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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 118 110 133
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 14 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.69% 0.75% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.80% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 1
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -21.69%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1893 1876 1917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.34% 94.22% 93.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1623 1699
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 26 (100.00%) C#
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (96.15%) MS Excel
3 24 (92.31%) SQL
3 24 (92.31%) SQL Server
3 24 (92.31%) TDD
3 24 (92.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (92.31%) MVC
3 24 (92.31%) .NET Framework
3 24 (92.31%) SC Cleared
3 24 (92.31%) Security Cleared
3 24 (92.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (88.46%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (84.62%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 22 (84.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (84.62%) Scrum
5 22 (84.62%) Configuration Management
5 22 (84.62%) Subversion
6 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (15.38%) HTML
6 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 4 (15.38%) CRM
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (7.69%) Retail
8 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
8 2 (7.69%) Windows

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (96.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (92.31%) SQL Server
1 24 (92.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 24 (92.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (84.62%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 24 (92.31%) .NET Framework
3 22 (84.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (84.62%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 4 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 2 (7.69%) WCF
5 2 (7.69%) jQuery
5 2 (7.69%) CSS
5 2 (7.69%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (92.31%) TDD
2 24 (92.31%) MVC
3 23 (88.46%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (84.62%) Scrum
4 22 (84.62%) Configuration Management
5 4 (15.38%) CRM
6 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.69%) User Stories
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (92.31%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (92.31%) SC Cleared
1 24 (92.31%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) MCTS
4 1 (3.85%) MCPD
4 1 (3.85%) MCAD
4 1 (3.85%) MCSD
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft