Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Microsoft Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 790 882 873
Rank change year-on-year +92 -9 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 431 365 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 374 321 432
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +16.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in the UK

Microsoft Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Developer in the UK

Microsoft Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Developer in the UK

Microsoft Developer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England +73 395 £50,000 - 31
UK excluding London +64 249 £47,500 +5.56% 16
London +32 156 £52,500 -4.55% 16
South East +66 75 £50,000 +5.26% 4
North of England +3 53 £45,000 +8.43% 2
East of England +13 43 £52,500 - 3
Midlands +51 37 £45,000 +5.88% 4
North West -7 34 £44,000 +10.00% 1
West Midlands +25 26 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South West +27 24 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Scotland -10 15 £36,375 +3.93%
Yorkshire +18 11 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands +45 10 £55,000 +28.65% 2
North East +10 8 £35,345 +14.89% 1
Wales +6 3 £52,500 +40.00%

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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 featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 389 (90.26%) Microsoft
2 232 (53.83%) .NET
3 227 (52.67%) SQL
4 216 (50.12%) SQL Server
5 207 (48.03%) C#
6 134 (31.09%) CRM
7 132 (30.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 131 (30.39%) Dynamics CRM
9 120 (27.84%) Business Intelligence
10 118 (27.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 115 (26.68%) Agile Software Development
12 107 (24.83%) JavaScript
13 90 (20.88%) Finance
14 87 (20.19%) ASP.NET
15 86 (19.95%) T-SQL
16 78 (18.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 73 (16.94%) Dynamics NAV
18 68 (15.78%) Retail
19 67 (15.55%) Microsoft Azure
20 66 (15.31%) Advertising
21 64 (14.85%) Dynamics 365
22 63 (14.62%) Data Warehouse
23 61 (14.15%) HTML
24 57 (13.23%) .NET Framework
25 54 (12.53%) MVC
25 54 (12.53%) Power BI
26 53 (12.30%) C
26 53 (12.30%) Dynamics AX
27 51 (11.83%) CSS
28 50 (11.60%) ETL

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 29 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.87%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (2.78%) Drupal
4 8 (1.86%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (0.93%) IIS
5 4 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.70%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.46%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.23%) Apache
8 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (3.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 131 (30.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (16.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 53 (12.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 67 (15.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (14.85%) Dynamics 365
3 10 (2.32%) Office 365
4 9 (2.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.46%) PaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.23%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.70%) DNS
1 3 (0.70%) Firewall
2 2 (0.46%) Broadband
3 1 (0.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (50.12%) SQL Server
2 132 (30.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 118 (27.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 78 (18.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 63 (14.62%) Data Warehouse
6 54 (12.53%) Power BI
7 25 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (5.10%) SQL Server 2016
9 21 (4.87%) Relational Database
9 21 (4.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (4.41%) SQL Server 2014
11 17 (3.94%) MS Access
11 17 (3.94%) OLAP
12 13 (3.02%) QlikView
13 12 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (2.32%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (1.39%) Big Data
16 5 (1.16%) HDInsight
16 5 (1.16%) NoSQL
17 4 (0.93%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 38 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 24 (5.57%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (3.48%) JIRA
4 13 (3.02%) Subversion
5 10 (2.32%) CruiseControl
5 10 (2.32%) ReSharper
5 10 (2.32%) SonarQube
6 9 (2.09%) NUnit
7 8 (1.86%) Moq
8 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.23%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.23%) Protractor
9 1 (0.23%) Selenium
9 1 (0.23%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 90 (20.88%) Finance
2 68 (15.78%) Retail
3 66 (15.31%) Advertising
4 27 (6.26%) Manufacturing
5 16 (3.71%) Marketing
6 11 (2.55%) Banking
6 11 (2.55%) Law
7 10 (2.32%) Local Government
8 9 (2.09%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.62%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.39%) Electronics
10 6 (1.39%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.70%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.23%) Billing
13 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (53.83%) .NET
2 87 (20.19%) ASP.NET
3 61 (14.15%) HTML
4 57 (13.23%) .NET Framework
5 51 (11.83%) CSS
6 37 (8.58%) AngularJS
6 37 (8.58%) Entity Framework
7 33 (7.66%) ASP.NET Web API
8 32 (7.42%) Web Services
9 29 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (6.26%) WCF
11 25 (5.80%) XML
12 21 (4.87%) ADO.NET
13 20 (4.64%) HTML5
13 20 (4.64%) MDX
14 16 (3.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 16 (3.71%) jQuery
15 15 (3.48%) JSON
16 14 (3.25%) REST
17 11 (2.55%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.02%) Mobile App
3 12 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (2.55%) Fintech
4 11 (2.55%) FMCG
5 6 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.16%) iPad
7 3 (0.70%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.70%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.70%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.46%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.46%) PlayStation
8 2 (0.46%) Robotics
9 1 (0.23%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.23%) NHS
9 1 (0.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.39%) Windows
2 4 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (31.09%) CRM
2 120 (27.84%) Business Intelligence
3 115 (26.68%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (12.53%) MVC
5 50 (11.60%) ETL
6 36 (8.35%) Scrum
7 26 (6.03%) ERP
8 24 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (5.57%) Kimball Methodology
8 24 (5.57%) Unit Testing
9 23 (5.34%) Analytics
9 23 (5.34%) Workflow
10 22 (5.10%) Data Modelling
11 20 (4.64%) E-Commerce
11 20 (4.64%) Mentoring
11 20 (4.64%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (4.18%) Migration
13 17 (3.94%) Test Automation
13 17 (3.94%) Test Scripting
14 14 (3.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 227 (52.67%) SQL
2 207 (48.03%) C#
3 107 (24.83%) JavaScript
4 86 (19.95%) T-SQL
5 53 (12.30%) C
6 29 (6.73%) X++
7 19 (4.41%) VB.NET
8 18 (4.18%) VBA
9 12 (2.78%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.09%) PHP
11 4 (0.93%) R
11 4 (0.93%) VB
12 2 (0.46%) Java
13 1 (0.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.23%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (5.80%) Degree
2 19 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.25%) MCSD
4 9 (2.09%) MCTS
5 7 (1.62%) MCAD
6 2 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.23%) MCSE
7 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.55%) Data Quality
1 11 (2.55%) QA
2 3 (0.70%) SLA
3 2 (0.46%) PMO
4 1 (0.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 389 (90.26%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.34%) Oracle
3 18 (4.18%) Tableau
4 9 (2.09%) SAP
5 8 (1.86%) Cognizant
6 5 (1.16%) IBM
7 4 (0.93%) Cognos
8 2 (0.46%) BT
8 2 (0.46%) Epicor
8 2 (0.46%) Lotus
9 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.23%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.23%) RedGate
9 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.23%) Sun
9 1 (0.23%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.23%) VMware
9 1 (0.23%) WatchGuard