Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSBuild
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 875 1058 1053
Rank change year-on-year +183 -5 -9
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 316 209 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.87% 0.57% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 260 187 185
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
10th Percentile £40,000 £39,050 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,375 £72,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

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 36455 36806 37289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.54% 18.19% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 29982 31763 31296
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £29,600
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 24 July 2017.

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 24 July 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 +187 294 £57,500 +9.52% 15
London +76 159 £60,000 +9.09% 10
UK excluding London +136 155 £47,500 +5.56% 6
South East +122 63 £61,750 +23.50% 5
East of England +23 26 £47,500 -14.87%
South West +23 24 £45,000 +5.88%
Midlands +46 20 £45,000 -7.93%
Scotland +34 18 - - 1
East Midlands +20 15 £45,000 -10.00%
West Midlands +25 5 £52,500 +31.25%
North of England -4 2 £52,500 +50.00%
North West -36 2 £52,500 +50.00%
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 295 (93.35%) .NET
2 267 (84.49%) C#
3 223 (70.57%) Agile Software Development
4 194 (61.39%) Continuous Integration
5 190 (60.13%) ASP.NET
6 183 (57.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 181 (57.28%) DevOps
8 158 (50.00%) TeamCity
9 144 (45.57%) Finance
10 138 (43.67%) Configuration Management
11 127 (40.19%) TDD
12 124 (39.24%) PowerShell
13 123 (38.92%) Scrum
14 121 (38.29%) ASP.NET Web API
15 113 (35.76%) SOLID
16 110 (34.81%) Octopus Deploy
17 109 (34.49%) Banking
18 108 (34.18%) Microsoft
18 108 (34.18%) SQL Server
19 107 (33.86%) SQL
20 106 (33.54%) Software Engineering
21 97 (30.70%) MVC
22 89 (28.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
23 88 (27.85%) Jenkins
24 78 (24.68%) Greenfield Project
25 77 (24.37%) Microservices
26 76 (24.05%) Mentoring
26 76 (24.05%) HTML
26 76 (24.05%) CSS
27 75 (23.73%) Open Source

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 54 (17.09%) IIS
2 30 (9.49%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.90%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.58%) Confluence
5 4 (1.27%) CMS
5 4 (1.27%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.95%) Apache
6 3 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.95%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.32%) JBoss
7 1 (0.32%) nginx
7 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 47 (14.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (17.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (14.24%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.43%) SaaS
4 12 (3.80%) IaaS
4 12 (3.80%) PaaS
5 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.32%) GitHub
6 1 (0.32%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.32%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.80%) SSL
2 9 (2.85%) HTTP
3 7 (2.22%) SMTP
4 6 (1.90%) Firewall
4 6 (1.90%) LDAP
5 5 (1.58%) DNS
5 5 (1.58%) IMAP
5 5 (1.58%) Kerberos
5 5 (1.58%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.58%) VoIP
6 3 (0.95%) Network Security
7 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.32%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (34.18%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.71%) Relational Database
3 19 (6.01%) NoSQL
3 19 (6.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (5.70%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (2.85%) Redis
6 9 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.53%) CouchDB
7 8 (2.53%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.27%) MySQL
10 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.32%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.32%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 183 (57.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 158 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 110 (34.81%) Octopus Deploy
4 89 (28.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 88 (27.85%) Jenkins
6 73 (23.10%) NUnit
7 72 (22.78%) Git (software)
8 70 (22.15%) Hudson
9 42 (13.29%) Subversion
10 31 (9.81%) Visual Studio
11 28 (8.86%) Moq
12 19 (6.01%) Maven
13 17 (5.38%) JIRA
14 15 (4.75%) CruiseControl
14 15 (4.75%) NuGet
15 14 (4.43%) Artifactory
16 13 (4.11%) SpecFlow
17 12 (3.80%) Grunt
17 12 (3.80%) Rhino Mocks
18 11 (3.48%) SonarQube
General
1 144 (45.57%) Finance
2 109 (34.49%) Banking
3 14 (4.43%) Retail
4 7 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.90%) Electronics
5 6 (1.90%) Marketing
5 6 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.95%) Front Office
7 1 (0.32%) Games
7 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 210 (66.46%) Developer
2 169 (53.48%) .NET Developer
3 108 (34.18%) C# Developer
4 105 (33.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 55 (17.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 47 (14.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 42 (13.29%) Software Developer
8 35 (11.08%) CRM Developer
9 31 (9.81%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 30 (9.49%) .NET Software Developer
10 30 (9.49%) C# Software Developer
11 29 (9.18%) WPF Developer
12 26 (8.23%) Software Engineer
13 25 (7.91%) DevOps Engineer
13 25 (7.91%) Senior Developer
14 24 (7.59%) C# VB.NET Developer
14 24 (7.59%) Finance Manager
14 24 (7.59%) VB.NET Developer
15 21 (6.65%) Senior .NET Developer
15 21 (6.65%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (93.35%) .NET
2 190 (60.13%) ASP.NET
3 121 (38.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 76 (24.05%) CSS
4 76 (24.05%) HTML
5 69 (21.84%) .NET Framework
6 65 (20.57%) HATEOAS
7 60 (18.99%) WCF
8 59 (18.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 59 (18.67%) RESTful
9 53 (16.77%) Web Services
10 51 (16.14%) jQuery
11 47 (14.87%) REST
12 46 (14.56%) JSON
12 46 (14.56%) MSMQ
13 45 (14.24%) AngularJS
14 44 (13.92%) Ajax
15 37 (11.71%) HTML5
16 32 (10.13%) WPF
17 30 (9.49%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 78 (24.68%) Greenfield Project
2 68 (21.52%) Online Banking
3 16 (5.06%) User Experience
4 12 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.16%) Robotics
6 8 (2.53%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.22%) Learning Management System
8 6 (1.90%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.95%) CMDB
9 3 (0.95%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.95%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.95%) Replication
10 2 (0.63%) Clustering
11 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.32%) Online Games
11 1 (0.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 72 (22.78%) Windows
2 43 (13.61%) Windows Server
3 28 (8.86%) Linux
4 15 (4.75%) Android
5 11 (3.48%) Debian
6 8 (2.53%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.95%) SUSE
9 1 (0.32%) CentOS
9 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (70.57%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (61.39%) Continuous Integration
3 181 (57.28%) DevOps
4 138 (43.67%) Configuration Management
5 127 (40.19%) TDD
6 123 (38.92%) Scrum
7 113 (35.76%) SOLID
8 106 (33.54%) Software Engineering
9 97 (30.70%) MVC
10 77 (24.37%) Microservices
11 76 (24.05%) Mentoring
12 75 (23.73%) Open Source
13 72 (22.78%) Domain-Driven Design
14 68 (21.52%) CQRS
15 63 (19.94%) BDD
15 63 (19.94%) Continuous Delivery
16 59 (18.67%) Unit Testing
17 57 (18.04%) Inversion of Control
17 57 (18.04%) OO
17 57 (18.04%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 267 (84.49%) C#
2 124 (39.24%) PowerShell
3 107 (33.86%) SQL
4 68 (21.52%) JavaScript
5 57 (18.04%) VB.NET
6 25 (7.91%) Java
6 25 (7.91%) T-SQL
7 21 (6.65%) Python
8 16 (5.06%) C++
9 15 (4.75%) Bash Shell
10 10 (3.16%) PHP
10 10 (3.16%) VB
11 9 (2.85%) F#
12 7 (2.22%) VB6
13 6 (1.90%) Go
14 5 (1.58%) Bourne shell
14 5 (1.58%) C
14 5 (1.58%) Korn
14 5 (1.58%) Ruby
15 4 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (3.80%) Degree
2 2 (0.63%) RHCE
2 2 (0.63%) RHCSA
3 1 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.39%) QA
System Software
1 18 (5.70%) Docker
2 5 (1.58%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.27%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.63%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.32%) NFS
5 1 (0.32%) Samba
5 1 (0.32%) Squid
5 1 (0.32%) Varnish
5 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 73 (23.10%) Ansible
2 71 (22.47%) Opscode Chef
2 71 (22.47%) Puppet
3 36 (11.39%) Nagios
4 10 (3.16%) Terraform
5 4 (1.27%) Marathon
5 4 (1.27%) Mesos
6 2 (0.63%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.32%) Cacti
7 1 (0.32%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.32%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.32%) WMI
7 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 108 (34.18%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.96%) Oracle
3 11 (3.48%) Cognizant
3 11 (3.48%) VMware
4 8 (2.53%) Google
5 6 (1.90%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.90%) SAP
6 4 (1.27%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.63%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.32%) IBM
8 1 (0.32%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.32%) New Relic
8 1 (0.32%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.32%) RedGate
8 1 (0.32%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.32%) Splunk
8 1 (0.32%) WSO2
8 1 (0.32%) Xamarin
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + annum 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: Dependent on Experience. Includes Pension and bonuses.
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £63k plus bonus plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive dep. on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive dep. on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Twickenham
TDA Group
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Richmond upon Thames
Energon Global
Salary: £60000.00 - £66000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago