The median annual salary for a Microsoft Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank 202 229 206
Rank change year-on-year +27 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 7 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 7
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £42,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4501 5856 4848
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.88% 96.35% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3711 4766 4137
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Developer in the West Midlands

Microsoft Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Developer in the West Midlands

Microsoft Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Developer in the West Midlands

Microsoft Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham +11 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Advertising
2 11 (73.33%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) .NET
3 10 (66.67%) CRM
3 10 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (13.33%) User Experience
9 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
9 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
9 2 (13.33%) OO
9 2 (13.33%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
10 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (6.67%) Capita
10 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
10 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (6.67%) OLTP
10 1 (6.67%) C
10 1 (6.67%) OLAP

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (13.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (6.67%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) OLAP
2 1 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (6.67%) OLTP
2 1 (6.67%) Power BI
2 1 (6.67%) PowerPivot
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (73.33%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) CRM
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Capita