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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 107 110 119
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 3 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.21% 0.70% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.44% 3.94% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 0
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
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
208 279 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.31% 17.65% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 168 259 183
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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 31 July 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 -7 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Thame -3 1 £47,500 +33.80% 1
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (75.00%) NUnit
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (50.00%) Kanban
5 4 (50.00%) Spring.NET
5 4 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
5 4 (50.00%) Ninject
5 4 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 4 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (50.00%) MVVM
5 4 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (50.00%) Moq
5 4 (50.00%) WPF
5 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) WinForms
6 3 (37.50%) Ajax
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (37.50%) jQuery
6 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) NUnit
2 4 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (50.00%) Moq
3 1 (12.50%) T4 Templates
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
4 2 (25.00%) Lead C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 1 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (50.00%) Spring.NET
3 4 (50.00%) WPF
3 4 (50.00%) WinForms
3 4 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
3 4 (50.00%) Ninject
3 4 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (37.50%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
4 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) NHibernate
6 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (12.50%) JSON
6 1 (12.50%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Kanban
3 4 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (50.00%) MVVM
3 4 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCP
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
Thame, Oxfordshire
PS Computer
Salary: £50,500 pa + bens
Posted: 3 days ago