Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Microsoft Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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

Microsoft Developer
England > South East
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 499 458 557
Rank change year-on-year -41 +99 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 39 85 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.30% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.31% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 41 82 46
South East median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +4.97% -9.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £71,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 28,073 27,801 34,354
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.43% 96.72% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23,338 23,200 28,919
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in the South East

Microsoft Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Developer in the South East

Microsoft Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Developer in the South East

Microsoft Developer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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
Hampshire -49 17 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Thames Valley +13 8 £51,250 +20.59% 4
Surrey +19 7 £65,000 +30.00% 1
East Sussex -9 6 £37,500 -31.82%
Berkshire -6 5 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Oxfordshire +4 2 £37,500 -14.29% 1
Buckinghamshire +24 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Isle of Wight - 1 £37,500 -
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, Microsoft Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 35 (89.74%) Microsoft
2 23 (58.97%) C#
3 21 (53.85%) .NET
3 21 (53.85%) CRM
3 21 (53.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 15 (38.46%) CSS
7 14 (35.90%) SQL
7 14 (35.90%) HTML
8 11 (28.21%) Retail
8 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (25.64%) Dynamics NAV
10 9 (23.08%) Advertising
10 9 (23.08%) C
10 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
10 9 (23.08%) Web Services
10 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (20.51%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
11 8 (20.51%) MVC
12 7 (17.95%) ERP
13 6 (15.38%) WPF
13 6 (15.38%) jQuery
13 6 (15.38%) Finance
14 5 (12.82%) OOP
14 5 (12.82%) XML
14 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (5.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 21 (53.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (25.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (20.51%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Big Data
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.13%) Data Lake
3 2 (5.13%) DTS
3 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (28.21%) Retail
2 9 (23.08%) Advertising
3 6 (15.38%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) .NET
2 15 (38.46%) CSS
3 14 (35.90%) HTML
4 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 9 (23.08%) Web Services
5 6 (15.38%) jQuery
5 6 (15.38%) WPF
6 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (12.82%) XML
7 4 (10.26%) WCF
8 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.69%) Entity Framework
8 3 (7.69%) HTML5
8 3 (7.69%) Ninject
8 3 (7.69%) REST
8 3 (7.69%) WinForms
9 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (2.56%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) CRM
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) MVC
4 7 (17.95%) ERP
5 5 (12.82%) OOP
5 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.69%) CQRS
7 3 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
7 3 (7.69%) MVVM
7 3 (7.69%) Pair Programming
7 3 (7.69%) Scrum
7 3 (7.69%) TDD
7 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) C#
2 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.90%) SQL
4 9 (23.08%) C
5 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.56%) Java
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (89.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) DevExpress