The first table below looks at the demand for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 40 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 15 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.56% 7.04% 2.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.75% 31.25% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 5
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Development Applications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
80 64 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 29.63% 22.54% 30.05%
Number of salaries quoted 70 62 60
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
MSTest
Bedfordshire

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

MSTest
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Bedford

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 40 (100.00%) C#
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
1 40 (100.00%) NUnit
2 37 (92.50%) Microsoft
3 35 (87.50%) SQL Server
4 33 (82.50%) ASP.NET
5 26 (65.00%) MVC
6 24 (60.00%) SQL
6 24 (60.00%) T-SQL
6 24 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (55.00%) Oracle
8 21 (52.50%) Crystal Reports
8 21 (52.50%) HTML
8 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
8 21 (52.50%) CSS
8 21 (52.50%) XML
8 21 (52.50%) Scrum
8 21 (52.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (52.50%) WPF
8 21 (52.50%) WF
8 21 (52.50%) Silverlight
8 21 (52.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 19 (47.50%) Software Engineering
9 19 (47.50%) Windows
9 19 (47.50%) Oracle Reports
9 19 (47.50%) Configuration Management
9 19 (47.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 19 (47.50%) Relational Database
10 17 (42.50%) WinForms
11 16 (40.00%) Unity DI Container

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 (7.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 21 (52.50%) Crystal Reports
2 21 (52.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (47.50%) Oracle Reports
3 19 (47.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (100.00%) NUnit
2 16 (40.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 16 (40.00%) Moq
3 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (100.00%) Developer
2 23 (57.50%) Senior Developer
3 20 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Lead Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.50%) .NET Team Leader
9 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (82.50%) ASP.NET
3 24 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (52.50%) XML
4 21 (52.50%) HTML
4 21 (52.50%) CSS
4 21 (52.50%) WPF
4 21 (52.50%) WF
4 21 (52.50%) Silverlight
4 21 (52.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 17 (42.50%) WinForms
6 16 (40.00%) Castle Windsor
6 16 (40.00%) Ninject
6 16 (40.00%) Spring.NET
6 16 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
7 13 (32.50%) Web Services
7 13 (32.50%) WCF
7 13 (32.50%) Razor View Engine
8 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Social Network
3 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) MVC
2 21 (52.50%) Scrum
3 19 (47.50%) Software Engineering
3 19 (47.50%) Configuration Management
3 19 (47.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 16 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (40.00%) Kanban
4 16 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
4 16 (40.00%) MVVM
4 16 (40.00%) TDD
5 13 (32.50%) Web Application Development
6 6 (15.00%) Project Management
7 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (60.00%) SQL
2 24 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 21 (52.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 37 (92.50%) Microsoft
2 22 (55.00%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Facebook
3 3 (7.50%) Twitter
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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