The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 209 185 172
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 6 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.096% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.10% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 13
Average salary £43,250 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Microsoft Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4778 3948 4589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.12% 94.56% 95.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4117 3223 3942
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Microsoft Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the West Midlands region.

Microsoft Developer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Microsoft Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham -13 3 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Warwickshire -8 2 £37,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £44,000 -
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (81.82%) SQL
3 17 (77.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
5 13 (59.09%) T-SQL
5 13 (59.09%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 10 (45.45%) SharePoint
9 7 (31.82%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (31.82%) PL/SQL
9 7 (31.82%) .NET
9 7 (31.82%) Oracle
9 7 (31.82%) Data Mart
9 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (27.27%) C#
10 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
11 5 (22.73%) CRM
11 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
11 5 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
11 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
12 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (18.18%) Windows
13 3 (13.64%) OOP
13 3 (13.64%) OO
13 3 (13.64%) Web Services

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 10 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (9.09%) Lync
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (13.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (31.82%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (31.82%) Data Mart
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.55%) BODI
7 1 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.55%) NUnit
3 1 (4.55%) CruiseControl
General
1 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (22.73%) CRM
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.64%) Analytics
3 3 (13.64%) OOP
3 3 (13.64%) OO
3 3 (13.64%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) T-SQL
3 7 (31.82%) PL/SQL
4 6 (27.27%) C#
5 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) VB
7 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.55%) VB6
7 1 (4.55%) C
7 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) VCP4
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCAD
3 1 (4.55%) MCSD
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCTS
3 1 (4.55%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Cognos
4 1 (4.55%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
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