The table below looks at the statistics 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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 46 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 10 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.00% 2.17% -
As % of the Development Applications category 12.05% 11.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 0
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
MSTest
Bedfordshire

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

Development Applications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
83 71 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 24.92% 19.29% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 81 69 57
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 25 November 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 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (100.00%) NUnit
2 17 (85.00%) ASP.NET
2 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (85.00%) MVC
3 14 (70.00%) Scrum
3 14 (70.00%) WinForms
3 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (70.00%) TDD
3 14 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (70.00%) Kanban
3 14 (70.00%) Spring.NET
3 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (70.00%) Dependency Injection
3 14 (70.00%) Inversion of Control
3 14 (70.00%) MVVM
3 14 (70.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 14 (70.00%) Moq
3 14 (70.00%) Castle Windsor
3 14 (70.00%) Ninject
3 14 (70.00%) Windows
3 14 (70.00%) WCF
3 14 (70.00%) WPF
3 14 (70.00%) Web Application Development
3 14 (70.00%) Unity DI Container
4 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (100.00%) NUnit
2 14 (70.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 14 (70.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (85.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (70.00%) WinForms
3 14 (70.00%) WCF
3 14 (70.00%) WPF
3 14 (70.00%) Spring.NET
3 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (70.00%) Castle Windsor
3 14 (70.00%) Ninject
3 14 (70.00%) Unity DI Container
4 4 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (15.00%) HTML
5 3 (15.00%) WF
5 3 (15.00%) Silverlight
5 3 (15.00%) CSS
5 3 (15.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) MVC
2 14 (70.00%) Scrum
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) TDD
2 14 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (70.00%) Kanban
2 14 (70.00%) Dependency Injection
2 14 (70.00%) MVVM
2 14 (70.00%) Web Application Development
3 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
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