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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 126 108 129
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +21
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 11 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.43% 0.92% 0.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.40% 7.09% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 23
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
459 282 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.09% 13.03% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 336 243 363
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 18 December 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 -15 11 £52,500 +40.00% 1
MSTest
East of England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 41 (97.62%) C#
1 41 (97.62%) .NET
1 41 (97.62%) NUnit
2 38 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (88.10%) TDD
4 36 (85.71%) SQL Server
5 29 (69.05%) Rhino Mocks
6 28 (66.67%) WCF
7 27 (64.29%) WPF
8 26 (61.90%) Scrum
9 24 (57.14%) MVC
9 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET
9 24 (57.14%) Moq
10 23 (54.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (45.24%) Windows
12 18 (42.86%) WinForms
12 18 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
12 18 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
12 18 (42.86%) Spring.NET
12 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (42.86%) Kanban
12 18 (42.86%) Castle Windsor
12 18 (42.86%) Ninject
12 18 (42.86%) MVVM
12 18 (42.86%) Unity DI Container
13 17 (40.48%) .NET Framework
14 14 (33.33%) Finance
15 13 (30.95%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (30.95%) Software Engineering
16 12 (28.57%) LINQ

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) SMS
1 8 (19.05%) SMPP
1 8 (19.05%) NFC
2 5 (11.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (97.62%) NUnit
2 29 (69.05%) Rhino Mocks
3 24 (57.14%) Moq
4 10 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (21.43%) Visual Studio
6 8 (19.05%) WiX
6 8 (19.05%) MSBuild
7 6 (14.29%) xUnit.net
7 6 (14.29%) MbUnit
7 6 (14.29%) ReSharper
7 6 (14.29%) CppUnit
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (88.10%) Developer
2 23 (54.76%) C# Developer
3 20 (47.62%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (26.19%) Senior Developer
5 10 (23.81%) .NET Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Software Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Junior
7 5 (11.90%) Graduate
7 5 (11.90%) Junior Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Junior .NET Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Team Leader
8 4 (9.52%) Software Team Leader
8 4 (9.52%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
9 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (97.62%) .NET
2 28 (66.67%) WCF
3 27 (64.29%) WPF
4 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 23 (54.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (42.86%) Spring.NET
6 18 (42.86%) WinForms
6 18 (42.86%) Castle Windsor
6 18 (42.86%) Ninject
6 18 (42.86%) Unity DI Container
7 17 (40.48%) .NET Framework
8 12 (28.57%) LINQ
9 10 (23.81%) Razor View Engine
10 9 (21.43%) XML
11 8 (19.05%) XSLT
11 8 (19.05%) Java ME
12 5 (11.90%) CSS
12 5 (11.90%) jQuery
12 5 (11.90%) HTML
12 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (19.05%) Blackberry
3 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.90%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Android
3 8 (19.05%) Apple iOS
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (88.10%) TDD
3 26 (61.90%) Scrum
4 24 (57.14%) MVC
5 18 (42.86%) Kanban
5 18 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
5 18 (42.86%) MVVM
5 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (30.95%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (30.95%) Software Engineering
7 8 (19.05%) Regression Testing
7 8 (19.05%) Multithreading
8 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Web Application Development
10 1 (2.38%) Android Development
10 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.38%) Test Strategy
10 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.38%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) C#
2 12 (28.57%) SQL
3 9 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 8 (19.05%) XAML
4 8 (19.05%) Java
5 6 (14.29%) C++
5 6 (14.29%) VB
5 6 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) MCP
1 9 (21.43%) MCAD
1 9 (21.43%) MCSD
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (21.43%) MCTS
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Telerik
2 4 (9.52%) Facebook
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