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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 205 197 189
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 17 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.27% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 14
Average salary £41,500 £52,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.95% +28.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £40,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
5348 5176 4597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 95.13% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4465 4406 3923
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Developer Salary Histogram 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 19 September 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
(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 -8 4 £41,500 +3.75% 3
Staffordshire -13 3 £40,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £35,000 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £28,250 -
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 39 (84.78%) Microsoft
2 35 (76.09%) MS Excel
3 31 (67.39%) SQL Server
4 28 (60.87%) SQL
5 26 (56.52%) .NET
6 25 (54.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (50.00%) C#
8 19 (41.30%) SharePoint
9 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (32.61%) CRM
10 15 (32.61%) Web Services
11 14 (30.43%) Dynamics CRM
11 14 (30.43%) Degree
12 13 (28.26%) XML
13 12 (26.09%) Windows
13 12 (26.09%) Data Modelling
13 12 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (23.91%) Silverlight
14 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (23.91%) HTML
15 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
15 10 (21.74%) CSS
15 10 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (21.74%) OO
15 10 (21.74%) Dynamics NAV
16 9 (19.57%) Unit Testing
16 9 (19.57%) HTML5
17 8 (17.39%) jQuery
18 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
18 7 (15.22%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 19 (41.30%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 35 (76.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (21.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (6.52%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (67.39%) SQL Server
2 25 (54.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (10.87%) OLAP
6 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (6.52%) Data Mart
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) MorphX
General
1 2 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (56.52%) .NET
2 15 (32.61%) Web Services
3 13 (28.26%) XML
4 11 (23.91%) HTML
4 11 (23.91%) Silverlight
5 10 (21.74%) CSS
6 9 (19.57%) HTML5
7 8 (17.39%) jQuery
8 7 (15.22%) WCF
8 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
9 5 (10.87%) SOAP
9 5 (10.87%) MDX
10 4 (8.70%) Reactive Extensions
10 4 (8.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
12 2 (4.35%) Middleware
13 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (2.17%) WPF
13 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Learning Management System
1 2 (4.35%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.17%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.17%) SCORM
2 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) CRM
3 12 (26.09%) Data Modelling
4 10 (21.74%) OO
4 10 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (19.57%) Unit Testing
6 7 (15.22%) Web Development
6 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
6 7 (15.22%) TDD
6 7 (15.22%) OOP
7 6 (13.04%) ETL
8 5 (10.87%) Data Migration
8 5 (10.87%) Migration
8 5 (10.87%) Project Planning
9 4 (8.70%) Workflow
9 4 (8.70%) MVVM
9 4 (8.70%) ERP
10 3 (6.52%) Scrum
11 2 (4.35%) Software Architecture
11 2 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 28 (60.87%) SQL
2 23 (50.00%) C#
3 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.70%) VB
5 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.52%) X++
6 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.70%) MCITP
4 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
Vendors
1 39 (84.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
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