Period
to 22 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSBuild
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1022 883 906
Rank change year-on-year -139 +23 +179
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 66 299 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.84% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 43 246 260
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +15.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £36,250 £45,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -22.73% +15.79% +5.56%

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 27,919 35,703 36,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.29% 20.59% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22,168 28,961 30,079
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

MSBuild
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MSBuild in the UK

MSBuild
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for MSBuild in the UK

MSBuild
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSBuild over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Salary histogram for MSBuild in the UK

MSBuild
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the UK over the 6 months to 22 July 2019. 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
England -131 64 £67,500 +3.85% 16
London -42 43 £67,500 -3.57% 7
UK excluding London -8 21 £42,500 -22.73% 9
South West +12 12 £42,500 -10.53% 1
South East -11 7 £43,750 -20.45% 6
North of England -23 2 £40,000 -38.46%
Yorkshire -6 1 - -
North East - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, IT jobs citing MSBuild also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 54 (81.82%) C#
2 52 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (72.73%) TeamCity
3 48 (72.73%) .NET
4 36 (54.55%) DevOps
5 35 (53.03%) Amazon AWS
5 35 (53.03%) PowerShell
6 34 (51.52%) Git (software)
7 31 (46.97%) Docker
8 30 (45.45%) ASP.NET
9 29 (43.94%) JavaScript
9 29 (43.94%) Jenkins
10 26 (39.39%) Octopus Deploy
10 26 (39.39%) ASP.NET Web API
10 26 (39.39%) Microsoft Azure
11 25 (37.88%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (37.88%) SQL Server
12 24 (36.36%) CSS
12 24 (36.36%) HTML
12 24 (36.36%) Java
12 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
13 22 (33.33%) Ansible
13 22 (33.33%) NoSQL
14 21 (31.82%) Windows
14 21 (31.82%) TDD
15 20 (30.30%) Software Engineering
15 20 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
15 20 (30.30%) Puppet
15 20 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
16 19 (28.79%) Hudson

MSBuild
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 13 (19.70%) IIS
2 9 (13.64%) Apache
2 9 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.06%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 35 (53.03%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (39.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (12.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (10.61%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (10.61%) Google App Engine
4 7 (10.61%) Rackspace Cloud
5 4 (6.06%) NuGet
5 4 (6.06%) PaaS
6 3 (4.55%) IaaS
7 2 (3.03%) OpenShift
7 2 (3.03%) SaaS
8 1 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.52%) GitHub
8 1 (1.52%) npm
8 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Firewall
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.88%) SQL Server
2 22 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 12 (18.18%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.06%) MySQL
5 2 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.52%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (72.73%) TeamCity
2 34 (51.52%) Git (software)
3 29 (43.94%) Jenkins
4 26 (39.39%) Octopus Deploy
5 20 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (28.79%) Hudson
7 15 (22.73%) JIRA
7 15 (22.73%) Maven
8 14 (21.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 13 (19.70%) NUnit
10 11 (16.67%) Vagrant
11 9 (13.64%) JUnit
11 9 (13.64%) RSpec
12 7 (10.61%) Ant
12 7 (10.61%) Appium
12 7 (10.61%) JIRA Agile
12 7 (10.61%) Selenium
12 7 (10.61%) SoapUI
12 7 (10.61%) TestNG
12 7 (10.61%) VersionOne
General
1 19 (28.79%) Finance
2 13 (19.70%) Banking
2 13 (19.70%) Games
2 13 (19.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.55%) Private Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Electronics
4 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) Front Office
5 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (57.58%) Developer
2 22 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (31.82%) .NET Developer
4 12 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 11 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (15.15%) Software Developer
7 9 (13.64%) Agile .NET Developer
7 9 (13.64%) Agile Developer
7 9 (13.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 9 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (13.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 9 (13.64%) Windows DevOps Engineer
7 9 (13.64%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (12.12%) Agile C# Developer
8 8 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (10.61%) Azure Developer
9 7 (10.61%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (7.58%) .NET Software Engineer
10 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (72.73%) .NET
2 30 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 26 (39.39%) ASP.NET Web API
4 24 (36.36%) CSS
4 24 (36.36%) HTML
5 17 (25.76%) AngularJS
6 16 (24.24%) XML
7 13 (19.70%) Web Services
8 12 (18.18%) React
9 10 (15.15%) .NET Framework
9 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (15.15%) jQuery
10 9 (13.64%) Apache Flex
10 9 (13.64%) Handlebars
10 9 (13.64%) JSON
10 9 (13.64%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (13.64%) NHibernate
10 9 (13.64%) Sass
10 9 (13.64%) Webix
10 9 (13.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (16.67%) Robotics
2 11 (16.67%) User Experience
3 9 (13.64%) e-Learning
3 9 (13.64%) Learning Management System
3 9 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 9 (13.64%) Virtual Team
4 7 (10.61%) Social Media
5 4 (6.06%) Blog
6 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.55%) Online Banking
6 3 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
7 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.52%) NHS
8 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) Windows
2 15 (22.73%) Linux
3 13 (19.70%) Windows Server
4 10 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (13.64%) CentOS
5 9 (13.64%) Fedora
5 9 (13.64%) SUSE
5 9 (13.64%) Ubuntu
6 5 (7.58%) Unix
7 4 (6.06%) Android
8 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.52%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (54.55%) DevOps
3 25 (37.88%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (31.82%) TDD
5 20 (30.30%) Software Engineering
6 18 (27.27%) Microservices
6 18 (27.27%) Scrum
7 16 (24.24%) MVC
7 16 (24.24%) Process Improvement
8 15 (22.73%) SDLC
9 14 (21.21%) Configuration Management
10 13 (19.70%) Artificial Intelligence
10 13 (19.70%) Deployment Automation
10 13 (19.70%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
11 12 (18.18%) Kanban
12 11 (16.67%) Front End Development
12 11 (16.67%) Mentoring
12 11 (16.67%) Test Automation
13 10 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 54 (81.82%) C#
2 35 (53.03%) PowerShell
3 29 (43.94%) JavaScript
4 24 (36.36%) Java
5 17 (25.76%) SQL
6 16 (24.24%) C
6 16 (24.24%) Python
7 13 (19.70%) TypeScript
8 10 (15.15%) PHP
9 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.03%) Scala
10 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 31 (46.97%) Docker
2 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.03%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) LXC
3 1 (1.52%) vCloud
3 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (33.33%) Ansible
2 20 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (30.30%) Puppet
3 18 (27.27%) Kubernetes
4 14 (21.21%) Terraform
5 9 (13.64%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (3.03%) Packer
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.52%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.52%) Rancher
Vendors
1 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.67%) Blue Prism
3 10 (15.15%) Oracle
3 10 (15.15%) Red Hat
4 9 (13.64%) Atlassian
4 9 (13.64%) CA Agile Central
4 9 (13.64%) Dynatrace
5 8 (12.12%) Google
6 7 (10.61%) Rackspace
7 2 (3.03%) Black Duck
7 2 (3.03%) Perforce
7 2 (3.03%) SAP
7 2 (3.03%) Splunk
7 2 (3.03%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.52%) Okta
8 1 (1.52%) Sitecore