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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 751 756 658
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -98
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 127 137 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.74% 0.84% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 100 123 185
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%

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
17100 16352 16726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.15% 15.94% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14503 13422 14587
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 January 2015 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 January 2015. 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
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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 -13 121 £55,000 - 11
London -17 70 £60,000 +4.34% 6
South East -10 30 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Surrey +16 24 £47,500 -20.83% 2
City of London -1 14 £57,500 -25.80% 2
Reigate - 10 £47,500 - 1
East of England -5 9 £52,500 +50.00% 2
East Midlands +17 5 £47,500 +10.46%
Suffolk - 5 £60,000 - 1
Ipswich - 5 £60,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £52,500 -
Leicestershire +19 3 £47,500 -
Reading 0 3 £57,500 -17.85%
Kent -4 3 £47,500 -
Berkshire -13 3 £57,500 -17.85%
Cobham - 3 £35,000 - 1
Derbyshire +21 2 £21,500 -52.22%
Scotland +4 2 - -
West Yorkshire -4 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Bristol -5 2 £55,000 +57.14%
North West -11 2 £45,000 +63.63%
South West -13 2 £55,000 +57.14%
Manchester -13 2 £45,000 +63.63%
Yorkshire -15 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Edinburgh +8 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £42,500 -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Flintshire - 1 £38,000 -
Queensferry - 1 £38,000 -

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 197 (66.78%) C#
2 189 (64.07%) .NET
3 187 (63.39%) Agile Software Development
4 166 (56.27%) SQL Server
5 161 (54.58%) SQL
6 152 (51.53%) JavaScript
7 151 (51.19%) HTML
8 145 (49.15%) Continuous Integration
9 140 (47.46%) ASP.NET
10 136 (46.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 131 (44.41%) PowerShell
12 126 (42.71%) CSS
13 120 (40.68%) WCF
14 116 (39.32%) Windows
15 113 (38.31%) Visual Studio
16 105 (35.59%) TDD
17 104 (35.25%) MVC
18 92 (31.19%) Microsoft
19 86 (29.15%) IIS
20 85 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
21 84 (28.47%) TeamCity
21 84 (28.47%) Scrum
22 83 (28.14%) NUnit
23 82 (27.80%) .NET Framework
24 80 (27.12%) jQuery
25 75 (25.42%) Finance
25 75 (25.42%) BDD
26 71 (24.07%) DevOps
27 63 (21.36%) Subversion
27 63 (21.36%) T-SQL

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 86 (29.15%) IIS
2 53 (17.97%) SharePoint
3 36 (12.20%) CMS
4 29 (9.83%) Oracle Workflow
5 23 (7.80%) Umbraco
6 20 (6.78%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (3.73%) Apache
7 11 (3.73%) WordPress
8 10 (3.39%) TWiki
8 10 (3.39%) Confluence
8 10 (3.39%) MediaWiki
8 10 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (2.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.36%) MQSeries
12 3 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Foundation
13 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.69%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.34%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.36%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.68%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 61 (20.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.03%) Office 365
3 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (11.86%) Internet
2 10 (3.39%) HTTP
3 8 (2.71%) SMPP
3 8 (2.71%) SMS
3 8 (2.71%) NFC
4 4 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.36%) Firewall
5 3 (1.02%) Intranet
5 3 (1.02%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (56.27%) SQL Server
2 38 (12.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (5.08%) MySQL
5 11 (3.73%) InterSystems Cache
6 9 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.05%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.37%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.69%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.68%) QlikView
12 2 (0.68%) OLAP
12 2 (0.68%) Star Schema
13 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.34%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 136 (46.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 113 (38.31%) Visual Studio
3 84 (28.47%) TeamCity
4 83 (28.14%) NUnit
5 63 (21.36%) Subversion
6 56 (18.98%) Jenkins
7 50 (16.95%) MSTest
8 47 (15.93%) Git (software)
9 43 (14.58%) WiX
10 39 (13.22%) NuGet
11 36 (12.20%) CruiseControl
12 32 (10.85%) Ranorex
13 27 (9.15%) Ant
14 25 (8.47%) JIRA
15 23 (7.80%) SpecFlow
16 18 (6.10%) Rhino Mocks
17 16 (5.42%) Psake
18 15 (5.08%) Log4Net
19 12 (4.07%) GitLab
19 12 (4.07%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 75 (25.42%) Finance
2 27 (9.15%) Banking
3 17 (5.76%) Back Office
4 14 (4.75%) Games
5 12 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 12 (4.07%) Multimedia
6 11 (3.73%) Retail
7 7 (2.37%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.69%) Front Office
8 5 (1.69%) Advertising
9 3 (1.02%) Publishing
10 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 139 (47.12%) Developer
2 71 (24.07%) .NET Developer
3 56 (18.98%) Senior Developer
4 38 (12.88%) C# Developer
5 36 (12.20%) Build Engineer
6 32 (10.85%) Software Engineer
7 27 (9.15%) Automation Engineer
8 26 (8.81%) Software Developer
8 26 (8.81%) Senior .NET Developer
9 20 (6.78%) Web Developer
9 20 (6.78%) ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (6.44%) Architect
11 18 (6.10%) DevOps Engineer
12 16 (5.42%) Senior Software Engineer
12 16 (5.42%) Senior Software Developer
13 13 (4.41%) Senior C# Developer
14 12 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
14 12 (4.07%) C# Software Developer
14 12 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (4.07%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (64.07%) .NET
2 151 (51.19%) HTML
3 140 (47.46%) ASP.NET
4 126 (42.71%) CSS
5 120 (40.68%) WCF
6 85 (28.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 82 (27.80%) .NET Framework
8 80 (27.12%) jQuery
9 58 (19.66%) WPF
10 57 (19.32%) XML
11 48 (16.27%) MSMQ
12 44 (14.92%) LINQ
13 34 (11.53%) Web Services
13 34 (11.53%) HTML5
13 34 (11.53%) AngularJS
13 34 (11.53%) Castle Windsor
14 33 (11.19%) X-Windows
15 29 (9.83%) Ajax
16 28 (9.49%) REST
17 25 (8.47%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 61 (20.68%) Inversion of Control
2 33 (11.19%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (11.19%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.08%) Blackberry
4 13 (4.41%) MPEG
4 13 (4.41%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (3.39%) Blog
6 8 (2.71%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.36%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.02%) NHS
9 3 (1.02%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.02%) Statistics
9 3 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.02%) Open Source
10 2 (0.68%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.68%) iDTV
11 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.34%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 116 (39.32%) Windows
2 33 (11.19%) Windows 8
2 33 (11.19%) Windows 7
3 24 (8.14%) Linux
4 17 (5.76%) Android
5 15 (5.08%) Windows Phone
5 15 (5.08%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.39%) UNIX
7 9 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (63.39%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (49.15%) Continuous Integration
3 105 (35.59%) TDD
4 104 (35.25%) MVC
5 84 (28.47%) Scrum
6 75 (25.42%) BDD
7 71 (24.07%) DevOps
8 61 (20.68%) Software Engineering
9 58 (19.66%) OO
10 50 (16.95%) Unit Testing
11 46 (15.59%) Workflow
12 43 (14.58%) Mentoring
13 41 (13.90%) Multithreading
14 36 (12.20%) Project Management
14 36 (12.20%) Dependency Injection
15 33 (11.19%) Line Management
16 28 (9.49%) AOP
17 25 (8.47%) Configuration Management
17 25 (8.47%) Test Automation
18 24 (8.14%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 197 (66.78%) C#
2 161 (54.58%) SQL
3 152 (51.53%) JavaScript
4 131 (44.41%) PowerShell
5 63 (21.36%) T-SQL
6 36 (12.20%) Java
7 30 (10.17%) C++
8 24 (8.14%) Python
9 22 (7.46%) XAML
10 14 (4.75%) Shell Script
10 14 (4.75%) VB
10 14 (4.75%) Perl
11 13 (4.41%) XPath
12 12 (4.07%) PHP
12 12 (4.07%) C
12 12 (4.07%) Ruby
13 10 (3.39%) Groovy
14 8 (2.71%) VB.NET
15 6 (2.03%) VB6
15 6 (2.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (13.90%) Degree
2 3 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.68%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.68%) MCP
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (14.24%) QA
2 8 (2.71%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 40 (13.56%) Hyper-V
2 18 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (11.19%) Puppet
1 33 (11.19%) SCVMM
2 19 (6.44%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (4.41%) Vagrant
4 10 (3.39%) Ansible
4 10 (3.39%) Salt
5 2 (0.68%) logstash
5 2 (0.68%) Graphite
6 1 (0.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 92 (31.19%) Microsoft
2 35 (11.86%) Oracle
3 30 (10.17%) Sitecore
4 18 (6.10%) VMware
5 11 (3.73%) AccuRev
6 10 (3.39%) SaltStack
6 10 (3.39%) Telerik
7 9 (3.05%) TOWER Software
7 9 (3.05%) IBM
8 4 (1.36%) Facebook
8 4 (1.36%) Google
8 4 (1.36%) Intel
9 3 (1.02%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.02%) Charles River
10 2 (0.68%) Terracotta
10 2 (0.68%) Informatica
11 1 (0.34%) Hyland
11 1 (0.34%) Splunk
11 1 (0.34%) Red Gate
Bedfordshire
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Empiric Solutions
Salary: £salary dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
HCML
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reigate
Modis International - London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 21 days ago
Ipswich
OHO Group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago