Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Microsoft Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 297 322 277
Rank change year-on-year +25 -45 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 26 17 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.15% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.16% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 74
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,450 £40,000
90th Percentile £57,600 £67,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9835 10959 10486
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.17% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8084 8687 8712
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Microsoft Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 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
Birmingham +38 14 £45,000 -28.29% 1
Staffordshire - 7 £45,000 -
West Bromwich +1 1 £45,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £45,000 -
Walsall - 1 £45,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £42,500 -
Microsoft Developer
England

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 across the West Midlands region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) SQL
3 12 (46.15%) .NET
4 11 (42.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (38.46%) Retail
6 8 (30.77%) Advertising
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 8 (30.77%) C
6 8 (30.77%) C#
6 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
8 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (23.08%) Power BI
9 5 (19.23%) Data Strategy
9 5 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (19.23%) Finance
9 5 (19.23%) CRM
10 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (15.38%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
11 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
12 2 (7.69%) MVC
12 2 (7.69%) CSS
12 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
12 2 (7.69%) HTML

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) Power BI
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (38.46%) Retail
2 8 (30.77%) Advertising
3 5 (19.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) HTML5
3 2 (7.69%) Middleware
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (19.23%) CRM
2 5 (19.23%) Data Strategy
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) ERP
4 2 (7.69%) MVC
4 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.85%) API Development
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) C
2 8 (30.77%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft