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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF)
Rank 869 874 831
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -43
Permanent jobs citing MSF 15 14 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.013% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.017% 0.016% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 25
Average salary £55,000 £67,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% +22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £42,750 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -17.85%
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
86980 88764 81227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 85.08% 82.85% 81.69%
Number of salaries quoted 72449 71450 67160
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 +15 11 £55,000 -26.66% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
South East +15 1 £77,500 - 2
East of England -2 1 £42,500 -26.08%
MSF
UK

MSF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (96.97%) Microsoft
2 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (75.76%) .NET Framework
3 25 (75.76%) MVC
3 25 (75.76%) .NET
3 25 (75.76%) ASP.NET
4 23 (69.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (66.67%) Windows
6 21 (63.64%) SharePoint
6 21 (63.64%) MS Excel
6 21 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (60.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 20 (60.61%) Entity Framework
7 20 (60.61%) MSBuild
7 20 (60.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 20 (60.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (60.61%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (60.61%) WCF
7 20 (60.61%) CRM
7 20 (60.61%) OOA/OOD
7 20 (60.61%) OO
7 20 (60.61%) RUP
7 20 (60.61%) BizTalk Server
7 20 (60.61%) Visual Studio
7 20 (60.61%) CSS
7 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
7 20 (60.61%) IIS
7 20 (60.61%) C#
7 20 (60.61%) HTML
7 20 (60.61%) JavaScript

MSF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 20 (60.61%) BizTalk Server
2 20 (60.61%) SharePoint 2010
2 20 (60.61%) IIS
2 20 (60.61%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (15.15%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 21 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
3 2 (6.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (60.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) LAN
1 1 (3.03%) WAN
1 1 (3.03%) VPN
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) Extranet
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) SQL Server
1 20 (60.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (69.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (60.61%) MSBuild
2 20 (60.61%) Visual Studio
2 20 (60.61%) NUnit
2 20 (60.61%) CruiseControl
3 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (54.55%) Retail
2 7 (21.21%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
1 18 (54.55%) .NET Developer
2 14 (42.42%) C# Developer
2 14 (42.42%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Project Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Development Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Agile Project Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Software Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Software Development Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
7 2 (6.06%) CRM Architect
8 1 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Development Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.03%) IT Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) .NET
1 25 (75.76%) ASP.NET
1 25 (75.76%) .NET Framework
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 20 (60.61%) WCF
2 20 (60.61%) CSS
2 20 (60.61%) HTML
2 20 (60.61%) Entity Framework
3 18 (54.55%) ADO.NET
4 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (75.76%) MVC
3 20 (60.61%) OOA/OOD
3 20 (60.61%) OO
3 20 (60.61%) RUP
3 20 (60.61%) CRM
3 20 (60.61%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (60.61%) Unified Process
4 10 (30.30%) Scrum
5 5 (15.15%) Content Management
5 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (15.15%) Software Delivery
6 4 (12.12%) SDLC
6 4 (12.12%) People Management
7 2 (6.06%) UML
7 2 (6.06%) SOA
8 1 (3.03%) Project Management
8 1 (3.03%) Practice Management
8 1 (3.03%) ITIL
8 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) C#
1 20 (60.61%) JavaScript
2 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 18 (54.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) MCTS
4 1 (3.03%) MCPD
4 1 (3.03%) MCAD
4 1 (3.03%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) VMware
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