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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 219 249 241
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 12 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 7
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -27.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £28,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
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
5353 6787 6388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.12% 96.58% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4488 5731 5335
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,001 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +21 7 £35,000 +20.68% 10
Cheshire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Lancashire +16 1 £45,000 - 1
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) Finance
3 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 11 (50.00%) CRM
4 11 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
6 7 (31.82%) C#
6 7 (31.82%) .NET
7 6 (27.27%) Scrum
7 6 (27.27%) Degree
8 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
8 5 (22.73%) MFC
8 5 (22.73%) C++
8 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
8 5 (22.73%) SQL
8 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
8 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 5 (22.73%) VC++
8 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
8 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
8 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
8 5 (22.73%) Project Management
9 4 (18.18%) OpenGL
9 4 (18.18%) DirectX
9 4 (18.18%) HTTP
9 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
9 4 (18.18%) CSS
9 4 (18.18%) Web Services
9 4 (18.18%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (9.09%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) MS Access
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.55%) QlikView
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 4 (18.18%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.55%) tSQLt
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) MFC
3 4 (18.18%) CSS
3 4 (18.18%) DirectX
3 4 (18.18%) HTML
3 4 (18.18%) OpenGL
3 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 4 (18.18%) XML
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.55%) CSS3
6 1 (4.55%) HTML5
6 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) CRM
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
4 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
4 5 (22.73%) PRINCE2
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) 3D Programming
5 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
6 3 (13.64%) TDD
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (4.55%) ETL
8 1 (4.55%) Kanban
8 1 (4.55%) MVC
8 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) C++
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) VC++
3 2 (9.09%) VBA
4 1 (4.55%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) PayPal
2 1 (4.55%) Red Gate
2 1 (4.55%) Sage
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