The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 238 238 235
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 23 37 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.44% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.46% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 30 20
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Microsoft Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7130 8031 7928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.00% 95.44% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5893 6697 6916
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Microsoft Developer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Microsoft Developer Salary Trend in the East of England

Microsoft Developer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Developer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Microsoft Developer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Hertfordshire +6 15 £45,000 -14.28%
Suffolk -4 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Cambridgeshire -2 3 £30,000 -36.84%
Bedfordshire - 3 £45,000 - 2
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
2 27 (81.82%) C#
3 26 (78.79%) .NET
3 26 (78.79%) SQL Server
4 23 (69.70%) SQL
5 22 (66.67%) MS Excel
5 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (60.61%) ASP.NET
7 18 (54.55%) TDD
8 16 (48.48%) MVC
8 16 (48.48%) .NET Framework
9 15 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (42.42%) SC Cleared
10 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
11 13 (39.39%) Subversion
11 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (39.39%) Scrum
11 13 (39.39%) Configuration Management
11 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 12 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (36.36%) CRM
12 12 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
13 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
14 7 (21.21%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (21.21%) XML
15 6 (18.18%) Web Services
15 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
15 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 9 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 7 (21.21%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 22 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) PaaS
2 2 (6.06%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (78.79%) SQL Server
2 22 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Subversion
2 12 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) .NET
2 20 (60.61%) ASP.NET
3 16 (48.48%) .NET Framework
4 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 7 (21.21%) XML
6 6 (18.18%) Web Services
7 4 (12.12%) Reactive Extensions
7 4 (12.12%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 4 (12.12%) SOAP
7 4 (12.12%) WCF
7 4 (12.12%) Silverlight
8 3 (9.09%) HTML
9 2 (6.06%) jQuery
9 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
9 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (3.03%) MDX
10 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) TDD
3 16 (48.48%) MVC
4 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (39.39%) Scrum
4 13 (39.39%) Configuration Management
5 12 (36.36%) CRM
6 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
7 4 (12.12%) MVVM
7 4 (12.12%) Workflow
7 4 (12.12%) Migration
7 4 (12.12%) Project Planning
7 4 (12.12%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.06%) UML
8 2 (6.06%) SOA
8 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.06%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
8 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) C#
2 23 (69.70%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) SC Cleared
1 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.12%) MCITP
4 2 (6.06%) MCPD
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.03%) PeopleSoft