The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 675 679 706
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 208 190 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 175 173 158
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £59,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Microsoft Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100772 93375 103116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.32% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 82602 78321 88425
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Microsoft Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Microsoft Developer Salary Trend in England

Microsoft Developer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Microsoft Developer Salary Histogram in England

Microsoft Developer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
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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
London +12 95 £55,000 +10.00% 27
South East -17 25 £45,500 +7.05% 15
North West -10 19 £47,500 +30.13% 1
East of England -23 19 £41,500 -2.35% 4
South West -2 15 £60,000 +96.72% 7
West Midlands -15 15 £41,500 -20.95% 5
East Midlands -4 10 £41,500 +10.66% 4
Yorkshire -36 10 £39,250 +20.76% 9
Microsoft Developer
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Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 331 (69.98%) Microsoft
2 268 (56.66%) .NET
3 244 (51.59%) SQL Server
4 226 (47.78%) SQL
4 226 (47.78%) CRM
5 224 (47.36%) MS Excel
6 223 (47.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 198 (41.86%) C#
8 155 (32.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 121 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
10 114 (24.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 103 (21.78%) SharePoint
12 94 (19.87%) ASP.NET
13 91 (19.24%) Agile Software Development
14 88 (18.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 84 (17.76%) JavaScript
16 76 (16.07%) ETL
17 71 (15.01%) SQL Server 2008
18 61 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
18 61 (12.90%) T-SQL
19 57 (12.05%) Degree
20 55 (11.63%) Finance
21 54 (11.42%) WCF
22 52 (10.99%) Web Services
22 52 (10.99%) XML
23 48 (10.15%) Dynamics NAV
24 47 (9.94%) HTML
25 46 (9.73%) Team Foundation Server
26 42 (8.88%) TDD
27 41 (8.67%) Windows

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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
1 103 (21.78%) SharePoint
2 31 (6.55%) BizTalk Server
3 19 (4.02%) IIS
4 8 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.21%) Lync
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Foundation
6 1 (0.21%) CMS
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 224 (47.36%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.71%) MS Office
3 7 (1.48%) PowerPivot
4 5 (1.06%) MS Project
5 4 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 223 (47.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (10.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 33 (6.98%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.06%) PaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Office 365
3 1 (0.21%) SaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.42%) NAS
2 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.21%) Intranet
2 1 (0.21%) Internet
2 1 (0.21%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (51.59%) SQL Server
2 155 (32.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 114 (24.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 88 (18.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 71 (15.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 61 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (7.82%) OLAP
8 28 (5.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (4.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 20 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (4.02%) MS Access
12 13 (2.75%) Oracle OLAP
13 12 (2.54%) DTS
14 11 (2.33%) Sybase ASE
14 11 (2.33%) BusinessObjects XI
14 11 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 8 (1.69%) Big Data
16 6 (1.27%) SSDT
17 5 (1.06%) SAP Data Services
17 5 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 46 (9.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (8.46%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.06%) NUnit
3 5 (1.06%) JIRA
3 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.85%) Subversion
4 4 (0.85%) MorphX
5 2 (0.42%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.42%) MSTest
6 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
General
1 55 (11.63%) Finance
2 39 (8.25%) Advertising
3 23 (4.86%) Banking
4 16 (3.38%) Retail
5 14 (2.96%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.06%) Marketing
8 3 (0.63%) Legal
8 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.63%) Front Office
9 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (56.66%) .NET
2 94 (19.87%) ASP.NET
3 54 (11.42%) WCF
4 52 (10.99%) Web Services
4 52 (10.99%) XML
5 47 (9.94%) HTML
6 33 (6.98%) MDX
7 30 (6.34%) CSS
8 28 (5.92%) jQuery
9 26 (5.50%) .NET Framework
10 20 (4.23%) Silverlight
11 14 (2.96%) WinForms
11 14 (2.96%) WPF
11 14 (2.96%) SOAP
12 11 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (2.33%) HTML5
13 7 (1.48%) Reactive Extensions
13 7 (1.48%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 6 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (1.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.75%) Visualisation
4 12 (2.54%) N-Tier
4 12 (2.54%) Credit Risk
5 8 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.06%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.63%) User Experience
9 3 (0.63%) Clustering
9 3 (0.63%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.42%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.42%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.21%) NHS
11 1 (0.21%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.21%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.21%) iPhone
11 1 (0.21%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 41 (8.67%) Windows
2 8 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.42%) UNIX
4 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (47.78%) CRM
2 121 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
3 91 (19.24%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (16.07%) ETL
5 42 (8.88%) TDD
6 39 (8.25%) OO
7 32 (6.77%) MVC
8 30 (6.34%) Scrum
9 28 (5.92%) Kimball Methodology
10 25 (5.29%) Unit Testing
11 24 (5.07%) Software Architecture
11 24 (5.07%) ERP
12 23 (4.86%) Data Modelling
13 22 (4.65%) Software Engineering
14 21 (4.44%) Workflow
14 21 (4.44%) Migration
15 17 (3.59%) Data Migration
16 16 (3.38%) Web Development
17 15 (3.17%) OOP
18 12 (2.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 226 (47.78%) SQL
2 198 (41.86%) C#
3 84 (17.76%) JavaScript
4 61 (12.90%) T-SQL
5 20 (4.23%) VBA
6 19 (4.02%) X++
7 18 (3.81%) C
8 10 (2.11%) VB
9 9 (1.90%) VB.NET
9 9 (1.90%) Java
10 7 (1.48%) C++
11 6 (1.27%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.21%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.21%) XAML
13 1 (0.21%) VBScript
13 1 (0.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 57 (12.05%) Degree
2 37 (7.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (2.33%) MCTS
4 8 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.48%) MCITP
6 5 (1.06%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.42%) MCP
7 2 (0.42%) MCSD
8 1 (0.21%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.96%) QA
2 7 (1.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) AIFMD
System Software
1 3 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 331 (69.98%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.29%) Oracle
3 19 (4.02%) Business Objects
4 11 (2.33%) Sybase
5 7 (1.48%) SAP
5 7 (1.48%) CheckPoint
5 7 (1.48%) Cloudera
6 5 (1.06%) Tableau
7 3 (0.63%) Teradata
7 3 (0.63%) Cognos
7 3 (0.63%) Citrix
7 3 (0.63%) TARGIT
8 2 (0.42%) IBM
8 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.42%) Netezza
9 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.21%) Facebook
9 1 (0.21%) Google
9 1 (0.21%) Siebel
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