Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Microsoft Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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 > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 264 254
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 25 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.34% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.32% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 16
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -14.29% +29.63%
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £56,875
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7,203 7,234 6,784
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.14% 97.15% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,964 6,239 5,626
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in Manchester

Microsoft Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Developer in Manchester

Microsoft Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Developer in Manchester

Microsoft Developer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
Stockport - 2 £42,500 -
Microsoft Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Manchester region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (68.00%) SQL
3 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (56.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (44.00%) Finance
6 11 (44.00%) .NET
7 10 (40.00%) C#
7 10 (40.00%) Retail
8 7 (28.00%) ERP
9 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (20.00%) PMO
10 5 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (20.00%) X++
10 5 (20.00%) Advertising
10 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 4 (16.00%) Web Services
11 4 (16.00%) XML
11 4 (16.00%) CRM
11 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
11 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
11 4 (16.00%) ADO.NET
11 4 (16.00%) Scrum
11 4 (16.00%) CruiseControl
11 4 (16.00%) Subversion
11 4 (16.00%) MVC

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (16.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (56.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) CruiseControl
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
1 4 (16.00%) ReSharper
1 4 (16.00%) SonarQube
1 4 (16.00%) Subversion
1 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Retail
3 5 (20.00%) Advertising
4 4 (16.00%) Law
5 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (16.00%) ADO.NET
3 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (16.00%) JSON
3 4 (16.00%) LINQ
3 4 (16.00%) REST
3 4 (16.00%) WCF
3 4 (16.00%) Web Services
3 4 (16.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) ERP
3 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (16.00%) Code Coverage
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.00%) CRM
4 4 (16.00%) MVC
4 4 (16.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 10 (40.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) X++
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Epicor