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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 111 115 121
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 7 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.39% 0.28% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.65% 2.10% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 16
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
192 238 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.74% 13.13% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 169 184 329
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +2 6 £45,000 -14.28%
High Wycombe -2 1 £65,000 +76.27%
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (82.35%) NUnit
3 13 (76.47%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
3 13 (76.47%) Windows
4 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
4 12 (70.59%) Scrum
5 10 (58.82%) TDD
5 10 (58.82%) MVC
5 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (52.94%) Dependency Injection
6 9 (52.94%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (52.94%) Kanban
6 9 (52.94%) Retail
6 9 (52.94%) WCF
6 9 (52.94%) WPF
6 9 (52.94%) MVVM
6 9 (52.94%) Rhino Mocks
6 9 (52.94%) Moq
6 9 (52.94%) Spring.NET
6 9 (52.94%) Castle Windsor
6 9 (52.94%) Ninject
6 9 (52.94%) Web Application Development
6 9 (52.94%) Unity DI Container
6 9 (52.94%) WinForms
6 9 (52.94%) Tandem
6 9 (52.94%) VB
6 9 (52.94%) VB.NET
7 5 (29.41%) C#

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (11.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) NUnit
2 9 (52.94%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (52.94%) Moq
3 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (23.53%) JUnit
3 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
4 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (52.94%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
3 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (52.94%) WCF
4 9 (52.94%) WPF
4 9 (52.94%) Spring.NET
4 9 (52.94%) Castle Windsor
4 9 (52.94%) Ninject
4 9 (52.94%) Unity DI Container
4 9 (52.94%) WinForms
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.88%) CSS
6 1 (5.88%) HTML
6 1 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Inversion of Control
1 9 (52.94%) Tandem
2 4 (23.53%) Mathematics
2 4 (23.53%) Physics
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Android
2 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Scrum
3 10 (58.82%) TDD
3 10 (58.82%) MVC
4 9 (52.94%) Dependency Injection
4 9 (52.94%) Kanban
4 9 (52.94%) MVVM
4 9 (52.94%) Web Application Development
5 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Android Development
6 4 (23.53%) iOS Development
6 4 (23.53%) UML
6 4 (23.53%) OO
7 3 (17.65%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
9 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) VB
1 9 (52.94%) VB.NET
2 5 (29.41%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) C++
3 4 (23.53%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) C
3 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft