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 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 113 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 1 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.065% 0.68% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.39% 3.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 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
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
254 341 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.57% 19.44% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 188 305 182
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £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 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 22 May 2015. 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 +3 1 £45,000 -
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
2 10 (90.91%) NUnit
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) TDD
5 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
5 6 (54.55%) CSS
5 6 (54.55%) HTML
6 5 (45.45%) Windows
7 4 (36.36%) Scrum
7 4 (36.36%) WinForms
7 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (36.36%) Kanban
7 4 (36.36%) Ajax
7 4 (36.36%) Web Development
7 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 4 (36.36%) MCP
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (36.36%) WPF
7 4 (36.36%) jQuery
7 4 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (36.36%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (36.36%) MVVM
7 4 (36.36%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (36.36%) Moq

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) NUnit
2 4 (36.36%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (36.36%) Moq
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Lead Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Technical Leader
4 4 (36.36%) Lead C# Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Technical Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) WinForms
4 4 (36.36%) Ajax
4 4 (36.36%) WPF
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) Spring.NET
4 4 (36.36%) Castle Windsor
4 4 (36.36%) Ninject
4 4 (36.36%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (27.27%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (27.27%) WCF
6 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (18.18%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (63.64%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) Kanban
4 4 (36.36%) Web Development
4 4 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (36.36%) MVVM
4 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) MCP
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle