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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 506 531 562
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +31
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 116 85 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.43% 1.16% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 115 82 80
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,650 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
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
8096 7302 7302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.06% 16.25% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6843 6219 6375
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 August 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 August 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 +11 20 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Hammersmith +2 2 £37,500 -
Croydon -7 1 £46,500 -19.13%
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 227 (93.42%) .NET
2 225 (92.59%) C#
3 198 (81.48%) SQL Server
4 175 (72.02%) TDD
5 169 (69.55%) NUnit
6 152 (62.55%) Moq
7 151 (62.14%) MVC
8 141 (58.02%) Castle Windsor
9 140 (57.61%) Scrum
10 134 (55.14%) Continuous Integration
11 133 (54.73%) Rhino Mocks
12 127 (52.26%) WPF
12 127 (52.26%) Unity DI Container
13 119 (48.97%) Inversion of Control
14 116 (47.74%) ASP.NET
15 115 (47.33%) Dependency Injection
16 113 (46.50%) WCF
17 109 (44.86%) ASP.NET MVC
18 108 (44.44%) Ninject
19 107 (44.03%) Kanban
19 107 (44.03%) Finance
20 100 (41.15%) OO
20 100 (41.15%) Spring.NET
21 96 (39.51%) .NET Framework
22 78 (32.10%) MVVM
22 78 (32.10%) CSS
22 78 (32.10%) Windows
23 75 (30.86%) HTML
23 75 (30.86%) Microsoft
24 71 (29.22%) jQuery

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 28 (11.52%) CMS
2 27 (11.11%) Umbraco
3 23 (9.47%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (7.82%) Sitefinity
4 19 (7.82%) Apache Solr
4 19 (7.82%) Orchard CMS
4 19 (7.82%) NServiceBus
5 13 (5.35%) Oracle Workflow
5 13 (5.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (3.70%) Node.js
7 7 (2.88%) Kentico
8 5 (2.06%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 30 (12.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Pivotal CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.65%) SaaS
3 3 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.65%) Internet
2 1 (0.41%) SMPP
2 1 (0.41%) SMS
2 1 (0.41%) HTTP
2 1 (0.41%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (81.48%) SQL Server
2 45 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (16.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (9.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 22 (9.05%) RavenDB
7 19 (7.82%) MongoDB
7 19 (7.82%) NoSQL
7 19 (7.82%) Neo4j
8 15 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (5.76%) Relational Database
10 13 (5.35%) MySQL
11 7 (2.88%) Oracle Database
11 7 (2.88%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (2.88%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.23%) Big Data
13 3 (1.23%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 169 (69.55%) NUnit
2 152 (62.55%) Moq
3 133 (54.73%) Rhino Mocks
4 33 (13.58%) SpecFlow
4 33 (13.58%) Visual Studio
4 33 (13.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (12.76%) Cucumber
6 14 (5.76%) JUnit
7 13 (5.35%) Subversion
8 12 (4.94%) Selenium
9 11 (4.53%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (4.12%) Git (software)
10 10 (4.12%) Jasmine
11 8 (3.29%) WebDriver
11 8 (3.29%) TeamCity
11 8 (3.29%) NSubstitute
12 7 (2.88%) Eclipse
12 7 (2.88%) TestNG
13 6 (2.47%) Calabash
14 5 (2.06%) SoapUI
General
1 107 (44.03%) Finance
2 67 (27.57%) Banking
3 41 (16.87%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.94%) Retail
5 10 (4.12%) Advertising
6 4 (1.65%) Marketing
7 3 (1.23%) Russian Language
8 2 (0.82%) Front Office
9 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 212 (87.24%) Developer
2 171 (70.37%) .NET Developer
3 57 (23.46%) C# Developer
4 52 (21.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (17.70%) Senior Developer
6 35 (14.40%) Senior .NET Developer
7 26 (10.70%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 26 (10.70%) Graduate
7 26 (10.70%) Graduate Developer
8 20 (8.23%) Senior C# Developer
9 11 (4.53%) Analyst
9 11 (4.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (4.12%) Test Analyst
10 10 (4.12%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.70%) .NET Software Engineer
11 9 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (3.29%) Tester
12 8 (3.29%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (2.88%) Agile .NET Developer
14 6 (2.47%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (93.42%) .NET
2 141 (58.02%) Castle Windsor
3 127 (52.26%) WPF
3 127 (52.26%) Unity DI Container
4 116 (47.74%) ASP.NET
5 113 (46.50%) WCF
6 109 (44.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 108 (44.44%) Ninject
8 100 (41.15%) Spring.NET
9 96 (39.51%) .NET Framework
10 78 (32.10%) CSS
11 75 (30.86%) HTML
12 71 (29.22%) jQuery
13 68 (27.98%) WinForms
14 65 (26.75%) Web Services
15 62 (25.51%) HTML5
16 59 (24.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 55 (22.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 46 (18.93%) Ajax
19 42 (17.28%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 119 (48.97%) Inversion of Control
2 38 (15.64%) Computer Science
3 32 (13.17%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (10.70%) Social Network
4 26 (10.70%) Client/Server
4 26 (10.70%) Tandem
5 12 (4.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (4.12%) Mathematics
7 9 (3.70%) Physics
8 6 (2.47%) Open Source
8 6 (2.47%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.23%) New Media
9 3 (1.23%) Streaming Music
10 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.41%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.41%) Social Media
10 1 (0.41%) Derivative
10 1 (0.41%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 78 (32.10%) Windows
2 26 (10.70%) Apple iOS
3 22 (9.05%) Android
4 3 (1.23%) UNIX
5 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (72.02%) TDD
2 151 (62.14%) MVC
3 140 (57.61%) Scrum
4 134 (55.14%) Continuous Integration
5 115 (47.33%) Dependency Injection
6 107 (44.03%) Kanban
7 100 (41.15%) OO
8 78 (32.10%) MVVM
9 50 (20.58%) Agile Software Development
10 48 (19.75%) Web Application Development
11 39 (16.05%) OOA/OOD
12 35 (14.40%) Web Development
12 35 (14.40%) OOP
13 33 (13.58%) Content Management
13 33 (13.58%) Unit Testing
14 32 (13.17%) Software Engineering
15 29 (11.93%) OOD
16 27 (11.11%) Multithreading
17 24 (9.88%) BDD
18 20 (8.23%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 225 (92.59%) C#
2 69 (28.40%) JavaScript
3 31 (12.76%) T-SQL
4 28 (11.52%) SQL
5 27 (11.11%) Java
6 12 (4.94%) VB
6 12 (4.94%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.88%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.82%) C++
9 1 (0.41%) XAML
9 1 (0.41%) VBScript
9 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (25.10%) Degree
2 33 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (13.17%) MCTS
3 32 (13.17%) MCP
3 32 (13.17%) MCAD
3 32 (13.17%) MCSD
4 10 (4.12%) MBA
4 10 (4.12%) ISEB
5 9 (3.70%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.94%) QA
2 4 (1.65%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 75 (30.86%) Microsoft
2 30 (12.35%) Facebook
3 27 (11.11%) Sitecore
4 26 (10.70%) Twitter
5 20 (8.23%) EPiServer
5 20 (8.23%) Oracle
6 7 (2.88%) DevExpress
7 3 (1.23%) Informatica
8 2 (0.82%) Apple
9 1 (0.41%) CODA
9 1 (0.41%) HP
9 1 (0.41%) Tableau
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London
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £0 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £0 - £65,000 per year
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