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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 775 776 608
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -168
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 122 155 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.65% 0.81% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94 123 254
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.61%

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18707 19135 16243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.04% 16.26% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 15718 16139 13840
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MSBuild
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSBuild within the UK.

MSBuild Salary Trend in the UK

MSBuild
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSBuild over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 within the UK.

MSBuild Salary Histogram in the UK

MSBuild
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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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
England +3 110 £55,000 +4.76% 10
London +4 89 £55,000 -4.34% 7
City of London +14 14 £60,500 +2.54% 3
South East +25 7 £52,500 +5.00% 2
East of England +6 7 £60,000 +11.62%
South West -13 6 - -
Scotland +19 5 £27,500 -12.69% 1
Edinburgh +5 5 £27,500 -12.69%
Surrey +3 5 £52,500 -
Devon - 5 - -
Plymouth - 5 - -
Bedfordshire +3 4 £60,000 +14.28%
Egham - 4 £52,500 -
Cambridge +10 3 £29,000 -27.50%
Cambridgeshire +9 3 £29,000 -27.50%
Hampshire - 2 £50,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 £47,500 -
Cardiff - 2 - -
Aldershot - 2 £50,000 -
South Wales - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - - 1
Wimbledon - 2 - -
Harrow +4 1 - -
North West -4 1 £26,500 -26.38% 1
Liverpool - 1 £26,500 -
Camberley - 1 £50,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £26,500 -
Morden - 1 £72,500 -

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 214 (84.58%) .NET
2 194 (76.68%) C#
3 160 (63.24%) SQL
4 150 (59.29%) JavaScript
5 141 (55.73%) SQL Server
6 138 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
7 134 (52.96%) HTML
8 130 (51.38%) CSS
9 125 (49.41%) Microsoft
10 123 (48.62%) Visual Studio
11 118 (46.64%) ASP.NET
12 116 (45.85%) Continuous Integration
12 116 (45.85%) Team Foundation Server
13 107 (42.29%) WCF
14 101 (39.92%) .NET Framework
15 96 (37.94%) MVC
16 95 (37.55%) T-SQL
16 95 (37.55%) Windows
16 95 (37.55%) PowerShell
17 89 (35.18%) TDD
18 88 (34.78%) NUnit
19 78 (30.83%) IIS
20 75 (29.64%) jQuery
20 75 (29.64%) TeamCity
21 73 (28.85%) Entity Framework
22 68 (26.88%) MS Excel
23 64 (25.30%) OO
24 60 (23.72%) SQL Server 2008
25 58 (22.92%) CRM
25 58 (22.92%) LINQ

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 78 (30.83%) IIS
2 52 (20.55%) SharePoint
3 51 (20.16%) BizTalk Server
4 45 (17.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 34 (13.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (4.74%) Confluence
7 5 (1.98%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.19%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.19%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.79%) SharePoint Foundation
9 2 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.40%) Apache
Applications
1 68 (26.88%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.91%) MS Office
3 18 (7.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 55 (21.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 52 (20.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.14%) Firewall
2 7 (2.77%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.37%) Network Security
3 6 (2.37%) SMTP
4 4 (1.58%) DNS
5 1 (0.40%) SSL
5 1 (0.40%) DHCP
5 1 (0.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (55.73%) SQL Server
2 60 (23.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (18.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (11.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (7.91%) MongoDB
6 14 (5.53%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (3.56%) Big Data
7 9 (3.56%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.16%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.77%) MySQL
9 7 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.77%) Redis
10 6 (2.37%) Event Store
11 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.98%) SSDT
12 4 (1.58%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.19%) Star Schema
13 3 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 123 (48.62%) Visual Studio
2 116 (45.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 88 (34.78%) NUnit
4 75 (29.64%) TeamCity
5 46 (18.18%) CruiseControl
6 42 (16.60%) Subversion
7 35 (13.83%) Git (software)
8 33 (13.04%) Jenkins
9 19 (7.51%) Selenium
9 19 (7.51%) JIRA
9 19 (7.51%) SpecFlow
10 15 (5.93%) Rhino Mocks
11 13 (5.14%) Psake
11 13 (5.14%) MSTest
12 10 (3.95%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (3.95%) SonarQube
12 10 (3.95%) Visual Studio Team System
12 10 (3.95%) NuGet
12 10 (3.95%) Ant
12 10 (3.95%) Maven
General
1 30 (11.86%) Finance
2 27 (10.67%) Retail
3 26 (10.28%) Banking
4 16 (6.32%) Investment Banking
5 13 (5.14%) Games
6 7 (2.77%) Advertising
6 7 (2.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.37%) Back Office
8 3 (1.19%) Marketing
8 3 (1.19%) Front Office
9 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 128 (50.59%) Developer
2 74 (29.25%) .NET Developer
3 40 (15.81%) C# Developer
4 35 (13.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (13.44%) Senior Developer
6 27 (10.67%) Software Engineer
7 23 (9.09%) Release Engineer
8 21 (8.30%) Build Engineer
9 20 (7.91%) Senior .NET Developer
10 15 (5.93%) Analyst
10 15 (5.93%) Software Developer
10 15 (5.93%) CRM Developer
11 14 (5.53%) Web Developer
11 14 (5.53%) Senior Software Engineer
12 11 (4.35%) Consultant
12 11 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (3.56%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (3.56%) Build and Release Engineer
14 8 (3.16%) Architect
14 8 (3.16%) .NET Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (84.58%) .NET
2 134 (52.96%) HTML
3 130 (51.38%) CSS
4 118 (46.64%) ASP.NET
5 107 (42.29%) WCF
6 101 (39.92%) .NET Framework
7 75 (29.64%) jQuery
8 73 (28.85%) Entity Framework
9 58 (22.92%) LINQ
10 57 (22.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 45 (17.79%) Web Services
11 45 (17.79%) HTML5
12 42 (16.60%) MSMQ
13 41 (16.21%) Ajax
14 40 (15.81%) XML
15 37 (14.62%) ADO.NET
16 36 (14.23%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
17 34 (13.44%) SOAP
18 29 (11.46%) AngularJS
19 27 (10.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.83%) Inversion of Control
2 31 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.35%) Credit Risk
3 11 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.16%) Mathematics
6 7 (2.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (2.77%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.98%) Wiki
8 3 (1.19%) CMDB
9 2 (0.79%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.79%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.40%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.40%) Clustering
10 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.40%) DTV
10 1 (0.40%) NHS
10 1 (0.40%) MPEG
10 1 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.40%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 95 (37.55%) Windows
2 15 (5.93%) Linux
3 11 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (3.95%) Windows Phone
5 9 (3.56%) Windows 8
5 9 (3.56%) Windows Phone 7
5 9 (3.56%) Windows Phone 8
6 8 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.98%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.98%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.98%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.58%) UNIX
9 1 (0.40%) VMS
9 1 (0.40%) Android
9 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (45.85%) Continuous Integration
3 96 (37.94%) MVC
4 89 (35.18%) TDD
5 64 (25.30%) OO
6 58 (22.92%) CRM
7 43 (17.00%) BDD
8 41 (16.21%) Scrum
8 41 (16.21%) OOA/OOD
9 40 (15.81%) Software Engineering
9 40 (15.81%) Dependency Injection
10 30 (11.86%) Unit Testing
10 30 (11.86%) Automated Testing
11 28 (11.07%) Configuration Management
12 27 (10.67%) RUP
12 27 (10.67%) Unified Process
12 27 (10.67%) MSF
12 27 (10.67%) SDLC
13 24 (9.49%) Release Management
14 23 (9.09%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 194 (76.68%) C#
2 160 (63.24%) SQL
3 150 (59.29%) JavaScript
4 95 (37.55%) T-SQL
4 95 (37.55%) PowerShell
5 22 (8.70%) Java
6 18 (7.11%) F#
7 14 (5.53%) VB
8 11 (4.35%) PL/SQL
9 10 (3.95%) Perl
9 10 (3.95%) XAML
10 6 (2.37%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.98%) XQuery
11 5 (1.98%) Python
12 3 (1.19%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.19%) VBScript
12 3 (1.19%) PHP
12 3 (1.19%) C
12 3 (1.19%) C++
12 3 (1.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 47 (18.58%) Degree
2 23 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 23 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 21 (8.30%) DV Cleared
4 15 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (3.95%) MCSD
5 10 (3.95%) MCPD
6 9 (3.56%) MCTS
6 9 (3.56%) MCAD
7 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (13.04%) QA
2 3 (1.19%) EMIR
2 3 (1.19%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 13 (5.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.77%) Nagios
1 7 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.37%) Puppet
3 4 (1.58%) Cacti
3 4 (1.58%) Zenoss
4 3 (1.19%) logstash
5 2 (0.79%) Kibana
6 1 (0.40%) Graphite
6 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 125 (49.41%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.09%) Oracle
3 15 (5.93%) TIBCO
4 11 (4.35%) IBM
5 10 (3.95%) Perforce
6 8 (3.16%) Informatica
7 5 (1.98%) F5
8 4 (1.58%) Splunk
9 3 (1.19%) Serena
9 3 (1.19%) Telerik
9 3 (1.19%) Twitter
10 1 (0.40%) Google
10 1 (0.40%) VMware
10 1 (0.40%) CA
10 1 (0.40%) SAP
10 1 (0.40%) Terracotta
10 1 (0.40%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.40%) New Relic
10 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow
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Peninsula
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ASOS
Salary: Competitive + benefits
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City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
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South East London
TFL
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Peninsula
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
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Salary: Competitive
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Oxfordshire
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