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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 708 697 700
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 159 167 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.96% 1.08% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 134 152 158
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £71,750 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
16629 15518 16494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.06% 15.43% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14140 13032 14628
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 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 December 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 -48 82 £60,000 +9.09% 7
South East +4 35 £47,500 +5.55% 2
East of England -3 18 £52,500 +40.00% 1
North West -6 9 £42,500 +6.25%
East Midlands +19 6 £47,500 +15.85%
South West -13 3 £29,000 -17.14%
Yorkshire -19 3 £37,500 -6.25%
North East - 3 £42,500 -
MSBuild
UK

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 214 (69.03%) C#
2 201 (64.84%) .NET
3 198 (63.87%) Agile Software Development
4 183 (59.03%) SQL Server
5 167 (53.87%) SQL
6 154 (49.68%) PowerShell
7 152 (49.03%) JavaScript
7 152 (49.03%) ASP.NET
8 148 (47.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 147 (47.42%) HTML
9 147 (47.42%) Continuous Integration
10 135 (43.55%) CSS
11 121 (39.03%) Visual Studio
12 118 (38.06%) WCF
13 115 (37.10%) Windows
14 110 (35.48%) TDD
15 106 (34.19%) MVC
16 102 (32.90%) NUnit
17 98 (31.61%) IIS
18 95 (30.65%) Microsoft
19 93 (30.00%) .NET Framework
20 88 (28.39%) ASP.NET MVC
21 83 (26.77%) Scrum
21 83 (26.77%) DevOps
22 82 (26.45%) jQuery
23 80 (25.81%) BDD
24 79 (25.48%) TeamCity
25 72 (23.23%) OO
26 71 (22.90%) Subversion
27 69 (22.26%) Finance

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 98 (31.61%) IIS
2 57 (18.39%) SharePoint
3 31 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 30 (9.68%) CMS
5 20 (6.45%) Sitecore CMS
6 17 (5.48%) Umbraco
7 16 (5.16%) Apache
8 14 (4.52%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (3.55%) WordPress
10 10 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (2.90%) MediaWiki
11 9 (2.90%) Confluence
11 9 (2.90%) TWiki
12 7 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (1.29%) SharePoint Foundation
13 4 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (1.29%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.26%) MS Office
3 4 (1.29%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.32%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.29%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.65%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 67 (21.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.94%) Office 365
3 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.65%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (0.65%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.94%) Internet
2 10 (3.23%) HTTP
3 8 (2.58%) SMS
3 8 (2.58%) SMPP
3 8 (2.58%) NFC
4 7 (2.26%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.61%) Firewall
6 3 (0.97%) Intranet
6 3 (0.97%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (59.03%) SQL Server
2 47 (15.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (13.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (4.52%) MySQL
5 13 (4.19%) InterSystems Cache
6 10 (3.23%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (1.61%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.29%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.97%) OLTP
11 2 (0.65%) QlikView
11 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 148 (47.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 121 (39.03%) Visual Studio
3 102 (32.90%) NUnit
4 79 (25.48%) TeamCity
5 71 (22.90%) Subversion
6 62 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 57 (18.39%) Git (software)
8 53 (17.10%) MSTest
9 45 (14.52%) WiX
9 45 (14.52%) CruiseControl
10 42 (13.55%) NuGet
11 34 (10.97%) Ranorex
12 27 (8.71%) SpecFlow
13 26 (8.39%) JIRA
14 23 (7.42%) Ant
14 23 (7.42%) Rhino Mocks
15 21 (6.77%) Psake
16 16 (5.16%) Log4Net
17 15 (4.84%) dbdeploy
17 15 (4.84%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 69 (22.26%) Finance
2 24 (7.74%) Banking
3 22 (7.10%) Games
4 14 (4.52%) Back Office
5 12 (3.87%) Retail
6 7 (2.26%) Multimedia
6 7 (2.26%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.94%) Advertising
8 4 (1.29%) Publishing
8 4 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 147 (47.42%) Developer
2 81 (26.13%) .NET Developer
3 57 (18.39%) Senior Developer
4 39 (12.58%) C# Developer
5 36 (11.61%) Build Engineer
6 33 (10.65%) Software Engineer
6 33 (10.65%) Senior .NET Developer
7 29 (9.35%) Automation Engineer
8 23 (7.42%) Software Developer
9 22 (7.10%) DevOps Engineer
10 21 (6.77%) Web Developer
11 19 (6.13%) Architect
12 16 (5.16%) ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
13 15 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
14 14 (4.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (4.52%) Senior C# Developer
15 12 (3.87%) Release Manager
16 11 (3.55%) Senior Software Developer
16 11 (3.55%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (64.84%) .NET
2 152 (49.03%) ASP.NET
3 147 (47.42%) HTML
4 135 (43.55%) CSS
5 118 (38.06%) WCF
6 93 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 88 (28.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 82 (26.45%) jQuery
9 54 (17.42%) WPF
10 53 (17.10%) MSMQ
11 47 (15.16%) XML
12 41 (13.23%) LINQ
13 35 (11.29%) X-Windows
14 34 (10.97%) AngularJS
15 31 (10.00%) Web Services
16 29 (9.35%) Castle Windsor
17 28 (9.03%) HTML5
17 28 (9.03%) Ajax
18 25 (8.06%) REST
19 24 (7.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (18.39%) Inversion of Control
2 35 (11.29%) Management Information System
3 34 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.87%) Blackberry
5 10 (3.23%) Blog
5 10 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.58%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (2.58%) MPEG
7 7 (2.26%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.29%) NHS
8 4 (1.29%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.97%) Statistics
10 2 (0.65%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.65%) IPTV
10 2 (0.65%) iDTV
10 2 (0.65%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.65%) Replication
11 1 (0.32%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 115 (37.10%) Windows
2 35 (11.29%) Windows 7
2 35 (11.29%) Windows 8
3 18 (5.81%) Linux
4 14 (4.52%) Android
5 12 (3.87%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.87%) Windows Phone
6 11 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.23%) UNIX
8 6 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (63.87%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (47.42%) Continuous Integration
3 110 (35.48%) TDD
4 106 (34.19%) MVC
5 83 (26.77%) Scrum
5 83 (26.77%) DevOps
6 80 (25.81%) BDD
7 72 (23.23%) OO
8 57 (18.39%) Unit Testing
9 56 (18.06%) Software Engineering
10 50 (16.13%) Mentoring
11 44 (14.19%) Workflow
12 38 (12.26%) Project Management
12 38 (12.26%) Line Management
13 36 (11.61%) Dependency Injection
14 32 (10.32%) Multithreading
15 28 (9.03%) AOP
15 28 (9.03%) OOA/OOD
16 25 (8.06%) Test Automation
17 24 (7.74%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 214 (69.03%) C#
2 167 (53.87%) SQL
3 154 (49.68%) PowerShell
4 152 (49.03%) JavaScript
5 65 (20.97%) T-SQL
6 30 (9.68%) Java
7 26 (8.39%) C++
8 24 (7.74%) VB
9 22 (7.10%) XAML
10 20 (6.45%) Python
11 14 (4.52%) VB.NET
12 10 (3.23%) Perl
13 9 (2.90%) PHP
13 9 (2.90%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.90%) VB6
13 9 (2.90%) Ruby
13 9 (2.90%) Groovy
14 8 (2.58%) XPath
15 7 (2.26%) C
16 4 (1.29%) F#
Qualifications
1 46 (14.84%) Degree
2 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.65%) MCITP
3 2 (0.65%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (14.84%) QA
2 8 (2.58%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 42 (13.55%) Hyper-V
2 17 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.58%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 42 (13.55%) Puppet
2 35 (11.29%) SCVMM
3 27 (8.71%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (5.16%) Vagrant
5 9 (2.90%) Ansible
5 9 (2.90%) Salt
6 1 (0.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 95 (30.65%) Microsoft
2 39 (12.58%) Oracle
3 31 (10.00%) Sitecore
4 17 (5.48%) VMware
5 11 (3.55%) TOWER Software
6 10 (3.23%) Telerik
7 9 (2.90%) IBM
7 9 (2.90%) SaltStack
8 6 (1.94%) AccuRev
9 5 (1.61%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.29%) Intel
10 4 (1.29%) Facebook
11 3 (0.97%) Red Gate
12 2 (0.65%) Google
13 1 (0.32%) Charles River
13 1 (0.32%) Splunk
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum 15% bonus + 5.5K car + pension + hea
Posted: 7 days ago
Reigate
Modis International - London
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + PACKAGE + GREAT TRAINING + BONUS
Posted: 17 days ago
Ipswich
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago