The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 166 103 157
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +54
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 24 67 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.61% 2.17% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.58% 12.05% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 24 67 6
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
671 556 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.93% 18.03% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 591 504 508
Average salary £35,250 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £25,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
MSTest
England

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 18 April 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 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
Nottinghamshire -25 13 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Northamptonshire -16 11 £40,000 +8.84%
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (94.64%) C#
2 53 (94.64%) Scrum
3 51 (91.07%) .NET
4 50 (89.29%) TDD
4 50 (89.29%) NUnit
4 50 (89.29%) Moq
5 48 (85.71%) Castle Windsor
5 48 (85.71%) Ninject
5 48 (85.71%) Dependency Injection
5 48 (85.71%) Inversion of Control
5 48 (85.71%) MVVM
5 48 (85.71%) Rhino Mocks
5 48 (85.71%) Kanban
5 48 (85.71%) Spring.NET
5 48 (85.71%) WPF
5 48 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (85.71%) WinForms
5 48 (85.71%) MVC
5 48 (85.71%) Unity DI Container
6 46 (82.14%) ASP.NET
6 46 (82.14%) WCF
7 44 (78.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (78.57%) Razor View Engine
7 44 (78.57%) Web Application Development
7 44 (78.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
9 29 (51.79%) SQL Server
10 28 (50.00%) MCP
10 28 (50.00%) MCAD

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (51.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 50 (89.29%) NUnit
1 50 (89.29%) Moq
2 48 (85.71%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 24 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (92.86%) Developer
2 50 (89.29%) .NET Developer
3 24 (42.86%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 24 (42.86%) Junior
3 24 (42.86%) Graduate
3 24 (42.86%) Junior Developer
3 24 (42.86%) Junior .NET Developer
3 24 (42.86%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (5.36%) C# Developer
5 2 (3.57%) Test Leader
5 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
5 2 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (1.79%) Software Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (1.79%) Analyst
6 1 (1.79%) Test Analyst
6 1 (1.79%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (1.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (1.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (91.07%) .NET
2 48 (85.71%) Castle Windsor
2 48 (85.71%) Ninject
2 48 (85.71%) Spring.NET
2 48 (85.71%) WPF
2 48 (85.71%) WinForms
2 48 (85.71%) Unity DI Container
3 46 (82.14%) ASP.NET
3 46 (82.14%) WCF
4 44 (78.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 44 (78.57%) Razor View Engine
4 44 (78.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 24 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.57%) LINQ
6 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 48 (85.71%) Inversion of Control
2 24 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 24 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (94.64%) Scrum
2 50 (89.29%) TDD
3 48 (85.71%) Dependency Injection
3 48 (85.71%) MVVM
3 48 (85.71%) Kanban
3 48 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (85.71%) MVC
4 44 (78.57%) Web Application Development
5 4 (7.14%) OO
5 4 (7.14%) OOD
6 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.57%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.57%) Automated Testing
7 2 (3.57%) Web Development
7 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.57%) Project Management
7 2 (3.57%) Automation Testing
7 2 (3.57%) Test Strategy
8 1 (1.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.79%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (94.64%) C#
2 2 (3.57%) VB
2 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (50.00%) MCP
1 28 (50.00%) MCAD
1 28 (50.00%) MCSD
1 28 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 28 (50.00%) MCTS
2 3 (5.36%) ISEB
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
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