The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - 33 12
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford - 0.54% 9.38%
As % of the Development Applications category - 5.56% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Average salary - £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MSTest
Essex

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

Development Applications Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 13.95% 9.68% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 11
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

MSTest
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Chelmsford

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Scrum
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) NUnit
3 5 (55.56%) WCF
3 5 (55.56%) WPF
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (55.56%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (55.56%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (55.56%) MVVM
3 5 (55.56%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (55.56%) Moq
3 5 (55.56%) Castle Windsor
3 5 (55.56%) Ninject
3 5 (55.56%) WinForms
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Kanban
3 5 (55.56%) Spring.NET
3 5 (55.56%) Unity DI Container
3 5 (55.56%) Razor View Engine
3 5 (55.56%) Web Application Development
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) Linux

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) NUnit
1 5 (55.56%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (55.56%) Moq
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Rational Functional Tester
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) WCF
1 5 (55.56%) WPF
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (55.56%) Castle Windsor
1 5 (55.56%) Ninject
1 5 (55.56%) WinForms
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 5 (55.56%) Spring.NET
1 5 (55.56%) Unity DI Container
1 5 (55.56%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Scrum
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (55.56%) MVVM
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) Kanban
2 5 (55.56%) Web Application Development
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) DSDM
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) IBM