The median annual salary for a Microsoft Developer was £54,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Developer
UK / England
Rank 654 730 761
Rank change year-on-year +76 +31  
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 184 202 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 169 164 146
Median salary £54,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76786 93381 96100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64228 78950 79244
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +91 105 £55,000 +4.76% 8
South East +76 36 £55,000 - 3
North West -18 13 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Yorkshire +33 8 £45,000 +21.62% 1
West Midlands +25 7 £40,000 -11.11% 2
East of England +2 7 £50,000 -23.07%
South West +15 4 £44,000 +10.00% 2
North East +4 1 £35,000 -11.06% 1
East Midlands +2 1 £44,000 +38.58% 2
Microsoft Developer
UK

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 324 (92.84%) Microsoft
2 219 (62.75%) SQL Server
3 210 (60.17%) C#
4 199 (57.02%) .NET
5 188 (53.87%) MS Excel
6 170 (48.71%) CRM
7 167 (47.85%) SQL
8 166 (47.56%) Dynamics CRM
9 118 (33.81%) JavaScript
10 115 (32.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 103 (29.51%) Business Intelligence
12 93 (26.65%) T-SQL
12 93 (26.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 78 (22.35%) SharePoint
14 70 (20.06%) Microsoft Azure
15 68 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
15 68 (19.48%) Finance
16 64 (18.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 60 (17.19%) Data Warehouse
18 57 (16.33%) ASP.NET
19 55 (15.76%) Power BI
20 53 (15.19%) SQL Server 2008
21 47 (13.47%) Advertising
22 46 (13.18%) XML
23 45 (12.89%) ETL
24 44 (12.61%) WCF
25 37 (10.60%) MVC
26 32 (9.17%) SOAP
26 32 (9.17%) Web Services
26 32 (9.17%) HTML

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 78 (22.35%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.44%) IIS
3 11 (3.15%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (2.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.15%) CMS
7 3 (0.86%) Confluence
7 3 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.57%) Apache
8 2 (0.57%) SAS
9 1 (0.29%) Drupal
9 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 188 (53.87%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.87%) MS Office
3 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 166 (47.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (6.02%) Dynamics NAV
3 18 (5.16%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.86%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.57%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.29%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 70 (20.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (5.44%) Office 365
3 7 (2.01%) Asana
4 6 (1.72%) SaaS
5 5 (1.43%) Azure Machine Learning
5 5 (1.43%) PaaS
6 4 (1.15%) Data Lake Analytics
6 4 (1.15%) IaaS
7 3 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.29%) GitHub
8 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.43%) DNS
2 3 (0.86%) Firewall
3 1 (0.29%) FTP
3 1 (0.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (62.75%) SQL Server
2 115 (32.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 93 (26.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (18.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 60 (17.19%) Data Warehouse
6 55 (15.76%) Power BI
7 53 (15.19%) SQL Server 2008
8 30 (8.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (5.73%) SQL Server 2016
10 13 (3.72%) OLAP
11 11 (3.15%) Big Data
11 11 (3.15%) QlikView
12 10 (2.87%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (2.58%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (2.01%) Crystal Reports
16 6 (1.72%) HDInsight
16 6 (1.72%) MySQL
17 5 (1.43%) MS Access
18 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (5.16%) Visual Studio
3 13 (3.72%) JIRA
4 8 (2.29%) NUnit
5 7 (2.01%) SpecFlow
6 5 (1.43%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.15%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.15%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.86%) MorphX
8 3 (0.86%) Subversion
9 1 (0.29%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.29%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.29%) NCrunch
9 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.29%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 68 (19.48%) Finance
2 47 (13.47%) Advertising
3 26 (7.45%) Banking
4 12 (3.44%) Retail
5 9 (2.58%) Publishing
6 8 (2.29%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.15%) Legal
8 3 (0.86%) Front Office
8 3 (0.86%) Marketing
9 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Law
10 1 (0.29%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (57.02%) .NET
2 57 (16.33%) ASP.NET
3 46 (13.18%) XML
4 44 (12.61%) WCF
5 32 (9.17%) HTML
5 32 (9.17%) SOAP
5 32 (9.17%) Web Services
6 28 (8.02%) .NET Framework
7 27 (7.74%) CSS
8 25 (7.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (7.16%) LINQ
9 22 (6.30%) jQuery
10 19 (5.44%) Entity Framework
11 17 (4.87%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (4.58%) REST
13 15 (4.30%) AngularJS
14 13 (3.72%) HTML5
15 11 (3.15%) MDX
16 10 (2.87%) WPF
17 9 (2.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.72%) NHS
3 11 (3.15%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.29%) Fintech
5 7 (2.01%) User Experience
5 7 (2.01%) W3C
6 4 (1.15%) iPad
7 3 (0.86%) Clustering
7 3 (0.86%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.86%) Replication
7 3 (0.86%) Social Network
8 2 (0.57%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.57%) FMCG
8 2 (0.57%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.29%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.29%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.87%) Windows
2 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (48.71%) CRM
2 103 (29.51%) Business Intelligence
3 68 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (12.89%) ETL
5 37 (10.60%) MVC
6 26 (7.45%) Line Management
7 25 (7.16%) Analytics
8 24 (6.88%) Data Modelling
9 18 (5.16%) Migration
9 18 (5.16%) Scrum
10 15 (4.30%) ETL Development
11 14 (4.01%) TDD
12 13 (3.72%) Kimball Methodology
12 13 (3.72%) Software Engineering
12 13 (3.72%) Workflow
13 11 (3.15%) Predictive Analytics
14 10 (2.87%) Data Migration
14 10 (2.87%) Data Visualisation
14 10 (2.87%) ERP
14 10 (2.87%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 210 (60.17%) C#
2 167 (47.85%) SQL
3 118 (33.81%) JavaScript
4 93 (26.65%) T-SQL
5 13 (3.72%) Java
6 12 (3.44%) VBA
7 11 (3.15%) VB.NET
8 10 (2.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 7 (2.01%) C
9 7 (2.01%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.72%) C++
10 6 (1.72%) R
11 4 (1.15%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.86%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 3 (0.86%) PHP
12 3 (0.86%) X++
13 1 (0.29%) Python
13 1 (0.29%) VB
13 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (7.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (6.02%) Degree
3 4 (1.15%) MCP
4 3 (0.86%) MCPD
4 3 (0.86%) MCTS
4 3 (0.86%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.01%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) PMO
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 324 (92.84%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.30%) Tableau
3 7 (2.01%) Cognos
3 7 (2.01%) Oracle
4 4 (1.15%) Sage
5 3 (0.86%) Concur
5 3 (0.86%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.57%) IBM
6 2 (0.57%) SAP
7 1 (0.29%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.29%) Capita
7 1 (0.29%) Facebook
7 1 (0.29%) Google
7 1 (0.29%) iManage
7 1 (0.29%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.29%) Sitecore
Berkshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Life assurance, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Gym, Pension, Remote/Flexi Work
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancaster
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Banstead, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus package and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Childcare, Health, 30 days hols
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £43-47K depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Relocation package
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £36,725 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
England
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £4000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + pension, negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Liverpool
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 22 days ago