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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 245 295 340
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +45
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 15 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.080% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.29% 0.59% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 13
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £56,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1166 1362 2106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.64% 13.57% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1072 1194 1837
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing MSTest as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 May 2016, IT jobs citing MSTest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 72 (100.00%) .NET
1 72 (100.00%) NUnit
2 71 (98.61%) C#
3 68 (94.44%) MVC
4 67 (93.06%) ASP.NET
5 64 (88.89%) Finance
6 62 (86.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 62 (86.11%) Moq
7 61 (84.72%) .NET Framework
8 60 (83.33%) Banking
9 59 (81.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 58 (80.56%) Rhino Mocks
11 45 (62.50%) Dependency Injection
11 45 (62.50%) Multithreading
12 42 (58.33%) Inversion of Control
13 28 (38.89%) Law
14 17 (23.61%) TDD
15 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
17 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
18 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
19 9 (12.50%) HTML
19 9 (12.50%) Front End Development
20 8 (11.11%) AngularJS
20 8 (11.11%) SaaS
20 8 (11.11%) SQL
20 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
20 8 (11.11%) WCF
21 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
22 6 (8.33%) Windows

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.78%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.78%) Couchbase
4 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 72 (100.00%) NUnit
2 62 (86.11%) Moq
3 58 (80.56%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.78%) Subversion
6 1 (1.39%) git-flow
6 1 (1.39%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.39%) NSubstitute
6 1 (1.39%) Selenium
6 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (88.89%) Finance
2 60 (83.33%) Banking
3 28 (38.89%) Law
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 71 (98.61%) Developer
2 62 (86.11%) C# Developer
3 54 (75.00%) .NET Developer
4 46 (63.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 45 (62.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 43 (59.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Agile C# Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Agile Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Junior
9 3 (4.17%) Junior .NET Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Junior Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Senior Agile Developer
11 1 (1.39%) Junior C# Developer
11 1 (1.39%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (100.00%) .NET
2 67 (93.06%) ASP.NET
3 62 (86.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 61 (84.72%) .NET Framework
5 59 (81.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (12.50%) HTML
8 8 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 8 (11.11%) WCF
9 5 (6.94%) CSS
9 5 (6.94%) HTML5
9 5 (6.94%) jQuery
10 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (5.56%) WPF
11 3 (4.17%) Entity Framework
11 3 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (4.17%) OAuth2
11 3 (4.17%) OpenID
11 3 (4.17%) RESTful
11 3 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (58.33%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (5.56%) Fintech
3 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.39%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.39%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (94.44%) MVC
2 45 (62.50%) Dependency Injection
2 45 (62.50%) Multithreading
3 17 (23.61%) TDD
4 15 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.33%) MVVM
8 5 (6.94%) SDLC
9 4 (5.56%) Asset Management
9 4 (5.56%) BDD
9 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.56%) SOLID
10 3 (4.17%) OO
10 3 (4.17%) Open Source
10 3 (4.17%) Scrum
10 3 (4.17%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.17%) Web Development
11 2 (2.78%) Domain-Driven Design
11 2 (2.78%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (98.61%) C#
2 10 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 8 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (2.78%) Ruby
5 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.39%) Facebook
2 1 (1.39%) Twitter