The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 123 109 130
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 5 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.26% 0.060% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.064% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 5
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Microsoft Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1812 1564 2128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.23% 93.99% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1453 1268 1839
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,000
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 Cheshire

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

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Microsoft Developer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Microsoft Developer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Microsoft Developer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 3 £40,000 -
Chester - 1 £45,000 - 1
Microsoft Developer
North West

Microsoft Developer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) ERP
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Advertising
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Advertising
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
1 3 (37.50%) ERP
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) C#
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft