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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 233 231 237
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 17 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 15
Average salary £38,712 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,750 £48,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
6222 6780 6883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.33% 94.89% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5075 5487 5880
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +12 10 £38,424 +9.78% 2
Cheshire 0 4 £42,000 -1.17%
Merseyside +14 2 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Lancashire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 25 (89.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 15 (53.57%) CRM
3 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
3 15 (53.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 12 (42.86%) .NET
5 10 (35.71%) C#
6 9 (32.14%) HTML
6 9 (32.14%) Workflow
6 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
8 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (17.86%) Marketing
9 4 (14.29%) Migration
9 4 (14.29%) Document Management
9 4 (14.29%) WCF
9 4 (14.29%) Finance
9 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
9 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (10.71%) SDLC
10 3 (10.71%) CSS
10 3 (10.71%) Sage
10 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (10.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (10.71%) Line 50
3 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 3 (10.71%) MS Access
6 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.57%) Data Mart
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.86%) Marketing
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Games
4 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) HTML
3 4 (14.29%) WCF
4 3 (10.71%) CSS
4 3 (10.71%) jQuery
5 2 (7.14%) HTML5
5 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
5 2 (7.14%) Web Services
5 2 (7.14%) XML
5 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.57%) MDX
6 1 (3.57%) LINQ
6 1 (3.57%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.57%) User Experience
1 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) CRM
2 9 (32.14%) Workflow
3 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Document Management
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.71%) SDLC
5 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Database Tuning
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.14%) ETL
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) MVC
7 1 (3.57%) Complex ETL
7 1 (3.57%) Change Control
7 1 (3.57%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.57%) Data Management
7 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 10 (35.71%) C#
4 6 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) VC++
6 1 (3.57%) X++
6 1 (3.57%) R
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Sage
3 1 (3.57%) Red Gate
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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