The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MSF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MSF over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Solutions Framework (MSF)
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 942 932
Permanent jobs citing MSF 0 8 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.008% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.009% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 15
Median salary - £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.07%  
UK excluding London median salary - £50,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - -28.57%  

MSF is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 76116 92469 93160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.12% 88.57% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62627 76549 75387
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

MSF
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MSF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for MSF in the UK

MSF
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSF.

Salary trend for MSF in the UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing MSF 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 MSF.

1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 8 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 8 (100.00%) SDLC
1 8 (100.00%) Marketing

MSF
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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Marketing
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Development Manager
1 5 (62.50%) Software Development Manager
1 5 (62.50%) Software Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Development Team Leader
2 3 (37.50%) Software Development Team Leader
2 3 (37.50%) Software Team Leader
2 3 (37.50%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) SDLC
1 8 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 8 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft