The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 168 186 142
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 9 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.20% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 2
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £35,000 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Microsoft Developer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3344 3579 2452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.82% 97.23% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2639 2826 1869
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Microsoft Developer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Microsoft Developer Salary Trend in Leeds

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (94.12%) .NET
3 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (82.35%) CRM
4 14 (82.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (76.47%) SQL
6 12 (70.59%) C#
7 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET
8 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
9 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
10 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
10 7 (41.18%) TDD
11 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
12 5 (29.41%) jQuery
12 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
12 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (29.41%) User Stories
12 5 (29.41%) HTML
12 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
13 3 (17.65%) RAD
13 3 (17.65%) Information Security
13 3 (17.65%) Scrum
13 3 (17.65%) Web Development
13 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
14 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 7 (41.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Advertising
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET
3 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
4 5 (29.41%) jQuery
4 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) CRM
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 5 (29.41%) User Stories
5 3 (17.65%) Web Development
5 3 (17.65%) RAD
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Kanban
7 1 (5.88%) Logistics
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 12 (70.59%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft