The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 168 200 159
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 35 16 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.29% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.30% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 32 15 27
Average salary £41,500 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.95% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.10% -5.29%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4979 5273 4677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.60% 94.96% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4165 4416 4090
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Microsoft Developer
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +20 15 £41,500 -21.69%
Staffordshire -3 7 £40,000 -7.51%
Coventry - 4 £37,500 - 2
Warwickshire +14 2 £35,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £28,250 -
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 34 (82.93%) Microsoft
2 30 (73.17%) MS Excel
3 29 (70.73%) SQL Server
4 24 (58.54%) .NET
4 24 (58.54%) SQL
5 23 (56.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 22 (53.66%) C#
7 15 (36.59%) SharePoint
8 14 (34.15%) CRM
9 13 (31.71%) Web Services
9 13 (31.71%) Dynamics CRM
9 13 (31.71%) Degree
10 12 (29.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (29.27%) XML
11 11 (26.83%) Windows
11 11 (26.83%) HTML
11 11 (26.83%) Data Modelling
11 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (24.39%) Silverlight
12 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (19.51%) HTML5
14 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
14 8 (19.51%) CSS
14 8 (19.51%) OO
14 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
15 7 (17.07%) TDD
15 7 (17.07%) Dynamics NAV
15 7 (17.07%) WCF
15 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 15 (36.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (73.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (17.07%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (70.73%) SQL Server
2 23 (56.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (29.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (12.20%) OLAP
5 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (7.32%) Data Mart
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) MorphX
General
1 2 (4.88%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (58.54%) .NET
2 13 (31.71%) Web Services
3 12 (29.27%) XML
4 11 (26.83%) HTML
5 10 (24.39%) Silverlight
6 8 (19.51%) HTML5
6 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
6 8 (19.51%) CSS
7 7 (17.07%) WCF
7 7 (17.07%) jQuery
8 5 (12.20%) SOAP
8 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
8 5 (12.20%) MDX
9 4 (9.76%) Reactive Extensions
9 4 (9.76%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (2.44%) Middleware
11 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (2.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) E-Learning
1 1 (2.44%) SCORM
1 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.44%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) CRM
2 11 (26.83%) Data Modelling
3 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.51%) OO
6 7 (17.07%) TDD
6 7 (17.07%) Unit Testing
7 6 (14.63%) Web Development
7 6 (14.63%) Waterfall
7 6 (14.63%) ETL
7 6 (14.63%) OOP
8 5 (12.20%) Migration
8 5 (12.20%) Project Planning
8 5 (12.20%) Data Migration
9 4 (9.76%) MVVM
9 4 (9.76%) MVC
9 4 (9.76%) Workflow
10 3 (7.32%) ERP
11 2 (4.88%) Scrum
12 1 (2.44%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) SQL
2 22 (53.66%) C#
3 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
4 5 (12.20%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.88%) X++
6 2 (4.88%) C
6 2 (4.88%) VB
7 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) MCITP
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) SLA
Vendors
1 34 (82.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) CheckPoint
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance, bonus
Posted: 26 days ago