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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 744 621 741
Rank change year-on-year
-123 +120
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 161 255 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.85% 1.54% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 127 221 151
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,298 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -5.61%

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
18855 16587 16957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.10% 15.26% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15640 14144 14671
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -89 160 £52,500 +1.94% 31
London -55 105 £55,000 - 19
South East -20 19 £50,000 +29.87% 5
City of London -32 18 £59,000 +12.38% 3
Surrey +11 16 £50,000 - 2
East Midlands -3 14 £35,000 -6.66% 2
East of England +8 13 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Nottinghamshire +11 12 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Nottingham 0 11 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Reigate - 8 £48,750 - 1
Essex - 8 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £37,500 -
Cambridge -3 4 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire -5 4 £40,000 -
Reading +2 3 £39,500 +5.33%
Berkshire -9 3 £39,500 +5.33% 1
West Midlands -40 3 £35,000 -26.31%
South Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Sheffield - 3 £40,000 -
Leeds - 3 £35,000 -
Bristol -2 2 £32,500 +8.33% 3
South West -23 2 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Birmingham -24 2 £35,000 -24.73%
Leicestershire +2 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Leicester +1 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Hertfordshire -5 1 £44,000 -7.36%
Derbyshire -13 1 £39,500 +16.17%
Cobham - 1 £25,000 -
Harrow - 1 £40,000 -

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 267 (85.03%) .NET
2 245 (78.03%) C#
3 193 (61.46%) SQL
4 179 (57.01%) SQL Server
5 173 (55.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 171 (54.46%) PowerShell
7 167 (53.18%) ASP.NET
8 141 (44.90%) Microsoft
9 139 (44.27%) Visual Studio
10 134 (42.68%) .NET Framework
11 132 (42.04%) WCF
12 123 (39.17%) IIS
13 122 (38.85%) JavaScript
13 122 (38.85%) HTML
14 116 (36.94%) TDD
15 114 (36.31%) CSS
16 111 (35.35%) Windows
17 109 (34.71%) Continuous Integration
18 107 (34.08%) NUnit
19 98 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
20 94 (29.94%) Subversion
21 92 (29.30%) Scrum
22 91 (28.98%) SQL Server 2008
23 90 (28.66%) MVC
24 88 (28.03%) ASP.NET MVC
25 82 (26.11%) Degree
26 81 (25.80%) Jenkins
27 80 (25.48%) jQuery
28 79 (25.16%) OO
29 73 (23.25%) T-SQL

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 123 (39.17%) IIS
2 53 (16.88%) SharePoint
3 27 (8.60%) BizTalk Server
4 25 (7.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 22 (7.01%) SharePoint Server
6 14 (4.46%) WebSphere
7 12 (3.82%) CMS
8 9 (2.87%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (2.55%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (2.23%) Apache
11 6 (1.91%) SharePoint Foundation
12 4 (1.27%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.32%) WordPress
13 1 (0.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 44 (14.01%) MS Excel
2 22 (7.01%) MS Office
3 6 (1.91%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (4.78%) Markit EDM
2 6 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.87%) SaaS
3 4 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (1.27%) CloudFront
3 4 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.32%) HTTP
2 16 (5.10%) Internet
3 14 (4.46%) SMPP
3 14 (4.46%) Firewall
3 14 (4.46%) SMS
3 14 (4.46%) NFC
4 6 (1.91%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.59%) Network Security
6 3 (0.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (57.01%) SQL Server
2 91 (28.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (9.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (7.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (6.37%) MongoDB
6 15 (4.78%) QlikView
7 13 (4.14%) Relational Database
8 11 (3.50%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (3.18%) InterSystems Cache
10 9 (2.87%) CouchDB
10 9 (2.87%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.87%) RavenDB
11 7 (2.23%) MySQL
12 6 (1.91%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.96%) Redis
14 3 (0.96%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 173 (55.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 139 (44.27%) Visual Studio
3 107 (34.08%) NUnit
4 94 (29.94%) Subversion
5 81 (25.80%) Jenkins
6 65 (20.70%) CruiseControl
7 61 (19.43%) Git (software)
8 45 (14.33%) TeamCity
9 35 (11.15%) MSTest
10 34 (10.83%) WiX
11 24 (7.64%) NuGet
12 23 (7.32%) Selenium
13 21 (6.69%) Moq
13 21 (6.69%) SpecFlow
14 17 (5.41%) InstallShield
15 16 (5.10%) Psake
16 15 (4.78%) MSI
17 14 (4.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 14 (4.46%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
17 14 (4.46%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 51 (16.24%) Finance
2 28 (8.92%) Banking
3 24 (7.64%) Retail
3 24 (7.64%) Games
4 9 (2.87%) Legal
5 7 (2.23%) Marketing
6 6 (1.91%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.59%) Advertising
7 5 (1.59%) Law
7 5 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.59%) Front Office
8 3 (0.96%) Publishing
9 2 (0.64%) Back Office
9 2 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.64%) Electronics
9 2 (0.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 145 (46.18%) Developer
2 71 (22.61%) .NET Developer
3 47 (14.97%) C# Developer
4 43 (13.69%) Senior Developer
5 30 (9.55%) Software Engineer
6 27 (8.60%) Architect
7 26 (8.28%) C# .NET Developer
8 22 (7.01%) Senior .NET Developer
9 21 (6.69%) SharePoint Developer
9 21 (6.69%) Release Engineer
10 19 (6.05%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (5.41%) Software Developer
12 15 (4.78%) Build and Release Engineer
13 14 (4.46%) Build Manager
13 14 (4.46%) Build Engineer
14 12 (3.82%) Lead Developer
15 11 (3.50%) DevOps Engineer
15 11 (3.50%) Web Developer
16 9 (2.87%) C# Software Developer
16 9 (2.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (85.03%) .NET
2 167 (53.18%) ASP.NET
3 134 (42.68%) .NET Framework
4 132 (42.04%) WCF
5 122 (38.85%) HTML
6 114 (36.31%) CSS
7 88 (28.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 80 (25.48%) jQuery
9 71 (22.61%) WPF
10 63 (20.06%) XML
11 48 (15.29%) LINQ
12 47 (14.97%) MSMQ
13 46 (14.65%) Ajax
13 46 (14.65%) HTML5
14 42 (13.38%) SOAP
15 34 (10.83%) CSS3
16 32 (10.19%) Web Services
17 31 (9.87%) Unity DI Container
18 30 (9.55%) XSD
19 28 (8.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.01%) Inversion of Control
2 18 (5.73%) Blog
3 13 (4.14%) Blackberry
4 12 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.18%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.59%) IPTV
7 5 (1.59%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.27%) Replication
9 3 (0.96%) Social Media
9 3 (0.96%) NHS
10 2 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.64%) DTV
10 2 (0.64%) MPEG
10 2 (0.64%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.64%) Open Source
11 1 (0.32%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 111 (35.35%) Windows
2 19 (6.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (4.46%) Linux
4 14 (4.46%) Android
4 14 (4.46%) Apple iOS
5 13 (4.14%) Windows Phone
5 13 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.87%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.87%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.96%) UNIX
8 2 (0.64%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (36.94%) TDD
2 109 (34.71%) Continuous Integration
3 98 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (29.30%) Scrum
5 90 (28.66%) MVC
6 79 (25.16%) OO
7 72 (22.93%) Unit Testing
8 66 (21.02%) BDD
9 55 (17.52%) Configuration Management
9 55 (17.52%) Software Engineering
10 48 (15.29%) DevOps
11 45 (14.33%) Release Management
12 43 (13.69%) OOD
13 38 (12.10%) E-Commerce
14 33 (10.51%) Continuous Improvement
14 33 (10.51%) Multithreading
14 33 (10.51%) Web Development
15 31 (9.87%) Dependency Injection
16 29 (9.24%) Waterfall
17 25 (7.96%) UML
Programming Languages
1 245 (78.03%) C#
2 193 (61.46%) SQL
3 171 (54.46%) PowerShell
4 122 (38.85%) JavaScript
5 73 (23.25%) T-SQL
6 41 (13.06%) XAML
7 40 (12.74%) VB
8 37 (11.78%) Java
9 22 (7.01%) VB.NET
10 21 (6.69%) C++
11 15 (4.78%) MATLAB
11 15 (4.78%) VBA
12 9 (2.87%) VB6
12 9 (2.87%) Perl
13 8 (2.55%) VBScript
13 8 (2.55%) Python
13 8 (2.55%) Ruby
14 5 (1.59%) XQuery
15 4 (1.27%) PowerHouse
15 4 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (26.11%) Degree
2 21 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.87%) MCP
4 5 (1.59%) MCSE
5 2 (0.64%) MCITP
6 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (14.01%) QA
2 12 (3.82%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 29 (9.24%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.87%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (6.37%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (5.73%) Puppet
3 9 (2.87%) SCVMM
4 8 (2.55%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 141 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 40 (12.74%) Oracle
3 31 (9.87%) Sitecore
4 13 (4.14%) Telerik
5 11 (3.50%) TIBCO
6 7 (2.23%) Intel
7 6 (1.91%) IBM
7 6 (1.91%) VMware
7 6 (1.91%) TOWER Software
8 5 (1.59%) Reuters
9 4 (1.27%) New Relic
10 3 (0.96%) Facebook
11 2 (0.64%) HP
11 2 (0.64%) SAP
11 2 (0.64%) Red Gate
11 2 (0.64%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.32%) AccuRev
12 1 (0.32%) Google
12 1 (0.32%) Perforce
12 1 (0.32%) Sybase
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000 to £60,000 + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South Queensferry, West Lothian
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£35,000 DOE
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40K plus fantastic benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
AB Recruit
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
NES Global Talent
Salary: £50000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Highly Competive Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
South East England
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + 15% Pension + More
Posted: 15 days ago
Greenwich
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago