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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 47 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 10 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.13% 5.76% 2.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.20% 22.37% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 5
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
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
82 76 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 25.63% 25.76% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 73 74 59
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 22 August 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 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 32 (100.00%) NUnit
2 28 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 27 (84.38%) SQL Server
4 23 (71.88%) MVC
5 21 (65.63%) SQL
5 21 (65.63%) T-SQL
6 20 (62.50%) Oracle
7 19 (59.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (53.13%) WF
8 17 (53.13%) Silverlight
8 17 (53.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 17 (53.13%) Relational Database
8 17 (53.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
8 17 (53.13%) Crystal Reports
8 17 (53.13%) HTML
8 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
8 17 (53.13%) CSS
8 17 (53.13%) XML
8 17 (53.13%) Configuration Management
9 16 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
9 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 15 (46.88%) WPF
10 15 (46.88%) Scrum
11 14 (43.75%) Windows
12 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
13 11 (34.38%) WinForms

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (9.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (84.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (53.13%) Relational Database
2 17 (53.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (53.13%) Crystal Reports
3 16 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (100.00%) NUnit
2 11 (34.38%) Rhino Mocks
2 11 (34.38%) Moq
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (62.50%) Senior Developer
3 14 (43.75%) .NET Developer
4 6 (18.75%) C# Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 19 (59.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (53.13%) WF
4 17 (53.13%) Silverlight
4 17 (53.13%) HTML
4 17 (53.13%) CSS
4 17 (53.13%) XML
5 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 15 (46.88%) WPF
7 11 (34.38%) WinForms
7 11 (34.38%) WCF
7 11 (34.38%) Castle Windsor
7 11 (34.38%) Ninject
7 11 (34.38%) Spring.NET
7 11 (34.38%) Razor View Engine
7 11 (34.38%) Unity DI Container
8 9 (28.13%) Web Services
9 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) MVC
2 17 (53.13%) Root Cause Analysis
2 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
2 17 (53.13%) Configuration Management
3 15 (46.88%) Scrum
4 11 (34.38%) TDD
4 11 (34.38%) Web Application Development
4 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (34.38%) Kanban
4 11 (34.38%) Dependency Injection
4 11 (34.38%) MVVM
5 3 (9.38%) Workflow
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 21 (65.63%) T-SQL
3 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (62.50%) Oracle
Bedford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago