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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 750 669 753
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +84
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 152 210 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.83% 1.30% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 121 180 142
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £62,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.95%

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
18414 16196 16856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.09% 15.18% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15174 13782 14539
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 £62,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -59 150 £47,500 -9.52% 17
London -74 85 £50,000 -9.09% 7
South East -3 27 £50,000 +28.20% 1
Surrey +18 24 £50,000 - 1
Reigate - 15 £47,500 -
East of England -17 14 £55,000 +37.50%
East Midlands +10 13 £35,000 +6.87% 1
Nottinghamshire +11 12 £35,000 - 1
City of London -14 12 £56,250 -0.44% 2
Nottingham +8 11 £35,000 - 1
Essex - 9 £55,000 -
Bristol -1 5 £35,000 +37.25% 3
Cambridgeshire -2 5 £40,000 -
South West -26 5 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Cambridge -10 4 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 4 £37,500 -
Berkshire +4 3 £39,500 -1.25%
Harrow - 3 £40,000 -
Reading - 3 £39,500 -
Birmingham -28 2 £35,000 -27.08%
West Midlands -38 2 £35,000 -26.31% 4
North West - 2 £37,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Manchester - 2 £37,500 - 1
Leeds - 2 £35,000 -
Derbyshire -10 1 £39,500 +29.50%
Staines - 1 £60,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £31,500 -

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 257 (82.11%) .NET
2 244 (77.96%) C#
3 200 (63.90%) Agile Software Development
4 189 (60.38%) SQL
5 183 (58.47%) SQL Server
6 169 (53.99%) ASP.NET
6 169 (53.99%) PowerShell
7 168 (53.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 133 (42.49%) Microsoft
9 132 (42.17%) HTML
10 130 (41.53%) JavaScript
11 128 (40.89%) Visual Studio
11 128 (40.89%) WCF
12 127 (40.58%) CSS
13 125 (39.94%) IIS
14 124 (39.62%) Continuous Integration
15 123 (39.30%) .NET Framework
16 116 (37.06%) TDD
17 115 (36.74%) NUnit
18 112 (35.78%) Windows
19 94 (30.03%) Subversion
20 87 (27.80%) Scrum
20 87 (27.80%) OO
20 87 (27.80%) MVC
21 85 (27.16%) Jenkins
22 83 (26.52%) ASP.NET MVC
23 82 (26.20%) jQuery
24 81 (25.88%) SQL Server 2008
25 80 (25.56%) Degree
26 73 (23.32%) CruiseControl

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 125 (39.94%) IIS
2 55 (17.57%) SharePoint
3 27 (8.63%) BizTalk Server
4 23 (7.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 22 (7.03%) SharePoint Server
6 16 (5.11%) CMS
7 14 (4.47%) Oracle Workflow
7 14 (4.47%) WebSphere
8 13 (4.15%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (2.56%) Apache
10 7 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.92%) SharePoint Foundation
11 6 (1.92%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (12.14%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.43%) MS Office
3 6 (1.92%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (3.83%) Markit EDM
2 7 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.56%) SaaS
3 4 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (1.28%) CloudFront
3 4 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.35%) HTTP
2 20 (6.39%) Internet
3 14 (4.47%) Firewall
4 6 (1.92%) NFC
4 6 (1.92%) SMS
4 6 (1.92%) SMPP
4 6 (1.92%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.60%) Network Security
6 3 (0.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (58.47%) SQL Server
2 81 (25.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (10.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (6.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (6.07%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.83%) QlikView
6 12 (3.83%) InterSystems Cache
7 10 (3.19%) SQL Server 2000
7 10 (3.19%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.24%) MySQL
8 7 (2.24%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (1.92%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (1.92%) CouchDB
9 6 (1.92%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.92%) RavenDB
10 4 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.96%) Redis
11 3 (0.96%) SSDT
11 3 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 168 (53.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 128 (40.89%) Visual Studio
3 115 (36.74%) NUnit
4 94 (30.03%) Subversion
5 85 (27.16%) Jenkins
6 73 (23.32%) CruiseControl
7 60 (19.17%) Git (software)
8 44 (14.06%) TeamCity
9 36 (11.50%) MSTest
9 36 (11.50%) WiX
10 28 (8.95%) NuGet
11 27 (8.63%) SpecFlow
12 23 (7.35%) Psake
13 22 (7.03%) Selenium
14 21 (6.71%) Rhino Mocks
15 19 (6.07%) Log4Net
16 18 (5.75%) Moq
17 16 (5.11%) Octopus Deploy
18 15 (4.79%) Ranorex
18 15 (4.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (15.02%) Finance
2 27 (8.63%) Games
3 24 (7.67%) Retail
4 19 (6.07%) Banking
5 5 (1.60%) Advertising
5 5 (1.60%) Marketing
6 4 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.28%) Publishing
6 4 (1.28%) Legal
6 4 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.96%) Law
8 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.64%) Front Office
8 2 (0.64%) Back Office
8 2 (0.64%) Electronics
8 2 (0.64%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (46.33%) Developer
2 71 (22.68%) .NET Developer
3 47 (15.02%) Senior Developer
4 41 (13.10%) C# Developer
5 32 (10.22%) Software Engineer
6 28 (8.95%) Architect
7 27 (8.63%) Senior .NET Developer
8 22 (7.03%) Release Engineer
8 22 (7.03%) SharePoint Developer
8 22 (7.03%) Software Developer
9 21 (6.71%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (6.07%) Solutions Architect
11 18 (5.75%) Build Engineer
12 15 (4.79%) Automation Engineer
13 14 (4.47%) Build and Release Engineer
13 14 (4.47%) Build Manager
14 11 (3.51%) C# Software Developer
14 11 (3.51%) Web Developer
14 11 (3.51%) Lead Developer
14 11 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (82.11%) .NET
2 169 (53.99%) ASP.NET
3 132 (42.17%) HTML
4 128 (40.89%) WCF
5 127 (40.58%) CSS
6 123 (39.30%) .NET Framework
7 83 (26.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 82 (26.20%) jQuery
9 57 (18.21%) WPF
10 54 (17.25%) XML
10 54 (17.25%) MSMQ
11 42 (13.42%) LINQ
12 41 (13.10%) Ajax
12 41 (13.10%) HTML5
13 36 (11.50%) SOAP
14 32 (10.22%) CSS3
15 31 (9.90%) AngularJS
16 28 (8.95%) XSD
17 27 (8.63%) Web Services
18 26 (8.31%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.10%) Inversion of Control
2 37 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.07%) Management Information System
4 18 (5.75%) Blog
5 11 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.56%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.60%) IPTV
7 5 (1.60%) User Experience
8 4 (1.28%) Replication
9 3 (0.96%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.96%) NHS
9 3 (0.96%) Social Media
10 2 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.64%) MPEG
10 2 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.64%) DTV
10 2 (0.64%) Open Source
10 2 (0.64%) Statistics
10 2 (0.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 112 (35.78%) Windows
2 16 (5.11%) Windows 7
2 16 (5.11%) Windows 8
3 15 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (4.47%) Linux
5 12 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.56%) Windows Phone
7 8 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.56%) Android
8 3 (0.96%) UNIX
9 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (63.90%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (39.62%) Continuous Integration
3 116 (37.06%) TDD
4 87 (27.80%) Scrum
4 87 (27.80%) MVC
4 87 (27.80%) OO
5 73 (23.32%) BDD
6 72 (23.00%) Unit Testing
7 60 (19.17%) Software Engineering
8 56 (17.89%) DevOps
9 49 (15.65%) Configuration Management
10 46 (14.70%) Mentoring
11 43 (13.74%) OOD
11 43 (13.74%) Release Management
12 41 (13.10%) E-Commerce
13 31 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 31 (9.90%) Dependency Injection
13 31 (9.90%) Line Management
14 30 (9.58%) Web Development
14 30 (9.58%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 244 (77.96%) C#
2 189 (60.38%) SQL
3 169 (53.99%) PowerShell
4 130 (41.53%) JavaScript
5 72 (23.00%) T-SQL
6 38 (12.14%) VB
7 33 (10.54%) XAML
8 28 (8.95%) Java
9 24 (7.67%) VB.NET
10 19 (6.07%) C++
11 13 (4.15%) VB6
12 12 (3.83%) VBA
12 12 (3.83%) MATLAB
13 8 (2.56%) Python
14 5 (1.60%) Ruby
14 5 (1.60%) Perl
14 5 (1.60%) PowerHouse
15 4 (1.28%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.28%) VBScript
16 3 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 80 (25.56%) Degree
2 16 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.92%) MCP
4 5 (1.60%) MCSE
5 2 (0.64%) 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 43 (13.74%) QA
2 6 (1.92%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 27 (8.63%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.11%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.28%) VirtualBox
3 4 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (6.71%) Puppet
1 21 (6.71%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (5.11%) SCVMM
3 7 (2.24%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 133 (42.49%) Microsoft
2 45 (14.38%) Oracle
3 33 (10.54%) Sitecore
4 10 (3.19%) TIBCO
5 8 (2.56%) TOWER Software
6 7 (2.24%) Intel
6 7 (2.24%) Telerik
7 5 (1.60%) IBM
8 4 (1.28%) VMware
8 4 (1.28%) Facebook
8 4 (1.28%) New Relic
9 3 (0.96%) Reuters
10 2 (0.64%) SAP
10 2 (0.64%) Red Gate
11 1 (0.32%) AccuRev
11 1 (0.32%) Perforce
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £750000000 - £850000000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: BONUS
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40K plus fantastic benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Questor Resourcing
Salary: c £25-35k, dependent on relevant experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 25 days ago