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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 161 160 140
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 4 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.19% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.20% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 18
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,450 £28,400 £37,850
10% offered a salary of more than £43,450 £49,700 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
3110 3487 2866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.04% 94.78% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1989 2237 1879
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 28 August 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
Glasgow +4 2 £41,000 +36.66% 1
Edinburgh -6 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Microsoft Developer
UK

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) X++
4 2 (33.33%) MorphX
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 2 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (33.33%) Lean Manufacturing
4 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DTS
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MorphX
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Lean Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) X++
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft