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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 718 701 714
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 162 178 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.92% 1.07% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 137 163 161
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
17600 16623 17221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.93% 15.42% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14890 13822 15154
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014 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 24 December 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
England -11 159 £52,500 -4.54% 11
London -48 82 £60,000 +9.09% 7
South East +4 35 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Surrey +20 28 £47,500 -20.83% 2
City of London +5 19 £62,500 -19.35% 5
East of England -3 18 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Reigate - 18 £47,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 15 £52,500 -
North West -6 9 £42,500 +6.25%
Manchester -8 9 £42,500 +6.25%
Cambridge - 9 £52,500 -
East Midlands +19 6 £47,500 +15.85%
Berkshire +7 4 £52,500 -25.00%
Reading +4 4 £52,500 -25.00%
Peterborough - 4 £33,750 -
Leicestershire +21 3 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire +2 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Bristol -4 3 £29,000 -17.14%
South West -13 3 £29,000 -17.14%
Yorkshire -19 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North East - 3 £42,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £42,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £42,500 -
Kent - 3 £47,500 -
Derbyshire - 2 £22,000 -
Ipswich - 2 - - 1
Suffolk - 2 - - 1
Leeds -5 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Nottingham - 1 £35,000 -
Essex - 1 £60,000 -

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 217 (68.89%) C#
2 204 (64.76%) .NET
3 202 (64.13%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (59.68%) SQL Server
5 171 (54.29%) SQL
6 156 (49.52%) JavaScript
7 154 (48.89%) PowerShell
8 153 (48.57%) ASP.NET
9 152 (48.25%) HTML
10 151 (47.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 149 (47.30%) Continuous Integration
12 137 (43.49%) CSS
13 124 (39.37%) Visual Studio
14 120 (38.10%) WCF
15 119 (37.78%) Windows
16 112 (35.56%) TDD
17 106 (33.65%) MVC
18 102 (32.38%) NUnit
19 99 (31.43%) Microsoft
20 98 (31.11%) IIS
21 95 (30.16%) .NET Framework
22 88 (27.94%) ASP.NET MVC
23 87 (27.62%) Scrum
24 84 (26.67%) jQuery
25 83 (26.35%) DevOps
26 80 (25.40%) BDD
27 79 (25.08%) TeamCity
28 73 (23.17%) Subversion
29 72 (22.86%) OO
30 69 (21.90%) T-SQL

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 98 (31.11%) IIS
2 58 (18.41%) SharePoint
3 31 (9.84%) Oracle Workflow
4 30 (9.52%) CMS
5 20 (6.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 17 (5.40%) Umbraco
7 16 (5.08%) Apache
8 14 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (3.49%) WordPress
9 11 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (2.86%) MediaWiki
10 9 (2.86%) Confluence
10 9 (2.86%) TWiki
11 8 (2.54%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (1.27%) SharePoint Foundation
12 4 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (1.27%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.22%) MS Office
3 4 (1.27%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.32%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.27%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.63%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 67 (21.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.90%) Office 365
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (0.63%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.75%) Internet
2 10 (3.17%) HTTP
3 8 (2.54%) SMS
3 8 (2.54%) SMPP
3 8 (2.54%) NFC
4 7 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.59%) Firewall
6 3 (0.95%) Intranet
6 3 (0.95%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (59.68%) SQL Server
2 48 (15.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (13.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (4.44%) MySQL
5 13 (4.13%) InterSystems Cache
6 10 (3.17%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (1.59%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.27%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.95%) OLTP
11 2 (0.63%) QlikView
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 151 (47.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 124 (39.37%) Visual Studio
3 102 (32.38%) NUnit
4 79 (25.08%) TeamCity
5 73 (23.17%) Subversion
6 64 (20.32%) Jenkins
7 57 (18.10%) Git (software)
8 53 (16.83%) MSTest
9 45 (14.29%) WiX
9 45 (14.29%) CruiseControl
10 42 (13.33%) NuGet
11 34 (10.79%) Ranorex
12 27 (8.57%) SpecFlow
13 26 (8.25%) JIRA
14 23 (7.30%) Ant
14 23 (7.30%) Rhino Mocks
15 21 (6.67%) Psake
16 16 (5.08%) Log4Net
17 15 (4.76%) dbdeploy
17 15 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 69 (21.90%) Finance
2 24 (7.62%) Banking
3 22 (6.98%) Games
4 14 (4.44%) Back Office
5 12 (3.81%) Retail
6 9 (2.86%) Multimedia
6 9 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.22%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.90%) Advertising
9 4 (1.27%) Publishing
9 4 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 149 (47.30%) Developer
2 81 (25.71%) .NET Developer
3 59 (18.73%) Senior Developer
4 39 (12.38%) C# Developer
5 36 (11.43%) Build Engineer
6 34 (10.79%) Software Engineer
7 33 (10.48%) Senior .NET Developer
8 29 (9.21%) Automation Engineer
9 24 (7.62%) Software Developer
10 22 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
11 21 (6.67%) Web Developer
12 20 (6.35%) Architect
13 16 (5.08%) Senior Software Engineer
13 16 (5.08%) ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
15 14 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
15 14 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 12 (3.81%) Release Manager
16 12 (3.81%) Senior Software Developer
17 11 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (64.76%) .NET
2 153 (48.57%) ASP.NET
3 152 (48.25%) HTML
4 137 (43.49%) CSS
5 120 (38.10%) WCF
6 95 (30.16%) .NET Framework
7 88 (27.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 84 (26.67%) jQuery
9 56 (17.78%) WPF
10 53 (16.83%) MSMQ
11 51 (16.19%) XML
12 41 (13.02%) LINQ
13 35 (11.11%) X-Windows
14 34 (10.79%) AngularJS
15 33 (10.48%) Web Services
16 30 (9.52%) HTML5
17 29 (9.21%) Castle Windsor
18 28 (8.89%) Ajax
19 27 (8.57%) REST
20 25 (7.94%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 57 (18.10%) Inversion of Control
2 35 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 34 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.81%) Blackberry
5 10 (3.17%) MPEG
5 10 (3.17%) Blog
5 10 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.27%) NHS
7 4 (1.27%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.95%) Statistics
8 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.63%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.63%) IPTV
9 2 (0.63%) iDTV
9 2 (0.63%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.63%) Replication
10 1 (0.32%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 119 (37.78%) Windows
2 35 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 35 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 20 (6.35%) Linux
4 14 (4.44%) Android
5 12 (3.81%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.81%) Windows Phone
6 11 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.17%) UNIX
8 6 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (64.13%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (47.30%) Continuous Integration
3 112 (35.56%) TDD
4 106 (33.65%) MVC
5 87 (27.62%) Scrum
6 83 (26.35%) DevOps
7 80 (25.40%) BDD
8 72 (22.86%) OO
9 59 (18.73%) Unit Testing
10 58 (18.41%) Software Engineering
11 50 (15.87%) Mentoring
12 46 (14.60%) Workflow
13 38 (12.06%) Project Management
13 38 (12.06%) Line Management
14 36 (11.43%) Dependency Injection
15 34 (10.79%) Multithreading
16 28 (8.89%) AOP
16 28 (8.89%) OOA/OOD
17 25 (7.94%) Test Automation
18 24 (7.62%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 217 (68.89%) C#
2 171 (54.29%) SQL
3 156 (49.52%) JavaScript
4 154 (48.89%) PowerShell
5 69 (21.90%) T-SQL
6 30 (9.52%) Java
7 28 (8.89%) C++
8 24 (7.62%) VB
9 22 (6.98%) XAML
10 20 (6.35%) Python
11 14 (4.44%) VB.NET
12 11 (3.49%) Shell Script
13 10 (3.17%) XPath
13 10 (3.17%) Perl
14 9 (2.86%) PHP
14 9 (2.86%) C
14 9 (2.86%) Groovy
14 9 (2.86%) VB6
14 9 (2.86%) Ruby
15 4 (1.27%) F#
Qualifications
1 48 (15.24%) Degree
2 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.63%) MCITP
3 2 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (14.60%) QA
2 8 (2.54%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 42 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 17 (5.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.54%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 42 (13.33%) Puppet
2 35 (11.11%) SCVMM
3 27 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (5.08%) Vagrant
5 9 (2.86%) Ansible
5 9 (2.86%) Salt
6 1 (0.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 99 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 39 (12.38%) Oracle
3 31 (9.84%) Sitecore
4 17 (5.40%) VMware
5 11 (3.49%) TOWER Software
6 10 (3.17%) Telerik
7 9 (2.86%) IBM
7 9 (2.86%) SaltStack
8 8 (2.54%) AccuRev
9 5 (1.59%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.27%) Intel
10 4 (1.27%) Facebook
11 3 (0.95%) Red Gate
12 2 (0.63%) Google
13 1 (0.32%) Splunk
13 1 (0.32%) Charles River
13 1 (0.32%) Hyland
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