The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Chelmsford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 28 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 3 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 1.53% 13.64% -
As % of the Development Applications category 17.65% 64.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Development Applications Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 8.67% 21.21% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 20
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
MSTest
Essex

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 24 April 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) WinForms
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Moq
2 5 (83.33%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (83.33%) Ninject
2 5 (83.33%) Facebook
2 5 (83.33%) Twitter
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (83.33%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (83.33%) Kanban
2 5 (83.33%) Spring.NET
2 5 (83.33%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (83.33%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (83.33%) MVVM
2 5 (83.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (83.33%) NUnit
2 5 (83.33%) Social Network
2 5 (83.33%) WPF
2 5 (83.33%) Silverlight
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Moq
2 5 (83.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (83.33%) NUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) WinForms
2 5 (83.33%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (83.33%) Ninject
2 5 (83.33%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (83.33%) Spring.NET
2 5 (83.33%) WPF
2 5 (83.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (83.33%) Inversion of Control
1 5 (83.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Kanban
2 5 (83.33%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (83.33%) MVVM
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Facebook
1 5 (83.33%) Twitter