The median annual salary for a Microsoft Developer was £54,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Developer
UK
Rank 662 717 777
Rank change year-on-year +55 +60  
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 196 231 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 175 174 152
Median salary £54,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22%  

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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +83 184 £54,000 +2.85% 25
London +89 105 £55,000 +4.76% 8
South East +57 36 £55,000 - 3
Hampshire +45 20 £60,000 +33.33%
North West -23 13 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Surrey +27 9 £55,000 - 1
South Wales +17 9 £38,500 +2.66%
Wales +10 9 £38,500 +2.66%
Yorkshire +28 8 £45,000 +21.62% 1
Cardiff +15 8 £47,500 +41.79%
Guildford - 8 £55,000 -
City of London +44 7 £55,000 -2.22% 4
West Yorkshire +24 7 £45,000 +21.62% 1
West Midlands +23 7 £40,000 -11.11% 2
East of England 0 7 £50,000 -23.07%
Leeds - 7 £45,000 - 1
Manchester -23 6 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Berkshire +33 5 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Suffolk +23 4 £55,000 -12.00%
South West +16 4 £44,000 +10.00% 2
Cheshire +4 4 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Birmingham +6 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Cambridgeshire +6 3 £50,000 -23.07%
Cambridge 0 3 £50,000 -23.07%
Greenford - 3 £55,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £60,000 -
Ealing - 3 £55,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £42,500 -
Reading +31 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Kent +23 2 £35,000 -33.33% 1

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 341 (93.17%) Microsoft
2 229 (62.57%) SQL Server
3 223 (60.93%) C#
4 212 (57.92%) .NET
5 199 (54.37%) MS Excel
6 181 (49.45%) SQL
7 175 (47.81%) CRM
8 171 (46.72%) Dynamics CRM
9 128 (34.97%) JavaScript
10 119 (32.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 105 (28.69%) Business Intelligence
12 95 (25.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 94 (25.68%) T-SQL
14 78 (21.31%) SharePoint
15 75 (20.49%) Finance
16 73 (19.95%) Agile Software Development
17 72 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
18 66 (18.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 64 (17.49%) ASP.NET
20 62 (16.94%) Data Warehouse
21 56 (15.30%) Power BI
22 53 (14.48%) SQL Server 2008
23 52 (14.21%) Advertising
24 46 (12.57%) ETL
24 46 (12.57%) XML
25 44 (12.02%) WCF
26 43 (11.75%) MVC
27 39 (10.66%) HTML
28 32 (8.74%) SOAP
28 32 (8.74%) Web Services

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 78 (21.31%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.28%) IIS
3 11 (3.01%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.09%) CMS
7 3 (0.82%) Confluence
7 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.55%) Apache
8 2 (0.55%) SAS
9 1 (0.27%) Drupal
9 1 (0.27%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 199 (54.37%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.37%) MS Office
3 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 171 (46.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (5.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 20 (5.46%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (2.46%) Sage 200
5 6 (1.64%) Sage 50
6 3 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.55%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.27%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 72 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (5.19%) Office 365
3 7 (1.91%) Asana
4 6 (1.64%) SaaS
5 5 (1.37%) Azure Machine Learning
5 5 (1.37%) PaaS
6 4 (1.09%) Data Lake Analytics
6 4 (1.09%) IaaS
7 3 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.27%) GitHub
8 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.37%) DNS
2 3 (0.82%) Firewall
3 1 (0.27%) FTP
3 1 (0.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (62.57%) SQL Server
2 119 (32.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 95 (25.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 66 (18.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 62 (16.94%) Data Warehouse
6 56 (15.30%) Power BI
7 53 (14.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 30 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (5.46%) SQL Server 2016
10 14 (3.83%) OLAP
11 11 (3.01%) Big Data
11 11 (3.01%) QlikView
12 10 (2.73%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (2.46%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
16 6 (1.64%) HDInsight
16 6 (1.64%) MySQL
17 5 (1.37%) OLAP Cube
17 5 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (6.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (6.56%) Visual Studio
3 13 (3.55%) JIRA
4 8 (2.19%) NUnit
5 7 (1.91%) Git (software)
5 7 (1.91%) SpecFlow
6 4 (1.09%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.09%) MSBuild
7 3 (0.82%) MorphX
7 3 (0.82%) Subversion
8 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.27%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.27%) NCrunch
8 1 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
General
1 75 (20.49%) Finance
2 52 (14.21%) Advertising
3 26 (7.10%) Banking
4 14 (3.83%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.55%) Retail
6 9 (2.46%) Publishing
7 4 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.09%) Legal
8 3 (0.82%) Front Office
8 3 (0.82%) Marketing
9 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (57.92%) .NET
2 64 (17.49%) ASP.NET
3 46 (12.57%) XML
4 44 (12.02%) WCF
5 39 (10.66%) HTML
6 32 (8.74%) SOAP
6 32 (8.74%) Web Services
7 31 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (7.65%) .NET Framework
8 28 (7.65%) CSS
9 25 (6.83%) LINQ
10 22 (6.01%) jQuery
11 19 (5.19%) Entity Framework
12 17 (4.64%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (4.37%) REST
14 15 (4.10%) AngularJS
15 14 (3.83%) HTML5
16 11 (3.01%) MDX
17 10 (2.73%) WPF
18 9 (2.46%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.55%) NHS
3 11 (3.01%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.19%) Fintech
5 7 (1.91%) User Experience
5 7 (1.91%) W3C
6 4 (1.09%) iPad
7 3 (0.82%) Clustering
7 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.82%) Replication
7 3 (0.82%) Social Network
8 2 (0.55%) Fixed Income
8 2 (0.55%) FMCG
8 2 (0.55%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.27%) Blog
9 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.27%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.27%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.28%) Windows
2 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (47.81%) CRM
2 105 (28.69%) Business Intelligence
3 73 (19.95%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (12.57%) ETL
5 43 (11.75%) MVC
6 26 (7.10%) Line Management
7 25 (6.83%) Analytics
8 24 (6.56%) Data Modelling
9 19 (5.19%) Scrum
10 18 (4.92%) Migration
11 15 (4.10%) ETL Development
12 14 (3.83%) TDD
13 13 (3.55%) Kimball Methodology
13 13 (3.55%) Software Engineering
13 13 (3.55%) Workflow
14 12 (3.28%) SDLC
15 11 (3.01%) ERP
15 11 (3.01%) Predictive Analytics
16 10 (2.73%) Data Migration
16 10 (2.73%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 223 (60.93%) C#
2 181 (49.45%) SQL
3 128 (34.97%) JavaScript
4 94 (25.68%) T-SQL
5 14 (3.83%) Java
6 12 (3.28%) VBA
7 11 (3.01%) VB.NET
8 10 (2.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 7 (1.91%) C
9 7 (1.91%) C++
9 7 (1.91%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.64%) R
11 4 (1.09%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.09%) X++
12 3 (0.82%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 3 (0.82%) PHP
13 1 (0.27%) Python
13 1 (0.27%) VB
13 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (7.65%) Degree
2 25 (6.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.09%) MCP
4 3 (0.82%) MCPD
4 3 (0.82%) MCTS
4 3 (0.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.91%) Data Quality
2 6 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (0.27%) PMO
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.64%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 341 (93.17%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.01%) Tableau
3 10 (2.73%) Sage
4 8 (2.19%) Oracle
5 7 (1.91%) Cognos
6 3 (0.82%) Concur
6 3 (0.82%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.55%) IBM
7 2 (0.55%) SAP
8 1 (0.27%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.27%) Capita
8 1 (0.27%) Facebook
8 1 (0.27%) Google
8 1 (0.27%) iManage
8 1 (0.27%) LexisNexis
8 1 (0.27%) Sitecore
Berkshire
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Life assurance, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Gym, Pension, Remote/Flexi Work
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancaster
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Banstead, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus package and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Childcare, Health, 30 days hols
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £43-47K depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Relocation package
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £36,725 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
England
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £4000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + pension, negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 22 days ago