The median annual salary for a Microsoft Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 June 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 / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 171 179
Rank change year-on-year -29 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 7 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.17% 0.54% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.55% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 10
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £37,962
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +5.36%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4102 3444 3245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.95% 98.15% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3510 2959 2708
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Developer in Manchester

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Manchester region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) .NET
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 7 (53.85%) CRM
3 7 (53.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Law
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) CruiseControl
6 4 (30.77%) Subversion
6 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
6 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET
6 4 (30.77%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) XML
6 4 (30.77%) Code Coverage
6 4 (30.77%) JSON
6 4 (30.77%) JIRA
6 4 (30.77%) ReSharper
6 4 (30.77%) WCF
6 4 (30.77%) LINQ
6 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) REST

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Power BI
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) CruiseControl
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
1 4 (30.77%) ReSharper
1 4 (30.77%) SonarQube
1 4 (30.77%) Subversion
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Law
2 2 (15.38%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET
3 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (30.77%) JSON
3 4 (30.77%) LINQ
3 4 (30.77%) REST
3 4 (30.77%) WCF
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.69%) CSS
6 1 (7.69%) HTML
6 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) CRM
2 5 (38.46%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Code Coverage
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 2 (15.38%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Tableau
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