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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 308 325 341
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +16
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 8 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.070% 0.051% 0.055%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% 0.34% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 6
Average salary £53,750 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.21% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £51,250 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
1585 1785 1653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.91% 15.07% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1409 1621 1539
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 37 (97.37%) C#
1 37 (97.37%) .NET
2 34 (89.47%) SQL Server
3 33 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (84.21%) MVC
5 27 (71.05%) ASP.NET
6 25 (65.79%) .NET Framework
7 24 (63.16%) CSS
7 24 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (60.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 23 (60.53%) TDD
8 23 (60.53%) jQuery
9 20 (52.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (50.00%) WCF
11 17 (44.74%) Visual Studio
12 16 (42.11%) HTML
12 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
12 16 (42.11%) Finance
12 16 (42.11%) Ajax
13 15 (39.47%) Scrum
13 15 (39.47%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (34.21%) OO
14 13 (34.21%) NUnit
14 13 (34.21%) Unit Testing
14 13 (34.21%) SpecFlow
14 13 (34.21%) Rhino Mocks
15 12 (31.58%) BDD
15 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (31.58%) WPF
15 12 (31.58%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (5.26%) Umbraco
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.26%) Sitefinity
2 2 (5.26%) Orchard CMS
2 2 (5.26%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Pivotal CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 20 (52.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 2 (5.26%) RavenDB
7 2 (5.26%) Neo4j
8 1 (2.63%) MySQL
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Visual Studio
2 13 (34.21%) NUnit
2 13 (34.21%) Rhino Mocks
2 13 (34.21%) SpecFlow
3 11 (28.95%) Visual Studio Team System
4 10 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (21.05%) Moq
6 7 (18.42%) NSubstitute
7 4 (10.53%) JUnit
7 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
8 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.63%) JSUnit
9 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
9 1 (2.63%) Selenium
9 1 (2.63%) MSBuild
9 1 (2.63%) QUnit
9 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
2 7 (18.42%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Front Office
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Developer
2 15 (39.47%) C# Developer
3 14 (36.84%) .NET Developer
4 9 (23.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
6 6 (15.79%) WPF Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Programmer
9 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Lead .NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Lead C# Developer
9 2 (5.26%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Web Tester
10 1 (2.63%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (97.37%) .NET
2 27 (71.05%) ASP.NET
3 25 (65.79%) .NET Framework
4 24 (63.16%) CSS
4 24 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (60.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 23 (60.53%) jQuery
6 19 (50.00%) WCF
7 16 (42.11%) HTML
7 16 (42.11%) Ajax
8 12 (31.58%) WPF
9 9 (23.68%) HTML5
9 9 (23.68%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (23.68%) XML
10 7 (18.42%) XSLT
11 6 (15.79%) LINQ
12 5 (13.16%) JSON
13 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
13 4 (10.53%) Spring
13 4 (10.53%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.63%) Derivative
3 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Android
3 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (84.21%) MVC
3 23 (60.53%) TDD
4 15 (39.47%) Scrum
5 13 (34.21%) Unit Testing
5 13 (34.21%) OO
6 12 (31.58%) BDD
7 9 (23.68%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
9 7 (18.42%) Business Analysis
9 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
9 7 (18.42%) MVVM
10 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
11 4 (10.53%) Workflow
11 4 (10.53%) ETL
11 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
11 4 (10.53%) Automation Testing
12 3 (7.89%) ETRM
12 3 (7.89%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) C#
2 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 12 (31.58%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.53%) Java
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB
2 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Basel III
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) EPiServer
3 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.26%) Apple
4 1 (2.63%) CODA
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% bonus, 10 % pension
Posted: 27 days ago