The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 641 648 695
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 271 232 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 227 192 167
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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 +18 258 £47,500 +7.95% 65
London -15 97 £52,500 +10.52% 23
City of London +9 39 £51,500 +21.17% 13
South East -17 37 £52,250 +22.94% 6
West Midlands +13 36 £41,500 -20.95% 3
East of England -7 24 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Surrey +5 19 £52,500 +36.36% 2
Yorkshire -30 18 £37,500 - 2
North West -2 16 £38,750 -11.93% 17
Birmingham +15 15 £41,500 -21.69%
East Midlands +5 14 £36,000 +16.12% 6
South West -11 14 £60,000 +77.77% 2
Bristol +4 12 £60,000 +77.77%
Manchester -7 11 £35,000 -20.45% 13
West Yorkshire -25 11 £35,000 +3.70% 2
Suffolk +11 9 £47,500 +102.12% 3
St Albans +8 8 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire -3 8 £50,000 -
Kent -5 8 £49,250 -
Staffordshire -6 7 £40,000 -7.51%
Scotland -24 7 £49,500 +10.00% 2
Leeds -32 7 £35,000 +3.70%
Cambridgeshire -2 6 £40,500 +14.08%
Peterborough - 6 £40,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 6 £40,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 6 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire -8 5 £37,500 -6.25%
York - 5 £37,500 -
Lincolnshire - 5 £35,000 -
South Wales - 5 £27,500 - 1

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 388 (73.35%) Microsoft
2 320 (60.49%) .NET
3 293 (55.39%) SQL Server
4 278 (52.55%) SQL
5 277 (52.36%) MS Excel
6 252 (47.64%) C#
7 240 (45.37%) CRM
8 235 (44.42%) Dynamics CRM
9 164 (31.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 146 (27.60%) SharePoint
11 133 (25.14%) ASP.NET
12 127 (24.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 119 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
14 96 (18.15%) JavaScript
15 92 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 90 (17.01%) SQL Server 2008
17 82 (15.50%) Data Warehouse
18 81 (15.31%) T-SQL
19 79 (14.93%) ETL
20 76 (14.37%) XML
21 73 (13.80%) HTML
22 61 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
23 56 (10.59%) Dynamics NAV
24 55 (10.40%) Degree
24 55 (10.40%) TDD
25 54 (10.21%) Advertising
26 53 (10.02%) WCF
27 52 (9.83%) OLAP
28 50 (9.45%) Web Services
29 45 (8.51%) CSS

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 146 (27.60%) SharePoint
2 34 (6.43%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (3.02%) IIS
4 15 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.13%) CMS
7 4 (0.76%) Node.js
7 4 (0.76%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 277 (52.36%) MS Excel
2 43 (8.13%) MS Office
3 17 (3.21%) PowerPivot
4 7 (1.32%) MS Project
5 4 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 235 (44.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 56 (10.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 30 (5.67%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.57%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.76%) Trello
3 3 (0.57%) PaaS
4 1 (0.19%) Office 365
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.13%) Internet
2 1 (0.19%) NAS
2 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (55.39%) SQL Server
2 164 (31.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 127 (24.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 92 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 90 (17.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 82 (15.50%) Data Warehouse
7 52 (9.83%) OLAP
8 35 (6.62%) SQL Server 2005
9 31 (5.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 27 (5.10%) Oracle OLAP
11 24 (4.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (3.21%) BusinessObjects XI
12 17 (3.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 17 (3.21%) Sybase ASE
12 17 (3.21%) MS Access
12 17 (3.21%) DTS
13 13 (2.46%) Big Data
14 10 (1.89%) Relational Database
15 6 (1.13%) SAP Data Services
15 6 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 41 (7.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (6.43%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.13%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (0.95%) MorphX
5 4 (0.76%) JIRA
5 4 (0.76%) Subversion
6 3 (0.57%) NUnit
7 2 (0.38%) MSTest
7 2 (0.38%) Hudson
7 2 (0.38%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.19%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.19%) Selenium
8 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.19%) Toad
8 1 (0.19%) ERwin
General
1 54 (10.21%) Advertising
2 42 (7.94%) Finance
3 26 (4.91%) Banking
4 23 (4.35%) Retail
5 20 (3.78%) Marketing
6 18 (3.40%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.76%) Games
8 2 (0.38%) Legal
8 2 (0.38%) Front Office
9 1 (0.19%) Back Office
9 1 (0.19%) Automotive
9 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.19%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (60.49%) .NET
2 133 (25.14%) ASP.NET
3 76 (14.37%) XML
4 73 (13.80%) HTML
5 53 (10.02%) WCF
6 50 (9.45%) Web Services
7 45 (8.51%) CSS
8 38 (7.18%) jQuery
9 35 (6.62%) .NET Framework
10 31 (5.86%) Silverlight
11 29 (5.48%) MDX
12 23 (4.35%) WPF
13 17 (3.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 16 (3.02%) HTML5
15 15 (2.84%) SOAP
15 15 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (2.65%) WinForms
17 7 (1.32%) COM
17 7 (1.32%) CSS3
17 7 (1.32%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 19 (3.59%) Computer Science
2 17 (3.21%) Credit Risk
3 13 (2.46%) N-Tier
3 13 (2.46%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.08%) Visualisation
5 9 (1.70%) Open Source
6 8 (1.51%) Mathematics
7 4 (0.76%) Replication
7 4 (0.76%) Clustering
7 4 (0.76%) Data Conversion
7 4 (0.76%) CMDB
7 4 (0.76%) Blog
8 3 (0.57%) IPTV
8 3 (0.57%) Kinect
8 3 (0.57%) Xbox
9 2 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.38%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.38%) Biometrics
9 2 (0.38%) GIS
10 1 (0.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 37 (6.99%) Windows
2 10 (1.89%) Linux
3 6 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.57%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.19%) Android
8 1 (0.19%) MVS
8 1 (0.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (45.37%) CRM
2 119 (22.50%) Business Intelligence
3 79 (14.93%) ETL
4 61 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (10.40%) TDD
6 37 (6.99%) MVC
7 33 (6.24%) Scrum
8 31 (5.86%) Software Architecture
9 27 (5.10%) Migration
9 27 (5.10%) Data Modelling
9 27 (5.10%) OO
10 26 (4.91%) ERP
10 26 (4.91%) Workflow
11 24 (4.54%) Data Migration
11 24 (4.54%) Unit Testing
11 24 (4.54%) Kimball Methodology
12 22 (4.16%) Software Engineering
13 19 (3.59%) Web Development
13 19 (3.59%) Performance Tuning
14 17 (3.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 278 (52.55%) SQL
2 252 (47.64%) C#
3 96 (18.15%) JavaScript
4 81 (15.31%) T-SQL
5 33 (6.24%) VB.NET
6 25 (4.73%) C
7 18 (3.40%) VBA
8 13 (2.46%) X++
9 12 (2.27%) VB
10 6 (1.13%) Java
11 5 (0.95%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.57%) XAML
12 3 (0.57%) VB6
12 3 (0.57%) C++
13 2 (0.38%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.19%) VBScript
14 1 (0.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 55 (10.40%) Degree
2 35 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.46%) MCTS
4 10 (1.89%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.51%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.32%) MCITP
7 5 (0.95%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.76%) MCSD
9 3 (0.57%) MCP
10 2 (0.38%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.27%) QA
2 6 (1.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) AIFMD
System Software
1 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
Vendors
1 388 (73.35%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.75%) Oracle
3 30 (5.67%) Business Objects
4 17 (3.21%) Sybase
5 10 (1.89%) Cognos
5 10 (1.89%) Teradata
6 8 (1.51%) SAP
7 7 (1.32%) CheckPoint
7 7 (1.32%) Cloudera
8 3 (0.57%) Tableau
9 2 (0.38%) ESRI
9 2 (0.38%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.19%) Facebook
10 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.19%) Google
10 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.19%) Siebel
10 1 (0.19%) Citrix
Barnet, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 40-60k
Posted: 18 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, Half day on a Friday!
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + 7% bonus, pension, holiday incentives
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5% Bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago