The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 175 184 175
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 7 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.17% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.17% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 12
Average salary £42,500 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,200 £47,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3382 3501 3830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.63% 96.71% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2868 2857 3172
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Microsoft Developer Salary Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Microsoft Developer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) VC++
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) MFC
4 5 (35.71%) C++
4 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
5 4 (28.57%) Algorithms
5 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 4 (28.57%) 3D Programming
5 4 (28.57%) Subversion
5 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) CRM
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
5 4 (28.57%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) OpenGL
5 4 (28.57%) DirectX
5 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
5 4 (28.57%) HTTP
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (21.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (7.14%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) QlikView
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) MFC
2 4 (28.57%) DirectX
2 4 (28.57%) OpenGL
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 4 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (14.29%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Replication
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) 3D Programming
2 4 (28.57%) CRM
2 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Change Data Capture
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) ETL
3 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Kanban
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Document Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C++
2 5 (35.71%) VC++
3 4 (28.57%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) C
5 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.14%) VB
6 1 (7.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
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