The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 301 324 328
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 27 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.008% 0.046%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.41% 0.056% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 27 1 5
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1920 1799 1546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.42% 15.00% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1677 1596 1436
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
MSTest
London

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 38 (97.44%) C#
1 38 (97.44%) .NET
2 35 (89.74%) SQL Server
3 29 (74.36%) ASP.NET
4 27 (69.23%) MVC
4 27 (69.23%) CSS
4 27 (69.23%) .NET Framework
5 24 (61.54%) TDD
6 22 (56.41%) WCF
6 22 (56.41%) jQuery
7 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (51.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 19 (48.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (48.72%) HTML
9 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
10 17 (43.59%) Unit Testing
11 16 (41.03%) NUnit
11 16 (41.03%) OO
12 15 (38.46%) Visual Studio
12 15 (38.46%) Ajax
13 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (35.90%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (35.90%) HTML5
13 14 (35.90%) OOA/OOD
14 13 (33.33%) Scrum
14 13 (33.33%) Finance
14 13 (33.33%) XML
14 13 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
14 13 (33.33%) Moq
14 13 (33.33%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 7 (17.95%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.13%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.13%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.13%) Orchard CMS
3 2 (5.13%) NServiceBus
3 2 (5.13%) Sitefinity
4 1 (2.56%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Pivotal CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (89.74%) SQL Server
2 19 (48.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (28.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
8 2 (5.13%) Neo4j
8 2 (5.13%) RavenDB
8 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
8 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
8 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) NUnit
2 15 (38.46%) Visual Studio
3 14 (35.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 13 (33.33%) Moq
5 11 (28.21%) SpecFlow
6 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (17.95%) NSubstitute
8 4 (10.26%) Eclipse
8 4 (10.26%) JUnit
9 2 (5.13%) Selenium
9 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
10 1 (2.56%) QUnit
10 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
10 1 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (2.56%) JSUnit
10 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
10 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
2 5 (12.82%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 12 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Senior Developer
5 8 (20.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Test Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) WPF Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Lead C# Developer
9 2 (5.13%) .NET Programmer
9 2 (5.13%) Lead .NET Developer
9 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Programmer
9 2 (5.13%) Lead Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) Automation Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (97.44%) .NET
2 29 (74.36%) ASP.NET
3 27 (69.23%) CSS
3 27 (69.23%) .NET Framework
4 22 (56.41%) WCF
4 22 (56.41%) jQuery
5 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (51.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 19 (48.72%) HTML
8 15 (38.46%) Ajax
9 14 (35.90%) HTML5
10 13 (33.33%) XML
11 11 (28.21%) LINQ
11 11 (28.21%) XSLT
12 9 (23.08%) WPF
13 8 (20.51%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (17.95%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 7 (17.95%) Silverlight
15 5 (12.82%) JSON
16 4 (10.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.56%) Open Source
2 1 (2.56%) Derivative
2 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Android
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) MVC
2 24 (61.54%) TDD
3 17 (43.59%) Unit Testing
4 16 (41.03%) OO
5 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (35.90%) OOA/OOD
6 13 (33.33%) Scrum
6 13 (33.33%) BDD
7 12 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (25.64%) Automated Testing
9 8 (20.51%) Risk Management
10 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
10 7 (17.95%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (17.95%) System Testing
10 7 (17.95%) MVVM
10 7 (17.95%) OOP
11 5 (12.82%) CRM
12 4 (10.26%) ETL
12 4 (10.26%) Workflow
12 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (97.44%) C#
2 19 (48.72%) JavaScript
3 12 (30.77%) SQL
4 7 (17.95%) T-SQL
5 5 (12.82%) Java
6 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) EPiServer
3 2 (5.13%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.13%) Apple
4 1 (2.56%) CODA