The median annual salary for a Microsoft Developer was £54,000 in advertised job vacancies 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
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 651 712 717
Rank change year-on-year +61 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 221 214 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.23% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 199 180 236
Median salary £54,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
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. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Developer in the UK

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 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 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
England +50 204 £55,000 +22.22% 25
London +55 102 £60,000 +9.09% 8
South East +67 55 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Hampshire +24 16 £62,500 +38.88% 2
Kent +21 15 £35,000 +34.61%
Rochester - 14 £35,000 -
West Sussex +17 12 £32,500 -26.13%
Horsham - 12 £32,500 -
South West +11 11 £47,500 - 1
West Midlands +11 9 £45,000 - 3
North West -54 9 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Birmingham +8 8 £49,000 +8.88% 2
City of London +25 7 £56,250 -6.25% 5
Bristol -13 7 £47,500 +5.55%
Manchester -34 7 £55,000 +37.50% 3
East Midlands +30 6 £42,000 +12.00%
Surrey +22 6 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Berkshire +31 5 £40,000 +3.22%
Scotland +15 5 £32,500 - 3
East of England -30 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Leicestershire - 5 £44,000 -
Woking +24 4 £38,000 -24.00% 1
Brentford -3 4 £57,500 +2.22%
Glasgow +15 3 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -13 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Dorset - 3 £43,000 -
Bournemouth - 3 £43,000 -
Leicester - 3 £39,000 -
Yorkshire +12 2 £47,000 +17.50% 2
Edinburgh - 2 £31,250 -

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

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 featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 383 (91.85%) Microsoft
2 278 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 277 (66.43%) .NET
4 259 (62.11%) C#
5 195 (46.76%) SQL
6 190 (45.56%) CRM
7 183 (43.88%) Dynamics CRM
8 154 (36.93%) JavaScript
9 135 (32.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 124 (29.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 116 (27.82%) Finance
12 111 (26.62%) Business Intelligence
13 110 (26.38%) ASP.NET
14 105 (25.18%) T-SQL
14 105 (25.18%) SQL Server 2008
15 91 (21.82%) HTML
16 90 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
17 84 (20.14%) Microsoft Azure
18 82 (19.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 78 (18.71%) XML
20 77 (18.47%) CSS
21 73 (17.51%) MVC
22 63 (15.11%) .NET Framework
23 58 (13.91%) WCF
23 58 (13.91%) SharePoint
24 51 (12.23%) Web Services
24 51 (12.23%) Power BI
25 50 (11.99%) SOAP
26 49 (11.75%) SQL Server 2012
27 47 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC

