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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 641 665 678
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 270 206 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 237 178 188
Average salary £47,500 £44,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.34% +4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 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 22 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 +49 256 £49,000 +11.36% 66
London +36 98 £52,500 +5.00% 19
City of London +18 38 £51,500 +3.00% 11
West Midlands +11 32 £40,750 -22.38% 6
South East -26 32 £47,500 +11.76% 16
East of England +3 28 £47,500 +31.03% 9
North West -10 22 £45,000 +2.27% 7
Yorkshire -29 16 £37,500 - 2
Surrey +6 14 £50,000 +31.57% 6
East Midlands +1 14 £42,500 +1.19% 3
Manchester 0 14 £47,500 +7.95% 5
Hertfordshire +6 13 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Birmingham +12 12 £41,500 -10.27% 3
Bristol +7 12 £60,000 +84.61% 1
South West -13 12 £60,000 +100.00% 4
West Yorkshire -32 10 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Kent -1 7 £47,500 - 2
Berkshire -16 7 £50,000 +17.64%
Leeds -26 7 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Scotland -29 7 £37,500 -16.66% 2
St Albans - 7 £50,000 -
Reading +5 6 £58,750 +49.68%
Staffordshire -2 6 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire -3 6 £40,500 -5.81%
Peterborough - 6 £40,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 6 £40,000 -
Cheshire -14 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
York - 5 £37,500 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £37,500 - 1
South Wales - 5 £27,500 - 1

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 394 (71.25%) Microsoft
2 325 (58.77%) .NET
3 300 (54.25%) SQL Server
4 283 (51.18%) SQL
5 282 (50.99%) MS Excel
6 258 (46.65%) CRM
7 253 (45.75%) C#
7 253 (45.75%) Dynamics CRM
8 173 (31.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 141 (25.50%) SharePoint
10 128 (23.15%) ASP.NET
10 128 (23.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 124 (22.42%) Business Intelligence
12 103 (18.63%) JavaScript
13 95 (17.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 90 (16.27%) SQL Server 2008
15 76 (13.74%) XML
16 74 (13.38%) ETL
17 73 (13.20%) Data Warehouse
18 71 (12.84%) T-SQL
19 69 (12.48%) HTML
20 64 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
21 60 (10.85%) Dynamics NAV
22 59 (10.67%) Advertising
23 58 (10.49%) Degree
23 58 (10.49%) WCF
24 56 (10.13%) TDD
25 54 (9.76%) Web Services
26 52 (9.40%) Team Foundation Server
27 48 (8.68%) Finance

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 141 (25.50%) SharePoint
2 37 (6.69%) BizTalk Server
3 23 (4.16%) IIS
4 14 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.08%) CMS
7 3 (0.54%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.54%) ColdFusion
7 3 (0.54%) Node.js
8 2 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.18%) Lync
Applications
1 282 (50.99%) MS Excel
2 36 (6.51%) MS Office
3 11 (1.99%) PowerPivot
4 10 (1.81%) MS Project
5 4 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.36%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 253 (45.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 60 (10.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 36 (6.51%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.54%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.90%) PaaS
3 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.54%) Trello
4 1 (0.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.54%) Internet
2 2 (0.36%) NAS
3 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.18%) HTTP
3 1 (0.18%) Extranet
3 1 (0.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (54.25%) SQL Server
2 173 (31.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 128 (23.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 95 (17.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 90 (16.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 73 (13.20%) Data Warehouse
7 45 (8.14%) OLAP
8 35 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 30 (5.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 26 (4.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (4.16%) Oracle OLAP
12 19 (3.44%) MS Access
13 18 (3.25%) DTS
14 17 (3.07%) Sybase ASE
14 17 (3.07%) BusinessObjects XI
14 17 (3.07%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 13 (2.35%) Big Data
16 9 (1.63%) Relational Database
17 6 (1.08%) SAP Data Services
17 6 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 52 (9.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (8.14%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.08%) JIRA
4 5 (0.90%) MorphX
4 5 (0.90%) NUnit
4 5 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.72%) Subversion
6 2 (0.36%) MSTest
6 2 (0.36%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.18%) Selenium
7 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.18%) Toad
7 1 (0.18%) ERwin
7 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.18%) Hudson
7 1 (0.18%) MSBuild
General
1 59 (10.67%) Advertising
2 48 (8.68%) Finance
3 28 (5.06%) Banking
4 23 (4.16%) Retail
5 20 (3.62%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.71%) Marketing
7 8 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.54%) Front Office
9 2 (0.36%) Legal
9 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.18%) Games
10 1 (0.18%) Billing
10 1 (0.18%) Automotive
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (58.77%) .NET
2 128 (23.15%) ASP.NET
3 76 (13.74%) XML
4 69 (12.48%) HTML
5 58 (10.49%) WCF
6 54 (9.76%) Web Services
7 42 (7.59%) CSS
8 37 (6.69%) .NET Framework
9 36 (6.51%) jQuery
10 30 (5.42%) Silverlight
11 28 (5.06%) MDX
12 20 (3.62%) WPF
13 15 (2.71%) WinForms
13 15 (2.71%) SOAP
13 15 (2.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 15 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (2.35%) HTML5
15 9 (1.63%) COM
16 7 (1.27%) Reactive Extensions
16 7 (1.27%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.80%) Computer Science
2 18 (3.25%) Credit Risk
3 16 (2.89%) N-Tier
4 12 (2.17%) Visualisation
5 10 (1.81%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.27%) Mathematics
7 5 (0.90%) Clustering
7 5 (0.90%) Open Source
8 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.72%) Data Conversion
9 3 (0.54%) CMDB
9 3 (0.54%) Blog
9 3 (0.54%) Replication
10 2 (0.36%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.36%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.36%) Biometrics
10 2 (0.36%) GIS
10 2 (0.36%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.18%) Derivative
11 1 (0.18%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 41 (7.41%) Windows
2 10 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (0.72%) Linux
5 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.36%) UNIX
6 1 (0.18%) Android
6 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (46.65%) CRM
2 124 (22.42%) Business Intelligence
3 74 (13.38%) ETL
4 64 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (10.13%) TDD
6 39 (7.05%) OO
7 38 (6.87%) MVC
7 38 (6.87%) Scrum
8 32 (5.79%) ERP
8 32 (5.79%) Software Architecture
9 28 (5.06%) Unit Testing
9 28 (5.06%) Workflow
9 28 (5.06%) Data Modelling
10 24 (4.34%) Software Engineering
10 24 (4.34%) Migration
10 24 (4.34%) Kimball Methodology
11 22 (3.98%) Data Migration
12 21 (3.80%) Performance Tuning
13 20 (3.62%) Web Development
14 18 (3.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 283 (51.18%) SQL
2 253 (45.75%) C#
3 103 (18.63%) JavaScript
4 71 (12.84%) T-SQL
5 28 (5.06%) C
6 22 (3.98%) VB.NET
6 22 (3.98%) VBA
7 18 (3.25%) X++
8 12 (2.17%) VB
9 9 (1.63%) Java
10 5 (0.90%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.72%) C++
12 2 (0.36%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.36%) VB6
13 1 (0.18%) VBScript
13 1 (0.18%) Perl
13 1 (0.18%) XAML
13 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 58 (10.49%) Degree
2 42 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.35%) MCTS
4 10 (1.81%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.27%) MCITP
7 5 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.72%) MCSD
9 3 (0.54%) MCP
10 2 (0.36%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.35%) QA
2 7 (1.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) AIFMD
System Software
1 3 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (0.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 394 (71.25%) Microsoft
2 38 (6.87%) Oracle
3 31 (5.61%) Business Objects
4 17 (3.07%) Sybase
5 8 (1.45%) SAP
6 7 (1.27%) Teradata
6 7 (1.27%) CheckPoint
6 7 (1.27%) Cloudera
7 6 (1.08%) Cognos
8 5 (0.90%) Tableau
9 3 (0.54%) Citrix
10 2 (0.36%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.36%) IBM
10 2 (0.36%) ESRI
10 2 (0.36%) Netezza
11 1 (0.18%) Google
11 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.18%) Siebel
11 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.18%) Facebook
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