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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 554 548 541
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 58 88 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.81% 1.20% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 56 82 75
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
7134 7317 7470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.11% 16.12% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5958 6061 6534
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 £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,400 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +27 8 £70,000 +47.36% 2
Chessington - 2 £30,000 -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 133 (94.33%) C#
2 132 (93.62%) .NET
3 129 (91.49%) SQL Server
4 127 (90.07%) Agile Software Development
5 122 (86.52%) TDD
6 119 (84.40%) NUnit
7 107 (75.89%) Scrum
8 104 (73.76%) WPF
9 100 (70.92%) Ninject
10 98 (69.50%) Moq
11 97 (68.79%) Continuous Integration
12 96 (68.09%) Castle Windsor
13 95 (67.38%) Unity DI Container
14 94 (66.67%) Inversion of Control
15 93 (65.96%) Rhino Mocks
15 93 (65.96%) Spring.NET
15 93 (65.96%) Kanban
16 92 (65.25%) Dependency Injection
17 91 (64.54%) Finance
18 63 (44.68%) Windows
19 61 (43.26%) WCF
19 61 (43.26%) OO
19 61 (43.26%) Banking
20 57 (40.43%) Microsoft
21 56 (39.72%) WinForms
22 55 (39.01%) MVC
23 50 (35.46%) .NET Framework
24 45 (31.91%) ASP.NET MVC
24 45 (31.91%) ASP.NET
25 38 (26.95%) MVVM

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
1 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
1 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (0.71%) Sitefinity
1 1 (0.71%) Orchard CMS
1 1 (0.71%) NServiceBus
1 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (11.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.84%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (91.49%) SQL Server
2 26 (18.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (11.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (9.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.55%) SSDT
8 4 (2.84%) RavenDB
9 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.71%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.71%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 119 (84.40%) NUnit
2 98 (69.50%) Moq
3 93 (65.96%) Rhino Mocks
4 19 (13.48%) Visual Studio
5 16 (11.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (11.35%) SpecFlow
6 9 (6.38%) Selenium
7 7 (4.96%) TeamCity
8 6 (4.26%) WebDriver
8 6 (4.26%) Subversion
9 5 (3.55%) TestNG
9 5 (3.55%) JUnit
9 5 (3.55%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.84%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.84%) Calabash
10 4 (2.84%) eggPlant
10 4 (2.84%) JMeter
10 4 (2.84%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (2.13%) MSBuild
General
1 91 (64.54%) Finance
2 61 (43.26%) Banking
3 31 (21.99%) Investment Banking
4 10 (7.09%) Advertising
5 6 (4.26%) Retail
6 5 (3.55%) Front Office
7 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 121 (85.82%) Developer
2 104 (73.76%) .NET Developer
3 26 (18.44%) Graduate
3 26 (18.44%) Graduate Developer
3 26 (18.44%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 21 (14.89%) C# Developer
5 16 (11.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (7.09%) Technical Leader
7 8 (5.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (4.96%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (4.96%) Analyst
8 7 (4.96%) Test Analyst
9 4 (2.84%) Tester
9 4 (2.84%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.84%) Senior Tester
9 4 (2.84%) Mobile Tester
10 2 (1.42%) WPF Developer
10 2 (1.42%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (1.42%) Lead Architect
10 2 (1.42%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (93.62%) .NET
2 104 (73.76%) WPF
3 100 (70.92%) Ninject
4 96 (68.09%) Castle Windsor
5 95 (67.38%) Unity DI Container
6 93 (65.96%) Spring.NET
7 61 (43.26%) WCF
8 56 (39.72%) WinForms
9 50 (35.46%) .NET Framework
10 45 (31.91%) ASP.NET
10 45 (31.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 32 (22.70%) Web Services
12 18 (12.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 14 (9.93%) HTML
14 13 (9.22%) jQuery
15 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 9 (6.38%) CSS
17 6 (4.26%) LINQ
17 6 (4.26%) HTML5
17 6 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 94 (66.67%) Inversion of Control
2 29 (20.57%) Computer Science
3 26 (18.44%) Social Network
3 26 (18.44%) Tandem
3 26 (18.44%) Client/Server
3 26 (18.44%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.55%) Clustering
7 4 (2.84%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.71%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.71%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 63 (44.68%) Windows
2 5 (3.55%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.84%) UNIX
4 1 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (90.07%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (86.52%) TDD
3 107 (75.89%) Scrum
4 97 (68.79%) Continuous Integration
5 93 (65.96%) Kanban
6 92 (65.25%) Dependency Injection
7 61 (43.26%) OO
8 55 (39.01%) MVC
9 38 (26.95%) MVVM
10 31 (21.99%) OOP
11 30 (21.28%) OOD
12 27 (19.15%) OOA/OOD
12 27 (19.15%) Multithreading
12 27 (19.15%) Web Application Development
13 14 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (8.51%) BDD
15 11 (7.80%) Automation Testing
16 9 (6.38%) ATDD
16 9 (6.38%) ETL
17 8 (5.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (94.33%) C#
2 22 (15.60%) SQL
3 12 (8.51%) T-SQL
3 12 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.96%) Java
5 3 (2.13%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.71%) VB
7 1 (0.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (22.70%) Degree
2 5 (3.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (3.55%) ISEB
3 4 (2.84%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) Basel III
Vendors
1 57 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.44%) Facebook
2 26 (18.44%) Twitter
3 9 (6.38%) DevExpress
4 4 (2.84%) Informatica
5 2 (1.42%) Hitachi
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle
6 1 (0.71%) Citrix
6 1 (0.71%) Charles River
6 1 (0.71%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.71%) Red Gate
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