The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.22% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 9.68% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
MSTest
Cheshire

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

Development Applications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
31 50 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 12.65% 21.37% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 28 41 40
Average salary £39,750 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.47% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

MSTest
Salary Trend in Chester

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Chester

MSTest
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) WinForms
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) WPF
1 5 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Kanban
1 5 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 5 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 5 (100.00%) MVVM
1 5 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (100.00%) Moq
1 5 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 5 (100.00%) Ninject
1 5 (100.00%) Unity DI Container

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (100.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) WinForms
1 5 (100.00%) WPF
1 5 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 5 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 5 (100.00%) Ninject
1 5 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Kanban
1 5 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 5 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#