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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 107 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 7 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.45% 0.17% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.67% 1.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
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
262 220 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 16.97% 12.60% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 230 186 171
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 August 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 - 5 £50,000 - 1
Bicester - 2 £47,500 -
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (89.47%) MVC
2 17 (89.47%) NUnit
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 12 (63.16%) WCF
5 10 (52.63%) Dependency Injection
5 10 (52.63%) Inversion of Control
5 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (52.63%) Kanban
5 10 (52.63%) Spring.NET
5 10 (52.63%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (52.63%) Moq
5 10 (52.63%) Castle Windsor
5 10 (52.63%) Ninject
5 10 (52.63%) Razor View Engine
5 10 (52.63%) Web Application Development
5 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 10 (52.63%) Unity DI Container
5 10 (52.63%) TDD
5 10 (52.63%) Scrum
6 9 (47.37%) SQL
7 8 (42.11%) Windows
7 8 (42.11%) WinForms
7 8 (42.11%) MVVM
7 8 (42.11%) WPF
8 7 (36.84%) Ajax

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 17 (89.47%) NUnit
2 10 (52.63%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (52.63%) Moq
3 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (26.32%) SpecFlow
4 5 (26.32%) Selenium
5 4 (21.05%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (89.47%) .NET Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Senior Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (63.16%) WCF
4 10 (52.63%) Spring.NET
4 10 (52.63%) Castle Windsor
4 10 (52.63%) Ninject
4 10 (52.63%) Razor View Engine
4 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 10 (52.63%) Unity DI Container
5 8 (42.11%) WinForms
5 8 (42.11%) WPF
6 7 (36.84%) Ajax
6 7 (36.84%) HTML
6 7 (36.84%) CSS
6 7 (36.84%) Web Services
6 7 (36.84%) XML
7 5 (26.32%) XSD
7 5 (26.32%) XSLT
7 5 (26.32%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (10.53%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) MVC
2 10 (52.63%) Dependency Injection
2 10 (52.63%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (52.63%) Kanban
2 10 (52.63%) Web Application Development
2 10 (52.63%) TDD
2 10 (52.63%) Scrum
3 8 (42.11%) MVVM
4 7 (36.84%) OO
5 5 (26.32%) OOD
5 5 (26.32%) SOA
5 5 (26.32%) Release Management
6 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
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