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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 478 512 587
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +75
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 135 159 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.36% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.82% 2.00% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 131 148 80
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
7425 7967 7470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 19.52% 18.04% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6541 6800 6256
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
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 September 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 September 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 +57 20 £73,750 +27.15% 3
Northwood - 9 £50,000 - 1
Dagenham - 8 £42,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 5 £40,000 -27.27%
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 233 (94.33%) C#
2 208 (84.21%) .NET
3 207 (83.81%) SQL Server
4 205 (83.00%) NUnit
5 193 (78.14%) Agile Software Development
6 170 (68.83%) TDD
7 160 (64.78%) Moq
8 153 (61.94%) Scrum
9 146 (59.11%) Finance
10 144 (58.30%) Rhino Mocks
11 135 (54.66%) Ninject
12 132 (53.44%) Unity DI Container
12 132 (53.44%) Continuous Integration
13 130 (52.63%) WPF
14 128 (51.82%) Inversion of Control
15 121 (48.99%) Kanban
16 115 (46.56%) Dependency Injection
17 113 (45.75%) Spring.NET
17 113 (45.75%) Castle Windsor
18 109 (44.13%) ASP.NET
19 104 (42.11%) Windows
20 102 (41.30%) MVC
21 93 (37.65%) WCF
22 89 (36.03%) WinForms
23 87 (35.22%) ASP.NET MVC
24 83 (33.60%) OO
25 77 (31.17%) SQL
26 75 (30.36%) MVVM
27 69 (27.94%) Banking
28 60 (24.29%) .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 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.43%) CMS
3 5 (2.02%) Confluence
4 4 (1.62%) IIS
5 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.40%) Kentico
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (13.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (5.67%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.24%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (2.43%) SaaS
5 5 (2.02%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.02%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (83.81%) SQL Server
2 52 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
3 29 (11.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (6.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (4.05%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.05%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.64%) DocumentDB
6 9 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.24%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.83%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.43%) Redis
10 5 (2.02%) MySQL
10 5 (2.02%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.21%) Big Data
11 3 (1.21%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 205 (83.00%) NUnit
2 160 (64.78%) Moq
3 144 (58.30%) Rhino Mocks
4 39 (15.79%) Selenium
5 38 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (9.72%) Visual Studio
7 22 (8.91%) JIRA
7 22 (8.91%) SpecFlow
8 14 (5.67%) Git (software)
9 12 (4.86%) NSubstitute
10 8 (3.24%) Subversion
11 6 (2.43%) Jasmine
11 6 (2.43%) Jenkins
11 6 (2.43%) TeamCity
11 6 (2.43%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (2.02%) Bitbucket
12 5 (2.02%) FishEye
12 5 (2.02%) Log4Net
12 5 (2.02%) NCrunch
General
1 146 (59.11%) Finance
2 69 (27.94%) Banking
3 28 (11.34%) Marketing
4 26 (10.53%) Investment Banking
5 17 (6.88%) Back Office
6 6 (2.43%) Front Office
7 5 (2.02%) Advertising
7 5 (2.02%) Automotive
8 2 (0.81%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 200 (80.97%) Developer
2 170 (68.83%) .NET Developer
3 141 (57.09%) C# Developer
4 114 (46.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 79 (31.98%) C# WPF Developer
5 79 (31.98%) WPF Developer
6 33 (13.36%) Graduate
7 32 (12.96%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 32 (12.96%) Graduate Developer
8 25 (10.12%) Senior Developer
9 24 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 24 (9.72%) SQL Developer
10 22 (8.91%) Analyst
10 22 (8.91%) ASP.NET Developer
11 21 (8.50%) Senior .NET Developer
12 18 (7.29%) Test Analyst
13 16 (6.48%) Senior C# Developer
14 14 (5.67%) .NET Software Developer
14 14 (5.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 13 (5.26%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (84.21%) .NET
2 135 (54.66%) Ninject
3 132 (53.44%) Unity DI Container
4 130 (52.63%) WPF
5 113 (45.75%) Castle Windsor
5 113 (45.75%) Spring.NET
6 109 (44.13%) ASP.NET
7 93 (37.65%) WCF
8 89 (36.03%) WinForms
9 87 (35.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 60 (24.29%) .NET Framework
11 55 (22.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 45 (18.22%) Web Services
13 32 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
14 27 (10.93%) CSS
14 27 (10.93%) HTML
15 22 (8.91%) Entity Framework
15 22 (8.91%) jQuery
16 21 (8.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 19 (7.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 128 (51.82%) Inversion of Control
2 37 (14.98%) Computer Science
3 32 (12.96%) Client/Server
4 26 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (10.53%) Social Network
4 26 (10.53%) Tandem
5 17 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (6.88%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.62%) Fintech
7 3 (1.21%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.21%) NHS
8 2 (0.81%) Derivative
8 2 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 104 (42.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (78.14%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (68.83%) TDD
3 153 (61.94%) Scrum
4 132 (53.44%) Continuous Integration
5 121 (48.99%) Kanban
6 115 (46.56%) Dependency Injection
7 102 (41.30%) MVC
8 83 (33.60%) OO
9 75 (30.36%) MVVM
10 42 (17.00%) Automated Testing
11 38 (15.38%) Multithreading
12 36 (14.57%) OOD
13 35 (14.17%) OOP
13 35 (14.17%) Web Application Development
14 28 (11.34%) Unit Testing
15 27 (10.93%) Software Engineering
16 26 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
17 25 (10.12%) BDD
18 21 (8.50%) SOLID
19 20 (8.10%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 233 (94.33%) C#
2 77 (31.17%) SQL
3 46 (18.62%) JavaScript
4 36 (14.57%) T-SQL
5 10 (4.05%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.83%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.43%) TypeScript
8 4 (1.62%) C++
9 3 (1.21%) Java
10 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (17.81%) Degree
2 12 (4.86%) ISTQB
3 11 (4.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.62%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.67%) QA
2 8 (3.24%) SDET
Systems Management
1 5 (2.02%) Perfmon
2 4 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (24.29%) Microsoft
2 30 (12.15%) Twitter
3 26 (10.53%) Facebook
4 16 (6.48%) Oracle
5 5 (2.02%) Atlassian
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