The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 216 234 227
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 19 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.22% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.23% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 23
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5491 6185 6810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.03% 96.63% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4672 4936 5468
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Microsoft Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Microsoft Developer Salary Trend in the North West

Microsoft Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Microsoft Developer Salary Histogram in the North West

Microsoft Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 7 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Merseyside +10 5 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Cheshire +22 4 £35,000 -30.00%
Lancashire - 3 £47,500 - 1
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Microsoft Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (51.61%) .NET
4 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
5 12 (38.71%) C#
5 12 (38.71%) CRM
5 12 (38.71%) Dynamics CRM
6 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
6 10 (32.26%) SQL
7 9 (29.03%) Finance
8 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
9 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (16.13%) Degree
11 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
11 5 (16.13%) Business Development
11 5 (16.13%) C++
11 5 (16.13%) HTML
11 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
11 5 (16.13%) MFC
11 5 (16.13%) Web Services
11 5 (16.13%) Windows
11 5 (16.13%) VC++
12 4 (12.90%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (12.90%) Scrum
12 4 (12.90%) Advertising
12 4 (12.90%) OpenGL
12 4 (12.90%) DirectX
12 4 (12.90%) XML

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (9.68%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.23%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.68%) MS Access
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.45%) OLAP
5 2 (6.45%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.23%) QlikView
6 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Subversion
2 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Advertising
3 3 (9.68%) Automotive
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Games
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) HTML
2 5 (16.13%) MFC
2 5 (16.13%) Web Services
3 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.90%) CSS
3 4 (12.90%) DirectX
3 4 (12.90%) OpenGL
3 4 (12.90%) XML
4 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.45%) jQuery
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
2 4 (12.90%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 2 (6.45%) Data Integration
3 2 (6.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) CRM
3 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Business Development
5 4 (12.90%) 3D Programming
5 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.90%) ETL
5 4 (12.90%) Multithreading
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Change Data Capture
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Kanban
6 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.45%) People Management
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) C#
2 10 (32.26%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) C++
4 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
4 5 (16.13%) VC++
5 4 (12.90%) VB
6 3 (9.68%) VBA
7 2 (6.45%) C
7 2 (6.45%) VB6
8 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Microsoft
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