The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 166 115 169
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +54
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 15 50 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.40% 1.52% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.68% 8.49% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 15 50 7
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -0.66%
MSTest
England

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

Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
560 589 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.03% 17.96% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 446 511 464
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

MSTest
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

MSTest Salary Trend in the East Midlands

MSTest
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

MSTest Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

MSTest
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -25 7 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Leicestershire -1 4 £42,500 +13.33%
Nottinghamshire -24 4 £32,500 -13.33%
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 33 (100.00%) C#
2 32 (96.97%) .NET
2 32 (96.97%) ASP.NET
2 32 (96.97%) MVC
3 31 (93.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (90.91%) TDD
5 29 (87.88%) NUnit
5 29 (87.88%) Scrum
5 29 (87.88%) Moq
6 28 (84.85%) WCF
6 28 (84.85%) Dependency Injection
6 28 (84.85%) Castle Windsor
7 27 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 26 (78.79%) Kanban
9 25 (75.76%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (75.76%) Rhino Mocks
9 25 (75.76%) Ninject
9 25 (75.76%) Inversion of Control
9 25 (75.76%) Spring.NET
9 25 (75.76%) Unity DI Container
9 25 (75.76%) Web Application Development
10 24 (72.73%) Razor View Engine
11 21 (63.64%) Windows
12 20 (60.61%) MVVM
12 20 (60.61%) WPF
12 20 (60.61%) WinForms
13 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
14 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
15 13 (39.39%) .NET Framework
15 13 (39.39%) Computer Science

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (87.88%) NUnit
1 29 (87.88%) Moq
2 25 (75.76%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 29 (87.88%) .NET Developer
3 13 (39.39%) Junior Developer
3 13 (39.39%) Graduate
3 13 (39.39%) Junior
3 13 (39.39%) Junior .NET Developer
3 13 (39.39%) Graduate Developer
3 13 (39.39%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (96.97%) .NET
1 32 (96.97%) ASP.NET
2 31 (93.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 28 (84.85%) WCF
3 28 (84.85%) Castle Windsor
4 27 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 25 (75.76%) Unity DI Container
5 25 (75.76%) Ninject
5 25 (75.76%) Spring.NET
6 24 (72.73%) Razor View Engine
7 20 (60.61%) WPF
7 20 (60.61%) WinForms
8 13 (39.39%) .NET Framework
9 6 (18.18%) Web Services
10 3 (9.09%) HTML
10 3 (9.09%) Ajax
10 3 (9.09%) CSS
10 3 (9.09%) SOAP
10 3 (9.09%) jQuery
10 3 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (75.76%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (39.39%) Computer Science
3 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) MVC
2 30 (90.91%) TDD
3 29 (87.88%) Scrum
4 28 (84.85%) Dependency Injection
5 26 (78.79%) Kanban
6 25 (75.76%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (75.76%) Web Application Development
7 20 (60.61%) MVVM
8 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.06%) OOD
10 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
11 1 (3.03%) Web Development
11 1 (3.03%) Extreme Programming
11 1 (3.03%) OOP
11 1 (3.03%) OO
11 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
11 1 (3.03%) BDD
11 1 (3.03%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) MCP
1 9 (27.27%) MCAD
1 9 (27.27%) MCSD
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (27.27%) MCTS
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
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