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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.14% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.95% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
105 124 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 14.44% 12.34% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 75 116 73
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 21 October 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) NUnit
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Ajax
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) ADO.NET
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) OOD
2 5 (62.50%) SOA
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) XSD
2 5 (62.50%) XSLT
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Release Management
2 5 (62.50%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (62.50%) SpecFlow
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) NUnit
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) SpecFlow
2 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (37.50%) Moq
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior .NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Ajax
2 5 (62.50%) ADO.NET
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) XSD
2 5 (62.50%) XSLT
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (37.50%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (37.50%) Spring.NET
3 3 (37.50%) WinForms
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) WPF
3 3 (37.50%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) OOD
2 5 (62.50%) SOA
2 5 (62.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Kanban
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (37.50%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft