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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 489 534 551
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +17
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 123 123 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.65% 1.58% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 119 114 107
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%
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
7452 7797 8059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 19.28% 17.72% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6594 6603 6798
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +68 18 £73,750 +24.47% 1
Dagenham - 6 £42,500 -
Northwood - 6 £50,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -2 2 £40,000 -27.27% 1
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (96.34%) C#
2 214 (86.99%) .NET
3 206 (83.74%) NUnit
4 200 (81.30%) Agile Software Development
5 190 (77.24%) SQL Server
6 174 (70.73%) Moq
7 166 (67.48%) TDD
8 156 (63.41%) Rhino Mocks
9 150 (60.98%) Scrum
9 150 (60.98%) Finance
10 137 (55.69%) Inversion of Control
11 134 (54.47%) WPF
12 133 (54.07%) Ninject
13 132 (53.66%) Continuous Integration
13 132 (53.66%) Unity DI Container
14 127 (51.63%) Dependency Injection
15 121 (49.19%) Kanban
16 113 (45.93%) Spring.NET
16 113 (45.93%) Castle Windsor
17 110 (44.72%) MVC
17 110 (44.72%) ASP.NET
18 105 (42.68%) Windows
19 94 (38.21%) WinForms
20 89 (36.18%) ASP.NET MVC
21 85 (34.55%) WCF
22 83 (33.74%) OO
23 81 (32.93%) MVVM
24 79 (32.11%) Banking
25 68 (27.64%) SQL
26 63 (25.61%) .NET Framework

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 8 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.44%) CMS
3 5 (2.03%) Confluence
4 4 (1.63%) IIS
5 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.41%) Kentico
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (11.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (5.69%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.07%) SaaS
4 8 (3.25%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (2.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (77.24%) SQL Server
2 55 (22.36%) SQL Server 2014
3 22 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (8.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (4.88%) NoSQL
6 11 (4.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (4.07%) MongoDB
7 10 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (3.66%) Relational Database
9 8 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (3.25%) DocumentDB
9 8 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (2.03%) Big Data
11 5 (2.03%) MySQL
11 5 (2.03%) Neo4j
11 5 (2.03%) Redis
12 4 (1.63%) RavenDB
13 2 (0.81%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 206 (83.74%) NUnit
2 174 (70.73%) Moq
3 156 (63.41%) Rhino Mocks
4 32 (13.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (12.60%) Selenium
6 20 (8.13%) SpecFlow
7 18 (7.32%) JIRA
8 16 (6.50%) Visual Studio
9 13 (5.28%) Git (software)
10 12 (4.88%) NSubstitute
11 7 (2.85%) Subversion
12 6 (2.44%) Jenkins
12 6 (2.44%) TeamCity
13 5 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (2.03%) Bitbucket
13 5 (2.03%) FishEye
13 5 (2.03%) Jasmine
13 5 (2.03%) Log4Net
13 5 (2.03%) NCrunch
14 2 (0.81%) UI Automator
General
1 150 (60.98%) Finance
2 79 (32.11%) Banking
3 28 (11.38%) Marketing
4 26 (10.57%) Investment Banking
5 18 (7.32%) Back Office
6 7 (2.85%) Front Office
7 6 (2.44%) Law
8 5 (2.03%) Automotive
8 5 (2.03%) Retail
9 4 (1.63%) Advertising
10 3 (1.22%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.81%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 210 (85.37%) Developer
2 181 (73.58%) .NET Developer
3 151 (61.38%) C# Developer
4 125 (50.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 82 (33.33%) WPF Developer
6 79 (32.11%) C# WPF Developer
7 35 (14.23%) Graduate
8 34 (13.82%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 34 (13.82%) Graduate Developer
9 26 (10.57%) ASP.NET Developer
9 26 (10.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 23 (9.35%) SQL Developer
11 22 (8.94%) Senior Developer
12 18 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (7.32%) Senior .NET Developer
13 16 (6.50%) .NET Software Developer
13 16 (6.50%) Analyst
14 14 (5.69%) Senior C# Developer
14 14 (5.69%) Test Analyst
15 13 (5.28%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (86.99%) .NET
2 134 (54.47%) WPF
3 133 (54.07%) Ninject
4 132 (53.66%) Unity DI Container
5 113 (45.93%) Castle Windsor
5 113 (45.93%) Spring.NET
6 110 (44.72%) ASP.NET
7 94 (38.21%) WinForms
8 89 (36.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 85 (34.55%) WCF
10 63 (25.61%) .NET Framework
11 58 (23.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 45 (18.29%) Web Services
13 32 (13.01%) HTML
14 30 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
15 29 (11.79%) CSS
16 24 (9.76%) AngularJS
17 23 (9.35%) jQuery
18 17 (6.91%) SOAP
19 15 (6.10%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 137 (55.69%) Inversion of Control
2 37 (15.04%) Computer Science
3 29 (11.79%) Client/Server
4 26 (10.57%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (10.57%) Social Network
4 26 (10.57%) Tandem
5 17 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (6.91%) Hedge funds
6 10 (4.07%) Fintech
7 3 (1.22%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.22%) NHS
8 2 (0.81%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.81%) Derivative
8 2 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 105 (42.68%) Windows
2 2 (0.81%) Android
2 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.81%) Mac OS X
2 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
2 2 (0.81%) Windows Phone
2 2 (0.81%) Windows Vista
2 2 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (81.30%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (67.48%) TDD
3 150 (60.98%) Scrum
4 132 (53.66%) Continuous Integration
5 127 (51.63%) Dependency Injection
6 121 (49.19%) Kanban
7 110 (44.72%) MVC
8 83 (33.74%) OO
9 81 (32.93%) MVVM
10 50 (20.33%) Multithreading
11 39 (15.85%) Automated Testing
12 35 (14.23%) OOD
12 35 (14.23%) OOP
13 32 (13.01%) Web Application Development
14 30 (12.20%) Software Engineering
15 27 (10.98%) Unit Testing
16 26 (10.57%) OOA/OOD
17 21 (8.54%) BDD
18 18 (7.32%) Refactoring
19 16 (6.50%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 237 (96.34%) C#
2 68 (27.64%) SQL
3 40 (16.26%) JavaScript
4 35 (14.23%) T-SQL
5 10 (4.07%) PL/SQL
5 10 (4.07%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.03%) TypeScript
7 4 (1.63%) C++
7 4 (1.63%) VB
8 3 (1.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 46 (18.70%) Degree
2 9 (3.66%) ISTQB
3 8 (3.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.47%) QA
2 6 (2.44%) SDET
Systems Management
1 5 (2.03%) Perfmon
2 4 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.57%) Facebook
2 26 (10.57%) Twitter
3 16 (6.50%) Oracle
4 5 (2.03%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.81%) Apple
5 2 (0.81%) Google
5 2 (0.81%) LexisNexis
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