The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
England / London
Rank 508 483 537
Rank change year-on-year -25 +54  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 76 176 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.42% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.15% 2.22% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 72 163 99
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 6584 7932 6843
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 19.59% 18.93% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5550 6874 5671
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

MSTest
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for MSTest in London

MSTest
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSTest in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MSTest in London

MSTest
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the London region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 10 £70,000 +16.66%
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 London region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 183 (98.39%) C#
2 179 (96.24%) NUnit
3 177 (95.16%) .NET
4 175 (94.09%) SQL Server
5 145 (77.96%) Agile Software Development
5 145 (77.96%) TDD
6 133 (71.51%) Finance
7 132 (70.97%) Moq
8 120 (64.52%) Continuous Integration
9 119 (63.98%) Scrum
10 117 (62.90%) Rhino Mocks
11 115 (61.83%) WPF
12 113 (60.75%) Ninject
13 112 (60.22%) Dependency Injection
13 112 (60.22%) Unity DI Container
14 111 (59.68%) Inversion of Control
14 111 (59.68%) Castle Windsor
15 110 (59.14%) Windows
16 109 (58.60%) Kanban
16 109 (58.60%) Spring.NET
17 92 (49.46%) WCF
18 84 (45.16%) WinForms
19 74 (39.78%) Banking
20 72 (38.71%) ASP.NET
21 69 (37.10%) .NET Framework
22 66 (35.48%) MVC
23 63 (33.87%) SQL
24 62 (33.33%) OO
24 62 (33.33%) MVVM
25 61 (32.80%) ASP.NET MVC

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in 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 7 (3.76%) CMS
2 5 (2.69%) IIS
3 3 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (5.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (94.09%) SQL Server
2 57 (30.65%) SQL Server 2014
3 20 (10.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (10.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (7.53%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.69%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (2.69%) DocumentDB
6 5 (2.69%) Redis
6 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.08%) Big Data
8 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 179 (96.24%) NUnit
2 132 (70.97%) Moq
3 117 (62.90%) Rhino Mocks
4 26 (13.98%) Visual Studio
5 16 (8.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (8.06%) Git (software)
7 11 (5.91%) Selenium
8 8 (4.30%) JIRA
8 8 (4.30%) Subversion
9 7 (3.76%) SpecFlow
10 5 (2.69%) Jasmine
10 5 (2.69%) WebDriver
11 4 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (1.61%) CruiseControl
12 3 (1.61%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.61%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.54%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.54%) NSubstitute
13 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 133 (71.51%) Finance
2 74 (39.78%) Banking
3 30 (16.13%) Marketing
4 27 (14.52%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.23%) Retail
6 3 (1.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 175 (94.09%) Developer
2 161 (86.56%) .NET Developer
3 116 (62.37%) C# Developer
4 108 (58.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 79 (42.47%) C# WPF Developer
5 79 (42.47%) WPF Developer
6 26 (13.98%) Graduate
6 26 (13.98%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 26 (13.98%) Graduate Developer
7 24 (12.90%) SQL Developer
8 22 (11.83%) ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (11.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (11.29%) Senior Developer
10 20 (10.75%) Senior .NET Developer
11 19 (10.22%) Full Stack Developer
12 17 (9.14%) Senior C# Developer
13 16 (8.60%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 14 (7.53%) Senior SQL Developer
15 13 (6.99%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 13 (6.99%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (95.16%) .NET
2 115 (61.83%) WPF
3 113 (60.75%) Ninject
4 112 (60.22%) Unity DI Container
5 111 (59.68%) Castle Windsor
6 109 (58.60%) Spring.NET
7 92 (49.46%) WCF
8 84 (45.16%) WinForms
9 72 (38.71%) ASP.NET
10 69 (37.10%) .NET Framework
11 61 (32.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 49 (26.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 39 (20.97%) HTML
14 37 (19.89%) Web Services
15 33 (17.74%) Entity Framework
15 33 (17.74%) jQuery
16 29 (15.59%) CSS
17 28 (15.05%) AngularJS
18 26 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 19 (10.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
2 28 (15.05%) Computer Science
3 26 (13.98%) Client/Server
3 26 (13.98%) Tandem
4 25 (13.44%) Social Network
5 7 (3.76%) Fintech
6 5 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.61%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.08%) Derivative
8 2 (1.08%) User Experience
9 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 110 (59.14%) Windows
2 2 (1.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (77.96%) Agile Software Development
1 145 (77.96%) TDD
2 120 (64.52%) Continuous Integration
3 119 (63.98%) Scrum
4 112 (60.22%) Dependency Injection
5 111 (59.68%) Inversion of Control
6 109 (58.60%) Kanban
7 66 (35.48%) MVC
8 62 (33.33%) MVVM
8 62 (33.33%) OO
9 31 (16.67%) OOD
10 29 (15.59%) OOP
11 28 (15.05%) Asset Management
11 28 (15.05%) Multithreading
12 27 (14.52%) Front End Development
13 26 (13.98%) OOA/OOD
13 26 (13.98%) Web Application Development
14 20 (10.75%) SOLID
15 16 (8.60%) SDLC
16 10 (5.38%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 183 (98.39%) C#
2 63 (33.87%) SQL
3 45 (24.19%) JavaScript
4 29 (15.59%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.69%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.08%) Python
7 1 (0.54%) Java
7 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (15.59%) Degree
2 1 (0.54%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) SDET
Vendors
1 47 (25.27%) Microsoft
2 29 (15.59%) Twitter
3 25 (13.44%) Facebook
4 2 (1.08%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.08%) Typemock
5 1 (0.54%) Xamarin
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus Scheme
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