The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
England / London
Rank 472 459 579
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +120
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 104 180 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.44% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.61% 2.44% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 101 175 61
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £73,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
6466 7392 6706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 19.58% 18.18% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5556 6412 5561
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing MSTest as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

MSTest Salary Histogram in London

MSTest
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +26 25 £70,000 +16.66%
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing MSTest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 230 (97.05%) C#
2 220 (92.83%) SQL Server
3 219 (92.41%) .NET
3 219 (92.41%) NUnit
4 177 (74.68%) TDD
5 166 (70.04%) Agile Software Development
6 156 (65.82%) Finance
7 143 (60.34%) Moq
8 137 (57.81%) Scrum
9 126 (53.16%) Ninject
10 125 (52.74%) Windows
11 123 (51.90%) Rhino Mocks
12 121 (51.05%) Continuous Integration
12 121 (51.05%) Kanban
13 118 (49.79%) Unity DI Container
13 118 (49.79%) Spring.NET
13 118 (49.79%) Dependency Injection
13 118 (49.79%) Inversion of Control
13 118 (49.79%) Castle Windsor
14 114 (48.10%) WPF
15 112 (47.26%) ASP.NET
16 102 (43.04%) MVC
17 101 (42.62%) WCF
18 93 (39.24%) ASP.NET MVC
19 88 (37.13%) .NET Framework
19 88 (37.13%) WinForms
20 87 (36.71%) Banking
21 85 (35.86%) SQL
22 75 (31.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 66 (27.85%) OO

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.95%) CMS
2 3 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.84%) IIS
4 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (6.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.95%) SaaS
3 6 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (92.83%) SQL Server
2 58 (24.47%) SQL Server 2014
3 39 (16.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (10.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (6.75%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.95%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (2.95%) DocumentDB
6 7 (2.95%) Redis
6 7 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.84%) Big Data
10 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.84%) MySQL
10 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 219 (92.41%) NUnit
2 143 (60.34%) Moq
3 123 (51.90%) Rhino Mocks
4 34 (14.35%) Visual Studio
5 29 (12.24%) Selenium
6 27 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (6.33%) Git (software)
7 15 (6.33%) JIRA
8 13 (5.49%) SpecFlow
9 10 (4.22%) Subversion
10 8 (3.38%) WebDriver
11 7 (2.95%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.69%) NSubstitute
13 3 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (0.84%) CruiseControl
14 2 (0.84%) Log4Net
15 1 (0.42%) CasperJS
15 1 (0.42%) MSBuild
15 1 (0.42%) PhantomJS
General
1 156 (65.82%) Finance
2 87 (36.71%) Banking
3 31 (13.08%) Marketing
4 26 (10.97%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.95%) Retail
6 4 (1.69%) Advertising
7 2 (0.84%) Automotive
7 2 (0.84%) Front Office
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 204 (86.08%) Developer
2 190 (80.17%) .NET Developer
3 129 (54.43%) C# Developer
4 119 (50.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 80 (33.76%) C# WPF Developer
5 80 (33.76%) WPF Developer
6 36 (15.19%) ASP.NET Developer
7 34 (14.35%) SQL Developer
8 29 (12.24%) Graduate
8 29 (12.24%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 29 (12.24%) Graduate Developer
9 28 (11.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 27 (11.39%) Senior Developer
11 25 (10.55%) Senior .NET Developer
12 23 (9.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 19 (8.02%) Senior C# Developer
13 19 (8.02%) Senior SQL Developer
14 18 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 18 (7.59%) Full Stack Developer
15 17 (7.17%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (92.41%) .NET
2 126 (53.16%) Ninject
3 118 (49.79%) Castle Windsor
3 118 (49.79%) Spring.NET
3 118 (49.79%) Unity DI Container
4 114 (48.10%) WPF
5 112 (47.26%) ASP.NET
6 101 (42.62%) WCF
7 93 (39.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 88 (37.13%) .NET Framework
8 88 (37.13%) WinForms
9 75 (31.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 47 (19.83%) Entity Framework
11 41 (17.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 41 (17.30%) HTML
12 38 (16.03%) jQuery
13 35 (14.77%) Web Services
14 33 (13.92%) CSS
15 32 (13.50%) AngularJS
15 32 (13.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 118 (49.79%) Inversion of Control
2 32 (13.50%) Computer Science
3 31 (13.08%) Client/Server
3 31 (13.08%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (10.97%) Social Network
4 26 (10.97%) Tandem
5 11 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.53%) Fintech
7 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 125 (52.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (74.68%) TDD
2 166 (70.04%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (57.81%) Scrum
4 121 (51.05%) Continuous Integration
4 121 (51.05%) Kanban
5 118 (49.79%) Dependency Injection
6 102 (43.04%) MVC
7 66 (27.85%) OO
8 61 (25.74%) MVVM
9 46 (19.41%) Asset Management
10 44 (18.57%) Front End Development
11 35 (14.77%) OOD
12 34 (14.35%) Web Application Development
13 30 (12.66%) Multithreading
13 30 (12.66%) OOP
14 26 (10.97%) OOA/OOD
14 26 (10.97%) SOLID
15 21 (8.86%) SDLC
16 18 (7.59%) Automated Testing
17 12 (5.06%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 230 (97.05%) C#
2 85 (35.86%) SQL
3 65 (27.43%) JavaScript
4 31 (13.08%) T-SQL
5 7 (2.95%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.42%) Java
6 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (15.61%) Degree
2 6 (2.53%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.49%) QA
2 6 (2.53%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 56 (23.63%) Microsoft
2 34 (14.35%) Twitter
3 26 (10.97%) Facebook
4 2 (0.84%) Typemock
5 1 (0.42%) Xamarin
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