The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - 76 73
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 30 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 2.58% 2.20%
As % of the Development Applications category - 12.66% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 30 24
Average salary - £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MSTest
East of England

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

Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
140 237 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.82% 20.34% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 106 216 129
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £36,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

MSTest
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (100.00%) Moq
1 2 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 2 (100.00%) Ninject
1 2 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 2 (100.00%) Unity DI Container

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (100.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 2 (100.00%) Ninject
1 2 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft