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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 250 230 238
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 10 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 12
Average salary £39,250 £36,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.53% +16.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £37,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.57%
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
7013 6477 6887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.37% 94.79% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5998 5552 6022
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 20 November 2014.

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 20 November 2014. 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 -18 7 £31,500 -13.69% 4
Cheshire -8 3 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 28 (90.32%) Microsoft
2 22 (70.97%) .NET
3 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
3 18 (58.06%) MS Excel
4 10 (32.26%) C#
4 10 (32.26%) Finance
5 9 (29.03%) ERP
5 9 (29.03%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (25.81%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (25.81%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (25.81%) X++
6 8 (25.81%) CRM
6 8 (25.81%) C
6 8 (25.81%) SQL
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (22.58%) Scrum
7 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
8 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (19.35%) TDD
8 6 (19.35%) OO
9 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (16.13%) Advertising
9 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
9 5 (16.13%) Java
9 5 (16.13%) Retail
10 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (58.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (25.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (25.81%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.45%) EDMS
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.23%) OLTP
5 1 (3.23%) OLAP
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
2 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Advertising
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ERP
2 8 (25.81%) CRM
3 7 (22.58%) Scrum
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) TDD
4 6 (19.35%) OO
4 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.45%) MVC
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.45%) Document Management
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) ETL
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Database Theory
7 1 (3.23%) Relational Database Theory
7 1 (3.23%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (3.23%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.23%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) C#
2 8 (25.81%) C
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) X++
3 5 (16.13%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 28 (90.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Teradata
2 1 (3.23%) Tableau
2 1 (3.23%) Cognos
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