Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSBuild
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 948 1107
Rank change year-on-year +142 +159 -120
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 387 276 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.15% 0.095%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.06% 0.78% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 344 237 158
UK median annual salary £62,500 £47,500 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.58% -15.18% +12.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £33,750 £33,375
90th Percentile £85,000 £102,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.89% +5.88% -10.53%

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 36436 35496 38390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.36% 18.69% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 29611 30637 32433
UK 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 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MSBuild in the UK

MSBuild
Top 12 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 18 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
England +106 352 £62,500 +31.58% 16
London +46 236 £72,500 +28.89% 13
UK excluding London +126 150 £51,250 +13.89% 4
South East +55 57 £57,500 +27.78% 3
Scotland +23 34 £29,000 - 1
South West +7 27 £52,500 +16.67%
East of England +26 20 £47,500 -14.26%
Midlands +15 11 £45,000 +28.57%
West Midlands +12 6 £52,500 +23.53%
East Midlands +34 5 £30,000 -14.29%
North of England +2 1 - -
North West -24 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 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 with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 359 (92.76%) .NET
2 315 (81.40%) DevOps
3 284 (73.39%) Agile Software Development
4 279 (72.09%) C#
5 263 (67.96%) Continuous Integration
6 231 (59.69%) TeamCity
7 221 (57.11%) Configuration Management
8 217 (56.07%) Finance
9 214 (55.30%) PowerShell
10 195 (50.39%) Octopus Deploy
11 185 (47.80%) Scrum
12 181 (46.77%) ASP.NET
13 178 (45.99%) Banking
14 174 (44.96%) Team Foundation Server
15 154 (39.79%) Software Engineering
16 148 (38.24%) SOLID
17 145 (37.47%) ASP.NET Web API
18 137 (35.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 127 (32.82%) Microservices
20 126 (32.56%) Open Source
21 125 (32.30%) Jenkins
21 125 (32.30%) Windows
21 125 (32.30%) SQL Server
22 123 (31.78%) Puppet
23 117 (30.23%) Ansible
24 115 (29.72%) Opscode Chef
24 115 (29.72%) Online Banking
25 110 (28.42%) TDD
26 104 (26.87%) Greenfield Project
27 103 (26.61%) Domain-Driven Design

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 79 (20.41%) IIS
2 29 (7.49%) WebSphere
3 24 (6.20%) Apache
3 24 (6.20%) Tomcat
4 20 (5.17%) Confluence
5 6 (1.55%) CMS
6 4 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.03%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 29 (7.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 88 (22.74%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (6.98%) SaaS
4 25 (6.46%) PaaS
5 22 (5.68%) IaaS
6 4 (1.03%) GitHub
6 4 (1.03%) npm
7 3 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.52%) Office 365
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.26%) Slack
9 1 (0.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.91%) SSL
2 14 (3.62%) HTTP
3 7 (1.81%) DNS
4 5 (1.29%) IMAP
4 5 (1.29%) Kerberos
4 5 (1.29%) LDAP
4 5 (1.29%) SMTP
4 5 (1.29%) VoIP
5 3 (0.78%) Firewall
6 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.26%) DHCP
7 1 (0.26%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (32.30%) SQL Server
2 40 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 30 (7.75%) NoSQL
4 29 (7.49%) Relational Database
5 27 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (4.39%) CouchDB
7 15 (3.88%) RDBMS
8 14 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (2.58%) RavenDB
10 10 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.58%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.78%) Redis
12 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 231 (59.69%) TeamCity
2 195 (50.39%) Octopus Deploy
3 174 (44.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 137 (35.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 125 (32.30%) Jenkins
6 100 (25.84%) Hudson
7 60 (15.50%) Git (software)
8 50 (12.92%) Maven
9 44 (11.37%) NUnit
10 43 (11.11%) NuGet
11 35 (9.04%) CMake
11 35 (9.04%) Selenium
12 34 (8.79%) Artifactory
13 29 (7.49%) SonarQube
14 28 (7.24%) Bugzilla
14 28 (7.24%) JIRA
14 28 (7.24%) Phabricator
14 28 (7.24%) Ranorex
15 27 (6.98%) Subversion
16 22 (5.68%) Moq
General
1 217 (56.07%) Finance
2 178 (45.99%) Banking
3 11 (2.84%) Marketing
4 10 (2.58%) Electronics
4 10 (2.58%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.58%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.03%) Games
6 2 (0.52%) Retail
7 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.26%) Legal
7 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 208 (53.75%) Developer
2 177 (45.74%) .NET Developer
3 147 (37.98%) C# Developer
4 144 (37.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 98 (25.32%) ASP.NET Developer
6 93 (24.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 55 (14.21%) Agile .NET Developer
7 55 (14.21%) Agile C# Developer
7 55 (14.21%) Agile Developer
8 49 (12.66%) DevOps Engineer
9 47 (12.14%) Senior Developer
10 39 (10.08%) Software Engineer
11 35 (9.04%) Senior .NET Developer
12 34 (8.79%) Software Developer
13 30 (7.75%) .NET Software Developer
13 30 (7.75%) C# Software Developer
13 30 (7.75%) Senior C# Developer
13 30 (7.75%) Test Engineer
14 28 (7.24%) Applications Engineer
14 28 (7.24%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (92.76%) .NET
2 181 (46.77%) ASP.NET
3 145 (37.47%) ASP.NET Web API
4 102 (26.36%) HATEOAS
5 95 (24.55%) RESTful
6 52 (13.44%) CSS
6 52 (13.44%) HTML
7 51 (13.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (11.89%) AngularJS
9 45 (11.63%) JSON
10 44 (11.37%) REST
11 38 (9.82%) RabbitMQ
11 38 (9.82%) WCF
12 35 (9.04%) MSMQ
13 34 (8.79%) HTML5
13 34 (8.79%) Web Services
14 30 (7.75%) jQuery
15 29 (7.49%) WebSphere MQ
16 25 (6.46%) .NET Framework
17 21 (5.43%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 115 (29.72%) Online Banking
2 104 (26.87%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (8.01%) Data Centre
4 28 (7.24%) Robotics
5 22 (5.68%) User Experience
6 20 (5.17%) Clustering
7 19 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.07%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.07%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.55%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.29%) Learning Management System
10 5 (1.29%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.78%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.78%) CMDB
12 3 (0.78%) Replication
13 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.26%) Public Cloud
14 1 (0.26%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 125 (32.30%) Windows
2 73 (18.86%) Windows Server
3 54 (13.95%) Linux
4 34 (8.79%) Debian
5 10 (2.58%) Android
6 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (81.40%) DevOps
2 284 (73.39%) Agile Software Development
3 263 (67.96%) Continuous Integration
4 221 (57.11%) Configuration Management
5 185 (47.80%) Scrum
6 154 (39.79%) Software Engineering
7 148 (38.24%) SOLID
8 127 (32.82%) Microservices
9 126 (32.56%) Open Source
10 110 (28.42%) TDD
11 103 (26.61%) Domain-Driven Design
12 102 (26.36%) CQRS
13 96 (24.81%) Continuous Delivery
13 96 (24.81%) Mentoring
14 72 (18.60%) BDD
15 67 (17.31%) MVC
16 58 (14.99%) Release Management
17 57 (14.73%) Task Automation
18 55 (14.21%) Unit Testing
19 45 (11.63%) OO
Programming Languages
1 279 (72.09%) C#
2 214 (55.30%) PowerShell
3 103 (26.61%) SQL
4 62 (16.02%) Java
5 49 (12.66%) VB.NET
6 48 (12.40%) C++
7 42 (10.85%) JavaScript
8 32 (8.27%) Python
9 19 (4.91%) PHP
10 13 (3.36%) Bash Shell
11 12 (3.10%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.03%) VB
13 3 (0.78%) Delphi
13 3 (0.78%) F#
13 3 (0.78%) R
14 2 (0.52%) C
15 1 (0.26%) Go
15 1 (0.26%) VB6
15 1 (0.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (3.62%) Degree
2 3 (0.78%) MCSA
2 3 (0.78%) MCSD
2 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 13 (3.36%) Docker
2 3 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 123 (31.78%) Puppet
2 117 (30.23%) Ansible
3 115 (29.72%) Opscode Chef
4 52 (13.44%) Nagios
5 17 (4.39%) Icinga
6 11 (2.84%) Terraform
7 9 (2.33%) CFEngine
8 4 (1.03%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.52%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.26%) Mesos
10 1 (0.26%) Salt
10 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 93 (24.03%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.30%) RedGate
3 20 (5.17%) Oracle
4 17 (4.39%) Atlassian
5 13 (3.36%) New Relic
6 10 (2.58%) SAP
6 10 (2.58%) VMware
7 6 (1.55%) Cognizant
8 5 (1.29%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (1.03%) AppDynamics
9 4 (1.03%) Google
9 4 (1.03%) Splunk
10 3 (0.78%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.78%) Sony
10 3 (0.78%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.52%) CA
11 2 (0.52%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.26%) Capita
12 1 (0.26%) Thunderhead
12 1 (0.26%) Twitter