The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.54% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 8.70% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Development Applications Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
23 17 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.22% 5.28% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 28
Average salary £40,000 £48,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% +35.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
MSTest
Scotland

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

MSTest
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MSTest also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MSTest.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) WPF
1 5 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 3 (60.00%) LINQ
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing MSTest also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MSTest. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) WPF
1 5 (100.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (60.00%) LINQ
2 3 (60.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) LINQ to SQL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft