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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - 118 130
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.03% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.33% -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
177 290 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.69% 15.90% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 111 250 198
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) NUnit
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (71.43%) SpecFlow
2 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (71.43%) Release Management
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) ADO.NET
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) XSD
2 5 (71.43%) XSLT
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) OOD
2 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) NUnit
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (71.43%) SpecFlow
3 2 (28.57%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (28.57%) Moq
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior .NET Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (71.43%) ADO.NET
2 5 (71.43%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) XSD
2 5 (71.43%) XSLT
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) Spring.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (28.57%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (28.57%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Release Management
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) OOD
2 5 (71.43%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft