The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 470 541 569
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +28
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 147 130 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.07% 1.51% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 130 115 61
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MSTest
England

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

Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7095 8619 6697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.56% 17.54% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5930 7293 5752
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in London

MSTest
Salary Trend in London

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

MSTest Salary Trend in London

MSTest
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

MSTest Salary Histogram in London

MSTest
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Hammersmith - 18 £57,500 -
Uxbridge - 11 £52,500 - 1
City of London +26 8 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Harrow - 3 £42,500 -
Isleworth - 2 £32,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £55,000 -
Croydon - 1 £46,000 -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 233 (98.31%) C#
2 225 (94.94%) .NET
3 201 (84.81%) Agile Software Development
4 200 (84.39%) TDD
5 189 (79.75%) SQL Server
6 169 (71.31%) NUnit
6 169 (71.31%) Scrum
7 154 (64.98%) Continuous Integration
8 153 (64.56%) Moq
9 151 (63.71%) Rhino Mocks
10 146 (61.60%) Unity DI Container
11 137 (57.81%) Dependency Injection
11 137 (57.81%) MVC
12 136 (57.38%) Ninject
13 135 (56.96%) Inversion of Control
14 132 (55.70%) Kanban
15 127 (53.59%) Spring.NET
16 124 (52.32%) Castle Windsor
17 119 (50.21%) WPF
18 109 (45.99%) ASP.NET
19 108 (45.57%) Finance
20 101 (42.62%) .NET Framework
20 101 (42.62%) ASP.NET MVC
21 93 (39.24%) Microsoft
22 89 (37.55%) WCF
23 82 (34.60%) OO
24 81 (34.18%) Windows
25 72 (30.38%) WinForms
26 68 (28.69%) Banking
27 54 (22.78%) jQuery

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 13 (5.49%) WebSphere
1 13 (5.49%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.27%) Node.js
2 3 (1.27%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.84%) IIS
3 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (8.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Endur
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.38%) GitHub
2 8 (3.38%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (79.75%) SQL Server
2 40 (16.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (6.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (4.22%) Big Data
6 8 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (3.38%) Redis
7 7 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.11%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.11%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.27%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.27%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.42%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.42%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 169 (71.31%) NUnit
2 153 (64.56%) Moq
3 151 (63.71%) Rhino Mocks
4 47 (19.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 44 (18.57%) Visual Studio
6 41 (17.30%) Selenium
7 24 (10.13%) TeamCity
8 17 (7.17%) Subversion
9 14 (5.91%) SpecFlow
10 13 (5.49%) NCover
11 8 (3.38%) JIRA
11 8 (3.38%) Git (software)
11 8 (3.38%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (3.38%) Bitbucket
12 6 (2.53%) CppUnit
12 6 (2.53%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (1.69%) Fiddler
14 3 (1.27%) StyleCop
14 3 (1.27%) NSubstitute
General
1 108 (45.57%) Finance
2 68 (28.69%) Banking
3 41 (17.30%) Investment Banking
4 30 (12.66%) Marketing
5 21 (8.86%) Advertising
6 19 (8.02%) Front Office
7 3 (1.27%) Retail
8 2 (0.84%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 216 (91.14%) Developer
2 205 (86.50%) .NET Developer
3 63 (26.58%) C# Developer
4 56 (23.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (13.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 30 (12.66%) ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (10.97%) Graduate
7 26 (10.97%) Graduate Developer
7 26 (10.97%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 13 (5.49%) Software Engineer
8 13 (5.49%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.06%) Senior .NET Developer
10 11 (4.64%) .NET Software Engineer
10 11 (4.64%) Senior C# Developer
11 10 (4.22%) Web Developer
11 10 (4.22%) Test Manager
11 10 (4.22%) .NET Web Developer
11 10 (4.22%) Software Manager
11 10 (4.22%) Software Test Manager
11 10 (4.22%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (94.94%) .NET
2 146 (61.60%) Unity DI Container
3 136 (57.38%) Ninject
4 127 (53.59%) Spring.NET
5 124 (52.32%) Castle Windsor
6 119 (50.21%) WPF
7 109 (45.99%) ASP.NET
8 101 (42.62%) .NET Framework
8 101 (42.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 89 (37.55%) WCF
10 72 (30.38%) WinForms
11 54 (22.78%) jQuery
12 48 (20.25%) HTML
13 47 (19.83%) Entity Framework
14 33 (13.92%) CSS
15 32 (13.50%) Web Services
16 29 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 21 (8.86%) ASP.NET Web API
18 20 (8.44%) HTML5
19 18 (7.59%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 135 (56.96%) Inversion of Control
2 29 (12.24%) Computer Science
3 27 (11.39%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (11.39%) Social Network
4 26 (10.97%) Client/Server
4 26 (10.97%) Tandem
5 11 (4.64%) Social Media
6 10 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.27%) Blog
7 3 (1.27%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.27%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.42%) Statistics
8 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.42%) Economics
8 1 (0.42%) Equities
8 1 (0.42%) User Experience
8 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 81 (34.18%) Windows
2 12 (5.06%) UNIX
3 2 (0.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (84.81%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (84.39%) TDD
3 169 (71.31%) Scrum
4 154 (64.98%) Continuous Integration
5 137 (57.81%) Dependency Injection
5 137 (57.81%) MVC
6 132 (55.70%) Kanban
7 82 (34.60%) OO
8 51 (21.52%) Web Application Development
9 50 (21.10%) MVVM
10 35 (14.77%) OOD
11 31 (13.08%) Multithreading
12 30 (12.66%) OOA/OOD
13 27 (11.39%) OOP
14 23 (9.70%) Unit Testing
15 21 (8.86%) Automated Testing
16 18 (7.59%) Web Development
17 16 (6.75%) Software Engineering
18 12 (5.06%) ETL
18 12 (5.06%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 233 (98.31%) C#
2 37 (15.61%) JavaScript
3 21 (8.86%) SQL
4 9 (3.80%) T-SQL
5 8 (3.38%) C++
6 7 (2.95%) Java
7 4 (1.69%) XPath
8 2 (0.84%) Python
8 2 (0.84%) VB
9 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (13.08%) Degree
2 12 (5.06%) ISEB
3 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) MCSE
3 1 (0.42%) MCSA
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.42%) MCTS
3 1 (0.42%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 93 (39.24%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.77%) Facebook
3 27 (11.39%) Twitter
4 12 (5.06%) Informatica
5 5 (2.11%) Oracle
6 4 (1.69%) Civica
6 4 (1.69%) Hitachi
7 3 (1.27%) Charles River
8 1 (0.42%) Red Gate
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum (DOE - possibly more) + bonus + shar
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Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £42k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Exposed Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
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London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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