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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 748 603 746
Rank change year-on-year
-145 +143
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 157 292 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.82% 1.79% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 125 254 145
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £35,089 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19074 16303 16918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.28% 14.98% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16066 13874 14670
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 25 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 25 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 -141 153 £52,500 +5.00% 16
London -109 106 £57,500 +4.54% 7
City of London -49 17 £60,000 +11.62% 3
South East -20 13 £50,000 +25.00% 1
East of England -2 11 £55,000 +25.71% 2
East Midlands -5 9 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Nottinghamshire +10 8 £35,000 -6.66%
Surrey -6 8 £52,500 +7.69% 1
Nottingham +1 7 £35,000 -6.66%
Yorkshire -37 6 £37,500 -25.00%
Essex - 6 £55,000 - 2
Berkshire +4 5 £45,000 +20.00%
West Midlands -39 5 £35,000 -19.07% 1
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £40,000 -
Reading -1 4 - -
Bristol -3 4 £34,000 -2.85% 2
Cambridge -5 4 £40,000 -
Birmingham -20 4 £35,000 -17.64%
South West -24 4 £34,000 +13.33% 2
West Yorkshire -31 3 £35,000 -30.00%
Leeds -34 3 £35,000 -30.00%
Sheffield - 3 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
Reigate - 2 £50,000 - 1
Harrow - 2 £36,250 -
Cobham - 2 £25,000 -
North West -1 1 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Leicester -3 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Manchester -5 1 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Hertfordshire -7 1 £44,000 -7.36%

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 269 (86.77%) .NET
2 255 (82.26%) C#
3 187 (60.32%) SQL Server
4 182 (58.71%) SQL
5 167 (53.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 162 (52.26%) ASP.NET
7 153 (49.35%) PowerShell
8 135 (43.55%) .NET Framework
9 128 (41.29%) Microsoft
9 128 (41.29%) WCF
10 122 (39.35%) Visual Studio
11 117 (37.74%) TDD
12 116 (37.42%) Continuous Integration
13 113 (36.45%) Windows
14 110 (35.48%) JavaScript
15 108 (34.84%) HTML
16 103 (33.23%) IIS
16 103 (33.23%) CSS
17 101 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
18 99 (31.94%) NUnit
19 98 (31.61%) Subversion
20 91 (29.35%) SQL Server 2008
21 88 (28.39%) MVC
21 88 (28.39%) Scrum
22 84 (27.10%) ASP.NET MVC
23 79 (25.48%) OO
24 78 (25.16%) Jenkins
25 77 (24.84%) WPF
25 77 (24.84%) jQuery
26 72 (23.23%) Unit Testing

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (33.23%) IIS
2 46 (14.84%) SharePoint
3 25 (8.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 24 (7.74%) BizTalk Server
5 23 (7.42%) SharePoint Server
6 15 (4.84%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.94%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.94%) CMS
7 6 (1.94%) Apache
7 6 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.61%) SharePoint Foundation
9 4 (1.29%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.97%) WordPress
10 3 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.32%) Confluence
12 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
Applications
1 51 (16.45%) MS Excel
2 22 (7.10%) MS Office
3 5 (1.61%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (4.84%) 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 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.90%) SaaS
3 4 (1.29%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (1.29%) CloudFront
3 4 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.84%) HTTP
2 14 (4.52%) SMS
2 14 (4.52%) SMPP
2 14 (4.52%) Firewall
2 14 (4.52%) NFC
3 11 (3.55%) Internet
4 6 (1.94%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.61%) Network Security
6 3 (0.97%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (60.32%) SQL Server
2 91 (29.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (7.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (7.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (6.77%) MongoDB
6 18 (5.81%) Relational Database
7 16 (5.16%) NoSQL
8 15 (4.84%) QlikView
9 12 (3.87%) CouchDB
9 12 (3.87%) RavenDB
10 10 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (2.26%) MySQL
12 6 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.97%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 167 (53.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 122 (39.35%) Visual Studio
3 99 (31.94%) NUnit
4 98 (31.61%) Subversion
5 78 (25.16%) Jenkins
6 66 (21.29%) Git (software)
7 65 (20.97%) CruiseControl
8 58 (18.71%) TeamCity
9 30 (9.68%) MSTest
10 29 (9.35%) Moq
11 28 (9.03%) Selenium
12 27 (8.71%) WiX
13 21 (6.77%) NuGet
14 19 (6.13%) SpecFlow
15 17 (5.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 17 (5.48%) Rhino Mocks
16 16 (5.16%) InstallShield
17 15 (4.84%) MSI
17 15 (4.84%) Psake
18 14 (4.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 69 (22.26%) Finance
2 36 (11.61%) Banking
3 22 (7.10%) Games
4 16 (5.16%) Retail
5 12 (3.87%) Front Office
6 9 (2.90%) Legal
6 9 (2.90%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.26%) Marketing
8 6 (1.94%) Back Office
9 5 (1.61%) Law
9 5 (1.61%) Advertising
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 (49.35%) Developer
2 76 (24.52%) .NET Developer
3 51 (16.45%) Senior Developer
4 43 (13.87%) C# Developer
5 30 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
6 25 (8.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (7.10%) Software Engineer
8 21 (6.77%) SharePoint Developer
9 20 (6.45%) Release Engineer
9 20 (6.45%) Build Manager
10 19 (6.13%) Architect
11 18 (5.81%) Software Developer
12 16 (5.16%) Build and Release Engineer
13 14 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (3.87%) Web Developer
14 12 (3.87%) Lead Developer
14 12 (3.87%) Build Engineer
15 11 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
15 11 (3.55%) Release Manager
15 11 (3.55%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (86.77%) .NET
2 162 (52.26%) ASP.NET
3 135 (43.55%) .NET Framework
4 128 (41.29%) WCF
5 108 (34.84%) HTML
6 103 (33.23%) CSS
7 84 (27.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 77 (24.84%) WPF
8 77 (24.84%) jQuery
9 55 (17.74%) LINQ
10 54 (17.42%) XML
11 47 (15.16%) HTML5
12 44 (14.19%) Ajax
13 38 (12.26%) SOAP
13 38 (12.26%) Unity DI Container
14 37 (11.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 36 (11.61%) Web Services
16 35 (11.29%) CSS3
17 33 (10.65%) MSMQ
18 32 (10.32%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.94%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (4.19%) Blackberry
3 11 (3.55%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.23%) Blog
5 6 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.94%) Hedge funds
5 6 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.61%) IPTV
6 5 (1.61%) N-Tier
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%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.32%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 113 (36.45%) Windows
2 21 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (4.52%) Android
4 14 (4.52%) Apple iOS
5 13 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (4.19%) Windows Phone
6 12 (3.87%) Linux
7 4 (1.29%) UNIX
8 3 (0.97%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (37.74%) TDD
2 116 (37.42%) Continuous Integration
3 101 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (28.39%) Scrum
4 88 (28.39%) MVC
5 79 (25.48%) OO
6 72 (23.23%) Unit Testing
7 64 (20.65%) BDD
8 58 (18.71%) Configuration Management
9 51 (16.45%) Software Engineering
10 49 (15.81%) Release Management
10 49 (15.81%) OOD
11 47 (15.16%) DevOps
12 32 (10.32%) Web Development
13 30 (9.68%) Waterfall
14 29 (9.35%) Multithreading
15 28 (9.03%) E-Commerce
16 23 (7.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 23 (7.42%) Dependency Injection
17 22 (7.10%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 255 (82.26%) C#
2 182 (58.71%) SQL
3 153 (49.35%) PowerShell
4 110 (35.48%) JavaScript
5 59 (19.03%) T-SQL
6 43 (13.87%) XAML
7 42 (13.55%) VB
8 36 (11.61%) Java
9 22 (7.10%) VB.NET
10 19 (6.13%) C++
11 15 (4.84%) VBA
11 15 (4.84%) MATLAB
12 12 (3.87%) Perl
13 11 (3.55%) VBScript
14 10 (3.23%) VB6
15 9 (2.90%) Ruby
15 9 (2.90%) PL/SQL
16 8 (2.58%) Python
17 5 (1.61%) XQuery
18 3 (0.97%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 71 (22.90%) Degree
2 21 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.90%) MCP
4 5 (1.61%) 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 (9.68%) QA
2 12 (3.87%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 27 (8.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.29%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (4.52%) Puppet
3 8 (2.58%) Vagrant
4 5 (1.61%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.65%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 128 (41.29%) Microsoft
2 41 (13.23%) Oracle
3 25 (8.06%) Sitecore
4 16 (5.16%) Telerik
5 15 (4.84%) TIBCO
6 7 (2.26%) IBM
7 6 (1.94%) Intel
7 6 (1.94%) VMware
7 6 (1.94%) Sybase
8 5 (1.61%) Reuters
9 4 (1.29%) TOWER Software
9 4 (1.29%) New Relic
10 3 (0.97%) Facebook
10 3 (0.97%) HP
10 3 (0.97%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.65%) Red Gate
11 2 (0.65%) SAP
12 1 (0.32%) Perforce
12 1 (0.32%) Google
Grantham, Lincolnshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
AB Recruit
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Towers Watson
Posted: 3 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 55k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + corporate benefits including bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + good benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 25 days ago
City of Edinburgh
Blue Town Online
Salary: £25k - 28k per year
Posted: 25 days ago