The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 107 - 99
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.18% - 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.04% - 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Average salary £68,750 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MSTest
South West

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

Development Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
193 139 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.94% 15.41% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 144 120 116
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,850 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

MSTest
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
Cheltenham - 2 £68,750 -
MSTest
South West

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Castle Windsor
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (60.00%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (60.00%) Social Network
3 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Kanban
3 3 (60.00%) Spring.NET
3 3 (60.00%) Ninject
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Facebook
3 3 (60.00%) Twitter
3 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (60.00%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (60.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (60.00%) Moq
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) HTML

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (60.00%) Moq
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Castle Windsor
3 3 (60.00%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) Spring.NET
3 3 (60.00%) Ninject
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (60.00%) Social Network
1 3 (60.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Kanban
3 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) CQRS
5 1 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Facebook
1 3 (60.00%) Twitter