The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MSF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MSF over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 934 935
Rank change year-on-year +82 +1  
Permanent jobs citing MSF 1 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.001% 0.010% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.001% 0.011% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 14
Median salary - £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.07%  
UK excluding London median salary - £50,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - -28.57%  

MSF is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 71972 86978 91838
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 89.30% 88.80% 87.06%
Number of salaries quoted 59614 73025 75034
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

MSF
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing MSF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for MSF in England

MSF
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for MSF in England

MSF
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSF within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
North East - 1 - - 1
MSF
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 across the England region with a requirement for MSF.

1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 9 (100.00%) SDLC
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (88.89%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (88.89%) Software Delivery
2 8 (88.89%) Banking
2 8 (88.89%) Retail
2 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Marketing
2 8 (88.89%) Programme Management
2 8 (88.89%) C
2 8 (88.89%) E-Commerce
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Legal

MSF
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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 8 (88.89%) Banking
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
1 8 (88.89%) Marketing
1 8 (88.89%) Retail
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Development Manager
1 5 (55.56%) Software Development Manager
1 5 (55.56%) Software Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Team Leader
3 3 (33.33%) Development Team Leader
3 3 (33.33%) Software Development Team Leader
3 3 (33.33%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) SDLC
1 9 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 8 (88.89%) E-Commerce
2 8 (88.89%) Programme Management
2 8 (88.89%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
North East
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