The first table below looks at the demand for MSBuild skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 308 260 314
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +54
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 17 53 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.44% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.90% 2.89% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13 43 16
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £37,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.89%
Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1890 1836 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.29% 15.35% 11.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1652 1638 1437
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
MSBuild
London

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MSBuild
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

MSBuild Salary Trend in the City of London

MSBuild
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSBuild across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

MSBuild Salary Histogram in the City of London

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 42 (93.33%) .NET
2 40 (88.89%) C#
3 31 (68.89%) SQL Server
4 27 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (51.11%) IIS
6 23 (51.11%) SQL
6 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
7 22 (48.89%) .NET Framework
8 20 (44.44%) Subversion
8 20 (44.44%) Windows
9 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
10 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET
10 18 (40.00%) TDD
11 17 (37.78%) WCF
12 15 (33.33%) VB
12 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (33.33%) Jenkins
13 14 (31.11%) Visual Studio
14 13 (28.89%) Release Management
14 13 (28.89%) Scrum
15 12 (26.67%) CSS
15 12 (26.67%) BDD
15 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
16 11 (24.44%) TeamCity
16 11 (24.44%) Oracle
16 11 (24.44%) HTML
16 11 (24.44%) Configuration Management
16 11 (24.44%) Finance
16 11 (24.44%) jQuery

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 23 (51.11%) IIS
2 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 9 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (17.78%) WebSphere
5 4 (8.89%) MQSeries
6 3 (6.67%) Umbraco
6 3 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (6.67%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (68.89%) SQL Server
2 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (15.56%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.67%) CouchDB
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.67%) RavenDB
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.22%) OLTP
6 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.22%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (44.44%) Subversion
3 15 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 14 (31.11%) Visual Studio
5 11 (24.44%) TeamCity
6 10 (22.22%) NUnit
7 9 (20.00%) MSI
8 8 (17.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 8 (17.78%) WiX
8 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
9 6 (13.33%) CruiseControl
9 6 (13.33%) Selenium
10 4 (8.89%) JsTestDriver
10 4 (8.89%) Jasmine
11 3 (6.67%) Moq
11 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 3 (6.67%) NuGet
12 2 (4.44%) InstallShield
12 2 (4.44%) SpecFlow
12 2 (4.44%) FinalBuilder
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Front Office
3 3 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Build Manager
5 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (13.33%) C# Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Software Manager
7 5 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Lead .NET Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Lead Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Technical Leader
9 3 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (4.44%) ScrumMaster
10 2 (4.44%) Applications Packager
10 2 (4.44%) Development Manager
10 2 (4.44%) WPF Developer
10 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
11 1 (2.22%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (93.33%) .NET
2 22 (48.89%) .NET Framework
3 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 17 (37.78%) WCF
5 12 (26.67%) CSS
6 11 (24.44%) HTML
6 11 (24.44%) jQuery
7 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (20.00%) XML
9 8 (17.78%) NHibernate
9 8 (17.78%) SOAP
9 8 (17.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (13.33%) Ajax
10 6 (13.33%) WPF
10 6 (13.33%) HTML5
10 6 (13.33%) Unity DI Container
11 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (11.11%) Software Packaging
12 4 (8.89%) MSMQ
12 4 (8.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (40.00%) TDD
3 13 (28.89%) Release Management
3 13 (28.89%) Scrum
4 12 (26.67%) BDD
5 11 (24.44%) Configuration Management
6 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (20.00%) Build Automation
7 9 (20.00%) DevOps
7 9 (20.00%) ITIL
7 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (17.78%) MVC
8 8 (17.78%) Change Control
9 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
10 5 (11.11%) Software Deployment
10 5 (11.11%) OOD
11 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
11 4 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (8.89%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (8.89%) OO
Programming Languages
1 40 (88.89%) C#
2 23 (51.11%) SQL
3 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
4 15 (33.33%) VB
5 12 (26.67%) PowerShell
6 9 (20.00%) VBScript
6 9 (20.00%) Perl
7 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.67%) XAML
9 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.22%) Java
9 1 (2.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.11%) MCSE
2 5 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Telerik
3 4 (8.89%) IBM
4 3 (6.67%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.22%) Red Gate