The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 - 86 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.67% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £38,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
MSTest
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
194 168 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.96% 14.01% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 158 98 99
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MSTest
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the Edinburgh region.

MSTest Salary Trend in Edinburgh

MSTest
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) MSBuild

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree