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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 130 - 114
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 4 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.20% - 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.13% - 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 8
Average salary £27,500 - £35,000
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
355 229 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.52% 11.97% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 302 207 221
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,425 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,650
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 1 July 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%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) MCSD
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) WinForms
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Kanban
1 4 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 4 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) MVVM
1 4 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (100.00%) Moq
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Node.js
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (100.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Junior
2 3 (75.00%) Junior Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Junior C# Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Graduate C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) WinForms
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 4 (100.00%) Ninject
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Kanban
1 4 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 4 (100.00%) MVVM
1 4 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSD
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft