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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 461 581 578
Rank change year-on-year
+120 -3
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 186 72 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.48% 1.07% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 180 66 67
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,150 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
7508 6702 7327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 18.36% 16.13% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6547 5584 5992
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(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 +95 55 £60,000 -14.28% 6
Hammersmith - 3 £55,000 -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 370 (98.67%) C#
2 358 (95.47%) .NET
3 315 (84.00%) NUnit
4 312 (83.20%) Moq
5 291 (77.60%) Agile Software Development
6 278 (74.13%) Finance
7 237 (63.20%) Rhino Mocks
8 235 (62.67%) MVC
9 231 (61.60%) SQL Server
10 220 (58.67%) TDD
11 213 (56.80%) Dependency Injection
12 196 (52.27%) Scrum
13 195 (52.00%) WPF
14 192 (51.20%) ASP.NET
15 187 (49.87%) ASP.NET MVC
16 180 (48.00%) Inversion of Control
17 176 (46.93%) Unity DI Container
18 170 (45.33%) .NET Framework
19 164 (43.73%) Continuous Integration
20 158 (42.13%) Banking
21 140 (37.33%) Microsoft
22 138 (36.80%) Ninject
23 136 (36.27%) WCF
24 130 (34.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 126 (33.60%) Castle Windsor
25 126 (33.60%) Kanban
26 124 (33.07%) Multithreading
27 123 (32.80%) Spring.NET
28 121 (32.27%) Windows
29 111 (29.60%) MVVM

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 25 (6.67%) IIS
2 8 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (1.60%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.33%) Node.js
4 5 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.80%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.27%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 74 (19.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.87%) Endur
2 3 (0.80%) Eagle PACE
2 3 (0.80%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (61.60%) SQL Server
2 61 (16.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 37 (9.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.47%) RavenDB
4 13 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.60%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.07%) QlikView
9 4 (1.07%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.27%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 1 (0.27%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 315 (84.00%) NUnit
2 312 (83.20%) Moq
3 237 (63.20%) Rhino Mocks
4 70 (18.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 47 (12.53%) Visual Studio
6 25 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 25 (6.67%) MSBuild
7 21 (5.60%) Subversion
8 19 (5.07%) SpecFlow
9 16 (4.27%) Selenium
10 11 (2.93%) TeamCity
11 10 (2.67%) WebDriver
12 9 (2.40%) Cucumber
12 9 (2.40%) JIRA
12 9 (2.40%) NCover
13 8 (2.13%) Bugzilla
13 8 (2.13%) Hudson
13 8 (2.13%) Jenkins
14 4 (1.07%) NCrunch
15 3 (0.80%) NSubstitute
General
1 278 (74.13%) Finance
2 158 (42.13%) Banking
3 40 (10.67%) Law
4 34 (9.07%) Investment Banking
5 27 (7.20%) Marketing
6 20 (5.33%) Back Office
7 18 (4.80%) Front Office
8 9 (2.40%) Retail
9 7 (1.87%) Italian Language
10 6 (1.60%) Games
11 3 (0.80%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.53%) Advertising
13 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 355 (94.67%) Developer
2 276 (73.60%) C# Developer
3 273 (72.80%) .NET Developer
4 211 (56.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 91 (24.27%) WPF Developer
6 89 (23.73%) C# WPF Developer
7 73 (19.47%) ASP.NET Developer
8 69 (18.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 54 (14.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 32 (8.53%) Graduate
10 32 (8.53%) Graduate Developer
11 31 (8.27%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 27 (7.20%) Senior Developer
13 19 (5.07%) Senior C# Developer
14 16 (4.27%) SQL Developer
15 15 (4.00%) Technical Developer
16 14 (3.73%) Analyst
17 11 (2.93%) Analyst Developer
17 11 (2.93%) Senior .NET Developer
17 11 (2.93%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 358 (95.47%) .NET
2 195 (52.00%) WPF
3 192 (51.20%) ASP.NET
4 187 (49.87%) ASP.NET MVC
5 176 (46.93%) Unity DI Container
6 170 (45.33%) .NET Framework
7 138 (36.80%) Ninject
8 136 (36.27%) WCF
9 130 (34.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 126 (33.60%) Castle Windsor
11 123 (32.80%) Spring.NET
12 98 (26.13%) WinForms
13 67 (17.87%) Web Services
14 60 (16.00%) HTML
15 52 (13.87%) LINQ
16 46 (12.27%) Entity Framework
16 46 (12.27%) jQuery
17 41 (10.93%) ASP.NET Web API
18 35 (9.33%) CSS
19 34 (9.07%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 180 (48.00%) Inversion of Control
2 48 (12.80%) Computer Science
3 31 (8.27%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (8.27%) Social Network
4 27 (7.20%) Client/Server
4 27 (7.20%) Tandem
5 25 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.73%) Equities
7 11 (2.93%) Fintech
8 8 (2.13%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.87%) Data Integration
9 7 (1.87%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.60%) Mobile Banking
10 6 (1.60%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.80%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.80%) Derivative
11 3 (0.80%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.80%) User Experience
12 2 (0.53%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.53%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 121 (32.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (77.60%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (62.67%) MVC
3 220 (58.67%) TDD
4 213 (56.80%) Dependency Injection
5 196 (52.27%) Scrum
6 164 (43.73%) Continuous Integration
7 126 (33.60%) Kanban
8 124 (33.07%) Multithreading
9 111 (29.60%) MVVM
10 89 (23.73%) OO
11 42 (11.20%) OOD
12 40 (10.67%) OOP
13 39 (10.40%) Software Engineering
14 38 (10.13%) Web Application Development
15 30 (8.00%) Open Source
16 27 (7.20%) OOA/OOD
17 26 (6.93%) SOLID
18 24 (6.40%) Unit Testing
19 21 (5.60%) High Availability
20 19 (5.07%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 370 (98.67%) C#
2 98 (26.13%) SQL
3 61 (16.27%) JavaScript
4 25 (6.67%) C++
5 18 (4.80%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.67%) PL/SQL
6 10 (2.67%) VB.NET
7 9 (2.40%) VBA
8 6 (1.60%) F#
8 6 (1.60%) MATLAB
9 4 (1.07%) Java
9 4 (1.07%) VB
9 4 (1.07%) VB6
10 2 (0.53%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.53%) Ruby
11 1 (0.27%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 62 (16.53%) Degree
2 1 (0.27%) ISEB
2 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.80%) Data Quality
2 13 (3.47%) QA
System Software
1 18 (4.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 140 (37.33%) Microsoft
2 37 (9.87%) Oracle
3 31 (8.27%) Facebook
3 31 (8.27%) Twitter
4 4 (1.07%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.07%) Tableau
5 3 (0.80%) Charles River
6 1 (0.27%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.27%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.27%) HP
6 1 (0.27%) IBM
6 1 (0.27%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.27%) Telerik
6 1 (0.27%) TIBCO
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