The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 94 117 121
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 32 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.83% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.22% 2.45% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 32 5 4
Average salary £45,000 £49,000 £36,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +32.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £39,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,600 £48,375
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
MSTest
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
347 204 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.83% 11.47% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 327 177 185
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

MSTest
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +25 28 £45,000 +2.27%
High Wycombe +4 3 £27,500 -57.69%
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 72 (100.00%) NUnit
2 71 (98.61%) MVVM
3 70 (97.22%) C#
4 65 (90.28%) SQL Server
5 62 (86.11%) WPF
6 47 (65.28%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (65.28%) .NET
7 42 (58.33%) WCF
8 39 (54.17%) Unit Testing
9 35 (48.61%) Moq
10 34 (47.22%) Rhino Mocks
11 33 (45.83%) Functional Testing
11 33 (45.83%) Scrum
12 29 (40.28%) Dependency Injection
12 29 (40.28%) TDD
12 29 (40.28%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (40.28%) Finance
13 28 (38.89%) Windows
13 28 (38.89%) Kanban
13 28 (38.89%) Spring.NET
13 28 (38.89%) WinForms
13 28 (38.89%) Inversion of Control
13 28 (38.89%) Castle Windsor
13 28 (38.89%) Ninject
13 28 (38.89%) Enterprise Software
13 28 (38.89%) Unity DI Container
14 24 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (29.17%) Social Network
15 21 (29.17%) SQL Server 2014
15 21 (29.17%) Facebook

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (90.28%) SQL Server
2 21 (29.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 72 (100.00%) NUnit
2 35 (48.61%) Moq
3 34 (47.22%) Rhino Mocks
4 24 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.39%) JIRA
5 1 (1.39%) Protractor
5 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (40.28%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (98.61%) Developer
2 55 (76.39%) C# Developer
3 39 (54.17%) .NET Developer
4 30 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (37.50%) WPF Developer
6 25 (34.72%) C# WPF Developer
7 17 (23.61%) Senior Developer
8 15 (20.83%) WCF Developer
9 13 (18.06%) C# WCF Developer
9 13 (18.06%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (12.50%) Junior
10 9 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
10 9 (12.50%) Junior Developer
10 9 (12.50%) Software Developer
11 7 (9.72%) Graduate
11 7 (9.72%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 7 (9.72%) Graduate Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
12 3 (4.17%) SQL Developer
13 2 (2.78%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (86.11%) WPF
2 47 (65.28%) .NET
3 42 (58.33%) WCF
4 28 (38.89%) Castle Windsor
4 28 (38.89%) Ninject
4 28 (38.89%) Spring.NET
4 28 (38.89%) Unity DI Container
4 28 (38.89%) WinForms
5 9 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET
6 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (1.39%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.39%) CSS
7 1 (1.39%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.39%) HTML
7 1 (1.39%) HTML5
7 1 (1.39%) Sass
7 1 (1.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (38.89%) Enterprise Software
1 28 (38.89%) Inversion of Control
2 21 (29.17%) Social Network
3 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (98.61%) MVVM
2 47 (65.28%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (54.17%) Unit Testing
4 33 (45.83%) Functional Testing
4 33 (45.83%) Scrum
5 29 (40.28%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (40.28%) Dependency Injection
5 29 (40.28%) TDD
6 28 (38.89%) Kanban
7 7 (9.72%) MVC
7 7 (9.72%) Web Application Development
8 2 (2.78%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.78%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.78%) Code Coverage
8 2 (2.78%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.78%) Information Security
8 2 (2.78%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.78%) Web Development
9 1 (1.39%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (1.39%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 70 (97.22%) C#
2 4 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) MCAD
2 2 (2.78%) MCP
2 2 (2.78%) MCSD
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) Facebook
1 21 (29.17%) Twitter
2 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.39%) Marketo
3 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com