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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 106 83 104
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +21
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 4 37 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.29% 2.06% 1.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.45% 10.31% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 37 19
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
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
276 359 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.87% 20.00% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 217 291 266
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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 31 July 2015.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Cambridge

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (90.00%) NUnit
1 9 (90.00%) WCF
1 9 (90.00%) LINQ
2 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Handset
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) XSLT
2 6 (60.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) XAML
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (30.00%) WPF
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Python

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Programmer
3 3 (30.00%) AWS Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Programmer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (90.00%) WCF
1 9 (90.00%) LINQ
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) XSLT
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (30.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Handset
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
1 6 (60.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) XAML
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA