The table below looks at the statistics for MSF skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSF over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF)
Rank 859 896 831
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -65
Permanent jobs citing MSF 19 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.005% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% 0.005% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 20
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £68,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +44.73%
MSF
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87191 91296 82288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.48% 82.73% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 72102 74533 68537
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,100
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

MSF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSF across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

MSF Jobs Demand Trend in England

MSF
Salary Trend in England

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

MSF Salary Trend in England

MSF
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSF across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

MSF Salary Histogram in England

MSF
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSF within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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 +31 14 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £55,000 -
MSF
UK

MSF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing MSF 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 MSF.

1 40 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (78.57%) Windows
4 32 (76.19%) SharePoint
5 30 (71.43%) Visual Studio
5 30 (71.43%) SQL Server
5 30 (71.43%) .NET
5 30 (71.43%) .NET Framework
6 29 (69.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 29 (69.05%) IIS
7 28 (66.67%) C#
7 28 (66.67%) ASP.NET
8 27 (64.29%) CSS
8 27 (64.29%) RUP
8 27 (64.29%) OOA/OOD
8 27 (64.29%) OO
8 27 (64.29%) HTML
8 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
8 27 (64.29%) NUnit
8 27 (64.29%) CruiseControl
8 27 (64.29%) Unified Process
8 27 (64.29%) BizTalk Server
8 27 (64.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (64.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 27 (64.29%) MSBuild
8 27 (64.29%) WCF
8 27 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (61.90%) MS Excel
10 25 (59.52%) Retail
10 25 (59.52%) Team Foundation Server

MSF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing MSF 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 MSF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (76.19%) SharePoint
2 29 (69.05%) IIS
3 27 (64.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 27 (64.29%) BizTalk Server
4 24 (57.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (11.90%) Lync
6 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Foundation
6 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
7 2 (4.76%) JBoss
7 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (61.90%) MS Excel
2 12 (28.57%) MS Office
3 5 (11.90%) MS Project
4 3 (7.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 24 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.76%) Temenos T24
2 2 (4.76%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 29 (69.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.90%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 27 (64.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (54.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.76%) DB2
5 2 (4.76%) UniData
5 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 27 (64.29%) NUnit
2 27 (64.29%) CruiseControl
2 27 (64.29%) MSBuild
3 25 (59.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (4.76%) Ant
5 2 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 25 (59.52%) Retail
2 10 (23.81%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Marketing
4 3 (7.14%) Advertising
5 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Developer
2 20 (47.62%) .NET Developer
3 14 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 14 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Development Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Software Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Software Development Manager
6 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.76%) CRM Developer
7 2 (4.76%) CRM Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Agile Development Manager
8 1 (2.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (71.43%) .NET
1 30 (71.43%) .NET Framework
2 28 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 27 (64.29%) CSS
3 27 (64.29%) HTML
3 27 (64.29%) WCF
4 24 (57.14%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 24 (57.14%) Entity Framework
5 23 (54.76%) ADO.NET
6 3 (7.14%) Ajax
6 3 (7.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 3 (7.14%) WPF
6 3 (7.14%) WF
6 3 (7.14%) Silverlight
7 2 (4.76%) J2EE
7 2 (4.76%) Web Services
7 2 (4.76%) XML
7 2 (4.76%) XSLT
7 2 (4.76%) XML Schema
7 2 (4.76%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (78.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (64.29%) OOA/OOD
2 27 (64.29%) OO
2 27 (64.29%) RUP
2 27 (64.29%) Unified Process
3 24 (57.14%) CRM
3 24 (57.14%) MVC
4 11 (26.19%) UML
5 9 (21.43%) SOA
6 5 (11.90%) Project Management
6 5 (11.90%) Scrum
6 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.90%) Software Delivery
7 4 (9.52%) SDLC
7 4 (9.52%) People Management
7 4 (9.52%) Time Management
8 2 (4.76%) Pay per click
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) C#
2 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 23 (54.76%) SQL
3 23 (54.76%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.76%) C++
5 2 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 18 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 17 (40.48%) DV Cleared
3 7 (16.67%) Degree
3 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (11.90%) MCTS
4 5 (11.90%) MCPD
4 5 (11.90%) MCAD
4 5 (11.90%) MCSD
5 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 40 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) jBASE
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle
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