The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 113 107 85
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 4 8 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.26% 0.49% 1.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.32% 2.55% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 28
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
MSTest
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
302 314 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.82% 19.10% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 267 241 193
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MSTest
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the Cambridge region.

MSTest Salary Trend in Cambridge

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing MSTest also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MSTest.

1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) LINQ
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (100.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 2 (50.00%) NFC
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 8583
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) XAML
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing MSTest also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MSTest. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) NFC
1 2 (50.00%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
2 2 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) LINQ
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Concurrent Programming
1 4 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
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