The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 184 159 194
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +35
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 7 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.18% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.93% 1.77% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 9
Average salary £43,750 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
MSTest
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
755 453 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.70% 13.97% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 647 401 559
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Hampshire

MSTest
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014. 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
Basingstoke - 4 £43,750 -
Fareham - 3 £37,500 -
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) Scrum
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) NUnit
2 13 (92.86%) WCF
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (92.86%) Rhino Mocks
2 13 (92.86%) TDD
2 13 (92.86%) MVC
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
4 8 (57.14%) IIS
4 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (57.14%) SOA
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
5 7 (50.00%) NSubstitute
5 7 (50.00%) BDD
5 7 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
5 7 (50.00%) LINQ
5 7 (50.00%) jQuery
5 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (50.00%) Workflow
5 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
5 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
5 7 (50.00%) CSS
5 7 (50.00%) SQL

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 8 (57.14%) IIS
2 7 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) NUnit
2 13 (92.86%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (50.00%) NSubstitute
4 6 (42.86%) Moq
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Senior Developer
3 7 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 7 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (42.86%) .NET Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Junior Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Junior .NET Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Junior
5 3 (21.43%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (92.86%) WCF
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (50.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 7 (50.00%) LINQ
3 7 (50.00%) jQuery
3 7 (50.00%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (42.86%) Spring.NET
4 6 (42.86%) Castle Windsor
4 6 (42.86%) Ninject
4 6 (42.86%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 3 (21.43%) WPF
6 3 (21.43%) WinForms
7 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Scrum
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) TDD
2 13 (92.86%) MVC
3 8 (57.14%) SOA
3 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
4 7 (50.00%) Workflow
4 7 (50.00%) BDD
4 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (42.86%) Kanban
5 6 (42.86%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (42.86%) Web Application Development
6 3 (21.43%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 3 (21.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCAD
1 1 (7.14%) MCSD
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) MCTS
1 1 (7.14%) MCPD
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared