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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 71 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.70% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.31% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
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
116 88 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 16.29% 9.59% 9.55%
Number of salaries quoted 96 82 72
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 19 September 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
1 11 (100.00%) NUnit
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (54.55%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (54.55%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (54.55%) MVVM
2 6 (54.55%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (54.55%) Moq
2 6 (54.55%) Castle Windsor
2 6 (54.55%) Ninject
2 6 (54.55%) Razor View Engine
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) WinForms
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (54.55%) Kanban
2 6 (54.55%) Spring.NET
2 6 (54.55%) Web Application Development
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 6 (54.55%) Unity DI Container
2 6 (54.55%) WCF
2 6 (54.55%) WPF
3 5 (45.45%) Release Management

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) NUnit
2 6 (54.55%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (54.55%) Moq
3 5 (45.45%) SpecFlow
3 5 (45.45%) Selenium
3 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior .NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (54.55%) Castle Windsor
2 6 (54.55%) Ninject
2 6 (54.55%) Razor View Engine
2 6 (54.55%) WCF
2 6 (54.55%) WPF
2 6 (54.55%) Spring.NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 6 (54.55%) Unity DI Container
2 6 (54.55%) WinForms
3 5 (45.45%) Ajax
3 5 (45.45%) ADO.NET
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) XSD
3 5 (45.45%) XSLT
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (54.55%) Kanban
2 6 (54.55%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (54.55%) MVVM
2 6 (54.55%) Web Application Development
3 5 (45.45%) Release Management
3 5 (45.45%) OO
3 5 (45.45%) OOD
3 5 (45.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft