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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 552 530 558
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +28
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 66 101 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.93% 1.40% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 66 100 78
Average salary £55,000 £46,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
7069 7219 7393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.77% 15.90% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5954 6079 6434
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 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
City of London +12 6 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Hammersmith - 2 £37,500 -
Chessington - 1 £30,000 -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

1 190 (95.00%) C#
2 185 (92.50%) .NET
3 170 (85.00%) SQL Server
4 160 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
5 143 (71.50%) NUnit
6 141 (70.50%) TDD
7 131 (65.50%) Moq
8 123 (61.50%) Continuous Integration
9 121 (60.50%) WPF
9 121 (60.50%) Scrum
10 117 (58.50%) Rhino Mocks
11 115 (57.50%) Unity DI Container
11 115 (57.50%) MVC
12 114 (57.00%) Castle Windsor
13 111 (55.50%) Inversion of Control
14 108 (54.00%) Ninject
14 108 (54.00%) Finance
15 98 (49.00%) Kanban
16 95 (47.50%) Spring.NET
16 95 (47.50%) Dependency Injection
17 86 (43.00%) OO
18 82 (41.00%) WCF
19 77 (38.50%) .NET Framework
20 76 (38.00%) ASP.NET
21 75 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
22 71 (35.50%) Windows
23 69 (34.50%) Microsoft
23 69 (34.50%) Banking
24 61 (30.50%) WinForms
25 59 (29.50%) MVVM

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 16 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
1 16 (8.00%) Umbraco
2 15 (7.50%) Apache Solr
2 15 (7.50%) Orchard CMS
2 15 (7.50%) Sitefinity
2 15 (7.50%) NServiceBus
3 10 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (4.50%) Node.js
5 5 (2.50%) CMS
5 5 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (11.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.00%) SaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (20.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (14.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (11.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (11.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (9.00%) RavenDB
7 15 (7.50%) MongoDB
7 15 (7.50%) NoSQL
7 15 (7.50%) Neo4j
8 10 (5.00%) MySQL
8 10 (5.00%) Relational Database
9 7 (3.50%) SQL Server 2000
9 7 (3.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (3.50%) Oracle Database
9 7 (3.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.50%) Big Data
13 1 (0.50%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 143 (71.50%) NUnit
2 131 (65.50%) Moq
3 117 (58.50%) Rhino Mocks
4 33 (16.50%) Visual Studio
5 28 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (9.50%) SpecFlow
7 15 (7.50%) Cucumber
8 14 (7.00%) JUnit
9 13 (6.50%) Visual Studio Team System
10 12 (6.00%) TeamCity
11 10 (5.00%) Selenium
11 10 (5.00%) Git (software)
11 10 (5.00%) Subversion
12 9 (4.50%) Jasmine
13 8 (4.00%) NSubstitute
14 7 (3.50%) Eclipse
14 7 (3.50%) WebDriver
14 7 (3.50%) TestNG
15 6 (3.00%) Calabash
16 5 (2.50%) SoapUI
General
1 108 (54.00%) Finance
2 69 (34.50%) Banking
3 39 (19.50%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.50%) Advertising
5 10 (5.00%) Retail
6 2 (1.00%) Front Office
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 173 (86.50%) Developer
2 136 (68.00%) .NET Developer
3 43 (21.50%) C# Developer
4 35 (17.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (13.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 26 (13.00%) Graduate
5 26 (13.00%) Graduate Developer
6 14 (7.00%) Senior Developer
7 11 (5.50%) Analyst
8 10 (5.00%) Test Analyst
8 10 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (4.50%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (4.00%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.50%) Tester
11 7 (3.50%) .NET Software Engineer
11 7 (3.50%) Senior C# Developer
12 6 (3.00%) Mobile Tester
12 6 (3.00%) Technical Leader
12 6 (3.00%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (92.50%) .NET
2 121 (60.50%) WPF
3 115 (57.50%) Unity DI Container
4 114 (57.00%) Castle Windsor
5 108 (54.00%) Ninject
6 95 (47.50%) Spring.NET
7 82 (41.00%) WCF
8 77 (38.50%) .NET Framework
9 76 (38.00%) ASP.NET
10 75 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 61 (30.50%) WinForms
12 49 (24.50%) jQuery
13 46 (23.00%) Web Services
14 43 (21.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 43 (21.50%) CSS
14 43 (21.50%) HTML
15 31 (15.50%) KnockoutJS
16 29 (14.50%) HTML5
17 26 (13.00%) AngularJS
18 23 (11.50%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 111 (55.50%) Inversion of Control
2 32 (16.00%) Computer Science
3 28 (14.00%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (13.00%) Social Network
4 26 (13.00%) Client/Server
4 26 (13.00%) Tandem
5 22 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (3.00%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.50%) Open Source
9 4 (2.00%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.50%) Physics
10 3 (1.50%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.50%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.50%) Derivative
12 1 (0.50%) Clustering
12 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.50%) Social Media
12 1 (0.50%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 71 (35.50%) Windows
2 21 (10.50%) Apple iOS
3 17 (8.50%) Android
4 7 (3.50%) UNIX
5 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (70.50%) TDD
3 123 (61.50%) Continuous Integration
4 121 (60.50%) Scrum
5 115 (57.50%) MVC
6 98 (49.00%) Kanban
7 95 (47.50%) Dependency Injection
8 86 (43.00%) OO
9 59 (29.50%) MVVM
10 36 (18.00%) Web Application Development
11 34 (17.00%) OOA/OOD
12 31 (15.50%) OOP
13 30 (15.00%) OOD
14 26 (13.00%) Multithreading
15 23 (11.50%) Software Engineering
16 17 (8.50%) BDD
16 17 (8.50%) Web Development
16 17 (8.50%) ETL
17 15 (7.50%) Android Development
17 15 (7.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 190 (95.00%) C#
2 48 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 35 (17.50%) SQL
4 25 (12.50%) Java
5 17 (8.50%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.50%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.50%) PL/SQL
7 6 (3.00%) VB
8 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 44 (22.00%) Degree
2 17 (8.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (8.00%) MCP
3 16 (8.00%) MCAD
3 16 (8.00%) MCSD
3 16 (8.00%) MCTS
4 9 (4.50%) ISEB
4 9 (4.50%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.00%) QA
2 4 (2.00%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 69 (34.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.50%) Facebook
3 26 (13.00%) Twitter
4 17 (8.50%) Oracle
5 16 (8.00%) EPiServer
5 16 (8.00%) Sitecore
6 9 (4.50%) DevExpress
7 7 (3.50%) Informatica
8 2 (1.00%) Apple
9 1 (0.50%) CODA
9 1 (0.50%) HP
9 1 (0.50%) Citrix
9 1 (0.50%) Tableau
9 1 (0.50%) Red Gate
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