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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 235 172 190
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +18
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 27 117 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 1.37% 0.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.11% 8.67% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 27 113 71
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
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 of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1279 1350 1270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.79% 15.82% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1047 1126 1113
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 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 27 April 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 27 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
Essex -18 12 £37,500 -25.00%
Hertfordshire -2 8 £37,500 -20.21% 1
Cambridgeshire -34 6 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Norfolk - 1 £40,000 - 1
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 58 (85.29%) C#
1 58 (85.29%) .NET
2 57 (83.82%) SQL Server
2 57 (83.82%) NUnit
3 53 (77.94%) ASP.NET
4 50 (73.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 49 (72.06%) MVC
6 48 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (67.65%) TDD
8 41 (60.29%) WCF
9 39 (57.35%) Windows
10 38 (55.88%) Scrum
11 36 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (51.47%) Dependency Injection
12 35 (51.47%) Rhino Mocks
12 35 (51.47%) Unity DI Container
13 34 (50.00%) Web Application Development
13 34 (50.00%) Moq
13 34 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
13 34 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
13 34 (50.00%) Ninject
13 34 (50.00%) Kanban
13 34 (50.00%) Spring.NET
14 26 (38.24%) WPF
15 21 (30.88%) MVVM
15 21 (30.88%) WinForms
16 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
17 14 (20.59%) Finance
18 13 (19.12%) Linux
19 12 (17.65%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 8 (11.76%) Mingle
2 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (83.82%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (11.76%) RavenDB
3 8 (11.76%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 57 (83.82%) NUnit
2 35 (51.47%) Rhino Mocks
3 34 (50.00%) Moq
4 10 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio
5 8 (11.76%) TeamCity
5 8 (11.76%) Git (software)
5 8 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.94%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (20.59%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (83.82%) Developer
2 43 (63.24%) .NET Developer
3 12 (17.65%) Programmer
4 8 (11.76%) .NET Programmer
5 7 (10.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (10.29%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Software Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Test Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Junior
6 5 (7.35%) Software Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Junior Developer
6 5 (7.35%) AWS Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Programmer
7 4 (5.88%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Graduate Programmer
8 3 (4.41%) Software Programmer
8 3 (4.41%) Junior Programmer
8 3 (4.41%) Junior Software Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (85.29%) .NET
2 53 (77.94%) ASP.NET
3 50 (73.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 41 (60.29%) WCF
5 35 (51.47%) Unity DI Container
6 34 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
6 34 (50.00%) Ninject
6 34 (50.00%) Spring.NET
7 26 (38.24%) WPF
8 21 (30.88%) WinForms
9 11 (16.18%) .NET Framework
9 11 (16.18%) LINQ
9 11 (16.18%) Razor View Engine
10 9 (13.24%) HTML
10 9 (13.24%) CSS
10 9 (13.24%) Web Services
11 8 (11.76%) RESTful
12 7 (10.29%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (8.82%) Silverlight
14 5 (7.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (13.24%) Tandem
3 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (7.35%) Social Network
5 4 (5.88%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (4.41%) Handset
6 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (57.35%) Windows
2 13 (19.12%) Linux
3 5 (7.35%) CentOS
4 2 (2.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (72.06%) MVC
2 48 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (67.65%) TDD
4 38 (55.88%) Scrum
5 36 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (51.47%) Dependency Injection
7 34 (50.00%) Web Application Development
7 34 (50.00%) Kanban
8 21 (30.88%) MVVM
9 12 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 12 (17.65%) Unit Testing
10 8 (11.76%) Software Testing
10 8 (11.76%) BDD
10 8 (11.76%) Test Strategy
10 8 (11.76%) CQRS
10 8 (11.76%) Mentoring
10 8 (11.76%) Performance Testing
11 6 (8.82%) OOP
12 5 (7.35%) Test Scripting
12 5 (7.35%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (85.29%) C#
2 10 (14.71%) SQL
3 8 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.35%) XAML
4 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.88%) C
6 3 (4.41%) C++
6 3 (4.41%) Python
7 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) ISEB
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.35%) MCTS
2 5 (7.35%) MCSD
2 5 (7.35%) MCSE
3 3 (4.41%) Degree
4 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Facebook
2 5 (7.35%) Twitter
3 2 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (1.47%) EPiServer
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