The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 203 193 211
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 6 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.37% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.99% 2.99% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 15
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £45,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MSTest
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
608 702 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.20% 12.52% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 481 572 515
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Berkshire

MSTest
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Reading +8 6 £42,500 -22.72%
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
1 19 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
3 14 (73.68%) MVC
3 14 (73.68%) Scrum
3 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (57.89%) Finance
4 11 (57.89%) Windows
5 10 (52.63%) WinForms
5 10 (52.63%) Inversion of Control
5 10 (52.63%) Unit Testing
5 10 (52.63%) Unity DI Container
6 9 (47.37%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (47.37%) Castle Windsor
6 9 (47.37%) Ninject
6 9 (47.37%) Facebook
6 9 (47.37%) Twitter
6 9 (47.37%) Web Application Development
6 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (47.37%) Kanban
6 9 (47.37%) Spring.NET
6 9 (47.37%) MVVM
6 9 (47.37%) Rhino Mocks
6 9 (47.37%) Moq
6 9 (47.37%) Dependency Injection
6 9 (47.37%) SQL
6 9 (47.37%) TDD
6 9 (47.37%) NUnit

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) NUnit
1 9 (47.37%) Rhino Mocks
1 9 (47.37%) Moq
2 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
3 5 (26.32%) MSBuild
4 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Automotive
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 14 (73.68%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
1 19 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 14 (73.68%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (52.63%) WinForms
3 10 (52.63%) Unity DI Container
4 9 (47.37%) Spring.NET
4 9 (47.37%) Castle Windsor
4 9 (47.37%) Ninject
4 9 (47.37%) WPF
5 5 (26.32%) Entity Framework
5 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
6 4 (21.05%) LINQ
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (47.37%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (47.37%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) MVC
1 14 (73.68%) Scrum
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Unit Testing
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (47.37%) Kanban
3 9 (47.37%) Dependency Injection
3 9 (47.37%) MVVM
3 9 (47.37%) Web Application Development
3 9 (47.37%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) Data Management
5 4 (21.05%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Facebook
1 9 (47.37%) Twitter
2 8 (42.11%) Oracle