The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 188 208 209
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 22 15 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.27% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.11% 2.55% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 24
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
708 588 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.74% 10.72% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 579 510 674
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
MSTest
South East

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

MSTest Salary Histogram 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 28 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
Bracknell - 10 £45,000 - 1
Newbury 0 7 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Reading -5 5 £55,000 +46.66% 2
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 42 (95.45%) .NET
2 35 (79.55%) C#
2 35 (79.55%) SQL Server
3 34 (77.27%) Scrum
3 34 (77.27%) WinForms
3 34 (77.27%) Windows
3 34 (77.27%) Inversion of Control
3 34 (77.27%) Unity DI Container
4 30 (68.18%) Moq
4 30 (68.18%) NUnit
4 30 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (65.91%) WPF
5 29 (65.91%) Kanban
5 29 (65.91%) Spring.NET
5 29 (65.91%) Dependency Injection
5 29 (65.91%) TDD
5 29 (65.91%) Castle Windsor
5 29 (65.91%) Ninject
5 29 (65.91%) MVVM
5 29 (65.91%) Rhino Mocks
6 28 (63.64%) ASP.NET
7 22 (50.00%) MVC
8 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (38.64%) WCF
10 16 (36.36%) Web Application Development
11 14 (31.82%) Visual Studio
11 14 (31.82%) SQL
12 12 (27.27%) Finance
12 12 (27.27%) Social Network
12 12 (27.27%) Facebook

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (79.55%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (68.18%) Moq
1 30 (68.18%) NUnit
2 29 (65.91%) Rhino Mocks
3 14 (31.82%) Visual Studio
4 9 (20.45%) Selenium IDE
4 9 (20.45%) WebDriver
4 9 (20.45%) Selenium
5 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (11.36%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (2.27%) CruiseControl
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (79.55%) Developer
1 35 (79.55%) .NET Developer
2 5 (11.36%) Test Engineer
2 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
3 4 (9.09%) Senior Tester
3 4 (9.09%) Tester
4 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
4 3 (6.82%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (2.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 1 (2.27%) Programmer
6 1 (2.27%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.27%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (95.45%) .NET
2 34 (77.27%) WinForms
2 34 (77.27%) Unity DI Container
3 29 (65.91%) WPF
3 29 (65.91%) Spring.NET
3 29 (65.91%) Castle Windsor
3 29 (65.91%) Ninject
4 28 (63.64%) ASP.NET
5 21 (47.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (38.64%) WCF
7 11 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
8 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
9 6 (13.64%) Web Services
10 5 (11.36%) jQuery
10 5 (11.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (11.36%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (2.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (77.27%) Inversion of Control
2 12 (27.27%) Social Network
2 12 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (13.64%) Tandem
4 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (77.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Scrum
2 30 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (65.91%) Kanban
3 29 (65.91%) Dependency Injection
3 29 (65.91%) TDD
3 29 (65.91%) MVVM
4 22 (50.00%) MVC
5 16 (36.36%) Web Application Development
6 10 (22.73%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.09%) Validation
9 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.27%) Manual Testing
9 1 (2.27%) SOA
9 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 35 (79.55%) C#
2 14 (31.82%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Facebook
1 12 (27.27%) Twitter
2 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
Newbury, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 25 days ago