The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 111 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.067% 0.28% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.48% 1.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
MSTest
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
210 285 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.02% 15.76% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 153 248 168
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

MSTest
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Oxford - 1 £50,000 -
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 9 (81.82%) NUnit
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (63.64%) OO
3 7 (63.64%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) WCF
5 5 (45.45%) Ajax
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) ADO.NET
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) XSD
5 5 (45.45%) XSLT
5 5 (45.45%) OOD
5 5 (45.45%) SOA
5 5 (45.45%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (45.45%) SpecFlow
5 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (45.45%) Release Management
5 5 (45.45%) Selenium
6 4 (36.36%) Spring.NET

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) NUnit
2 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (45.45%) Selenium
3 5 (45.45%) SpecFlow
4 4 (36.36%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (36.36%) Moq
5 2 (18.18%) Subversion
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
3 2 (18.18%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (63.64%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) WCF
5 5 (45.45%) XML
5 5 (45.45%) XSD
5 5 (45.45%) XSLT
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) ADO.NET
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) Ajax
5 5 (45.45%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (36.36%) Spring.NET
6 4 (36.36%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (36.36%) Castle Windsor
6 4 (36.36%) Ninject
7 2 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (18.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 7 (63.64%) OO
3 5 (45.45%) OOD
3 5 (45.45%) SOA
3 5 (45.45%) Release Management
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) Kanban
4 4 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) MVVM
5 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft