Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Microsoft Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 22 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 139 186
Rank change year-on-year -33 +47 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 5 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.16% 0.40% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.41% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 2
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £34,500 £38,700 £37,550
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £46,850
North West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -11.11% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2950 2207 3115
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 97.27% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2257 1892 2642
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,725 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in Cheshire

Microsoft Developer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Developer in Cheshire

Microsoft Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Developer in Cheshire

Microsoft Developer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 2 £55,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £30,000 -
Microsoft Developer
North West

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cheshire region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Advertising
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (60.00%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) PMO
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (20.00%) X++

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (60.00%) Advertising
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) X++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft