The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 116 101 123
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 1 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.051% 0.93% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 5.04% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 4
Average salary £35,000 £52,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +59.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MSTest
South West

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

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
381 337 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 19.43% 18.38% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 327 286 222
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MSTest
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Bristol

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) NUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Moq
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
2 3 (75.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) NUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Moq
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) OOD
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago