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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 77 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.14% 0.67% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.79% 3.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
126 160 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 17.10% 17.84% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 91 139 90
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 22 May 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) NUnit
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Kanban
4 4 (44.44%) WPF
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) Spring.NET
4 4 (44.44%) Ajax
4 4 (44.44%) Web Development
4 4 (44.44%) MCP
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) WinForms
4 4 (44.44%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (44.44%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (44.44%) MVVM
4 4 (44.44%) Rhino Mocks

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) NUnit
2 4 (44.44%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (44.44%) Moq
General
1 3 (33.33%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Technical Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Technical Leader
3 4 (44.44%) Lead C# Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) WPF
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) Spring.NET
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) WinForms
3 4 (44.44%) Castle Windsor
3 4 (44.44%) Ninject
3 4 (44.44%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Kanban
3 4 (44.44%) Web Development
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (44.44%) MVVM
3 4 (44.44%) Web Application Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) MCP
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft