The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 611 650 690
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 281 221 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 241 183 160
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 1 August 2014 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 1 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
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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 +6 269 £47,500 +9.82% 61
London +15 101 £52,500 +8.24% 28
City of London +15 41 £51,500 +14.44% 17
South East -11 40 £50,500 +18.82% 6
West Midlands +25 35 £41,500 -20.95% 4
East of England -22 22 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Surrey +6 20 £52,500 +38.15% 3
North West +5 20 £41,250 -6.25% 14
Yorkshire -21 19 £37,500 -
East Midlands -1 18 £40,000 -1.23% 3
Birmingham +26 15 £41,500 -21.69% 2
Bristol +1 12 £60,000 +77.77% 1
Manchester -1 12 £40,000 -9.09% 13
South West -21 12 £60,000 +77.77% 3
West Yorkshire -38 12 £35,000 +3.70%
St Albans +6 8 £50,000 -
Kent -7 8 £49,250 -
Hertfordshire -15 8 £50,000 +25.00%
Suffolk +13 7 £47,500 +40.74% 2
Staffordshire -1 7 £40,000 -7.51%
Scotland -21 7 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Leeds -33 7 £35,000 +3.70%
Cambridgeshire +5 6 £40,500 +24.61%
Cheshire +3 6 £42,500 +13.33%
Berkshire -8 6 £42,500 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 6 £40,000 -
Peterborough - 6 £40,500 -
Reading +1 5 £50,000 +27.38%
North Yorkshire -10 5 £37,500 -6.25%
Lincolnshire - 5 £35,000 -

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 393 (72.78%) Microsoft
2 325 (60.19%) .NET
3 299 (55.37%) SQL Server
4 282 (52.22%) MS Excel
5 278 (51.48%) SQL
6 255 (47.22%) C#
7 248 (45.93%) CRM
8 243 (45.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 165 (30.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 146 (27.04%) SharePoint
11 131 (24.26%) ASP.NET
12 127 (23.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 119 (22.04%) Business Intelligence
14 99 (18.33%) JavaScript
15 90 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 89 (16.48%) SQL Server 2008
17 80 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
18 78 (14.44%) XML
19 77 (14.26%) ETL
20 76 (14.07%) T-SQL
21 73 (13.52%) HTML
22 62 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
23 59 (10.93%) Dynamics NAV
24 57 (10.56%) Degree
25 56 (10.37%) TDD
25 56 (10.37%) Advertising
26 55 (10.19%) WCF
27 53 (9.81%) Web Services
28 51 (9.44%) OLAP
29 47 (8.70%) Finance

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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
1 146 (27.04%) SharePoint
2 35 (6.48%) BizTalk Server
3 19 (3.52%) IIS
4 15 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.11%) CMS
7 4 (0.74%) Node.js
7 4 (0.74%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.37%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.19%) Lync
Applications
1 282 (52.22%) MS Excel
2 41 (7.59%) MS Office
3 15 (2.78%) PowerPivot
4 9 (1.67%) MS Project
5 4 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 243 (45.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 59 (10.93%) Dynamics NAV
3 32 (5.93%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.74%) PaaS
2 4 (0.74%) Trello
3 1 (0.19%) Office 365
3 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.93%) Internet
2 2 (0.37%) NAS
3 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (55.37%) SQL Server
2 165 (30.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 127 (23.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 90 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 89 (16.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 80 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
7 51 (9.44%) OLAP
8 32 (5.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 30 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 26 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (4.81%) Oracle OLAP
11 18 (3.33%) DTS
11 18 (3.33%) MS Access
12 17 (3.15%) Sybase ASE
12 17 (3.15%) BusinessObjects XI
12 17 (3.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 13 (2.41%) Big Data
14 9 (1.67%) Relational Database
15 6 (1.11%) SAP Data Services
15 6 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 47 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.11%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.93%) MorphX
4 5 (0.93%) JIRA
4 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.74%) NUnit
5 4 (0.74%) Subversion
6 2 (0.37%) MSTest
6 2 (0.37%) Hudson
6 2 (0.37%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.19%) Selenium
