Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MSBuild skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MSBuild over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSBuild
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 823 917 1076
Rank change year-on-year +94 +159 -84
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 355 273 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.15% 0.094%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 0.81% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 331 238 146
England median annual salary £62,500 £48,750 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.21% -12.95% +12.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £33,750 £36,875
90th Percentile £85,000 £102,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £47,500 £56,000
% change year-on-year +31.58% -15.18% +12.00%

MSBuild is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 34433 33549 35861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.35% 18.69% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 28329 29279 30576
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

MSBuild
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MSBuild as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MSBuild in England

MSBuild
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSBuild in England.

Salary trend for MSBuild in England

MSBuild
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSBuild in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MSBuild in England

MSBuild
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +47 241 £72,500 +26.09% 12
South East +62 57 £57,500 +27.78% 4
South West +28 27 £52,500 +16.67% 1
East of England +28 20 £47,500 -14.87%
Midlands +17 9 £50,000 +42.86%
West Midlands -1 6 £52,500 +23.53%
East Midlands +30 3 £30,000 -14.29%
North of England -11 1 - -
North West -24 1 - -
MSBuild
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing MSBuild also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 331 (93.24%) .NET
2 290 (81.69%) DevOps
3 288 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
4 266 (74.93%) Continuous Integration
5 247 (69.58%) C#
6 236 (66.48%) TeamCity
7 224 (63.10%) Configuration Management
8 222 (62.54%) Finance
9 217 (61.13%) PowerShell
10 201 (56.62%) Octopus Deploy
11 190 (53.52%) Scrum
12 182 (51.27%) Banking
13 177 (49.86%) ASP.NET
14 175 (49.30%) Team Foundation Server
15 157 (44.23%) Software Engineering
16 147 (41.41%) SOLID
17 146 (41.13%) ASP.NET Web API
18 141 (39.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 128 (36.06%) Microservices
20 127 (35.77%) Puppet
21 122 (34.37%) Open Source
21 122 (34.37%) SQL Server
22 120 (33.80%) Ansible
23 118 (33.24%) Opscode Chef
24 116 (32.68%) Online Banking
25 109 (30.70%) TDD
26 104 (29.30%) Domain-Driven Design
26 104 (29.30%) Greenfield Project
27 103 (29.01%) HATEOAS
27 103 (29.01%) CQRS

MSBuild
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 80 (22.54%) IIS
2 29 (8.17%) WebSphere
3 25 (7.04%) Apache
3 25 (7.04%) Tomcat
4 21 (5.92%) Confluence
5 6 (1.69%) CMS
6 4 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.13%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.28%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 27 (7.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 89 (25.07%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (21.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (7.61%) SaaS
4 25 (7.04%) PaaS
5 22 (6.20%) IaaS
6 4 (1.13%) GitHub
7 3 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.85%) npm
8 2 (0.56%) Office 365
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.28%) Slack
9 1 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.07%) SSL
2 15 (4.23%) HTTP
3 6 (1.69%) DNS
4 2 (0.56%) Firewall
4 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.28%) DHCP
5 1 (0.28%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (34.37%) SQL Server
2 41 (11.55%) MongoDB
3 30 (8.45%) NoSQL
4 29 (8.17%) Relational Database
5 28 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (4.79%) CouchDB
7 15 (4.23%) RDBMS
8 12 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (3.10%) RavenDB
9 11 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (3.10%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.56%) Redis
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 236 (66.48%) TeamCity
2 201 (56.62%) Octopus Deploy
3 175 (49.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 141 (39.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 102 (28.73%) Hudson
6 98 (27.61%) Jenkins
7 60 (16.90%) Git (software)
8 41 (11.55%) NUnit
9 30 (8.45%) JIRA
10 25 (7.04%) Subversion
11 22 (6.20%) Maven
11 22 (6.20%) Moq
11 22 (6.20%) Visual Studio
12 18 (5.07%) Mercurial
13 14 (3.94%) NuGet
13 14 (3.94%) Sonatype Nexus
14 11 (3.10%) Selenium
15 10 (2.82%) Travis CI
16 8 (2.25%) CMake
17 7 (1.97%) MSTest
General
1 222 (62.54%) Finance
2 182 (51.27%) Banking
3 12 (3.38%) Marketing
4 10 (2.82%) Electronics
4 10 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.82%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.13%) Games
6 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.28%) Legal
6 1 (0.28%) Publishing
6 1 (0.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 200 (56.34%) Developer
2 169 (47.61%) .NET Developer
3 148 (41.69%) C# Developer
4 144 (40.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 97 (27.32%) ASP.NET Developer
6 94 (26.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 56 (15.77%) Agile .NET Developer
7 56 (15.77%) Agile C# Developer
7 56 (15.77%) Agile Developer
8 49 (13.80%) DevOps Engineer
9 48 (13.52%) Senior Developer
10 35 (9.86%) Senior .NET Developer
11 33 (9.30%) Software Developer
12 32 (9.01%) Senior C# Developer
13 30 (8.45%) .NET Software Developer
13 30 (8.45%) C# Software Developer
13 30 (8.45%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 29 (8.17%) Applications Engineer
15 26 (7.32%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 26 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (93.24%) .NET
2 177 (49.86%) ASP.NET
3 146 (41.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 103 (29.01%) HATEOAS
5 97 (27.32%) RESTful
6 52 (14.65%) CSS
6 52 (14.65%) HTML
7 50 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 47 (13.24%) AngularJS
9 45 (12.68%) JSON
10 43 (12.11%) REST
11 38 (10.70%) WCF
12 37 (10.42%) RabbitMQ
13 35 (9.86%) HTML5
14 34 (9.58%) MSMQ
14 34 (9.58%) Web Services
15 32 (9.01%) jQuery
16 29 (8.17%) WebSphere MQ
17 20 (5.63%) Ajax
18 18 (5.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 116 (32.68%) Online Banking
2 104 (29.30%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (9.01%) Data Centre
4 22 (6.20%) Clustering
4 22 (6.20%) User Experience
5 20 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.54%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.97%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.69%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.41%) Learning Management System
9 5 (1.41%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.85%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.56%) CMDB
11 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.56%) Replication
12 1 (0.28%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.28%) Online Games
12 1 (0.28%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 98 (27.61%) Windows
2 75 (21.13%) Windows Server
3 26 (7.32%) Linux
4 10 (2.82%) Android
5 6 (1.69%) Debian
6 5 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.13%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (81.69%) DevOps
2 288 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
3 266 (74.93%) Continuous Integration
4 224 (63.10%) Configuration Management
5 190 (53.52%) Scrum
6 157 (44.23%) Software Engineering
7 147 (41.41%) SOLID
8 128 (36.06%) Microservices
9 122 (34.37%) Open Source
10 109 (30.70%) TDD
11 104 (29.30%) Domain-Driven Design
12 103 (29.01%) CQRS
13 96 (27.04%) Mentoring
14 73 (20.56%) BDD
15 69 (19.44%) Continuous Delivery
16 66 (18.59%) MVC
17 58 (16.34%) Release Management
17 58 (16.34%) Task Automation
18 43 (12.11%) OO
19 34 (9.58%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 247 (69.58%) C#
2 217 (61.13%) PowerShell
3 102 (28.73%) SQL
4 48 (13.52%) VB.NET
5 42 (11.83%) JavaScript
6 40 (11.27%) Java
7 25 (7.04%) C++
8 19 (5.35%) PHP
9 12 (3.38%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.54%) Python
11 8 (2.25%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.85%) R
13 2 (0.56%) C
13 2 (0.56%) Delphi
13 2 (0.56%) F#
13 2 (0.56%) VB
14 1 (0.28%) ES6
14 1 (0.28%) Go
14 1 (0.28%) Ruby
14 1 (0.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (4.51%) Degree
2 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.85%) MCSA
3 3 (0.85%) MCSD
4 1 (0.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (12.39%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.25%) Docker
2 3 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 127 (35.77%) Puppet
2 120 (33.80%) Ansible
3 118 (33.24%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (13.52%) Nagios
5 18 (5.07%) Icinga
6 11 (3.10%) Terraform
7 10 (2.82%) CFEngine
8 4 (1.13%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.56%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.28%) Mesos
10 1 (0.28%) Salt
10 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (25.35%) Microsoft
2 38 (10.70%) RedGate
3 19 (5.35%) Oracle
4 18 (5.07%) Atlassian
5 14 (3.94%) New Relic
6 10 (2.82%) SAP
7 9 (2.54%) VMware
8 6 (1.69%) Cognizant
9 5 (1.41%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (1.13%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.13%) Google
10 4 (1.13%) Splunk
11 3 (0.85%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.85%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.85%) Sony
11 3 (0.85%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.56%) CA
13 1 (0.28%) Apple
13 1 (0.28%) Capita
13 1 (0.28%) Thunderhead