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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 112 111 139
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +28
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 24 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.96% 0.78% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.61% 6.42% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 23 17 17
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
428 265 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.19% 12.16% 13.63%
Number of salaries quoted 325 233 367
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 +3 24 £50,000 +33.33%
MSTest
East of England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 63 (100.00%) C#
1 63 (100.00%) .NET
1 63 (100.00%) NUnit
2 62 (98.41%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (90.48%) TDD
4 52 (82.54%) SQL Server
5 48 (76.19%) Rhino Mocks
6 43 (68.25%) Moq
6 43 (68.25%) WCF
7 41 (65.08%) WPF
8 39 (61.90%) MVC
8 39 (61.90%) Scrum
8 39 (61.90%) ASP.NET
9 35 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (50.79%) Castle Windsor
10 32 (50.79%) Unity DI Container
11 31 (49.21%) Ninject
11 31 (49.21%) MVVM
11 31 (49.21%) Dependency Injection
11 31 (49.21%) Inversion of Control
11 31 (49.21%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (49.21%) Kanban
11 31 (49.21%) Spring.NET
11 31 (49.21%) WinForms
11 31 (49.21%) Windows
12 25 (39.68%) .NET Framework
13 24 (38.10%) SQL
14 21 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
15 20 (31.75%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (26.98%) Finance

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.59%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) Internet
2 10 (15.87%) SMS
3 8 (12.70%) NFC
3 8 (12.70%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (82.54%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.94%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 63 (100.00%) NUnit
2 48 (76.19%) Rhino Mocks
3 43 (68.25%) Moq
4 13 (20.63%) ReSharper
5 12 (19.05%) Visual Studio
5 12 (19.05%) CppUnit
5 12 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (19.05%) MbUnit
5 12 (19.05%) xUnit.net
6 8 (12.70%) WiX
6 8 (12.70%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.59%) Hudson
7 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.59%) NSubstitute
7 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 17 (26.98%) Finance
2 12 (19.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (93.65%) Developer
2 38 (60.32%) C# Developer
3 34 (53.97%) C# .NET Developer
4 26 (41.27%) .NET Developer
5 20 (31.75%) Senior Developer
6 12 (19.05%) Senior C# Developer
7 11 (17.46%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 11 (17.46%) Graduate
7 11 (17.46%) Junior
7 11 (17.46%) Junior Developer
7 11 (17.46%) Junior .NET Developer
7 11 (17.46%) Graduate Developer
8 10 (15.87%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (12.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (12.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (12.70%) Software Developer
10 7 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
11 4 (6.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (68.25%) WCF
3 41 (65.08%) WPF
4 39 (61.90%) ASP.NET
5 35 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (50.79%) Castle Windsor
6 32 (50.79%) Unity DI Container
7 31 (49.21%) Ninject
7 31 (49.21%) Spring.NET
7 31 (49.21%) WinForms
8 25 (39.68%) .NET Framework
9 21 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
10 14 (22.22%) XML
10 14 (22.22%) LINQ
11 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 8 (12.70%) Java ME
13 8 (12.70%) XSLT
14 6 (9.52%) HTML
15 5 (7.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (49.21%) Inversion of Control
2 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
3 8 (12.70%) Blackberry
4 5 (7.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 31 (49.21%) Windows
2 12 (19.05%) Android
3 8 (12.70%) Apple iOS
3 8 (12.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (98.41%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (90.48%) TDD
3 39 (61.90%) MVC
3 39 (61.90%) Scrum
4 31 (49.21%) MVVM
4 31 (49.21%) Dependency Injection
4 31 (49.21%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (49.21%) Kanban
5 20 (31.75%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (20.63%) Software Engineering
7 12 (19.05%) Unit Testing
8 11 (17.46%) Web Application Development
9 8 (12.70%) Multithreading
9 8 (12.70%) Regression Testing
10 4 (6.35%) Android Development
11 1 (1.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.59%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (38.10%) SQL
3 15 (23.81%) VB
3 15 (23.81%) VB.NET
4 12 (19.05%) C++
4 12 (19.05%) PowerShell
5 8 (12.70%) XAML
5 8 (12.70%) Java
6 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) MCTS
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (25.40%) MCP
1 16 (25.40%) MCAD
1 16 (25.40%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Telerik
2 4 (6.35%) Facebook