The median annual salary for a Microsoft Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Microsoft Developer
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 220 245
Rank change year-on-year -14 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 13 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% 0.35% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.36% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 9
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% +8.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,300 £45,000
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 the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5952 5571 6393
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.88% 97.06% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4981 4675 5148
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in the North West

Microsoft Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Developer in the North West

Microsoft Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the North West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Developer in the North West

Microsoft Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Manchester -28 6 £52,500 +40.00%
Cheshire +5 4 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Merseyside -6 2 £27,500 -37.14% 1
Lancashire -11 1 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 North West region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 18 (69.23%) CRM
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 17 (65.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (61.54%) .NET
3 16 (61.54%) C#
4 15 (57.69%) MS Excel
5 10 (38.46%) SQL
6 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
6 9 (34.62%) jQuery
7 8 (30.77%) Finance
8 7 (26.92%) Workflow
8 7 (26.92%) Migration
8 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
9 6 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (23.08%) Data Migration
9 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
9 6 (23.08%) Workflow Development
9 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 5 (19.23%) HTML
10 5 (19.23%) Advertising
11 4 (15.38%) CSS
11 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
11 4 (15.38%) User Experience
11 4 (15.38%) HTML5
11 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (11.54%) Marketing
12 3 (11.54%) MVC
12 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (57.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.85%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) GitHub
1 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.69%) Power BI
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) BigQuery
4 1 (3.85%) MS Access
4 1 (3.85%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (3.85%) QlikView
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Advertising
3 3 (11.54%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
2 9 (34.62%) jQuery
3 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
4 6 (23.08%) Entity Framework
5 5 (19.23%) HTML
6 4 (15.38%) CSS
6 4 (15.38%) HTML5
6 4 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.69%) Laravel
7 2 (7.69%) Symfony
8 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.85%) CSS3
8 1 (3.85%) RESTful
8 1 (3.85%) Web Services
8 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.85%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) CRM
2 7 (26.92%) Migration
2 7 (26.92%) Workflow
3 6 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (23.08%) Workflow Development
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Logistics
5 2 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (3.85%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Data Governance
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) ERP
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) OO
6 1 (3.85%) Predictive Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) R
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) PMO
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) Sage
2 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.85%) Tableau
Lancaster
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Life assurance, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 26 days ago