The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 102 84 88
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 1 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.067% 0.83% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% 6.13% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 2
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
200 163 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.44% 13.45% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 157 110 89
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,050 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,250 £42,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
MSTest
Scotland

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) WinForms
3 3 (60.00%) NUnit
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) SaaS
3 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) NUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (20.00%) InstallShield
3 1 (20.00%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) WinForms
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft