Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSBuild
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 206 236
Rank change year-on-year +13 +30 +18
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 35 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.62% 0.078% 0.093%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.90% 0.38% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 6
Scotland median annual salary £29,000 - £27,500
10th Percentile £26,500 - £22,500
90th Percentile £31,500 - £33,125
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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1207 1049 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.40% 20.48% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 673 628 685
Scotland median annual salary £41,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.47% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,750 £59,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

MSBuild
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for MSBuild in Scotland

MSBuild
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for MSBuild in Scotland

MSBuild
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 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
Edinburgh - 35 £29,000 -
MSBuild
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Scotland region with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 30 (85.71%) .NET
1 30 (85.71%) C#
2 29 (82.86%) Bugzilla
2 29 (82.86%) Debian
2 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 29 (82.86%) Linux
2 29 (82.86%) Maven
2 29 (82.86%) Robotics
2 29 (82.86%) CMake
2 29 (82.86%) NuGet
2 29 (82.86%) Artifactory
2 29 (82.86%) Jenkins
2 29 (82.86%) Ranorex
2 29 (82.86%) DevOps
2 29 (82.86%) SonarQube
2 29 (82.86%) Continuous Delivery
2 29 (82.86%) Phabricator
2 29 (82.86%) Innovative Thinking
3 24 (68.57%) SDET
3 24 (68.57%) Selenium
3 24 (68.57%) Unit Testing
3 24 (68.57%) Test Automation
3 24 (68.57%) Python
3 24 (68.57%) C++
3 24 (68.57%) Java
4 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
4 6 (17.14%) WPF
4 6 (17.14%) MVVM
5 5 (14.29%) Docker
5 5 (14.29%) Open Source

MSBuild
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) IMAP
1 5 (14.29%) Kerberos
1 5 (14.29%) LDAP
1 5 (14.29%) SMTP
1 5 (14.29%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 29 (82.86%) Artifactory
1 29 (82.86%) Bugzilla
1 29 (82.86%) CMake
1 29 (82.86%) Jenkins
1 29 (82.86%) Maven
1 29 (82.86%) NuGet
1 29 (82.86%) Phabricator
1 29 (82.86%) Ranorex
1 29 (82.86%) SonarQube
2 24 (68.57%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 29 (82.86%) Test Engineer
2 24 (68.57%) Development Engineer
2 24 (68.57%) Software Development Engineer
2 24 (68.57%) Software Engineer
2 24 (68.57%) Software Test Engineer
2 24 (68.57%) Test Development Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) WPF Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
2 6 (17.14%) WPF
3 5 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (82.86%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 29 (82.86%) Debian
1 29 (82.86%) Linux
1 29 (82.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) Continuous Delivery
1 29 (82.86%) DevOps
1 29 (82.86%) Innovative Thinking
2 24 (68.57%) SDET
2 24 (68.57%) Test Automation
2 24 (68.57%) Unit Testing
3 6 (17.14%) MVVM
4 5 (14.29%) Open Source
4 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) C#
2 24 (68.57%) C++
2 24 (68.57%) Java
2 24 (68.57%) Python
3 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Nagios