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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 488 543 529
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -14
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 148 117 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.07% 1.40% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 126 97 76
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 £75,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
7159 8354 7138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.03% 17.16% 15.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5977 6919 6153
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 - 16 £55,000 -
City of London +21 10 £51,250 +2.50% 2
Uxbridge - 8 £52,500 - 1
Isleworth - 7 £32,500 -
Harrow - 3 £42,500 -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 208 (97.20%) C#
1 208 (97.20%) .NET
2 186 (86.92%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (86.92%) TDD
3 179 (83.64%) SQL Server
4 158 (73.83%) Scrum
5 155 (72.43%) NUnit
6 140 (65.42%) Continuous Integration
6 140 (65.42%) Moq
7 136 (63.55%) Rhino Mocks
8 134 (62.62%) Unity DI Container
9 127 (59.35%) MVC
10 126 (58.88%) Dependency Injection
11 123 (57.48%) Inversion of Control
11 123 (57.48%) Ninject
11 123 (57.48%) Kanban
12 116 (54.21%) Spring.NET
13 113 (52.80%) Castle Windsor
14 110 (51.40%) WPF
15 101 (47.20%) Finance
16 100 (46.73%) ASP.NET
17 97 (45.33%) .NET Framework
18 94 (43.93%) ASP.NET MVC
19 83 (38.79%) WCF
19 83 (38.79%) Microsoft
20 77 (35.98%) OO
21 73 (34.11%) Windows
22 68 (31.78%) Banking
23 66 (30.84%) WinForms
24 49 (22.90%) jQuery

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 11 (5.14%) BizTalk Server
1 11 (5.14%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.40%) Node.js
3 2 (0.93%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.93%) IIS
3 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (8.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.74%) GitHub
2 8 (3.74%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.87%) HTTP
2 1 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (83.64%) SQL Server
2 42 (19.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (12.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (9.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (4.67%) Big Data
7 8 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (3.74%) Redis
8 6 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.34%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.34%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.40%) SSDT
10 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.40%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 155 (72.43%) NUnit
2 140 (65.42%) Moq
3 136 (63.55%) Rhino Mocks
4 42 (19.63%) Visual Studio
5 41 (19.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (15.42%) Selenium
7 24 (11.21%) TeamCity
8 17 (7.94%) Subversion
9 12 (5.61%) SpecFlow
10 11 (5.14%) NCover
11 8 (3.74%) Git (software)
11 8 (3.74%) JIRA
11 8 (3.74%) Bitbucket
11 8 (3.74%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (1.87%) Fiddler
13 3 (1.40%) StyleCop
13 3 (1.40%) MSBuild
13 3 (1.40%) Jenkins
13 3 (1.40%) dotCover
14 2 (0.93%) NSubstitute
General
1 101 (47.20%) Finance
2 68 (31.78%) Banking
3 41 (19.16%) Investment Banking
4 24 (11.21%) Marketing
5 19 (8.88%) Advertising
5 19 (8.88%) Front Office
6 2 (0.93%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 196 (91.59%) Developer
2 190 (88.79%) .NET Developer
3 58 (27.10%) C# Developer
4 53 (24.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (13.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (13.08%) ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (12.15%) Graduate Developer
7 26 (12.15%) Graduate
7 26 (12.15%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 13 (6.07%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.61%) Software Engineer
9 12 (5.61%) Senior .NET Developer
10 11 (5.14%) Senior C# Developer
11 10 (4.67%) .NET Software Engineer
11 10 (4.67%) Test Manager
11 10 (4.67%) Software Test Manager
11 10 (4.67%) Software Manager
11 10 (4.67%) Testing Manager
12 9 (4.21%) Senior C# Software Engineer
12 9 (4.21%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (97.20%) .NET
2 134 (62.62%) Unity DI Container
3 123 (57.48%) Ninject
4 116 (54.21%) Spring.NET
5 113 (52.80%) Castle Windsor
6 110 (51.40%) WPF
7 100 (46.73%) ASP.NET
8 97 (45.33%) .NET Framework
9 94 (43.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 83 (38.79%) WCF
11 66 (30.84%) WinForms
12 49 (22.90%) jQuery
13 45 (21.03%) HTML
14 44 (20.56%) Entity Framework
15 31 (14.49%) Web Services
16 30 (14.02%) CSS
17 29 (13.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 20 (9.35%) ASP.NET Web API
19 17 (7.94%) AngularJS
19 17 (7.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 123 (57.48%) Inversion of Control
2 28 (13.08%) Computer Science
3 26 (12.15%) Tandem
3 26 (12.15%) Client/Server
3 26 (12.15%) Social Network
3 26 (12.15%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (5.14%) Social Media
5 7 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.40%) Open Source
6 3 (1.40%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.40%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.40%) Clustering
6 3 (1.40%) Blog
6 3 (1.40%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.47%) Economics
7 1 (0.47%) Equities
7 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (34.11%) Windows
2 12 (5.61%) UNIX
3 2 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (86.92%) Agile Software Development
1 186 (86.92%) TDD
2 158 (73.83%) Scrum
3 140 (65.42%) Continuous Integration
4 127 (59.35%) MVC
5 126 (58.88%) Dependency Injection
6 123 (57.48%) Kanban
7 77 (35.98%) OO
8 46 (21.50%) Web Application Development
9 42 (19.63%) MVVM
10 33 (15.42%) OOD
11 31 (14.49%) Multithreading
12 28 (13.08%) OOA/OOD
13 26 (12.15%) OOP
14 22 (10.28%) Unit Testing
15 21 (9.81%) Automated Testing
16 18 (8.41%) Web Development
17 15 (7.01%) ETL
17 15 (7.01%) BDD
18 13 (6.07%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 208 (97.20%) C#
2 33 (15.42%) JavaScript
3 21 (9.81%) SQL
4 12 (5.61%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.27%) Java
6 4 (1.87%) XPath
7 2 (0.93%) Python
7 2 (0.93%) C++
7 2 (0.93%) VB
8 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (13.55%) Degree
2 10 (4.67%) ISEB
3 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.01%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 83 (38.79%) Microsoft
2 34 (15.89%) Facebook
3 26 (12.15%) Twitter
4 12 (5.61%) Informatica
5 5 (2.34%) Oracle
6 4 (1.87%) Civica
6 4 (1.87%) Hitachi
7 3 (1.40%) Charles River
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