
3 11 (84.62%) Configuration Management
3 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 11 (84.62%) Subversion
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 2 (15.38%) WCF
4 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (92.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) CruiseControl
3 1 (7.69%) NUnit
3 1 (7.69%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 13 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 2 (15.38%) WCF
3 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) MVC
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (92.31%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (84.62%) TDD
3 11 (84.62%) Scrum
3 11 (84.62%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) MCAD
3 1 (7.69%) MCSD
3 1 (7.69%) MCPD
3 1 (7.69%) MCTS
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft