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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 677 653 612
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 224 287 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.25% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 208 231 217
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%

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
104684 113642 104161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.51% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 86404 93317 86694
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 June 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 June 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 -20 213 £45,000 -5.75% 84
London -14 70 £60,000 +18.22% 24
South East +49 63 £50,000 -1.96% 11
East of England -4 23 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Berkshire +22 21 £50,000 - 4
City of London +18 19 £55,000 +10.00% 16
North West +9 19 £39,000 +11.42% 17
West Midlands -17 19 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Hertfordshire +8 15 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Surrey +8 13 £52,500 - 2
Yorkshire +5 13 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Birmingham -18 13 £45,000 +10.42% 4
Buckinghamshire +12 12 £35,000 -22.22%
Milton Keynes -8 12 £35,000 -22.22%
Slough - 12 £50,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 12 £45,000 -
Hampshire +20 10 £47,500 -36.66% 2
South West -18 10 £38,500 -35.83% 4
Manchester -2 8 £38,424 +20.07% 9
Farnborough - 8 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire +4 7 £45,000 +28.57% 4
North East -2 7 £38,000 +18.75% 1
Cheshire -5 7 £45,000 - 3
Leeds +9 6 £45,000 +28.57% 4
North Yorkshire +7 6 £40,000 +6.66%
Redhill - 6 £52,500 -
Warrington - 6 £47,500 - 1
Kent +10 5 £45,000 -11.76% 1
Reading +2 5 £60,000 -
Merseyside +14 4 £33,750 -10.00% 2

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 334 (85.20%) Microsoft
2 235 (59.95%) SQL
3 234 (59.69%) SQL Server
4 229 (58.42%) .NET
5 214 (54.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 210 (53.57%) MS Excel
7 207 (52.81%) C#
8 150 (38.27%) ASP.NET
9 147 (37.50%) CRM
10 146 (37.24%) Dynamics CRM
11 142 (36.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 127 (32.40%) JavaScript
13 126 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
14 119 (30.36%) Business Intelligence
15 117 (29.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 96 (24.49%) T-SQL
17 93 (23.72%) HTML
17 93 (23.72%) SharePoint
18 88 (22.45%) MVC
19 78 (19.90%) SQL Server 2008
20 74 (18.88%) .NET Framework
21 70 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
22 63 (16.07%) TDD
23 57 (14.54%) WCF
24 55 (14.03%) Microsoft Azure
25 52 (13.27%) ETL
26 51 (13.01%) jQuery
27 49 (12.50%) CSS
28 48 (12.24%) Windows
29 47 (11.99%) SC Cleared

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 93 (23.72%) SharePoint
2 33 (8.42%) BizTalk Server
3 29 (7.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 28 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 28 (7.14%) IIS
5 4 (1.02%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.26%) Apache
6 1 (0.26%) SAS
6 1 (0.26%) Content Management Server
6 1 (0.26%) CMS
6 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.26%) DNN
6 1 (0.26%) WordPress
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 210 (53.57%) MS Excel
2 36 (9.18%) MS Office
3 34 (8.67%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project
4 1 (0.26%) SPSS
4 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.26%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 146 (37.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.53%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.77%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 55 (14.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.32%) Office 365
3 4 (1.02%) GitHub
3 4 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.51%) PaaS
4 2 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.28%) Internet
2 1 (0.26%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (59.69%) SQL Server
2 214 (54.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 142 (36.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 117 (29.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 78 (19.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 70 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
7 44 (11.22%) Relational Database
8 39 (9.95%) OLAP
9 30 (7.65%) Microsoft Power View
10 26 (6.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (4.59%) Big Data
11 18 (4.59%) MS Access
12 17 (4.34%) RDBMS
13 16 (4.08%) PerformancePoint
14 14 (3.57%) QlikView
15 8 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 5 (1.28%) Hadoop
16 5 (1.28%) SSDT
17 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database
17 4 (1.02%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 43 (10.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (9.69%) Visual Studio
3 26 (6.63%) Visual Studio Team System
4 22 (5.61%) Subversion
5 10 (2.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (1.79%) CruiseControl
7 6 (1.53%) NUnit
7 6 (1.53%) MSBuild
8 4 (1.02%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.02%) MorphX
9 3 (0.77%) JIRA
10 2 (0.51%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.51%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.26%) MSTest
11 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.26%) Log4Net
General
1 47 (11.99%) Retail
2 39 (9.95%) Finance
3 34 (8.67%) Marketing
4 24 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.81%) Advertising
6 6 (1.53%) Banking
6 6 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.02%) Online Betting
7 4 (1.02%) Games
8 3 (0.77%) Billing
8 3 (0.77%) Front Office
9 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Automotive
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (58.42%) .NET
2 150 (38.27%) ASP.NET
3 93 (23.72%) HTML
4 74 (18.88%) .NET Framework
5 57 (14.54%) WCF
6 51 (13.01%) jQuery
7 49 (12.50%) CSS
8 46 (11.73%) MDX
9 43 (10.97%) XML
10 42 (10.71%) Web Services
11 34 (8.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (7.65%) Entity Framework
13 25 (6.38%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
14 22 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 13 (3.32%) JSON
15 13 (3.32%) Silverlight
16 10 (2.55%) HTML5
17 9 (2.30%) AngularJS
18 6 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web API
18 6 (1.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 7 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (1.79%) Data Structures
3 7 (1.79%) Visualisation
4 5 (1.28%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (1.02%) Hedge funds
6 3 (0.77%) Data Integration
6 3 (0.77%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.77%) Equities
7 2 (0.51%) Telematics
7 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.51%) Blog
7 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.26%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.26%) Xbox
8 1 (0.26%) User Experience
8 1 (0.26%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 48 (12.24%) Windows
2 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (37.50%) CRM
2 126 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (30.36%) Business Intelligence
4 88 (22.45%) MVC
5 63 (16.07%) TDD
6 52 (13.27%) ETL
7 45 (11.48%) Scrum
8 33 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (7.65%) User Stories
10 28 (7.14%) Test Scripting
11 27 (6.89%) Data Modelling
12 25 (6.38%) Kimball Methodology
13 23 (5.87%) Configuration Management
14 22 (5.61%) Performance Tuning
15 19 (4.85%) Migration
16 17 (4.34%) Dashboard Development
17 16 (4.08%) Workflow
17 16 (4.08%) Software Engineering
18 15 (3.83%) E-Commerce
18 15 (3.83%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 235 (59.95%) SQL
2 207 (52.81%) C#
3 127 (32.40%) JavaScript
4 96 (24.49%) T-SQL
5 27 (6.89%) VB.NET
6 20 (5.10%) VBA
7 16 (4.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 15 (3.83%) VB
9 12 (3.06%) X++
10 8 (2.04%) C
11 6 (1.53%) Java
12 3 (0.77%) PHP
13 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.51%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.51%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
14 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.26%) R
14 1 (0.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 47 (11.99%) SC Cleared
1 47 (11.99%) Security Cleared
2 33 (8.42%) Degree
3 31 (7.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (4.34%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.55%) MCPD
6 9 (2.30%) MCTS
7 8 (2.04%) MCAD
7 8 (2.04%) MCSD
8 5 (1.28%) MCITP
9 3 (0.77%) MCP
10 1 (0.26%) MCSE
10 1 (0.26%) MCSA
10 1 (0.26%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.79%) QA
2 3 (0.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.02%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.02%) Puppet
1 4 (1.02%) Vagrant
1 4 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.26%) SCCM
2 1 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 334 (85.20%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.12%) Hitachi
3 12 (3.06%) Tableau
4 11 (2.81%) SAP
5 9 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (2.04%) Google
6 8 (2.04%) Cognos
6 8 (2.04%) Oracle
6 8 (2.04%) Business Objects
6 8 (2.04%) Lotus
7 5 (1.28%) Cisco
7 5 (1.28%) Yahoo!
8 4 (1.02%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.02%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.77%) Red Gate
9 3 (0.77%) Sage
10 2 (0.51%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.26%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.26%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.26%) Sun
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