The table below looks at the statistics for MSF skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSF over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF)
Rank 874 916 852
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -64
Permanent jobs citing MSF 18 13 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.011% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.013% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 25
Average salary £55,000 £72,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.13% +31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £57,500 £58,750
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -2.12%

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
92903 96809 88106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.75% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 76050 77958 72052
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

MSF
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSF within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

MSF Salary Histogram in the UK

MSF
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSF within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 +23 17 £55,000 -24.13% 2
London +34 12 £55,000 -26.66%
North Yorkshire - 5 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £55,000 -
City of London +28 4 £80,000 -

MSF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing MSF 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 MSF.

1 36 (97.30%) Microsoft
2 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (78.38%) SharePoint
3 29 (78.38%) Windows
4 28 (75.68%) ASP.NET
4 28 (75.68%) .NET
4 28 (75.68%) .NET Framework
4 28 (75.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (72.97%) MVC
6 26 (70.27%) NUnit
6 26 (70.27%) Unified Process
6 26 (70.27%) CruiseControl
6 26 (70.27%) SQL Server
6 26 (70.27%) IIS
6 26 (70.27%) C#
6 26 (70.27%) HTML
6 26 (70.27%) JavaScript
6 26 (70.27%) CSS
6 26 (70.27%) Visual Studio
6 26 (70.27%) OOA/OOD
6 26 (70.27%) OO
6 26 (70.27%) RUP
6 26 (70.27%) BizTalk Server
6 26 (70.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (70.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (70.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 26 (70.27%) WCF
6 26 (70.27%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (70.27%) MSBuild
7 25 (67.57%) SharePoint 2013

MSF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing MSF 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 MSF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (78.38%) SharePoint
2 26 (70.27%) BizTalk Server
2 26 (70.27%) SharePoint 2010
2 26 (70.27%) IIS
3 25 (67.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (8.11%) Lync
5 2 (5.41%) CMS
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 25 (67.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.62%) MS Office
3 3 (8.11%) MS Project
4 1 (2.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 25 (67.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (75.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) PBX
1 1 (2.70%) 3GPP
1 1 (2.70%) VoIP
1 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (2.70%) Wireless
1 1 (2.70%) NGN
1 1 (2.70%) LLU
1 1 (2.70%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (70.27%) SQL Server
1 26 (70.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 22 (59.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (70.27%) Visual Studio
1 26 (70.27%) NUnit
1 26 (70.27%) CruiseControl
1 26 (70.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 26 (70.27%) MSBuild
2 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (59.46%) Retail
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Developer
2 21 (56.76%) .NET Developer
3 14 (37.84%) C# Developer
3 14 (37.84%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Development Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Software Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Software Development Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (5.41%) CRM Developer
6 2 (5.41%) CRM Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Development Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (75.68%) ASP.NET
1 28 (75.68%) .NET
1 28 (75.68%) .NET Framework
2 26 (70.27%) CSS
2 26 (70.27%) WCF
2 26 (70.27%) HTML
3 25 (67.57%) Entity Framework
3 25 (67.57%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 22 (59.46%) ADO.NET
5 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.70%) WPF
6 1 (2.70%) WF
6 1 (2.70%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.70%) Ajax
6 1 (2.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) IPTV
1 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
1 1 (2.70%) Video on Demand
1 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (72.97%) MVC
3 26 (70.27%) OOA/OOD
3 26 (70.27%) OO
3 26 (70.27%) RUP
3 26 (70.27%) Unified Process
3 26 (70.27%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (67.57%) CRM
5 7 (18.92%) SOA
5 7 (18.92%) UML
5 7 (18.92%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.51%) Software Delivery
7 4 (10.81%) SDLC
7 4 (10.81%) People Management
7 4 (10.81%) Time Management
8 3 (8.11%) Content Management
8 3 (8.11%) Project Management
9 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) C#
1 26 (70.27%) JavaScript
2 22 (59.46%) SQL
2 22 (59.46%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
1 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
2 16 (43.24%) DV Cleared
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (13.51%) MCTS
4 5 (13.51%) MCPD
4 5 (13.51%) Degree
4 5 (13.51%) MCAD
4 5 (13.51%) MCSD
Vendors
1 36 (97.30%) Microsoft
Maidenhead, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago