The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 766 626 726
Rank change year-on-year
-140 +100
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 151 260 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.78% 1.57% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 116 222 171
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19458 16579 18370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.04% 14.93% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16031 14110 16206
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -137 145 £55,000 - 24
London -146 87 £57,500 +4.54% 14
City of London -75 28 £55,000 - 4
East of England +11 26 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Cambridge - 14 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 14 £45,000 - 1
North West +5 10 £37,500 -16.66%
South East -12 10 £53,750 +34.37%
Bedfordshire -3 9 £40,000 -27.27% 1
South West -6 9 £34,000 +28.30% 7
Bristol 0 7 £34,000 +28.30% 5
Bedford - 7 £37,500 -
Liverpool - 7 £37,500 -
Merseyside - 7 £37,500 -
Scotland -8 6 £52,500 +75.00%
Edinburgh -16 5 - -
Kent - 5 £57,500 -
West Sussex +8 3 £45,000 -
Essex - 3 £55,000 -
Gatwick - 3 £45,000 -
Chatham - 3 £57,500 -
Manchester +2 2 £28,750 -36.11%
East Midlands -22 2 £47,500 +25.82%
Yorkshire -49 2 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Luton - 2 £52,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £29,000 - 2
Cheltenham - 2 £29,000 - 1
Harrow - 2 - -
Derby -13 1 £45,000 +47.54%
Derbyshire -16 1 £45,000 +47.54%

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 263 (88.55%) .NET
2 252 (84.85%) C#
3 188 (63.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 182 (61.28%) SQL Server
5 178 (59.93%) SQL
6 159 (53.54%) .NET Framework
7 154 (51.85%) ASP.NET
8 146 (49.16%) Microsoft
9 144 (48.48%) Visual Studio
10 134 (45.12%) WCF
11 128 (43.10%) Continuous Integration
12 121 (40.74%) TDD
13 118 (39.73%) PowerShell
14 116 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
15 111 (37.37%) Windows
16 110 (37.04%) JavaScript
17 109 (36.70%) HTML
18 99 (33.33%) Finance
19 95 (31.99%) SQL Server 2008
20 89 (29.97%) Scrum
20 89 (29.97%) CSS
21 83 (27.95%) IIS
22 81 (27.27%) MVC
23 78 (26.26%) WPF
24 76 (25.59%) Unit Testing
24 76 (25.59%) jQuery
25 70 (23.57%) Banking
25 70 (23.57%) SharePoint
25 70 (23.57%) TeamCity
25 70 (23.57%) ASP.NET MVC

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 83 (27.95%) IIS
2 70 (23.57%) SharePoint
3 30 (10.10%) SharePoint 2010
4 26 (8.75%) SharePoint Server
5 15 (5.05%) WebSphere
6 9 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (2.02%) CMS
9 5 (1.68%) SharePoint Foundation
9 5 (1.68%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.01%) Apache
11 2 (0.67%) WordPress
11 2 (0.67%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.67%) Confluence
12 1 (0.34%) TWiki
12 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 61 (20.54%) MS Excel
2 24 (8.08%) MS Office
3 2 (0.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (2.36%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.03%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Route 53
3 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.08%) Internet
2 14 (4.71%) SMPP
2 14 (4.71%) SMS
2 14 (4.71%) NFC
3 12 (4.04%) HTTP
3 12 (4.04%) SMTP
4 4 (1.35%) Firewall
5 3 (1.01%) DNS
6 2 (0.67%) DHCP
6 2 (0.67%) Network Security
7 1 (0.34%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.34%) IMAP
7 1 (0.34%) VLAN
7 1 (0.34%) FTP
7 1 (0.34%) LDAP
7 1 (0.34%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (61.28%) SQL Server
2 95 (31.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (10.10%) Relational Database
4 19 (6.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (6.06%) NoSQL
6 17 (5.72%) SQL Server 2000
7 16 (5.39%) MongoDB
8 14 (4.71%) CouchDB
8 14 (4.71%) RavenDB
9 9 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (2.36%) QlikView
11 4 (1.35%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.01%) SSDT
12 3 (1.01%) MySQL
13 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 188 (63.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 144 (48.48%) Visual Studio
3 70 (23.57%) TeamCity
4 65 (21.89%) Subversion
5 63 (21.21%) NUnit
6 49 (16.50%) Jenkins
7 43 (14.48%) Git (software)
8 39 (13.13%) CruiseControl
9 33 (11.11%) Moq
10 27 (9.09%) MSTest
11 20 (6.73%) JIRA
11 20 (6.73%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 19 (6.40%) NuGet
13 18 (6.06%) Rhino Mocks
14 17 (5.72%) WiX
15 14 (4.71%) Selenium
15 14 (4.71%) Rational DOORS
16 11 (3.70%) Ant
17 10 (3.37%) InstallShield
18 9 (3.03%) Hudson
General
1 99 (33.33%) Finance
2 70 (23.57%) Banking
3 15 (5.05%) Investment Banking
3 15 (5.05%) Retail
3 15 (5.05%) Front Office
4 9 (3.03%) Legal
5 8 (2.69%) Marketing
6 6 (2.02%) Games
6 6 (2.02%) Law
7 5 (1.68%) Back Office
8 4 (1.35%) Advertising
9 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.67%) Electronics
10 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 149 (50.17%) Developer
2 71 (23.91%) .NET Developer
3 44 (14.81%) Senior Developer
4 42 (14.14%) C# Developer
5 32 (10.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (9.76%) Deployment Engineer
7 27 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
7 27 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
8 24 (8.08%) Software Engineer
9 23 (7.74%) SharePoint Developer
10 20 (6.73%) Release Engineer
11 19 (6.40%) Build Engineer
12 16 (5.39%) Architect
13 14 (4.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (4.71%) Build and Release Engineer
14 13 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
15 12 (4.04%) Analyst
15 12 (4.04%) Web Developer
16 11 (3.70%) Release Manager
16 11 (3.70%) Build Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (88.55%) .NET
2 159 (53.54%) .NET Framework
3 154 (51.85%) ASP.NET
4 134 (45.12%) WCF
5 109 (36.70%) HTML
6 89 (29.97%) CSS
7 78 (26.26%) WPF
8 76 (25.59%) jQuery
9 70 (23.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 58 (19.53%) XML
10 58 (19.53%) SOAP
11 56 (18.86%) LINQ
12 52 (17.51%) REST
13 49 (16.50%) NHibernate
13 49 (16.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 46 (15.49%) Web Services
15 44 (14.81%) Unity DI Container
16 42 (14.14%) HTML5
17 32 (10.77%) Castle Windsor
18 31 (10.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.47%) Inversion of Control
2 18 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (4.38%) Blackberry
4 10 (3.37%) Blog
4 10 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.36%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.02%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.68%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.01%) CMDB
8 3 (1.01%) IPTV
8 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.67%) DTV
9 2 (0.67%) Open Source
10 1 (0.34%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.34%) Clustering
10 1 (0.34%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.34%) Life Science
10 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 111 (37.37%) Windows
2 38 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 38 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (5.05%) Windows XP
4 14 (4.71%) Android
4 14 (4.71%) Apple iOS
5 13 (4.38%) Windows Phone
6 10 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.69%) Linux
8 7 (2.36%) UNIX
9 2 (0.67%) VMS
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (43.10%) Continuous Integration
2 121 (40.74%) TDD
3 116 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (29.97%) Scrum
5 81 (27.27%) MVC
6 76 (25.59%) Unit Testing
7 62 (20.88%) Software Engineering
8 61 (20.54%) BDD
9 60 (20.20%) OO
10 44 (14.81%) Build Automation
11 43 (14.48%) Configuration Management
12 39 (13.13%) Release Management
13 31 (10.44%) OOD
14 29 (9.76%) Multithreading
14 29 (9.76%) MVVM
15 25 (8.42%) Dependency Injection
15 25 (8.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 24 (8.08%) SOA
16 24 (8.08%) CRM
17 23 (7.74%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 252 (84.85%) C#
2 178 (59.93%) SQL
3 118 (39.73%) PowerShell
4 110 (37.04%) JavaScript
5 52 (17.51%) T-SQL
6 36 (12.12%) VB
7 32 (10.77%) XAML
8 29 (9.76%) Java
9 26 (8.75%) C++
9 26 (8.75%) Perl
10 25 (8.42%) VBScript
11 14 (4.71%) C++/CLI
12 12 (4.04%) VB.NET
13 10 (3.37%) PL/SQL
14 9 (3.03%) Ruby
15 8 (2.69%) XPath
16 7 (2.36%) VBA
16 7 (2.36%) MATLAB
17 6 (2.02%) Python
18 5 (1.68%) VB6
Qualifications
1 56 (18.86%) Degree
2 12 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.02%) MCP
4 3 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.01%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.01%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.42%) QA
2 12 (4.04%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 28 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.35%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.34%) Postfix
4 1 (0.34%) OpenSSH
4 1 (0.34%) Samba
4 1 (0.34%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.02%) Puppet
3 6 (2.02%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (1.35%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.67%) Nagios
5 2 (0.67%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 146 (49.16%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.42%) Oracle
3 19 (6.40%) IBM
4 18 (6.06%) Telerik
5 15 (5.05%) Atlassian
6 14 (4.71%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (4.71%) HP
7 12 (4.04%) Sitecore
8 8 (2.69%) TIBCO
8 8 (2.69%) VMware
9 6 (2.02%) Intel
9 6 (2.02%) Sybase
10 5 (1.68%) Reuters
11 3 (1.01%) AccuRev
11 3 (1.01%) Perforce
12 2 (0.67%) CA
12 2 (0.67%) SAP
12 2 (0.67%) TOWER Software
12 2 (0.67%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.67%) New Relic
Bristol, Somerset
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Great Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £58000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Salary: £45000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Chambers and Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £324 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Chippenham, Gloucester, Bath, Swindon,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £30-38,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 24 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
A4E
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Central London / West End
Towers Watson
Salary: From £40,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago