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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 203 305 319
Rank change year-on-year
+102 +14
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 55 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.82% 0.12% 0.048%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.76% 0.88% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 55 13 5
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1155 1470 1565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.30% 14.12% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1053 1307 1368
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 2016, 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 69 (98.57%) .NET
2 67 (95.71%) C#
2 67 (95.71%) NUnit
3 60 (85.71%) MVC
3 60 (85.71%) Finance
4 59 (84.29%) ASP.NET
4 59 (84.29%) Moq
5 57 (81.43%) .NET Framework
6 54 (77.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 52 (74.29%) Banking
7 52 (74.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 51 (72.86%) Rhino Mocks
9 32 (45.71%) Multithreading
9 32 (45.71%) Dependency Injection
10 27 (38.57%) Inversion of Control
11 24 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (32.86%) Law
13 13 (18.57%) SaaS
14 12 (17.14%) TDD
14 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
14 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
15 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (12.86%) SQL
17 8 (11.43%) HTML
17 8 (11.43%) Degree
18 7 (10.00%) AngularJS
18 7 (10.00%) WPF
19 6 (8.57%) MVVM
19 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
19 6 (8.57%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.43%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 67 (95.71%) NUnit
2 59 (84.29%) Moq
3 51 (72.86%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.29%) MSBuild
6 3 (4.29%) SpecFlow
6 3 (4.29%) Subversion
7 1 (1.43%) NSubstitute
7 1 (1.43%) Selenium
7 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 60 (85.71%) Finance
2 52 (74.29%) Banking
3 23 (32.86%) Law
4 3 (4.29%) Back Office
4 3 (4.29%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.43%) Advertising
5 1 (1.43%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 67 (95.71%) Developer
2 59 (84.29%) .NET Developer
2 59 (84.29%) C# Developer
3 52 (74.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 44 (62.86%) ASP.NET Developer
4 44 (62.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 25 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Agile C# Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Agile Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Graduate
9 2 (2.86%) Junior
9 2 (2.86%) Junior Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (98.57%) .NET
2 59 (84.29%) ASP.NET
3 57 (81.43%) .NET Framework
4 54 (77.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 52 (74.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (11.43%) HTML
8 7 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 7 (10.00%) WPF
9 5 (7.14%) CSS
9 5 (7.14%) Entity Framework
9 5 (7.14%) HTML5
9 5 (7.14%) jQuery
9 5 (7.14%) LINQ
9 5 (7.14%) WinForms
10 4 (5.71%) Middleware
10 4 (5.71%) OAuth2
10 4 (5.71%) OpenID
10 4 (5.71%) WCF
11 3 (4.29%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 27 (38.57%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.29%) Derivative
2 3 (4.29%) Fintech
2 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.43%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (85.71%) MVC
2 32 (45.71%) Dependency Injection
2 32 (45.71%) Multithreading
3 24 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.14%) TDD
5 6 (8.57%) MVVM
5 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.14%) Front End Development
6 5 (7.14%) Scrum
6 5 (7.14%) SDLC
7 4 (5.71%) Open Source
8 3 (4.29%) Manual Testing
8 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.29%) SOLID
8 3 (4.29%) Test Management
8 3 (4.29%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.86%) Data Transformation
9 2 (2.86%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (2.86%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 67 (95.71%) C#
2 9 (12.86%) SQL
3 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.86%) F#
4 2 (2.86%) MATLAB
4 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.86%) VBA
5 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) Facebook
3 1 (1.43%) Twitter
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