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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF)
Rank 929 968 1002
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +34
Permanent jobs citing MSF 11 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.017% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.012% 0.020% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 6
Median salary £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £70,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +75.00%

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
90249 96307 103353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.63% 85.97% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 75115 77827 83349
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 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 2 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 11 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Coventry - 7 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands - 7 £50,000 - 1
London +3 4 - -

MSF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) Oracle
3 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) Scrum
5 7 (46.67%) Financial Institution
5 7 (46.67%) Finance
5 7 (46.67%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (46.67%) Java
5 7 (46.67%) Degree
5 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
6 6 (40.00%) Workflow
6 6 (40.00%) SOA
7 5 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) XML
7 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (26.67%) Office 365
8 4 (26.67%) IaaS
8 4 (26.67%) SaaS
8 4 (26.67%) PaaS
8 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
8 4 (26.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (26.67%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (26.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (26.67%) Presales
8 4 (26.67%) T-SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Summit
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (6.67%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (26.67%) IaaS
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
1 4 (26.67%) PaaS
1 4 (26.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (6.67%) Hudson
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Lombardi
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Rational Rose
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
1 7 (46.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Lead Software Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Cloud Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Process Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Development Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
4 1 (6.67%) jBPM
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
4 1 (6.67%) Velocity
4 1 (6.67%) WinForms
4 1 (6.67%) XSD
4 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (40.00%) SOA
4 6 (40.00%) Workflow
5 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
6 4 (26.67%) Presales
7 2 (13.33%) MVC
7 2 (13.33%) UML
8 1 (6.67%) BPMN
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (6.67%) OO
8 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 1 (6.67%) Project Management
8 1 (6.67%) Refactoring
8 1 (6.67%) RUP
8 1 (6.67%) TDD
8 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
4 4 (26.67%) VBScript
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) XPath
5 1 (6.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 4 (26.67%) MIIS
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £44000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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