The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 511 535 550
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +15
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 135 67 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.59% 0.96% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 132 64 79
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,650 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8499 6970 7114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.58% 15.73% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7236 5952 6224
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
MSTest
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 +15 27 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Croydon -1 1 £46,500 -19.13%
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 236 (93.65%) .NET
2 231 (91.67%) C#
3 208 (82.54%) SQL Server
4 180 (71.43%) TDD
5 169 (67.06%) NUnit
6 162 (64.29%) MVC
7 154 (61.11%) Moq
8 146 (57.94%) Castle Windsor
9 141 (55.95%) Scrum
10 135 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
11 130 (51.59%) Rhino Mocks
12 128 (50.79%) WCF
12 128 (50.79%) ASP.NET
13 123 (48.81%) Unity DI Container
14 122 (48.41%) WPF
14 122 (48.41%) ASP.NET MVC
14 122 (48.41%) Dependency Injection
15 117 (46.43%) Inversion of Control
16 115 (45.63%) .NET Framework
17 108 (42.86%) Kanban
18 107 (42.46%) Finance
19 103 (40.87%) Ninject
20 98 (38.89%) Spring.NET
21 97 (38.49%) OO
22 93 (36.90%) CSS
23 85 (33.73%) HTML
24 84 (33.33%) MVVM
25 81 (32.14%) jQuery
26 79 (31.35%) Windows
27 75 (29.76%) Microsoft

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 40 (15.87%) CMS
2 27 (10.71%) Umbraco
3 23 (9.13%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (7.54%) Apache Solr
4 19 (7.54%) Sitefinity
4 19 (7.54%) Orchard CMS
4 19 (7.54%) NServiceBus
5 16 (6.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 13 (5.16%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (3.57%) Node.js
8 7 (2.78%) Kentico
8 7 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.98%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 30 (11.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Pivotal CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.59%) SaaS
3 3 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (0.40%) SMPP
2 1 (0.40%) NFC
2 1 (0.40%) SMS
2 1 (0.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (82.54%) SQL Server
2 50 (19.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 33 (13.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (9.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 23 (9.13%) RavenDB
7 22 (8.73%) MongoDB
8 19 (7.54%) NoSQL
8 19 (7.54%) Neo4j
9 17 (6.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (5.56%) Relational Database
11 13 (5.16%) MySQL
12 7 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (2.78%) Oracle Database
13 6 (2.38%) Data Mining
14 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (1.19%) Big Data
16 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 169 (67.06%) NUnit
2 154 (61.11%) Moq
3 130 (51.59%) Rhino Mocks
4 40 (15.87%) Cucumber
4 40 (15.87%) SpecFlow
5 34 (13.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (12.30%) Visual Studio
7 14 (5.56%) Subversion
7 14 (5.56%) JUnit
8 12 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
9 10 (3.97%) Git (software)
9 10 (3.97%) Jasmine
10 9 (3.57%) Selenium
11 8 (3.17%) TeamCity
11 8 (3.17%) NSubstitute
12 7 (2.78%) WebDriver
12 7 (2.78%) TestNG
12 7 (2.78%) Eclipse
13 6 (2.38%) Calabash
14 4 (1.59%) eggPlant
General
1 107 (42.46%) Finance
2 68 (26.98%) Banking
3 42 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 13 (5.16%) Retail
5 6 (2.38%) Marketing
5 6 (2.38%) Advertising
6 5 (1.98%) Russian Language
7 3 (1.19%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 221 (87.70%) Developer
2 182 (72.22%) .NET Developer
3 60 (23.81%) C# Developer
4 55 (21.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (20.63%) Senior Developer
6 42 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 26 (10.32%) Graduate Developer
7 26 (10.32%) Graduate
7 26 (10.32%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 22 (8.73%) Senior C# Developer
9 11 (4.37%) Analyst
10 10 (3.97%) Test Analyst
10 10 (3.97%) Agile .NET Developer
10 10 (3.97%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.57%) .NET Software Engineer
11 9 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (3.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (3.17%) Tester
13 7 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (2.38%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (93.65%) .NET
2 146 (57.94%) Castle Windsor
3 128 (50.79%) ASP.NET
3 128 (50.79%) WCF
4 123 (48.81%) Unity DI Container
5 122 (48.41%) WPF
5 122 (48.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 115 (45.63%) .NET Framework
7 103 (40.87%) Ninject
8 98 (38.89%) Spring.NET
9 93 (36.90%) CSS
10 85 (33.73%) HTML
11 81 (32.14%) jQuery
12 74 (29.37%) Web Services
12 74 (29.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 73 (28.97%) HTML5
14 70 (27.78%) WinForms
15 69 (27.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 60 (23.81%) Ajax
17 51 (20.24%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 117 (46.43%) Inversion of Control
2 36 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 32 (12.70%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (10.32%) Social Network
4 26 (10.32%) Client/Server
4 26 (10.32%) Tandem
5 12 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (3.97%) Mathematics
7 9 (3.57%) Physics
8 6 (2.38%) Open Source
8 6 (2.38%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.98%) New Media
10 3 (1.19%) Streaming Music
11 1 (0.40%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.40%) Derivative
11 1 (0.40%) Social Media
11 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 79 (31.35%) Windows
2 26 (10.32%) Apple iOS
3 22 (8.73%) Android
4 4 (1.59%) UNIX
5 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (71.43%) TDD
2 162 (64.29%) MVC
3 141 (55.95%) Scrum
4 135 (53.57%) Continuous Integration
5 122 (48.41%) Dependency Injection
6 108 (42.86%) Kanban
7 97 (38.49%) OO
8 84 (33.33%) MVVM
9 56 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (19.84%) Web Application Development
11 44 (17.46%) Web Development
12 42 (16.67%) Content Management
13 41 (16.27%) OOA/OOD
13 41 (16.27%) Unit Testing
14 34 (13.49%) OOP
15 30 (11.90%) Software Engineering
16 27 (10.71%) Multithreading
16 27 (10.71%) Automation Testing
17 26 (10.32%) BDD
17 26 (10.32%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 231 (91.67%) C#
2 74 (29.37%) JavaScript
3 41 (16.27%) T-SQL
4 27 (10.71%) Java
5 25 (9.92%) SQL
6 14 (5.56%) VB
6 14 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.78%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.79%) C++
9 1 (0.40%) VBScript
9 1 (0.40%) XAML
9 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (25.40%) Degree
2 43 (17.06%) MCP
3 41 (16.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (15.87%) MCTS
4 40 (15.87%) MCAD
4 40 (15.87%) MCSD
5 14 (5.56%) MBA
6 10 (3.97%) ISTQB
7 9 (3.57%) ISEB
8 6 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.37%) QA
2 4 (1.59%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 75 (29.76%) Microsoft
2 32 (12.70%) Facebook
3 30 (11.90%) Sitecore
4 26 (10.32%) Twitter
5 20 (7.94%) EPiServer
5 20 (7.94%) Oracle
6 4 (1.59%) Informatica
7 3 (1.19%) Google
7 3 (1.19%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.79%) Apple
9 1 (0.40%) CODA
9 1 (0.40%) Reuters
9 1 (0.40%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.40%) HP
9 1 (0.40%) Tableau
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago