The first table below looks at the demand for MSF skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSF over the 3 months to 16 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 Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF)
Rank 446 436 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing MSF 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.004% 0.009% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.011% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +53.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19064 17420 18425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.37% 76.26% 75.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15054 14112 15784
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
MSF
England

MSF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MSF Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MSF
Salary Trend in the South East

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

MSF Salary Trend in the South East

MSF
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSF within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 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
West Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
MSF
England

MSF
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management

MSF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) QA Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Development Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft