Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Microsoft Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 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 > Manchester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 264 249 261
Rank change year-on-year -15 +12 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 28 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.35% 0.39% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.40% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 14
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -23.81% +23.53%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,500 £57,125
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 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 7698 7269 7195
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 97.45% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6394 6249 5985
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,852
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 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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
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 18 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 Manchester region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 24 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (60.71%) .NET
5 16 (57.14%) C#
6 14 (50.00%) SQL
7 13 (46.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (42.86%) Retail
9 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
10 10 (35.71%) Web Services
10 10 (35.71%) XML
10 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
10 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
10 10 (35.71%) Visual Studio
10 10 (35.71%) ADO.NET
10 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (35.71%) Code Coverage
10 10 (35.71%) MVC
10 10 (35.71%) Finance
10 10 (35.71%) Law
10 10 (35.71%) Scrum
10 10 (35.71%) CruiseControl
10 10 (35.71%) Subversion
10 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
10 10 (35.71%) JSON
10 10 (35.71%) JIRA
10 10 (35.71%) ReSharper
10 10 (35.71%) WCF

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 4 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (46.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) CruiseControl
1 10 (35.71%) JIRA
1 10 (35.71%) ReSharper
1 10 (35.71%) SonarQube
1 10 (35.71%) Subversion
1 10 (35.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (42.86%) Retail
2 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Law
3 3 (10.71%) Advertising
4 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) .NET
2 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
3 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
3 10 (35.71%) ADO.NET
3 10 (35.71%) AngularJS
3 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 10 (35.71%) JSON
3 10 (35.71%) LINQ
3 10 (35.71%) REST
3 10 (35.71%) WCF
3 10 (35.71%) Web Services
3 10 (35.71%) XML
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (35.71%) Code Coverage
2 10 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
2 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
2 10 (35.71%) MVC
2 10 (35.71%) Scrum
2 10 (35.71%) Test Automation
2 10 (35.71%) Test Scripting
3 4 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) ERP
4 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Data Management
5 1 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) C#
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Epicor