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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 744 735 564
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -171
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 137 157 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 113 129 263
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -13 132 £45,000 - 81
London +1 49 £55,000 +10.00% 20
South East -1 42 £42,000 -4.00% 17
Surrey +19 31 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Yorkshire +4 13 £47,500 +18.75% 10
City of London +4 10 £62,500 +13.63% 14
East of England -8 10 £45,000 +12.50% 6
West Yorkshire +2 9 £50,000 +31.57% 4
Leeds - 9 £50,000 - 4
Berkshire +4 8 £32,500 -31.57% 3
South West -14 7 £37,500 - 3
Epsom - 7 £42,000 -
Redhill - 6 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire -3 5 £45,000 -18.18% 3
West Midlands -16 5 £44,000 +10.00% 5
Wiltshire - 5 £41,500 -
North West -12 4 £39,000 -2.50% 10
Birmingham -13 3 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Bedfordshire - 3 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes 0 2 £35,000 +6.06% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £35,000 +6.06% 3
Suffolk -5 2 £43,750 +9.37%
South Wales -23 2 £38,750 - 2
Wales -25 2 £38,750 - 2
Watford - 2 £47,500 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £45,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £43,750 -
Lancashire +1 1 - -
Manchester -3 1 £27,500 -28.10% 7
South Yorkshire -6 1 - - 2

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 259 (84.36%) Microsoft
2 170 (55.37%) SQL
3 159 (51.79%) SQL Server
4 155 (50.49%) .NET
5 146 (47.56%) C#
6 144 (46.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 143 (46.58%) MS Excel
8 127 (41.37%) Business Intelligence
9 114 (37.13%) Dynamics CRM
10 113 (36.81%) CRM
11 104 (33.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 99 (32.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 96 (31.27%) T-SQL
14 87 (28.34%) SharePoint
15 73 (23.78%) ASP.NET
16 65 (21.17%) JavaScript
16 65 (21.17%) SQL Server 2008
17 63 (20.52%) Agile Software Development
18 62 (20.20%) Data Warehouse
19 59 (19.22%) HTML
20 55 (17.92%) ETL
21 49 (15.96%) Finance
22 40 (13.03%) VBA
23 38 (12.38%) Advertising
23 38 (12.38%) PowerPivot
24 36 (11.73%) Microsoft Power View
25 35 (11.40%) Visual Studio
25 35 (11.40%) CSS
25 35 (11.40%) Team Foundation Server
26 34 (11.07%) SQL Server 2012

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 87 (28.34%) SharePoint
2 17 (5.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 14 (4.56%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (2.93%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (2.28%) IIS
7 3 (0.98%) Lync
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Foundation
8 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 143 (46.58%) MS Excel
2 38 (12.38%) PowerPivot
3 12 (3.91%) MS Office
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
4 1 (0.33%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 114 (37.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (6.84%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (5.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.63%) Office 365
3 2 (0.65%) IaaS
3 2 (0.65%) PaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.98%) Intranet
1 3 (0.98%) Extranet
1 3 (0.98%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (51.79%) SQL Server
2 144 (46.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 104 (33.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 99 (32.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 65 (21.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 62 (20.20%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (11.73%) Microsoft Power View
8 34 (11.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 31 (10.10%) OLAP
10 21 (6.84%) Relational Database
11 14 (4.56%) QlikView
12 13 (4.23%) MS Access
13 10 (3.26%) Big Data
14 9 (2.93%) Data Mart
14 9 (2.93%) RDBMS
15 8 (2.61%) SAP BW
15 8 (2.61%) PerformancePoint
16 7 (2.28%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (2.28%) OLAP Cube
17 6 (1.95%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 35 (11.40%) Visual Studio
1 35 (11.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (3.58%) Subversion
3 7 (2.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (1.63%) CruiseControl
5 4 (1.30%) NUnit
5 4 (1.30%) MSBuild
5 4 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.98%) MorphX
6 3 (0.98%) JIRA
7 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.33%) Log4Net
General
1 49 (15.96%) Finance
2 38 (12.38%) Advertising
3 20 (6.51%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.23%) Marketing
5 12 (3.91%) Retail
6 9 (2.93%) Banking
7 7 (2.28%) Front Office
8 5 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.30%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.98%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (50.49%) .NET
2 73 (23.78%) ASP.NET
3 59 (19.22%) HTML
4 35 (11.40%) CSS
5 30 (9.77%) XML
6 25 (8.14%) Web Services
7 22 (7.17%) MDX
8 21 (6.84%) .NET Framework
9 20 (6.51%) jQuery
10 15 (4.89%) WCF
11 10 (3.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (2.61%) HTML5
12 8 (2.61%) Silverlight
13 7 (2.28%) LINQ
13 7 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (2.28%) JSON
14 6 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 4 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4 (1.30%) WPF
15 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.61%) Management Information System
1 8 (2.61%) Mobile App
2 6 (1.95%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.63%) N-Tier
3 5 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (1.63%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.30%) Digital Media
4 4 (1.30%) Visualisation
5 3 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.33%) Blog
6 1 (0.33%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.33%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.33%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.33%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.33%) Clustering
6 1 (0.33%) Equities
6 1 (0.33%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.33%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.19%) Windows
2 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (41.37%) Business Intelligence
2 113 (36.81%) CRM
3 63 (20.52%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (17.92%) ETL
5 26 (8.47%) TDD
6 19 (6.19%) MVC
6 19 (6.19%) Scrum
7 18 (5.86%) Data Modelling
8 17 (5.54%) Web Development
8 17 (5.54%) User Stories
9 16 (5.21%) Kimball Methodology
9 16 (5.21%) OO
10 14 (4.56%) Test Scripting
11 13 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (3.58%) Data Analysis
12 11 (3.58%) Analytics
13 9 (2.93%) ERP
13 9 (2.93%) Migration
14 8 (2.61%) Dimensional Modelling
14 8 (2.61%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 170 (55.37%) SQL
2 146 (47.56%) C#
3 96 (31.27%) T-SQL
4 65 (21.17%) JavaScript
5 40 (13.03%) VBA
6 12 (3.91%) VB
7 10 (3.26%) VB.NET
8 9 (2.93%) X++
9 8 (2.61%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.61%) Java
10 7 (2.28%) C
11 5 (1.63%) C++
12 3 (0.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.33%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 1 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (10.10%) Degree
2 22 (7.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.21%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.21%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.28%) VCP4
4 7 (2.28%) MCPD
5 5 (1.63%) MCSD
6 4 (1.30%) MCTS
6 4 (1.30%) MCAD
7 3 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.33%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.26%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 259 (84.36%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.86%) Tableau
2 18 (5.86%) Cognos
3 14 (4.56%) Business Objects
4 11 (3.58%) Oracle
5 8 (2.61%) SAP
5 8 (2.61%) Hitachi
6 5 (1.63%) Cloudera
6 5 (1.63%) Google
7 1 (0.33%) Citrix
7 1 (0.33%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.33%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.33%) Thunderhead
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