The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 20 13 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 6 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 4.65% 14.71% 1.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 42.86% 42.86% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 2
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
MSTest
Essex

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

Development Applications Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
14 35 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 10.85% 34.31% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 19
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

MSTest
Salary Trend in Basildon

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Basildon

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) WinForms
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) NUnit
1 9 (100.00%) WPF
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (100.00%) Kanban
1 9 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 9 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 9 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 9 (100.00%) MVVM
1 9 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 9 (100.00%) Moq
1 9 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 9 (100.00%) Ninject
1 9 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 9 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (55.56%) WCF
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 5 (55.56%) Razor View Engine
2 5 (55.56%) MCTS
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) NUnit
1 9 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 9 (100.00%) Moq
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) WinForms
1 9 (100.00%) WPF
1 9 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 9 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 9 (100.00%) Ninject
1 9 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (55.56%) WCF
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 5 (55.56%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (44.44%) Social Network
2 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (100.00%) Kanban
1 9 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 9 (100.00%) MVVM
1 9 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MCTS
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (55.56%) MCP
1 5 (55.56%) MCAD
1 5 (55.56%) MCSD
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Facebook
2 4 (44.44%) Twitter
Basildon, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
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