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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 476 468 610
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +142
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 123 199 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.46% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.79% 2.55% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 122 190 57
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
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
6880 7807 7226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 19.53% 18.02% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5906 6659 6070
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +30 36 £72,500 +20.83% 1
Dagenham - 3 £42,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £40,000 -
Northwood - 1 £50,000 -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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.

1 237 (95.95%) C#
2 223 (90.28%) .NET
2 223 (90.28%) SQL Server
3 221 (89.47%) NUnit
4 181 (73.28%) TDD
5 173 (70.04%) Agile Software Development
6 155 (62.75%) Finance
7 145 (58.70%) Scrum
7 145 (58.70%) Moq
8 125 (50.61%) Ninject
9 123 (49.80%) Kanban
10 122 (49.39%) Rhino Mocks
10 122 (49.39%) ASP.NET
11 121 (48.99%) Windows
12 120 (48.58%) Continuous Integration
13 118 (47.77%) Dependency Injection
13 118 (47.77%) Unity DI Container
14 117 (47.37%) Castle Windsor
14 117 (47.37%) Inversion of Control
14 117 (47.37%) Spring.NET
15 113 (45.75%) MVC
16 111 (44.94%) WPF
17 104 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
18 98 (39.68%) WCF
19 90 (36.44%) .NET Framework
20 89 (36.03%) WinForms
21 86 (34.82%) Banking
21 86 (34.82%) SQL
22 76 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 71 (28.74%) 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 6 (2.43%) CMS
1 6 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.62%) Confluence
3 2 (0.81%) IIS
4 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.40%) Kentico
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (8.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.64%) SaaS
4 6 (2.43%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (90.28%) SQL Server
2 56 (22.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 39 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (8.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.45%) DocumentDB
7 10 (4.05%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (3.64%) Redis
9 8 (3.24%) MongoDB
9 8 (3.24%) NoSQL
10 6 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.62%) MySQL
12 4 (1.62%) Neo4j
13 3 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 221 (89.47%) NUnit
2 145 (58.70%) Moq
3 122 (49.39%) Rhino Mocks
4 38 (15.38%) Selenium
5 34 (13.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (12.96%) Visual Studio
7 23 (9.31%) SpecFlow
8 21 (8.50%) JIRA
9 17 (6.88%) Git (software)
10 11 (4.45%) Subversion
11 10 (4.05%) NSubstitute
12 9 (3.64%) Jasmine
12 9 (3.64%) WebDriver
13 5 (2.02%) Jenkins
13 5 (2.02%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (1.62%) Bitbucket
14 4 (1.62%) FishEye
14 4 (1.62%) Log4Net
14 4 (1.62%) NCrunch
General
1 155 (62.75%) Finance
2 86 (34.82%) Banking
3 30 (12.15%) Marketing
4 26 (10.53%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.02%) Advertising
6 3 (1.21%) Automotive
6 3 (1.21%) Back Office
6 3 (1.21%) Retail
7 2 (0.81%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.40%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 205 (83.00%) Developer
2 192 (77.73%) .NET Developer
3 136 (55.06%) C# Developer
4 126 (51.01%) C# .NET Developer
5 78 (31.58%) C# WPF Developer
5 78 (31.58%) WPF Developer
6 38 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
7 33 (13.36%) Senior Developer
7 33 (13.36%) SQL Developer
8 30 (12.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 30 (12.15%) Senior .NET Developer
9 29 (11.74%) Graduate
9 29 (11.74%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 29 (11.74%) Graduate Developer
10 26 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
11 25 (10.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 25 (10.12%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 23 (9.31%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 19 (7.69%) Senior SQL Developer
14 18 (7.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (90.28%) .NET
2 125 (50.61%) Ninject
3 122 (49.39%) ASP.NET
4 118 (47.77%) Unity DI Container
5 117 (47.37%) Castle Windsor
5 117 (47.37%) Spring.NET
6 111 (44.94%) WPF
7 104 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 98 (39.68%) WCF
9 90 (36.44%) .NET Framework
10 89 (36.03%) WinForms
11 76 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 45 (18.22%) Entity Framework
13 41 (16.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 41 (16.60%) ASP.NET Web API
14 38 (15.38%) Web Services
15 35 (14.17%) CSS
15 35 (14.17%) HTML
16 31 (12.55%) AngularJS
17 30 (12.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 117 (47.37%) Inversion of Control
2 36 (14.57%) Computer Science
3 31 (12.55%) Client/Server
4 30 (12.15%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (10.53%) Social Network
5 26 (10.53%) Tandem
6 12 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.83%) Fintech
8 2 (0.81%) Derivative
8 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.81%) NHS
8 2 (0.81%) User Experience
9 1 (0.40%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 121 (48.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (73.28%) TDD
2 173 (70.04%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (58.70%) Scrum
4 123 (49.80%) Kanban
5 120 (48.58%) Continuous Integration
6 118 (47.77%) Dependency Injection
7 113 (45.75%) MVC
8 71 (28.74%) OO
9 58 (23.48%) MVVM
10 45 (18.22%) Asset Management
11 44 (17.81%) Front End Development
12 39 (15.79%) OOD
13 35 (14.17%) Web Application Development
14 33 (13.36%) Multithreading
15 32 (12.96%) OOP
16 28 (11.34%) SOLID
17 26 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
18 23 (9.31%) Automated Testing
19 22 (8.91%) BDD
20 17 (6.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 237 (95.95%) C#
2 86 (34.82%) SQL
3 66 (26.72%) JavaScript
4 29 (11.74%) T-SQL
5 9 (3.64%) TypeScript
6 4 (1.62%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.81%) Java
8 1 (0.40%) C++
8 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (16.60%) Degree
2 7 (2.83%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.07%) QA
2 9 (3.64%) SDET
Systems Management
1 4 (1.62%) Perfmon
2 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (23.89%) Microsoft
2 34 (13.77%) Twitter
3 26 (10.53%) Facebook
4 4 (1.62%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.21%) Oracle
6 1 (0.40%) Typemock
6 1 (0.40%) Xamarin
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