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 58 (13.91%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.56%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (3.12%) Drupal
4 9 (2.16%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.92%) IIS
6 6 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.96%) CMS
8 4 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.72%) Confluence
9 3 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.48%) SAS
10 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.24%) Apache
11 1 (0.24%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (7.43%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (5.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (3.84%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 183 (43.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (7.43%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (4.80%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (1.68%) Sage 200
4 7 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (1.44%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 84 (20.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.36%) Dynamics 365
3 11 (2.64%) Office 365
4 10 (2.40%) SaaS
5 9 (2.16%) Azure Machine Learning
6 7 (1.68%) Asana
6 7 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.20%) PaaS
8 3 (0.72%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.72%) IaaS
9 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
10 1 (0.24%) GitHub
10 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.72%) DNS
2 1 (0.24%) Firewall
2 1 (0.24%) Skype
2 1 (0.24%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 135 (32.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 124 (29.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 105 (25.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 82 (19.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 51 (12.23%) Power BI
7 49 (11.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 39 (9.35%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (4.80%) QlikView
9 20 (4.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 18 (4.32%) SQL Server 2014
11 17 (4.08%) SQL Server 2016
12 12 (2.88%) OLAP
12 12 (2.88%) Relational Database
13 11 (2.64%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (1.92%) Big Data
14 8 (1.92%) Qlik Sense
15 7 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
15 7 (1.68%) Hadoop
16 6 (1.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 32 (7.67%) Visual Studio
2 27 (6.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (3.84%) JIRA
4 14 (3.36%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.40%) NUnit
6 7 (1.68%) SpecFlow
6 7 (1.68%) Subversion
7 4 (0.96%) CruiseControl
7 4 (0.96%) MSBuild
7 4 (0.96%) ReSharper
7 4 (0.96%) SonarQube
8 3 (0.72%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.48%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.48%) Moq
9 2 (0.48%) Protractor
9 2 (0.48%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.24%) MorphX
10 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 116 (27.82%) Finance
2 41 (9.83%) Banking
3 30 (7.19%) Advertising
3 30 (7.19%) Manufacturing
4 16 (3.84%) Retail
5 13 (3.12%) Marketing
6 9 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.68%) Electronics
8 6 (1.44%) Law
8 6 (1.44%) Publishing
9 4 (0.96%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.96%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.48%) Automotive
10 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (66.43%) .NET
2 110 (26.38%) ASP.NET
3 91 (21.82%) HTML
4 78 (18.71%) XML
5 77 (18.47%) CSS
6 63 (15.11%) .NET Framework
7 58 (13.91%) WCF
8 51 (12.23%) Web Services
9 50 (11.99%) SOAP
10 47 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 46 (11.03%) AngularJS
12 43 (10.31%) LINQ
13 40 (9.59%) ASP.NET Web API
14 38 (9.11%) HTML5
15 35 (8.39%) Entity Framework
16 25 (6.00%) React
17 21 (5.04%) MDX
18 17 (4.08%) ADO.NET
18 17 (4.08%) jQuery
18 17 (4.08%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.60%) FMCG
2 15 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (2.64%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.40%) Fintech
5 9 (2.16%) NHS
6 7 (1.68%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.68%) W3C
7 4 (0.96%) User Experience
8 3 (0.72%) Clustering
8 3 (0.72%) iPad
8 3 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.72%) Replication
8 3 (0.72%) Social Network
9 2 (0.48%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.48%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.48%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.24%) Blog
10 1 (0.24%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.24%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.76%) Windows
2 2 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (45.56%) CRM
2 111 (26.62%) Business Intelligence
3 90 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (17.51%) MVC
5 44 (10.55%) ETL
6 42 (10.07%) Line Management
7 33 (7.91%) Analytics
8 25 (6.00%) Data Modelling
9 24 (5.76%) Scrum
10 22 (5.28%) ERP
10 22 (5.28%) Mentoring
11 18 (4.32%) Logistics
11 18 (4.32%) Workflow
12 17 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (4.08%) Migration
12 17 (4.08%) SDLC
12 17 (4.08%) TDD
13 15 (3.60%) Data Analytics
14 14 (3.36%) Data Visualisation
14 14 (3.36%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 259 (62.11%) C#
2 195 (46.76%) SQL
3 154 (36.93%) JavaScript
4 105 (25.18%) T-SQL
5 23 (5.52%) VB.NET
6 15 (3.60%) C
7 14 (3.36%) PHP
8 11 (2.64%) R
9 10 (2.40%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.92%) X++
11 4 (0.96%) C++
12 3 (0.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (0.72%) VBScript
13 2 (0.48%) Java
13 2 (0.48%) VB
13 2 (0.48%) VBA
14 1 (0.24%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
14 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.24%) Python
14 1 (0.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (7.19%) Degree
3 7 (1.68%) MCTS
4 6 (1.44%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.72%) MCP
5 3 (0.72%) MCPD
6 2 (0.48%) MCAD
6 2 (0.48%) MCSD
7 1 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.20%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.24%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 383 (91.85%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.24%) Tableau
3 19 (4.56%) Oracle
4 8 (1.92%) iManage
4 8 (1.92%) LexisNexis
5 7 (1.68%) Cognizant
5 7 (1.68%) Sage
5 7 (1.68%) SAP
6 3 (0.72%) Cognos
6 3 (0.72%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.24%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.24%) Facebook
7 1 (0.24%) Google
7 1 (0.24%) IBM
7 1 (0.24%) RedGate
7 1 (0.24%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.24%) VMware
Hampshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
England
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Larbert
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 18 days ago
Woking
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £36000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 days ago
South East
Capgemini
Posted: 13 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Call Centre Associates
Posted: 20 days ago