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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 23 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 7 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 7.37% 7.94% 11.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 46.67% 45.45% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 11
Average salary - £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
15 11 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 15.79% 17.46% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 21
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) OOP
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
1 7 (100.00%) WPF
1 7 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 7 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 7 (100.00%) System Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 7 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 7 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 7 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 7 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) XAML
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Web Development
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 7 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 7 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 7 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 7 (100.00%) WCF
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 7 (100.00%) OOP
1 7 (100.00%) System Testing
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 7 (100.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft