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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 98 73 107
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +34
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 9 46 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.62% 2.74% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.11% 18.25% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 45 14
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
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
289 252 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.85% 15.03% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 249 223 217
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 March 2015.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (83.33%) C#
1 15 (83.33%) .NET
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 15 (83.33%) NUnit
2 14 (77.78%) WCF
2 14 (77.78%) LINQ
3 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (55.56%) .NET Framework
6 9 (50.00%) Banking
6 9 (50.00%) WPF
6 9 (50.00%) MVC
6 9 (50.00%) XAML
7 8 (44.44%) Finance
7 8 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
8 7 (38.89%) XML
8 7 (38.89%) XSLT
9 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (33.33%) TDD
10 5 (27.78%) Java ME
10 5 (27.78%) Telerik
10 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
10 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
10 5 (27.78%) Android
10 5 (27.78%) NFC
10 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
10 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
10 5 (27.78%) WiX

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SMS
1 5 (27.78%) SMPP
1 5 (27.78%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) NUnit
2 8 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (27.78%) WiX
3 5 (27.78%) MSBuild
3 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (50.00%) Banking
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) C# Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Programmer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Programmer
3 4 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) AWS Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 2 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) WCF
2 14 (77.78%) LINQ
3 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 10 (55.56%) .NET Framework
4 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (50.00%) WPF
6 7 (38.89%) XML
6 7 (38.89%) XSLT
7 5 (27.78%) Java ME
8 1 (5.56%) CSS
8 1 (5.56%) HTML5
8 1 (5.56%) CSS3
8 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Blackberry
2 4 (22.22%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (11.11%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Android
1 5 (27.78%) Apple iOS
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Phone
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) MVC
2 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) XAML
3 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
3 5 (27.78%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) ISO 8583
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Telerik
2 2 (11.11%) Facebook
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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