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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 84 75 92
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 9 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.77% 1.89% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.60% 10.67% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 7
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
250 178 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.29% 17.69% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 217 174 137
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £50,750 £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 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 29 August 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 -15 9 £45,000 - 1
MSTest
East of England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (100.00%) C#
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
1 40 (100.00%) NUnit
2 39 (97.50%) Microsoft
3 34 (85.00%) ASP.NET
4 29 (72.50%) SQL
4 29 (72.50%) T-SQL
4 29 (72.50%) MVC
5 26 (65.00%) SQL Server
6 25 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (60.00%) HTML
7 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
7 24 (60.00%) CSS
8 22 (55.00%) Software Engineering
8 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 21 (52.50%) XML
9 21 (52.50%) Oracle
9 21 (52.50%) Crystal Reports
10 18 (45.00%) Configuration Management
10 18 (45.00%) Relational Database
10 18 (45.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 17 (42.50%) WF
11 17 (42.50%) Silverlight
11 17 (42.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (35.00%) Scrum
13 14 (35.00%) WPF
14 13 (32.50%) Windows
15 12 (30.00%) Web Services
15 12 (30.00%) MS Excel

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (7.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (52.50%) Crystal Reports
3 18 (45.00%) Relational Database
4 17 (42.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (100.00%) NUnit
2 10 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (25.00%) Moq
3 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
3 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.50%) RSpec
3 1 (2.50%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 39 (97.50%) Developer
2 28 (70.00%) Senior Developer
3 17 (42.50%) .NET Developer
4 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Tester
7 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.50%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (85.00%) ASP.NET
3 25 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (60.00%) CSS
4 24 (60.00%) HTML
5 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 21 (52.50%) XML
7 17 (42.50%) WF
7 17 (42.50%) Silverlight
8 14 (35.00%) WPF
9 12 (30.00%) Web Services
9 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 10 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
10 10 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
10 10 (25.00%) Spring.NET
10 10 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
10 10 (25.00%) Ninject
10 10 (25.00%) WinForms
10 10 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) MVC
2 22 (55.00%) Software Engineering
3 18 (45.00%) Configuration Management
3 18 (45.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 14 (35.00%) Scrum
5 10 (25.00%) TDD
5 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (25.00%) Kanban
5 10 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 10 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
5 10 (25.00%) MVVM
6 3 (7.50%) Workflow
7 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.50%) BDD
8 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (72.50%) SQL
2 29 (72.50%) T-SQL
3 24 (60.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (97.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (52.50%) Oracle
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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