The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 92 96 80
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 5 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.50% 0.92% 2.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.54% 5.61% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 30
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
MSTest
East of 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 Essex region.

Development Applications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
197 214 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.56% 16.40% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 149 177 130
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,400 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MSTest
Salary Trend in Essex

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Essex

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Essex

MSTest
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Basildon +2 4 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Colchester - 1 £35,000 -
MSTest
East of England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) TDD
2 14 (93.33%) WCF
2 14 (93.33%) Dependency Injection
2 14 (93.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 14 (93.33%) Unity DI Container
3 12 (80.00%) AngularJS
3 12 (80.00%) Unit Testing
4 11 (73.33%) WPF
4 11 (73.33%) Silverlight
4 11 (73.33%) .NET Framework
4 11 (73.33%) XAML
4 11 (73.33%) OOP
4 11 (73.33%) SQL
4 11 (73.33%) T-SQL
4 11 (73.33%) Web Services
4 11 (73.33%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (73.33%) Entity Framework
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (46.67%) Web Development
6 7 (46.67%) System Testing
6 7 (46.67%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (26.67%) NUnit
8 4 (26.67%) Windows
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
8 4 (26.67%) MVC

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (26.67%) NUnit
3 3 (20.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) Unity DI Container
2 14 (93.33%) WCF
3 12 (80.00%) AngularJS
4 11 (73.33%) .NET Framework
4 11 (73.33%) Entity Framework
4 11 (73.33%) Silverlight
4 11 (73.33%) Web Services
4 11 (73.33%) WPF
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (20.00%) Ninject
6 3 (20.00%) Spring.NET
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) TDD
2 14 (93.33%) Dependency Injection
3 12 (80.00%) Unit Testing
4 11 (73.33%) OOP
5 7 (46.67%) System Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Technical Analysis
5 7 (46.67%) Web Development
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) MVC
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) Kanban
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) T-SQL
2 11 (73.33%) XAML
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCAD
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
1 1 (6.67%) MCSD
1 1 (6.67%) MCTS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
Basildon, Essex
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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