The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 505 519 535
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +16
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 463 434 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.70% 2.67% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 446 428 376
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
MSTest
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17123 16259 15482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.10% 16.36% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14892 13887 12834
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in England

MSTest
Salary Trend in England

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

MSTest Salary Trend in England

MSTest
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

MSTest Salary Histogram in England

MSTest
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
London +118 191 £60,000 +9.09% 14
South East +18 114 £45,000 +2.85% 17
North West +10 72 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Yorkshire -1 31 £50,000 +33.33% 3
East of England -19 24 £42,500 -5.55% 3
East Midlands +1 16 £27,500 -21.42% 3
West Midlands -50 10 £37,500 -16.66% 5
South West -13 4 £39,500 +12.85% 8
North East +12 1 £40,000 - 2
MSTest
UK

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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.

1 967 (94.34%) C#
2 925 (90.24%) .NET
3 863 (84.20%) NUnit
4 856 (83.51%) Agile Software Development
5 690 (67.32%) SQL Server
6 671 (65.46%) Moq
7 618 (60.29%) Scrum
8 605 (59.02%) TDD
9 592 (57.76%) ASP.NET
10 587 (57.27%) Rhino Mocks
11 586 (57.17%) Continuous Integration
12 581 (56.68%) MVC
13 568 (55.41%) Dependency Injection
14 531 (51.80%) WCF
15 526 (51.32%) Unity DI Container
16 522 (50.93%) Inversion of Control
17 518 (50.54%) ASP.NET MVC
18 511 (49.85%) WPF
19 473 (46.15%) Ninject
20 470 (45.85%) Kanban
21 457 (44.59%) Castle Windsor
22 454 (44.29%) Spring.NET
23 434 (42.34%) Finance
24 417 (40.68%) MVVM
25 391 (38.15%) Windows
26 335 (32.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
27 326 (31.80%) .NET Framework
28 309 (30.15%) SQL
29 302 (29.46%) WinForms
30 287 (28.00%) Microsoft

