The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 735 695 582
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -113
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 166 253 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.22% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 141 186 244
Average salary £46,250 £47,750 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.14% +8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £54,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Microsoft Developer
Salary Trend

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

Microsoft Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Microsoft Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 within the UK.

Microsoft Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 April 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
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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
England -23 156 £48,000 -1.53% 77
London +7 63 £57,500 +15.00% 20
South East +9 40 £45,000 -5.26% 14
Surrey +21 19 £52,500 +10.52% 3
East of England +12 15 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Yorkshire +7 15 £47,500 +25.00% 10
West Midlands -7 13 £45,000 +38.46% 6
North West -8 12 £32,500 -27.77% 13
Birmingham -3 11 £45,000 +44.00% 2
Hertfordshire 0 10 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Leeds +21 9 £50,000 +58.73% 3
City of London +13 9 £52,500 +5.00% 13
West Yorkshire +9 9 £50,000 +32.45% 5
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £45,000 -
Berkshire +7 8 £45,000 -5.26%
Buckinghamshire +2 8 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Milton Keynes -2 8 £35,000 -22.22%
Redhill - 8 £52,500 -
Wales +1 6 £40,750 - 2
Manchester -4 6 £27,500 -31.25% 5
South Wales -13 6 £40,750 - 2
South West -23 5 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Oxfordshire +15 4 - - 5
Beckenham +3 4 £48,000 -
Wiltshire +1 4 £41,250 - 1
Bridgend - 4 £39,750 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £50,000 - 1
Slough +5 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Oxford - 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 - 2

