The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 232 222 222
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 12 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.40% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 29
Average salary £41,250 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £50,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
6097 6707 7078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.27% 95.51% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4868 5411 5954
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 1 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 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
Manchester -7 6 £32,500 -18.75% 9
Cheshire +6 3 £50,000 +42.85% 8
Merseyside +11 2 £32,500 -31.57% 2
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 9 (56.25%) .NET
5 8 (50.00%) CRM
5 8 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 7 (43.75%) HTML
7 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
8 5 (31.25%) C#
8 5 (31.25%) Workflow
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (25.00%) WCF
9 4 (25.00%) Marketing
10 3 (18.75%) Line 50
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (18.75%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
10 3 (18.75%) Sage
10 3 (18.75%) MVC
10 3 (18.75%) MS Access
10 3 (18.75%) Web Services
11 2 (12.50%) XML
11 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
11 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
11 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
11 2 (12.50%) CSS
11 2 (12.50%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (18.75%) Line 50
2 3 (18.75%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (18.75%) MS Access
4 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) WCF
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 2 (12.50%) XML
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 2 (12.50%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.25%) HTML5
6 1 (6.25%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) CRM
2 5 (31.25%) Workflow
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Document Management
4 2 (12.50%) Database Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
5 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (12.50%) X++
6 1 (6.25%) C
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Sage
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension and Health Care
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension and Health Care
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension.
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + holidays, pension, career progression
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, training
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, training
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + bonus, pension.
Posted: 10 days ago
Carlisle
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + car allowance, pension and training
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, certifications
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, certifications
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, health care
Posted: 20 days ago