The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 826 836 843
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 111 138 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.60% 0.76% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 100 97 122
Median salary £52,500 £48,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £36,150
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
18541 18126 19234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.08% 16.42% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15938 15179 15961
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing MSBuild as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016 within the UK.

MSBuild Salary Histogram in the UK

MSBuild
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +15 110 £52,500 +9.37% 16
London -16 70 £55,000 +12.24% 11
South East +25 13 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Bristol +12 10 £42,500 - 2
South West +9 10 £42,500 - 2
City of London +31 9 £60,000 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +26 9 £50,000 -4.76%
Leicester - 9 £50,000 -
Leicestershire - 9 £50,000 -
Kent - 7 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands -12 6 £47,625 +12.05% 1
Berkshire +7 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Maidstone - 4 £51,250 -
Birmingham -12 3 £47,750 +12.35%
Shropshire - 3 £32,500 - 1
Telford - 3 £32,500 - 1
Surrey +4 2 £39,500 -18.97%
East of England +2 2 £57,150 +27.00%
Hoddesdon - 2 £57,150 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £57,150 -
Cobham -8 1 £26,500 -24.28%
Folkestone - 1 £45,000 -
Thames Ditton - 1 £52,500 -

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing MSBuild also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 159 (82.38%) .NET
2 140 (72.54%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (70.98%) C#
4 125 (64.77%) SQL
5 121 (62.69%) SQL Server
6 109 (56.48%) Continuous Integration
7 98 (50.78%) PowerShell
8 89 (46.11%) ASP.NET
9 81 (41.97%) MVC
10 75 (38.86%) WCF
11 74 (38.34%) Finance
11 74 (38.34%) Microsoft
12 73 (37.82%) TeamCity
13 71 (36.79%) Jenkins
14 70 (36.27%) DevOps
14 70 (36.27%) Windows
15 69 (35.75%) JavaScript
16 68 (35.23%) Team Foundation Server
17 64 (33.16%) .NET Framework
17 64 (33.16%) Octopus Deploy
18 58 (30.05%) T-SQL
18 58 (30.05%) TDD
18 58 (30.05%) Git (software)
19 57 (29.53%) IIS
20 54 (27.98%) NUnit
21 53 (27.46%) Visual Studio
21 53 (27.46%) Puppet
22 52 (26.94%) ASP.NET MVC
22 52 (26.94%) MS Excel
23 49 (25.39%) HTML

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 57 (29.53%) IIS
2 31 (16.06%) SharePoint
3 29 (15.03%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (7.25%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (3.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (2.59%) Node.js
7 4 (2.07%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.55%) CMS
9 2 (1.04%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.52%) Apache
10 1 (0.52%) Confluence
10 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 52 (26.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (8.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.11%) Infor CRM
3 3 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.04%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (1.04%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.52%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (8.81%) GitHub
3 6 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.63%) Firewall
1 7 (3.63%) SMTP
2 2 (1.04%) NFC
2 2 (1.04%) SMPP
3 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (62.69%) SQL Server
2 30 (15.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (15.03%) MongoDB
4 25 (12.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (10.36%) NoSQL
6 17 (8.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (8.29%) Redis
8 12 (6.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (5.18%) RDBMS
9 10 (5.18%) Relational Database
10 7 (3.63%) MySQL
11 5 (2.59%) Event Store
11 5 (2.59%) RavenDB
12 4 (2.07%) Big Data
12 4 (2.07%) CouchDB
12 4 (2.07%) Hadoop
13 2 (1.04%) QlikView
14 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 73 (37.82%) TeamCity
2 71 (36.79%) Jenkins
3 68 (35.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 64 (33.16%) Octopus Deploy
5 58 (30.05%) Git (software)
6 54 (27.98%) NUnit
7 53 (27.46%) Visual Studio
8 31 (16.06%) SpecFlow
9 28 (14.51%) MSTest
10 27 (13.99%) Subversion
11 26 (13.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 25 (12.95%) CruiseControl
13 21 (10.88%) ReSharper
14 18 (9.33%) SoapUI
15 17 (8.81%) Psake
16 14 (7.25%) Log4Net
17 13 (6.74%) Selenium
18 9 (4.66%) Rhino Mocks
19 8 (4.15%) JIRA
19 8 (4.15%) Travis CI
General
1 74 (38.34%) Finance
2 48 (24.87%) Banking
3 12 (6.22%) Marketing
4 8 (4.15%) Legal
5 5 (2.59%) Front Office
5 5 (2.59%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.07%) Electronics
6 4 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.55%) Retail
8 2 (1.04%) Back Office
8 2 (1.04%) Billing
8 2 (1.04%) Games
9 1 (0.52%) Law
9 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.52%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (50.78%) Developer
2 62 (32.12%) C# Developer
3 55 (28.50%) .NET Developer
4 39 (20.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (13.99%) Software Developer
6 23 (11.92%) C# Software Developer
7 22 (11.40%) SQL Developer
8 19 (9.84%) Software Engineer
9 18 (9.33%) DevOps Engineer
10 17 (8.81%) Applications Manager
10 17 (8.81%) Senior Developer
11 16 (8.29%) C# Software Engineer
11 16 (8.29%) SQL Server Developer
12 14 (7.25%) .NET Software Developer
13 12 (6.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 11 (5.70%) ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (5.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (5.70%) Technical Leader
15 10 (5.18%) DevOps Manager
16 9 (4.66%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (82.38%) .NET
2 89 (46.11%) ASP.NET
3 75 (38.86%) WCF
4 64 (33.16%) .NET Framework
5 52 (26.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (25.39%) HTML
7 43 (22.28%) CSS
8 28 (14.51%) ASP.NET Web API
8 28 (14.51%) jQuery
9 27 (13.99%) AngularJS
10 26 (13.47%) Entity Framework
10 26 (13.47%) LINQ
11 21 (10.88%) MSMQ
12 19 (9.84%) Castle Windsor
13 17 (8.81%) RabbitMQ
13 17 (8.81%) XML
14 16 (8.29%) HTML5
14 16 (8.29%) SignalR
14 16 (8.29%) Web Services
14 16 (8.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.29%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.70%) User Experience
3 10 (5.18%) Equities
3 10 (5.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (5.18%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (4.15%) Online Banking
5 7 (3.63%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.55%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.55%) iPhone
8 2 (1.04%) Fintech
8 2 (1.04%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.52%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.52%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.52%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 70 (36.27%) Windows
2 22 (11.40%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.15%) Linux
4 4 (2.07%) VMS
5 3 (1.55%) Android
5 3 (1.55%) CentOS
6 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (72.54%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (56.48%) Continuous Integration
3 81 (41.97%) MVC
4 70 (36.27%) DevOps
5 58 (30.05%) TDD
6 39 (20.21%) Unit Testing
7 38 (19.69%) BDD
7 38 (19.69%) OO
8 32 (16.58%) Software Engineering
9 27 (13.99%) Release Management
9 27 (13.99%) Scrum
10 23 (11.92%) CRM
10 23 (11.92%) OOA/OOD
11 20 (10.36%) Configuration Management
12 19 (9.84%) Mentoring
13 18 (9.33%) E-Commerce
13 18 (9.33%) Open Source
13 18 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (9.33%) Web Development
14 16 (8.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (70.98%) C#
2 125 (64.77%) SQL
3 98 (50.78%) PowerShell
4 69 (35.75%) JavaScript
5 58 (30.05%) T-SQL
6 19 (9.84%) F#
7 17 (8.81%) VB
8 10 (5.18%) Ruby
9 8 (4.15%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.63%) Java
11 6 (3.11%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.11%) XAML
12 5 (2.59%) C++
13 4 (2.07%) VBScript
14 3 (1.55%) ActionScript
14 3 (1.55%) ActionScript 3.0
14 3 (1.55%) Python
14 3 (1.55%) R
14 3 (1.55%) VB6
15 2 (1.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (11.40%) Degree
2 1 (0.52%) MCTS
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.66%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) ISO 8583
2 2 (1.04%) SEPA
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 53 (27.46%) Puppet
2 36 (18.65%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (13.47%) Ansible
4 22 (11.40%) Nagios
5 17 (8.81%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.55%) Rundeck
7 2 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 74 (38.34%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.77%) Oracle
3 12 (6.22%) IBM
4 6 (3.11%) JD Edwards
5 3 (1.55%) Charles River
5 3 (1.55%) SAP
5 3 (1.55%) Telerik
6 2 (1.04%) Compuware
6 2 (1.04%) Dynatrace
6 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.04%) Splunk
6 2 (1.04%) Tableau
7 1 (0.52%) Adobe
7 1 (0.52%) Akamai
7 1 (0.52%) Apigee
7 1 (0.52%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.52%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.52%) Google
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.52%) TIBCO
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