The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 712 705 754
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +49
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 165 161 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.98% 1.04% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 139 140 112
Average salary £48,750 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.36% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,200 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.06% +15.29%
MSBuild
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16795 15553 15709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.71% 15.30% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 14041 13370 13718
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in England

MSBuild
Salary Trend in England

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

MSBuild Salary Trend in England

MSBuild
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSBuild across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

MSBuild Salary Histogram in England

MSBuild
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -32 80 £52,500 -4.54% 4
South East +10 32 £47,500 +5.55% 2
East of England +3 23 £52,500 +31.25%
East Midlands +14 12 £35,000 +14.75% 2
North West -15 8 £40,000 -11.11% 1
South West -18 7 £35,000 - 1
North East - 2 £42,500 -
Yorkshire -43 1 £37,500 +7.14%
MSBuild
UK

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 242 (76.58%) C#
2 237 (75.00%) .NET
3 209 (66.14%) Agile Software Development
4 187 (59.18%) SQL Server
5 170 (53.80%) SQL
6 169 (53.48%) PowerShell
7 165 (52.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 160 (50.63%) ASP.NET
9 144 (45.57%) Continuous Integration
10 140 (44.30%) HTML
11 138 (43.67%) JavaScript
12 132 (41.77%) CSS
13 130 (41.14%) WCF
14 126 (39.87%) Windows
15 125 (39.56%) Visual Studio
16 121 (38.29%) IIS
17 115 (36.39%) TDD
18 114 (36.08%) NUnit
19 113 (35.76%) .NET Framework
20 110 (34.81%) Microsoft
21 94 (29.75%) MVC
21 94 (29.75%) Scrum
22 84 (26.58%) ASP.NET MVC
23 83 (26.27%) Subversion
23 83 (26.27%) OO
24 79 (25.00%) jQuery
25 77 (24.37%) Jenkins
26 76 (24.05%) BDD
27 68 (21.52%) SQL Server 2008
28 65 (20.57%) Unit Testing

