The table below looks at the statistics for MSF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSF over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF)
Rank 138 - 163
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MSF 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.17% - 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% - 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary - £70,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- +141.37%
MSF
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1854 1496 2391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 78.39% 75.44% 76.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1514 1208 1920
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

MSF
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MSF Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MSF
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MSF Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

MSF
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSF within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 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
Hemel Hempstead - 4 - -
MSF
East of England

MSF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) Temenos
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) JBoss
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) DB2
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (66.67%) Temenos T24
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Hudson
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) NUnit
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP

MSF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (66.67%) IIS
1 4 (66.67%) JBoss
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) DB2
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) Hudson
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) NUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (16.67%) Ant
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (16.67%) OSGi
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Velocity
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSD
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Temenos
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Software AG
3 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (16.67%) webMethods
3 1 (16.67%) Fiorano