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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 164 133 145
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 7 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.66% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.69% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 11
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £37,850 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
3541 2880 2942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 94.52% 93.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2281 1889 2036
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Glasgow -10 4 £30,000 -33.33%
Edinburgh -15 3 £40,000 - 1
Microsoft Developer
UK

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) C#
3 10 (66.67%) .NET
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (53.33%) SQL
6 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
6 7 (46.67%) Advertising
7 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
8 5 (33.33%) CRM
8 5 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (26.67%) ERP
9 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (20.00%) MS Project
10 3 (20.00%) WCF
10 3 (20.00%) MS Project Server
11 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (13.33%) Retail
11 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
11 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
11 2 (13.33%) COM
11 2 (13.33%) OOP
11 2 (13.33%) OO
11 2 (13.33%) VBA
11 2 (13.33%) Java
11 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
11 2 (13.33%) Scrum

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (20.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (6.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (46.67%) Advertising
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) WCF
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) COM
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) WPF
4 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (26.67%) ERP
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
3 2 (13.33%) OOP
3 2 (13.33%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) VBA
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Tableau