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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 768 789 593
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -196
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 137 158 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.75% 0.82% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 111 127 261
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%

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
18353 19241 16248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.81% 16.05% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 15431 16294 13939
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 2 July 2015 within the UK.

MSBuild Salary Histogram in the UK

MSBuild
Top 30 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 2 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
(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
England +18 122 £55,000 +4.76% 14
London +30 102 £55,000 -5.17% 10
City of London +53 19 £55,000 -6.77% 3
South East +10 11 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Scotland +16 8 £27,500 -12.69%
Surrey +12 5 £52,500 +110.00%
Edinburgh +11 5 £27,500 -12.69%
East of England +2 5 £60,000 +23.07% 1
Bedfordshire +8 4 £60,000 +14.28%
Berkshire -2 4 £51,250 +13.88%
Egham - 4 £52,500 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
South West -27 2 - -
Wales - 2 - - 2
South Wales - 2 - - 2
Docklands, London - 2 £47,500 -
Aldershot - 2 £50,000 -
Cardiff - 2 - - 1
Hampshire - 2 £50,000 -
Cambridge +12 1 £29,000 -27.50% 1
Cambridgeshire +11 1 £29,000 -27.50% 1
East Midlands +2 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Nottingham 0 1 £52,500 +50.00%
North West -2 1 £26,500 -26.38% 1
Reading -3 1 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire -10 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Plymouth - 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
Camberley - 1 £50,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £26,500 -

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 (82.95%) .NET
2 195 (75.58%) C#
3 157 (60.85%) SQL
4 155 (60.08%) JavaScript
5 144 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
6 138 (53.49%) HTML
6 138 (53.49%) SQL Server
7 129 (50.00%) CSS
8 123 (47.67%) ASP.NET
9 121 (46.90%) Continuous Integration
10 117 (45.35%) Microsoft
11 114 (44.19%) Visual Studio
12 110 (42.64%) WCF
13 106 (41.09%) Team Foundation Server
14 98 (37.98%) Windows
15 97 (37.60%) MVC
16 95 (36.82%) .NET Framework
17 94 (36.43%) PowerShell
18 90 (34.88%) T-SQL
19 87 (33.72%) TDD
20 83 (32.17%) NUnit
21 80 (31.01%) IIS
22 79 (30.62%) TeamCity
23 77 (29.84%) jQuery
24 66 (25.58%) Entity Framework
25 65 (25.19%) MS Excel
26 60 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC
27 56 (21.71%) LINQ
28 55 (21.32%) SQL Server 2008
28 55 (21.32%) OO

