The first table below looks at the demand for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 18 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 Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 88 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 38 20 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.06% 1.07% -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.31% 7.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 38 20 0
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
336 280 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.23% 14.99% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 292 235 299
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
MSTest
North West

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Cheshire

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Cheshire

MSTest
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +3 38 £35,000 +16.66% 2
MSTest
North West

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 66 (100.00%) C#
1 66 (100.00%) .NET
1 66 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 66 (100.00%) MVC
1 66 (100.00%) Scrum
1 66 (100.00%) TDD
1 66 (100.00%) NUnit
1 66 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 66 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 66 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 66 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 66 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 66 (100.00%) Moq
1 66 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 66 (100.00%) Ninject
1 66 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 66 (100.00%) Kanban
1 66 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 66 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
2 51 (77.27%) SQL Server
3 50 (75.76%) MCP
3 50 (75.76%) MCAD
3 50 (75.76%) MCSD
3 50 (75.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (75.76%) MCTS
4 41 (62.12%) WCF
4 41 (62.12%) Razor View Engine
4 41 (62.12%) Web Application Development
5 40 (60.61%) WPF
5 40 (60.61%) MVVM

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (77.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 66 (100.00%) NUnit
1 66 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 66 (100.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 66 (100.00%) Developer
1 66 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 15 (22.73%) Graduate
2 15 (22.73%) Junior
2 15 (22.73%) Junior Developer
2 15 (22.73%) Junior .NET Developer
2 15 (22.73%) Graduate Developer
2 15 (22.73%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (100.00%) .NET
1 66 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 66 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 66 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 66 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 66 (100.00%) Ninject
1 66 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 66 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
2 41 (62.12%) WCF
2 41 (62.12%) Razor View Engine
3 40 (60.61%) WPF
3 40 (60.61%) WinForms
4 15 (22.73%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 66 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
2 15 (22.73%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (60.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (100.00%) MVC
1 66 (100.00%) Scrum
1 66 (100.00%) TDD
1 66 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 66 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 66 (100.00%) Kanban
2 41 (62.12%) Web Application Development
3 40 (60.61%) MVVM
4 26 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (37.88%) OOP
5 25 (37.88%) OOA/OOD
5 25 (37.88%) OO
5 25 (37.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (19.70%) VB
2 13 (19.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (75.76%) MCP
1 50 (75.76%) MCAD
1 50 (75.76%) MCSD
1 50 (75.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 50 (75.76%) MCTS
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago