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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 673 563 626
Rank change year-on-year
-110 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 248 326 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 184 245 273
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -2.38%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114444 105272 119153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92735 87604 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -84 229 £48,000 +9.09% 67
London -69 96 £50,000 +5.26% 26
East of England -9 35 £47,500 +35.71% 5
South East -20 31 £47,500 +5.55% 3
North West 0 28 £45,000 +2.27% 6
Cambridgeshire +31 23 £47,500 -5.00% 4
City of London -27 21 £50,000 - 9
Manchester -1 15 £40,000 -9.09% 2
South West -21 15 £37,500 -1.31% 5
Cambridge +19 13 £50,000 - 4
Surrey +11 13 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Yorkshire -35 12 £38,000 -5.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +11 10 £45,000 +28.57%
Huntingdon - 10 £39,500 -
Suffolk -4 8 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Bristol -24 8 - - 1
Scotland -41 8 £45,000 - 1
Staines - 8 £49,750 - 1
West Yorkshire -38 7 £37,750 +4.13% 1
West Midlands -19 6 £32,500 -35.00% 6
North East -1 5 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Tyne and Wear - 5 £40,000 - 4
Ipswich - 5 - - 1
Birmingham +2 4 £31,250 -45.65% 3
Lancashire +2 4 £47,250 +36.95%
Hertfordshire -3 4 £55,000 +57.14%
Bath -3 4 £33,000 -17.50% 2
Somerset -4 4 £33,000 -17.50% 2
Wales -4 4 - - 1
South Wales -7 4 - -

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 351 (81.44%) Microsoft
2 270 (62.65%) .NET
3 263 (61.02%) SQL Server
4 250 (58.00%) SQL
4 250 (58.00%) C#
5 242 (56.15%) MS Excel
6 154 (35.73%) CRM
7 147 (34.11%) ASP.NET
7 147 (34.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 122 (28.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 117 (27.15%) SharePoint
10 110 (25.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 107 (24.83%) Business Intelligence
12 98 (22.74%) T-SQL
13 93 (21.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 85 (19.72%) Data Warehouse
15 82 (19.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 81 (18.79%) XML
16 81 (18.79%) JavaScript
17 80 (18.56%) HTML
18 76 (17.63%) ETL
19 64 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
20 58 (13.46%) TDD
21 54 (12.53%) Finance
22 53 (12.30%) VB.NET
23 52 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server
24 47 (10.90%) CSS
25 46 (10.67%) Degree
26 44 (10.21%) SQL Server 2012
27 41 (9.51%) jQuery

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 117 (27.15%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.87%) SharePoint 2013
3 17 (3.94%) IIS
4 12 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (2.78%) CMS
5 11 (2.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.93%) Node.js
6 4 (0.93%) ColdFusion
6 4 (0.93%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.70%) SAS
8 2 (0.46%) Apache
8 2 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 242 (56.15%) MS Excel
2 33 (7.66%) MS Office
3 13 (3.02%) PowerPivot
4 8 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.16%) MS Project
6 1 (0.23%) GenStat
6 1 (0.23%) Stata
6 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 147 (34.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (9.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 37 (8.58%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.93%) Trello
3 2 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.18%) Internet
2 2 (0.46%) SAN
3 1 (0.23%) Intranet
3 1 (0.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (61.02%) SQL Server
2 122 (28.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 110 (25.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 93 (21.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 85 (19.72%) Data Warehouse
6 82 (19.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 44 (10.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 41 (9.51%) OLAP
9 40 (9.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 23 (5.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 22 (5.10%) Oracle OLAP
12 17 (3.94%) Relational Database
13 16 (3.71%) MS Access
14 10 (2.32%) Star Schema
15 9 (2.09%) DTS
16 7 (1.62%) Sybase ASE
16 7 (1.62%) BusinessObjects XI
