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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 186 168 215
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +47
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 73 78 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.94% 1.09% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.63% 6.78% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 73 78 70
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
1296 1150 1474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.65% 16.07% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1072 1056 1262
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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
Cambridgeshire +6 35 £37,500 - 1
Essex -9 20 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Bedfordshire -9 9 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -11 8 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Suffolk - 2 £41,250 -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 179 (100.00%) C#
2 178 (99.44%) .NET
3 176 (98.32%) NUnit
4 144 (80.45%) SQL Server
5 130 (72.63%) ASP.NET
6 118 (65.92%) TDD
7 111 (62.01%) MVC
8 108 (60.34%) WCF
9 105 (58.66%) WPF
10 97 (54.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 89 (49.72%) SQL
12 86 (48.04%) Rhino Mocks
13 84 (46.93%) Moq
14 83 (46.37%) Scrum
15 81 (45.25%) Windows
16 68 (37.99%) Castle Windsor
16 68 (37.99%) Unity DI Container
17 67 (37.43%) Ninject
17 67 (37.43%) MVVM
17 67 (37.43%) Dependency Injection
17 67 (37.43%) Inversion of Control
17 67 (37.43%) Spring.NET
17 67 (37.43%) Continuous Integration
17 67 (37.43%) Kanban
17 67 (37.43%) WinForms
18 64 (35.75%) .NET Framework
19 51 (28.49%) Razor View Engine
19 51 (28.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 51 (28.49%) XML
20 47 (26.26%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.56%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 16 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.47%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.79%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.73%) SMS
2 18 (10.06%) Internet
3 15 (8.38%) NFC
4 13 (7.26%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (80.45%) SQL Server
2 39 (21.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (13.41%) Relational Database
4 21 (11.73%) Crystal Reports
5 17 (9.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (8.94%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (5.03%) RavenDB
8 8 (4.47%) Neo4j
9 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 176 (98.32%) NUnit
2 86 (48.04%) Rhino Mocks
3 84 (46.93%) Moq
4 33 (18.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (17.32%) Visual Studio
6 23 (12.85%) MSBuild
7 17 (9.50%) ReSharper
8 16 (8.94%) CppUnit
8 16 (8.94%) MbUnit
8 16 (8.94%) xUnit.net
9 10 (5.59%) WiX
10 9 (5.03%) SpecFlow
10 9 (5.03%) TeamCity
10 9 (5.03%) Git (software)
11 8 (4.47%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (1.68%) Selenium
13 2 (1.12%) JIRA
13 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
14 1 (0.56%) Hudson
14 1 (0.56%) Mercurial
General
1 23 (12.85%) Finance
2 15 (8.38%) Banking
3 3 (1.68%) Retail
4 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 177 (98.88%) Developer
2 93 (51.96%) .NET Developer
3 85 (47.49%) C# Developer
4 61 (34.08%) Senior Developer
5 57 (31.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 30 (16.76%) Senior .NET Developer
7 28 (15.64%) Software Developer
8 23 (12.85%) Senior C# Developer
9 22 (12.29%) C# Software Developer
10 20 (11.17%) Junior Developer
10 20 (11.17%) Junior
11 19 (10.61%) Graduate
11 19 (10.61%) Junior .NET Developer
12 18 (10.06%) Graduate Developer
12 18 (10.06%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 12 (6.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (6.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (6.70%) ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (5.03%) Systems Developer
15 8 (4.47%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (99.44%) .NET
2 130 (72.63%) ASP.NET
3 108 (60.34%) WCF
4 105 (58.66%) WPF
5 97 (54.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 68 (37.99%) Castle Windsor
6 68 (37.99%) Unity DI Container
7 67 (37.43%) Ninject
7 67 (37.43%) Spring.NET
7 67 (37.43%) WinForms
8 64 (35.75%) .NET Framework
9 51 (28.49%) XML
9 51 (28.49%) Razor View Engine
9 51 (28.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 36 (20.11%) HTML
10 36 (20.11%) LINQ
11 35 (19.55%) CSS
12 25 (13.97%) Silverlight
13 23 (12.85%) WF
14 21 (11.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 67 (37.43%) Inversion of Control
2 19 (10.61%) Computer Science
3 15 (8.38%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.91%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.35%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.35%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.23%) Social Network
6 4 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.68%) Tandem
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 81 (45.25%) Windows
2 20 (11.17%) Android
3 16 (8.94%) Apple iOS
4 15 (8.38%) Windows Phone
5 7 (3.91%) CentOS
5 7 (3.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (65.92%) TDD
2 111 (62.01%) MVC
3 83 (46.37%) Scrum
4 67 (37.43%) Continuous Integration
4 67 (37.43%) Kanban
4 67 (37.43%) Dependency Injection
4 67 (37.43%) MVVM
5 41 (22.91%) Web Application Development
6 36 (20.11%) Software Engineering
7 27 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (14.53%) Unit Testing
9 25 (13.97%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (10.06%) Configuration Management
10 18 (10.06%) Root Cause Analysis
11 15 (8.38%) Multithreading
12 10 (5.59%) BDD
12 10 (5.59%) Regression Testing
13 8 (4.47%) CQRS
14 7 (3.91%) OOP
15 4 (2.23%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 179 (100.00%) C#
2 89 (49.72%) SQL
3 36 (20.11%) T-SQL
4 32 (17.88%) PowerShell
5 30 (16.76%) JavaScript
6 24 (13.41%) XAML
7 22 (12.29%) VB
7 22 (12.29%) VB.NET
8 17 (9.50%) C++
9 16 (8.94%) Java
10 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (20.67%) MCSD
1 37 (20.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 37 (20.67%) MCTS
2 30 (16.76%) MCP
2 30 (16.76%) MCAD
3 7 (3.91%) MCSE
4 1 (0.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.15%) ISO 8583
2 3 (1.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (3.91%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 47 (26.26%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.73%) Oracle
3 10 (5.59%) Telerik
4 5 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.23%) Facebook
5 4 (2.23%) Twitter
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