The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 285 311 294
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -17
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 21 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.40% 1.49% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 31
Average salary £58,750 £77,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.19% +55.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £90,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
MSBuild
London

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

Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1504 1748 1554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.79% 14.75% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1330 1547 1413
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 31 (93.94%) C#
1 31 (93.94%) .NET
2 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (69.70%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (66.67%) Scrum
4 22 (66.67%) SQL
4 22 (66.67%) TeamCity
5 21 (63.64%) ASP.NET
5 21 (63.64%) TDD
6 20 (60.61%) JavaScript
7 19 (57.58%) BDD
7 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
8 18 (54.55%) MVC
8 18 (54.55%) WCF
8 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (51.52%) HTML
9 17 (51.52%) CSS
10 14 (42.42%) jQuery
11 13 (39.39%) Unit Testing
11 13 (39.39%) OO
11 13 (39.39%) Inversion of Control
12 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
12 12 (36.36%) Castle Windsor
13 11 (33.33%) NUnit
13 11 (33.33%) Finance
14 10 (30.30%) Ajax
15 9 (27.27%) SOAP
15 9 (27.27%) .NET Framework
15 9 (27.27%) CruiseControl
15 9 (27.27%) Unity DI Container

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (15.15%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (12.12%) CMS
2 4 (12.12%) MQSeries
2 4 (12.12%) Umbraco
3 3 (9.09%) IIS
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.12%) MySQL
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.03%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) OLTP
5 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 11 (33.33%) NUnit
3 9 (27.27%) CruiseControl
4 8 (24.24%) Subversion
5 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
6 5 (15.15%) SpecFlow
7 4 (12.12%) Psake
7 4 (12.12%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (9.09%) Log4Net
9 2 (6.06%) JIRA
9 2 (6.06%) Selenium
9 2 (6.06%) Ant
9 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
9 2 (6.06%) ClearCase
9 2 (6.06%) ClearQuest
10 1 (3.03%) Fiddler
10 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
10 1 (3.03%) JsTestDriver
10 1 (3.03%) NuGet
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Back Office
3 6 (18.18%) Banking
4 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
5 3 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Developer
2 18 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 14 (42.42%) Senior Developer
4 11 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (15.15%) C# Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Web Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (9.09%) SharePoint Architect
8 3 (9.09%) Lead .NET Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Technical Leader
8 3 (9.09%) Architect
8 3 (9.09%) Lead Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Configuration Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) Software Configuration Engineer
10 1 (3.03%) .NET Software Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) .NET
2 21 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 18 (54.55%) WCF
3 18 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (51.52%) HTML
4 17 (51.52%) CSS
5 14 (42.42%) jQuery
6 12 (36.36%) Castle Windsor
7 10 (30.30%) Ajax
8 9 (27.27%) SOAP
8 9 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 9 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
9 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
9 8 (24.24%) DHTML
9 8 (24.24%) NHibernate
9 8 (24.24%) WPF
9 8 (24.24%) Silverlight
10 7 (21.21%) MSMQ
10 7 (21.21%) Middleware
11 6 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Statistics
4 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (69.70%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (66.67%) Scrum
4 21 (63.64%) TDD
5 19 (57.58%) BDD
6 18 (54.55%) MVC
7 13 (39.39%) OO
7 13 (39.39%) Unit Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Web Application Development
8 8 (24.24%) OOP
8 8 (24.24%) SOA
9 7 (21.21%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (18.18%) UML
10 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
11 5 (15.15%) Migration
11 5 (15.15%) EAI
11 5 (15.15%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (15.15%) Project Planning
11 5 (15.15%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (12.12%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) C#
2 22 (66.67%) SQL
3 20 (60.61%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
5 4 (12.12%) VB
6 3 (9.09%) Java
7 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) IBM
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle
4 3 (9.09%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.03%) Telerik
5 1 (3.03%) Red Gate