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 80 (31.01%) IIS
2 50 (19.38%) SharePoint
3 45 (17.44%) BizTalk Server
4 42 (16.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 30 (11.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (2.71%) Confluence
7 5 (1.94%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.55%) CMS
9 3 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.16%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.16%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.16%) SharePoint Foundation
10 1 (0.39%) Apache
Applications
1 65 (25.19%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.14%) MS Office
3 19 (7.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 51 (19.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (18.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.65%) Firewall
2 7 (2.71%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.33%) Network Security
4 4 (1.55%) SMTP
4 4 (1.55%) DNS
5 1 (0.39%) SSL
5 1 (0.39%) Internet
5 1 (0.39%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (53.49%) SQL Server
2 55 (21.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (17.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (10.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (8.53%) MongoDB
6 12 (4.65%) NoSQL
7 11 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (3.88%) Big Data
9 9 (3.49%) Hadoop
10 8 (3.10%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (2.71%) Redis
12 6 (2.33%) Event Store
13 5 (1.94%) SSDT
13 5 (1.94%) MySQL
14 4 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (1.55%) RDBMS
15 3 (1.16%) Star Schema
15 3 (1.16%) OLAP
15 3 (1.16%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 114 (44.19%) Visual Studio
2 106 (41.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 83 (32.17%) NUnit
4 79 (30.62%) TeamCity
5 44 (17.05%) CruiseControl
6 41 (15.89%) Subversion
7 31 (12.02%) Jenkins
8 30 (11.63%) Git (software)
9 21 (8.14%) Selenium
9 21 (8.14%) SpecFlow
10 15 (5.81%) JIRA
10 15 (5.81%) MSTest
10 15 (5.81%) Rhino Mocks
11 13 (5.04%) Psake
12 12 (4.65%) NuGet
12 12 (4.65%) SonarQube
12 12 (4.65%) Ant
13 11 (4.26%) Cucumber
13 11 (4.26%) Visual Studio Team System
14 10 (3.88%) WatiN
General
1 33 (12.79%) Finance
2 27 (10.47%) Retail
3 26 (10.08%) Banking
4 16 (6.20%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.65%) Games
6 8 (3.10%) Back Office
7 7 (2.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (2.71%) Advertising
8 5 (1.94%) Front Office
8 5 (1.94%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.55%) Multimedia
10 3 (1.16%) Marketing
11 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.39%) Electronics
12 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 129 (50.00%) Developer
2 76 (29.46%) .NET Developer
3 41 (15.89%) C# Developer
4 39 (15.12%) Senior Developer
5 31 (12.02%) C# .NET Developer
6 27 (10.47%) Software Engineer
7 23 (8.91%) Release Engineer
8 21 (8.14%) Senior .NET Developer
9 20 (7.75%) Build Engineer
10 16 (6.20%) Software Developer
11 15 (5.81%) CRM Developer
12 14 (5.43%) Analyst
12 14 (5.43%) Web Developer
13 13 (5.04%) Senior Software Engineer
13 13 (5.04%) ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (4.65%) Consultant
14 12 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
15 11 (4.26%) Architect
16 9 (3.49%) Build and Release Engineer
17 8 (3.10%) .NET Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (82.95%) .NET
2 138 (53.49%) HTML
3 129 (50.00%) CSS
4 123 (47.67%) ASP.NET
5 110 (42.64%) WCF
6 95 (36.82%) .NET Framework
7 77 (29.84%) jQuery
8 66 (25.58%) Entity Framework
9 60 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 56 (21.71%) LINQ
11 49 (18.99%) HTML5
12 48 (18.60%) Web Services
13 42 (16.28%) Ajax
14 41 (15.89%) XML
15 40 (15.50%) MSMQ
16 34 (13.18%) ADO.NET
17 33 (12.79%) SOAP
18 32 (12.40%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
18 32 (12.40%) AngularJS
19 30 (11.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.57%) Inversion of Control
2 31 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.26%) Credit Risk
3 11 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.88%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.33%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.55%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.55%) MPEG
7 4 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.16%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.78%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.78%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.39%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.39%) Clustering
10 1 (0.39%) Equities
10 1 (0.39%) NHS
10 1 (0.39%) DTV
10 1 (0.39%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 98 (37.98%) Windows
2 14 (5.43%) Linux
3 12 (4.65%) Windows Phone
4 11 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.49%) Windows Phone 8
5 9 (3.49%) Windows Phone 7
5 9 (3.49%) Windows 8
6 8 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.94%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.94%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.55%) UNIX
9 3 (1.16%) Android
9 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.39%) VMS
10 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (46.90%) Continuous Integration
3 97 (37.60%) MVC
4 87 (33.72%) TDD
5 55 (21.32%) OO
6 54 (20.93%) CRM
7 47 (18.22%) Scrum
7 47 (18.22%) BDD
8 42 (16.28%) Software Engineering
9 38 (14.73%) OOA/OOD
10 36 (13.95%) Dependency Injection
11 34 (13.18%) Automated Testing
12 32 (12.40%) SDLC
13 31 (12.02%) Unit Testing
14 28 (10.85%) MSF
14 28 (10.85%) RUP
14 28 (10.85%) Unified Process
15 27 (10.47%) Configuration Management
16 26 (10.08%) Multithreading
17 25 (9.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 195 (75.58%) C#
2 157 (60.85%) SQL
3 155 (60.08%) JavaScript
4 94 (36.43%) PowerShell
5 90 (34.88%) T-SQL
6 27 (10.47%) Java
7 18 (6.98%) F#
8 12 (4.65%) Perl
8 12 (4.65%) PL/SQL
8 12 (4.65%) XAML
9 11 (4.26%) VB
10 9 (3.49%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.71%) Python
11 7 (2.71%) VBScript
12 6 (2.33%) C
12 6 (2.33%) C++
13 5 (1.94%) XQuery
13 5 (1.94%) XPath
13 5 (1.94%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (14.73%) Degree
2 24 (9.30%) SC Cleared
2 24 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 22 (8.53%) DV Cleared
4 15 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (3.88%) MCSD
5 10 (3.88%) MCPD
6 9 (3.49%) MCAD
6 9 (3.49%) MCTS
7 4 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.24%) QA
2 3 (1.16%) EMIR
2 3 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 13 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.71%) Nagios
2 7 (2.71%) Puppet
3 4 (1.55%) Cacti
3 4 (1.55%) Zenoss
3 4 (1.55%) logstash
4 2 (0.78%) Kibana
4 2 (0.78%) Graphite
5 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 117 (45.35%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.30%) Oracle
3 16 (6.20%) TIBCO
4 11 (4.26%) IBM
5 10 (3.88%) Informatica
6 9 (3.49%) Perforce
7 4 (1.55%) F5
7 4 (1.55%) Splunk
8 3 (1.16%) Twitter
8 3 (1.16%) Serena
8 3 (1.16%) Telerik
9 2 (0.78%) Google
9 2 (0.78%) Terracotta
9 2 (0.78%) Charles River
10 1 (0.39%) SAP
10 1 (0.39%) CA
10 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.39%) New Relic
10 1 (0.39%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.39%) VMware
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: Competitive+ Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
EcuTek International
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus individual and team bonuses
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago