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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 257 245 176
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -69
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 8 27 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.35% 1.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.68% 2.10% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 27 113
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1184 1286 1354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.98% 16.87% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 935 1054 1130
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +3 6 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Norfolk +16 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Cambridgeshire -1 1 - -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 31 (100.00%) C#
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (93.55%) WCF
3 24 (77.42%) Dependency Injection
4 22 (70.97%) .NET Framework
5 21 (67.74%) TDD
6 20 (64.52%) NUnit
7 19 (61.29%) Rhino Mocks
7 19 (61.29%) Unity DI Container
8 17 (54.84%) Entity Framework
8 17 (54.84%) Unit Testing
9 16 (51.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (51.61%) WPF
9 16 (51.61%) MVC
9 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
9 16 (51.61%) ASP.NET
9 16 (51.61%) SQL
9 16 (51.61%) T-SQL
10 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
10 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (48.39%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (45.16%) Scrum
12 13 (41.94%) XAML
13 12 (38.71%) AngularJS
13 12 (38.71%) Ninject
13 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (35.48%) Web Services
14 11 (35.48%) OOP
14 11 (35.48%) Silverlight
15 10 (32.26%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (16.13%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Wireshark
2 2 (6.45%) NFC
2 2 (6.45%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) NUnit
2 19 (61.29%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (25.81%) Moq
4 5 (16.13%) Fiddler
4 5 (16.13%) NCover
4 5 (16.13%) Selenium
5 4 (12.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
5 4 (12.90%) NCrunch
5 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
6 2 (6.45%) MSBuild
6 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.23%) JIRA
7 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (9.68%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 15 (48.39%) .NET Developer
3 11 (35.48%) C# Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (16.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.68%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Developer in Test
7 3 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (93.55%) WCF
3 22 (70.97%) .NET Framework
4 19 (61.29%) Unity DI Container
5 17 (54.84%) Entity Framework
6 16 (51.61%) ASP.NET
6 16 (51.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (51.61%) WPF
7 12 (38.71%) AngularJS
7 12 (38.71%) Ninject
8 11 (35.48%) Silverlight
8 11 (35.48%) Web Services
9 10 (32.26%) XML
10 9 (29.03%) Razor View Engine
11 8 (25.81%) Castle Windsor
11 8 (25.81%) Spring.NET
12 5 (16.13%) HTML5
12 5 (16.13%) jQuery
12 5 (16.13%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (16.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (25.81%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (9.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Dependency Injection
2 21 (67.74%) TDD
3 17 (54.84%) Unit Testing
4 16 (51.61%) MVC
5 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (45.16%) Scrum
7 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (35.48%) OOP
9 8 (25.81%) Kanban
9 8 (25.81%) Web Application Development
10 7 (22.58%) System Testing
10 7 (22.58%) Technical Analysis
10 7 (22.58%) Web Development
11 5 (16.13%) Automated Testing
11 5 (16.13%) Concurrent Programming
11 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
11 5 (16.13%) Multithreading
11 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
11 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
12 4 (12.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 16 (51.61%) T-SQL
3 13 (41.94%) XAML
4 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) MCAD
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
2 1 (3.23%) MCSD
2 1 (3.23%) MCTS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
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