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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 176 184 185
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 14 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.37% 0.028% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.86% 0.20% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 5
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
753 504 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.77% 14.03% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 680 421 460
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

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

MSTest Salary Histogram 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 3 March 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
Basingstoke +5 5 £50,000 - 1
Southampton - 5 £40,000 - 1
Winchester - 2 £36,250 -
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) C#
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (100.00%) NUnit
2 20 (90.91%) .NET
2 20 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 20 (90.91%) ASP.NET
3 19 (86.36%) TDD
3 19 (86.36%) MVC
3 19 (86.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (81.82%) Scrum
5 17 (77.27%) WCF
5 17 (77.27%) Rhino Mocks
6 14 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (59.09%) Kanban
7 13 (59.09%) Moq
7 13 (59.09%) Dependency Injection
7 13 (59.09%) Inversion of Control
7 13 (59.09%) Spring.NET
7 13 (59.09%) Castle Windsor
7 13 (59.09%) Ninject
7 13 (59.09%) Web Application Development
7 13 (59.09%) Unity DI Container
8 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
8 9 (40.91%) Windows
9 8 (36.36%) SQL
9 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
10 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
10 6 (27.27%) CSS
10 6 (27.27%) BDD
10 6 (27.27%) Mentoring

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 5 (22.73%) IIS
2 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) RavenDB
3 2 (9.09%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 22 (100.00%) NUnit
2 17 (77.27%) Rhino Mocks
3 13 (59.09%) Moq
4 4 (18.18%) NSubstitute
5 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 2 (9.09%) JMeter
5 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
5 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
5 2 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (9.09%) Selenium
5 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 15 (68.18%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (90.91%) .NET
1 20 (90.91%) ASP.NET
2 19 (86.36%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (77.27%) WCF
4 13 (59.09%) Spring.NET
4 13 (59.09%) Castle Windsor
4 13 (59.09%) Ninject
4 13 (59.09%) Unity DI Container
5 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 4 (18.18%) WPF
6 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
6 4 (18.18%) WinForms
6 4 (18.18%) LINQ
6 4 (18.18%) jQuery
6 4 (18.18%) LINQ to SQL
6 4 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (13.64%) HTML
7 3 (13.64%) Web Services
8 2 (9.09%) Silverlight
8 2 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.55%) Social Network
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (86.36%) TDD
2 19 (86.36%) MVC
3 18 (81.82%) Scrum
4 14 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (59.09%) Kanban
5 13 (59.09%) Dependency Injection
5 13 (59.09%) Web Application Development
6 8 (36.36%) Unit Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
7 6 (27.27%) BDD
8 5 (22.73%) SOA
9 4 (18.18%) Workflow
9 4 (18.18%) MVVM
10 2 (9.09%) CQRS
10 2 (9.09%) OOP
10 2 (9.09%) Content Management
10 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
10 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 4 (18.18%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) VB
6 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.64%) MCTS
1 3 (13.64%) MCSD
1 3 (13.64%) VCP4
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) MCPD
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCAD
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Facebook
2 1 (4.55%) Twitter
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