The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 79 73 79
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 18 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.55% 2.00% 1.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.00% 14.09% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 12
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
257 149 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.12% 14.22% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 227 143 134
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
MSTest
East of England

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
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -16 15 £45,000 - 1
MSTest
East of England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 49 (100.00%) C#
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
1 49 (100.00%) NUnit
2 45 (91.84%) Microsoft
3 40 (81.63%) ASP.NET
4 35 (71.43%) SQL Server
5 33 (67.35%) MVC
6 32 (65.31%) SQL
6 32 (65.31%) T-SQL
7 31 (63.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (57.14%) HTML
8 28 (57.14%) JavaScript
8 28 (57.14%) CSS
8 28 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 25 (51.02%) XML
9 25 (51.02%) Crystal Reports
10 24 (48.98%) Software Engineering
11 23 (46.94%) Oracle
12 21 (42.86%) Scrum
12 21 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (42.86%) WPF
12 21 (42.86%) WF
12 21 (42.86%) Silverlight
13 20 (40.82%) Root Cause Analysis
13 20 (40.82%) Configuration Management
13 20 (40.82%) Relational Database
14 19 (38.78%) Windows
14 19 (38.78%) Oracle Reports
15 17 (34.69%) WinForms
16 16 (32.65%) Web Services

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 25 (51.02%) Crystal Reports
3 21 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (40.82%) Relational Database
5 19 (38.78%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 49 (100.00%) NUnit
2 16 (32.65%) Rhino Mocks
2 16 (32.65%) Moq
3 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.04%) Selenium
4 1 (2.04%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.04%) RSpec
4 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.04%) JUnit
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (97.96%) Developer
2 31 (63.27%) Senior Developer
3 24 (48.98%) .NET Developer
4 8 (16.33%) C# Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.04%) .NET Team Leader
8 1 (2.04%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.04%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.04%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.04%) Tester
8 1 (2.04%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (81.63%) ASP.NET
3 31 (63.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (57.14%) HTML
4 28 (57.14%) CSS
4 28 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 25 (51.02%) XML
6 21 (42.86%) WPF
6 21 (42.86%) WF
6 21 (42.86%) Silverlight
7 17 (34.69%) WinForms
8 16 (32.65%) Web Services
8 16 (32.65%) Spring.NET
8 16 (32.65%) Castle Windsor
8 16 (32.65%) Ninject
8 16 (32.65%) Unity DI Container
9 15 (30.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 13 (26.53%) Razor View Engine
10 13 (26.53%) WCF
11 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) Social Network
3 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) MVC
2 24 (48.98%) Software Engineering
3 21 (42.86%) Scrum
4 20 (40.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 20 (40.82%) Configuration Management
5 16 (32.65%) Dependency Injection
5 16 (32.65%) MVVM
5 16 (32.65%) TDD
5 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (32.65%) Kanban
6 13 (26.53%) Web Application Development
7 6 (12.24%) Project Management
8 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.12%) Workflow
10 1 (2.04%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.04%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.04%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.04%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.04%) BDD
10 1 (2.04%) OO
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) C#
2 32 (65.31%) SQL
2 32 (65.31%) T-SQL
3 28 (57.14%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 45 (91.84%) Microsoft
2 23 (46.94%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) Facebook
3 3 (6.12%) Twitter
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago