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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 107 78 101
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +23
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 6 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.38% 2.34% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.05% 15.18% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6 34 17
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
292 224 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.56% 15.38% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 241 202 187
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 21 (87.50%) C#
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
1 21 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 21 (87.50%) NUnit
2 17 (70.83%) WCF
3 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (62.50%) TDD
3 15 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (58.33%) WPF
4 14 (58.33%) LINQ
4 14 (58.33%) MVC
5 11 (45.83%) XAML
5 11 (45.83%) Finance
5 11 (45.83%) Scrum
5 11 (45.83%) .NET Framework
5 11 (45.83%) Banking
5 11 (45.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
7 8 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 8 (33.33%) ISO 8583
7 8 (33.33%) Blackberry
7 8 (33.33%) SMPP
7 8 (33.33%) SMS
7 8 (33.33%) XML
7 8 (33.33%) XSLT
7 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 8 (33.33%) Java
7 8 (33.33%) Telerik

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) SMS
1 8 (33.33%) SMPP
1 8 (33.33%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 15 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (87.50%) NUnit
2 11 (45.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (33.33%) WiX
3 8 (33.33%) MSBuild
3 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 6 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (16.67%) Moq
6 1 (4.17%) MbUnit
6 1 (4.17%) xUnit.net
6 1 (4.17%) ReSharper
6 1 (4.17%) CppUnit
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
1 11 (45.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 7 (29.17%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Team Leader
5 4 (16.67%) Software Team Leader
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
6 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Programmer
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 17 (70.83%) WCF
3 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (58.33%) WPF
4 14 (58.33%) LINQ
5 11 (45.83%) .NET Framework
6 8 (33.33%) Java ME
6 8 (33.33%) XML
6 8 (33.33%) XSLT
7 3 (12.50%) WinForms
7 3 (12.50%) CSS
7 3 (12.50%) HTML
7 3 (12.50%) Spring.NET
7 3 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
7 3 (12.50%) Ninject
7 3 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (8.33%) jQuery
9 1 (4.17%) CSS3
9 1 (4.17%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Android
1 8 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 8 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 6 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (62.50%) TDD
2 14 (58.33%) MVC
3 11 (45.83%) Scrum
4 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 8 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 3 (12.50%) Kanban
6 3 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (12.50%) MVVM
6 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) C#
2 11 (45.83%) XAML
3 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 8 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) ISO 8583
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Telerik
2 4 (16.67%) Facebook
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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