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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - 52 49
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 0.98% 3.78%
As % of the Development Applications category - 6.00% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 12
Average salary - £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
35 50 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 15.42% 16.39% 29.22%
Number of salaries quoted 35 45 97
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
1 12 (100.00%) Scrum
1 12 (100.00%) WinForms
1 12 (100.00%) Tandem
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
1 12 (100.00%) NUnit
1 12 (100.00%) Retail
1 12 (100.00%) WCF
1 12 (100.00%) WPF
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (100.00%) Kanban
1 12 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 12 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 12 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 12 (100.00%) MVVM
1 12 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 12 (100.00%) Moq
1 12 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 12 (100.00%) Ninject
1 12 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 12 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 12 (100.00%) Unity DI Container

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Moq
1 12 (100.00%) NUnit
1 12 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 12 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 12 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 12 (100.00%) Ninject
1 12 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 12 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 12 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 12 (100.00%) WCF
1 12 (100.00%) WinForms
1 12 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 12 (100.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 12 (100.00%) Kanban
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
1 12 (100.00%) MVVM
1 12 (100.00%) Scrum
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
1 12 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#