The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 747 607 748
Rank change year-on-year
-140 +141
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 155 292 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.81% 1.78% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 124 256 145
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £35,149 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.89%
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19056 16393 16903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.29% 15.08% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 16030 13938 14636
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -135 151 £52,500 +5.00% 15
London -113 105 £58,250 +5.90% 5
City of London -48 17 £60,000 +14.28% 1
South East -22 12 £50,000 +25.00% 3
East of England -6 11 £55,000 +37.50%
East Midlands -6 9 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Nottinghamshire +5 8 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Surrey -5 8 £52,500 +7.69% 2
Nottingham -6 7 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Yorkshire -25 6 £37,500 -25.00%
Essex - 6 £55,000 -
West Midlands -34 5 £35,000 -19.07% 1
Cambridge +3 4 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire +2 4 £40,000 -
Berkshire -4 4 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Bristol -7 4 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Birmingham -24 4 £35,000 -17.64%
South West -26 4 £34,000 +13.33% 1
Reading +3 3 - -
Leeds -31 3 £35,000 -30.00%
West Yorkshire -39 3 £35,000 -30.00%
South Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Sheffield - 3 £40,000 -
Harrow - 2 £36,250 -
Reigate - 2 £50,000 -
Cobham - 2 £25,000 -
North West +5 1 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Manchester +1 1 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Leicestershire -2 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Leicester -5 1 £45,000 +20.00%

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 268 (86.73%) .NET
2 255 (82.52%) C#
3 188 (60.84%) SQL Server
4 182 (58.90%) SQL
5 166 (53.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 163 (52.75%) ASP.NET
7 153 (49.51%) PowerShell
8 137 (44.34%) .NET Framework
9 129 (41.75%) Microsoft
10 128 (41.42%) WCF
11 123 (39.81%) Visual Studio
12 117 (37.86%) TDD
13 116 (37.54%) Continuous Integration
14 113 (36.57%) Windows
15 111 (35.92%) JavaScript
16 108 (34.95%) HTML
17 103 (33.33%) IIS
17 103 (33.33%) CSS
18 102 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
19 99 (32.04%) Subversion
19 99 (32.04%) NUnit
20 92 (29.77%) SQL Server 2008
21 88 (28.48%) MVC
22 86 (27.83%) Scrum
23 84 (27.18%) ASP.NET MVC
24 80 (25.89%) OO
25 79 (25.57%) Jenkins
26 78 (25.24%) WPF
27 77 (24.92%) jQuery
28 72 (23.30%) Unit Testing

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 103 (33.33%) IIS
2 47 (15.21%) SharePoint
3 25 (8.09%) BizTalk Server
3 25 (8.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 24 (7.77%) SharePoint Server
5 14 (4.53%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.94%) SharePoint Foundation
7 6 (1.94%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.94%) CMS
8 5 (1.62%) Apache
9 4 (1.29%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.97%) WordPress
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 50 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.44%) MS Office
3 6 (1.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (4.85%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.91%) SaaS
3 4 (1.29%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (1.29%) CloudFront
3 4 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.29%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.85%) HTTP
2 14 (4.53%) NFC
2 14 (4.53%) SMPP
2 14 (4.53%) SMS
2 14 (4.53%) Firewall
3 11 (3.56%) Internet
4 6 (1.94%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.62%) Network Security
6 3 (0.97%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (60.84%) SQL Server
2 92 (29.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (7.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (7.12%) MongoDB
5 18 (5.83%) Relational Database
6 16 (5.18%) NoSQL
7 15 (4.85%) QlikView
8 12 (3.88%) RavenDB
8 12 (3.88%) CouchDB
9 10 (3.24%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (2.27%) MySQL
11 6 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.97%) Redis
Development Applications
1 166 (53.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 123 (39.81%) Visual Studio
3 99 (32.04%) Subversion
3 99 (32.04%) NUnit
4 79 (25.57%) Jenkins
5 67 (21.68%) Git (software)
6 66 (21.36%) CruiseControl
7 58 (18.77%) TeamCity
8 30 (9.71%) MSTest
9 28 (9.06%) Selenium
9 28 (9.06%) Moq
10 27 (8.74%) WiX
11 21 (6.80%) NuGet
12 19 (6.15%) SpecFlow
13 17 (5.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 16 (5.18%) Rhino Mocks
14 16 (5.18%) InstallShield
15 15 (4.85%) MSI
15 15 (4.85%) Psake
16 14 (4.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 67 (21.68%) Finance
2 35 (11.33%) Banking
3 22 (7.12%) Games
4 16 (5.18%) Retail
5 12 (3.88%) Front Office
6 9 (2.91%) Legal
6 9 (2.91%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.27%) Marketing
8 6 (1.94%) Back Office
9 5 (1.62%) Advertising
9 5 (1.62%) Law
10 3 (0.97%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.65%) Electronics
11 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 153 (49.51%) Developer
2 76 (24.60%) .NET Developer
3 50 (16.18%) Senior Developer
4 43 (13.92%) C# Developer
5 29 (9.39%) Senior .NET Developer
6 25 (8.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 21 (6.80%) SharePoint Developer
7 21 (6.80%) Software Engineer
8 20 (6.47%) Architect
8 20 (6.47%) Build Manager
8 20 (6.47%) Release Engineer
9 18 (5.83%) Software Developer
10 16 (5.18%) Build and Release Engineer
11 14 (4.53%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (3.88%) Build Engineer
12 12 (3.88%) Lead Developer
12 12 (3.88%) Web Developer
13 11 (3.56%) Release Manager
13 11 (3.56%) ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (3.56%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (86.73%) .NET
2 163 (52.75%) ASP.NET
3 137 (44.34%) .NET Framework
4 128 (41.42%) WCF
5 108 (34.95%) HTML
6 103 (33.33%) CSS
7 84 (27.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 78 (25.24%) WPF
9 77 (24.92%) jQuery
10 54 (17.48%) XML
10 54 (17.48%) LINQ
11 47 (15.21%) HTML5
12 45 (14.56%) Ajax
13 38 (12.30%) SOAP
14 37 (11.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 37 (11.97%) Unity DI Container
15 35 (11.33%) CSS3
15 35 (11.33%) Web Services
16 33 (10.68%) MSMQ
17 31 (10.03%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.65%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (4.21%) Blackberry
3 11 (3.56%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.24%) Blog
5 6 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.94%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.62%) IPTV
6 5 (1.62%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.62%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.62%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.29%) Replication
8 3 (0.97%) NHS
8 3 (0.97%) Social Media
9 2 (0.65%) Open Source
9 2 (0.65%) DTV
9 2 (0.65%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.32%) Clustering
10 1 (0.32%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 113 (36.57%) Windows
2 21 (6.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (4.53%) Android
4 14 (4.53%) Apple iOS
5 13 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.21%) Windows Phone
6 12 (3.88%) Linux
7 3 (0.97%) UNIX
7 3 (0.97%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (37.86%) TDD
2 116 (37.54%) Continuous Integration
3 102 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (28.48%) MVC
5 86 (27.83%) Scrum
6 80 (25.89%) OO
7 72 (23.30%) Unit Testing
8 64 (20.71%) BDD
9 56 (18.12%) Configuration Management
10 49 (15.86%) OOD
10 49 (15.86%) Software Engineering
11 48 (15.53%) Release Management
11 48 (15.53%) DevOps
12 32 (10.36%) Web Development
13 30 (9.71%) Waterfall
14 29 (9.39%) Multithreading
14 29 (9.39%) E-Commerce
15 23 (7.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 23 (7.44%) Dependency Injection
16 22 (7.12%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 255 (82.52%) C#
2 182 (58.90%) SQL
3 153 (49.51%) PowerShell
4 111 (35.92%) JavaScript
5 60 (19.42%) T-SQL
6 43 (13.92%) XAML
7 42 (13.59%) VB
8 35 (11.33%) Java
9 23 (7.44%) VB.NET
10 19 (6.15%) C++
11 15 (4.85%) MATLAB
11 15 (4.85%) VBA
12 12 (3.88%) Perl
13 11 (3.56%) VBScript
14 10 (3.24%) VB6
15 9 (2.91%) Ruby
15 9 (2.91%) PL/SQL
16 8 (2.59%) Python
17 5 (1.62%) XQuery
18 3 (0.97%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 71 (22.98%) Degree
2 21 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.91%) MCP
4 5 (1.62%) MCSE
5 2 (0.65%) MCITP
6 1 (0.32%) ISEB
6 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.71%) QA
2 12 (3.88%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 27 (8.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.29%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (4.85%) Puppet
3 8 (2.59%) Vagrant
4 5 (1.62%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.65%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 129 (41.75%) Microsoft
2 40 (12.94%) Oracle
3 25 (8.09%) Sitecore
4 16 (5.18%) Telerik
5 15 (4.85%) TIBCO
6 7 (2.27%) IBM
7 6 (1.94%) Sybase
7 6 (1.94%) Intel
7 6 (1.94%) VMware
8 5 (1.62%) Reuters
9 4 (1.29%) New Relic
9 4 (1.29%) TOWER Software
10 3 (0.97%) HP
10 3 (0.97%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.97%) Facebook
11 2 (0.65%) Red Gate
11 2 (0.65%) SAP
12 1 (0.32%) Perforce
12 1 (0.32%) Google
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus and excellent bonus and benefit
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Energon Technology
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Grantham
Ascent People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Derby
Ascent People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + good benefits
Posted: 20 days ago