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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 541 538 539
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 72 75 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.08% 1.06% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 67 67 75
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 £40,000
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
6683 7052 7251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.11% 16.69% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5567 5792 6282
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
City of London +10 12 £70,000 +40.00% 4
Isleworth - 3 £32,500 - 1
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 131 (94.24%) C#
1 131 (94.24%) .NET
2 129 (92.81%) SQL Server
3 128 (92.09%) Agile Software Development
4 125 (89.93%) TDD
5 120 (86.33%) NUnit
6 113 (81.29%) Scrum
7 101 (72.66%) WPF
8 100 (71.94%) Moq
8 100 (71.94%) Ninject
9 99 (71.22%) Castle Windsor
9 99 (71.22%) Unity DI Container
9 99 (71.22%) Spring.NET
10 98 (70.50%) Continuous Integration
10 98 (70.50%) Kanban
11 97 (69.78%) Inversion of Control
12 96 (69.06%) Dependency Injection
12 96 (69.06%) Rhino Mocks
13 93 (66.91%) Finance
14 67 (48.20%) WCF
15 63 (45.32%) OO
16 62 (44.60%) Windows
16 62 (44.60%) MVC
17 60 (43.17%) Banking
18 58 (41.73%) Microsoft
19 57 (41.01%) WinForms
20 52 (37.41%) ASP.NET
20 52 (37.41%) .NET Framework
21 51 (36.69%) ASP.NET MVC
22 38 (27.34%) MVVM

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (2.16%) Node.js
2 2 (1.44%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (12.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (92.81%) SQL Server
2 25 (17.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (12.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (10.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (8.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.60%) SSDT
8 3 (2.16%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.16%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.72%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 120 (86.33%) NUnit
2 100 (71.94%) Moq
3 96 (69.06%) Rhino Mocks
4 16 (11.51%) Visual Studio
5 14 (10.07%) SpecFlow
6 11 (7.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (5.76%) TeamCity
8 7 (5.04%) Subversion
9 4 (2.88%) MSBuild
9 4 (2.88%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (2.88%) Selenium
10 3 (2.16%) dotCover
11 2 (1.44%) NSubstitute
11 2 (1.44%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.72%) JUnit
12 1 (0.72%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.72%) TestNG
12 1 (0.72%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
General
1 93 (66.91%) Finance
2 60 (43.17%) Banking
3 29 (20.86%) Investment Banking
4 10 (7.19%) Front Office
5 7 (5.04%) Advertising
6 2 (1.44%) Retail
6 2 (1.44%) Back Office
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 125 (89.93%) Developer
2 112 (80.58%) .NET Developer
3 27 (19.42%) Graduate Developer
3 27 (19.42%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 27 (19.42%) Graduate
4 25 (17.99%) C# Developer
5 19 (13.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (7.91%) Technical Leader
6 11 (7.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (6.47%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (2.88%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (2.16%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.16%) Analyst
9 3 (2.16%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.16%) Agile C# Developer
10 2 (1.44%) WPF Developer
10 2 (1.44%) Lead .NET Developer
10 2 (1.44%) Lead Architect
10 2 (1.44%) Technical Architect
10 2 (1.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (94.24%) .NET
2 101 (72.66%) WPF
3 100 (71.94%) Ninject
4 99 (71.22%) Castle Windsor
4 99 (71.22%) Unity DI Container
4 99 (71.22%) Spring.NET
5 67 (48.20%) WCF
6 57 (41.01%) WinForms
7 52 (37.41%) ASP.NET
7 52 (37.41%) .NET Framework
8 51 (36.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (21.58%) Web Services
10 19 (13.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 12 (8.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 11 (7.91%) jQuery
12 11 (7.91%) HTML
12 11 (7.91%) AngularJS
13 10 (7.19%) CSS
14 9 (6.47%) NHibernate
14 9 (6.47%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 97 (69.78%) Inversion of Control
2 28 (20.14%) Computer Science
3 27 (19.42%) Social Network
3 27 (19.42%) Tandem
3 27 (19.42%) Client/Server
3 27 (19.42%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.32%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.60%) Clustering
7 3 (2.16%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.16%) Blog
7 3 (2.16%) Open Source
7 3 (2.16%) Social Media
8 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.72%) Equities
8 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 62 (44.60%) Windows
2 4 (2.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (92.09%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (89.93%) TDD
3 113 (81.29%) Scrum
4 98 (70.50%) Continuous Integration
4 98 (70.50%) Kanban
5 96 (69.06%) Dependency Injection
6 63 (45.32%) OO
7 62 (44.60%) MVC
8 38 (27.34%) MVVM
9 32 (23.02%) Multithreading
10 31 (22.30%) OOD
11 30 (21.58%) OOP
11 30 (21.58%) Web Application Development
12 29 (20.86%) OOA/OOD
13 17 (12.23%) BDD
14 14 (10.07%) Web Development
15 11 (7.91%) Automation Testing
16 10 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
17 9 (6.47%) ETL
17 9 (6.47%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 131 (94.24%) C#
2 21 (15.11%) SQL
3 8 (5.76%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.32%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.16%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.44%) VB
6 2 (1.44%) Java
6 2 (1.44%) C++
7 1 (0.72%) XPath
7 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (21.58%) Degree
2 1 (0.72%) ISEB
2 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (41.73%) Microsoft
2 27 (19.42%) Facebook
2 27 (19.42%) Twitter
3 6 (4.32%) DevExpress
4 4 (2.88%) Hitachi
4 4 (2.88%) Informatica
5 3 (2.16%) Oracle
5 3 (2.16%) Charles River
6 1 (0.72%) Citrix
6 1 (0.72%) Red Gate
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
The Developer Portal
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago