The first table below looks at the demand for MSBuild skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 235 248 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 9 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.055% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.80% 0.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+19.20% -0.65%
Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1128 1067 1149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.01% 14.66% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 980 918 1009
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MSBuild
Salary Trend in the North West

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

MSBuild Salary Trend in the North West

MSBuild
Salary Histogram in the North West

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

MSBuild Salary Histogram in the North West

MSBuild
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 7 £37,500 -
Manchester +2 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Cheshire - 1 - -
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) C#
3 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
5 7 (58.33%) OO
5 7 (58.33%) OOD
6 6 (50.00%) HTML
6 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (41.67%) CSS
7 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
7 5 (41.67%) MVC
7 5 (41.67%) MVVM
8 4 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (33.33%) MSTest
8 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 4 (33.33%) Time Management
8 4 (33.33%) WPF
8 4 (33.33%) Sybase
9 3 (25.00%) jQuery
9 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (25.00%) Moq
9 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
10 2 (16.67%) Grunt
10 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
10 2 (16.67%) Web Development
10 2 (16.67%) Umbraco
10 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (16.67%) Umbraco
1 2 (16.67%) WordPress
1 2 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (33.33%) MSTest
2 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (25.00%) Moq
4 2 (16.67%) Grunt
5 1 (8.33%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Release Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (33.33%) WPF
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services
8 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
8 1 (8.33%) LINQ
8 1 (8.33%) WCF
8 1 (8.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (58.33%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) OOD
3 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 5 (41.67%) MVVM
4 4 (33.33%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Sybase
2 2 (16.67%) Sitecore
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft