The first table below looks at the demand for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 10 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 536 499 584
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +85
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 389 392 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.38% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.18% 2.57% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 378 388 279
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17844 15248 15927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.34% 14.93% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15135 13174 13910
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
MSTest
UK

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in England

MSTest
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the England region.

MSTest Salary Trend in England

MSTest
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the England region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

MSTest Salary Histogram in England

MSTest
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the England region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 138 £55,000 +10.00% 11
East of England -16 85 £45,000 +12.50% 9
North West +40 48 £35,000 +21.73% 7
South East -77 48 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Yorkshire -36 25 £40,000 +6.66% 5
East Midlands -43 15 £32,500 -13.33% 1
South West -16 14 £52,500 +75.00% 2
West Midlands -12 12 £50,000 +42.85% 1
North East -2 7 £25,000 - 1
MSTest
UK

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 834 (96.53%) .NET
2 799 (92.48%) C#
3 718 (83.10%) NUnit
4 657 (76.04%) SQL Server
5 654 (75.69%) TDD
6 626 (72.45%) ASP.NET
7 606 (70.14%) MVC
8 590 (68.29%) Moq
9 589 (68.17%) Scrum
10 556 (64.35%) Rhino Mocks
11 552 (63.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 551 (63.77%) Castle Windsor
13 549 (63.54%) Continuous Integration
14 539 (62.38%) WCF
15 531 (61.46%) Unity DI Container
16 529 (61.23%) Dependency Injection
17 520 (60.19%) Inversion of Control
18 518 (59.95%) Kanban
19 503 (58.22%) Ninject
20 501 (57.99%) WPF
21 497 (57.52%) Spring.NET
22 455 (52.66%) Windows
23 425 (49.19%) MVVM
24 421 (48.73%) WinForms
25 405 (46.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
26 363 (42.01%) Razor View Engine
27 357 (41.32%) Web Application Development
28 283 (32.75%) .NET Framework
29 281 (32.52%) Microsoft
30 203 (23.50%) Microsoft Certification