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 268 (87.30%) Microsoft
2 187 (60.91%) SQL
3 178 (57.98%) SQL Server
4 165 (53.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 155 (50.49%) MS Excel
6 150 (48.86%) C#
7 147 (47.88%) .NET
8 125 (40.72%) Business Intelligence
9 116 (37.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 109 (35.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 102 (33.22%) Dynamics CRM
12 101 (32.90%) CRM
13 92 (29.97%) T-SQL
13 92 (29.97%) ASP.NET
14 85 (27.69%) SharePoint
15 79 (25.73%) HTML
16 78 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
17 77 (25.08%) JavaScript
18 73 (23.78%) SQL Server 2008
19 61 (19.87%) Data Warehouse
20 48 (15.64%) ETL
21 47 (15.31%) Visual Studio
21 47 (15.31%) Microsoft Azure
22 46 (14.98%) CSS
23 42 (13.68%) PowerPivot
24 41 (13.36%) Microsoft Power View
24 41 (13.36%) .NET Framework
25 40 (13.03%) VBA
25 40 (13.03%) MVC
26 38 (12.38%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 85 (27.69%) SharePoint
2 22 (7.17%) BizTalk Server
3 21 (6.84%) SharePoint 2010
4 19 (6.19%) IIS
5 18 (5.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.33%) DNN
7 1 (0.33%) WordPress
7 1 (0.33%) Content Management Server
7 1 (0.33%) CMS
Applications
1 155 (50.49%) MS Excel
2 42 (13.68%) PowerPivot
3 26 (8.47%) MS Office
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
4 1 (0.33%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 102 (33.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (4.23%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (4.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.98%) Line 50
4 1 (0.33%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 47 (15.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.28%) Office 365
3 3 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.65%) PaaS
4 2 (0.65%) IaaS
5 1 (0.33%) SaaS
5 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (57.98%) SQL Server
2 165 (53.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 116 (37.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 109 (35.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 73 (23.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 61 (19.87%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (13.36%) Microsoft Power View
8 35 (11.40%) Relational Database
9 33 (10.75%) OLAP
10 24 (7.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (5.86%) MS Access
12 14 (4.56%) RDBMS
12 14 (4.56%) QlikView
12 14 (4.56%) Big Data
13 13 (4.23%) PerformancePoint
14 8 (2.61%) SAP BW
14 8 (2.61%) Data Mart
15 7 (2.28%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 6 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (1.95%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 47 (15.31%) Visual Studio
2 38 (12.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (5.86%) Subversion
4 16 (5.21%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (3.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (2.28%) CruiseControl
7 6 (1.95%) NUnit
7 6 (1.95%) MSBuild
8 5 (1.63%) JIRA
9 4 (1.30%) MorphX
10 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.65%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.33%) Log4Net
General
1 34 (11.07%) Finance
2 30 (9.77%) Retail
3 27 (8.79%) Telecoms
4 25 (8.14%) Advertising
5 18 (5.86%) Marketing
6 7 (2.28%) Front Office
7 5 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.63%) Banking
8 4 (1.30%) Online Betting
9 3 (0.98%) Billing
10 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.33%) Automotive
11 1 (0.33%) Legal
11 1 (0.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (47.88%) .NET
2 92 (29.97%) ASP.NET
3 79 (25.73%) HTML
4 46 (14.98%) CSS
5 41 (13.36%) .NET Framework
6 37 (12.05%) XML
7 27 (8.79%) WCF
8 25 (8.14%) MDX
8 25 (8.14%) Web Services
9 24 (7.82%) jQuery
9 24 (7.82%) Entity Framework
10 16 (5.21%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 15 (4.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 12 (3.91%) JSON
14 8 (2.61%) HTML5
15 7 (2.28%) Silverlight
16 6 (1.95%) LINQ
17 5 (1.63%) SOAP
18 4 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.26%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.61%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.61%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.95%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.63%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.63%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.30%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.65%) BYOD
9 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.33%) Xbox
9 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.33%) Blog
9 1 (0.33%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.33%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.33%) Clustering
9 1 (0.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (40.72%) Business Intelligence
2 101 (32.90%) CRM
3 78 (25.41%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (15.64%) ETL
5 40 (13.03%) MVC
6 36 (11.73%) TDD
7 26 (8.47%) Scrum
8 22 (7.17%) User Stories
9 21 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (6.51%) Data Modelling
11 18 (5.86%) Test Scripting
12 16 (5.21%) Kimball Methodology
13 15 (4.89%) Configuration Management
14 13 (4.23%) Analytics
15 12 (3.91%) Software Engineering
16 11 (3.58%) Web Development
17 10 (3.26%) Migration
17 10 (3.26%) Performance Tuning
18 9 (2.93%) Data Analysis
18 9 (2.93%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 187 (60.91%) SQL
2 150 (48.86%) C#
3 92 (29.97%) T-SQL
4 77 (25.08%) JavaScript
5 40 (13.03%) VBA
6 20 (6.51%) VB.NET
7 17 (5.54%) VB
8 9 (2.93%) X++
9 7 (2.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 6 (1.95%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.63%) C
11 5 (1.63%) Java
12 2 (0.65%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.33%) VB6
13 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.33%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 1 (0.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (11.40%) SC Cleared
1 35 (11.40%) Security Cleared
2 33 (10.75%) Degree
3 23 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (4.89%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.26%) MCPD
6 8 (2.61%) MCTS
6 8 (2.61%) MCAD
6 8 (2.61%) MCSD
7 3 (0.98%) MCP
8 1 (0.33%) CCA
8 1 (0.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.58%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) SCCM
1 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 268 (87.30%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.21%) Cognos
2 16 (5.21%) Tableau
3 13 (4.23%) Hitachi
3 13 (4.23%) Business Objects
4 10 (3.26%) Oracle
5 8 (2.61%) SAP
6 6 (1.95%) Google
7 5 (1.63%) Cloudera
8 3 (0.98%) Sage
9 2 (0.65%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.65%) Yahoo!
9 2 (0.65%) Cisco
10 1 (0.33%) Sun
10 1 (0.33%) Citrix
10 1 (0.33%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.33%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.33%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.33%) Thunderhead
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Car, Performance Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, certifications
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + pension/healthcare/33 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Whyteleafe, Surrey
Synergize Consulting Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Consult Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, certifications
Posted: 5 days ago