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 121 (38.29%) IIS
2 61 (19.30%) SharePoint
3 26 (8.23%) BizTalk Server
4 23 (7.28%) CMS
4 23 (7.28%) Oracle Workflow
5 17 (5.38%) SharePoint Server
5 17 (5.38%) Sitecore CMS
5 17 (5.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (4.75%) Umbraco
7 13 (4.11%) WebSphere
8 11 (3.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (2.85%) WordPress
10 8 (2.53%) Apache
11 6 (1.90%) SharePoint Foundation
12 3 (0.95%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.32%) MediaWiki
13 1 (0.32%) Confluence
13 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.32%) TWiki
Applications
1 23 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.16%) MS Office
3 6 (1.90%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.32%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (2.22%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 56 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.90%) Office 365
3 4 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.27%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (1.27%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.86%) Internet
2 20 (6.33%) HTTP
3 10 (3.16%) Firewall
4 8 (2.53%) NFC
4 8 (2.53%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.53%) SMPP
4 8 (2.53%) SMS
5 5 (1.58%) Network Security
6 3 (0.95%) DNS
6 3 (0.95%) Intranet
7 1 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (59.18%) SQL Server
2 68 (21.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (12.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (4.75%) MySQL
4 15 (4.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (4.43%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.80%) InterSystems Cache
7 10 (3.16%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.85%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (2.22%) QlikView
11 5 (1.58%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.27%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.95%) Redis
13 3 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.63%) OLTP
14 2 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 165 (52.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 125 (39.56%) Visual Studio
3 114 (36.08%) NUnit
4 83 (26.27%) Subversion
5 77 (24.37%) Jenkins
6 64 (20.25%) CruiseControl
7 56 (17.72%) Git (software)
8 54 (17.09%) TeamCity
9 48 (15.19%) MSTest
9 48 (15.19%) WiX
10 31 (9.81%) NuGet
11 27 (8.54%) SpecFlow
12 25 (7.91%) Ranorex
13 23 (7.28%) Psake
14 21 (6.65%) Rhino Mocks
15 19 (6.01%) Log4Net
16 17 (5.38%) Selenium
17 16 (5.06%) Octopus Deploy
18 13 (4.11%) JIRA
19 12 (3.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 58 (18.35%) Finance
2 28 (8.86%) Games
3 26 (8.23%) Banking
4 21 (6.65%) Retail
5 9 (2.85%) Back Office
6 5 (1.58%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.27%) Publishing
8 3 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.95%) Advertising
8 3 (0.95%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 150 (47.47%) Developer
2 83 (26.27%) .NET Developer
3 54 (17.09%) Senior Developer
4 40 (12.66%) C# Developer
5 34 (10.76%) Software Engineer
6 33 (10.44%) Senior .NET Developer
7 27 (8.54%) Software Developer
8 26 (8.23%) Build Engineer
9 25 (7.91%) Automation Engineer
10 24 (7.59%) Architect
11 17 (5.38%) C# .NET Developer
12 15 (4.75%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (4.75%) ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (4.75%) SharePoint Developer
13 14 (4.43%) Release Engineer
13 14 (4.43%) Web Developer
14 12 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (3.80%) Build Manager
14 12 (3.80%) C# Software Developer
15 11 (3.48%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (75.00%) .NET
2 160 (50.63%) ASP.NET
3 140 (44.30%) HTML
4 132 (41.77%) CSS
5 130 (41.14%) WCF
6 113 (35.76%) .NET Framework
7 84 (26.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 79 (25.00%) jQuery
9 59 (18.67%) XML
10 57 (18.04%) WPF
11 51 (16.14%) MSMQ
12 45 (14.24%) LINQ
13 36 (11.39%) Ajax
14 33 (10.44%) HTML5
15 32 (10.13%) SOAP
16 30 (9.49%) Web Services
17 27 (8.54%) XSD
17 27 (8.54%) Castle Windsor
17 27 (8.54%) REST
17 27 (8.54%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.71%) Inversion of Control
2 26 (8.23%) Management Information System
3 25 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.75%) Blog
5 11 (3.48%) Blackberry
6 10 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.16%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.27%) MPEG
7 4 (1.27%) Replication
7 4 (1.27%) IPTV
7 4 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.95%) NHS
8 3 (0.95%) Social Media
9 2 (0.63%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.63%) Statistics
9 2 (0.63%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.32%) Life Science
10 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 126 (39.87%) Windows
2 26 (8.23%) Windows 7
2 26 (8.23%) Windows 8
3 15 (4.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (4.11%) Android
4 13 (4.11%) Linux
5 12 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.48%) Windows Phone
6 11 (3.48%) Apple iOS
7 9 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (2.53%) UNIX
9 2 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (66.14%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (45.57%) Continuous Integration
3 115 (36.39%) TDD
4 94 (29.75%) Scrum
4 94 (29.75%) MVC
5 83 (26.27%) OO
6 76 (24.05%) BDD
7 65 (20.57%) Unit Testing
8 60 (18.99%) Software Engineering
9 57 (18.04%) DevOps
10 43 (13.61%) Mentoring
11 35 (11.08%) OOD
11 35 (11.08%) E-Commerce
12 33 (10.44%) Configuration Management
12 33 (10.44%) Workflow
13 31 (9.81%) Project Management
13 31 (9.81%) Release Management
14 30 (9.49%) Multithreading
14 30 (9.49%) OOA/OOD
15 28 (8.86%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 242 (76.58%) C#
2 170 (53.80%) SQL
3 169 (53.48%) PowerShell
4 138 (43.67%) JavaScript
5 59 (18.67%) T-SQL
6 33 (10.44%) VB
7 32 (10.13%) XAML
8 31 (9.81%) Java
9 25 (7.91%) C++
10 21 (6.65%) VB.NET
11 12 (3.80%) VB6
12 11 (3.48%) Python
13 7 (2.22%) VBA
13 7 (2.22%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.90%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.58%) PowerHouse
15 5 (1.58%) PHP
16 4 (1.27%) Ruby
16 4 (1.27%) XPath
17 3 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 65 (20.57%) Degree
2 9 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.27%) MCSE
4 3 (0.95%) MCP
5 2 (0.63%) MCITP
6 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (15.19%) QA
2 8 (2.53%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 29 (9.18%) Hyper-V
2 18 (5.70%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (8.23%) SCVMM
2 22 (6.96%) Puppet
3 17 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.90%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.32%) Ansible
5 1 (0.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 110 (34.81%) Microsoft
2 46 (14.56%) Oracle
3 33 (10.44%) Sitecore
4 10 (3.16%) TOWER Software
4 10 (3.16%) Telerik
5 8 (2.53%) IBM
5 8 (2.53%) TIBCO
6 7 (2.22%) Facebook
7 6 (1.90%) Intel
8 4 (1.27%) VMware
9 3 (0.95%) New Relic
10 2 (0.63%) AccuRev
10 2 (0.63%) Red Gate
10 2 (0.63%) Google
11 1 (0.32%) SaltStack
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 50 - 60K +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Derbyshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Alex James Resourcing
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 29 days holiday + share op's + pen
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Questor Resourcing
Salary: c £25-35k, dependent on relevant experience
Posted: 18 days ago
North West London
asos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
North West London
asos
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago