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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 736 720 584
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -136
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 142 174 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 121 145 274
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
England -19 137 £45,000 +5.88% 75
London -21 54 £55,000 +15.78% 24
South East -14 42 £42,000 +12.00% 13
Surrey - 32 £42,000 - 1
East of England -11 14 £43,750 +2.94% 4
City of London +8 12 £62,500 +13.63% 11
South West -8 10 £37,000 -1.33% 8
Epsom - 10 £42,000 - 1
Berkshire -11 7 £32,500 -23.52% 3
West Midlands -11 7 £37,500 -3.22% 6
Hertfordshire -2 6 £34,000 -32.00% 1
Wiltshire - 6 £37,500 - 2
North West -13 5 £39,000 +6.84% 6
Redhill - 5 £52,500 -
Bedfordshire +14 4 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Warwickshire -7 4 £37,500 - 1
Suffolk -8 4 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Yorkshire -16 4 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Bristol -3 3 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Ipswich - 3 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire -5 2 £45,000 +18.42% 7
Scotland -11 2 £46,250 +42.30% 3
Watford -12 2 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £49,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £55,000 -
Leeds - 2 £45,000 - 7
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £32,000 -
Staffordshire +6 1 £44,000 +10.00%
Glasgow +5 1 £42,500 +8.97% 2
Edinburgh +1 1 £50,000 +53.84% 1

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 265 (80.30%) Microsoft
2 172 (52.12%) SQL
3 167 (50.61%) SQL Server
4 162 (49.09%) .NET
5 148 (44.85%) MS Excel
6 147 (44.55%) C#
6 147 (44.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 134 (40.61%) Business Intelligence
8 126 (38.18%) Dynamics CRM
9 125 (37.88%) CRM
10 109 (33.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 101 (30.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 93 (28.18%) T-SQL
13 81 (24.55%) SharePoint
14 64 (19.39%) JavaScript
15 63 (19.09%) Data Warehouse
16 61 (18.48%) SQL Server 2008
17 59 (17.88%) ETL
17 59 (17.88%) ASP.NET
18 54 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
19 49 (14.85%) Finance
20 48 (14.55%) HTML
21 42 (12.73%) Advertising
22 41 (12.42%) VBA
23 38 (11.52%) Degree
24 35 (10.61%) PowerPivot
25 34 (10.30%) Visual Studio
26 33 (10.00%) CSS
26 33 (10.00%) XML
26 33 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 81 (24.55%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.24%) SharePoint 2010
2 14 (4.24%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (2.73%) IIS
3 9 (2.73%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.91%) Lync
5 2 (0.61%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.30%) CMS
6 1 (0.30%) SAS
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 148 (44.85%) MS Excel
2 35 (10.61%) PowerPivot
3 6 (1.82%) MS Office
4 3 (0.91%) MS Project
5 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.30%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 126 (38.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (7.58%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (6.06%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.91%) PaaS
2 3 (0.91%) Office 365
3 2 (0.61%) IaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.21%) Intranet
1 4 (1.21%) Extranet
2 3 (0.91%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (50.61%) SQL Server
2 147 (44.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 109 (33.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 101 (30.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 63 (19.09%) Data Warehouse
6 61 (18.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 33 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 33 (10.00%) Microsoft Power View
8 29 (8.79%) OLAP
9 15 (4.55%) Relational Database
10 13 (3.94%) QlikView
11 12 (3.64%) MS Access
12 10 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (2.73%) Data Mart
14 8 (2.42%) Big Data
15 7 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (2.12%) RDBMS
15 7 (2.12%) OLAP Cube
16 6 (1.82%) PerformancePoint
16 6 (1.82%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 34 (10.30%) Visual Studio
2 30 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.12%) Subversion
4 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.91%) JIRA
6 1 (0.30%) Log4Net
6 1 (0.30%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.30%) NUnit
6 1 (0.30%) MorphX
6 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
General
1 49 (14.85%) Finance
2 42 (12.73%) Advertising
3 16 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.03%) Banking
5 9 (2.73%) Marketing
6 8 (2.42%) Retail
6 8 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.12%) Front Office
8 4 (1.21%) Online Betting
8 4 (1.21%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.61%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (49.09%) .NET
2 59 (17.88%) ASP.NET
3 48 (14.55%) HTML
4 33 (10.00%) CSS
4 33 (10.00%) XML
5 28 (8.48%) MDX
6 25 (7.58%) Web Services
7 16 (4.85%) WCF
8 15 (4.55%) .NET Framework
9 14 (4.24%) jQuery
10 9 (2.73%) Silverlight
11 7 (2.12%) LINQ
12 6 (1.82%) HTML5
12 6 (1.82%) JSON
13 5 (1.52%) WPF
13 5 (1.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 4 (1.21%) COM
14 4 (1.21%) WinForms
15 3 (0.91%) SOAP
15 3 (0.91%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.42%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.12%) N-Tier
3 7 (2.12%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.12%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.52%) Visualisation
4 5 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.21%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.21%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.91%) Clustering
7 2 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.61%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.30%) Equities
8 1 (0.30%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.30%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.30%) Economics
8 1 (0.30%) Derivative
8 1 (0.30%) Blog
8 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.76%) Windows
2 6 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (40.61%) Business Intelligence
2 125 (37.88%) CRM
3 59 (17.88%) ETL
4 54 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (6.97%) OO
6 17 (5.15%) Web Development
6 17 (5.15%) TDD
7 16 (4.85%) Kimball Methodology
8 15 (4.55%) Scrum
8 15 (4.55%) Data Modelling
9 13 (3.94%) MVC
10 12 (3.64%) Analytics
11 11 (3.33%) ERP
11 11 (3.33%) Dimensional Modelling
12 9 (2.73%) Data Analysis
12 9 (2.73%) Business Analysis
12 9 (2.73%) User Stories
13 7 (2.12%) Unit Testing
13 7 (2.12%) OpenUP
14 6 (1.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 172 (52.12%) SQL
2 147 (44.55%) C#
3 93 (28.18%) T-SQL
4 64 (19.39%) JavaScript
5 41 (12.42%) VBA
6 12 (3.64%) X++
7 11 (3.33%) VB
8 10 (3.03%) Java
9 9 (2.73%) C
9 9 (2.73%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.42%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.52%) C++
12 2 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.30%) XAML
13 1 (0.30%) VB6
13 1 (0.30%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 38 (11.52%) Degree
2 25 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.82%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.91%) MCPD
5 1 (0.30%) MCSD
5 1 (0.30%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.73%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) SLA
2 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 265 (80.30%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.76%) Cognos
3 15 (4.55%) Tableau
4 13 (3.94%) Business Objects
4 13 (3.94%) Oracle
5 6 (1.82%) SAP
5 6 (1.82%) Hitachi
6 5 (1.52%) Google
6 5 (1.52%) Cloudera
7 3 (0.91%) Citrix
8 2 (0.61%) Teradata
9 1 (0.30%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.30%) Thunderhead
9 1 (0.30%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.30%) IBM
9 1 (0.30%) Netezza
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