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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 517 533 542
Rank change year-on-year +16 +9  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 99 111 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.28% 1.43% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 94 102 127
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 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 7719 7780 7594
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 21.30% 19.42% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6185 6831 6379
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +30 13 £60,000 +4.34%
MSTest
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 165 (94.29%) C#
2 157 (89.71%) SQL Server
3 150 (85.71%) .NET
4 147 (84.00%) NUnit
5 146 (83.43%) Agile Software Development
6 128 (73.14%) Moq
7 126 (72.00%) TDD
8 123 (70.29%) Continuous Integration
9 121 (69.14%) Finance
10 118 (67.43%) Rhino Mocks
11 116 (66.29%) WPF
12 114 (65.14%) Scrum
13 109 (62.29%) Dependency Injection
13 109 (62.29%) Unity DI Container
14 108 (61.71%) Inversion of Control
14 108 (61.71%) Castle Windsor
15 107 (61.14%) Ninject
16 106 (60.57%) Kanban
16 106 (60.57%) Spring.NET
17 93 (53.14%) Windows
18 83 (47.43%) WinForms
19 79 (45.14%) WCF
20 71 (40.57%) Banking
21 67 (38.29%) OO
22 59 (33.71%) MVVM
23 57 (32.57%) SQL Server 2014
24 48 (27.43%) Microsoft
25 47 (26.86%) MVC
25 47 (26.86%) .NET Framework
26 45 (25.71%) Investment Banking

MSTest
Co-occurring 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 6 (3.43%) CMS
2 3 (1.71%) IIS
2 3 (1.71%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.71%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.71%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.71%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.71%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (89.71%) SQL Server
2 57 (32.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 31 (17.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 12 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (2.29%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (2.29%) DocumentDB
10 4 (2.29%) Redis
11 3 (1.71%) MySQL
11 3 (1.71%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.14%) Big Data
13 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 147 (84.00%) NUnit
2 128 (73.14%) Moq
3 118 (67.43%) Rhino Mocks
4 28 (16.00%) Visual Studio
5 21 (12.00%) Subversion
6 14 (8.00%) Git (software)
6 14 (8.00%) GoogleTest
7 12 (6.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (4.00%) TeamCity
8 7 (4.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 6 (3.43%) NSubstitute
9 6 (3.43%) Selenium
10 5 (2.86%) JIRA
11 4 (2.29%) Jasmine
11 4 (2.29%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.71%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.71%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.14%) JMeter
13 2 (1.14%) MSBuild
13 2 (1.14%) WebDriver
General
1 121 (69.14%) Finance
2 71 (40.57%) Banking
3 45 (25.71%) Investment Banking
4 29 (16.57%) Marketing
5 7 (4.00%) Retail
6 4 (2.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 171 (97.71%) Developer
2 136 (77.71%) .NET Developer
3 106 (60.57%) C# Developer
4 97 (55.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 80 (45.71%) C# WPF Developer
5 80 (45.71%) WPF Developer
6 26 (14.86%) Graduate
6 26 (14.86%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 26 (14.86%) Graduate Developer
7 17 (9.71%) Full Stack Developer
8 15 (8.57%) SQL Developer
9 14 (8.00%) C Developer
9 14 (8.00%) C/C++ Developer
9 14 (8.00%) C++ Developer
10 11 (6.29%) Senior Developer
11 10 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (4.57%) Senior C# Developer
13 7 (4.00%) Angular Developer
13 7 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 7 (4.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (85.71%) .NET
2 116 (66.29%) WPF
3 109 (62.29%) Unity DI Container
4 108 (61.71%) Castle Windsor
5 107 (61.14%) Ninject
6 106 (60.57%) Spring.NET
7 83 (47.43%) WinForms
8 79 (45.14%) WCF
9 47 (26.86%) .NET Framework
10 44 (25.14%) ASP.NET
11 39 (22.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 34 (19.43%) Web Services
13 30 (17.14%) HTML
14 28 (16.00%) jQuery
15 27 (15.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 25 (14.29%) CSS
17 22 (12.57%) Entity Framework
18 21 (12.00%) AngularJS
19 16 (9.14%) Ajax
20 12 (6.86%) Aurelia
Miscellaneous
1 42 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 27 (15.43%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (15.43%) Social Network
3 26 (14.86%) Client/Server
3 26 (14.86%) Tandem
4 16 (9.14%) Derivative
5 14 (8.00%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.29%) User Experience
7 3 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.71%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.14%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.57%) Fintech
9 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 93 (53.14%) Windows
2 2 (1.14%) Linux
3 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (83.43%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (72.00%) TDD
3 123 (70.29%) Continuous Integration
4 114 (65.14%) Scrum
5 109 (62.29%) Dependency Injection
6 108 (61.71%) Inversion of Control
7 106 (60.57%) Kanban
8 67 (38.29%) OO
9 59 (33.71%) MVVM
10 47 (26.86%) MVC
11 34 (19.43%) OOP
12 30 (17.14%) Multithreading
12 30 (17.14%) OOD
13 26 (14.86%) OOA/OOD
13 26 (14.86%) Web Application Development
14 15 (8.57%) SDLC
15 13 (7.43%) BDD
16 10 (5.71%) SOLID
16 10 (5.71%) Unit Testing
17 9 (5.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 165 (94.29%) C#
2 42 (24.00%) SQL
3 22 (12.57%) T-SQL
4 17 (9.71%) JavaScript
5 16 (9.14%) C++
6 14 (8.00%) C
7 6 (3.43%) Java
8 4 (2.29%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (24.00%) Degree
2 28 (16.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.57%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.86%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) Basel III
2 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.71%) Ansible
1 3 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (27.43%) Microsoft
2 26 (14.86%) Facebook
2 26 (14.86%) Twitter
3 14 (8.00%) Google
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle
5 2 (1.14%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.14%) VMware
6 1 (0.57%) Informatica
6 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.57%) Typemock
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: From £85,000 to £94,999 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago