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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 493 504 742
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +238
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 457 390 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.38% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.55% 2.53% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 431 383 144
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17898 15418 17237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.14% 14.89% 14.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14894 13311 15238
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £61,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
East of England +15 117 £45,000 +20.00% 5
London -4 117 £55,000 +10.00% 8
South East -24 71 £40,000 -5.88% 3
North West +17 59 £35,000 +3.70% 2
Yorkshire -15 35 £35,000 -6.66% 1
South West +16 29 £32,500 - 2
East Midlands -51 22 £35,500 -5.33% 2
West Midlands +14 7 £29,000 -17.14%
North East -12 1 £30,000 +33.33%
MSTest
UK

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 816 (95.10%) .NET
2 781 (91.03%) C#
3 747 (87.06%) NUnit
4 675 (78.67%) TDD
5 658 (76.69%) SQL Server
6 623 (72.61%) Scrum
7 610 (71.10%) ASP.NET
8 607 (70.75%) Moq
9 569 (66.32%) Continuous Integration
10 560 (65.27%) MVC
11 555 (64.69%) Dependency Injection
12 552 (64.34%) Castle Windsor
13 550 (64.10%) Rhino Mocks
14 538 (62.70%) ASP.NET MVC
15 536 (62.47%) Kanban
16 534 (62.24%) Unity DI Container
17 529 (61.66%) WPF
18 523 (60.96%) WCF
19 521 (60.72%) Inversion of Control
20 520 (60.61%) Ninject
21 517 (60.26%) Spring.NET
22 509 (59.32%) Windows
23 477 (55.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
24 461 (53.73%) MVVM
25 454 (52.91%) WinForms
26 365 (42.54%) Razor View Engine
27 337 (39.28%) Web Application Development
28 287 (33.45%) Microsoft Certification
29 283 (32.98%) MCP
30 282 (32.87%) MCSD

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 50 (5.83%) CMS
2 25 (2.91%) Sitecore CMS
2 25 (2.91%) Node.js
3 15 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
4 14 (1.63%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (1.40%) IIS
6 12 (1.40%) Umbraco
7 11 (1.28%) Apache
8 8 (0.93%) Kentico
9 5 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.47%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.47%) Sitefinity
10 4 (0.47%) Orchard CMS
10 4 (0.47%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.12%) Documentum
12 1 (0.12%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 90 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.91%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.58%) Pivotal CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (3.15%) SaaS
3 8 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.94%) Internet
2 19 (2.21%) SMS
3 16 (1.86%) NFC
4 14 (1.63%) SMPP
5 5 (0.58%) Intranet
6 3 (0.35%) LDAP
6 3 (0.35%) SNMP
7 2 (0.23%) Network Security
8 1 (0.12%) VoIP
8 1 (0.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 658 (76.69%) SQL Server
2 124 (14.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 76 (8.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 46 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 29 (3.38%) Relational Database
6 29 (3.38%) Neo4j
7 28 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (2.80%) RavenDB
9 19 (2.21%) Crystal Reports
10 15 (1.75%) MySQL
11 14 (1.63%) MongoDB
11 14 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (0.93%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.70%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.58%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 2 (0.23%) Big Data
16 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 747 (87.06%) NUnit
2 607 (70.75%) Moq
3 550 (64.10%) Rhino Mocks
4 82 (9.56%) Visual Studio
5 81 (9.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 38 (4.43%) Selenium
6 38 (4.43%) SpecFlow
7 31 (3.61%) Cucumber
8 30 (3.50%) TeamCity
9 29 (3.38%) Git (software)
10 26 (3.03%) MSBuild
11 16 (1.86%) Subversion
12 15 (1.75%) WebDriver
13 11 (1.28%) FitNesse
13 11 (1.28%) WiX
14 9 (1.05%) Selenium IDE
14 9 (1.05%) SoapUI
15 8 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
16 7 (0.82%) ReSharper
17 5 (0.58%) CppUnit
General
1 194 (22.61%) Finance
2 68 (7.93%) Banking
3 38 (4.43%) Retail
4 31 (3.61%) Investment Banking
5 6 (0.70%) Marketing
6 5 (0.58%) Russian Language
6 5 (0.58%) Legal
7 2 (0.23%) Front Office
7 2 (0.23%) Military
8 1 (0.12%) French Language
8 1 (0.12%) German Language
8 1 (0.12%) Advertising
8 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 783 (91.26%) Developer
2 643 (74.94%) .NET Developer
3 154 (17.95%) C# Developer
4 128 (14.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 113 (13.17%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 113 (13.17%) Graduate Developer
5 113 (13.17%) Graduate
6 109 (12.70%) Senior Developer
7 95 (11.07%) Junior
7 95 (11.07%) Junior Developer
7 95 (11.07%) Junior .NET Developer
8 69 (8.04%) Senior .NET Developer
9 41 (4.78%) Senior C# Developer
10 26 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 23 (2.68%) Software Developer
12 22 (2.56%) Analyst
13 21 (2.45%) ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (2.21%) Tester
14 19 (2.21%) Test Analyst
15 15 (1.75%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 816 (95.10%) .NET
2 610 (71.10%) ASP.NET
3 552 (64.34%) Castle Windsor
4 538 (62.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 534 (62.24%) Unity DI Container
6 529 (61.66%) WPF
7 523 (60.96%) WCF
8 520 (60.61%) Ninject
9 517 (60.26%) Spring.NET
10 477 (55.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 454 (52.91%) WinForms
12 365 (42.54%) Razor View Engine
13 246 (28.67%) .NET Framework
14 147 (17.13%) HTML
15 145 (16.90%) CSS
16 136 (15.85%) Web Services
17 88 (10.26%) HTML5
18 87 (10.14%) jQuery
19 84 (9.79%) LINQ
20 83 (9.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 521 (60.72%) Inversion of Control
2 121 (14.10%) Computer Science
3 116 (13.52%) Enterprise Software
4 65 (7.58%) Social Network
5 60 (6.99%) Tandem
6 26 (3.03%) Client/Server
7 16 (1.86%) Blackberry
8 14 (1.63%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.17%) Mobile App
10 8 (0.93%) Mathematics
11 7 (0.82%) Physics
12 5 (0.58%) New Media
13 3 (0.35%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (0.23%) Open Source
14 2 (0.23%) Streaming Music
15 1 (0.12%) NHS
15 1 (0.12%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 509 (59.32%) Windows
2 36 (4.20%) Linux
3 25 (2.91%) CentOS
4 24 (2.80%) Apple iOS
4 24 (2.80%) Android
5 16 (1.86%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 675 (78.67%) TDD
2 623 (72.61%) Scrum
3 569 (66.32%) Continuous Integration
4 560 (65.27%) MVC
5 555 (64.69%) Dependency Injection
6 536 (62.47%) Kanban
7 461 (53.73%) MVVM
8 337 (39.28%) Web Application Development
9 200 (23.31%) OO
10 179 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
11 127 (14.80%) Unit Testing
12 97 (11.31%) OOP
12 97 (11.31%) OOA/OOD
13 83 (9.67%) OOD
14 70 (8.16%) BDD
15 55 (6.41%) Software Engineering
16 49 (5.71%) UML
17 44 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
18 43 (5.01%) Multithreading
19 39 (4.55%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 781 (91.03%) C#
2 159 (18.53%) SQL
3 122 (14.22%) JavaScript
4 110 (12.82%) VB.NET
5 101 (11.77%) T-SQL
6 87 (10.14%) VB
7 38 (4.43%) PowerShell
8 32 (3.73%) Java
9 20 (2.33%) XAML
10 17 (1.98%) C++
11 11 (1.28%) PHP
12 7 (0.82%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.70%) C
14 2 (0.23%) VBScript
15 1 (0.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 287 (33.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 283 (32.98%) MCP
3 282 (32.87%) MCSD
3 282 (32.87%) MCTS
4 270 (31.47%) MCAD
5 76 (8.86%) Degree
6 24 (2.80%) ISEB
7 14 (1.63%) MBA
8 12 (1.40%) MCSE
8 12 (1.40%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.93%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.48%) QA
2 12 (1.40%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (1.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 8 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 258 (30.07%) Microsoft
2 70 (8.16%) Facebook
3 65 (7.58%) Twitter
4 35 (4.08%) Oracle
5 29 (3.38%) Sitecore
6 17 (1.98%) Telerik
7 11 (1.28%) Zend
8 5 (0.58%) Razor Risk
9 4 (0.47%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.35%) Google
11 2 (0.23%) VMware
12 1 (0.12%) EMC
12 1 (0.12%) Informatica
12 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.12%) Reuters
12 1 (0.12%) Bloomberg
12 1 (0.12%) Primavera
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 48k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 48k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Ascent People
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter
Noir Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 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
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 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
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 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
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago