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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 238 187 175
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -12
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 19 69 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.90% 1.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.52% 5.42% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 17 69 74
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
1246 1274 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.01% 16.64% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1089 1045 1037
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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
Bedfordshire +8 11 £55,000 +22.22%
Hertfordshire -6 6 £31,000 -48.33% 1
Cambridgeshire -14 2 £47,500 +26.66%
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 48 (100.00%) C#
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
1 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 48 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 48 (100.00%) NUnit
2 42 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 40 (83.33%) MVC
4 38 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (79.17%) TDD
5 37 (77.08%) Scrum
5 37 (77.08%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (68.75%) WCF
7 25 (52.08%) Kanban
7 25 (52.08%) Dependency Injection
7 25 (52.08%) Inversion of Control
7 25 (52.08%) Spring.NET
7 25 (52.08%) Rhino Mocks
7 25 (52.08%) Moq
7 25 (52.08%) Castle Windsor
7 25 (52.08%) Ninject
7 25 (52.08%) Web Application Development
7 25 (52.08%) Unity DI Container
8 23 (47.92%) WPF
9 22 (45.83%) Windows
10 21 (43.75%) WinForms
10 21 (43.75%) Razor View Engine
10 21 (43.75%) MVVM
11 15 (31.25%) SQL
12 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
13 13 (27.08%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) RavenDB
3 1 (2.08%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (100.00%) NUnit
2 25 (52.08%) Rhino Mocks
2 25 (52.08%) Moq
3 12 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (18.75%) Retail
2 7 (14.58%) Finance
3 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (100.00%) Developer
2 38 (79.17%) .NET Developer
3 12 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Junior
3 12 (25.00%) Junior C# Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Junior .NET Developer
3 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
3 12 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 12 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 10 (20.83%) Junior .NET Web Developer
4 10 (20.83%) .NET Web Developer
4 10 (20.83%) C# Web Developer
4 10 (20.83%) Junior Web Developer
4 10 (20.83%) Web Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
1 48 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 42 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 33 (68.75%) WCF
4 25 (52.08%) Spring.NET
4 25 (52.08%) Castle Windsor
4 25 (52.08%) Ninject
4 25 (52.08%) Unity DI Container
5 23 (47.92%) WPF
6 21 (43.75%) WinForms
6 21 (43.75%) Razor View Engine
7 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 8 (16.67%) LINQ
9 8 (16.67%) XML
10 6 (12.50%) XSLT
10 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
11 3 (6.25%) CSS
11 3 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (52.08%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (18.75%) Tandem
3 6 (12.50%) Handset
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (45.83%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) MVC
2 38 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (79.17%) TDD
3 37 (77.08%) Scrum
3 37 (77.08%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (52.08%) Kanban
4 25 (52.08%) Dependency Injection
4 25 (52.08%) Web Application Development
5 21 (43.75%) MVVM
6 13 (27.08%) Unit Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 6 (12.50%) Concurrent Programming
8 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.17%) SDLC
9 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.08%) CQRS
10 1 (2.08%) Project Management
10 1 (2.08%) Business Analysis
10 1 (2.08%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (31.25%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.17%) XAML
3 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) MCSD
1 1 (2.08%) MCSE
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.08%) MCTS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) EPiServer
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