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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 299 308 299
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 12 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.048% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.83% 0.32% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 10
Average salary £75,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1447 1549 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.91% 14.91% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1333 1320
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 2015.

MSTest Salary Histogram in the City of London

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (89.47%) TDD
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (73.68%) .NET Framework
3 14 (73.68%) .NET
3 14 (73.68%) C#
3 14 (73.68%) MVC
4 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
4 11 (57.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (52.63%) AngularJS
5 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 8 (42.11%) BDD
6 8 (42.11%) SpecFlow
6 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
6 8 (42.11%) Front Office
6 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 8 (42.11%) NUnit
6 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (42.11%) Web Development
7 7 (36.84%) Scrum
7 7 (36.84%) SQL
8 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
9 5 (26.32%) SSDT

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (26.32%) SSDT
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
7 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
1 8 (42.11%) NUnit
1 8 (42.11%) SpecFlow
2 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) Fiddler
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (10.53%) Moq
4 1 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (5.26%) NSubstitute
General
1 8 (42.11%) Front Office
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Advertising
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) .NET Developer
3 11 (57.89%) C# Developer
4 10 (52.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (42.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (26.32%) Technical Leader
7 1 (5.26%) WPF Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
1 14 (73.68%) .NET Framework
2 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
2 11 (57.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (52.63%) AngularJS
3 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) jQuery
6 2 (10.53%) HTML
6 2 (10.53%) AutoMapper
6 2 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (10.53%) REST
6 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
6 2 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (5.26%) WCF
7 1 (5.26%) WPF
7 1 (5.26%) WinForms
7 1 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
1 5 (26.32%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (89.47%) TDD
2 14 (73.68%) MVC
3 8 (42.11%) Web Development
3 8 (42.11%) BDD
4 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
6 5 (26.32%) ATDD
6 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
6 5 (26.32%) ETL
6 5 (26.32%) Refactoring
6 5 (26.32%) Data Management
7 3 (15.79%) OO
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (5.26%) ETRM
9 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
9 1 (5.26%) MVVM
9 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) XPath
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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