The table below looks at the statistics for MSBuild skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSBuild over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSBuild
Rank - 209 180
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 0 5 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.093% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.69% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 28
Average salary - £35,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.07%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
MSBuild
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
847 721 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.74% 13.40% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 748 622 622
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

MSBuild
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSBuild across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSBuild Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MSBuild
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSBuild across the West Midlands region.

MSBuild Salary Trend in the West Midlands

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) MCAD
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) MCPD
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework

MSBuild
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 1 (100.00%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCAD
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCPD
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft