Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Microsoft Developer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 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
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 340 321 344
Rank change year-on-year -19 +23 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 34 44 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.36% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.37% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 33 34 20
North West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,875 £36,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £56,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12799 11927 12584
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.01% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10256 10029 10440
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
Manchester -8 28 £42,500 +6.25%
Cheshire -36 5 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Lancashire -1 1 - -
Microsoft Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 North West region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 32 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 25 (73.53%) SQL Server
3 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (58.82%) .NET
5 19 (55.88%) C#
6 17 (50.00%) SQL
7 15 (44.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (38.24%) Finance
9 12 (35.29%) Retail
10 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
10 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
11 10 (29.41%) Web Services
11 10 (29.41%) XML
11 10 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (29.41%) E-Commerce
11 10 (29.41%) Law
11 10 (29.41%) MVC
11 10 (29.41%) Scrum
11 10 (29.41%) Visual Studio
11 10 (29.41%) ADO.NET
11 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (29.41%) Code Coverage
11 10 (29.41%) CruiseControl
11 10 (29.41%) Subversion
11 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (29.41%) .NET Framework
11 10 (29.41%) JSON
11 10 (29.41%) JIRA
11 10 (29.41%) ReSharper
11 10 (29.41%) WCF

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:

Business Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (8.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (73.53%) SQL Server
2 15 (44.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) CruiseControl
1 10 (29.41%) JIRA
1 10 (29.41%) ReSharper
1 10 (29.41%) SonarQube
1 10 (29.41%) Subversion
1 10 (29.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 12 (35.29%) Retail
3 10 (29.41%) Law
4 6 (17.65%) Advertising
5 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) .NET
2 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
3 10 (29.41%) .NET Framework
3 10 (29.41%) ADO.NET
3 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
3 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 10 (29.41%) JSON
3 10 (29.41%) LINQ
3 10 (29.41%) REST
3 10 (29.41%) WCF
3 10 (29.41%) Web Services
3 10 (29.41%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (29.41%) Code Coverage
2 10 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
2 10 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (29.41%) E-Commerce
2 10 (29.41%) MVC
2 10 (29.41%) Scrum
2 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
2 10 (29.41%) Test Scripting
3 7 (20.59%) CRM
4 4 (11.76%) ERP
4 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.94%) Data Management
6 1 (2.94%) ETL
6 1 (2.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) C#
2 17 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) C
4 2 (5.88%) X++
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) PMO
2 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 32 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Epicor