The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 83 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 7 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.90% 0.79% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.99% 4.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 0
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
MSTest
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Development Applications Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
234 133 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 29.92% 17.55% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 186 81 97
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

MSTest
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the Oxford region.

MSTest Salary Trend in Oxford

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Ajax
2 10 (83.33%) JSON
2 10 (83.33%) jQuery
2 10 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (83.33%) Razor View Engine
2 10 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (83.33%) T4 Templates
2 10 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (83.33%) Internet
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) OO
2 10 (83.33%) T-SQL
2 10 (83.33%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) Business Development
2 10 (83.33%) E-business
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) DSDM
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) T4 Templates
1 10 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) .NET Development Team Leader
1 10 (83.33%) .NET Team Leader
1 10 (83.33%) Development Team Leader
1 10 (83.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (83.33%) Ajax
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (83.33%) jQuery
2 10 (83.33%) JSON
2 10 (83.33%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) Business Development
2 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (83.33%) E-business
2 10 (83.33%) OO
2 10 (83.33%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (83.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) DSDM
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft