Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Microsoft Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 789 862 871
Rank change year-on-year +73 +9 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 395 342 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 351 307 418
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in England

Microsoft Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Developer in England

Microsoft Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Developer in England

Microsoft Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 21 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
London +32 156 £52,500 -4.55% 16
South East +66 75 £50,000 +5.26% 4
North of England +3 53 £45,000 +8.43% 3
East of England +13 43 £52,500 - 3
Midlands +51 37 £45,000 +5.88% 4
North West -7 34 £44,000 +10.00% 1
West Midlands +25 26 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South West +27 24 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Yorkshire +18 11 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands +45 10 £55,000 +28.65% 2
North East +10 8 £35,345 +14.89% 2
Microsoft Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 England region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 356 (90.13%) Microsoft
2 205 (51.90%) .NET
3 203 (51.39%) SQL
4 190 (48.10%) SQL Server
5 187 (47.34%) C#
6 125 (31.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 124 (31.39%) CRM
8 122 (30.89%) Dynamics CRM
9 113 (28.61%) Business Intelligence
10 107 (27.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 102 (25.82%) Agile Software Development
12 99 (25.06%) JavaScript
13 84 (21.27%) Finance
14 80 (20.25%) T-SQL
15 73 (18.48%) ASP.NET
16 72 (18.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 71 (17.97%) Dynamics NAV
18 67 (16.96%) Retail
19 66 (16.71%) Advertising
20 65 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
21 61 (15.44%) Data Warehouse
22 60 (15.19%) Dynamics 365
23 59 (14.94%) HTML
24 54 (13.67%) Power BI
25 50 (12.66%) C
26 49 (12.41%) CSS
26 49 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
27 47 (11.90%) ETL
28 44 (11.14%) Dynamics AX
29 43 (10.89%) .NET Framework

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 25 (6.33%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.80%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (3.04%) Drupal
4 8 (2.03%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.01%) IIS
6 3 (0.76%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.51%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.25%) Apache
8 1 (0.25%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (3.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 122 (30.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 71 (17.97%) Dynamics NAV
3 44 (11.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 65 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (15.19%) Dynamics 365
3 10 (2.53%) Office 365
4 7 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.51%) PaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.25%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.76%) DNS
1 3 (0.76%) Firewall
2 2 (0.51%) Broadband
3 1 (0.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (48.10%) SQL Server
2 125 (31.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 107 (27.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 72 (18.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 61 (15.44%) Data Warehouse
6 54 (13.67%) Power BI
7 25 (6.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 21 (5.32%) SQL Server 2016
9 19 (4.81%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (4.30%) OLAP
10 17 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (4.05%) MS Access
12 13 (3.29%) QlikView
12 13 (3.29%) Relational Database
13 12 (3.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (1.52%) Big Data
16 5 (1.27%) HDInsight
16 5 (1.27%) NoSQL
17 4 (1.01%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 34 (8.61%) Visual Studio
2 16 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.54%) JIRA
4 12 (3.04%) Subversion
4 12 (3.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (2.53%) CruiseControl
5 10 (2.53%) ReSharper
5 10 (2.53%) SonarQube
6 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.25%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.25%) NUnit
7 1 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.25%) Protractor
7 1 (0.25%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 84 (21.27%) Finance
2 67 (16.96%) Retail
3 66 (16.71%) Advertising
4 27 (6.84%) Manufacturing
5 15 (3.80%) Marketing
6 11 (2.78%) Banking
6 11 (2.78%) Law
7 10 (2.53%) Local Government
8 9 (2.28%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.77%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.52%) Electronics
10 6 (1.52%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.76%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.25%) Billing
13 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (51.90%) .NET
2 73 (18.48%) ASP.NET
3 59 (14.94%) HTML
4 49 (12.41%) CSS
5 43 (10.89%) .NET Framework
6 36 (9.11%) AngularJS
7 31 (7.85%) ASP.NET Web API
8 28 (7.09%) Web Services
9 25 (6.33%) XML
10 23 (5.82%) Entity Framework
11 21 (5.32%) ADO.NET
12 20 (5.06%) MDX
13 19 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (4.81%) WCF
14 18 (4.56%) HTML5
15 16 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 15 (3.80%) jQuery
16 15 (3.80%) JSON
17 14 (3.54%) REST
18 11 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.04%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (2.78%) Fintech
3 11 (2.78%) FMCG
4 7 (1.77%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.01%) iPad
7 3 (0.76%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.76%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.76%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.51%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.51%) PlayStation
8 2 (0.51%) Robotics
9 1 (0.25%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.25%) NHS
9 1 (0.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.27%) Windows
2 4 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (31.39%) CRM
2 113 (28.61%) Business Intelligence
3 102 (25.82%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (11.90%) ETL
5 40 (10.13%) MVC
6 36 (9.11%) Scrum
7 24 (6.08%) Kimball Methodology
8 22 (5.57%) Analytics
8 22 (5.57%) ERP
9 20 (5.06%) E-Commerce
10 19 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (4.56%) Mentoring
11 18 (4.56%) Workflow
12 17 (4.30%) Test Scripting
13 16 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (4.05%) Test Automation
14 15 (3.80%) Unit Testing
15 13 (3.29%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (3.04%) Database Tuning
16 12 (3.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 203 (51.39%) SQL
2 187 (47.34%) C#
3 99 (25.06%) JavaScript
4 80 (20.25%) T-SQL
5 50 (12.66%) C
6 24 (6.08%) X++
7 18 (4.56%) VB.NET
8 17 (4.30%) VBA
9 10 (2.53%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.28%) PHP
11 4 (1.01%) R
12 3 (0.76%) VB
13 2 (0.51%) Java
14 1 (0.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.25%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (3.29%) Degree
2 12 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.77%) MCSD
4 2 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.51%) MCTS
5 1 (0.25%) MCSE
5 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.01%) QA
3 3 (0.76%) SLA
4 2 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 356 (90.13%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.57%) Oracle
3 18 (4.56%) Tableau
4 9 (2.28%) SAP
5 5 (1.27%) IBM
6 4 (1.01%) Cognizant
7 3 (0.76%) Cognos
8 2 (0.51%) BT
8 2 (0.51%) Epicor
8 2 (0.51%) Lotus
9 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.25%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.25%) RedGate
9 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.25%) Sun
9 1 (0.25%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.25%) VMware
9 1 (0.25%) WatchGuard