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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 53 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 24 20 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.82% 7.46% -
As % of the Development Applications category 15.69% 30.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 0
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Development Applications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
153 65 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 30.72% 24.25% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 145 65 58
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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 18 April 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 37 (100.00%) C#
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
1 37 (100.00%) NUnit
2 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
3 27 (72.97%) SQL Server
4 26 (70.27%) ASP.NET
5 25 (67.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (64.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 23 (62.16%) Silverlight
7 23 (62.16%) Web Services
8 22 (59.46%) XML
8 22 (59.46%) SQL
8 22 (59.46%) T-SQL
8 22 (59.46%) WF
9 21 (56.76%) Scrum
9 21 (56.76%) WPF
10 19 (51.35%) WinForms
10 19 (51.35%) HTML
10 19 (51.35%) CSS
11 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
11 18 (48.65%) Crystal Reports
11 18 (48.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (43.24%) Oracle
12 16 (43.24%) MVC
13 15 (40.54%) Project Management
13 15 (40.54%) Windows
13 15 (40.54%) TDD
13 15 (40.54%) Relational Database
13 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 14 (37.84%) Root Cause Analysis

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (72.97%) SQL Server
2 18 (48.65%) Crystal Reports
2 18 (48.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (40.54%) Relational Database
4 12 (32.43%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) RavenDB
6 1 (2.70%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 37 (100.00%) NUnit
2 14 (37.84%) Rhino Mocks
2 14 (37.84%) Moq
3 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (56.76%) .NET Developer
3 20 (54.05%) Senior Developer
4 8 (21.62%) C# Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Team Leader
6 6 (16.22%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (13.51%) .NET Team Leader
7 5 (13.51%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Software Team Leader
8 1 (2.70%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (70.27%) ASP.NET
3 25 (67.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (64.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 23 (62.16%) Silverlight
5 23 (62.16%) Web Services
6 22 (59.46%) XML
6 22 (59.46%) WF
7 21 (56.76%) WPF
8 19 (51.35%) WinForms
8 19 (51.35%) HTML
8 19 (51.35%) CSS
9 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 14 (37.84%) Castle Windsor
10 14 (37.84%) Ninject
10 14 (37.84%) Unity DI Container
10 14 (37.84%) Spring.NET
11 8 (21.62%) WCF
11 8 (21.62%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Management Information System
1 14 (37.84%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (16.22%) Social Network
2 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Scrum
2 16 (43.24%) MVC
3 15 (40.54%) Project Management
3 15 (40.54%) TDD
4 14 (37.84%) Root Cause Analysis
4 14 (37.84%) Software Engineering
4 14 (37.84%) Dependency Injection
4 14 (37.84%) MVVM
4 14 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (37.84%) Kanban
4 14 (37.84%) Configuration Management
5 9 (24.32%) Business Analysis
6 8 (21.62%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.70%) Workflow
7 1 (2.70%) OO
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (2.70%) BDD
7 1 (2.70%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (59.46%) SQL
2 22 (59.46%) T-SQL
3 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 16 (43.24%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) Facebook
3 6 (16.22%) Twitter
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