Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Microsoft Developer was £36,375 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 23 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 210 242
Rank change year-on-year 0 +32 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 15 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.27% 0.12% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.12% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 4
Scotland median annual salary £36,375 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.93% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £52,475 £38,250 £48,075
UK 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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5432 4977 6111
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 95.95% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3483 3096 3930
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in Scotland

Microsoft Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Developer in Scotland

Microsoft Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Developer in Scotland

Microsoft Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 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
Glasgow -5 11 £32,750 -12.67%
Edinburgh -18 2 £35,750 -
Stirling - 1 £45,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Microsoft Developer
UK

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

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

1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) .NET
4 10 (66.67%) C#
5 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (53.33%) TDD
6 8 (53.33%) NUnit
6 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
6 8 (53.33%) Degree
6 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
6 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
6 8 (53.33%) OO
6 8 (53.33%) OOD
6 8 (53.33%) MVC
6 8 (53.33%) Moq
6 8 (53.33%) Entity Framework
6 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
7 7 (46.67%) Unity DI Container
7 7 (46.67%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (46.67%) Data Modelling
7 7 (46.67%) MCAD
7 7 (46.67%) MCSD
7 7 (46.67%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (46.67%) QA
7 7 (46.67%) MCTS

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (6.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
1 8 (53.33%) Moq
1 8 (53.33%) NUnit
1 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (53.33%) Entity Framework
3 7 (46.67%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) EDI
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) iPad
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) MVC
2 8 (53.33%) OO
2 8 (53.33%) OOD
2 8 (53.33%) TDD
3 7 (46.67%) Collaborative Working
3 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (46.67%) Data Modelling
3 7 (46.67%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) Line Management
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 7 (46.67%) MCAD
2 7 (46.67%) MCSD
2 7 (46.67%) MCTS
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Cognos