Sharepoint Developer Role and Responsibilities Information

A SharePoint developer is responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining SharePoint solutions for an organisation. Their key responsibilities may include:

  1. Designing and developing custom SharePoint solutions based on business requirements.
  2. Creating and configuring SharePoint sites, lists, libraries, workflows, and web parts.
  3. Developing custom forms and templates using InfoPath and SharePoint Designer.
  4. Integrating SharePoint with other business applications, such as CRM or ERP systems.
  5. Providing technical support for SharePoint users.
  6. Developing and implementing SharePoint security and access controls.
  7. Monitoring SharePoint performance and troubleshooting issues.
  8. Collaborating with other developers and stakeholders to ensure solutions meet business needs.

To perform these responsibilities, a SharePoint developer in the UK should have a strong understanding of SharePoint architecture and development, as well as experience with programming languages such as C# and JavaScript. They should also have knowledge of SQL Server and experience working with SharePoint Designer, InfoPath, and Visual Studio.

Qualifications for a Sharepoint Developer

To become a SharePoint developer in the UK, typically one needs a degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field. In addition to a degree, employers may also look for relevant professional certifications such as Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) or Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD).

However, some SharePoint developers may have gained experience and skills through on-the-job training, self-learning, or specialised courses. It ultimately depends on the specific employer’s requirements and the individual’s level of experience and expertise in SharePoint development.

Sharepoint Developer Salary Expectations

According to recent job postings on various job sites, the average salary for a SharePoint Developer in the UK is around £45,000 – £60,000 per year. However, the exact salary can vary based on a variety of factors such as the level of experience, location, and company size. Some experienced SharePoint Developers can earn up to £80,000 or more per year.

​Senior SharePoint Developer

  • Location: London
  • Sector: Cloud, Infrastructure and Services
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £75000 – £80000 per annum + Plus Benefits​
  • Industry sector: Intellectual property​


We are working with a leading European intellectual property firm, acting for many of the world’s most innovative and successful companies. Their specialist teams are led by practitioners who have been at the forefront of the industry for years, acting in landmark cases before the EPO and the national courts of Europe.

Our clients IT strategy has just reached an exciting point in time, following an increase in investment they have recently adopted Microsoft 365 and are working hard to fully leverage the value this can bring to their organisation, whilst reshaping and building their IT capabilities to allow them to maximise the value and efficiency they can harness from the Microsoft Apps ecosystem.

Alongside other in flight projects our client is looking to migrate their existing SharePoint 2013 environment to SharePoint Online – This newly created role will see the Senior SharePoint Developer being a critical part in the advising, planning & implementation of their SharePoint Online and intranet environment.

The role will see you:

  • Act as the initial reporting line for more junior SharePoint developers
  • Coach and develop those in your team
  • Identify, analyse, develop, and digitise processes across the business to enable automation where possible
  • Develop solutions leveraging the Power Platform
  • Ensure security by design to uphold building automated testing into the build and release pipelines
  • Creation of re-usable design patterns, and guard rails for citizen developers
  • Identify, analyse, and develop points of integration with other solutions to enable better use of data
  • Develop integrations using APIs to improve ETL pipeline mechanism
  • Work closely with the business and users to gather requirements, provide status updates, and build relationships

Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have previous experience of both implementation and delivery of SharePoint solutions whilst having a technical experience of:

  • SharePoint Online
  • SharePoint 2013
  • PowerShell using SharePoint and PnP Modules
  • Microsoft Teams
  • PowerApps
  • Power Automate
  • Power BI
  • SQL Server (on-prem and Azure)
  • ShareGate

SharePoint Developer

  • Location: London
  • Sector: Change and Transformation,Cloud, Infrastructure and Services
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £60000 – £70000 per annum + Plus Benefits​
  • Industry sector: residential property management


We are partnered with one of the large residential property management organisations who manage a portfolio of over 300,000 UK households.

Currently going through a huge IT transformation they are looking for a SharePoint Developer to manage the successful roll out and integration of all elements of their SharePoint environment, including a huge document database. Reporting in the DevOps manager the role requires a SharePoint specialist that can help solve business problems by creating solutions, whilst evolving and enhancing the SharePoint document repository.

Skills and experience

The successful candidate must have the following:

  • SharePoint Development experience.
  • Strong knowledge of PowerApps and Power Automate.
  • Experience working with modern API Platforms such as REST, SOAP JSO & XML.
  • An understanding of cloud platforms and services, ideally Azure & Office 365.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

O365/Sharepoint Engineer

  • Location: City of London
  • Sector: Cloud, Infrastructure and Services
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job functions: Mid-Level, Microsoft Devops, 3rd Line Support, Microsoft Office 365
  • Salary: €400 – €500 per day


  • Support on the M365 stack
  • Support legacy Sharepoint 2010/2013 technology which is up for decommissioning in the next 12 months
  • You own developer alike knowledge in this area
  • will closely work with Service Design teams and projects to support the uplift of existing and migration to new technology

Technical Skills

  • O365
  • Sharepoint 2010/2013
  • Azure /AD
  • Windows 10/11
  • Exchange
  • ServiceNow
  • DevOps