The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 109 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 16 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.79% 0.22% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.65% 1.48% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 0
Average salary £52,500 £33,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Development Applications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
344 270 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.01% 14.91% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 301 236 296
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,397 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
MSTest
South West

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Bristol

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) C#
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (94.44%) NUnit
3 33 (91.67%) Scrum
4 31 (86.11%) SQL Server
5 29 (80.56%) ASP.NET
5 29 (80.56%) WCF
6 28 (77.78%) Rhino Mocks
7 27 (75.00%) MVC
8 26 (72.22%) WinForms
8 26 (72.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (72.22%) MCP
8 26 (72.22%) MCAD
8 26 (72.22%) MCSD
8 26 (72.22%) Windows
8 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
8 26 (72.22%) Moq
8 26 (72.22%) TDD
8 26 (72.22%) Castle Windsor
8 26 (72.22%) Ninject
8 26 (72.22%) Razor View Engine
8 26 (72.22%) Web Application Development
8 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 26 (72.22%) Unity DI Container
8 26 (72.22%) WPF
8 26 (72.22%) MCTS
8 26 (72.22%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (72.22%) Kanban
8 26 (72.22%) Spring.NET
8 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET MVC

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (86.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (94.44%) NUnit
2 28 (77.78%) Rhino Mocks
3 26 (72.22%) Moq
4 7 (19.44%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
1 29 (80.56%) .NET Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Automation Tester
2 5 (13.89%) Tester
3 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (2.78%) Junior Developer
4 1 (2.78%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (2.78%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
4 1 (2.78%) Junior
4 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (80.56%) ASP.NET
2 29 (80.56%) WCF
3 26 (72.22%) WinForms
3 26 (72.22%) Castle Windsor
3 26 (72.22%) Ninject
3 26 (72.22%) Razor View Engine
3 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 26 (72.22%) Unity DI Container
3 26 (72.22%) WPF
3 26 (72.22%) Spring.NET
3 26 (72.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (19.44%) SOAP
4 7 (19.44%) Web Services
4 7 (19.44%) REST
5 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (72.22%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) Scrum
2 27 (75.00%) MVC
3 26 (72.22%) TDD
3 26 (72.22%) Web Application Development
3 26 (72.22%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (72.22%) Kanban
3 26 (72.22%) Dependency Injection
3 26 (72.22%) MVVM
4 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
4 2 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (5.56%) BDD
4 2 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (72.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 26 (72.22%) MCP
1 26 (72.22%) MCAD
1 26 (72.22%) MCSD
1 26 (72.22%) MCTS
2 5 (13.89%) ISEB
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago