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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 119 96 118
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +22
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 9 48 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.43% 2.01% 0.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.43% 14.59% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 47 23
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
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
370 329 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.56% 13.74% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 310 283 320
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £26,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -28 9 £55,000 +46.66% 1
MSTest
East of England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 16 (84.21%) C#
1 16 (84.21%) .NET
1 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
1 16 (84.21%) NUnit
2 15 (78.95%) WCF
2 15 (78.95%) LINQ
3 14 (73.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
5 11 (57.89%) .NET Framework
5 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (52.63%) MVC
6 10 (52.63%) XAML
6 10 (52.63%) Banking
6 10 (52.63%) WPF
7 9 (47.37%) Finance
7 9 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (42.11%) XML
8 8 (42.11%) XSLT
8 8 (42.11%) Multithreading
9 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (36.84%) TDD
10 6 (31.58%) Java
10 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
10 6 (31.58%) SMS
10 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
10 6 (31.58%) SMPP
10 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
10 6 (31.58%) Scrum
10 6 (31.58%) ISO 8583
10 6 (31.58%) Telerik

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SMS
1 6 (31.58%) SMPP
1 6 (31.58%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (84.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) NUnit
2 9 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (31.58%) WiX
3 6 (31.58%) MSBuild
3 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (52.63%) Banking
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Programmer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Programmer
3 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) AWS Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Team Leader
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
4 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) WCF
2 15 (78.95%) LINQ
3 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
4 11 (57.89%) .NET Framework
4 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (52.63%) WPF
6 8 (42.11%) XML
6 8 (42.11%) XSLT
7 6 (31.58%) Java ME
8 1 (5.26%) CSS
8 1 (5.26%) HTML5
8 1 (5.26%) CSS3
8 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (10.53%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Android
1 6 (31.58%) Apple iOS
1 6 (31.58%) Windows Phone
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) MVC
2 8 (42.11%) Multithreading
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) XAML
3 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
3 6 (31.58%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) ISO 8583
2 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Telerik
2 3 (15.79%) Facebook
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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