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 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSBuild
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 750 842 854
Rank change year-on-year +92 +12  
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 115 108 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.65% 0.57% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 85 98 91
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 17568 18824 18060
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.42% 18.14% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14739 16171 15140
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £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 £42,500

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +96 110 £52,500 - 14
London +53 49 £57,500 +4.54% 8
South East +84 29 £63,000 +20.00% 1
Surrey +69 16 £63,000 +59.49% 1
East of England +32 12 £35,000 -38.75% 2
Cambridge - 12 £35,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 12 £35,000 - 2
Kent +17 10 £40,000 -20.00%
Folkestone +1 10 £40,000 -11.11%
East Midlands +11 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Reigate - 9 £63,000 - 1
South West +17 8 £42,500 -
Bristol -1 7 £42,500 -
Redhill - 7 £60,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £45,000 - 1
Nottingham - 5 £45,000 - 1
Leicestershire -15 3 - -
Witney - 3 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £45,000 -
West Midlands +22 2 £55,000 +15.48% 1
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Belfast - 2 - -
County Antrim - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
City of London +29 1 - -
Birmingham +15 1 £52,500 +9.94% 1
North West - 1 £52,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 290 (87.35%) .NET
2 236 (71.08%) C#
3 231 (69.58%) Agile Software Development
4 227 (68.37%) Continuous Integration
5 224 (67.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 189 (56.93%) TeamCity
7 182 (54.82%) DevOps
8 165 (49.70%) PowerShell
9 160 (48.19%) Finance
9 160 (48.19%) Octopus Deploy
10 156 (46.99%) ASP.NET
11 155 (46.69%) Configuration Management
12 153 (46.08%) Scrum
13 139 (41.87%) Banking
14 134 (40.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 134 (40.36%) SQL
15 131 (39.46%) Puppet
16 125 (37.65%) SQL Server
17 117 (35.24%) Opscode Chef
18 116 (34.94%) Ansible
19 110 (33.13%) TDD
20 107 (32.23%) Jenkins
21 104 (31.33%) Software Engineering
22 103 (31.02%) Windows
23 98 (29.52%) ASP.NET Web API
23 98 (29.52%) Hudson
24 87 (26.20%) SOLID
25 79 (23.80%) Microsoft
26 77 (23.19%) IIS
27 76 (22.89%) JavaScript

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 77 (23.19%) IIS
2 30 (9.04%) WebSphere
3 19 (5.72%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (3.61%) Apache
4 12 (3.61%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.01%) Confluence
6 8 (2.41%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.60%) CMS
7 2 (0.60%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.30%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.30%) JBoss
8 1 (0.30%) nginx
8 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 29 (8.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (15.36%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (14.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.11%) IaaS
3 7 (2.11%) PaaS
4 6 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.30%) GitHub
5 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.30%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.01%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.41%) DNS
3 4 (1.20%) Firewall
3 4 (1.20%) NFC
3 4 (1.20%) SMPP
3 4 (1.20%) SMS
4 3 (0.90%) Network Security
4 3 (0.90%) SMTP
5 1 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.30%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.30%) LDAP
5 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (37.65%) SQL Server
2 33 (9.94%) MongoDB
3 32 (9.64%) NoSQL
4 25 (7.53%) Relational Database
5 19 (5.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (5.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (5.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 18 (5.42%) RavenDB
6 18 (5.42%) SQL Server 2014
7 16 (4.82%) Crystal Reports
8 13 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (3.31%) Redis
10 10 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.81%) MySQL
12 6 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (1.20%) BigQuery
13 4 (1.20%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 224 (67.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 189 (56.93%) TeamCity
3 160 (48.19%) Octopus Deploy
4 134 (40.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 107 (32.23%) Jenkins
6 98 (29.52%) Hudson
7 64 (19.28%) Git (software)
8 57 (17.17%) NUnit
9 46 (13.86%) Subversion
10 39 (11.75%) Visual Studio
11 31 (9.34%) SpecFlow
12 25 (7.53%) JIRA
13 24 (7.23%) CruiseControl
14 18 (5.42%) Moq
14 18 (5.42%) Travis CI
15 17 (5.12%) GoCD
16 16 (4.82%) Vagrant
17 13 (3.92%) Maven
18 12 (3.61%) MSTest
19 11 (3.31%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 160 (48.19%) Finance
2 139 (41.87%) Banking
3 28 (8.43%) Retail
4 3 (0.90%) Front Office
4 3 (0.90%) Games
5 2 (0.60%) Back Office
5 2 (0.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.30%) Advertising
6 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 189 (56.93%) Developer
2 115 (34.64%) .NET Developer
3 83 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 67 (20.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 54 (16.27%) Software Engineer
6 52 (15.66%) DevOps Engineer
7 46 (13.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 34 (10.24%) C# Software Engineer
8 34 (10.24%) Software Developer
9 33 (9.94%) Windows DevOps Engineer
9 33 (9.94%) Windows Engineer
10 31 (9.34%) C# Software Developer
11 26 (7.83%) .NET Software Engineer
11 26 (7.83%) ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (7.83%) AWS Engineer
12 25 (7.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 24 (7.23%) PowerShell Engineer
14 23 (6.93%) CRM Developer
15 21 (6.33%) .NET Software Developer
15 21 (6.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (87.35%) .NET
2 156 (46.99%) ASP.NET
3 98 (29.52%) ASP.NET Web API
4 75 (22.59%) CSS
4 75 (22.59%) HTML
5 63 (18.98%) .NET Framework
6 58 (17.47%) Web Services
7 54 (16.27%) WCF
8 50 (15.06%) AngularJS
9 47 (14.16%) REST
10 44 (13.25%) HTML5
10 44 (13.25%) MSMQ
11 41 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 39 (11.75%) JSON
13 33 (9.94%) Ajax
13 33 (9.94%) CSS3
14 32 (9.64%) HATEOAS
14 32 (9.64%) jQuery
15 31 (9.34%) RESTful
16 30 (9.04%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 73 (21.99%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (14.76%) Online Banking
3 23 (6.93%) Computer Science
4 19 (5.72%) Clustering
5 10 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.01%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.11%) Mobile Banking
8 6 (1.81%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.20%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.20%) iPhone
9 4 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (0.90%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.90%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.60%) User Experience
12 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.30%) Social Gaming
12 1 (0.30%) Social Media
12 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 103 (31.02%) Windows
2 74 (22.29%) Windows Server
3 31 (9.34%) Linux
4 22 (6.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (3.92%) Android
6 11 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (2.71%) CentOS
7 9 (2.71%) Ubuntu
8 8 (2.41%) Fedora
9 6 (1.81%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.90%) SUSE
11 1 (0.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (69.58%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (68.37%) Continuous Integration
3 182 (54.82%) DevOps
4 155 (46.69%) Configuration Management
5 153 (46.08%) Scrum
6 110 (33.13%) TDD
7 104 (31.33%) Software Engineering
8 87 (26.20%) SOLID
9 74 (22.29%) MVC
10 70 (21.08%) Microservices
11 64 (19.28%) BDD
12 59 (17.77%) Open Source
13 53 (15.96%) Domain-Driven Design
14 50 (15.06%) CQRS
15 49 (14.76%) Mentoring
15 49 (14.76%) OO
15 49 (14.76%) Unit Testing
16 36 (10.84%) Inversion of Control
17 35 (10.54%) E-Commerce
17 35 (10.54%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 236 (71.08%) C#
2 165 (49.70%) PowerShell
3 134 (40.36%) SQL
4 76 (22.89%) JavaScript
5 46 (13.86%) Python
6 41 (12.35%) T-SQL
6 41 (12.35%) VB.NET
7 35 (10.54%) C++
8 29 (8.73%) Java
9 27 (8.13%) Perl
10 25 (7.53%) Bash Shell
11 23 (6.93%) Ruby
12 22 (6.63%) Korn
13 19 (5.72%) Bourne shell
14 17 (5.12%) Go
15 16 (4.82%) VB
15 16 (4.82%) VB6
16 11 (3.31%) F#
17 6 (1.81%) PHP
18 5 (1.51%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (5.12%) Degree
2 4 (1.20%) RHCE
2 4 (1.20%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (12.65%) QA
System Software
1 38 (11.45%) Docker
2 5 (1.51%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.20%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.90%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.30%) NFS
5 1 (0.30%) Samba
5 1 (0.30%) Squid
5 1 (0.30%) Varnish
5 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 131 (39.46%) Puppet
2 117 (35.24%) Opscode Chef
3 116 (34.94%) Ansible
4 47 (14.16%) Nagios
5 29 (8.73%) Terraform
6 18 (5.42%) CFEngine
7 5 (1.51%) Packer
8 4 (1.20%) Marathon
8 4 (1.20%) Mesos
8 4 (1.20%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.90%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.30%) Cacti
10 1 (0.30%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.30%) WMI
10 1 (0.30%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 79 (23.80%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.53%) Oracle
3 23 (6.93%) Google
3 23 (6.93%) Red Hat
4 18 (5.42%) New Relic
4 18 (5.42%) RedGate
5 14 (4.22%) Atlassian
6 9 (2.71%) IBM
6 9 (2.71%) VMware
7 6 (1.81%) Cognizant
8 4 (1.20%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.60%) Actimize
9 2 (0.60%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.30%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.30%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.30%) Splunk
10 1 (0.30%) WSO2
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-60K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience + pension + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £63k plus bonus plus bens
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £36,725 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Croydon
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago