Period
to 22 January 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSBuild
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 944 819 848
Rank change year-on-year -125 +29 +257
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 174 373 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.58% 1.06% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 154 330 314
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +19.05% -6.25%
10th Percentile £38,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £82,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -10.00%

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 30,148 35,236 32,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.86% 20.31% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 23,998 28,922 28,169
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for MSBuild in the UK

MSBuild
Top 13 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 January 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 -84 169 £60,000 -4.76% 13
London -69 119 £67,500 -6.90% 5
UK excluding London -27 55 £52,500 +5.00% 9
South East +22 37 £52,500 +2.44% 4
South West +25 9 £47,500 -13.64%
Scotland -25 3 £40,000 +37.93%
Midlands +42 2 £57,500 +4.55% 3
North of England +34 2 £57,500 -
Wales - 2 £54,250 - 1
West Midlands +40 1 £57,500 +2.22% 3
North West +25 1 £57,500 +27.78%
East Midlands +23 1 - -
Yorkshire +20 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 146 (83.91%) .NET
2 137 (78.74%) C#
3 124 (71.26%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (69.54%) Continuous Integration
5 116 (66.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 115 (66.09%) TeamCity
7 113 (64.94%) DevOps
8 106 (60.92%) SQL
9 102 (58.62%) Finance
10 89 (51.15%) PowerShell
11 80 (45.98%) Jenkins
12 78 (44.83%) Team Foundation Server
13 77 (44.25%) ASP.NET
14 70 (40.23%) Banking
15 67 (38.51%) Software Engineering
16 64 (36.78%) CSS
16 64 (36.78%) HTML
17 63 (36.21%) IIS
17 63 (36.21%) ASP.NET Web API
18 62 (35.63%) Windows
18 62 (35.63%) JavaScript
19 61 (35.06%) Web Services
19 61 (35.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 60 (34.48%) Git (software)
21 59 (33.91%) Amazon AWS
22 56 (32.18%) SQL Server
23 55 (31.61%) Scrum
24 54 (31.03%) MVC
24 54 (31.03%) Java
24 54 (31.03%) Deployment 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 63 (36.21%) IIS
2 23 (13.22%) Apache
2 23 (13.22%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.90%) CMS
3 12 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.15%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.57%) Confluence
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Maya
Business Applications
1 23 (13.22%) Actimize
2 7 (4.02%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (2.30%) Bloomberg AIM
3 4 (2.30%) Eagle PACE
3 4 (2.30%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.57%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 59 (33.91%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (9.20%) SaaS
4 12 (6.90%) IaaS
5 10 (5.75%) PaaS
6 8 (4.60%) NuGet
7 4 (2.30%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.72%) npm
9 2 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.57%) GitHub
10 1 (0.57%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.02%) DNS
2 6 (3.45%) HTTP
2 6 (3.45%) SSL
3 3 (1.72%) Network Security
4 1 (0.57%) SMS
4 1 (0.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (32.18%) SQL Server
2 46 (26.44%) MongoDB
3 34 (19.54%) NoSQL
4 14 (8.05%) MySQL
5 8 (4.60%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (3.45%) CouchDB
7 6 (3.45%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.87%) Redis
9 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.57%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 116 (66.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 115 (66.09%) TeamCity
3 80 (45.98%) Jenkins
4 78 (44.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 61 (35.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 60 (34.48%) Git (software)
7 45 (25.86%) Maven
8 27 (15.52%) Hudson
9 25 (14.37%) Visual Studio
10 23 (13.22%) Vagrant
11 14 (8.05%) Grunt
11 14 (8.05%) NUnit
12 13 (7.47%) gulp
13 9 (5.17%) Mercurial
14 8 (4.60%) ReSharper
15 7 (4.02%) Ant
15 7 (4.02%) Sonatype Nexus
16 6 (3.45%) Subversion
17 5 (2.87%) Gradle
17 5 (2.87%) SpecFlow
General
1 102 (58.62%) Finance
2 70 (40.23%) Banking
3 22 (12.64%) Front Office
4 13 (7.47%) Retail
5 9 (5.17%) Private Banking
6 7 (4.02%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
7 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (50.57%) Developer
2 49 (28.16%) .NET Developer
3 36 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 32 (18.39%) C# Developer
5 27 (15.52%) Software Developer
6 24 (13.79%) Linux Engineer
6 24 (13.79%) Windows Engineer
7 20 (11.49%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 20 (11.49%) Software Engineer
8 19 (10.92%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (10.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 19 (10.92%) Windows DevOps Engineer
9 14 (8.05%) .NET Software Developer
9 14 (8.05%) Agile Developer
9 14 (8.05%) C# Software Engineer
10 13 (7.47%) C# Software Developer
10 13 (7.47%) Senior Developer
10 13 (7.47%) Web Developer
11 12 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (83.91%) .NET
2 77 (44.25%) ASP.NET
3 64 (36.78%) CSS
3 64 (36.78%) HTML
4 63 (36.21%) ASP.NET Web API
5 61 (35.06%) Web Services
6 47 (27.01%) AngularJS
7 45 (25.86%) HTML5
8 44 (25.29%) REST
9 41 (23.56%) JSON
10 36 (20.69%) Node.js
11 34 (19.54%) React
12 28 (16.09%) .NET Framework
13 26 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (14.37%) CSS3
15 24 (13.79%) XML
16 23 (13.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 23 (13.22%) Vue.js
17 20 (11.49%) Entity Framework
18 17 (9.77%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.54%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (11.49%) Derivative
3 19 (10.92%) User Experience
4 17 (9.77%) Fixed Income
5 16 (9.20%) Equities
5 16 (9.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (6.32%) Hedge funds
7 10 (5.75%) Exotic Derivative
7 10 (5.75%) FMCG
7 10 (5.75%) Mobile Banking
7 10 (5.75%) Online Banking
8 7 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.30%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.72%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (1.15%) Video on Demand
12 1 (0.57%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 62 (35.63%) Windows
2 41 (23.56%) Linux
3 37 (21.26%) Windows Server
4 23 (13.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (9.77%) CentOS
6 15 (8.62%) Ubuntu
7 14 (8.05%) Fedora
8 13 (7.47%) SUSE
9 2 (1.15%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.15%) Unix
9 2 (1.15%) VMS
10 1 (0.57%) Debian
10 1 (0.57%) openSUSE
10 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (71.26%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (69.54%) Continuous Integration
3 113 (64.94%) DevOps
4 67 (38.51%) Software Engineering
5 55 (31.61%) Scrum
6 54 (31.03%) Deployment Automation
6 54 (31.03%) MVC
7 52 (29.89%) Continuous Deployment
8 39 (22.41%) SOLID
9 33 (18.97%) Configuration Management
10 30 (17.24%) Open Source
11 27 (15.52%) OO
12 25 (14.37%) Microservices
13 24 (13.79%) Front End Development
14 23 (13.22%) Anti-Money Laundering
15 21 (12.07%) Domain-Driven Design
16 20 (11.49%) Asset Management
16 20 (11.49%) Web Development
17 17 (9.77%) TDD
18 16 (9.20%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (78.74%) C#
2 106 (60.92%) SQL
3 89 (51.15%) PowerShell
4 62 (35.63%) JavaScript
5 54 (31.03%) Java
6 34 (19.54%) Python
7 20 (11.49%) Bash Shell
8 13 (7.47%) C
8 13 (7.47%) C++
9 11 (6.32%) Korn
9 11 (6.32%) Ruby
10 10 (5.75%) Bourne shell
10 10 (5.75%) Perl
11 7 (4.02%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.30%) R
12 4 (2.30%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.15%) Go
13 2 (1.15%) Groovy
13 2 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (5.75%) Degree
2 3 (1.72%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.20%) QA
System Software
1 24 (13.79%) Docker
2 2 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.57%) etcd
3 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (19.54%) Ansible
2 33 (18.97%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (18.39%) Puppet
4 19 (10.92%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.87%) Terraform
6 2 (1.15%) logstash
6 2 (1.15%) Packer
7 1 (0.57%) Consul
7 1 (0.57%) Graphite
7 1 (0.57%) Kibana
7 1 (0.57%) Mesos
7 1 (0.57%) Nagios
7 1 (0.57%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 37 (21.26%) Oracle
2 27 (15.52%) Dynatrace
2 27 (15.52%) Red Hat
3 23 (13.22%) Atlassian
4 20 (11.49%) Microsoft
5 15 (8.62%) Charles River
6 13 (7.47%) Sitecore
7 12 (6.90%) Splunk
8 4 (2.30%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.30%) Calypso
8 4 (2.30%) FXall
8 4 (2.30%) Thunderhead
9 3 (1.72%) Google
10 2 (1.15%) SAP
10 2 (1.15%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.57%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.57%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.57%) RedGate
11 1 (0.57%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.57%) VMware