The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 137 159 158
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 25 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 0.097% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.10% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 8
Average salary £46,750 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
Microsoft Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2837 2969 3231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.55% 95.65% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1848 1905 2109
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,962 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Microsoft Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Scotland region.

Microsoft Developer Salary Trend in Scotland

Microsoft Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Microsoft Developer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Microsoft Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 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
Glasgow +1 20 £46,000 +8.23% 5
Edinburgh +7 3 £47,500 +28.37% 1
East Ayrshire - 1 £32,500 -
Microsoft Developer
UK

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (88.00%) SQL Server
3 16 (64.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (52.00%) SQL
4 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
5 12 (48.00%) SharePoint
5 12 (48.00%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (48.00%) Degree
6 11 (44.00%) Computer Science
6 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (40.00%) .NET
8 9 (36.00%) C#
8 9 (36.00%) MCSE
8 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
10 6 (24.00%) CRM
10 6 (24.00%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (16.00%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (16.00%) Dynamics GP
11 4 (16.00%) X++
11 4 (16.00%) MorphX
11 4 (16.00%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
12 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
13 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
13 2 (8.00%) MVC
13 2 (8.00%) ETL

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (48.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (16.00%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (16.00%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (16.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (88.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (64.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.00%) Power BI
7 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MorphX
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) .NET
2 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) WCF
3 2 (8.00%) WPF
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (4.00%) COM
4 1 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
4 1 (4.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Android
1 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (48.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (24.00%) CRM
3 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) ETL
4 2 (8.00%) MVC
4 2 (8.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.00%) Android Development
5 1 (4.00%) Case Management
5 1 (4.00%) ETL Development
5 1 (4.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (4.00%) OO
5 1 (4.00%) OOP
5 1 (4.00%) Process Management
5 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.00%) SDLC
5 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) X++
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Degree
2 9 (36.00%) MCSE
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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