7 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.19%) Toad
7 1 (0.19%) ERwin
7 1 (0.19%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 56 (10.37%) Advertising
2 47 (8.70%) Finance
3 28 (5.19%) Banking
4 24 (4.44%) Retail
5 19 (3.52%) Marketing
5 19 (3.52%) Investment Banking
6 5 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.74%) Games
8 2 (0.37%) Legal
8 2 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.19%) Billing
9 1 (0.19%) Back Office
9 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.19%) Automotive
9 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (60.19%) .NET
2 131 (24.26%) ASP.NET
3 78 (14.44%) XML
4 73 (13.52%) HTML
5 55 (10.19%) WCF
6 53 (9.81%) Web Services
7 45 (8.33%) CSS
8 38 (7.04%) jQuery
9 36 (6.67%) .NET Framework
10 32 (5.93%) Silverlight
11 28 (5.19%) MDX
12 22 (4.07%) WPF
13 17 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 16 (2.96%) HTML5
15 15 (2.78%) SOAP
15 15 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (2.59%) WinForms
17 8 (1.48%) COM
18 7 (1.30%) Reactive Extensions
18 7 (1.30%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 17 (3.15%) Credit Risk
3 14 (2.59%) N-Tier
4 12 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.04%) Visualisation
6 8 (1.48%) Open Source
6 8 (1.48%) Mathematics
7 4 (0.74%) Data Conversion
7 4 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.74%) Clustering
7 4 (0.74%) Replication
7 4 (0.74%) CMDB
7 4 (0.74%) Blog
8 2 (0.37%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.37%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.37%) Kinect
8 2 (0.37%) Xbox
8 2 (0.37%) GIS
8 2 (0.37%) Biometrics
8 2 (0.37%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 41 (7.59%) Windows
2 8 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (1.48%) Linux
3 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.37%) Windows Phone
4 2 (0.37%) UNIX
5 1 (0.19%) MVS
5 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (45.93%) CRM
2 119 (22.04%) Business Intelligence
3 77 (14.26%) ETL
4 62 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (10.37%) TDD
6 37 (6.85%) Scrum
6 37 (6.85%) MVC
7 33 (6.11%) OO
8 31 (5.74%) Software Architecture
9 28 (5.19%) ERP
9 28 (5.19%) Data Modelling
10 27 (5.00%) Unit Testing
11 26 (4.81%) Workflow
12 25 (4.63%) Migration
13 23 (4.26%) Kimball Methodology
13 23 (4.26%) Data Migration
14 22 (4.07%) Software Engineering
15 21 (3.89%) Web Development
15 21 (3.89%) Performance Tuning
16 18 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 278 (51.48%) SQL
2 255 (47.22%) C#
3 99 (18.33%) JavaScript
4 76 (14.07%) T-SQL
5 31 (5.74%) VB.NET
6 28 (5.19%) C
7 20 (3.70%) VBA
8 14 (2.59%) X++
9 13 (2.41%) VB
10 7 (1.30%) Java
11 5 (0.93%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.74%) C++
13 3 (0.56%) VB6
14 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.37%) XAML
15 1 (0.19%) Perl
15 1 (0.19%) VBScript
15 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 57 (10.56%) Degree
2 36 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.41%) MCTS
4 10 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.30%) MCITP
7 5 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.74%) MCSD
9 3 (0.56%) MCP
10 2 (0.37%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.22%) QA
2 7 (1.30%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) AIFMD
System Software
1 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 393 (72.78%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.59%) Oracle
3 31 (5.74%) Business Objects
4 17 (3.15%) Sybase
5 9 (1.67%) Teradata
6 8 (1.48%) SAP
6 8 (1.48%) Cognos
7 7 (1.30%) CheckPoint
7 7 (1.30%) Cloudera
8 3 (0.56%) Tableau
9 2 (0.37%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.37%) ESRI
9 2 (0.37%) Citrix
10 1 (0.19%) Google
10 1 (0.19%) Netezza
10 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.19%) Siebel
10 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.19%) IBM
10 1 (0.19%) Facebook
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: €40000 - €55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
TDA Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, Half day on a Friday!
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £43000 - £47000 per annum + Company car, phone, laptop & gym
Posted: Yesterday
Derbyshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus, holiday, gym access
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + pension, negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + annual bonus, gain certs
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + 5% bonus, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago