The first table below looks at the demand for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 of England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 164 192 239
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +47
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 119 76 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.37% 0.89% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.72% 5.80% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 115 74 38
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,250 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Development Applications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1364 1310 1705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 15.74% 15.28% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1147 1454
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 of England

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MSTest
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

MSTest Salary Trend in the East of England

MSTest
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MSTest Salary Histogram in the East of England

MSTest
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the East of England 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
Cambridgeshire +26 54 £37,500 +10.29% 4
Essex -7 34 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Bedfordshire -3 28 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Hertfordshire +4 2 £47,000 +34.28%
Suffolk - 2 £40,000 - 2
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 209 (100.00%) C#
2 208 (99.52%) .NET
3 200 (95.69%) NUnit
4 167 (79.90%) SQL Server
5 164 (78.47%) TDD
6 146 (69.86%) ASP.NET
7 142 (67.94%) WPF
8 138 (66.03%) Windows
9 134 (64.11%) Scrum
10 130 (62.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 124 (59.33%) MVC
12 122 (58.37%) WinForms
12 122 (58.37%) Rhino Mocks
12 122 (58.37%) Moq
13 117 (55.98%) Dependency Injection
13 117 (55.98%) Unity DI Container
13 117 (55.98%) Continuous Integration
14 114 (54.55%) Inversion of Control
14 114 (54.55%) MVVM
14 114 (54.55%) Kanban
14 114 (54.55%) Spring.NET
14 114 (54.55%) Castle Windsor
14 114 (54.55%) Ninject
15 111 (53.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 109 (52.15%) WCF
17 74 (35.41%) Razor View Engine
18 70 (33.49%) Web Application Development
18 70 (33.49%) MCTS
18 70 (33.49%) Microsoft Certification
18 70 (33.49%) MCSD

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 24 (11.48%) Node.js
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.48%) Documentum
Applications
1 24 (11.48%) Mingle
2 10 (4.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.48%) SaaS
2 8 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.48%) Force.com
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.53%) Internet
2 19 (9.09%) SMS
3 16 (7.66%) NFC
4 14 (6.70%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (79.90%) SQL Server
2 52 (24.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (11.48%) Neo4j
4 18 (8.61%) Crystal Reports
4 18 (8.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (7.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (7.66%) Relational Database
6 14 (6.70%) RavenDB
7 12 (5.74%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 200 (95.69%) NUnit
2 122 (58.37%) Rhino Mocks
2 122 (58.37%) Moq
3 41 (19.62%) Visual Studio
4 24 (11.48%) TeamCity
4 24 (11.48%) Git (software)
5 17 (8.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (7.66%) MSBuild
7 11 (5.26%) WiX
8 6 (2.87%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (2.39%) CppUnit
9 5 (2.39%) MbUnit
9 5 (2.39%) xUnit.net
9 5 (2.39%) ReSharper
10 4 (1.91%) Selenium
10 4 (1.91%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.44%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.96%) JIRA
12 2 (0.96%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.48%) Jasmine
General
1 19 (9.09%) Finance
2 12 (5.74%) Banking
3 10 (4.78%) Retail
4 2 (0.96%) Legal
5 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 199 (95.22%) Developer
2 123 (58.85%) .NET Developer
3 64 (30.62%) C# Developer
4 48 (22.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 47 (22.49%) Senior Developer
6 23 (11.00%) Junior
6 23 (11.00%) Junior .NET Developer
6 23 (11.00%) Junior Developer
7 22 (10.53%) Graduate Developer
7 22 (10.53%) Graduate
7 22 (10.53%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 20 (9.57%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (6.70%) Software Developer
10 13 (6.22%) C# Software Developer
11 12 (5.74%) Senior C# Developer
12 11 (5.26%) Lead Developer
12 11 (5.26%) Team Leader
13 10 (4.78%) Systems Developer
14 5 (2.39%) Lead .NET Developer
14 5 (2.39%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (99.52%) .NET
2 146 (69.86%) ASP.NET
3 142 (67.94%) WPF
4 130 (62.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 122 (58.37%) WinForms
6 117 (55.98%) Unity DI Container
7 114 (54.55%) Spring.NET
7 114 (54.55%) Castle Windsor
7 114 (54.55%) Ninject
8 111 (53.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 109 (52.15%) WCF
10 74 (35.41%) Razor View Engine
11 55 (26.32%) Web Services
12 54 (25.84%) Silverlight
13 53 (25.36%) .NET Framework
14 49 (23.44%) CSS
14 49 (23.44%) HTML
15 48 (22.97%) XML
16 25 (11.96%) KnockoutJS
17 24 (11.48%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 114 (54.55%) Inversion of Control
2 22 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 21 (10.05%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (7.66%) Blackberry
4 16 (7.66%) Social Network
5 14 (6.70%) Management Information System
6 10 (4.78%) Tandem
7 7 (3.35%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 138 (66.03%) Windows
2 24 (11.48%) CentOS
2 24 (11.48%) Linux
3 17 (8.13%) Android
3 17 (8.13%) Apple iOS
4 16 (7.66%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (78.47%) TDD
2 134 (64.11%) Scrum
3 124 (59.33%) MVC
4 117 (55.98%) Dependency Injection
4 117 (55.98%) Continuous Integration
5 114 (54.55%) MVVM
5 114 (54.55%) Kanban
6 70 (33.49%) Web Application Development
7 49 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (16.75%) Unit Testing
9 28 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (12.92%) OO
11 24 (11.48%) CQRS
11 24 (11.48%) BDD
12 17 (8.13%) Multithreading
13 16 (7.66%) UML
14 15 (7.18%) System Testing
14 15 (7.18%) Software Engineering
14 15 (7.18%) Project Management
15 14 (6.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 209 (100.00%) C#
2 62 (29.67%) SQL
3 39 (18.66%) T-SQL
4 37 (17.70%) PowerShell
5 26 (12.44%) JavaScript
6 22 (10.53%) VB
6 22 (10.53%) VB.NET
7 20 (9.57%) XAML
8 17 (8.13%) Java
9 7 (3.35%) C++
10 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 70 (33.49%) MCTS
1 70 (33.49%) Microsoft Certification
1 70 (33.49%) MCSD
2 58 (27.75%) MCP
2 58 (27.75%) MCAD
3 16 (7.66%) Degree
4 12 (5.74%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.74%) ISO 8583
2 5 (2.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (4.78%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 60 (28.71%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.13%) Oracle
3 16 (7.66%) Facebook
3 16 (7.66%) Twitter
4 11 (5.26%) Telerik
5 1 (0.48%) Primavera
5 1 (0.48%) EMC
5 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Ipswich
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 per year
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