Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Microsoft Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 217 161
Rank change year-on-year +36 -56 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 13 7 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.34% 0.15% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.15% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 64
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £62,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.27% +25.50% +20.48%
10th Percentile £40,250 £46,875 £40,375
90th Percentile £69,000 £68,875 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -15.00% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3703 4588 3833
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.39% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2957 3420 3210
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in Birmingham

Microsoft Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Developer in Birmingham

Microsoft Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Developer in Birmingham

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Microsoft Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) .NET
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
4 7 (53.85%) Retail
5 6 (46.15%) C#
5 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (38.46%) Power BI
6 5 (38.46%) Data Strategy
7 4 (30.77%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (30.77%) Advertising
7 4 (30.77%) CRM
8 2 (15.38%) ERP
8 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (15.38%) Middleware
8 2 (15.38%) C
8 2 (15.38%) HTML
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 2 (15.38%) CSS
8 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (15.38%) MVC
8 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) Dynamics NAV

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Power BI
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (53.85%) Retail
2 4 (30.77%) Advertising
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) HTML5
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Data Strategy
2 4 (30.77%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) C
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft