The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 213 158 216
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +58
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 41 92 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.57% 1.39% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.48% 8.71% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 40 89 60
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £25,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1179 1056 1281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.32% 16.00% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 911 901 1128
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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
Essex -14 15 £50,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire -20 8 £55,000 +46.66%
Norfolk - 8 £40,000 - 1
Bedfordshire -15 5 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire -28 5 £27,000 -53.04% 1
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 89 (91.75%) C#
1 89 (91.75%) .NET
2 88 (90.72%) NUnit
3 87 (89.69%) SQL Server
4 77 (79.38%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (75.26%) TDD
6 71 (73.20%) ASP.NET
7 67 (69.07%) MVC
8 65 (67.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 58 (59.79%) WCF
10 54 (55.67%) Windows
11 52 (53.61%) WPF
12 50 (51.55%) Scrum
13 49 (50.52%) Rhino Mocks
14 43 (44.33%) Moq
15 41 (42.27%) Dependency Injection
15 41 (42.27%) Unity DI Container
16 40 (41.24%) Inversion of Control
16 40 (41.24%) Kanban
16 40 (41.24%) Spring.NET
16 40 (41.24%) Castle Windsor
16 40 (41.24%) Ninject
16 40 (41.24%) Continuous Integration
17 33 (34.02%) Software Engineering
17 33 (34.02%) Web Application Development
18 32 (32.99%) MVVM
18 32 (32.99%) SQL Server 2008
18 32 (32.99%) WinForms
19 30 (30.93%) .NET Framework
20 29 (29.90%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Mingle
2 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.31%) SMS
1 10 (10.31%) SMPP
1 10 (10.31%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (89.69%) SQL Server
2 32 (32.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (12.37%) RavenDB
3 12 (12.37%) Neo4j
4 5 (5.15%) MySQL
5 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 88 (90.72%) NUnit
2 49 (50.52%) Rhino Mocks
3 43 (44.33%) Moq
4 22 (22.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (20.62%) Visual Studio
6 14 (14.43%) MSBuild
7 12 (12.37%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (12.37%) TeamCity
7 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
8 8 (8.25%) WiX
9 3 (3.09%) xUnit.net
9 3 (3.09%) ReSharper
9 3 (3.09%) CppUnit
9 3 (3.09%) MbUnit
10 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 29 (29.90%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Banking
3 8 (8.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (86.60%) Developer
2 45 (46.39%) .NET Developer
3 26 (26.80%) C# Developer
4 24 (24.74%) Software Developer
5 18 (18.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (14.43%) Senior Developer
6 14 (14.43%) Programmer
7 12 (12.37%) .NET Programmer
8 9 (9.28%) Junior Programmer
8 9 (9.28%) Software Programmer
8 9 (9.28%) Junior Software Developer
8 9 (9.28%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (9.28%) Graduate Programmer
8 9 (9.28%) Graduate
8 9 (9.28%) Junior Developer
8 9 (9.28%) Junior
9 8 (8.25%) Test Manager
10 6 (6.19%) Software Engineer
11 5 (5.15%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (5.15%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (91.75%) .NET
2 71 (73.20%) ASP.NET
3 65 (67.01%) ASP.NET MVC
4 58 (59.79%) WCF
5 52 (53.61%) WPF
6 41 (42.27%) Unity DI Container
7 40 (41.24%) Castle Windsor
7 40 (41.24%) Ninject
7 40 (41.24%) Spring.NET
8 32 (32.99%) WinForms
9 30 (30.93%) .NET Framework
10 25 (25.77%) LINQ
11 18 (18.56%) CSS
11 18 (18.56%) HTML
12 13 (13.40%) Web Services
13 12 (12.37%) RESTful
14 11 (11.34%) XML
15 10 (10.31%) Java ME
15 10 (10.31%) HTML5
15 10 (10.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 40 (41.24%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (10.31%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (10.31%) Blackberry
3 9 (9.28%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.28%) Social Network
4 8 (8.25%) Tandem
5 5 (5.15%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.06%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (55.67%) Windows
2 11 (11.34%) Linux
3 10 (10.31%) Android
3 10 (10.31%) Apple iOS
3 10 (10.31%) Windows Phone
4 3 (3.09%) CentOS
5 2 (2.06%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (79.38%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (75.26%) TDD
3 67 (69.07%) MVC
4 50 (51.55%) Scrum
5 41 (42.27%) Dependency Injection
6 40 (41.24%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (41.24%) Kanban
7 33 (34.02%) Web Application Development
7 33 (34.02%) Software Engineering
8 32 (32.99%) MVVM
9 17 (17.53%) Unit Testing
10 14 (14.43%) Mentoring
11 12 (12.37%) BDD
11 12 (12.37%) CQRS
12 11 (11.34%) Multithreading
13 9 (9.28%) Web Development
13 9 (9.28%) Regression Testing
13 9 (9.28%) OO
14 8 (8.25%) Performance Testing
14 8 (8.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (91.75%) C#
2 26 (26.80%) PowerShell
3 20 (20.62%) SQL
4 17 (17.53%) XAML
5 16 (16.49%) JavaScript
6 10 (10.31%) Java
7 7 (7.22%) C++
8 5 (5.15%) C
9 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) Degree
2 8 (8.25%) ISEB
3 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.19%) MCTS
3 6 (6.19%) MCSD
4 3 (3.09%) MCSE
4 3 (3.09%) MCP
4 3 (3.09%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.40%) Facebook
3 9 (9.28%) Twitter
4 8 (8.25%) Telerik
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle
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