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 44 (4.29%) CMS
2 34 (3.32%) BizTalk Server
3 25 (2.44%) IIS
4 10 (0.98%) NServiceBus
5 8 (0.78%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.59%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.49%) Node.js
8 4 (0.39%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.098%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 139 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.68%) Endur
2 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
2 3 (0.29%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 48 (4.68%) SaaS
2 19 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.098%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.90%) Internet
2 16 (1.56%) Broadband
3 7 (0.68%) Wireshark
4 3 (0.29%) HTTP
5 2 (0.20%) NFC
5 2 (0.20%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 690 (67.32%) SQL Server
2 126 (12.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 57 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (1.27%) RavenDB
9 8 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (0.59%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.59%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.39%) MySQL
11 4 (0.39%) QlikView
12 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.098%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.098%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.098%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.098%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.098%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 1 (0.098%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 863 (84.20%) NUnit
2 671 (65.46%) Moq
3 587 (57.27%) Rhino Mocks
4 198 (19.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 92 (8.98%) Visual Studio
6 90 (8.78%) Selenium
7 77 (7.51%) SpecFlow
8 60 (5.85%) HP UFT
9 56 (5.46%) SoapUI
10 51 (4.98%) MSBuild
11 44 (4.29%) WebDriver
12 42 (4.10%) Git (software)
13 39 (3.80%) Subversion
14 33 (3.22%) JMeter
15 22 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
16 20 (1.95%) ReSharper
17 18 (1.76%) JIRA
18 16 (1.56%) NCover
18 16 (1.56%) TeamCity
19 15 (1.46%) T4 Templates
General
1 434 (42.34%) Finance
2 163 (15.90%) Banking
3 45 (4.39%) Law
4 37 (3.61%) Retail
5 35 (3.41%) Investment Banking
6 30 (2.93%) Marketing
7 21 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 20 (1.95%) Back Office
9 18 (1.76%) Front Office
10 13 (1.27%) Games
10 13 (1.27%) Music Industry
11 8 (0.78%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.29%) Advertising
12 3 (0.29%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.29%) Legal
12 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.20%) Automotive
14 1 (0.098%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.098%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.098%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 867 (84.59%) Developer
2 681 (66.44%) .NET Developer
3 492 (48.00%) C# Developer
4 371 (36.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 188 (18.34%) WPF Developer
6 184 (17.95%) C# WPF Developer
7 114 (11.12%) ASP.NET Developer
8 105 (10.24%) .NET Software Developer
8 105 (10.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 85 (8.29%) Graduate
9 85 (8.29%) Graduate Developer
10 84 (8.20%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 69 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 67 (6.54%) Senior Developer
13 65 (6.34%) Software Engineer
14 63 (6.15%) C# Software Engineer
15 61 (5.95%) .NET Software Engineer
15 61 (5.95%) Software Developer
16 60 (5.85%) Analyst
16 60 (5.85%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 925 (90.24%) .NET
2 592 (57.76%) ASP.NET
3 531 (51.80%) WCF
4 526 (51.32%) Unity DI Container
5 518 (50.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 511 (49.85%) WPF
7 473 (46.15%) Ninject
8 457 (44.59%) Castle Windsor
9 454 (44.29%) Spring.NET
10 335 (32.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 326 (31.80%) .NET Framework
12 302 (29.46%) WinForms
13 170 (16.59%) Web Services
14 157 (15.32%) HTML
15 138 (13.46%) jQuery
16 132 (12.88%) CSS
16 132 (12.88%) LINQ
17 124 (12.10%) Razor View Engine
18 116 (11.32%) Entity Framework
19 105 (10.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 522 (50.93%) Inversion of Control
2 135 (13.17%) Enterprise Software
3 107 (10.44%) Computer Science
4 79 (7.71%) Social Network
5 58 (5.66%) Client/Server
6 51 (4.98%) Tandem
7 45 (4.39%) N-Tier
8 40 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (1.37%) Equities
10 13 (1.27%) User Experience
11 11 (1.07%) Fintech
12 8 (0.78%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.68%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.68%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
13 7 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
14 6 (0.59%) W3C
15 5 (0.49%) Algorithms
16 4 (0.39%) Blog
16 4 (0.39%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 391 (38.15%) Windows
2 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.098%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 856 (83.51%) Agile Software Development
2 618 (60.29%) Scrum
3 605 (59.02%) TDD
4 586 (57.17%) Continuous Integration
5 581 (56.68%) MVC
6 568 (55.41%) Dependency Injection
7 470 (45.85%) Kanban
8 417 (40.68%) MVVM
9 276 (26.93%) Web Application Development
10 202 (19.71%) OO
11 171 (16.68%) Unit Testing
12 132 (12.88%) Multithreading
13 113 (11.02%) Software Engineering
14 73 (7.12%) DSDM
15 69 (6.73%) OOD
16 61 (5.95%) Test Scripting
16 61 (5.95%) Use Case
17 60 (5.85%) UML
18 57 (5.56%) Service Delivery
19 53 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 967 (94.34%) C#
2 309 (30.15%) SQL
3 180 (17.56%) JavaScript
4 129 (12.59%) T-SQL
5 78 (7.61%) C++
6 73 (7.12%) Java
7 63 (6.15%) PL/SQL
8 51 (4.98%) VB.NET
9 45 (4.39%) VB
10 10 (0.98%) VBA
10 10 (0.98%) XAML
11 8 (0.78%) PowerShell
12 7 (0.68%) F#
12 7 (0.68%) MATLAB
12 7 (0.68%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.39%) VB6
14 2 (0.20%) Ruby
15 1 (0.098%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.098%) Python
15 1 (0.098%) X++
Qualifications
1 90 (8.78%) Degree
2 39 (3.80%) ISEB
3 12 (1.17%) ISTQB
4 9 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.49%) MCAD
5 5 (0.49%) MCP
5 5 (0.49%) MCSD
6 4 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.29%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.63%) QA
2 20 (1.95%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.20%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.39%) NFS
3 3 (0.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (3.02%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 287 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 79 (7.71%) Facebook
2 79 (7.71%) Twitter
3 48 (4.68%) Oracle
4 5 (0.49%) Sitecore
4 5 (0.49%) Telerik
5 4 (0.39%) Tableau
6 3 (0.29%) Charles River
6 3 (0.29%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.20%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.098%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.098%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.098%) HP
8 1 (0.098%) IBM
8 1 (0.098%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.098%) Marketo
8 1 (0.098%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.098%) TIBCO
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
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Berkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Tunbridge Wells, Kent
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London
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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