The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 72 114 121
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +7
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 53 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.92% 0.70% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.66% 4.59% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 52 14 9
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
284 305 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.64% 15.21% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 255 274 328
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
MSTest
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 2014.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 78 (100.00%) C#
1 78 (100.00%) .NET
2 77 (98.72%) NUnit
3 71 (91.03%) TDD
4 70 (89.74%) WPF
5 67 (85.90%) Scrum
6 60 (76.92%) Rhino Mocks
6 60 (76.92%) Moq
7 58 (74.36%) Windows
8 55 (70.51%) WinForms
8 55 (70.51%) MVVM
8 55 (70.51%) Dependency Injection
8 55 (70.51%) Inversion of Control
8 55 (70.51%) Castle Windsor
8 55 (70.51%) Ninject
8 55 (70.51%) Continuous Integration
8 55 (70.51%) Kanban
8 55 (70.51%) Spring.NET
8 55 (70.51%) Unity DI Container
9 54 (69.23%) SQL Server
10 43 (55.13%) WCF
11 40 (51.28%) ASP.NET
12 38 (48.72%) MVC
12 38 (48.72%) .NET Framework
12 38 (48.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (35.90%) MCTS
13 28 (35.90%) MCP
13 28 (35.90%) MCAD
13 28 (35.90%) MCSD
13 28 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (1.28%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.21%) Internet
2 16 (20.51%) SMS
3 13 (16.67%) SMPP
3 13 (16.67%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 77 (98.72%) NUnit
2 60 (76.92%) Rhino Mocks
2 60 (76.92%) Moq
3 15 (19.23%) Visual Studio
4 13 (16.67%) MSBuild
5 11 (14.10%) WiX
5 11 (14.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.41%) xUnit.net
6 5 (6.41%) CppUnit
6 5 (6.41%) MbUnit
6 5 (6.41%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.28%) Jasmine
General
1 12 (15.38%) Banking
2 8 (10.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 78 (100.00%) Developer
2 47 (60.26%) .NET Developer
3 42 (53.85%) C# Developer
4 41 (52.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (29.49%) Junior
5 23 (29.49%) Junior .NET Developer
5 23 (29.49%) Junior Developer
6 22 (28.21%) Graduate Developer
6 22 (28.21%) Graduate
6 22 (28.21%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 7 (8.97%) Systems Developer
7 7 (8.97%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (6.41%) C# Web Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Web Developer
9 5 (6.41%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (100.00%) .NET
2 70 (89.74%) WPF
3 55 (70.51%) WinForms
3 55 (70.51%) Castle Windsor
3 55 (70.51%) Ninject
3 55 (70.51%) Spring.NET
3 55 (70.51%) Unity DI Container
4 43 (55.13%) WCF
5 40 (51.28%) ASP.NET
6 38 (48.72%) .NET Framework
6 38 (48.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
8 22 (28.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 16 (20.51%) XML
10 15 (19.23%) LINQ
11 12 (15.38%) XSLT
12 11 (14.10%) Java ME
13 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 1 (1.28%) HTML
14 1 (1.28%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 55 (70.51%) Inversion of Control
2 22 (28.21%) Computer Science
3 13 (16.67%) Blackberry
4 6 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (6.41%) Social Network
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 58 (74.36%) Windows
2 13 (16.67%) Android
2 13 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 13 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (91.03%) TDD
2 67 (85.90%) Scrum
3 55 (70.51%) MVVM
3 55 (70.51%) Dependency Injection
3 55 (70.51%) Continuous Integration
3 55 (70.51%) Kanban
4 38 (48.72%) MVC
5 28 (35.90%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (28.21%) Web Application Development
7 14 (17.95%) Multithreading
7 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.41%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.28%) Migration
9 1 (1.28%) Automated Testing
9 1 (1.28%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.28%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (28.21%) VB
2 22 (28.21%) VB.NET
3 18 (23.08%) SQL
4 13 (16.67%) XAML
4 13 (16.67%) Java
5 11 (14.10%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (35.90%) MCTS
1 28 (35.90%) MCP
1 28 (35.90%) MCAD
1 28 (35.90%) MCSD
1 28 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.38%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Telerik
2 5 (6.41%) Facebook
2 5 (6.41%) Twitter
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.28%) EMC
4 1 (1.28%) Primavera
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle
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