Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSBuild
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 841 864 1068
Rank change year-on-year +23 +204 -10
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 347 308 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.97% 0.91% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 289 266 181
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +5.26%

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 35,730 33,674 35,954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.79% 19.91% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29,041 28,247 30,901
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for MSBuild in the UK

MSBuild
Top 10 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 23 May 2018. 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 +26 333 £65,000 +18.18% 21
London +51 222 £70,000 +21.74% 11
UK excluding London -50 125 £50,000 +11.11% 11
South East -12 57 £50,000 -17.36% 2
North of England +39 47 £65,000 +23.81% 4
North West +27 30 £45,000 -14.29% 3
Yorkshire - 17 £70,000 - 1
Scotland -22 14 £29,000 - 1
South West -28 4 £51,250 +20.59%
East of England -34 3 £37,500 -6.25%

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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.

1 274 (78.96%) .NET
2 251 (72.33%) C#
3 227 (65.42%) Agile Software Development
4 219 (63.11%) Continuous Integration
5 206 (59.37%) DevOps
6 181 (52.16%) Jenkins
7 158 (45.53%) TeamCity
8 152 (43.80%) PowerShell
9 151 (43.52%) Software Engineering
10 148 (42.65%) SQL
11 146 (42.07%) ASP.NET Web API
12 140 (40.35%) Octopus Deploy
13 136 (39.19%) SOLID
14 130 (37.46%) Finance
15 128 (36.89%) Scrum
15 128 (36.89%) Windows
16 126 (36.31%) ASP.NET
17 124 (35.73%) Team Foundation Server
18 118 (34.01%) Configuration Management
18 118 (34.01%) Puppet
19 108 (31.12%) Microsoft
20 107 (30.84%) Deployment Automation
21 105 (30.26%) Microsoft Azure
22 102 (29.39%) Ansible
23 96 (27.67%) Amazon AWS
24 90 (25.94%) Git (software)
25 83 (23.92%) MVC
26 80 (23.05%) Python
26 80 (23.05%) Microservices
27 79 (22.77%) Test Automation

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 33 (9.51%) IIS
2 32 (9.22%) NServiceBus
3 17 (4.90%) Confluence
4 15 (4.32%) Sitefinity
5 11 (3.17%) OpenStack
6 10 (2.88%) Apache
7 9 (2.59%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.15%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.86%) CMS
10 3 (0.86%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.86%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.58%) Jetty
11 2 (0.58%) Mongrel
11 2 (0.58%) nginx
Business Applications
1 13 (3.75%) Eagle PACE
1 13 (3.75%) Front Arena
1 13 (3.75%) thinkFolio
2 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 105 (30.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (27.67%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (9.22%) npm
3 32 (9.22%) Yarn
4 30 (8.65%) IaaS
5 19 (5.48%) GitHub
6 14 (4.03%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (4.03%) NuGet
7 12 (3.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 9 (2.59%) Slack
8 9 (2.59%) Trello
9 5 (1.44%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (1.15%) PaaS
10 4 (1.15%) Rackspace Cloud
10 4 (1.15%) SaaS
11 3 (0.86%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.03%) HTTP
2 11 (3.17%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.59%) DNS
4 8 (2.31%) VPN
5 3 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.37%) NoSQL
3 23 (6.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (6.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (5.76%) MongoDB
5 15 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 14 (4.03%) Azure SQL Database
7 10 (2.88%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.02%) RavenDB
10 6 (1.73%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.44%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.44%) MariaDB
12 4 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.86%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 181 (52.16%) Jenkins
2 158 (45.53%) TeamCity
3 140 (40.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 124 (35.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 90 (25.94%) Git (software)
6 79 (22.77%) Visual Studio Team System
7 61 (17.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 57 (16.43%) JIRA
9 40 (11.53%) Subversion
10 32 (9.22%) Babel
10 32 (9.22%) Log4Net
10 32 (9.22%) webpack
11 31 (8.93%) Maven
12 30 (8.65%) Visual Studio
13 28 (8.07%) Hudson
14 23 (6.63%) Artifactory
14 23 (6.63%) Selenium
15 21 (6.05%) NUnit
16 14 (4.03%) CruiseControl
17 13 (3.75%) CMake
General
1 130 (37.46%) Finance
2 75 (21.61%) Banking
3 32 (9.22%) Retail
4 24 (6.92%) Retail Banking
5 13 (3.75%) Front Office
5 13 (3.75%) Marketing
6 8 (2.31%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.44%) Electronics
8 4 (1.15%) Legal
8 4 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.86%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.58%) Publishing
11 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 183 (52.74%) Developer
2 136 (39.19%) .NET Developer
3 119 (34.29%) C# Developer
4 100 (28.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 77 (22.19%) ASP.NET Developer
6 75 (21.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 58 (16.71%) DevOps Engineer
8 49 (14.12%) Agile Developer
9 45 (12.97%) Software Engineer
10 44 (12.68%) Agile .NET Developer
11 41 (11.82%) Lead Developer
11 41 (11.82%) Senior Developer
12 33 (9.51%) Agile C# Developer
12 33 (9.51%) Lead .NET Developer
13 31 (8.93%) Senior C# Developer
14 30 (8.65%) Senior .NET Developer
14 30 (8.65%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 28 (8.07%) AWS DevOps
15 28 (8.07%) Lead DevOps
16 25 (7.20%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (78.96%) .NET
2 146 (42.07%) ASP.NET Web API
3 126 (36.31%) ASP.NET
4 78 (22.48%) RESTful
5 59 (17.00%) .NET Framework
5 59 (17.00%) CSS
6 57 (16.43%) WCF
7 47 (13.54%) HATEOAS
7 47 (13.54%) Web Services
8 42 (12.10%) Node.js
9 41 (11.82%) AngularJS
9 41 (11.82%) React
10 35 (10.09%) Entity Framework
11 34 (9.80%) MSMQ
12 32 (9.22%) Autofac
12 32 (9.22%) Backbone.js
12 32 (9.22%) Dapper ORM
12 32 (9.22%) Jest
12 32 (9.22%) Marionette.js
12 32 (9.22%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.12%) Online Banking
2 34 (9.80%) Robotics
3 29 (8.36%) Management Information System
4 25 (7.20%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (6.34%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (4.61%) Clustering
8 13 (3.75%) Derivative
8 13 (3.75%) Equities
8 13 (3.75%) Exotic Derivative
8 13 (3.75%) Fixed Income
8 13 (3.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (3.75%) Hedge funds
8 13 (3.75%) Public Cloud
9 12 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (2.88%) Computer Science
10 10 (2.88%) Data Centre
10 10 (2.88%) Mobile App
11 8 (2.31%) Replication
11 8 (2.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 128 (36.89%) Windows
2 70 (20.17%) Linux
3 26 (7.49%) VMS
4 20 (5.76%) Windows Server
5 15 (4.32%) Debian
6 14 (4.03%) CentOS
6 14 (4.03%) Fedora
7 12 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (3.46%) Ubuntu
8 10 (2.88%) SUSE
9 9 (2.59%) Android
10 1 (0.29%) Unix
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (65.42%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (63.11%) Continuous Integration
3 206 (59.37%) DevOps
4 151 (43.52%) Software Engineering
5 136 (39.19%) SOLID
6 128 (36.89%) Scrum
7 118 (34.01%) Configuration Management
8 107 (30.84%) Deployment Automation
9 83 (23.92%) MVC
10 80 (23.05%) Microservices
11 79 (22.77%) Test Automation
12 68 (19.60%) TDD
13 61 (17.58%) Mentoring
14 52 (14.99%) Continuous Delivery
14 52 (14.99%) Open Source
15 49 (14.12%) CQRS
15 49 (14.12%) Domain-Driven Design
16 48 (13.83%) Release Management
17 45 (12.97%) Continuous Deployment
18 44 (12.68%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 251 (72.33%) C#
2 152 (43.80%) PowerShell
3 148 (42.65%) SQL
4 80 (23.05%) Python
5 77 (22.19%) T-SQL
6 64 (18.44%) JavaScript
7 56 (16.14%) Java
8 35 (10.09%) ES6
9 33 (9.51%) VB.NET
10 28 (8.07%) Ruby
11 23 (6.63%) C++
11 23 (6.63%) Perl
12 22 (6.34%) Bash Shell
13 14 (4.03%) Bourne shell
13 14 (4.03%) Korn
14 13 (3.75%) PHP
15 12 (3.46%) VB
15 12 (3.46%) XAML
16 7 (2.02%) C
16 7 (2.02%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 74 (21.33%) Degree
2 11 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.58%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.63%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) GCP
System Software
1 63 (18.16%) Docker
2 22 (6.34%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.58%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.58%) Xen
6 1 (0.29%) KVM
6 1 (0.29%) LXC
Systems Management
1 118 (34.01%) Puppet
2 102 (29.39%) Ansible
3 76 (21.90%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (7.78%) Terraform
5 13 (3.75%) Salt
6 10 (2.88%) Nagios
7 8 (2.31%) Icinga
8 7 (2.02%) CFEngine
9 3 (0.86%) Kibana
10 1 (0.29%) Graylog
10 1 (0.29%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 108 (31.12%) Microsoft
2 33 (9.51%) Oracle
3 23 (6.63%) Red Hat
3 23 (6.63%) Xamarin
4 22 (6.34%) VMware
5 21 (6.05%) Blue Prism
6 16 (4.61%) RedGate
7 13 (3.75%) Calypso
7 13 (3.75%) Charles River
7 13 (3.75%) FXall
7 13 (3.75%) SimCorp
8 11 (3.17%) Sitecore
9 9 (2.59%) New Relic
10 5 (1.44%) Sybase
11 4 (1.15%) Apple
11 4 (1.15%) Google
11 4 (1.15%) Rackspace
12 3 (0.86%) CA Agile Central
12 3 (0.86%) PayPal
12 3 (0.86%) WorldPay