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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 682 639 598
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 193 288 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.26% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 178 210 234
Average salary £45,000 £49,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -35 182 £47,500 -4.04% 87
London +17 67 £60,000 +20.00% 25
South East +21 50 £50,000 - 16
North West +9 22 £39,000 -13.33% 18
East of England +5 22 £45,000 -10.00% 3
City of London +25 17 £55,000 +10.00% 13
West Midlands -3 17 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Berkshire - 16 £50,000 - 4
Hertfordshire +13 14 £45,000 -14.28%
Surrey +15 13 £52,500 +0.47% 5
Buckinghamshire +4 13 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Milton Keynes -4 13 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Birmingham -18 13 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 12 £45,000 -
Manchester +17 10 £37,962 +1.23% 12
Redhill - 8 £52,500 -
Slough - 8 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +13 7 £42,000 +7.69% 4
Cheshire +7 7 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Wales +4 7 £42,500 - 2
South Wales +1 7 £42,500 - 2
South West -26 7 £40,000 +21.21% 6
Warrington - 6 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire +15 5 £52,500 +47.88% 2
Reading - 5 £60,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +14 4 £44,000 +17.33% 4
Merseyside +8 4 £33,750 -28.94% 2
Suffolk -3 4 £47,500 +5.55%
North East -5 4 £40,000 +5.26% 4
Leeds +23 3 £44,500 - 2

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 279 (84.55%) Microsoft
2 199 (60.30%) SQL
3 196 (59.39%) SQL Server
4 178 (53.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 174 (52.73%) .NET
6 171 (51.82%) MS Excel
7 163 (49.39%) C#
8 116 (35.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 115 (34.85%) ASP.NET
9 115 (34.85%) Business Intelligence
10 114 (34.55%) Dynamics CRM
11 113 (34.24%) CRM
12 112 (33.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 104 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
14 98 (29.70%) JavaScript
15 86 (26.06%) SharePoint
16 85 (25.76%) HTML
17 81 (24.55%) T-SQL
18 66 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
19 62 (18.79%) Data Warehouse
20 61 (18.48%) MVC
21 52 (15.76%) .NET Framework
22 51 (15.45%) Microsoft Azure
23 50 (15.15%) TDD
24 49 (14.85%) ETL
25 47 (14.24%) CSS
26 45 (13.64%) WCF
27 44 (13.33%) Relational Database
28 43 (13.03%) SC Cleared
28 43 (13.03%) Security Cleared

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 86 (26.06%) SharePoint
2 29 (8.79%) BizTalk Server
3 25 (7.58%) SharePoint 2010
4 24 (7.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 24 (7.27%) IIS
5 1 (0.30%) CMS
5 1 (0.30%) Content Management Server
5 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.30%) WordPress
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.30%) DNN
Applications
1 171 (51.82%) MS Excel
2 39 (11.82%) PowerPivot
3 28 (8.48%) MS Office
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.30%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 114 (34.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.94%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.91%) Line 50
5 2 (0.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 51 (15.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.33%) Office 365
3 4 (1.21%) GitHub
4 3 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.61%) IaaS
5 2 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (59.39%) SQL Server
2 178 (53.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 116 (35.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 112 (33.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 66 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 62 (18.79%) Data Warehouse
7 44 (13.33%) Relational Database
8 38 (11.52%) Microsoft Power View
9 32 (9.70%) OLAP
10 23 (6.97%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (6.06%) MS Access
12 17 (5.15%) Big Data
13 16 (4.85%) RDBMS
13 16 (4.85%) PerformancePoint
14 12 (3.64%) QlikView
15 7 (2.12%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 5 (1.52%) SAP BW
16 5 (1.52%) Apache Hive
16 5 (1.52%) Hadoop
16 5 (1.52%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 38 (11.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (9.70%) Visual Studio
3 21 (6.36%) Visual Studio Team System
4 18 (5.45%) Subversion
5 8 (2.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (2.12%) CruiseControl
7 6 (1.82%) MSBuild
7 6 (1.82%) NUnit
8 4 (1.21%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.21%) MorphX
9 3 (0.91%) JIRA
10 2 (0.61%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.30%) Log4Net
11 1 (0.30%) MSTest
11 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (10.61%) Retail
2 31 (9.39%) Finance
3 28 (8.48%) Telecoms
4 24 (7.27%) Marketing
5 13 (3.94%) Advertising
6 4 (1.21%) Online Betting
6 4 (1.21%) Front Office
6 4 (1.21%) Games
6 4 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.91%) Billing
7 3 (0.91%) Banking
8 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (52.73%) .NET
2 115 (34.85%) ASP.NET
3 85 (25.76%) HTML
4 52 (15.76%) .NET Framework
5 47 (14.24%) CSS
6 45 (13.64%) WCF
7 38 (11.52%) XML
8 35 (10.61%) jQuery
8 35 (10.61%) MDX
8 35 (10.61%) Web Services
9 26 (7.88%) Entity Framework
9 26 (7.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (6.36%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 18 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 14 (4.24%) Silverlight
12 14 (4.24%) JSON
13 9 (2.73%) HTML5
14 7 (2.12%) AngularJS
15 6 (1.82%) REST
15 6 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.42%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.12%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.82%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.52%) Visualisation
6 3 (0.91%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.61%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.30%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.30%) Clustering
8 1 (0.30%) Equities
8 1 (0.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.30%) Derivative
8 1 (0.30%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.30%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.30%) Statistics
8 1 (0.30%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 41 (12.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (34.85%) Business Intelligence
2 113 (34.24%) CRM
3 104 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (18.48%) MVC
5 50 (15.15%) TDD
6 49 (14.85%) ETL
7 36 (10.91%) Scrum
8 27 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (7.58%) User Stories
10 23 (6.97%) Test Scripting
11 22 (6.67%) Data Modelling
12 20 (6.06%) Kimball Methodology
13 19 (5.76%) Configuration Management
14 17 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (4.55%) Analytics
15 15 (4.55%) Software Engineering
15 15 (4.55%) Workflow
15 15 (4.55%) Migration
16 13 (3.94%) Data Migration
16 13 (3.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 199 (60.30%) SQL
2 163 (49.39%) C#
3 98 (29.70%) JavaScript
4 81 (24.55%) T-SQL
5 27 (8.18%) VBA
6 24 (7.27%) VB.NET
7 16 (4.85%) VB
8 12 (3.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 10 (3.03%) X++
10 8 (2.42%) C
10 8 (2.42%) Java
11 3 (0.91%) PHP
12 2 (0.61%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.61%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.30%) C++
13 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (13.03%) SC Cleared
1 43 (13.03%) Security Cleared
2 32 (9.70%) Degree
3 24 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (5.15%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.03%) MCPD
6 9 (2.73%) MCTS
7 8 (2.42%) MCAD
7 8 (2.42%) MCSD
8 5 (1.52%) MCITP
9 3 (0.91%) MCP
10 1 (0.30%) CCA
10 1 (0.30%) MCSE
10 1 (0.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.82%) QA
2 3 (0.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.21%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.21%) Vagrant
1 4 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.21%) Puppet
2 1 (0.30%) SCCM
2 1 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 279 (84.55%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.06%) Hitachi
3 16 (4.85%) Tableau
4 11 (3.33%) Cognos
5 10 (3.03%) Business Objects
6 8 (2.42%) SAP
7 6 (1.82%) Google
8 5 (1.52%) Cisco
8 5 (1.52%) Yahoo!
8 5 (1.52%) Cloudera
9 4 (1.21%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.91%) Sage
10 3 (0.91%) Oracle
11 2 (0.61%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.30%) Lotus
12 1 (0.30%) Bloomberg
12 1 (0.30%) Sun
12 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.30%) Red Gate
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension and Health Care
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Reed Technology
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + banefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Cognitive Group
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Extensive bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + BONUS
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Training
Posted: 3 days ago