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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
London / City of London
Rank 196 223 303
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +80
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 28 35 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.55% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.70% 3.58% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 26 35 11
Median salary £72,500 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
1036 978 1419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 20.66% 15.37% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 942 892 1258
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 16 January 2017.

MSTest Salary Histogram in the City of London

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 52 (100.00%) .NET
1 52 (100.00%) NUnit
2 51 (98.08%) C#
3 49 (94.23%) SQL Server
4 47 (90.38%) Finance
5 44 (84.62%) SQL
6 37 (71.15%) JavaScript
7 36 (69.23%) ASP.NET
7 36 (69.23%) TDD
8 35 (67.31%) MVC
9 34 (65.38%) Banking
9 34 (65.38%) Asset Management
9 34 (65.38%) .NET Framework
9 34 (65.38%) Front End Development
10 33 (63.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 33 (63.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 33 (63.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (48.08%) Entity Framework
11 25 (48.08%) ADO.NET
12 23 (44.23%) WCF
13 20 (38.46%) Windows
14 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (30.77%) HTML
16 15 (28.85%) Moq
16 15 (28.85%) jQuery
17 14 (26.92%) T-SQL
17 14 (26.92%) AngularJS
18 13 (25.00%) Aurelia
18 13 (25.00%) CSS
18 13 (25.00%) Ajax

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 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (94.23%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (19.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 52 (100.00%) NUnit
2 15 (28.85%) Moq
3 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.92%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 47 (90.38%) Finance
2 34 (65.38%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Front Office
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (98.08%) Developer
2 48 (92.31%) .NET Developer
3 34 (65.38%) ASP.NET Developer
4 31 (59.62%) C# Developer
5 29 (55.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (55.77%) SQL Developer
6 27 (51.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 24 (46.15%) Senior .NET Developer
7 24 (46.15%) Senior Developer
8 23 (44.23%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 19 (36.54%) Senior SQL Developer
10 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 16 (30.77%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 16 (30.77%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (30.77%) Senior C# Developer
11 13 (25.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 11 (21.15%) Full Stack Developer
13 2 (3.85%) Analyst
13 2 (3.85%) Systems Developer
14 1 (1.92%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 34 (65.38%) .NET Framework
4 33 (63.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (63.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 33 (63.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 25 (48.08%) ADO.NET
5 25 (48.08%) Entity Framework
6 23 (44.23%) WCF
7 16 (30.77%) HTML
8 15 (28.85%) jQuery
9 14 (26.92%) AngularJS
10 13 (25.00%) Ajax
10 13 (25.00%) Aurelia
10 13 (25.00%) CSS
11 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (3.85%) HTML5
12 2 (3.85%) Web Services
12 2 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.85%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 20 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) TDD
2 35 (67.31%) MVC
3 34 (65.38%) Asset Management
3 34 (65.38%) Front End Development
4 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (23.08%) SDLC
6 4 (7.69%) Scrum
7 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.85%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.85%) Fund Management
8 2 (3.85%) MVVM
8 2 (3.85%) OO
8 2 (3.85%) Open Source
8 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.85%) Refactoring
8 2 (3.85%) SOLID
8 2 (3.85%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.92%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (98.08%) C#
2 44 (84.62%) SQL
3 37 (71.15%) JavaScript
4 14 (26.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Typemock