The table below looks at the statistics for MSF skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSF over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF)
UK
Rank 843 914 930
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +16
Permanent jobs citing MSF 8 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.004% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% 0.005% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 7
Median salary £70,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+64.70% -22.72%
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -27.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74290 86752 90655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.11% 87.71% 86.06%
Number of salaries quoted 61217 72076 74747
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

MSF
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing MSF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

MSF Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MSF
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSF within the UK.

MSF Salary Trend in the UK

MSF
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSF over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 within the UK.

MSF Salary Histogram in the UK

MSF
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSF within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +82 8 £70,000 +64.70% 1
North East +4 5 £70,000 +64.70%
West Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -

MSF
Top 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing MSF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MSF.

1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 8 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 8 (100.00%) SDLC
1 8 (100.00%) Marketing

MSF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Marketing
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Development Manager
1 5 (62.50%) Software Development Manager
1 5 (62.50%) Software Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Development Team Leader
2 3 (37.50%) Software Development Team Leader
2 3 (37.50%) Software Team Leader
2 3 (37.50%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) SDLC
1 8 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 8 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft