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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 298 308 303
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 12 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.058% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.83% 0.39% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 10
Average salary £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £40,000 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average 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
1441 1552 1503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.00% 14.97% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1284 1360 1350
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (89.47%) TDD
2 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
3 15 (78.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (73.68%) .NET
4 14 (73.68%) C#
4 14 (73.68%) MVC
5 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (63.16%) .NET Framework
7 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
8 10 (52.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (47.37%) SpecFlow
9 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (47.37%) NUnit
9 9 (47.37%) Scrum
9 9 (47.37%) Visual Studio
10 8 (42.11%) SQL
10 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
10 8 (42.11%) BDD
11 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
11 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (36.84%) Refactoring
12 6 (31.58%) Web Development
12 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (31.58%) Front Office
12 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
12 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (26.32%) SSDT
6 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
8 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) SpecFlow
1 9 (47.37%) NUnit
1 9 (47.37%) Visual Studio
2 6 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (5.26%) CruiseControl
4 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
4 1 (5.26%) NSubstitute
4 1 (5.26%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (5.26%) Moq
General
1 6 (31.58%) Front Office
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) C# Developer
3 10 (52.63%) .NET Developer
4 9 (47.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (36.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (31.58%) Technical Leader
7 2 (10.53%) WPF Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) .NET Framework
3 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET
4 10 (52.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (36.84%) AngularJS
5 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (21.05%) CSS
7 3 (15.79%) HTML
7 3 (15.79%) WCF
7 3 (15.79%) WPF
7 3 (15.79%) jQuery
8 2 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (10.53%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (10.53%) Ninject
8 2 (10.53%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (10.53%) Ajax
9 1 (5.26%) XML
9 1 (5.26%) XSLT
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 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (89.47%) TDD
3 14 (73.68%) MVC
4 9 (47.37%) Scrum
5 8 (42.11%) BDD
6 7 (36.84%) Refactoring
7 6 (31.58%) Web Development
7 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (31.58%) Mentoring
7 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
8 5 (26.32%) ATDD
8 5 (26.32%) ETL
8 5 (26.32%) Data Management
9 4 (21.05%) OO
10 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (10.53%) OOD
12 1 (5.26%) SOA
12 1 (5.26%) UML
12 1 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
12 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.26%) XPath
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
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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