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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 801 820 840
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +20
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 116 131 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.65% 0.74% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 103 97 122
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £67,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.04%

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
17743 17693 19425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.05% 16.58% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15333 14772 16361
Median salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 31 May 2016 within the UK.

MSBuild Salary Histogram in the UK

MSBuild
Top 26 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 31 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 +31 115 £52,500 - 5
London -20 69 £52,500 - 3
South West +18 15 £42,500 - 1
Bristol - 15 £42,500 - 1
South East +28 13 £52,500 +5.00%
City of London +36 10 £61,250 +11.36% 1
West Midlands - 8 £35,500 -
East Midlands +14 7 £52,500 -
Leicester - 7 £52,500 -
Telford - 7 £32,500 -
Shropshire - 7 £32,500 -
Leicestershire - 7 £52,500 -
Kent - 7 £52,500 -
Maidstone - 4 £51,250 -
East of England +21 3 £55,800 -7.00%
Hertfordshire - 3 £55,800 -
Hoddesdon - 3 £55,800 -
Surrey +6 2 £39,500 -21.00%
Berkshire +5 2 £55,000 +10.00%
West Sussex -4 2 £45,000 -
Crawley -7 2 £45,000 -
Croydon -8 2 £41,250 -2.94%
Folkestone - 1 £45,000 -
Thames Ditton - 1 £52,500 -
Cobham - 1 £26,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £47,500 -

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 176 (86.70%) .NET
2 147 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (69.95%) C#
3 142 (69.95%) SQL
4 135 (66.50%) SQL Server
5 127 (62.56%) Continuous Integration
6 100 (49.26%) PowerShell
7 97 (47.78%) ASP.NET
8 86 (42.36%) Jenkins
9 83 (40.89%) WCF
10 78 (38.42%) JavaScript
11 74 (36.45%) MVC
12 73 (35.96%) TeamCity
13 72 (35.47%) Microsoft
14 69 (33.99%) Finance
15 68 (33.50%) DevOps
16 67 (33.00%) TDD
17 65 (32.02%) Windows
18 63 (31.03%) T-SQL
18 63 (31.03%) .NET Framework
18 63 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
19 61 (30.05%) Octopus Deploy
20 59 (29.06%) NUnit
21 57 (28.08%) IIS
22 56 (27.59%) HTML
22 56 (27.59%) Puppet
23 55 (27.09%) MS Excel
24 53 (26.11%) Visual Studio
24 53 (26.11%) Git (software)
25 51 (25.12%) Banking

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 (28.08%) IIS
2 33 (16.26%) SharePoint
3 31 (15.27%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (6.90%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.96%) Node.js
6 5 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.48%) Apache
7 3 (1.48%) Confluence
7 3 (1.48%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.99%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.49%) CMS
9 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 55 (27.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (8.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.93%) Infor CRM
3 5 (2.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.99%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.99%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.49%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (8.37%) GitHub
3 2 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.94%) Firewall
1 8 (3.94%) SMTP
2 1 (0.49%) NFC
2 1 (0.49%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (66.50%) SQL Server
2 38 (18.72%) MongoDB
3 28 (13.79%) NoSQL
4 27 (13.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (11.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (10.34%) Redis
6 21 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (9.85%) Relational Database
8 18 (8.87%) RDBMS
9 12 (5.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (3.45%) RavenDB
11 6 (2.96%) Event Store
12 4 (1.97%) CouchDB
13 3 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.48%) QlikView
14 2 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.99%) Big Data
14 2 (0.99%) MySQL
14 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 86 (42.36%) Jenkins
2 73 (35.96%) TeamCity
3 63 (31.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 61 (30.05%) Octopus Deploy
5 59 (29.06%) NUnit
6 53 (26.11%) Git (software)
6 53 (26.11%) Visual Studio
7 34 (16.75%) SpecFlow
8 31 (15.27%) CruiseControl
9 30 (14.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 28 (13.79%) Subversion
11 27 (13.30%) MSTest
12 25 (12.32%) Psake
13 19 (9.36%) Log4Net
14 18 (8.87%) ReSharper
15 16 (7.88%) SoapUI
16 13 (6.40%) JIRA
17 12 (5.91%) Rhino Mocks
17 12 (5.91%) Travis CI
18 10 (4.93%) Selenium
General
1 69 (33.99%) Finance
2 51 (25.12%) Banking
3 14 (6.90%) Marketing
4 9 (4.43%) Legal
5 7 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.46%) Electronics
6 5 (2.46%) Front Office
6 5 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.97%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.99%) Back Office
8 2 (0.99%) Billing
8 2 (0.99%) Games
8 2 (0.99%) Retail
9 1 (0.49%) Law
9 1 (0.49%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (54.19%) Developer
2 65 (32.02%) .NET Developer
3 64 (31.53%) C# Developer
4 44 (21.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (12.81%) Software Developer
6 22 (10.84%) C# Software Developer
6 22 (10.84%) SQL Developer
7 21 (10.34%) Software Engineer
8 20 (9.85%) .NET Software Developer
9 19 (9.36%) Senior Developer
10 17 (8.37%) Applications Manager
11 16 (7.88%) C# Software Engineer
12 14 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
13 13 (6.40%) SQL Server Developer
14 12 (5.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 11 (5.42%) ASP.NET Developer
15 11 (5.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 11 (5.42%) JavaScript Developer
15 11 (5.42%) Technical Leader
16 10 (4.93%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (86.70%) .NET
2 97 (47.78%) ASP.NET
3 83 (40.89%) WCF
4 63 (31.03%) .NET Framework
5 56 (27.59%) HTML
6 50 (24.63%) CSS
7 46 (22.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (18.23%) AngularJS
8 37 (18.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 28 (13.79%) Entity Framework
10 26 (12.81%) jQuery
11 25 (12.32%) LINQ
11 25 (12.32%) RabbitMQ
12 24 (11.82%) Castle Windsor
12 24 (11.82%) NancyFx
13 23 (11.33%) REST
13 23 (11.33%) SignalR
14 22 (10.84%) MSMQ
15 20 (9.85%) XML
16 19 (9.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.36%) Computer Science
2 15 (7.39%) User Experience
3 11 (5.42%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (4.93%) Equities
4 10 (4.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (3.94%) N-Tier
5 8 (3.94%) Online Banking
6 6 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.48%) iPhone
8 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.99%) Clustering
8 2 (0.99%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.49%) Fintech
9 1 (0.49%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.49%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 65 (32.02%) Windows
2 25 (12.32%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.46%) Linux
4 3 (1.48%) Android
4 3 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.99%) CentOS
5 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.99%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (62.56%) Continuous Integration
3 74 (36.45%) MVC
4 68 (33.50%) DevOps
5 67 (33.00%) TDD
6 46 (22.66%) OO
7 45 (22.17%) BDD
8 36 (17.73%) Unit Testing
9 35 (17.24%) Software Engineering
10 33 (16.26%) Scrum
11 30 (14.78%) OOA/OOD
12 27 (13.30%) Release Management
13 25 (12.32%) CRM
14 20 (9.85%) Mentoring
15 19 (9.36%) Configuration Management
15 19 (9.36%) E-Commerce
16 18 (8.87%) Open Source
16 18 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (7.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 142 (69.95%) C#
1 142 (69.95%) SQL
2 100 (49.26%) PowerShell
3 78 (38.42%) JavaScript
4 63 (31.03%) T-SQL
5 23 (11.33%) F#
6 15 (7.39%) VB
7 8 (3.94%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.45%) C++
8 7 (3.45%) Ruby
9 6 (2.96%) Java
10 5 (2.46%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.46%) Python
10 5 (2.46%) XAML
11 3 (1.48%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.48%) Korn
11 3 (1.48%) Perl
12 2 (0.99%) C++/CLI
12 2 (0.99%) Groovy
12 2 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.49%) MCP
3 1 (0.49%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.43%) QA
2 2 (0.99%) SEPA
3 1 (0.49%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 56 (27.59%) Puppet
2 36 (17.73%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (14.78%) Ansible
4 23 (11.33%) Nagios
5 16 (7.88%) ZABBIX
6 4 (1.97%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.99%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 72 (35.47%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.34%) Oracle
3 14 (6.90%) IBM
4 10 (4.93%) JD Edwards
5 5 (2.46%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.46%) SAP
6 4 (1.97%) New Relic
6 4 (1.97%) RedGate
7 3 (1.48%) Charles River
7 3 (1.48%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.99%) Compuware
8 2 (0.99%) Dynatrace
8 2 (0.99%) HP
8 2 (0.99%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.99%) Splunk
8 2 (0.99%) Tableau
9 1 (0.49%) Akamai
9 1 (0.49%) Apigee
9 1 (0.49%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.49%) Telerik
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