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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Developer
UK
Rank 677 722 793
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +71
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 167 207 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 146 162 140
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.95%

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
80036 96313 101493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.47% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66452 80820 84362
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +65 160 £50,000 - 45
London +69 88 £52,500 - 14
South East +52 28 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Hampshire +32 16 £43,750 +34.61% 1
North West -6 14 £50,000 +42.85% 7
Manchester -7 11 £50,000 +42.85% 3
West Yorkshire +40 8 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Leeds +38 8 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Yorkshire +37 8 £45,000 -18.18% 2
West Midlands -3 8 £40,000 -20.00% 9
Berkshire +38 6 £46,250 -15.90% 1
Basingstoke - 6 £42,500 -
City of London +33 5 £55,750 -8.97% 4
South West +12 5 £42,500 -29.16% 3
South Wales +17 4 £40,500 +37.28% 1
Wales +13 4 £40,500 +37.28% 1
Reading - 4 £47,500 -
Barnet - 4 £50,000 -
Uxbridge - 4 - -
Surrey +34 3 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Cardiff +18 3 £42,500 +44.06% 1
Birmingham -8 3 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Swindon - 3 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
East of England +12 2 £42,500 - 2
Scotland +1 2 £41,500 -13.54%
Tyne and Wear -2 2 £36,000 -
North East -4 2 £36,000 +18.19% 1
Beckenham - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £63,750 -

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 316 (91.86%) Microsoft
2 195 (56.69%) .NET
3 181 (52.62%) C#
4 180 (52.33%) SQL Server
5 154 (44.77%) MS Excel
6 144 (41.86%) CRM
6 144 (41.86%) SQL
6 144 (41.86%) Dynamics CRM
7 119 (34.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 116 (33.72%) Business Intelligence
9 110 (31.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 103 (29.94%) JavaScript
11 85 (24.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 83 (24.13%) Data Warehouse
13 72 (20.93%) T-SQL
14 66 (19.19%) Power BI
15 65 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
16 63 (18.31%) SharePoint
17 61 (17.73%) Microsoft Azure
18 58 (16.86%) ASP.NET
19 52 (15.12%) ETL
19 52 (15.12%) Advertising
20 43 (12.50%) Finance
21 39 (11.34%) Degree
22 37 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
22 37 (10.76%) SQL Server 2012
23 35 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
24 34 (9.88%) MVC
25 33 (9.59%) .NET Framework
26 31 (9.01%) Team Foundation Server

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 63 (18.31%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (2.03%) IIS
4 6 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.58%) Drupal
5 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.29%) Apache
6 1 (0.29%) CMS
6 1 (0.29%) DNN
6 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 154 (44.77%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.78%) MS Office
3 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 144 (41.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (7.85%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (5.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (3.20%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.87%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.29%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.29%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 61 (17.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.49%) Office 365
3 5 (1.45%) SaaS
4 4 (1.16%) Data Lake Analytics
5 3 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.58%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (0.58%) IaaS
6 2 (0.58%) PaaS
7 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.49%) DNS
2 11 (3.20%) Firewall
3 1 (0.29%) FTP
3 1 (0.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (52.33%) SQL Server
2 119 (34.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 110 (31.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 85 (24.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 83 (24.13%) Data Warehouse
6 66 (19.19%) Power BI
7 37 (10.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (8.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (5.23%) Big Data
10 16 (4.65%) OLAP
11 14 (4.07%) MS Access
11 14 (4.07%) SQL Server 2016
12 12 (3.49%) HDInsight
13 11 (3.20%) SAP BW
13 11 (3.20%) SAP Data Services
13 11 (3.20%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (2.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 8 (2.33%) Relational Database
16 7 (2.03%) QlikView
17 5 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 31 (9.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (7.27%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.33%) MorphX
4 6 (1.74%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.45%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.16%) Subversion
7 3 (0.87%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.58%) JIRA
9 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (15.12%) Advertising
2 43 (12.50%) Finance
3 24 (6.98%) Retail
4 6 (1.74%) Legal
4 6 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.87%) Front Office
5 3 (0.87%) Marketing
5 3 (0.87%) Publishing
6 2 (0.58%) Banking
6 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.58%) Games
6 2 (0.58%) Law
6 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.29%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (56.69%) .NET
2 58 (16.86%) ASP.NET
3 33 (9.59%) .NET Framework
4 30 (8.72%) Web Services
5 29 (8.43%) HTML
6 24 (6.98%) CSS
7 20 (5.81%) MDX
8 19 (5.52%) jQuery
8 19 (5.52%) REST
8 19 (5.52%) XML
9 18 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (4.94%) SOAP
11 14 (4.07%) Entity Framework
12 12 (3.49%) WCF
13 10 (2.91%) AngularJS
14 8 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 8 (2.33%) HTML5
15 7 (2.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (1.74%) ASP.NET Web API
16 6 (1.74%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.49%) NHS
4 11 (3.20%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.20%) Visualisation
5 10 (2.91%) User Experience
6 5 (1.45%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.16%) Fintech
7 4 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.87%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.58%) iPad
9 2 (0.58%) Statistics
10 1 (0.29%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.29%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.49%) Windows
2 1 (0.29%) Linux
2 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (41.86%) CRM
2 116 (33.72%) Business Intelligence
3 65 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (15.12%) ETL
5 34 (9.88%) MVC
6 30 (8.72%) Data Modelling
7 23 (6.69%) ETL Development
8 22 (6.40%) Analytics
9 20 (5.81%) Scrum
10 18 (5.23%) Unit Testing
11 17 (4.94%) Software Engineering
11 17 (4.94%) Workflow
12 16 (4.65%) Data Management
13 15 (4.36%) Predictive Analytics
14 14 (4.07%) Machine Learning
14 14 (4.07%) Performance Management
14 14 (4.07%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (3.78%) Master Data Management
15 13 (3.78%) Migration
15 13 (3.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 181 (52.62%) C#
2 144 (41.86%) SQL
3 103 (29.94%) JavaScript
4 72 (20.93%) T-SQL
5 20 (5.81%) VBA
6 19 (5.52%) Java
7 14 (4.07%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 9 (2.62%) X++
10 8 (2.33%) C
10 8 (2.33%) C++
11 4 (1.16%) PHP
11 4 (1.16%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.87%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 2 (0.58%) R
13 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.29%) VB
14 1 (0.29%) VBScript
14 1 (0.29%) VC++
Qualifications
1 39 (11.34%) Degree
2 35 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.45%) MCP
5 3 (0.87%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.58%) MCDBA
6 2 (0.58%) MCPD
7 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.65%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.45%) QA
3 2 (0.58%) COBIT
3 2 (0.58%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 316 (91.86%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.43%) Oracle
3 17 (4.94%) Tableau
4 15 (4.36%) Cognos
5 11 (3.20%) IBM
5 11 (3.20%) SAP
6 4 (1.16%) Sage
7 3 (0.87%) Concur
8 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.29%) Capita
9 1 (0.29%) Ektron
9 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.29%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.29%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.29%) Sitecore
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