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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 207 217 196
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 18 11 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% 0.20% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.60% 1.68% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 33
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
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
693 655 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.71% 11.67% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 542 565 613
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Newbury +14 8 £45,000 +24.13%
Reading -3 6 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Bracknell - 2 £45,000 - 1
Windsor - 1 £31,500 -
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (100.00%) C#
2 33 (97.06%) .NET
3 32 (94.12%) SQL Server
3 32 (94.12%) Windows
3 32 (94.12%) Scrum
3 32 (94.12%) WinForms
3 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (94.12%) Inversion of Control
3 32 (94.12%) Unity DI Container
4 27 (79.41%) ASP.NET
5 26 (76.47%) MVC
5 26 (76.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (73.53%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (70.59%) Kanban
7 24 (70.59%) Spring.NET
7 24 (70.59%) WPF
7 24 (70.59%) Dependency Injection
7 24 (70.59%) MVVM
7 24 (70.59%) Rhino Mocks
7 24 (70.59%) Moq
7 24 (70.59%) Castle Windsor
7 24 (70.59%) Ninject
7 24 (70.59%) TDD
7 24 (70.59%) NUnit
8 18 (52.94%) Web Application Development
8 18 (52.94%) WCF
9 10 (29.41%) Unit Testing
9 10 (29.41%) Razor View Engine
9 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 10 (29.41%) Microsoft

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (70.59%) NUnit
1 24 (70.59%) Rhino Mocks
1 24 (70.59%) Moq
2 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
3 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (23.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (5.88%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.88%) Selenium
5 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.94%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 8 (23.53%) Retail
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (94.12%) Developer
1 32 (94.12%) .NET Developer
2 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (8.82%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (97.06%) .NET
2 32 (94.12%) WinForms
2 32 (94.12%) Unity DI Container
3 27 (79.41%) ASP.NET
4 26 (76.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (70.59%) Castle Windsor
5 24 (70.59%) Ninject
5 24 (70.59%) WPF
5 24 (70.59%) Spring.NET
6 18 (52.94%) WCF
7 10 (29.41%) Razor View Engine
7 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 8 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (23.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (23.53%) jQuery
8 8 (23.53%) Web Services
8 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
8 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 32 (94.12%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (23.53%) Tandem
3 5 (14.71%) Social Network
3 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (94.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (94.12%) Scrum
1 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (76.47%) MVC
3 25 (73.53%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (70.59%) TDD
4 24 (70.59%) Kanban
4 24 (70.59%) Dependency Injection
4 24 (70.59%) MVVM
5 18 (52.94%) Web Application Development
6 10 (29.41%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Validation
8 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (26.47%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) VB
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle
3 5 (14.71%) Facebook
3 5 (14.71%) Twitter
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