The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 105 110 122
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 11 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.62% 0.067% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.35% 0.52% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 3
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +3.22%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.06% +15.29%
MSBuild
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
328 192 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.57% 12.77% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 246 170 265
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSBuild across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MSBuild
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSBuild across the Cambridge region.

MSBuild Salary Trend in Cambridge

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing MSBuild also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MSBuild.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) WCF
1 15 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (93.33%) Java
3 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
3 13 (86.67%) MVC
3 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (80.00%) NUnit
5 11 (73.33%) Banking
5 11 (73.33%) TDD
5 11 (73.33%) LINQ
5 11 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
6 10 (66.67%) Visual Studio
6 10 (66.67%) XML
6 10 (66.67%) Finance
6 10 (66.67%) Android
6 10 (66.67%) WiX
6 10 (66.67%) Java ME
6 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (53.33%) Windows Phone
7 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
7 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
7 8 (53.33%) WPF
7 8 (53.33%) Regression Testing
7 8 (53.33%) Telerik
7 8 (53.33%) MSTest
7 8 (53.33%) Apple iOS

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing MSBuild also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MSBuild. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon S3
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon SQS
1 4 (26.67%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) SMS
1 8 (53.33%) SMPP
1 8 (53.33%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (26.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) NUnit
2 11 (73.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 10 (66.67%) WiX
4 8 (53.33%) MSTest
5 4 (26.67%) Eclipse
5 4 (26.67%) CruiseControl
5 4 (26.67%) Subversion
5 4 (26.67%) JIRA
General
1 11 (73.33%) Banking
2 10 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) C# Developer
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Software Team Leader
4 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Team Leader
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) WCF
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
2 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (73.33%) LINQ
4 10 (66.67%) Java ME
4 10 (66.67%) XML
5 8 (53.33%) XSLT
5 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
5 8 (53.33%) WPF
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Android
2 8 (53.33%) Apple iOS
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Phone
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) MVC
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
3 8 (53.33%) Multithreading
3 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 8 (53.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (93.33%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) XAML
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Telerik
2 4 (26.67%) Facebook