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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSBuild
England / West Midlands
Rank 200 238 212
Rank change year-on-year +38 -26  
Permanent jobs citing MSBuild 9 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.049% 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.19% 0.33% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 1
Median salary £57,500 £47,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.41% +12.35%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11%  

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

Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 758 901 780
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 16.32% 14.82% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 652 789 691
Median salary £39,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.05% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

MSBuild
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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
Coventry - 5 £57,500 -
Birmingham +19 4 £45,000 -5.75%
MSBuild
England

MSBuild
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 20 (95.24%) C#
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 12 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (57.14%) Web Services
3 12 (57.14%) SOA
4 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
5 9 (42.86%) MVC
5 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 9 (42.86%) SQL
6 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
6 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
6 8 (38.10%) HTML
6 8 (38.10%) CSS
6 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
6 8 (38.10%) TDD
6 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (38.10%) CQRS
6 8 (38.10%) Database Security
6 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (38.10%) BDD
6 8 (38.10%) Technical Analysis
6 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
6 8 (38.10%) Re-Platforming

MSBuild
Top Related 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 6 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 12 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
3 6 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (28.57%) Hudson
3 6 (28.57%) MSTest
3 6 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 6 (28.57%) Subversion
3 6 (28.57%) TeamCity
4 5 (23.81%) GoCD
General
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) .NET Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Senior .NET Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Senior Developer
4 6 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) AWS Developer
5 5 (23.81%) AWS Software Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) Software Developer
6 4 (19.05%) BizTalk Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Middleware Developer
6 4 (19.05%) WCF Developer
7 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (57.14%) Web Services
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (38.10%) CSS
5 8 (38.10%) HTML
6 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 7 (33.33%) WCF
7 6 (28.57%) JSON
7 6 (28.57%) Middleware
7 6 (28.57%) XML
8 5 (23.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) CentOS
1 1 (4.76%) Fedora
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 12 (57.14%) SOA
3 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
4 9 (42.86%) MVC
5 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
5 8 (38.10%) BDD
5 8 (38.10%) CQRS
5 8 (38.10%) Database Security
5 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
5 8 (38.10%) Re-Platforming
5 8 (38.10%) TDD
5 8 (38.10%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 7 (33.33%) SOLID
7 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 6 (28.57%) Process Management
7 6 (28.57%) Scrum
7 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
4 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 6 (28.57%) Python
6 5 (23.81%) C++
6 5 (23.81%) Go
6 5 (23.81%) Java
7 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.76%) Korn
7 1 (4.76%) Perl
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Ansible
1 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (28.57%) Puppet
1 6 (28.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat