The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 305 315 332
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +17
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 17 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.034% 0.054%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.01% 0.22% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 6
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £46,750 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
MSTest
London

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

Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1684 1839 1633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.37% 15.55% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1492 1681 1524
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £39,850 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MSTest
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

MSTest Salary Trend in the City of London

MSTest
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

MSTest Salary Histogram in the City of London

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 38 (97.44%) C#
1 38 (97.44%) .NET
2 34 (87.18%) SQL Server
3 30 (76.92%) MVC
4 28 (71.79%) ASP.NET
5 26 (66.67%) CSS
6 25 (64.10%) .NET Framework
7 24 (61.54%) TDD
8 23 (58.97%) jQuery
8 23 (58.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (53.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 21 (53.85%) WCF
10 20 (51.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 18 (46.15%) HTML
11 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
12 16 (41.03%) Visual Studio
12 16 (41.03%) Ajax
13 15 (38.46%) NUnit
13 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (38.46%) Unit Testing
13 15 (38.46%) OO
13 15 (38.46%) Scrum
14 14 (35.90%) Finance
15 13 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
15 13 (33.33%) SpecFlow
16 12 (30.77%) BDD
16 12 (30.77%) SQL
17 11 (28.21%) OOA/OOD
17 11 (28.21%) XML
17 11 (28.21%) WPF

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 5 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (5.13%) Sitefinity
3 2 (5.13%) NServiceBus
3 2 (5.13%) Orchard CMS
3 2 (5.13%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Pivotal CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (87.18%) SQL Server
2 20 (51.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (5.13%) RavenDB
6 2 (5.13%) Neo4j
6 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Visual Studio
2 15 (38.46%) NUnit
3 13 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 13 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 11 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (25.64%) Moq
5 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (17.95%) NSubstitute
7 4 (10.26%) Eclipse
7 4 (10.26%) JUnit
8 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (5.13%) Selenium
9 1 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.56%) JSUnit
9 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.56%) CruiseControl
9 1 (2.56%) QUnit
9 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Investment Banking
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (71.79%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 14 (35.90%) C# Developer
4 9 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (20.51%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (12.82%) WPF Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Test Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Lead C# Developer
9 2 (5.13%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (5.13%) Lead .NET Developer
9 2 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Programmer
9 2 (5.13%) Lead Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Tester
10 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (97.44%) .NET
2 28 (71.79%) ASP.NET
3 26 (66.67%) CSS
4 25 (64.10%) .NET Framework
5 23 (58.97%) jQuery
5 23 (58.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (53.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 21 (53.85%) WCF
7 18 (46.15%) HTML
8 16 (41.03%) Ajax
9 11 (28.21%) XML
9 11 (28.21%) WPF
9 11 (28.21%) HTML5
10 9 (23.08%) XSLT
11 8 (20.51%) RabbitMQ
11 8 (20.51%) LINQ
12 5 (12.82%) JSON
13 4 (10.26%) LINQ to SQL
13 4 (10.26%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (10.26%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.56%) Derivative
2 1 (2.56%) Open Source
2 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Android
3 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) MVC
2 24 (61.54%) TDD
3 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 15 (38.46%) OO
3 15 (38.46%) Scrum
4 12 (30.77%) BDD
5 11 (28.21%) OOA/OOD
6 10 (25.64%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (20.51%) Risk Management
8 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
8 7 (17.95%) Automated Testing
8 7 (17.95%) MVVM
9 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
9 4 (10.26%) Automation Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (10.26%) System Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Workflow
9 4 (10.26%) OOP
9 4 (10.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 38 (97.44%) C#
2 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.77%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 5 (12.82%) Java
6 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) EPiServer
3 2 (5.13%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.13%) Apple
4 1 (2.56%) CODA
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% bonus, 10 % pension
Posted: 21 hours ago