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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 205 186 184
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 14 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.12% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.13% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 19
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -34.34%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
5066 4692 4847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.30% 95.52% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4310 3916 4057
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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 -4 12 £45,000 +44.00% 1
Staffordshire -2 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (86.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (82.61%) SQL
3 19 (82.61%) SQL Server
3 19 (82.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (69.57%) MS Excel
5 15 (65.22%) .NET
6 14 (60.87%) C#
7 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
8 12 (52.17%) MVC
8 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (52.17%) .NET Framework
8 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
8 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
9 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (43.48%) TDD
10 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
10 10 (43.48%) Scrum
10 10 (43.48%) Subversion
10 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
12 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
12 5 (21.74%) Oracle
12 5 (21.74%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
12 5 (21.74%) Data Mart
12 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (69.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (86.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (82.61%) SQL Server
2 19 (82.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (21.74%) Data Mart
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.35%) BODI
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Subversion
2 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (4.35%) NUnit
4 1 (4.35%) CruiseControl
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
3 12 (52.17%) .NET Framework
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (13.04%) HTML
6 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 2 (8.70%) WCF
6 2 (8.70%) CSS
7 1 (4.35%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) MVC
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (43.48%) TDD
3 10 (43.48%) Scrum
3 10 (43.48%) Configuration Management
4 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) ETL
6 1 (4.35%) OOP
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Database Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) SQL
2 14 (60.87%) C#
3 7 (30.43%) T-SQL
4 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
5 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) VB6
6 1 (4.35%) X++
6 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) MCAD
3 1 (4.35%) MCSD
3 1 (4.35%) CCA
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCTS
3 1 (4.35%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos
3 1 (4.35%) Sun
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
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