Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSBuild
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 1020 1090
Rank change year-on-year +187 +70 -72
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 341 232 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 0.65% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 295 206 175
UK median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,625 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +25.00%

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 36434 35853 37833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.65% 18.43% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 29586 31090 32031
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,600
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +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 21 September 2017.

Salary histogram for MSBuild in the UK

MSBuild
Top 12 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 21 September 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 +142 314 £57,500 +21.05% 17
London +40 177 £65,000 +23.81% 13
UK excluding London +135 163 £47,500 +5.56% 5
South East +92 57 £57,500 +27.78% 2
East of England +29 35 £47,500 -14.87% 1
South West +19 29 £52,500 +23.53%
Scotland +14 26 £29,000 - 1
Midlands +30 15 £45,000 -2.70%
East Midlands +38 10 £30,000 -42.86%
West Midlands +15 5 £55,000 +54.93%
North West -16 1 - - 1
North of England -19 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 313 (91.79%) .NET
2 284 (83.28%) C#
3 246 (72.14%) Agile Software Development
4 228 (66.86%) DevOps
5 205 (60.12%) ASP.NET
6 196 (57.48%) Continuous Integration
7 183 (53.67%) TeamCity
8 172 (50.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 164 (48.09%) Finance
10 152 (44.57%) Configuration Management
11 151 (44.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 138 (40.47%) SOLID
13 136 (39.88%) PowerShell
13 136 (39.88%) Software Engineering
14 135 (39.59%) TDD
15 133 (39.00%) Scrum
16 127 (37.24%) Octopus Deploy
17 125 (36.66%) Banking
18 119 (34.90%) Jenkins
19 112 (32.84%) Microsoft
20 105 (30.79%) SQL Server
21 99 (29.03%) MVC
21 99 (29.03%) Open Source
22 98 (28.74%) Greenfield Project
23 96 (28.15%) Microservices
24 94 (27.57%) Domain-Driven Design
24 94 (27.57%) SQL
25 91 (26.69%) Online Banking
26 90 (26.39%) CQRS
26 90 (26.39%) HATEOAS

