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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 709 661 674
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 195 254 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 175 224 180
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -45 184 £47,500 -5.00% 69
London -28 75 £55,000 +2.32% 25
South East +29 49 £51,250 +11.41% 14
Berkshire +29 18 £49,500 -1.00% 2
City of London +14 18 £50,000 -2.91% 5
East of England -9 17 £45,000 - 4
Yorkshire +12 14 £40,000 +6.66% 3
West Midlands -13 14 £45,000 +8.43% 5
Surrey +5 12 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Hertfordshire -3 12 £45,000 -10.00%
West Yorkshire +10 10 £43,750 +25.00% 2
Birmingham +4 10 £45,000 +8.43% 3
Slough - 10 £45,000 -
Leeds +9 8 £45,000 +28.57% 1
South West -17 8 £43,750 -27.08% 3
North West -21 7 £37,500 -21.05% 6
Bracknell - 7 £60,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £45,000 -
Hampshire +22 6 £47,500 +5.55%
Manchester -6 6 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Bristol -13 5 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Redhill - 5 £52,500 -
Scotland +6 4 £37,500 -
North Yorkshire +4 4 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 4 £52,500 +23.52%
Kent -9 4 - -
Farnborough - 4 £47,500 -
Suffolk +3 3 - - 1
North East 0 3 £38,000 +18.75% 3
Wales -5 3 £42,500 +54.54% 1

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 347 (85.68%) Microsoft
2 251 (61.98%) .NET
3 243 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 224 (55.31%) SQL
5 221 (54.57%) C#
6 212 (52.35%) MS Excel
7 202 (49.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 159 (39.26%) CRM
9 158 (39.01%) Dynamics CRM
10 155 (38.27%) ASP.NET
11 135 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 134 (33.09%) JavaScript
13 130 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
14 105 (25.93%) MVC
15 102 (25.19%) Business Intelligence
15 102 (25.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 91 (22.47%) HTML
17 90 (22.22%) T-SQL
18 88 (21.73%) SharePoint
19 84 (20.74%) .NET Framework
20 70 (17.28%) SQL Server 2008
21 68 (16.79%) WCF
22 57 (14.07%) Windows
23 56 (13.83%) XML
24 54 (13.33%) jQuery
24 54 (13.33%) TDD
25 52 (12.84%) CSS
26 50 (12.35%) MDX
27 49 (12.10%) Web Services
27 49 (12.10%) Data Warehouse

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 88 (21.73%) SharePoint
2 30 (7.41%) IIS
3 28 (6.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 27 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
5 26 (6.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.99%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.25%) Apache
8 1 (0.25%) SAS
8 1 (0.25%) Lync
8 1 (0.25%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 212 (52.35%) MS Excel
2 33 (8.15%) MS Office
3 19 (4.69%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.25%) SPSS
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 158 (39.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (4.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (2.72%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.48%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.74%) Line 50
6 1 (0.25%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (3.21%) Office 365
3 4 (0.99%) GitHub
4 3 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.49%) SaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.23%) Internet
2 4 (0.99%) DNS
3 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.25%) DMZ
3 1 (0.25%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 202 (49.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 135 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 102 (25.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 70 (17.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 49 (12.10%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (8.40%) Relational Database
8 33 (8.15%) OLAP
9 26 (6.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (3.70%) MS Access
11 14 (3.46%) RDBMS
12 13 (3.21%) Microsoft Power View
12 13 (3.21%) PerformancePoint
13 11 (2.72%) Big Data
13 11 (2.72%) Oracle Database
14 9 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
17 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (11.36%) Visual Studio
2 36 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (6.42%) Visual Studio Team System
4 20 (4.94%) Subversion
5 15 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.99%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 4 (0.99%) MorphX
6 4 (0.99%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.49%) JIRA
7 2 (0.49%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.49%) NUnit
7 2 (0.49%) CruiseControl
7 2 (0.49%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.49%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.25%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.25%) tSQLt
8 1 (0.25%) MSTest
8 1 (0.25%) FitNesse
General
1 46 (11.36%) Finance
2 44 (10.86%) Retail
3 25 (6.17%) Marketing
4 15 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.22%) Advertising
5 9 (2.22%) Banking
6 5 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.23%) Games
7 4 (0.99%) Law
8 2 (0.49%) Billing
8 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (61.98%) .NET
2 155 (38.27%) ASP.NET
3 91 (22.47%) HTML
4 84 (20.74%) .NET Framework
5 68 (16.79%) WCF
6 56 (13.83%) XML
7 54 (13.33%) jQuery
8 52 (12.84%) CSS
9 50 (12.35%) MDX
10 49 (12.10%) Web Services
11 39 (9.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (6.67%) Entity Framework
13 22 (5.43%) HTML5
14 21 (5.19%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
15 19 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 16 (3.95%) Silverlight
17 13 (3.21%) CSS3
17 13 (3.21%) JSON
18 12 (2.96%) SOAP
19 8 (1.98%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (1.73%) Data Integration
4 6 (1.48%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 4 (0.99%) Data Structures
6 4 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (0.99%) Hedge funds
6 4 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.74%) Clustering
8 2 (0.49%) Equities
8 2 (0.49%) Telematics
8 2 (0.49%) Blog
8 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.49%) EPoS
8 2 (0.49%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.25%) Replication
9 1 (0.25%) GIS
9 1 (0.25%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 57 (14.07%) Windows
2 6 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (0.99%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.49%) Windows Vista
4 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (39.26%) CRM
2 130 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (25.93%) MVC
4 102 (25.19%) Business Intelligence
5 54 (13.33%) TDD
6 45 (11.11%) Scrum
7 36 (8.89%) ETL
8 29 (7.16%) Data Modelling
8 29 (7.16%) Kimball Methodology
9 27 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (6.42%) Performance Tuning
11 21 (5.19%) Migration
12 20 (4.94%) Workflow
13 19 (4.69%) Configuration Management
13 19 (4.69%) Test Scripting
14 17 (4.20%) Software Engineering
14 17 (4.20%) Dashboard Development
15 16 (3.95%) User Stories
15 16 (3.95%) E-Commerce
15 16 (3.95%) OO
Programming Languages
1 224 (55.31%) SQL
2 221 (54.57%) C#
3 134 (33.09%) JavaScript
4 90 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 38 (9.38%) VB.NET
6 17 (4.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 14 (3.46%) VB
8 12 (2.96%) C
9 10 (2.47%) X++
10 9 (2.22%) VBA
11 7 (1.73%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.73%) Java
12 3 (0.74%) C++
12 3 (0.74%) PHP
13 2 (0.49%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.49%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.49%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.25%) R
14 1 (0.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 39 (9.63%) SC Cleared
1 39 (9.63%) Security Cleared
2 34 (8.40%) Degree
3 28 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (3.46%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.23%) MCTS
5 5 (1.23%) MCITP
6 4 (0.99%) MCPD
6 4 (0.99%) MCP
6 4 (0.99%) MCAD
6 4 (0.99%) MCSD
7 2 (0.49%) CCA
8 1 (0.25%) MCSE
8 1 (0.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.48%) QA
2 5 (1.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.99%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.99%) Puppet
1 4 (0.99%) Vagrant
1 4 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.25%) SCCM
2 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 347 (85.68%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.42%) Hitachi
3 18 (4.44%) Oracle
4 15 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (2.47%) SAP
6 8 (1.98%) Lotus
7 5 (1.23%) Cisco
7 5 (1.23%) Ab Initio
7 5 (1.23%) Yahoo!
7 5 (1.23%) Google
7 5 (1.23%) Red Gate
8 4 (0.99%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.74%) Sage
10 2 (0.49%) Tableau
10 2 (0.49%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.25%) Infor
11 1 (0.25%) VMware
11 1 (0.25%) Metastorm
11 1 (0.25%) Perforce
11 1 (0.25%) Sun
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