The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 483 498 511
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +13
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 399 401 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.53% 2.59% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 392 375 399
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MSTest
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
15758 15474 16140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.22% 15.92% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 13451 12849 14199
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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
South East +17 108 £44,375 +13.78% 14
North West +46 80 £35,000 - 10
London -13 67 £55,000 - 12
East of England -55 41 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands +27 38 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire -18 36 £37,500 +25.00% 2
South West -52 14 £35,000 -9.67% 5
East Midlands -8 12 £35,000 -12.50% 3
North East - 3 £35,000 - 2
MSTest
UK

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 720 (90.79%) C#
2 719 (90.67%) Agile Software Development
3 715 (90.16%) NUnit
4 700 (88.27%) .NET
5 625 (78.81%) TDD
6 619 (78.06%) SQL Server
7 546 (68.85%) Continuous Integration
8 538 (67.84%) Scrum
9 527 (66.46%) Moq
10 516 (65.07%) MVC
11 510 (64.31%) Inversion of Control
12 509 (64.19%) Rhino Mocks
13 506 (63.81%) ASP.NET
14 504 (63.56%) Unity DI Container
15 503 (63.43%) Castle Windsor
16 501 (63.18%) Ninject
16 501 (63.18%) Kanban
17 500 (63.05%) Dependency Injection
18 497 (62.67%) Spring.NET
19 479 (60.40%) ASP.NET MVC
20 413 (52.08%) Windows
21 397 (50.06%) WCF
22 386 (48.68%) WPF
23 360 (45.40%) Web Application Development
24 321 (40.48%) MVVM
25 305 (38.46%) WinForms
26 249 (31.40%) Microsoft
27 248 (31.27%) Finance
28 202 (25.47%) .NET Framework
29 185 (23.33%) SQL

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 70 (8.83%) IIS
2 34 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 29 (3.66%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (1.13%) Umbraco
5 7 (0.88%) Node.js
5 7 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 7 (0.88%) CMS
6 2 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.13%) Apache
Applications
1 42 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.39%) Mingle
3 2 (0.25%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.25%) Tridion
2 2 (0.25%) assyst
3 1 (0.13%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.13%) SaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 78 (9.84%) Internet
2 25 (3.15%) Broadband
3 13 (1.64%) HTTP
4 10 (1.26%) SMPP
4 10 (1.26%) SMS
4 10 (1.26%) NFC
5 4 (0.50%) LAN
5 4 (0.50%) WAN
5 4 (0.50%) DNS
6 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.13%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 619 (78.06%) SQL Server
2 85 (10.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (1.64%) RavenDB
8 11 (1.39%) Neo4j
9 8 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.63%) SSDT
10 5 (0.63%) MySQL
11 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.25%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.25%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.13%) Informix
13 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 715 (90.16%) NUnit
2 527 (66.46%) Moq
3 509 (64.19%) Rhino Mocks
4 110 (13.87%) Visual Studio
5 94 (11.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 50 (6.31%) MSBuild
7 40 (5.04%) WiX
8 36 (4.54%) Subversion
9 32 (4.04%) Ranorex
9 32 (4.04%) NuGet
10 28 (3.53%) TeamCity
11 23 (2.90%) SpecFlow
12 18 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
13 17 (2.14%) Git (software)
13 17 (2.14%) Selenium
14 16 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
15 12 (1.51%) TortoiseSVN
16 11 (1.39%) NSubstitute
16 11 (1.39%) JIRA
17 9 (1.13%) Jenkins
General
1 248 (31.27%) Finance
2 68 (8.58%) Banking
3 31 (3.91%) Retail
4 28 (3.53%) Investment Banking
5 25 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.26%) Front Office
7 8 (1.01%) Advertising
8 5 (0.63%) Billing
9 3 (0.38%) Marketing
10 2 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 686 (86.51%) Developer
2 566 (71.37%) .NET Developer
3 92 (11.60%) C# Developer
4 91 (11.48%) Graduate
5 82 (10.34%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 82 (10.34%) Graduate Developer
6 66 (8.32%) Junior Developer
6 66 (8.32%) Junior
7 57 (7.19%) Junior .NET Developer
8 49 (6.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 43 (5.42%) Software Developer
10 39 (4.92%) Senior Developer
11 31 (3.91%) Analyst
11 31 (3.91%) Test Analyst
12 27 (3.40%) Automation Engineer
13 24 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 20 (2.52%) Build Engineer
15 19 (2.40%) ASP.NET Developer
16 17 (2.14%) Senior .NET Developer
17 14 (1.77%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 700 (88.27%) .NET
2 506 (63.81%) ASP.NET
3 504 (63.56%) Unity DI Container
4 503 (63.43%) Castle Windsor
5 501 (63.18%) Ninject
6 497 (62.67%) Spring.NET
7 479 (60.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 397 (50.06%) WCF
9 386 (48.68%) WPF
10 305 (38.46%) WinForms
11 202 (25.47%) .NET Framework
12 134 (16.90%) CSS
13 131 (16.52%) HTML
14 77 (9.71%) Web Services
14 77 (9.71%) jQuery
15 68 (8.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 58 (7.31%) LINQ
17 51 (6.43%) Razor View Engine
18 44 (5.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 41 (5.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 510 (64.31%) Inversion of Control
2 123 (15.51%) Enterprise Software
3 105 (13.24%) Social Network
4 98 (12.36%) Computer Science
5 58 (7.31%) Tandem
6 42 (5.30%) Management Information System
7 30 (3.78%) Client/Server
8 18 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (1.26%) Blackberry
10 6 (0.76%) Open Source
11 5 (0.63%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (0.63%) Clustering
12 4 (0.50%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.50%) Physics
13 3 (0.38%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.38%) Fixed Income
14 2 (0.25%) Blog
14 2 (0.25%) Mobile Payment
14 2 (0.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 413 (52.08%) Windows
2 33 (4.16%) Windows 7
3 32 (4.04%) Windows 8
4 17 (2.14%) UNIX
5 15 (1.89%) Linux
6 14 (1.77%) Android
6 14 (1.77%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.26%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.25%) VMS
9 2 (0.25%) CentOS
10 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 719 (90.67%) Agile Software Development
2 625 (78.81%) TDD
3 546 (68.85%) Continuous Integration
4 538 (67.84%) Scrum
5 516 (65.07%) MVC
6 501 (63.18%) Kanban
7 500 (63.05%) Dependency Injection
8 360 (45.40%) Web Application Development
9 321 (40.48%) MVVM
10 128 (16.14%) OO
11 72 (9.08%) Unit Testing
12 68 (8.58%) Software Engineering
13 52 (6.56%) OOD
14 46 (5.80%) Web Development
15 42 (5.30%) Multithreading
16 41 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
16 41 (5.17%) BDD
17 40 (5.04%) DevOps
17 40 (5.04%) Mentoring
17 40 (5.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 720 (90.79%) C#
2 185 (23.33%) SQL
3 137 (17.28%) JavaScript
4 90 (11.35%) VB.NET
5 89 (11.22%) VB
6 70 (8.83%) PowerShell
7 49 (6.18%) Java
8 34 (4.29%) T-SQL
9 31 (3.91%) C++
10 17 (2.14%) XAML
11 14 (1.77%) Delphi
12 11 (1.39%) C
13 8 (1.01%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.63%) Ruby
14 5 (0.63%) PHP
15 4 (0.50%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.50%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.25%) XQuery
16 2 (0.25%) Python
16 2 (0.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 67 (8.45%) Degree
2 39 (4.92%) ISEB
3 18 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (1.77%) MCP
5 13 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (1.64%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.51%) MCSD
6 12 (1.51%) MCTS
7 10 (1.26%) MCAD
8 6 (0.76%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.25%) MCSE
10 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.15%) QA
2 8 (1.01%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 36 (4.54%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.63%) Docker
3 4 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (4.04%) SCVMM
2 18 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.63%) Puppet
3 5 (0.63%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 249 (31.40%) Microsoft
2 109 (13.75%) Facebook
3 107 (13.49%) Twitter
4 64 (8.07%) Oracle
5 13 (1.64%) Telerik
6 9 (1.13%) TOWER Software
7 6 (0.76%) DevExpress
8 5 (0.63%) Red Gate
8 5 (0.63%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.50%) MathWorks
9 4 (0.50%) Hitachi
9 4 (0.50%) Informatica
9 4 (0.50%) Adobe
10 3 (0.38%) Charles River
11 2 (0.25%) Remedy
11 2 (0.25%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.13%) Fujitsu
12 1 (0.13%) Capita
12 1 (0.13%) Citrix
12 1 (0.13%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
The Developer Portal
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £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
Brighton, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago