The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 112 - 94
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.066% - 0.080%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.46% - 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £31,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.95%
MSBuild
Scotland

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

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
218 186 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.40% 13.96% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 185 98 91
Average salary £38,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,000 £27,273
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MSBuild
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

MSBuild Salary Trend in Edinburgh

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) InstallShield
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (33.33%) Practice Management

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) InstallShield
1 2 (66.67%) Bugzilla
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (33.33%) MSTest
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) WinForms
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Remoting
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) OOXML
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Practice Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Reuters
2 1 (33.33%) VMware