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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSBuild
UK
Rank 698 848 843
Rank change year-on-year +150 -5  
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 151 98 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.096% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.92% 0.53% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 125 88 80
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £41,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11%  

MSBuild is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 16365 18517 17052
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.54% 18.05% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13751 15813 14307
Median salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

MSBuild
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MSBuild as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MSBuild in the UK

MSBuild
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 March 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
England +142 145 £57,500 +9.52% 18
London +91 83 £57,500 -4.16% 6
South East +86 32 £60,500 +21.00% 3
Surrey +55 17 £63,000 +59.49% 2
West Midlands +38 9 £57,500 +20.41%
East Midlands +8 9 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Reigate - 9 £63,000 - 1
Kent +25 8 - - 1
Folkestone - 8 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 7 £37,500 - 1
Redhill - 7 £60,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £45,000 -
Manchester - 6 £52,500 -
Nottingham - 6 £41,250 - 1
Witney - 6 £45,000 -
North West - 6 £52,500 -
Coventry - 5 £57,500 -
East of England +36 4 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Birmingham +19 4 £45,000 -5.75%
Cambridgeshire +20 3 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Cambridge - 3 £40,000 - 4
South West +24 2 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Scotland +16 2 - -
Edinburgh +3 2 - -
Leicestershire -8 2 - - 2
Belfast - 2 - -
Mansfield - 2 £37,500 -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
County Antrim - 2 - -
Reading +39 1 £40,000 -

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 292 (85.63%) .NET
2 250 (73.31%) Continuous Integration
3 248 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 224 (65.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 215 (63.05%) C#
6 213 (62.46%) DevOps
7 212 (62.17%) TeamCity
8 194 (56.89%) PowerShell
9 190 (55.72%) Octopus Deploy
10 185 (54.25%) Finance
11 182 (53.37%) Configuration Management
12 177 (51.91%) Scrum
13 166 (48.68%) Puppet
14 162 (47.51%) Banking
15 149 (43.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 141 (41.35%) Opscode Chef
17 139 (40.76%) ASP.NET
18 133 (39.00%) SQL
18 133 (39.00%) Ansible
19 123 (36.07%) SQL Server
20 117 (34.31%) Hudson
21 114 (33.43%) Windows
22 99 (29.03%) MS Excel
22 99 (29.03%) Jenkins
23 98 (28.74%) ASP.NET Web API
24 92 (26.98%) Software Engineering
25 91 (26.69%) IIS
26 88 (25.81%) TDD
26 88 (25.81%) Microservices
27 86 (25.22%) SOLID

MSBuild
Top Related 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 91 (26.69%) IIS
2 38 (11.14%) WebSphere
3 22 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (4.69%) Tomcat
5 14 (4.11%) Apache
6 7 (2.05%) Confluence
7 6 (1.76%) CMS
8 4 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.88%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.59%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.29%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.29%) JBoss
11 1 (0.29%) nginx
11 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 99 (29.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (6.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (14.66%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (12.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.17%) IaaS
4 4 (1.17%) PaaS
5 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.88%) Google App Engine
5 3 (0.88%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.64%) DNS
1 9 (2.64%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.17%) Firewall
2 4 (1.17%) NFC
2 4 (1.17%) SMPP
2 4 (1.17%) SMS
3 3 (0.88%) SMTP
4 1 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.29%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.29%) LDAP
4 1 (0.29%) Network Security
4 1 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (36.07%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.56%) NoSQL
3 33 (9.68%) MongoDB
4 21 (6.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (5.87%) SQL Server 2014
6 19 (5.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 19 (5.57%) RavenDB
7 15 (4.40%) Crystal Reports
8 13 (3.81%) Relational Database
9 12 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (2.93%) Redis
11 9 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (2.05%) MySQL
13 7 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (1.76%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.17%) BigQuery
15 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 1 (0.29%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 224 (65.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 212 (62.17%) TeamCity
3 190 (55.72%) Octopus Deploy
4 149 (43.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 117 (34.31%) Hudson
6 99 (29.03%) Jenkins
7 54 (15.84%) Git (software)
8 42 (12.32%) NUnit
9 36 (10.56%) Subversion
10 34 (9.97%) SpecFlow
10 34 (9.97%) Visual Studio
11 22 (6.45%) CruiseControl
12 21 (6.16%) JIRA
13 19 (5.57%) Maven
13 19 (5.57%) Travis CI
14 17 (4.99%) GoCD
15 15 (4.40%) Vagrant
16 11 (3.23%) MSTest
17 10 (2.93%) Grunt
17 10 (2.93%) Psake
General
1 185 (54.25%) Finance
2 162 (47.51%) Banking
3 26 (7.62%) Retail
4 5 (1.47%) Games
5 2 (0.59%) Back Office
5 2 (0.59%) Legal
6 1 (0.29%) Advertising
6 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 180 (52.79%) Developer
2 104 (30.50%) .NET Developer
3 84 (24.63%) C# Developer
4 67 (19.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 57 (16.72%) DevOps Engineer
6 46 (13.49%) Software Engineer
7 40 (11.73%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 36 (10.56%) Windows Engineer
9 30 (8.80%) PowerShell Engineer
10 29 (8.50%) Software Developer
11 28 (8.21%) C# Software Engineer
12 27 (7.92%) AWS Engineer
13 25 (7.33%) C# Software Developer
14 21 (6.16%) Applications Engineer
15 20 (5.87%) .NET Software Engineer
15 20 (5.87%) CRM Developer
15 20 (5.87%) Finance Manager
16 19 (5.57%) ASP.NET Developer
16 19 (5.57%) DBA
16 19 (5.57%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (85.63%) .NET
2 139 (40.76%) ASP.NET
3 98 (28.74%) ASP.NET Web API
4 59 (17.30%) CSS
4 59 (17.30%) HTML
5 51 (14.96%) .NET Framework
6 50 (14.66%) Web Services
7 47 (13.78%) MSMQ
8 45 (13.20%) REST
9 41 (12.02%) AngularJS
10 40 (11.73%) HATEOAS
11 39 (11.44%) WCF
12 37 (10.85%) RESTful
13 36 (10.56%) WebSphere MQ
14 34 (9.97%) HTML5
15 28 (8.21%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (7.33%) JSON
17 22 (6.45%) CSS3
18 21 (6.16%) Entity Framework
18 21 (6.16%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (19.65%) Online Banking
2 22 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.87%) Clustering
4 10 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.64%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (1.76%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.47%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.17%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.17%) iPhone
8 4 (1.17%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (0.88%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.88%) User Experience
10 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.29%) Social Gaming
11 1 (0.29%) Social Media
11 1 (0.29%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 114 (33.43%) Windows
2 83 (24.34%) Windows Server
3 33 (9.68%) Linux
4 21 (6.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (2.64%) CentOS
5 9 (2.64%) Ubuntu
5 9 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.35%) Fedora
7 7 (2.05%) Android
8 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.29%) Debian
9 1 (0.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (73.31%) Continuous Integration
2 248 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (62.46%) DevOps
4 182 (53.37%) Configuration Management
5 177 (51.91%) Scrum
6 92 (26.98%) Software Engineering
7 88 (25.81%) Microservices
7 88 (25.81%) TDD
8 86 (25.22%) SOLID
9 79 (23.17%) Open Source
10 68 (19.94%) CQRS
10 68 (19.94%) Domain-Driven Design
11 60 (17.60%) BDD
12 55 (16.13%) MVC
13 44 (12.90%) Mentoring
14 37 (10.85%) Continuous Improvement
14 37 (10.85%) E-Commerce
14 37 (10.85%) OO
15 36 (10.56%) Unit Testing
16 26 (7.62%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 215 (63.05%) C#
2 194 (56.89%) PowerShell
3 133 (39.00%) SQL
4 62 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 46 (13.49%) Python
6 39 (11.44%) T-SQL
7 35 (10.26%) C++
7 35 (10.26%) VB.NET
8 32 (9.38%) Perl
9 29 (8.50%) Java
10 24 (7.04%) Bash Shell
10 24 (7.04%) Ruby
11 21 (6.16%) Korn
12 18 (5.28%) Bourne shell
13 17 (4.99%) Go
14 15 (4.40%) VB
14 15 (4.40%) VB6
15 10 (2.93%) F#
16 5 (1.47%) R
17 4 (1.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (4.99%) Degree
2 4 (1.17%) RHCE
2 4 (1.17%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (12.32%) QA
System Software
1 35 (10.26%) Docker
2 7 (2.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.88%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.88%) Xen
5 2 (0.59%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.59%) KVM
6 1 (0.29%) NFS
6 1 (0.29%) Samba
6 1 (0.29%) Squid
6 1 (0.29%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 166 (48.68%) Puppet
2 141 (41.35%) Opscode Chef
3 133 (39.00%) Ansible
4 56 (16.42%) Nagios
5 26 (7.62%) Terraform
6 19 (5.57%) CFEngine
7 5 (1.47%) Packer
8 4 (1.17%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.29%) Cacti
10 1 (0.29%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.29%) Marathon
10 1 (0.29%) Mesos
10 1 (0.29%) WMI
10 1 (0.29%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 62 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.33%) Google
2 25 (7.33%) Oracle
3 22 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 19 (5.57%) New Relic
4 19 (5.57%) RedGate
5 16 (4.69%) Atlassian
6 12 (3.52%) IBM
7 8 (2.35%) VMware
8 4 (1.17%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (1.17%) Cognizant
8 4 (1.17%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.88%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.59%) Actimize
10 2 (0.59%) Perforce
11 1 (0.29%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.29%) Splunk
11 1 (0.29%) WSO2
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