Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 305 287 337
Rank change year-on-year -18 +50 +108
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 25 52 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.24% 0.49% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.34% 2.46% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 20 50 51
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £72,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.24% +20.83% -14.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £58,375 £42,500
90th Percentile £79,500 £77,500 £66,250
Central London median annual salary £58,750 £72,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -18.97% +20.83% -14.29%

MSTest is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,870 2,116 2,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.06% 19.86% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,677 1,957 2,044
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.77%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing MSTest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for MSTest in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 19 (76.00%) C#
2 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (60.00%) Finance
4 14 (56.00%) TDD
4 14 (56.00%) .NET
5 13 (52.00%) NUnit
6 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (48.00%) WPF
6 12 (48.00%) Moq
6 12 (48.00%) Entity Framework
7 11 (44.00%) Test Automation
7 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (44.00%) SQL
8 10 (40.00%) Banking
8 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
9 8 (32.00%) Investment Banking
9 8 (32.00%) MVC
9 8 (32.00%) OO
10 7 (28.00%) HTML
11 6 (24.00%) CSS
11 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (24.00%) JIRA
11 6 (24.00%) Refactoring
11 6 (24.00%) Spread Betting
11 6 (24.00%) Selenium
11 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (24.00%) jQuery
11 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
11 6 (24.00%) HTML5

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 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Beauchamp
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (12.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (12.00%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (12.00%) Redis
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) NUnit
2 12 (48.00%) Moq
3 6 (24.00%) JIRA
3 6 (24.00%) Selenium
3 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 5 (20.00%) Subversion
4 5 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (16.00%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (12.00%) Jasmine
6 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
7 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
7 2 (8.00%) MSBuild
8 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Banking
3 8 (32.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (12.00%) Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) Legal
6 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (4.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (32.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (12.00%) Junior
7 3 (12.00%) Junior Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Mid-Level C# Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Business Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Junior C# Developer
8 2 (8.00%) QA Leader
9 1 (4.00%) CRM Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) Entity Framework
2 12 (48.00%) WPF
3 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (28.00%) HTML
5 6 (24.00%) CSS
5 6 (24.00%) HTML5
5 6 (24.00%) jQuery
6 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (12.00%) Ajax
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (12.00%) CSS3
7 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (12.00%) LESS
7 3 (12.00%) Middleware
7 3 (12.00%) NHibernate
7 3 (12.00%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (12.00%) Sass
7 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (8.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Spread Betting
2 3 (12.00%) User Experience
3 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (8.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Derivative
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Equities
4 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Android
2 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) TDD
2 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (44.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (32.00%) MVC
5 8 (32.00%) OO
6 6 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (24.00%) Refactoring
6 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (20.00%) User Stories
8 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (16.00%) SOLID
9 3 (12.00%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (12.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
9 3 (12.00%) OOD
9 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (12.00%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (8.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.00%) Tableau
2 2 (8.00%) Informatica
3 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg