Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Microsoft Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Senior Microsoft Developer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1134 1187 1255
Rank change year-on-year +53 +68 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Microsoft Developer 43 35 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.018% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.019% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 37 32 57
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - -
10th Percentile £45,750 £41,975 £42,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -13.64% +10.00%

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 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
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%

Senior Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Microsoft Developer in the UK

Senior Microsoft Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Microsoft Developer in the UK

Senior Microsoft Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Microsoft Developer over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Microsoft Developer in the UK

Senior Microsoft Developer
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Microsoft Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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 +32 37 £55,000 -8.33% 1
UK excluding London +68 21 £50,000 +5.26%
London -2 18 £55,000 -12.00% 1
South East +41 10 £58,750 -4.08%
North of England +9 8 £50,000 +2.56%
Yorkshire +37 6 £50,000 +2.56%
Scotland -7 2 £47,000 -
North West -19 2 £55,000 -8.33%
South West -10 1 £47,500 +5.56%

Senior Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 41 (95.35%) Microsoft
2 28 (65.12%) .NET
2 28 (65.12%) SQL
3 24 (55.81%) SQL Server
4 20 (46.51%) C#
5 19 (44.19%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (41.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET
8 15 (34.88%) CRM
8 15 (34.88%) Dynamics CRM
9 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (27.91%) Finance
11 10 (23.26%) Local Government
11 10 (23.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (20.93%) Dynamics 365
12 9 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (18.60%) Scrum
13 8 (18.60%) Workflow
13 8 (18.60%) WCF
14 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2016
15 6 (13.95%) MVC
15 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
15 6 (13.95%) ETL
15 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
15 6 (13.95%) Retail
15 6 (13.95%) Dynamics AX
15 6 (13.95%) X++

Senior 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 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.63%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (9.30%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (6.98%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (13.95%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (6.98%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) Office 365
4 1 (2.33%) Data Lake Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (55.81%) SQL Server
2 18 (41.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (11.63%) Power BI
7 4 (9.30%) Data Mining
7 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (6.98%) HDInsight
9 2 (4.65%) Big Data
9 2 (4.65%) PowerPivot
9 2 (4.65%) QlikView
9 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
10 1 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (2.33%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.65%) Moq
3 2 (4.65%) NUnit
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Local Government
3 6 (13.95%) Retail
4 4 (9.30%) Advertising
5 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.33%) Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Billing
6 1 (2.33%) Electronics
6 1 (2.33%) Marketing
6 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (65.12%) .NET
2 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET
3 8 (18.60%) WCF
4 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
5 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
5 4 (9.30%) Entity Framework
5 4 (9.30%) HTML
5 4 (9.30%) React
6 3 (6.98%) Web Services
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (4.65%) CSS
7 2 (4.65%) CSS3
7 2 (4.65%) jQuery
7 2 (4.65%) JSON
7 2 (4.65%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (4.65%) Node.js
7 2 (4.65%) SignalR
7 2 (4.65%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (4.65%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.88%) CRM
4 8 (18.60%) Scrum
4 8 (18.60%) Workflow
5 6 (13.95%) ETL
5 6 (13.95%) MVC
5 6 (13.95%) Web Development
6 5 (11.63%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.63%) Migration
6 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Data Governance
7 4 (9.30%) Data Transformation
7 4 (9.30%) Data Validation
7 4 (9.30%) Information Architecture
7 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.30%) Resource Management
7 4 (9.30%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) SQL
2 20 (46.51%) C#
3 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
3 6 (13.95%) X++
4 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.98%) C
6 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.65%) R
6 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) MCTS
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) MCAD
2 2 (4.65%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.65%) QA
Vendors
1 41 (95.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Tableau
3 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.33%) SAP