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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 218 208 220
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 20 30 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.47% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 28
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,800 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £49,650
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
5786 6434 6906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.96% 95.25% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 5186 5868
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £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 £38,000
% 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 22 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 22 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 +8 9 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Cheshire +1 6 £47,500 +35.71% 7
Merseyside +13 4 £33,750 -28.94% 1
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 23 (95.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 14 (58.33%) SQL
4 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
4 13 (54.17%) CRM
4 13 (54.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (45.83%) .NET
6 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
7 9 (37.50%) HTML
8 8 (33.33%) C#
8 8 (33.33%) Workflow
8 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (20.83%) Marketing
9 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
10 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
10 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (16.67%) WCF
10 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (16.67%) Document Management
11 3 (12.50%) MVC
11 3 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (12.50%) Line 50
11 3 (12.50%) Database Tuning
11 3 (12.50%) MS Access
11 3 (12.50%) Web Services
11 3 (12.50%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (62.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (12.50%) Line 50
3 2 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (12.50%) MS Access
6 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.17%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (20.83%) Marketing
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) .NET
2 9 (37.50%) HTML
3 4 (16.67%) WCF
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.33%) CSS
5 2 (8.33%) XML
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.17%) HTML5
6 1 (4.17%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) CRM
2 8 (33.33%) Workflow
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.67%) Document Management
5 3 (12.50%) MVC
5 3 (12.50%) Database Tuning
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Change Control
7 1 (4.17%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (4.17%) Data Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.17%) ETL
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.33%) X++
7 1 (4.17%) C
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Sage
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