The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 117 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.055% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.61% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
163 201 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.93% 11.39% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 136 182 172
Average salary £37,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
MSTest
West Midlands

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 16 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) MVVM
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) MSBuild
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Spring.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Internet

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) MSBuild
3 1 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (33.33%) Moq
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate
3 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) Spring.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (33.33%) Ninject
3 1 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) MVVM
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft