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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 306 314 321
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 8 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.074% 0.10% 0.044%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 0.70% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 5
Average salary £70,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% -13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
1505 1713 1528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.98% 14.78% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1327 1507 1385
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (93.75%) TDD
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (68.75%) C#
3 11 (68.75%) .NET
3 11 (68.75%) MVC
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (50.00%) SQL
6 8 (50.00%) Scrum
6 8 (50.00%) NUnit
6 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
7 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
7 7 (43.75%) Refactoring
7 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (43.75%) SpecFlow
8 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 6 (37.50%) BDD
8 6 (37.50%) Automation Testing
9 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
9 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (31.25%) ETL
9 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
9 5 (31.25%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Endur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (81.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (31.25%) SSDT
5 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) NUnit
2 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
2 7 (43.75%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.25%) MSBuild
3 1 (6.25%) CruiseControl
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Front Office
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Developer
2 7 (43.75%) C# Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Technical Leader
4 5 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) WPF Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 5 (31.25%) WPF
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (18.75%) CSS
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
7 2 (12.50%) jQuery
7 2 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (12.50%) Ninject
7 2 (12.50%) WCF
7 2 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (6.25%) WF
8 1 (6.25%) XML
8 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (93.75%) TDD
2 11 (68.75%) MVC
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (43.75%) Refactoring
5 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (37.50%) BDD
5 6 (37.50%) Automation Testing
6 5 (31.25%) ATDD
6 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
6 5 (31.25%) Data Management
6 5 (31.25%) ETL
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (18.75%) Web Development
9 2 (12.50%) OO
9 2 (12.50%) OOD
9 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
10 1 (6.25%) Release Management
10 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) Basel III
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
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