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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 99 89 108
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 10 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.58% 1.42% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.07% 9.29% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 18
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
326 226 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.85% 15.32% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 241 197 220
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 38 (97.44%) C#
1 38 (97.44%) .NET
1 38 (97.44%) NUnit
2 35 (89.74%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (89.74%) TDD
3 34 (87.18%) SQL Server
4 27 (69.23%) Rhino Mocks
5 26 (66.67%) WCF
6 25 (64.10%) WPF
7 24 (61.54%) Scrum
8 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET
8 22 (56.41%) MVC
8 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (56.41%) Moq
9 17 (43.59%) Windows
10 16 (41.03%) WinForms
10 16 (41.03%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (41.03%) Kanban
10 16 (41.03%) Spring.NET
10 16 (41.03%) Dependency Injection
10 16 (41.03%) Inversion of Control
10 16 (41.03%) MVVM
10 16 (41.03%) Castle Windsor
10 16 (41.03%) Ninject
10 16 (41.03%) Unity DI Container
11 15 (38.46%) .NET Framework
12 13 (33.33%) Finance
12 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
13 12 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (28.21%) SQL

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) SMS
1 8 (20.51%) SMPP
1 8 (20.51%) NFC
2 4 (10.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (87.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (97.44%) NUnit
2 27 (69.23%) Rhino Mocks
3 22 (56.41%) Moq
4 9 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
5 8 (20.51%) WiX
5 8 (20.51%) MSBuild
6 6 (15.38%) xUnit.net
6 6 (15.38%) MbUnit
6 6 (15.38%) ReSharper
6 6 (15.38%) CppUnit
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (87.18%) Developer
2 21 (53.85%) C# Developer
3 18 (46.15%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (28.21%) Senior Developer
5 8 (20.51%) .NET Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Software Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Team Leader
8 4 (10.26%) Junior Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) Graduate
8 4 (10.26%) Junior
8 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) Software Team Leader
8 4 (10.26%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Junior .NET Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (97.44%) .NET
2 26 (66.67%) WCF
3 25 (64.10%) WPF
4 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET
5 16 (41.03%) WinForms
5 16 (41.03%) Spring.NET
5 16 (41.03%) Castle Windsor
5 16 (41.03%) Ninject
5 16 (41.03%) Unity DI Container
6 15 (38.46%) .NET Framework
7 11 (28.21%) LINQ
8 9 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
9 8 (20.51%) Java ME
9 8 (20.51%) XML
9 8 (20.51%) XSLT
10 5 (12.82%) CSS
10 5 (12.82%) jQuery
10 5 (12.82%) HTML
10 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (20.51%) Blackberry
3 5 (12.82%) Algorithms
4 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Android
2 8 (20.51%) Apple iOS
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (89.74%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (89.74%) TDD
2 24 (61.54%) Scrum
3 22 (56.41%) MVC
4 16 (41.03%) Kanban
4 16 (41.03%) Dependency Injection
4 16 (41.03%) MVVM
4 16 (41.03%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 12 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (20.51%) Regression Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Multithreading
8 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Web Application Development
10 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.56%) Test Strategy
10 1 (2.56%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (97.44%) C#
2 11 (28.21%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) Java
3 8 (20.51%) XAML
3 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
4 6 (15.38%) C++
5 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.26%) VB
6 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) MCP
1 8 (20.51%) MCAD
1 8 (20.51%) MCSD
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (20.51%) MCTS
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Telerik
2 4 (10.26%) Facebook
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