The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 232 207 215
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +8
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 3 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.049% 0.14% 0.053%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% 0.81% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 3
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,250 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-7.51% -2.80%
MSBuild
England

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

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1053 860 815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.28% 16.99% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 896 758 729
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MSBuild
Salary Trend in the South West

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

MSBuild Salary Trend in the South West

MSBuild
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Bristol -3 3 £35,000 +26.12% 2
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 16 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
3 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 13 (81.25%) C++
4 9 (56.25%) .NET
5 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (43.75%) OOD
6 7 (43.75%) Intel
6 7 (43.75%) OO
6 7 (43.75%) STL
6 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
6 7 (43.75%) Multithreading
7 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (37.50%) VB
7 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
7 6 (37.50%) COM
7 6 (37.50%) VB6
8 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (25.00%) Games
8 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (18.75%) DevOps
9 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
9 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
9 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
9 3 (18.75%) Selenium
9 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
9 3 (18.75%) NUnit
9 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South 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.

Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
2 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium
3 3 (18.75%) NUnit
General
1 4 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Automation Tester
2 6 (37.50%) Tester
3 5 (31.25%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Software Tester
5 3 (18.75%) Build and Release Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Release Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior
6 1 (6.25%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) STL
3 6 (37.50%) COM
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) OOD
2 7 (43.75%) OO
2 7 (43.75%) Multithreading
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
4 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Game Development
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (81.25%) C++
3 6 (37.50%) VB
3 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 6 (37.50%) VB6
4 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Intel
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
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