The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 227 229 223
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 20 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 19
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,550 £48,700 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6762 6872 7206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.77% 94.81% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5477 5884 6339
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Microsoft Developer
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +7 12 £36,250 -17.61% 12
Cheshire -4 6 £42,500 -2.29% 3
Merseyside - 1 £37,500 -
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 39 (82.98%) Microsoft
2 27 (57.45%) MS Excel
3 24 (51.06%) Dynamics NAV
4 19 (40.43%) .NET
5 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
6 16 (34.04%) SQL
7 14 (29.79%) Dynamics CRM
7 14 (29.79%) CRM
8 13 (27.66%) Advertising
9 11 (23.40%) C
10 10 (21.28%) C#
11 9 (19.15%) ERP
12 8 (17.02%) Scrum
12 8 (17.02%) Finance
13 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (10.64%) Retail
15 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
15 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
15 5 (10.64%) Software Architecture
15 5 (10.64%) Technical Analysis
16 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
16 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 3 (6.38%) TDD
17 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
17 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
17 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
17 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
17 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 27 (57.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (51.06%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (29.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.26%) OLAP
6 2 (4.26%) QlikView
7 1 (2.13%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) Hudson
General
1 13 (27.66%) Advertising
2 8 (17.02%) Finance
3 5 (10.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (40.43%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.26%) XML
2 2 (4.26%) MDX
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.13%) COM
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) CRM
2 9 (19.15%) ERP
3 8 (17.02%) Scrum
4 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.64%) Software Architecture
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.38%) TDD
7 2 (4.26%) System Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.26%) MVC
7 2 (4.26%) Project Management
7 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.13%) ETL
8 1 (2.13%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.13%) Document Management
8 1 (2.13%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) SQL
2 11 (23.40%) C
3 10 (21.28%) C#
4 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 39 (82.98%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Tableau
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5% Bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
William Hare Limited
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + 5% bonus, pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, company incentives
Posted: 18 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago