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

Microsoft MSBuild
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 717 824 833
Rank change year-on-year +107 +9  
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 166 99 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.90% 0.56% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 142 87 113
Median salary £53,750 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £62,500 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  

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 18419 17810 18603
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.94% 18.09% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15182 15441 15595
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +105 152 £55,000 +10.00% 23
London +49 76 £60,000 +14.28% 13
South East +62 29 £57,500 +9.52% 6
East of England +18 21 £47,500 -14.87% 1
Cambridge - 20 £47,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 20 £47,500 - 1
South West +9 18 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Surrey +45 17 £63,000 +23.52% 1
Reigate - 14 £63,000 - 1
Bristol -23 12 £52,500 +23.52%
Kent +13 11 £40,000 -23.80%
Folkestone -1 11 £40,000 -11.11%
Edinburgh - 11 - - 1
Scotland - 11 - - 1
East Midlands +22 7 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Bournemouth - 5 £35,000 - 1
Dorset - 5 £35,000 - 1
Nottingham - 4 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £45,000 -
City of London +20 3 £47,500 -22.44% 1
Ilkeston - 2 £29,250 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £29,250 - 1
Berkshire +31 1 - - 5
Leicestershire +11 1 - -
West Midlands +5 1 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Hertfordshire -4 1 £55,000 -1.43%
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £55,000 -
Redhill - 1 £69,000 -
Reading - 1 - - 5

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 285 (90.19%) .NET
2 257 (81.33%) C#
3 215 (68.04%) Agile Software Development
4 202 (63.92%) Continuous Integration
5 199 (62.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 176 (55.70%) DevOps
7 175 (55.38%) ASP.NET
8 161 (50.95%) TeamCity
9 140 (44.30%) Finance
10 136 (43.04%) Configuration Management
11 125 (39.56%) PowerShell
12 123 (38.92%) Scrum
13 122 (38.61%) TDD
13 122 (38.61%) Octopus Deploy
14 114 (36.08%) SQL Server
15 108 (34.18%) ASP.NET Web API
16 107 (33.86%) Banking
17 106 (33.54%) Software Engineering
17 106 (33.54%) SQL
18 105 (33.23%) SOLID
19 104 (32.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 103 (32.59%) Microsoft
21 99 (31.33%) Jenkins
22 89 (28.16%) Puppet
23 88 (27.85%) Opscode Chef
23 88 (27.85%) Ansible
23 88 (27.85%) MVC
24 81 (25.63%) Hudson
25 79 (25.00%) HTML
25 79 (25.00%) CSS

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 60 (18.99%) IIS
2 27 (8.54%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.53%) Confluence
4 7 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.58%) Apache
6 5 (1.58%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.95%) CMS
8 2 (0.63%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.63%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.32%) JBoss
9 1 (0.32%) nginx
9 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 46 (14.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.63%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 52 (16.46%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (15.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.85%) IaaS
3 9 (2.85%) PaaS
4 5 (1.58%) SaaS
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 9 (2.85%) SSL
2 7 (2.22%) SMTP
3 6 (1.90%) DNS
3 6 (1.90%) Firewall
3 6 (1.90%) HTTP
3 6 (1.90%) LDAP
3 6 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.58%) IMAP
4 5 (1.58%) Kerberos
4 5 (1.58%) VoIP
5 3 (0.95%) Network Security
6 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.32%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (36.08%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.13%) Relational Database
3 23 (7.28%) NoSQL
4 22 (6.96%) MongoDB
4 22 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (3.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.16%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (3.16%) Redis
8 7 (2.22%) RavenDB
9 5 (1.58%) CouchDB
9 5 (1.58%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.27%) MySQL
10 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.32%) Big Data
12 1 (0.32%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 199 (62.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 161 (50.95%) TeamCity
3 122 (38.61%) Octopus Deploy
4 104 (32.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 99 (31.33%) Jenkins
6 81 (25.63%) Hudson
7 71 (22.47%) Git (software)
8 66 (20.89%) NUnit
9 45 (14.24%) Subversion
10 32 (10.13%) Visual Studio
11 25 (7.91%) Moq
12 20 (6.33%) JIRA
13 18 (5.70%) CruiseControl
14 17 (5.38%) GoCD
15 16 (5.06%) SpecFlow
16 12 (3.80%) Grunt
16 12 (3.80%) Rhino Mocks
17 11 (3.48%) Maven
17 11 (3.48%) Psake
18 10 (3.16%) Artifactory
General
1 140 (44.30%) Finance
2 107 (33.86%) Banking
3 25 (7.91%) Retail
4 5 (1.58%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.27%) Electronics
5 4 (1.27%) Marketing
5 4 (1.27%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.95%) Front Office
7 2 (0.63%) Back Office
7 2 (0.63%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 212 (67.09%) Developer
2 153 (48.42%) .NET Developer
3 102 (32.28%) C# Developer
4 93 (29.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 50 (15.82%) Software Developer
6 40 (12.66%) Software Engineer
7 39 (12.34%) ASP.NET Developer
8 34 (10.76%) C# Software Developer
8 34 (10.76%) CRM Developer
8 34 (10.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 33 (10.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 30 (9.49%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 29 (9.18%) .NET Software Developer
12 27 (8.54%) WPF Developer
13 26 (8.23%) DevOps Engineer
13 26 (8.23%) Senior Developer
14 22 (6.96%) C# VB.NET Developer
14 22 (6.96%) VB.NET Developer
15 21 (6.65%) Senior .NET Developer
16 20 (6.33%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (90.19%) .NET
2 175 (55.38%) ASP.NET
3 108 (34.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 79 (25.00%) CSS
4 79 (25.00%) HTML
5 71 (22.47%) .NET Framework
6 57 (18.04%) Web Services
7 55 (17.41%) WCF
8 50 (15.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 47 (14.87%) HATEOAS
10 46 (14.56%) AngularJS
11 45 (14.24%) REST
12 44 (13.92%) jQuery
13 43 (13.61%) HTML5
13 43 (13.61%) JSON
14 42 (13.29%) Ajax
15 40 (12.66%) RESTful
16 39 (12.34%) MSMQ
17 31 (9.81%) WPF
18 30 (9.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 78 (24.68%) Greenfield Project
2 53 (16.77%) Online Banking
3 16 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.80%) User Experience
5 11 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.53%) Clustering
6 8 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.53%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.22%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.90%) Robotics
9 5 (1.58%) Learning Management System
10 3 (0.95%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.95%) CMDB
10 3 (0.95%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.95%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.95%) Replication
11 2 (0.63%) iPhone
12 1 (0.32%) Online Games
12 1 (0.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 78 (24.68%) Windows
2 50 (15.82%) Windows Server
3 23 (7.28%) Linux
4 16 (5.06%) Android
5 9 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.53%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.22%) Debian
8 6 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.95%) CentOS
9 3 (0.95%) SUSE
9 3 (0.95%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.63%) Fedora
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (68.04%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (63.92%) Continuous Integration
3 176 (55.70%) DevOps
4 136 (43.04%) Configuration Management
5 123 (38.92%) Scrum
6 122 (38.61%) TDD
7 106 (33.54%) Software Engineering
8 105 (33.23%) SOLID
9 88 (27.85%) MVC
10 72 (22.78%) Microservices
11 66 (20.89%) Mentoring
12 65 (20.57%) BDD
13 64 (20.25%) Open Source
14 57 (18.04%) Domain-Driven Design
15 54 (17.09%) OO
16 53 (16.77%) Continuous Delivery
16 53 (16.77%) CQRS
16 53 (16.77%) Release Management
16 53 (16.77%) Unit Testing
17 49 (15.51%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 257 (81.33%) C#
2 125 (39.56%) PowerShell
3 106 (33.54%) SQL
4 74 (23.42%) JavaScript
5 54 (17.09%) VB.NET
6 33 (10.44%) Python
7 26 (8.23%) C++
7 26 (8.23%) Java
7 26 (8.23%) T-SQL
8 17 (5.38%) Go
9 15 (4.75%) Bash Shell
10 13 (4.11%) VB
11 10 (3.16%) F#
11 10 (3.16%) Perl
11 10 (3.16%) PHP
11 10 (3.16%) Ruby
11 10 (3.16%) VB6
12 9 (2.85%) Bourne shell
12 9 (2.85%) Korn
13 5 (1.58%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (2.85%) Degree
2 4 (1.27%) RHCE
2 4 (1.27%) RHCSA
3 3 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (12.97%) QA
System Software
1 35 (11.08%) Docker
2 5 (1.58%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.27%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.32%) NFS
4 1 (0.32%) Samba
4 1 (0.32%) Squid
4 1 (0.32%) Varnish
4 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 89 (28.16%) Puppet
2 88 (27.85%) Ansible
2 88 (27.85%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (11.08%) Nagios
4 23 (7.28%) Terraform
5 7 (2.22%) CFEngine
6 4 (1.27%) Marathon
6 4 (1.27%) Mesos
6 4 (1.27%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.63%) Packer
8 1 (0.32%) Cacti
8 1 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.32%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 103 (32.59%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.65%) Oracle
3 19 (6.01%) Google
4 12 (3.80%) VMware
5 10 (3.16%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.22%) New Relic
6 7 (2.22%) RedGate
7 6 (1.90%) Cognizant
8 5 (1.58%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.27%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (1.27%) IBM
9 4 (1.27%) SAP
10 2 (0.63%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.32%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.32%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.32%) Splunk
11 1 (0.32%) WSO2
11 1 (0.32%) Xamarin
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £63k plus bonus plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £78,000 and expansive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive dep. on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: From £85,000 to £94,999 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 10% pension + 25% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: Dependent on Experience. Includes Pension and bonuses.
Posted: Yesterday
West London
TDA Group
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-60K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stourbridge, West Midlands (County)
CloudThing
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago