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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 799 752 641
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -111
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 105 157 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.55% 0.85% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 71 123 206
Average salary £57,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £62,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%

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
19015 18416 16079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.43% 16.15% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16207 15243 13698
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

MSBuild Salary Histogram in the UK

MSBuild
Top 28 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 4 September 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 -50 97 £57,500 +15.00% 6
London -19 80 £60,000 +14.28% 3
City of London +28 10 £56,750 -4.62% 1
South East -7 6 £52,500 +5.00% 3
South West -12 5 - -
Plymouth - 5 - -
Devon - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire +17 4 £29,750 -25.62%
Cambridge +15 4 £29,750 -25.62%
East of England -9 4 £29,750 -45.90%
Surrey -11 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Egham - 4 £52,500 -
Scotland - 4 £27,500 - 1
Harrow +14 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 £27,500 -
East Midlands -13 2 £40,500 +15.71%
Nottingham -14 2 £40,500 +15.71%
Nottinghamshire -24 2 £40,500 +15.71%
Kent - 2 £40,000 - 3
Cardiff - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £47,500 -
Wimbledon - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £35,000 -
Morden - 1 £72,500 -
Canterbury - 1 - - 3
Renfrew - 1 £35,000 -

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 209 (88.56%) .NET
2 181 (76.69%) C#
3 171 (72.46%) SQL
4 146 (61.86%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (61.02%) SQL Server
6 137 (58.05%) JavaScript
7 133 (56.36%) Microsoft
8 130 (55.08%) Visual Studio
8 130 (55.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 124 (52.54%) CSS
10 122 (51.69%) HTML
11 110 (46.61%) ASP.NET
12 109 (46.19%) WCF
13 102 (43.22%) Continuous Integration
14 101 (42.80%) .NET Framework
15 98 (41.53%) TDD
16 97 (41.10%) NUnit
17 96 (40.68%) Windows
18 94 (39.83%) T-SQL
19 93 (39.41%) MVC
20 90 (38.14%) PowerShell
21 84 (35.59%) MS Excel
22 82 (34.75%) IIS
23 74 (31.36%) Entity Framework
24 72 (30.51%) jQuery
25 68 (28.81%) OO
26 66 (27.97%) SQL Server 2008
27 62 (26.27%) LINQ
28 61 (25.85%) TeamCity
29 60 (25.42%) Subversion

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 82 (34.75%) IIS
2 51 (21.61%) SharePoint
3 44 (18.64%) BizTalk Server
4 37 (15.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 28 (11.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 16 (6.78%) Confluence
7 7 (2.97%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.12%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.27%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.42%) Apache
12 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 84 (35.59%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.78%) MS Office
2 16 (6.78%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 52 (22.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.42%) Summit
2 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (19.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.42%) Yammer
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.78%) Firewall
2 8 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.39%) DNS
3 6 (2.54%) Network Security
3 6 (2.54%) SMTP
4 4 (1.69%) SSL
5 2 (0.85%) Internet
6 1 (0.42%) CTI
6 1 (0.42%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (61.02%) SQL Server
2 66 (27.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (18.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (12.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (7.63%) MongoDB
6 15 (6.36%) Relational Database
7 11 (4.66%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (3.81%) Big Data
10 8 (3.39%) MySQL
10 8 (3.39%) NoSQL
11 7 (2.97%) Redis
11 7 (2.97%) Hadoop
12 6 (2.54%) Event Store
13 5 (2.12%) SSDT
14 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (1.69%) RDBMS
15 3 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
15 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 130 (55.08%) Visual Studio
1 130 (55.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 97 (41.10%) NUnit
3 61 (25.85%) TeamCity
4 60 (25.42%) Subversion
5 52 (22.03%) Git (software)
6 42 (17.80%) CruiseControl
7 38 (16.10%) Jenkins
8 24 (10.17%) MSTest
9 21 (8.90%) JIRA
10 18 (7.63%) SpecFlow
11 17 (7.20%) Selenium
12 15 (6.36%) Rhino Mocks
13 13 (5.51%) Psake
14 10 (4.24%) Moq
14 10 (4.24%) Maven
15 9 (3.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (3.81%) Log4Net
16 7 (2.97%) Cucumber
16 7 (2.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 35 (14.83%) Finance
2 25 (10.59%) Retail
3 18 (7.63%) Banking
4 13 (5.51%) Games
5 8 (3.39%) Back Office
6 6 (2.54%) Advertising
6 6 (2.54%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.69%) Marketing
9 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.85%) Front Office
10 1 (0.42%) Electronics
10 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.42%) Legal
10 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 129 (54.66%) Developer
2 74 (31.36%) .NET Developer
3 46 (19.49%) C# Developer
4 38 (16.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (13.14%) Software Engineer
6 27 (11.44%) Senior Developer
7 17 (7.20%) Senior Software Engineer
7 17 (7.20%) Senior .NET Developer
8 16 (6.78%) Analyst
9 15 (6.36%) Web Developer
9 15 (6.36%) Software Developer
10 12 (5.08%) Release Engineer
10 12 (5.08%) Build Engineer
11 10 (4.24%) CRM Developer
12 7 (2.97%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (2.97%) Consultant
12 7 (2.97%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (2.54%) Architect
13 6 (2.54%) Programmer
13 6 (2.54%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (88.56%) .NET
2 124 (52.54%) CSS
3 122 (51.69%) HTML
4 110 (46.61%) ASP.NET
5 109 (46.19%) WCF
6 101 (42.80%) .NET Framework
7 74 (31.36%) Entity Framework
8 72 (30.51%) jQuery
9 62 (26.27%) LINQ
10 56 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 50 (21.19%) MSMQ
12 40 (16.95%) Web Services
13 36 (15.25%) Ajax
14 34 (14.41%) HTML5
15 33 (13.98%) SOAP
16 32 (13.56%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
17 31 (13.14%) XML
18 29 (12.29%) ADO.NET
19 28 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API
20 25 (10.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (16.10%) Inversion of Control
3 11 (4.66%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.66%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.39%) Mathematics
5 7 (2.97%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.54%) CMDB
7 5 (2.12%) Wiki
8 3 (1.27%) Replication
8 3 (1.27%) User Experience
9 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.85%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.85%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.85%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.42%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.42%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 96 (40.68%) Windows
2 13 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (5.08%) Linux
4 10 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.12%) Windows Phone 8
5 5 (2.12%) Windows Phone
5 5 (2.12%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.12%) Windows XP
5 5 (2.12%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.12%) Windows Phone 7
5 5 (2.12%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.69%) UNIX
7 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (61.86%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (43.22%) Continuous Integration
3 98 (41.53%) TDD
4 93 (39.41%) MVC
5 68 (28.81%) OO
6 56 (23.73%) CRM
7 48 (20.34%) Dependency Injection
8 46 (19.49%) BDD
9 44 (18.64%) Scrum
10 40 (16.95%) Software Engineering
11 38 (16.10%) OOA/OOD
12 37 (15.68%) Configuration Management
13 35 (14.83%) Unit Testing
14 29 (12.29%) Release Management
15 26 (11.02%) AOP
16 24 (10.17%) Automated Testing
16 24 (10.17%) MVVM
16 24 (10.17%) SDLC
17 23 (9.75%) Test Automation
17 23 (9.75%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 181 (76.69%) C#
2 171 (72.46%) SQL
3 137 (58.05%) JavaScript
4 94 (39.83%) T-SQL
5 90 (38.14%) PowerShell
6 25 (10.59%) VB
7 23 (9.75%) F#
8 15 (6.36%) Java
9 12 (5.08%) PL/SQL
10 10 (4.24%) VBA
11 8 (3.39%) Perl
11 8 (3.39%) PHP
11 8 (3.39%) VBScript
12 6 (2.54%) VB6
13 5 (2.12%) XQuery
13 5 (2.12%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.12%) MATLAB
13 5 (2.12%) XAML
14 3 (1.27%) Delphi
14 3 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (21.19%) Degree
2 15 (6.36%) SC Cleared
2 15 (6.36%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.93%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.69%) MCSD
5 4 (1.69%) MCPD
6 3 (1.27%) MCAD
6 3 (1.27%) MCTS
6 3 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.56%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) EMIR
2 3 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (8.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (4.66%) Puppet
2 9 (3.81%) Nagios
3 6 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.85%) logstash
4 2 (0.85%) Kibana
4 2 (0.85%) Cacti
4 2 (0.85%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 133 (56.36%) Microsoft
2 31 (13.14%) Oracle
3 17 (7.20%) TIBCO
4 15 (6.36%) IBM
5 10 (4.24%) Perforce
6 7 (2.97%) Informatica
7 5 (2.12%) F5
8 3 (1.27%) Serena
8 3 (1.27%) Twitter
9 2 (0.85%) Telerik
9 2 (0.85%) Splunk
9 2 (0.85%) Tableau
10 1 (0.42%) GigaSpaces
10 1 (0.42%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.42%) New Relic
10 1 (0.42%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.42%) VMware
10 1 (0.42%) SAP
10 1 (0.42%) Citrix
10 1 (0.42%) CA
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