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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 543 532 560
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +28
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 83 96 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.22% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.10% 1.34% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 83 93 79
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
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
7520 7166 7552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.43% 16.10% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6307 6038 6593
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 £36,500 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +17 8 £53,750 +16.21% 2
Hammersmith +2 2 £37,500 -
Croydon -6 1 £46,500 -2.10%
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 206 (93.64%) C#
2 203 (92.27%) .NET
3 183 (83.18%) SQL Server
4 176 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
5 154 (70.00%) TDD
5 154 (70.00%) NUnit
6 139 (63.18%) Moq
7 129 (58.64%) Continuous Integration
7 129 (58.64%) MVC
8 127 (57.73%) Scrum
9 126 (57.27%) WPF
10 124 (56.36%) Castle Windsor
11 121 (55.00%) Rhino Mocks
12 120 (54.55%) Unity DI Container
13 116 (52.73%) Inversion of Control
14 110 (50.00%) Finance
15 107 (48.64%) Ninject
16 101 (45.91%) Dependency Injection
17 99 (45.00%) Kanban
18 96 (43.64%) Spring.NET
19 92 (41.82%) WCF
19 92 (41.82%) OO
20 87 (39.55%) ASP.NET
21 85 (38.64%) .NET Framework
22 84 (38.18%) ASP.NET MVC
23 75 (34.09%) Windows
24 71 (32.27%) Microsoft
25 70 (31.82%) Banking
26 66 (30.00%) MVVM
27 63 (28.64%) WinForms

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 23 (10.45%) Umbraco
2 22 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 19 (8.64%) Apache Solr
3 19 (8.64%) Sitefinity
3 19 (8.64%) Orchard CMS
3 19 (8.64%) NServiceBus
4 14 (6.36%) CMS
5 13 (5.91%) Oracle Workflow
6 9 (4.09%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (4.09%) Node.js
7 4 (1.82%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.36%) Kentico
8 3 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 26 (11.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Pivotal CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.82%) SaaS
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.91%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (83.18%) SQL Server
2 43 (19.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (14.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (11.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 22 (10.00%) RavenDB
7 19 (8.64%) Neo4j
7 19 (8.64%) MongoDB
7 19 (8.64%) NoSQL
8 14 (6.36%) Relational Database
9 13 (5.91%) MySQL
10 7 (3.18%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (3.18%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (3.18%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (3.18%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.45%) Big Data
12 1 (0.45%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 154 (70.00%) NUnit
2 139 (63.18%) Moq
3 121 (55.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 34 (15.45%) Visual Studio
5 32 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (10.91%) SpecFlow
7 20 (9.09%) Cucumber
8 15 (6.82%) JUnit
9 13 (5.91%) Visual Studio Team System
10 12 (5.45%) Selenium
11 11 (5.00%) Subversion
12 10 (4.55%) TeamCity
12 10 (4.55%) Git (software)
12 10 (4.55%) Jasmine
13 9 (4.09%) WebDriver
14 8 (3.64%) NSubstitute
14 8 (3.64%) TestNG
15 7 (3.18%) Eclipse
16 6 (2.73%) Calabash
17 5 (2.27%) SoapUI
General
1 110 (50.00%) Finance
2 70 (31.82%) Banking
3 42 (19.09%) Investment Banking
4 13 (5.91%) Retail
5 12 (5.45%) Advertising
6 2 (0.91%) Front Office
7 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 190 (86.36%) Developer
2 150 (68.18%) .NET Developer
3 50 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 42 (19.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (11.82%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 26 (11.82%) Senior Developer
5 26 (11.82%) Graduate
5 26 (11.82%) Graduate Developer
6 21 (9.55%) Senior .NET Developer
7 15 (6.82%) Senior C# Developer
8 12 (5.45%) Analyst
9 11 (5.00%) Test Analyst
10 9 (4.09%) Software Engineer
10 9 (4.09%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (3.64%) .NET Software Engineer
11 8 (3.64%) Tester
12 7 (3.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (2.73%) .NET Programmer
13 6 (2.73%) Senior Tester
13 6 (2.73%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (92.27%) .NET
2 126 (57.27%) WPF
3 124 (56.36%) Castle Windsor
4 120 (54.55%) Unity DI Container
5 107 (48.64%) Ninject
6 96 (43.64%) Spring.NET
7 92 (41.82%) WCF
8 87 (39.55%) ASP.NET
9 85 (38.64%) .NET Framework
10 84 (38.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 63 (28.64%) WinForms
12 58 (26.36%) jQuery
13 56 (25.45%) Web Services
14 54 (24.55%) HTML
15 53 (24.09%) CSS
16 49 (22.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 40 (18.18%) HTML5
18 35 (15.91%) KnockoutJS
19 32 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 30 (13.64%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 116 (52.73%) Inversion of Control
2 32 (14.55%) Computer Science
3 28 (12.73%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (11.82%) Social Network
4 26 (11.82%) Tandem
4 26 (11.82%) Client/Server
5 24 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (5.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.73%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.73%) Open Source
8 4 (1.82%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.36%) Physics
10 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.45%) Derivative
10 1 (0.45%) Streaming Music
10 1 (0.45%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.45%) Social Media
10 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 75 (34.09%) Windows
2 25 (11.36%) Apple iOS
3 21 (9.55%) Android
4 5 (2.27%) UNIX
5 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (70.00%) TDD
3 129 (58.64%) MVC
3 129 (58.64%) Continuous Integration
4 127 (57.73%) Scrum
5 101 (45.91%) Dependency Injection
6 99 (45.00%) Kanban
7 92 (41.82%) OO
8 66 (30.00%) MVVM
9 38 (17.27%) Web Application Development
10 36 (16.36%) OOA/OOD
11 33 (15.00%) OOP
12 30 (13.64%) OOD
13 27 (12.27%) Software Engineering
14 26 (11.82%) Web Development
14 26 (11.82%) Multithreading
15 23 (10.45%) Content Management
16 21 (9.55%) Unit Testing
17 19 (8.64%) BDD
17 19 (8.64%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 206 (93.64%) C#
2 57 (25.91%) JavaScript
3 32 (14.55%) SQL
4 26 (11.82%) Java
5 21 (9.55%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.64%) VB
6 8 (3.64%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.18%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.91%) C++
8 2 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (22.73%) Degree
2 25 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (10.91%) MCTS
3 24 (10.91%) MCP
3 24 (10.91%) MCAD
3 24 (10.91%) MCSD
4 9 (4.09%) ISEB
4 9 (4.09%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.27%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.91%) QA
2 4 (1.82%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 71 (32.27%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.27%) Facebook
3 26 (11.82%) Twitter
4 23 (10.45%) Sitecore
5 20 (9.09%) Oracle
5 20 (9.09%) EPiServer
6 9 (4.09%) DevExpress
7 5 (2.27%) Informatica
8 2 (0.91%) Apple
9 1 (0.45%) CODA
9 1 (0.45%) HP
9 1 (0.45%) Citrix
9 1 (0.45%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.45%) Tableau
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