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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 514 536 554
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +18
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 122 130 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.58% 1.53% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 112 129 63
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 £80,000 £65,650 £65,000
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
7730 8476 6994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.48% 17.61% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6486 7221 5975
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 £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Uxbridge - 13 £52,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £55,000 -
City of London +4 4 £58,750 +3.52%
Docklands, London - 2 £47,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £60,000 -
Croydon +3 1 £46,000 -1.07%
Ealing - 1 £55,000 -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 267 (98.52%) C#
2 250 (92.25%) .NET
3 233 (85.98%) Agile Software Development
4 228 (84.13%) TDD
5 214 (78.97%) SQL Server
6 197 (72.69%) NUnit
7 196 (72.32%) Scrum
8 190 (70.11%) Moq
9 186 (68.63%) Continuous Integration
10 183 (67.53%) Rhino Mocks
11 172 (63.47%) Unity DI Container
12 167 (61.62%) Ninject
13 160 (59.04%) Dependency Injection
14 159 (58.67%) Inversion of Control
15 151 (55.72%) Kanban
16 145 (53.51%) Castle Windsor
17 143 (52.77%) Spring.NET
18 142 (52.40%) WPF
19 139 (51.29%) MVC
20 126 (46.49%) Finance
21 118 (43.54%) ASP.NET
22 105 (38.75%) ASP.NET MVC
23 103 (38.01%) Microsoft
24 100 (36.90%) Windows
25 97 (35.79%) WCF
25 97 (35.79%) .NET Framework
26 89 (32.84%) OO
27 85 (31.37%) WinForms
28 76 (28.04%) Banking
29 67 (24.72%) MVVM

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (6.27%) WebSphere
2 16 (5.90%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (2.21%) IIS
4 5 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.85%) Confluence
5 4 (1.48%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.37%) Node.js
6 1 (0.37%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (7.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Beauchamp
2 1 (0.37%) Endur
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.95%) GitHub
2 8 (2.95%) CodePlex
3 2 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.11%) HTTP
2 1 (0.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (78.97%) SQL Server
2 35 (12.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (8.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (6.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (4.43%) Big Data
6 9 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.95%) Redis
7 8 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.58%) RavenDB
9 5 (1.85%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.85%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.48%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.11%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.74%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.37%) PerformancePoint
13 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.37%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 197 (72.69%) NUnit
2 190 (70.11%) Moq
3 183 (67.53%) Rhino Mocks
4 63 (23.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 48 (17.71%) Selenium
6 45 (16.61%) Visual Studio
7 29 (10.70%) TeamCity
8 18 (6.64%) NCover
9 17 (6.27%) Subversion
10 16 (5.90%) SpecFlow
11 15 (5.54%) Git (software)
12 13 (4.80%) JIRA
13 10 (3.69%) WebDriver
14 9 (3.32%) CppUnit
15 8 (2.95%) Bitbucket
15 8 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
16 5 (1.85%) MSBuild
16 5 (1.85%) StyleCop
17 3 (1.11%) Fiddler
17 3 (1.11%) NSubstitute
General
1 126 (46.49%) Finance
2 76 (28.04%) Banking
3 46 (16.97%) Investment Banking
4 38 (14.02%) Marketing
5 20 (7.38%) Advertising
6 10 (3.69%) Front Office
7 4 (1.48%) Back Office
7 4 (1.48%) Games
7 4 (1.48%) Retail
8 2 (0.74%) Law
8 2 (0.74%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 241 (88.93%) Developer
2 219 (80.81%) .NET Developer
3 68 (25.09%) C# Developer
4 55 (20.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (9.59%) Graduate
5 26 (9.59%) Graduate Developer
5 26 (9.59%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 25 (9.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 24 (8.86%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (4.80%) Software Engineer
9 12 (4.43%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.06%) Test Manager
10 11 (4.06%) Senior C# Developer
10 11 (4.06%) C# Software Engineer
10 11 (4.06%) Senior Software Engineer
10 11 (4.06%) .NET Software Engineer
10 11 (4.06%) Senior .NET Developer
10 11 (4.06%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 10 (3.69%) .NET Web Developer
11 10 (3.69%) Software Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 250 (92.25%) .NET
2 172 (63.47%) Unity DI Container
3 167 (61.62%) Ninject
4 145 (53.51%) Castle Windsor
5 143 (52.77%) Spring.NET
6 142 (52.40%) WPF
7 118 (43.54%) ASP.NET
8 105 (38.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 97 (35.79%) WCF
9 97 (35.79%) .NET Framework
10 85 (31.37%) WinForms
11 60 (22.14%) jQuery
12 58 (21.40%) HTML
13 40 (14.76%) Entity Framework
14 32 (11.81%) Web Services
15 31 (11.44%) CSS
15 31 (11.44%) HTML5
16 25 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 21 (7.75%) Razor View Engine
18 19 (7.01%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 159 (58.67%) Inversion of Control
2 38 (14.02%) Computer Science
3 34 (12.55%) Social Network
3 34 (12.55%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (9.59%) Client/Server
4 26 (9.59%) Tandem
5 14 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (3.32%) Social Media
7 6 (2.21%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.85%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.74%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.74%) User Experience
10 1 (0.37%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.37%) Blog
10 1 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.37%) Economics
10 1 (0.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 100 (36.90%) Windows
2 12 (4.43%) UNIX
3 2 (0.74%) Linux
4 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (85.98%) Agile Software Development
2 228 (84.13%) TDD
3 196 (72.32%) Scrum
4 186 (68.63%) Continuous Integration
5 160 (59.04%) Dependency Injection
6 151 (55.72%) Kanban
7 139 (51.29%) MVC
8 89 (32.84%) OO
9 67 (24.72%) MVVM
10 57 (21.03%) Web Application Development
11 37 (13.65%) OOD
12 35 (12.92%) OOP
13 31 (11.44%) Multithreading
14 29 (10.70%) Automated Testing
14 29 (10.70%) Unit Testing
15 28 (10.33%) OOA/OOD
16 25 (9.23%) Software Engineering
17 15 (5.54%) Refactoring
18 12 (4.43%) CRM
18 12 (4.43%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 267 (98.52%) C#
2 42 (15.50%) JavaScript
3 32 (11.81%) SQL
4 19 (7.01%) T-SQL
5 12 (4.43%) C++
6 10 (3.69%) Java
7 6 (2.21%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.85%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.48%) Python
10 3 (1.11%) XPath
11 2 (0.74%) Ruby
11 2 (0.74%) VB
12 1 (0.37%) VBA
12 1 (0.37%) XAML
12 1 (0.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 39 (14.39%) Degree
2 14 (5.17%) ISEB
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.37%) MCTS
3 1 (0.37%) MCITP
3 1 (0.37%) MCSE
3 1 (0.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 103 (38.01%) Microsoft
2 42 (15.50%) Facebook
3 34 (12.55%) Twitter
4 12 (4.43%) Informatica
5 8 (2.95%) Oracle
6 5 (1.85%) Perforce
6 5 (1.85%) Civica
7 4 (1.48%) F5
8 1 (0.37%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.37%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.37%) Telerik
8 1 (0.37%) IBM
8 1 (0.37%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.37%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.37%) Infragistics
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