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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 166 133 158
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +25
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 8 40 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.22% 1.24% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.52% 7.52% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 40 11
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
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
525 532 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.42% 16.47% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 435 458 431
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,750 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -27 7 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Leicestershire +2 1 - - 1
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (96.15%) .NET
3 24 (92.31%) MVC
3 24 (92.31%) ASP.NET
3 24 (92.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (80.77%) TDD
5 21 (80.77%) NUnit
5 21 (80.77%) Scrum
6 20 (76.92%) WCF
6 20 (76.92%) Dependency Injection
6 20 (76.92%) Moq
6 20 (76.92%) Castle Windsor
6 20 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 18 (69.23%) Kanban
8 17 (65.38%) Inversion of Control
8 17 (65.38%) Spring.NET
8 17 (65.38%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (65.38%) Rhino Mocks
8 17 (65.38%) Ninject
8 17 (65.38%) Unity DI Container
8 17 (65.38%) Web Application Development
9 16 (61.54%) Razor View Engine
10 13 (50.00%) Windows
11 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
11 12 (46.15%) WinForms
11 12 (46.15%) MVVM
11 12 (46.15%) WPF
12 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
13 10 (38.46%) .NET Framework

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (80.77%) NUnit
2 20 (76.92%) Moq
3 17 (65.38%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) FitNesse
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 22 (84.62%) .NET Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Junior Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Graduate
3 9 (34.62%) Junior
3 9 (34.62%) Junior .NET Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Graduate Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) .NET
2 24 (92.31%) ASP.NET
2 24 (92.31%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (76.92%) WCF
3 20 (76.92%) Castle Windsor
3 20 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 17 (65.38%) Unity DI Container
4 17 (65.38%) Ninject
4 17 (65.38%) Spring.NET
5 16 (61.54%) Razor View Engine
6 12 (46.15%) WPF
6 12 (46.15%) WinForms
7 10 (38.46%) .NET Framework
8 8 (30.77%) Web Services
9 5 (19.23%) CSS
9 5 (19.23%) HTML
10 4 (15.38%) jQuery
10 4 (15.38%) Ajax
10 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (11.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (65.38%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
3 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) MVC
2 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (80.77%) TDD
3 21 (80.77%) Scrum
4 20 (76.92%) Dependency Injection
5 18 (69.23%) Kanban
6 17 (65.38%) Web Application Development
6 17 (65.38%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (46.15%) MVVM
8 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.85%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (3.85%) OOP
9 1 (3.85%) OOD
9 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.85%) BDD
9 1 (3.85%) Change Control
9 1 (3.85%) ATDD
9 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) MCP
1 5 (19.23%) MCAD
1 5 (19.23%) MCSD
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (19.23%) MCTS
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
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