The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 714 770 797
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 168 194 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 148 172 159
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%

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
86446 102226 109753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.57% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 71817 85217 90858
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

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 10 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 162 £50,000 - 34
London +29 79 £54,000 +8.00% 12
South East +57 25 £46,250 -7.50% 8
North West -12 13 £43,750 -16.66% 6
East of England +30 11 £40,000 -27.27%
City of London - 10 £55,000 -
Surrey +36 9 £62,500 +31.57% 2
Hampshire +16 9 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Manchester -5 9 £43,750 -16.66% 5
West Yorkshire +33 8 £45,000 +7.78%
Leeds +30 8 £45,000 +7.78%
Yorkshire +28 8 £45,000 +5.88%
West Midlands -34 8 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Berkshire +44 7 £45,000 -18.18%
South West +6 5 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £55,000 -
Guildford - 5 £62,500 - 1
Watford - 5 £55,000 -
Reading +33 4 £47,500 -13.63%
Barnet - 4 £50,000 -
Norwich - 4 £32,500 -
Norfolk - 4 £32,500 -
Scotland +23 3 £39,500 -17.70%
North East +13 3 £36,000 +18.19% 1
East Midlands +4 3 £45,500 +8.33%
Tyne and Wear +2 3 £36,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £42,500 -
Coventry -5 2 £37,750 -24.50% 2
Lancashire -8 2 £30,000 -29.41%
Birmingham -26 2 £65,000 +26.82% 2

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, Microsoft Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 331 (92.72%) Microsoft
2 203 (56.86%) .NET
3 195 (54.62%) SQL Server
4 191 (53.50%) C#
5 166 (46.50%) SQL
6 154 (43.14%) MS Excel
7 133 (37.25%) CRM
7 133 (37.25%) Dynamics CRM
8 122 (34.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 120 (33.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 113 (31.65%) Business Intelligence
11 111 (31.09%) JavaScript
12 101 (28.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 90 (25.21%) Data Warehouse
14 83 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
15 76 (21.29%) Power BI
16 74 (20.73%) T-SQL
17 61 (17.09%) SharePoint
17 61 (17.09%) ETL
17 61 (17.09%) Microsoft Azure
18 58 (16.25%) ASP.NET
19 52 (14.57%) SQL Server 2012
20 51 (14.29%) Advertising
21 48 (13.45%) Degree
22 46 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
23 45 (12.61%) Web Services
24 44 (12.32%) SQL Server 2008
25 43 (12.04%) MVC
26 41 (11.48%) Finance
26 41 (11.48%) Data Modelling

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 61 (17.09%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.96%) IIS
3 7 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.12%) CMS
5 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.56%) Drupal
7 1 (0.28%) Apache
7 1 (0.28%) DNN
7 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 154 (43.14%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 133 (37.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (6.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 16 (4.48%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.56%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.28%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 61 (17.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.52%) Office 365
3 5 (1.40%) SaaS
4 4 (1.12%) Data Lake Analytics
5 3 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.56%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (0.56%) IaaS
6 2 (0.56%) PaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.08%) DNS
1 11 (3.08%) Firewall
2 3 (0.84%) Broadband
2 3 (0.84%) Internet
3 2 (0.56%) AMQP
3 2 (0.56%) HTTP
4 1 (0.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (54.62%) SQL Server
2 122 (34.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 120 (33.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 101 (28.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 90 (25.21%) Data Warehouse
6 76 (21.29%) Power BI
7 52 (14.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 44 (12.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (5.88%) Big Data
10 18 (5.04%) SQL Server 2014
10 18 (5.04%) SQL Server 2016
11 17 (4.76%) MS Access
11 17 (4.76%) OLAP
12 16 (4.48%) SAP BW
12 16 (4.48%) SAP Data Services
13 12 (3.36%) HDInsight
13 12 (3.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 11 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (2.52%) Relational Database
16 7 (1.96%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 38 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (7.84%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.80%) MorphX
4 6 (1.68%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.84%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.84%) JIRA
6 2 (0.56%) Subversion
7 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (14.29%) Advertising
2 41 (11.48%) Finance
3 30 (8.40%) Retail
4 8 (2.24%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.68%) Legal
6 4 (1.12%) Games
7 3 (0.84%) Banking
7 3 (0.84%) Front Office
7 3 (0.84%) Publishing
8 2 (0.56%) Law
8 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (56.86%) .NET
2 58 (16.25%) ASP.NET
3 45 (12.61%) Web Services
4 39 (10.92%) HTML
5 38 (10.64%) CSS
6 36 (10.08%) .NET Framework
7 26 (7.28%) MDX
8 22 (6.16%) REST
8 22 (6.16%) SOAP
9 20 (5.60%) jQuery
10 18 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (5.04%) WCF
11 17 (4.76%) XML
12 13 (3.64%) HTML5
13 12 (3.36%) AngularJS
14 11 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (2.52%) KnockoutJS
16 8 (2.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 7 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 7 (1.96%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 18 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.92%) Visualisation
5 13 (3.64%) User Experience
6 10 (2.80%) NHS
7 7 (1.96%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.68%) Replication
9 4 (1.12%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.84%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.84%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.84%) Fintech
10 3 (0.84%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.84%) Social Media
10 3 (0.84%) Statistics
11 2 (0.56%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.56%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.28%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.28%) Derivative
12 1 (0.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (0.28%) Linux
2 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (37.25%) CRM
2 113 (31.65%) Business Intelligence
3 83 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (17.09%) ETL
5 43 (12.04%) MVC
6 41 (11.48%) Data Modelling
7 27 (7.56%) Scrum
8 25 (7.00%) ETL Development
9 23 (6.44%) Data Management
9 23 (6.44%) Software Engineering
9 23 (6.44%) Unit Testing
9 23 (6.44%) Workflow
10 22 (6.16%) Time Management
11 21 (5.88%) Analytics
11 21 (5.88%) SDLC
12 20 (5.60%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (5.60%) Web Development
13 19 (5.32%) Master Data Management
14 16 (4.48%) Database Tuning
15 15 (4.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 191 (53.50%) C#
2 166 (46.50%) SQL
3 111 (31.09%) JavaScript
4 74 (20.73%) T-SQL
5 23 (6.44%) VBA
6 20 (5.60%) Java
7 18 (5.04%) PowerShell
7 18 (5.04%) X++
8 16 (4.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 11 (3.08%) C
10 10 (2.80%) C++
11 6 (1.68%) PHP
12 4 (1.12%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.12%) VB
13 2 (0.56%) R
13 2 (0.56%) VB6
13 2 (0.56%) VC++
14 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (13.45%) Degree
2 40 (11.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.40%) MCP
3 5 (1.40%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.84%) MCDBA
4 3 (0.84%) MCPD
5 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) MCITP
6 1 (0.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.44%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.84%) QA
3 2 (0.56%) COBIT
3 2 (0.56%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 331 (92.72%) Microsoft
2 38 (10.64%) Oracle
3 20 (5.60%) Cognos
4 17 (4.76%) SAP
4 17 (4.76%) Tableau
5 16 (4.48%) IBM
6 4 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.84%) Concur
7 3 (0.84%) Sage
7 3 (0.84%) Twitter
8 1 (0.28%) Capita
8 1 (0.28%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.28%) Ektron
8 1 (0.28%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.28%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.28%) Sitecore
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