The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for MSTest skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 237 315
Rank change year-on-year +8 +78  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 9 35 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.50% 0.095%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.82% 2.80% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 35 10
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% +17.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

MSTest is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1102 1250 1406
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 20.67% 17.75% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 987 1135 1224
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing MSTest as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in the City of London

MSTest
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSTest in the City of London.

Salary trend for MSTest in the City of London

MSTest
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSTest in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for MSTest in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT jobs citing MSTest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 31 (100.00%) C#
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (90.32%) Finance
2 28 (90.32%) SQL Server
3 27 (87.10%) SQL
4 26 (83.87%) NUnit
5 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (61.29%) HTML
7 18 (58.06%) WCF
7 18 (58.06%) jQuery
8 17 (54.84%) ASP.NET
9 15 (48.39%) MVC
9 15 (48.39%) TDD
10 14 (45.16%) Moq
10 14 (45.16%) AngularJS
10 14 (45.16%) .NET Framework
10 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
10 14 (45.16%) T-SQL
11 13 (41.94%) Windows
11 13 (41.94%) Banking
12 12 (38.71%) SDLC
12 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (38.71%) Aurelia
12 12 (38.71%) Ajax
12 12 (38.71%) CSS
13 11 (35.48%) Entity Framework
14 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
15 9 (29.03%) Asset Management
15 9 (29.03%) Front End Development

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (90.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (83.87%) NUnit
2 14 (45.16%) Moq
3 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
4 5 (16.13%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (9.68%) NSubstitute
5 3 (9.68%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 2 (6.45%) CruiseControl
6 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.45%) JIRA
6 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
6 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 28 (90.32%) Finance
2 13 (41.94%) Banking
3 5 (16.13%) Front Office
4 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (80.65%) .NET Developer
3 20 (64.52%) C# Developer
4 15 (48.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (41.94%) Full Stack Developer
5 13 (41.94%) SQL Developer
6 11 (35.48%) Senior .NET Developer
6 11 (35.48%) Senior Developer
7 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (32.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (32.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 10 (32.26%) Senior C# Developer
8 9 (29.03%) Senior SQL Developer
9 6 (19.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (19.35%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (16.13%) Angular Developer
10 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 4 (12.90%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 2 (6.45%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (61.29%) HTML
3 18 (58.06%) jQuery
3 18 (58.06%) WCF
4 17 (54.84%) ASP.NET
5 14 (45.16%) .NET Framework
5 14 (45.16%) AngularJS
6 12 (38.71%) Ajax
6 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (38.71%) Aurelia
6 12 (38.71%) CSS
7 11 (35.48%) Entity Framework
8 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 8 (25.81%) ADO.NET
10 3 (9.68%) MDX
10 3 (9.68%) Web Services
11 2 (6.45%) COM
11 2 (6.45%) NHibernate
11 2 (6.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) MVC
2 15 (48.39%) TDD
3 12 (38.71%) SDLC
4 9 (29.03%) Asset Management
4 9 (29.03%) Front End Development
5 6 (19.35%) Scrum
6 5 (16.13%) BDD
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
8 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.68%) SOLID
9 2 (6.45%) Coaching
9 2 (6.45%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.45%) MVVM
9 2 (6.45%) OO
9 2 (6.45%) Open Source
9 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (87.10%) SQL
3 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 14 (45.16%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Typemock
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