Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSBuild
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 320 332 323
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9 +6
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 6 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.060% 0.095% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.61% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -34.62% +85.71%
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £46,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £47,500 £56,000
% change year-on-year +31.58% -15.18% +12.00%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1914 1814 1752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.99% 15.72% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1614 1531 1555
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

MSBuild
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MSBuild as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MSBuild in the West Midlands

MSBuild
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for MSBuild in the West Midlands

MSBuild
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSBuild within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Birmingham +13 5 £50,000 +17.65%
Warwickshire - 1 £55,000 -
MSBuild
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MSBuild.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) MCSD
3 3 (50.00%) MCSA
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) PaaS
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

MSBuild
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) PaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (16.67%) GitLab
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Azure Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) JSON
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Kanban
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSA
1 3 (50.00%) MCSD
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Xamarin