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 42 (4.86%) CMS
2 28 (3.24%) Umbraco
3 23 (2.66%) BizTalk Server
4 20 (2.31%) NServiceBus
5 19 (2.20%) Apache Solr
5 19 (2.20%) Sitefinity
5 19 (2.20%) Orchard CMS
6 18 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
7 16 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
8 9 (1.04%) Node.js
9 7 (0.81%) Kentico
9 7 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.69%) IIS
11 5 (0.58%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.12%) Confluence
13 1 (0.12%) MediaWiki
13 1 (0.12%) Apache
Applications
1 86 (9.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.46%) Mingle
3 1 (0.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.58%) Pivotal CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.58%) Force.com
4 3 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (8.56%) Internet
2 22 (2.55%) SMS
3 16 (1.85%) NFC
4 14 (1.62%) SMPP
5 1 (0.12%) VoIP
5 1 (0.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 657 (76.04%) SQL Server
2 104 (12.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 79 (9.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 50 (5.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (4.63%) Relational Database
6 38 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (3.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 29 (3.36%) RavenDB
9 26 (3.01%) MongoDB
9 26 (3.01%) Crystal Reports
10 23 (2.66%) NoSQL
10 23 (2.66%) Neo4j
11 20 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
12 14 (1.62%) MySQL
13 7 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (0.81%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 718 (83.10%) NUnit
2 590 (68.29%) Moq
3 556 (64.35%) Rhino Mocks
4 96 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 77 (8.91%) Visual Studio
6 58 (6.71%) SpecFlow
7 41 (4.75%) Cucumber
8 29 (3.36%) Selenium
9 25 (2.89%) MSBuild
10 20 (2.31%) Subversion
11 18 (2.08%) Git (software)
12 17 (1.97%) TeamCity
13 16 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
14 15 (1.74%) ReSharper
15 14 (1.62%) JUnit
15 14 (1.62%) CppUnit
15 14 (1.62%) WebDriver
15 14 (1.62%) MbUnit
15 14 (1.62%) xUnit.net
16 11 (1.27%) WiX
General
1 193 (22.34%) Finance
2 84 (9.72%) Banking
3 55 (6.37%) Retail
4 42 (4.86%) Investment Banking
5 13 (1.50%) Marketing
6 6 (0.69%) Billing
7 5 (0.58%) Russian Language
7 5 (0.58%) Advertising
8 4 (0.46%) Front Office
9 3 (0.35%) Automotive
10 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 791 (91.55%) Developer
2 652 (75.46%) .NET Developer
3 152 (17.59%) C# Developer
4 124 (14.35%) Senior Developer
5 123 (14.24%) C# .NET Developer
6 112 (12.96%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 112 (12.96%) Graduate
6 112 (12.96%) Graduate Developer
7 94 (10.88%) Junior Developer
7 94 (10.88%) Junior .NET Developer
7 94 (10.88%) Junior
8 79 (9.14%) Senior .NET Developer
9 47 (5.44%) Senior C# Developer
10 34 (3.94%) Software Developer
11 25 (2.89%) ASP.NET Developer
12 24 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 20 (2.31%) Tester
14 19 (2.20%) Analyst
15 18 (2.08%) Software Engineer
15 18 (2.08%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 834 (96.53%) .NET
2 626 (72.45%) ASP.NET
3 552 (63.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 551 (63.77%) Castle Windsor
5 539 (62.38%) WCF
6 531 (61.46%) Unity DI Container
7 503 (58.22%) Ninject
8 501 (57.99%) WPF
9 497 (57.52%) Spring.NET
10 421 (48.73%) WinForms
11 405 (46.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 363 (42.01%) Razor View Engine
13 283 (32.75%) .NET Framework
14 158 (18.29%) CSS
15 154 (17.82%) HTML
16 139 (16.09%) Web Services
17 115 (13.31%) jQuery
18 108 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 88 (10.19%) HTML5
20 86 (9.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 520 (60.19%) Inversion of Control
2 121 (14.00%) Computer Science
3 100 (11.57%) Enterprise Software
4 69 (7.99%) Tandem
5 66 (7.64%) Social Network
6 26 (3.01%) Client/Server
7 16 (1.85%) Blackberry
8 15 (1.74%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.04%) Physics
12 8 (0.93%) Open Source
12 8 (0.93%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.81%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.58%) New Media
15 3 (0.35%) Streaming Music
16 1 (0.12%) Taxonomies
16 1 (0.12%) Social Media
16 1 (0.12%) Digital Media
16 1 (0.12%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 455 (52.66%) Windows
2 42 (4.86%) Android
3 41 (4.75%) Apple iOS
4 16 (1.85%) Windows Phone
5 5 (0.58%) Linux
6 4 (0.46%) UNIX
6 4 (0.46%) CentOS
7 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 654 (75.69%) TDD
2 606 (70.14%) MVC
3 589 (68.17%) Scrum
4 549 (63.54%) Continuous Integration
5 529 (61.23%) Dependency Injection
6 518 (59.95%) Kanban
7 425 (49.19%) MVVM
8 357 (41.32%) Web Application Development
9 168 (19.44%) OO
10 159 (18.40%) Agile Software Development
11 91 (10.53%) Unit Testing
12 69 (7.99%) Software Engineering
12 69 (7.99%) OOP
13 66 (7.64%) OOA/OOD
14 64 (7.41%) OOD
15 51 (5.90%) BDD
16 47 (5.44%) Web Development
17 43 (4.98%) Multithreading
18 42 (4.86%) Content Management
19 41 (4.75%) UML
Programming Languages
1 799 (92.48%) C#
2 195 (22.57%) SQL
3 154 (17.82%) JavaScript
4 114 (13.19%) VB.NET
5 98 (11.34%) T-SQL
6 93 (10.76%) VB
7 46 (5.32%) Java
8 26 (3.01%) PowerShell
9 24 (2.78%) XAML
10 20 (2.31%) C++
11 12 (1.39%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.23%) C
13 1 (0.12%) VBScript
13 1 (0.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 203 (23.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 202 (23.38%) MCSD
3 201 (23.26%) MCP
4 200 (23.15%) MCTS
5 196 (22.69%) MCAD
6 71 (8.22%) Degree
7 15 (1.74%) ISEB
8 14 (1.62%) MBA
9 11 (1.27%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.46%) MCSE
11 1 (0.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.59%) QA
2 12 (1.39%) ISO 8583
3 4 (0.46%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 281 (32.52%) Microsoft
2 72 (8.33%) Facebook
3 66 (7.64%) Twitter
4 57 (6.60%) Oracle
5 33 (3.82%) Sitecore
6 20 (2.31%) EPiServer
7 11 (1.27%) Telerik
8 5 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.46%) Informatica
10 3 (0.35%) Google
11 2 (0.23%) Apple
11 2 (0.23%) VMware
12 1 (0.12%) Reuters
12 1 (0.12%) Bloomberg
12 1 (0.12%) CODA
12 1 (0.12%) HP
12 1 (0.12%) Zend
12 1 (0.12%) DevExpress
12 1 (0.12%) Tableau
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £75000 per annum - plus benefits + Share options
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £neg + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago