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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 121 103 122
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 8 26 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.35% 1.26% 1.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.90% 9.56% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 29
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 £40,000
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
421 272 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.34% 13.16% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 318 234 343
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 30 January 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 -22 8 £55,000 +46.66% 1
MSTest
East of England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (93.33%) C#
1 28 (93.33%) .NET
1 28 (93.33%) SQL Server
1 28 (93.33%) NUnit
2 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (76.67%) TDD
3 20 (66.67%) WCF
4 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (56.67%) WPF
5 17 (56.67%) MVC
6 15 (50.00%) Scrum
7 14 (46.67%) Finance
7 14 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (46.67%) Rhino Mocks
8 13 (43.33%) Software Engineering
8 13 (43.33%) LINQ
9 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
10 10 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (33.33%) XAML
10 10 (33.33%) Banking
11 9 (30.00%) Windows
11 9 (30.00%) Moq
12 8 (26.67%) Apple iOS
12 8 (26.67%) WiX
12 8 (26.67%) MSBuild
12 8 (26.67%) Windows Phone
12 8 (26.67%) SMS
12 8 (26.67%) Blackberry
12 8 (26.67%) SMPP

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) SMS
1 8 (26.67%) SMPP
1 8 (26.67%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (93.33%) NUnit
2 14 (46.67%) Rhino Mocks
3 10 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (30.00%) Moq
5 8 (26.67%) WiX
5 8 (26.67%) MSBuild
5 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (6.67%) ReSharper
6 2 (6.67%) xUnit.net
6 2 (6.67%) CppUnit
6 2 (6.67%) MbUnit
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) C# Developer
3 11 (36.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (30.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Software Team Leader
7 4 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) Team Leader
7 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Programmer
8 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
8 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) .NET
2 20 (66.67%) WCF
3 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (56.67%) WPF
5 13 (43.33%) LINQ
6 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
7 8 (26.67%) XML
7 8 (26.67%) XSLT
7 8 (26.67%) Java ME
8 7 (23.33%) WinForms
8 7 (23.33%) Unity DI Container
8 7 (23.33%) Ninject
8 7 (23.33%) Castle Windsor
8 7 (23.33%) Spring.NET
9 6 (20.00%) HTML
9 6 (20.00%) CSS
10 5 (16.67%) jQuery
11 2 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 7 (23.33%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Apple iOS
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Phone
2 8 (26.67%) Android
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (76.67%) TDD
2 17 (56.67%) MVC
3 15 (50.00%) Scrum
4 13 (43.33%) Software Engineering
5 8 (26.67%) Regression Testing
5 8 (26.67%) Multithreading
6 7 (23.33%) Kanban
6 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (23.33%) MVVM
6 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (23.33%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) C#
2 10 (33.33%) XAML
3 8 (26.67%) Java
3 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
4 7 (23.33%) SQL
5 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) C++
6 2 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.00%) MCP
1 3 (10.00%) MCAD
1 3 (10.00%) MCSD
1 3 (10.00%) MCTS
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Telerik
2 4 (13.33%) Facebook
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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