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 50 (14.66%) IIS
2 22 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.64%) Confluence
4 6 (1.76%) CMS
4 6 (1.76%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.47%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.17%) Apache
6 4 (1.17%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 40 (11.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (17.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (14.37%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (7.04%) SaaS
4 20 (5.87%) PaaS
5 17 (4.99%) IaaS
6 5 (1.47%) npm
7 4 (1.17%) GitHub
8 3 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.69%) SSL
2 11 (3.23%) HTTP
3 6 (1.76%) DNS
3 6 (1.76%) SMTP
4 5 (1.47%) IMAP
4 5 (1.47%) Kerberos
4 5 (1.47%) LDAP
4 5 (1.47%) VoIP
5 4 (1.17%) Firewall
6 3 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (30.79%) SQL Server
2 47 (13.78%) Relational Database
3 23 (6.74%) MongoDB
4 21 (6.16%) NoSQL
5 20 (5.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (4.11%) CouchDB
7 14 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (3.81%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.76%) Redis
11 4 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.88%) MySQL
12 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.29%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 183 (53.67%) TeamCity
2 172 (50.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 127 (37.24%) Octopus Deploy
4 119 (34.90%) Jenkins
5 89 (26.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 80 (23.46%) Git (software)
7 71 (20.82%) NUnit
8 62 (18.18%) Hudson
9 46 (13.49%) Subversion
10 40 (11.73%) Maven
11 37 (10.85%) Moq
12 35 (10.26%) NuGet
13 28 (8.21%) Visual Studio
14 25 (7.33%) CMake
14 25 (7.33%) Selenium
15 23 (6.74%) Artifactory
16 22 (6.45%) SonarQube
17 20 (5.87%) Bugzilla
17 20 (5.87%) Phabricator
17 20 (5.87%) Ranorex
General
1 164 (48.09%) Finance
2 125 (36.66%) Banking
3 10 (2.93%) Electronics
3 10 (2.93%) Manufacturing
3 10 (2.93%) Marketing
3 10 (2.93%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.76%) Retail
5 4 (1.17%) Games
6 3 (0.88%) Front Office
7 1 (0.29%) Legal
7 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 218 (63.93%) Developer
2 190 (55.72%) .NET Developer
3 138 (40.47%) C# Developer
4 137 (40.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 88 (25.81%) ASP.NET Developer
6 80 (23.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 42 (12.32%) Software Developer
8 39 (11.44%) Senior Developer
9 37 (10.85%) .NET Software Developer
10 36 (10.56%) C# Software Developer
11 34 (9.97%) Agile .NET Developer
11 34 (9.97%) Agile C# Developer
11 34 (9.97%) Agile Developer
11 34 (9.97%) Senior .NET Developer
11 34 (9.97%) Software Engineer
12 30 (8.80%) DevOps Engineer
13 28 (8.21%) CRM Developer
14 26 (7.62%) C# VB.NET Developer
14 26 (7.62%) Finance Manager
14 26 (7.62%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (91.79%) .NET
2 205 (60.12%) ASP.NET
3 151 (44.28%) ASP.NET Web API
4 90 (26.39%) HATEOAS
5 81 (23.75%) CSS
5 81 (23.75%) HTML
6 76 (22.29%) RESTful
7 75 (21.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 61 (17.89%) WCF
9 58 (17.01%) JSON
9 58 (17.01%) REST
10 55 (16.13%) AngularJS
10 55 (16.13%) jQuery
11 52 (15.25%) .NET Framework
12 48 (14.08%) Web Services
13 47 (13.78%) HTML5
14 44 (12.90%) Ajax
15 35 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 33 (9.68%) CSS3
16 33 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 98 (28.74%) Greenfield Project
2 91 (26.69%) Online Banking
3 21 (6.16%) User Experience
4 20 (5.87%) Robotics
5 16 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.93%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.93%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.35%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.35%) Mobile App
8 7 (2.05%) Learning Management System
9 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.88%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.88%) Clustering
10 3 (0.88%) CMDB
10 3 (0.88%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.88%) Replication
11 2 (0.59%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.29%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.29%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 74 (21.70%) Windows
2 45 (13.20%) Linux
3 38 (11.14%) Windows Server
4 25 (7.33%) Debian
5 16 (4.69%) Android
6 10 (2.93%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.59%) SUSE
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (72.14%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (66.86%) DevOps
3 196 (57.48%) Continuous Integration
4 152 (44.57%) Configuration Management
5 138 (40.47%) SOLID
6 136 (39.88%) Software Engineering
7 135 (39.59%) TDD
8 133 (39.00%) Scrum
9 99 (29.03%) MVC
9 99 (29.03%) Open Source
10 96 (28.15%) Microservices
11 94 (27.57%) Domain-Driven Design
12 90 (26.39%) CQRS
13 87 (25.51%) Mentoring
14 84 (24.63%) Continuous Delivery
15 70 (20.53%) BDD
15 70 (20.53%) Unit Testing
16 64 (18.77%) OO
17 63 (18.48%) Inversion of Control
18 62 (18.18%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 284 (83.28%) C#
2 136 (39.88%) PowerShell
3 94 (27.57%) SQL
4 65 (19.06%) JavaScript
5 52 (15.25%) VB.NET
6 34 (9.97%) Java
7 28 (8.21%) Python
8 24 (7.04%) C++
9 18 (5.28%) T-SQL
10 15 (4.40%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.93%) PHP
12 7 (2.05%) VB
13 6 (1.76%) F#
14 4 (1.17%) C
14 4 (1.17%) VB6
15 3 (0.88%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.88%) Delphi
15 3 (0.88%) Korn
15 3 (0.88%) Ruby
15 3 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (3.52%) Degree
2 3 (0.88%) MCSA
2 3 (0.88%) MCSD
2 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (11.14%) QA
System Software
1 9 (2.64%) Docker
2 3 (0.88%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.88%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 70 (20.53%) Ansible
2 69 (20.23%) Opscode Chef
2 69 (20.23%) Puppet
3 31 (9.09%) Nagios
4 8 (2.35%) Terraform
5 4 (1.17%) Icinga
5 4 (1.17%) Mesos
6 3 (0.88%) Marathon
6 3 (0.88%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.29%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 112 (32.84%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.69%) Oracle
3 10 (2.93%) SAP
4 8 (2.35%) Cognizant
5 7 (2.05%) VMware
6 6 (1.76%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.17%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.17%) New Relic
7 4 (1.17%) RedGate
8 3 (0.88%) AppDynamics
8 3 (0.88%) Sony
8 3 (0.88%) Splunk
8 3 (0.88%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.59%) CA
9 2 (0.59%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.59%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.29%) Google
10 1 (0.29%) Sonatype
10 1 (0.29%) Thunderhead
10 1 (0.29%) Twitter