The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF)
Rank - 461 445
Permanent jobs citing MSF 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.014% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.017% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £70,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £70,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +75.00%
MSF
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16458 17569 17093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.52% 84.16% 83.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13939 14185 13396
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SLA

MSF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Development Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Software Development Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft