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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 241 227 156
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -71
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 24 41 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.34% 0.56% 1.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.99% 3.41% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17 41 97
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1205 1201 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.14% 16.38% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 927 939
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 -5 10 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Hertfordshire +7 5 £55,000 +103.70%
Cambridgeshire +1 5 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Norfolk +9 4 £37,500 -6.25% 1
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 44 (100.00%) C#
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (93.18%) WCF
3 37 (84.09%) NUnit
4 34 (77.27%) ASP.NET
5 32 (72.73%) Dependency Injection
6 30 (68.18%) MVC
6 30 (68.18%) SQL Server
6 30 (68.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (65.91%) Rhino Mocks
8 28 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (63.64%) TDD
9 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (56.82%) Scrum
10 25 (56.82%) Unity DI Container
11 23 (52.27%) .NET Framework
11 23 (52.27%) WPF
12 22 (50.00%) Ninject
13 20 (45.45%) Razor View Engine
13 20 (45.45%) SQL
14 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
14 18 (40.91%) Web Application Development
14 18 (40.91%) Moq
14 18 (40.91%) Entity Framework
14 18 (40.91%) Castle Windsor
14 18 (40.91%) Inversion of Control
14 18 (40.91%) Spring.NET
14 18 (40.91%) Unit Testing
14 18 (40.91%) Kanban
15 16 (36.36%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (15.91%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Wireshark
2 2 (4.55%) NFC
2 2 (4.55%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (84.09%) NUnit
2 29 (65.91%) Rhino Mocks
3 18 (40.91%) Moq
4 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (15.91%) Fiddler
5 7 (15.91%) NCover
5 7 (15.91%) Selenium
6 4 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 4 (9.09%) NCrunch
6 4 (9.09%) NMock
6 4 (9.09%) TeamCity
7 3 (6.82%) JIRA
7 3 (6.82%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (6.82%) Vagrant
8 2 (4.55%) MSBuild
8 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (31.82%) Retail
2 6 (13.64%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Law
4 2 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (77.27%) Developer
2 31 (70.45%) .NET Developer
3 14 (31.82%) C# Developer
4 13 (29.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 7 (15.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Developer in Test
6 5 (11.36%) Software Developer
7 4 (9.09%) .NET Programmer
7 4 (9.09%) C# Programmer
7 4 (9.09%) Programmer
7 4 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 4 (9.09%) SQL Programmer
7 4 (9.09%) Web Programmer
8 3 (6.82%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (93.18%) WCF
3 34 (77.27%) ASP.NET
4 30 (68.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (56.82%) Unity DI Container
6 23 (52.27%) .NET Framework
6 23 (52.27%) WPF
7 22 (50.00%) Ninject
8 20 (45.45%) Razor View Engine
9 18 (40.91%) Castle Windsor
9 18 (40.91%) Entity Framework
9 18 (40.91%) Spring.NET
10 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 16 (36.36%) XML
11 14 (31.82%) AngularJS
11 14 (31.82%) WinForms
12 11 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (25.00%) Web Services
13 7 (15.91%) CSS
13 7 (15.91%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) Inversion of Control
2 14 (31.82%) Tandem
3 11 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 4 (9.09%) Data Structures
5 3 (6.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) Dependency Injection
2 30 (68.18%) MVC
3 28 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (63.64%) TDD
4 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (56.82%) Scrum
6 18 (40.91%) Kanban
6 18 (40.91%) Unit Testing
6 18 (40.91%) Web Application Development
7 14 (31.82%) MVVM
8 7 (15.91%) Manual Testing
8 7 (15.91%) OOP
8 7 (15.91%) System Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Technical Analysis
8 7 (15.91%) Web Development
9 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Concurrent Programming
9 5 (11.36%) Multithreading
9 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
9 5 (11.36%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (45.45%) SQL
3 14 (31.82%) T-SQL
4 9 (20.45%) XAML
5 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) MCAD
2 1 (2.27%) MCP
2 1 (2.27%) MCSD
2 1 (2.27%) MCTS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) NFS
2 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
Norwich, Norfolk
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Talent Point
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 days ago