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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank 745 764 610
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -154
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 128 155 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.73% 0.81% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 94 120 251
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -

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
17471 19177 16087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.54% 16.22% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14607 16139 13713
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
(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 +11 111 £52,500 - 9
London +56 95 £52,500 -4.54% 8
City of London +38 19 £52,500 -7.48% 2
South East +12 9 £50,000 -6.97%
Scotland +14 7 - - 1
Glasgow +9 7 - -
Berkshire +9 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Bedfordshire +13 4 £60,000 +50.00%
East of England +1 4 £60,000 +33.33%
Wales - 4 £30,000 -
South Wales - 4 £30,000 -
Cardiff - 3 - -
Hampshire +3 2 £50,000 -13.04%
Aldershot - 2 £50,000 -
Surrey +26 1 £50,000 +100.00%
North West +15 1 £26,500 -26.38% 1
West Sussex +13 1 - -
East Midlands +1 1 £52,500 +31.25%
Nottinghamshire 0 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Nottingham -4 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Reading -7 1 £50,000 -
South West -23 1 - -
Torfaen - 1 £30,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £26,500 -
Camberley - 1 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £26,500 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £42,500 -
Cwmbran - 1 £30,000 -

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 180 (72.58%) .NET
2 172 (69.35%) C#
3 134 (54.03%) JavaScript
4 132 (53.23%) SQL
5 131 (52.82%) Agile Software Development
6 129 (52.02%) Continuous Integration
7 128 (51.61%) SQL Server
8 122 (49.19%) HTML
9 107 (43.15%) CSS
10 102 (41.13%) ASP.NET
11 100 (40.32%) Microsoft
12 99 (39.92%) Visual Studio
13 97 (39.11%) Windows
14 92 (37.10%) WCF
15 89 (35.89%) Team Foundation Server
16 86 (34.68%) PowerShell
17 81 (32.66%) TeamCity
17 81 (32.66%) MVC
18 79 (31.85%) .NET Framework
19 69 (27.82%) TDD
19 69 (27.82%) IIS
19 69 (27.82%) jQuery
20 66 (26.61%) T-SQL
20 66 (26.61%) NUnit
21 58 (23.39%) Entity Framework
22 55 (22.18%) LINQ
23 51 (20.56%) ASP.NET MVC
24 48 (19.35%) SharePoint
25 47 (18.95%) CRM
25 47 (18.95%) Microsoft Azure

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 69 (27.82%) IIS
2 48 (19.35%) SharePoint
3 38 (15.32%) BizTalk Server
4 35 (14.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 23 (9.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (3.23%) Umbraco
6 8 (3.23%) CMS
7 7 (2.82%) Apache
8 4 (1.61%) TWiki
8 4 (1.61%) Confluence
8 4 (1.61%) MediaWiki
9 3 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.21%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.21%) SharePoint Foundation
10 2 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.81%) MQSeries
Applications
1 41 (16.53%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.66%) MS Office
2 19 (7.66%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 44 (17.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (18.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.03%) Firewall
2 6 (2.42%) Network Security
3 5 (2.02%) Internet
4 4 (1.61%) SMTP
4 4 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.61%) DNS
5 1 (0.40%) SSL
5 1 (0.40%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 44 (17.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (15.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (10.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (8.06%) MongoDB
6 11 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (4.44%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.63%) Big Data
7 9 (3.63%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.42%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.02%) MySQL
10 5 (2.02%) Redis
10 5 (2.02%) SSDT
11 4 (1.61%) Event Store
11 4 (1.61%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.21%) Star Schema
12 3 (1.21%) OLAP
12 3 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.21%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 99 (39.92%) Visual Studio
2 89 (35.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 81 (32.66%) TeamCity
4 66 (26.61%) NUnit
5 39 (15.73%) Subversion
6 35 (14.11%) CruiseControl
7 33 (13.31%) Jenkins
8 26 (10.48%) Git (software)
9 20 (8.06%) Selenium
10 18 (7.26%) NuGet
10 18 (7.26%) Ant
11 17 (6.85%) SpecFlow
12 15 (6.05%) MSTest
13 14 (5.65%) GitLab
13 14 (5.65%) Octopus Deploy
14 13 (5.24%) JIRA
14 13 (5.24%) SonarQube
15 12 (4.84%) Rhino Mocks
16 11 (4.44%) Cucumber
17 10 (4.03%) WatiN
General
1 39 (15.73%) Finance
2 23 (9.27%) Banking
2 23 (9.27%) Retail
3 13 (5.24%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.63%) Back Office
5 7 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (2.82%) Advertising
5 7 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.42%) Front Office
6 6 (2.42%) Multimedia
7 5 (2.02%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 122 (49.19%) Developer
2 72 (29.03%) .NET Developer
3 37 (14.92%) Senior Developer
4 35 (14.11%) C# Developer
5 24 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 22 (8.87%) Build Engineer
7 20 (8.06%) Senior .NET Developer
8 19 (7.66%) Software Engineer
9 18 (7.26%) Release Engineer
10 15 (6.05%) ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (6.05%) Web Developer
10 15 (6.05%) CRM Developer
11 13 (5.24%) Consultant
12 12 (4.84%) Analyst
12 12 (4.84%) Software Developer
13 9 (3.63%) Senior Software Engineer
14 8 (3.23%) Release Manager
14 8 (3.23%) .NET Consultant
14 8 (3.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (72.58%) .NET
2 122 (49.19%) HTML
3 107 (43.15%) CSS
4 102 (41.13%) ASP.NET
5 92 (37.10%) WCF
6 79 (31.85%) .NET Framework
7 69 (27.82%) jQuery
8 58 (23.39%) Entity Framework
9 55 (22.18%) LINQ
10 51 (20.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 46 (18.55%) HTML5
12 45 (18.15%) Web Services
13 44 (17.74%) XML
13 44 (17.74%) Ajax
14 32 (12.90%) WPF
15 29 (11.69%) ADO.NET
15 29 (11.69%) AngularJS
16 27 (10.89%) MSMQ
17 26 (10.48%) SOAP
18 25 (10.08%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.69%) Inversion of Control
2 23 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.24%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.44%) Credit Risk
5 9 (3.63%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.42%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (2.42%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.42%) MPEG
7 4 (1.61%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.61%) NHS
8 3 (1.21%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.21%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.81%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.81%) iDTV
10 1 (0.40%) DTV
10 1 (0.40%) CMDB
10 1 (0.40%) Clustering
10 1 (0.40%) Equities
10 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 97 (39.11%) Windows
2 20 (8.06%) Linux
3 13 (5.24%) Windows 8
4 12 (4.84%) Windows Phone
5 11 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.63%) Windows Phone 8
6 9 (3.63%) Windows Phone 7
7 5 (2.02%) UNIX
8 4 (1.61%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.21%) Android
9 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (52.82%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (52.02%) Continuous Integration
3 81 (32.66%) MVC
4 69 (27.82%) TDD
5 47 (18.95%) CRM
6 46 (18.55%) DevOps
6 46 (18.55%) Scrum
7 45 (18.15%) OO
8 36 (14.52%) BDD
9 35 (14.11%) SDLC
10 34 (13.71%) Automated Testing
11 28 (11.29%) OOA/OOD
11 28 (11.29%) Software Engineering
12 27 (10.89%) Configuration Management
12 27 (10.89%) Unit Testing
12 27 (10.89%) Multithreading
13 25 (10.08%) Dependency Injection
14 22 (8.87%) MSF
14 22 (8.87%) Unified Process
14 22 (8.87%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 172 (69.35%) C#
2 134 (54.03%) JavaScript
3 132 (53.23%) SQL
4 86 (34.68%) PowerShell
5 66 (26.61%) T-SQL
6 28 (11.29%) Java
7 16 (6.45%) F#
8 14 (5.65%) Perl
9 12 (4.84%) XAML
9 12 (4.84%) PL/SQL
10 10 (4.03%) Python
11 8 (3.23%) VBScript
11 8 (3.23%) C
12 7 (2.82%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.82%) C++
12 7 (2.82%) XPath
13 6 (2.42%) Ruby
14 5 (2.02%) XQuery
14 5 (2.02%) VB
14 5 (2.02%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (12.90%) Degree
2 24 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 24 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 22 (8.87%) DV Cleared
4 13 (5.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (4.03%) MCPD
5 10 (4.03%) MCSD
6 9 (3.63%) MCAD
6 9 (3.63%) MCTS
7 4 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.27%) QA
2 3 (1.21%) EMIR
2 3 (1.21%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 13 (5.24%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (9.27%) Puppet
2 17 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.23%) Nagios
4 6 (2.42%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.61%) Ansible
5 4 (1.61%) Salt
5 4 (1.61%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.61%) Cacti
5 4 (1.61%) Zenoss
6 2 (0.81%) logstash
6 2 (0.81%) Graphite
Vendors
1 100 (40.32%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.27%) Oracle
3 10 (4.03%) IBM
3 10 (4.03%) Informatica
3 10 (4.03%) TIBCO
4 9 (3.63%) VMware
5 5 (2.02%) Splunk
6 4 (1.61%) SaltStack
7 3 (1.21%) Charles River
7 3 (1.21%) Serena
7 3 (1.21%) Twitter
8 2 (0.81%) Terracotta
8 2 (0.81%) Perforce
8 2 (0.81%) Telerik
8 2 (0.81%) Google
9 1 (0.40%) CA
9 1 (0.40%) SAP
9 1 (0.40%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.40%) New Relic
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