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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 668 660 659
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 227 277 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 210 238 186
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 £36,600 £34,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,750
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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £67,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -29 214 £45,000 -5.26% 24
London +1 69 £57,500 +9.52% 7
South East +22 59 £50,000 -1.96% 4
East of England +5 23 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Berkshire +21 22 £50,000 +17.64%
City of London +6 20 £52,500 +1.94% 3
West Midlands -26 20 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Hertfordshire -3 18 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire +2 17 £40,000 +6.66% 1
North West -8 17 £38,712 -3.22% 5
Birmingham -8 14 £45,000 +8.43%
West Yorkshire +10 12 £44,000 +25.71% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 12 £45,000 -
Hampshire +11 11 £47,500 -36.66% 2
Surrey +9 11 £52,500 -2.32%
South West -11 11 £37,000 -38.33% 1
Slough - 11 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +12 10 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Manchester +3 10 £38,424 +2.46% 3
Leeds +18 9 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Milton Keynes 0 8 £35,000 -17.64%
Farnborough - 8 £47,500 -
North East -6 6 £38,000 +17.82%
North Yorkshire +1 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Redhill - 5 £52,500 -
Scotland +11 4 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Kent +4 4 - -
Wales 0 4 £42,500 +54.54%
Cheshire -1 4 £42,000 -1.17%
South Wales -6 4 £42,500 +54.54%

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 342 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 249 (62.41%) .NET
3 234 (58.65%) SQL Server
4 227 (56.89%) SQL
5 219 (54.89%) C#
6 216 (54.14%) MS Excel
7 198 (49.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 162 (40.60%) CRM
9 161 (40.35%) Dynamics CRM
10 157 (39.35%) ASP.NET
11 135 (33.83%) JavaScript
12 130 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
13 124 (31.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 101 (25.31%) MVC
15 98 (24.56%) HTML
16 97 (24.31%) Business Intelligence
17 96 (24.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 92 (23.06%) SharePoint
19 84 (21.05%) T-SQL
19 84 (21.05%) .NET Framework
20 76 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
21 64 (16.04%) TDD
22 62 (15.54%) WCF
23 58 (14.54%) jQuery
24 56 (14.04%) Windows
25 52 (13.03%) Data Warehouse
25 52 (13.03%) Microsoft Azure
26 50 (12.53%) CSS
26 50 (12.53%) XML
27 49 (12.28%) SC Cleared

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 92 (23.06%) SharePoint
2 30 (7.52%) BizTalk Server
3 29 (7.27%) IIS
3 29 (7.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 28 (7.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.00%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.25%) Apache
6 1 (0.25%) SAS
6 1 (0.25%) Content Management Server
6 1 (0.25%) CMS
6 1 (0.25%) DNN
6 1 (0.25%) WordPress
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 216 (54.14%) MS Excel
2 35 (8.77%) MS Office
3 22 (5.51%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.25%) SPSS
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 161 (40.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (4.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.50%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.75%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 52 (13.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.51%) Office 365
3 4 (1.00%) GitHub
3 4 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.25%) Internet
2 1 (0.25%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (58.65%) SQL Server
2 198 (49.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 124 (31.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 96 (24.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 76 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 52 (13.03%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (9.27%) Relational Database
8 32 (8.02%) OLAP
9 20 (5.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (4.51%) MS Access
11 17 (4.26%) Microsoft Power View
12 14 (3.51%) RDBMS
13 13 (3.26%) Big Data
13 13 (3.26%) PerformancePoint
14 8 (2.01%) Oracle Database
15 7 (1.75%) QlikView
15 7 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
16 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (1.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 46 (11.53%) Visual Studio
2 42 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (7.52%) Visual Studio Team System
4 24 (6.02%) Subversion
5 14 (3.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.50%) MSBuild
6 6 (1.50%) MorphX
6 6 (1.50%) NUnit
6 6 (1.50%) CruiseControl
7 4 (1.00%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.75%) JIRA
9 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.50%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.25%) MSTest
General
1 48 (12.03%) Retail
2 38 (9.52%) Finance
3 30 (7.52%) Marketing
4 19 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.01%) Advertising
6 7 (1.75%) Banking
7 6 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.25%) Games
9 3 (0.75%) Billing
10 2 (0.50%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Front Office
11 1 (0.25%) Automotive
11 1 (0.25%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (62.41%) .NET
2 157 (39.35%) ASP.NET
3 98 (24.56%) HTML
4 84 (21.05%) .NET Framework
5 62 (15.54%) WCF
6 58 (14.54%) jQuery
7 50 (12.53%) XML
7 50 (12.53%) CSS
8 47 (11.78%) Web Services
9 43 (10.78%) MDX
10 41 (10.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (7.27%) Entity Framework
12 25 (6.27%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 24 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 18 (4.51%) HTML5
15 13 (3.26%) JSON
15 13 (3.26%) Silverlight
16 8 (2.01%) SOAP
16 8 (2.01%) AngularJS
17 7 (1.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (1.50%) Data Structures
3 6 (1.50%) Mobile App
3 6 (1.50%) Visualisation
4 4 (1.00%) Hedge funds
4 4 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (1.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.00%) Data Integration
5 3 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.50%) Clustering
6 2 (0.50%) Equities
6 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.50%) Telematics
6 2 (0.50%) Blog
6 2 (0.50%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.25%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.25%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.25%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.25%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 56 (14.04%) Windows
2 5 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.50%) Windows Vista
3 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (40.60%) CRM
2 130 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (25.31%) MVC
4 97 (24.31%) Business Intelligence
5 64 (16.04%) TDD
6 45 (11.28%) Scrum
7 40 (10.03%) ETL
8 36 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (7.27%) Data Modelling
10 27 (6.77%) Test Scripting
11 26 (6.52%) User Stories
12 25 (6.27%) Configuration Management
13 24 (6.02%) Kimball Methodology
14 23 (5.76%) Performance Tuning
15 21 (5.26%) Migration
16 20 (5.01%) Software Engineering
17 19 (4.76%) Workflow
18 15 (3.76%) E-Commerce
18 15 (3.76%) OO
18 15 (3.76%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 227 (56.89%) SQL
2 219 (54.89%) C#
3 135 (33.83%) JavaScript
4 84 (21.05%) T-SQL
5 33 (8.27%) VB.NET
6 18 (4.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 15 (3.76%) VB
8 13 (3.26%) X++
9 11 (2.76%) VBA
10 9 (2.26%) C
11 7 (1.75%) Java
12 4 (1.00%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.75%) PHP
14 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.50%) C++
14 2 (0.50%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
14 2 (0.50%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.25%) R
15 1 (0.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 49 (12.28%) SC Cleared
1 49 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 33 (8.27%) Degree
3 32 (8.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (4.26%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.26%) MCTS
6 8 (2.01%) MCAD
6 8 (2.01%) MCSD
6 8 (2.01%) MCPD
7 5 (1.25%) MCITP
8 4 (1.00%) MCP
9 2 (0.50%) CCA
10 1 (0.25%) MCSE
10 1 (0.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.75%) QA
2 4 (1.00%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.00%) Puppet
1 4 (1.00%) Vagrant
1 4 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.25%) SCCM
2 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 342 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.76%) Hitachi
3 13 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (3.01%) Oracle
5 9 (2.26%) SAP
6 8 (2.01%) Lotus
7 7 (1.75%) Tableau
8 6 (1.50%) Google
9 5 (1.25%) Cisco
9 5 (1.25%) Yahoo!
10 4 (1.00%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.00%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.75%) Red Gate
11 3 (0.75%) Sage
12 2 (0.50%) Cognos
12 2 (0.50%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft
13 1 (0.25%) Sun
13 1 (0.25%) Cloudera
13 1 (0.25%) VMware
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