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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 208 178 200
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 19 31 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.58% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.61% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 17
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
5445 5062 5209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.09% 94.41% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4533 4254 4372
Average salary £39,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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
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 7 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
(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 -22 14 £45,000 +10.42% 3
Staffordshire +6 2 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Coventry -12 2 £43,750 +16.66%
Warwickshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (96.55%) C#
3 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
4 26 (89.66%) MS Excel
5 25 (86.21%) SQL
5 25 (86.21%) ASP.NET
5 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (75.86%) TDD
6 22 (75.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (75.86%) SQL Server
6 22 (75.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (72.41%) MVC
7 21 (72.41%) .NET Framework
7 21 (72.41%) SC Cleared
7 21 (72.41%) Security Cleared
8 20 (68.97%) Scrum
8 20 (68.97%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (65.52%) Subversion
9 19 (65.52%) Configuration Management
10 8 (27.59%) CRM
10 8 (27.59%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (20.69%) HTML
12 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
13 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
13 4 (13.79%) jQuery
14 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
14 3 (10.34%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (89.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (75.86%) SQL Server
1 22 (75.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 22 (75.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) DTS
Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Subversion
2 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) NUnit
4 1 (3.45%) CruiseControl
4 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (86.21%) ASP.NET
3 21 (72.41%) .NET Framework
4 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 6 (20.69%) HTML
6 4 (13.79%) jQuery
7 3 (10.34%) WCF
7 3 (10.34%) XML
8 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 2 (6.90%) CSS
8 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
9 1 (3.45%) Web Services
9 1 (3.45%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (75.86%) TDD
3 21 (72.41%) MVC
4 20 (68.97%) Scrum
4 20 (68.97%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (65.52%) Configuration Management
6 8 (27.59%) CRM
7 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.34%) User Stories
8 1 (3.45%) Data Transformation
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.45%) Dashboard Development
8 1 (3.45%) SOA
8 1 (3.45%) ETL
8 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.45%) UML
8 1 (3.45%) OO
8 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) C#
2 25 (86.21%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.45%) X++
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) SC Cleared
1 21 (72.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) MCTS
4 1 (3.45%) MCPD
4 1 (3.45%) MCAD
4 1 (3.45%) MCSD
4 1 (3.45%) CCA
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Sun
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