The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 67 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 7 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.97% 0.67% 1.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.70% 3.49% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 13
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MSTest
Surrey

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

Development Applications Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
149 172 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 20.69% 19.22% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 144 159 168
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.89%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

MSTest
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Guildford

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Guildford

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
1 12 (100.00%) WinForms
1 12 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 12 (100.00%) WCF
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (83.33%) Dependency Injection
2 10 (83.33%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (83.33%) MVVM
2 10 (83.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (83.33%) Moq
2 10 (83.33%) WPF
2 10 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (83.33%) Kanban
2 10 (83.33%) Castle Windsor
2 10 (83.33%) Ninject
2 10 (83.33%) Web Application Development
2 10 (83.33%) Spring.NET
2 10 (83.33%) Unity DI Container
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
2 10 (83.33%) NUnit
2 10 (83.33%) Scrum
2 10 (83.33%) Internet
2 10 (83.33%) VB
2 10 (83.33%) VB.NET

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (16.67%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) NUnit
1 10 (83.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 10 (83.33%) Moq
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Junior Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Junior .NET Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Graduate Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Graduate
2 10 (83.33%) Junior
3 2 (16.67%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (100.00%) WinForms
1 12 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 12 (100.00%) WCF
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (83.33%) Spring.NET
2 10 (83.33%) Castle Windsor
2 10 (83.33%) Ninject
2 10 (83.33%) Unity DI Container
2 10 (83.33%) WPF
3 2 (16.67%) WF
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) XHTML
3 2 (16.67%) LESS
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Computer Science
1 10 (83.33%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) Scrum
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
2 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (83.33%) Kanban
2 10 (83.33%) Dependency Injection
2 10 (83.33%) MVVM
2 10 (83.33%) Web Application Development
3 2 (16.67%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) VB
2 10 (83.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (16.67%) XQuery
3 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe