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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 139 168 107
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -61
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 33 22 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.91% 0.57% 2.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.72% 3.35% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 66
Average salary £42,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
491 657 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.49% 16.90% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 447 581 490
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
Nottinghamshire +4 21 £27,500 +10.00% 4
Derbyshire - 11 £45,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £37,500 -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 46 (100.00%) .NET
1 46 (100.00%) MVC
2 44 (95.65%) C#
3 43 (93.48%) WCF
4 40 (86.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (86.96%) Moq
4 40 (86.96%) ASP.NET
4 40 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (86.96%) TDD
4 40 (86.96%) NUnit
5 37 (80.43%) Scrum
5 37 (80.43%) Spring.NET
5 37 (80.43%) Castle Windsor
5 37 (80.43%) Ninject
5 37 (80.43%) Rhino Mocks
5 37 (80.43%) Web Application Development
5 37 (80.43%) Unity DI Container
5 37 (80.43%) Dependency Injection
5 37 (80.43%) Inversion of Control
5 37 (80.43%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (80.43%) Kanban
6 29 (63.04%) SQL Server
7 23 (50.00%) .NET Framework
8 22 (47.83%) Windows
9 20 (43.48%) Finance
9 20 (43.48%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (41.30%) WPF
10 19 (41.30%) MVVM
10 19 (41.30%) WinForms
11 17 (36.96%) Computer Science

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (63.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (86.96%) NUnit
1 40 (86.96%) Moq
2 37 (80.43%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (13.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (13.04%) Subversion
3 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Automotive
2 6 (13.04%) Marketing
3 5 (10.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (100.00%) Developer
2 37 (80.43%) .NET Developer
3 17 (36.96%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 17 (36.96%) Junior
3 17 (36.96%) Graduate
3 17 (36.96%) Junior Developer
3 17 (36.96%) Junior .NET Developer
3 17 (36.96%) Graduate Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.52%) C# Web Developer
5 3 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (93.48%) WCF
3 40 (86.96%) ASP.NET
3 40 (86.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 37 (80.43%) Spring.NET
4 37 (80.43%) Castle Windsor
4 37 (80.43%) Ninject
4 37 (80.43%) Unity DI Container
5 23 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 19 (41.30%) WPF
6 19 (41.30%) WinForms
7 6 (13.04%) HTML
7 6 (13.04%) CSS
7 6 (13.04%) Web Services
7 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (13.04%) Entity Framework
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 37 (80.43%) Inversion of Control
2 20 (43.48%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (36.96%) Computer Science
4 6 (13.04%) Credit Risk
4 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (10.87%) Tandem
6 1 (2.17%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) MVC
2 40 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (86.96%) TDD
3 37 (80.43%) Scrum
3 37 (80.43%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (80.43%) Kanban
3 37 (80.43%) Dependency Injection
3 37 (80.43%) Web Application Development
4 19 (41.30%) MVVM
5 6 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.52%) Web Development
6 3 (6.52%) OO
6 3 (6.52%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 44 (95.65%) C#
2 6 (13.04%) Java
2 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.87%) VB
3 5 (10.87%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Facebook
2 1 (2.17%) Twitter
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