16 7 (1.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 5 (1.16%) Big Data
17 5 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 52 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (8.12%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.86%) NUnit
4 6 (1.39%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.93%) MorphX
6 2 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.46%) Subversion
6 2 (0.46%) Hudson
7 1 (0.23%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.23%) Toad
7 1 (0.23%) ERwin
7 1 (0.23%) JIRA
7 1 (0.23%) Selenium
7 1 (0.23%) FitNesse
General
1 54 (12.53%) Finance
2 27 (6.26%) Advertising
3 22 (5.10%) Marketing
4 19 (4.41%) Banking
5 18 (4.18%) Retail
6 9 (2.09%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.39%) Automotive
8 5 (1.16%) Games
9 4 (0.93%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.46%) Back Office
10 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Front Office
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Legal
11 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (62.65%) .NET
2 147 (34.11%) ASP.NET
3 81 (18.79%) XML
4 80 (18.56%) HTML
5 47 (10.90%) CSS
6 41 (9.51%) jQuery
7 38 (8.82%) Web Services
8 34 (7.89%) .NET Framework
9 30 (6.96%) MDX
10 28 (6.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 24 (5.57%) WCF
12 22 (5.10%) Silverlight
13 19 (4.41%) WinForms
14 18 (4.18%) WPF
15 17 (3.94%) Ajax
16 14 (3.25%) XHTML
16 14 (3.25%) XSLT
17 12 (2.78%) HTML5
18 10 (2.32%) SOAP
19 8 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.64%) Computer Science
2 9 (2.09%) N-Tier
2 9 (2.09%) Management Information System
2 9 (2.09%) Open Source
3 7 (1.62%) Credit Risk
4 5 (1.16%) Replication
4 5 (1.16%) Clustering
5 4 (0.93%) Data Conversion
5 4 (0.93%) CMDB
5 4 (0.93%) Blog
5 4 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 3 (0.70%) IPTV
6 3 (0.70%) GIS
6 3 (0.70%) Kinect
6 3 (0.70%) Visualisation
6 3 (0.70%) Xbox
7 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.46%) Biometrics
7 2 (0.46%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.46%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.51%) Windows
2 11 (2.55%) Linux
3 10 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.39%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.70%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.70%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.46%) Android
8 1 (0.23%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (35.73%) CRM
2 107 (24.83%) Business Intelligence
3 76 (17.63%) ETL
4 64 (14.85%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (13.46%) TDD
6 24 (5.57%) Dimensional Modelling
6 24 (5.57%) Scrum
7 21 (4.87%) Workflow
7 21 (4.87%) Data Modelling
7 21 (4.87%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (4.64%) ERP
9 19 (4.41%) MVC
9 19 (4.41%) Software Engineering
10 16 (3.71%) Migration
10 16 (3.71%) SOA
11 15 (3.48%) OO
12 14 (3.25%) Software Architecture
12 14 (3.25%) Kimball Methodology
13 13 (3.02%) Unit Testing
14 12 (2.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 250 (58.00%) C#
1 250 (58.00%) SQL
2 98 (22.74%) T-SQL
3 81 (18.79%) JavaScript
4 53 (12.30%) VB.NET
5 22 (5.10%) VBA
5 22 (5.10%) VB
6 19 (4.41%) C
7 8 (1.86%) Java
8 5 (1.16%) VB6
8 5 (1.16%) XPath
8 5 (1.16%) X++
9 4 (0.93%) PHP
10 3 (0.70%) XAML
11 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.46%) Perl
11 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.23%) R
12 1 (0.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 46 (10.67%) Degree
2 27 (6.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.86%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.16%) MCSD
6 4 (0.93%) MCTS
7 3 (0.70%) MCITP
7 3 (0.70%) MCSE
7 3 (0.70%) MCP
7 3 (0.70%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.46%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.86%) QA
2 7 (1.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (2.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 351 (81.44%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.35%) Oracle
3 19 (4.41%) Business Objects
4 10 (2.32%) Teradata
4 10 (2.32%) Cognos
5 8 (1.86%) SAP
6 7 (1.62%) Sybase
6 7 (1.62%) Adobe
7 6 (1.39%) Tableau
8 2 (0.46%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 2 (0.46%) ESRI
8 2 (0.46%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.23%) Apple
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