The median annual salary for a Microsoft Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 25 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
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 262 208 229
Rank change year-on-year -54 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 9 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.13% 0.47% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.48% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 22
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £38,712
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +3.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.44% -  

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 6527 5416 6176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.62% 97.74% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5334 4594 5041
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -34 7 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Cheshire - 1 £50,000 - 1
Microsoft Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) .NET
3 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
3 13 (59.09%) C#
4 12 (54.55%) CRM
5 11 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (40.91%) Finance
6 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
7 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
8 7 (31.82%) SQL
9 6 (27.27%) MVC
9 6 (27.27%) Workflow
9 6 (27.27%) jQuery
10 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (18.18%) SonarQube
11 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
11 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
11 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
11 4 (18.18%) Entity Framework
11 4 (18.18%) REST
11 4 (18.18%) Workflow Development
11 4 (18.18%) Power BI
11 4 (18.18%) CruiseControl
11 4 (18.18%) Subversion
11 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (18.18%) Scrum

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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) EPiServer
2 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (13.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (4.55%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) Power BI
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) BigQuery
4 1 (4.55%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (4.55%) QlikView
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) CruiseControl
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
1 4 (18.18%) ReSharper
1 4 (18.18%) SonarQube
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Law
3 2 (9.09%) Advertising
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
3 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 6 (27.27%) jQuery
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (18.18%) ADO.NET
6 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (18.18%) Entity Framework
6 4 (18.18%) JSON
6 4 (18.18%) LINQ
6 4 (18.18%) REST
6 4 (18.18%) WCF
6 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) XML
7 3 (13.64%) CSS
7 3 (13.64%) HTML
8 2 (9.09%) HTML5
8 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (4.55%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) CRM
2 6 (27.27%) MVC
2 6 (27.27%) Workflow
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (18.18%) Code Coverage
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 4 (18.18%) Workflow Development
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Data Governance
6 1 (4.55%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) C
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) R
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Tableau
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Sage
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
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