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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 86 94 106
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 29 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.63% 1.17% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.98% 8.37% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 16
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
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
323 215 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.20% 13.95% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 255 198 275
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

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 16 September 2014.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 72 (100.00%) C#
1 72 (100.00%) .NET
1 72 (100.00%) NUnit
2 71 (98.61%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (91.67%) TDD
4 59 (81.94%) Rhino Mocks
5 56 (77.78%) SQL Server
6 55 (76.39%) Moq
7 49 (68.06%) WPF
8 48 (66.67%) WCF
9 46 (63.89%) Scrum
10 42 (58.33%) MVC
10 42 (58.33%) ASP.NET
11 41 (56.94%) Castle Windsor
11 41 (56.94%) Unity DI Container
12 40 (55.56%) MVVM
12 40 (55.56%) Ninject
12 40 (55.56%) Dependency Injection
12 40 (55.56%) Inversion of Control
12 40 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (55.56%) Kanban
12 40 (55.56%) Spring.NET
12 40 (55.56%) Windows
12 40 (55.56%) WinForms
13 39 (54.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (43.06%) SQL
15 28 (38.89%) .NET Framework
15 28 (38.89%) Razor View Engine
16 24 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.39%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.22%) Internet
2 9 (12.50%) SMS
3 6 (8.33%) SMPP
3 6 (8.33%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 72 (100.00%) NUnit
2 59 (81.94%) Rhino Mocks
3 55 (76.39%) Moq
4 16 (22.22%) ReSharper
5 15 (20.83%) xUnit.net
5 15 (20.83%) CppUnit
5 15 (20.83%) MbUnit
6 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 9 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (8.33%) WiX
7 6 (8.33%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.39%) JIRA
8 1 (1.39%) Hudson
8 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.39%) NSubstitute
General
1 9 (12.50%) Banking
2 7 (9.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 72 (100.00%) Developer
2 47 (65.28%) C# Developer
3 44 (61.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 39 (54.17%) .NET Developer
5 23 (31.94%) Senior Developer
6 16 (22.22%) Graduate
6 16 (22.22%) Junior .NET Developer
6 16 (22.22%) Graduate Developer
6 16 (22.22%) Junior
6 16 (22.22%) Junior Developer
6 16 (22.22%) Senior C# Developer
6 16 (22.22%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 14 (19.44%) Senior .NET Developer
8 11 (15.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (15.28%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Software Developer
10 6 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (5.56%) Web Developer
12 3 (4.17%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (68.06%) WPF
3 48 (66.67%) WCF
4 42 (58.33%) ASP.NET
5 41 (56.94%) Castle Windsor
5 41 (56.94%) Unity DI Container
6 40 (55.56%) Ninject
6 40 (55.56%) Spring.NET
6 40 (55.56%) WinForms
7 39 (54.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (38.89%) .NET Framework
8 28 (38.89%) Razor View Engine
9 16 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 12 (16.67%) LINQ
10 12 (16.67%) XML
10 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 6 (8.33%) Java ME
11 6 (8.33%) XSLT
12 5 (6.94%) HTML
13 4 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (55.56%) Inversion of Control
2 16 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 40 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (12.50%) Android
3 6 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 6 (8.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (98.61%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (91.67%) TDD
3 46 (63.89%) Scrum
4 42 (58.33%) MVC
5 40 (55.56%) MVVM
5 40 (55.56%) Dependency Injection
5 40 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (55.56%) Kanban
6 24 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (22.22%) Web Application Development
8 15 (20.83%) Unit Testing
9 6 (8.33%) Regression Testing
9 6 (8.33%) Multithreading
10 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.17%) Android Development
12 1 (1.39%) Pair Programming
12 1 (1.39%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (43.06%) SQL
3 19 (26.39%) VB
3 19 (26.39%) VB.NET
4 15 (20.83%) C++
5 9 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 6 (8.33%) XAML
6 6 (8.33%) Java
7 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (29.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 21 (29.17%) MCP
1 21 (29.17%) MCAD
1 21 (29.17%) MCSD
1 21 (29.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) Telerik
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Posted: Yesterday
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