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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
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
7 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 3.95% 14.00% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 6
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 30 July 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Rational Functional Tester
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (33.33%) Moq
3 1 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (33.33%) Ninject
3 1 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (33.33%) Moq
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
1 1 (33.33%) Spring.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (33.33%) Ninject
1 1 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft