The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Microsoft Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Microsoft Developer
Rank 871 851 890
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Microsoft Developer 33 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.018% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.020% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 33 17 11
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +13.51%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Microsoft Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Microsoft Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Microsoft Developer within the UK.

Senior Microsoft Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Microsoft Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Microsoft Developer over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior Microsoft Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Microsoft Developer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Microsoft Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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
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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 -2 33 £52,500 - 5
South West - 9 £60,000 - 1
Bristol - 9 £60,000 - 1
East of England - 7 £40,500 - 1
London -3 6 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Peterborough - 6 £40,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £40,500 -
West Midlands -8 5 £40,000 -23.80%
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 5 £40,000 -
South East -18 4 £51,250 - 1
Surrey - 4 £51,250 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £41,250 -
Derby - 1 £40,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £40,000 -
Essex - 1 £45,000 - 1

Senior Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Microsoft Developer in their job title.

1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (52.50%) SQL
2 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
3 20 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (45.00%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 14 (35.00%) CRM
6 14 (35.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 13 (32.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (32.50%) OLAP
8 12 (30.00%) ETL
8 12 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (27.50%) MDX
10 10 (25.00%) .NET
10 10 (25.00%) C#
11 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (15.00%) Finance
13 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
13 5 (12.50%) ERP
14 4 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
14 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
14 4 (10.00%) Retail
14 4 (10.00%) Degree
14 4 (10.00%) Advertising
15 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
15 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
15 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012

Senior Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Microsoft Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) PowerPivot
2 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 18 (45.00%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (32.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (32.50%) OLAP
4 12 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (5.00%) SSDT
8 2 (5.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
2 4 (10.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) MDX
2 10 (25.00%) .NET
3 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.00%) REST
4 2 (5.00%) HTML
4 2 (5.00%) SOAP
4 2 (5.00%) Web Services
4 2 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (2.50%) JSON
5 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.50%) Ajax
5 1 (2.50%) DHTML
5 1 (2.50%) COM
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
5 1 (2.50%) WCF
5 1 (2.50%) LINQ
5 1 (2.50%) jQuery
5 1 (2.50%) RESTful
5 1 (2.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (35.00%) CRM
3 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.00%) ETL
5 5 (12.50%) ERP
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.50%) Scrum
7 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.50%) MVC
7 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.50%) SOA
7 1 (2.50%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (2.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) SQL
2 10 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.00%) X++
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) C
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) VBScript
5 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Tableau
3 1 (2.50%) NetSuite
3 1 (2.50%) Siebel
3 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.50%) Facebook
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