The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 121 87 114
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +27
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 6 50 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.29% 2.05% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.75% 12.20% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 49 32
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +10.29%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MSTest
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
342 410 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.50% 16.80% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 270 345 392
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,569 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the Cambridgeshire region.

MSTest Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

MSTest
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -19 6 £47,500 +26.66%
MSTest
East of England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 10 (83.33%) .NET
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 10 (83.33%) C#
1 10 (83.33%) NUnit
2 9 (75.00%) WCF
2 9 (75.00%) LINQ
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (41.67%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (41.67%) WPF
4 5 (41.67%) Banking
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) MVC
4 5 (41.67%) XAML
5 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 4 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) XSLT
5 4 (33.33%) Handset
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
5 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (16.67%) ISEB
6 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Linux

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) NUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) AWS Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Programmer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Programmer
3 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
1 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 9 (75.00%) WCF
2 9 (75.00%) LINQ
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (41.67%) WPF
5 4 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) XSLT
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (33.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
2 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) XAML
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft