The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 136 132 133
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 0.13% 0.051%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.97% 1.20% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £57,500 £70,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
MSBuild
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
309 251 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.09% 10.90% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 231 211 237
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MSBuild
Salary Trend in Reading

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

MSBuild Salary Trend in Reading

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) WCF
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XSD
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) Code Coverage
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) MPEG
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) NSubstitute
3 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Graduate
4 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Principal Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Build Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (80.00%) WCF
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSD
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
2 2 (40.00%) WinForms
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Remoting
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) WF
2 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) MPEG
1 2 (40.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Code Coverage
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) XPath
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware