The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - 38 43
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 1.81% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category - 14.71% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
MSTest
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Development Applications Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
15 34 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.12% 12.32% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11 30 20
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

MSTest
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Aberdeen