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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 96 86 69
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 10 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.82% 1.34% 1.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.63% 10.97% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 18
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
216 155 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.65% 12.18% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 164 104 124
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 5 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
Basildon -12 7 - -
Chelmsford +3 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £42,500 -
MSTest
East of England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) WCF
2 9 (90.00%) Dependency Injection
2 9 (90.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (90.00%) Unity DI Container
3 8 (80.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (70.00%) System Testing
4 7 (70.00%) WPF
4 7 (70.00%) Silverlight
4 7 (70.00%) Web Development
4 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (70.00%) XAML
4 7 (70.00%) OOP
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (70.00%) Web Services
4 7 (70.00%) Technical Analysis
4 7 (70.00%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (70.00%) Entity Framework
5 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) NUnit
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (60.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (30.00%) NUnit
3 2 (20.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) Unity DI Container
2 9 (90.00%) WCF
3 8 (80.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (70.00%) Entity Framework
4 7 (70.00%) Silverlight
4 7 (70.00%) Web Services
4 7 (70.00%) WPF
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
6 2 (20.00%) Ninject
6 2 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (20.00%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) Dependency Injection
3 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (70.00%) OOP
4 7 (70.00%) System Testing
4 7 (70.00%) Technical Analysis
4 7 (70.00%) Web Development
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Kanban
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
2 7 (70.00%) XAML
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCAD
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSD
1 1 (10.00%) MCTS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
Colchester, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago