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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 732 717 577
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -140
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 172 214 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 143 165 248
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
104868 109684 105271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.59% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85928 88706 87993
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +1 163 £45,000 -5.26% 78
London -33 67 £52,500 +5.00% 24
South East +3 45 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Surrey +24 26 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Yorkshire +10 16 £47,500 +26.66% 12
East of England +7 15 £45,000 +12.50% 5
City of London +7 11 £55,000 +7.31% 14
Leeds +12 10 £50,000 +58.73% 4
West Yorkshire -5 10 £50,000 +32.45% 7
West Midlands -7 10 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Hertfordshire +8 9 £45,000 -18.18% 1
North West -3 9 £39,000 -13.33% 13
Birmingham -4 9 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Berkshire -2 8 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Redhill - 8 £52,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes +6 6 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 6 £35,000 +6.06% 1
South West -25 6 £40,750 +8.66% 4
Wiltshire +9 5 £41,500 - 2
Manchester -5 5 £27,500 -31.25% 7
South Wales -12 5 £40,000 - 1
Wales -16 5 £40,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +9 4 - - 2
Bridgend - 4 £39,750 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £50,000 - 2
Beckenham - 3 £48,000 -
Oxford - 3 - - 1
Scotland +12 2 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Suffolk +7 2 £43,750 +9.37% 1

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 268 (87.58%) Microsoft
2 180 (58.82%) SQL
3 177 (57.84%) SQL Server
4 153 (50.00%) C#
5 152 (49.67%) .NET
5 152 (49.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 148 (48.37%) MS Excel
7 116 (37.91%) Business Intelligence
8 108 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
9 107 (34.97%) CRM
10 103 (33.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 97 (31.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 94 (30.72%) ASP.NET
13 93 (30.39%) SharePoint
14 88 (28.76%) T-SQL
15 81 (26.47%) JavaScript
16 79 (25.82%) HTML
17 75 (24.51%) SQL Server 2008
18 73 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
19 56 (18.30%) Data Warehouse
20 47 (15.36%) CSS
20 47 (15.36%) Microsoft Azure
21 46 (15.03%) Visual Studio
22 42 (13.73%) ETL
23 40 (13.07%) VBA
23 40 (13.07%) Team Foundation Server
23 40 (13.07%) PowerPivot
24 39 (12.75%) Microsoft Power View
25 38 (12.42%) XML
26 36 (11.76%) Finance

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (30.39%) SharePoint
2 24 (7.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 21 (6.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 19 (6.21%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (5.56%) IIS
6 8 (2.61%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.98%) Lync
8 1 (0.33%) DNN
8 1 (0.33%) WordPress
8 1 (0.33%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.33%) CMS
8 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 148 (48.37%) MS Excel
2 40 (13.07%) PowerPivot
3 22 (7.19%) MS Office
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
4 1 (0.33%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 108 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (3.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.65%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 47 (15.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.61%) Office 365
3 2 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.65%) PaaS
3 2 (0.65%) IaaS
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.98%) Intranet
1 3 (0.98%) Extranet
1 3 (0.98%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (57.84%) SQL Server
2 152 (49.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 103 (33.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 97 (31.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 75 (24.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 56 (18.30%) Data Warehouse
7 39 (12.75%) Microsoft Power View
8 32 (10.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 31 (10.13%) Relational Database
10 30 (9.80%) OLAP
11 17 (5.56%) MS Access
12 14 (4.58%) QlikView
13 12 (3.92%) Big Data
13 12 (3.92%) RDBMS
14 11 (3.59%) PerformancePoint
15 9 (2.94%) Data Mart
16 8 (2.61%) SAP BW
17 7 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
17 7 (2.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
18 6 (1.96%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 46 (15.03%) Visual Studio
2 40 (13.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (5.23%) Subversion
4 13 (4.25%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (3.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (2.29%) CruiseControl
7 6 (1.96%) NUnit
7 6 (1.96%) MSBuild
8 5 (1.63%) MorphX
8 5 (1.63%) JIRA
9 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.65%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.33%) Log4Net
General
1 36 (11.76%) Finance
2 31 (10.13%) Advertising
3 26 (8.50%) Telecoms
4 25 (8.17%) Retail
5 15 (4.90%) Marketing
6 7 (2.29%) Front Office
7 6 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.96%) Banking
8 4 (1.31%) Online Betting
9 3 (0.98%) Billing
10 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.65%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (49.67%) .NET
2 94 (30.72%) ASP.NET
3 79 (25.82%) HTML
4 47 (15.36%) CSS
5 38 (12.42%) XML
6 35 (11.44%) .NET Framework
7 24 (7.84%) jQuery
7 24 (7.84%) Web Services
8 22 (7.19%) WCF
9 20 (6.54%) MDX
10 19 (6.21%) Entity Framework
11 14 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (4.25%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 11 (3.59%) JSON
13 11 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 9 (2.94%) HTML5
15 7 (2.29%) Silverlight
15 7 (2.29%) LINQ
16 5 (1.63%) SOAP
17 4 (1.31%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.27%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.61%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.61%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.63%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.63%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.31%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.98%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.33%) Blog
8 1 (0.33%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.33%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.33%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.33%) Clustering
8 1 (0.33%) Equities
8 1 (0.33%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.48%) Windows
2 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (37.91%) Business Intelligence
2 107 (34.97%) CRM
3 73 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (13.73%) ETL
5 34 (11.11%) MVC
6 32 (10.46%) TDD
7 25 (8.17%) Scrum
8 21 (6.86%) User Stories
9 20 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (5.88%) Data Modelling
11 17 (5.56%) Test Scripting
11 17 (5.56%) Web Development
12 14 (4.58%) Kimball Methodology
13 13 (4.25%) Configuration Management
14 12 (3.92%) OO
14 12 (3.92%) Software Engineering
15 11 (3.59%) Analytics
16 9 (2.94%) ERP
16 9 (2.94%) Migration
16 9 (2.94%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 180 (58.82%) SQL
2 153 (50.00%) C#
3 88 (28.76%) T-SQL
4 81 (26.47%) JavaScript
5 40 (13.07%) VBA
6 19 (6.21%) VB.NET
7 16 (5.23%) VB
8 12 (3.92%) X++
9 7 (2.29%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.29%) Java
10 5 (1.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (1.31%) C
12 3 (0.98%) C++
13 2 (0.65%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.33%) VB6
14 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (10.78%) SC Cleared
1 33 (10.78%) Security Cleared
2 29 (9.48%) Degree
3 24 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (3.92%) DV Cleared
5 11 (3.59%) MCPD
6 9 (2.94%) MCSD
7 8 (2.61%) MCTS
7 8 (2.61%) MCAD
8 3 (0.98%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.59%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) SCCM
1 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 268 (87.58%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.56%) Cognos
3 16 (5.23%) Tableau
4 14 (4.58%) Business Objects
5 11 (3.59%) Oracle
5 11 (3.59%) Hitachi
6 8 (2.61%) SAP
7 5 (1.63%) Cloudera
7 5 (1.63%) Google
8 2 (0.65%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.65%) Sage
9 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.33%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.33%) Thunderhead
9 1 (0.33%) Sun
9 1 (0.33%) Citrix
9 1 (0.33%) Cognizant
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