The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 127 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.11% 0.055% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.66% 0.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MSTest
West Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
301 169 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.68% 9.35% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 263 142 180
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MSTest
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Birmingham

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) Ninject
1 4 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 4 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) LESS
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (50.00%) MVVM
2 2 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (50.00%) Moq

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) Umbraco
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
2 2 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (50.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior
3 1 (25.00%) Graduate
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Graduate C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) Ninject
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) Spring.NET
2 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (50.00%) LESS
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (50.00%) MVVM
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCSD
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe