Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 179 327 343
Rank change year-on-year +148 +16 -40
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 12 4 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.33% 0.039% 0.063%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.51% 0.23% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 2
Median annual salary £55,000 £80,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.25% +18.52% +12.50%
10th Percentile £50,000 £61,500 £54,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £82,500 £82,250
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £70,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -21.43% -3.45% +20.83%

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 794 1,735 2,092
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.72% 17.10% 18.69%
Number of salaries quoted 721 1,514 1,887
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £48,500 £43,163 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing MSTest as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing MSTest in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

Salary histogram for MSTest in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, IT jobs citing MSTest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) NUnit
1 11 (91.67%) Moq
2 10 (83.33%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (83.33%) Azure
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 10 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 10 (83.33%) REST
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (83.33%) Algorithms
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Core
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET Core
2 10 (83.33%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (66.67%) Microservices
4 7 (58.33%) Low Latency
4 7 (58.33%) High Availability
4 7 (58.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (8.33%) ETRM
5 1 (8.33%) MVVM

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 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) Azure
1 10 (83.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Moq
1 11 (91.67%) NUnit
2 10 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) NSubstitute
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) C# Developer
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Developer
2 10 (83.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer - Commodities
3 1 (8.33%) OAT Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Core
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET Core
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (83.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Algorithms
1 10 (83.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) Unit Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Microservices
4 7 (58.33%) High Availability
4 7 (58.33%) Low Latency
4 7 (58.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) ETRM
5 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (8.33%) MVVM
5 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle