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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 164 171 191
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +20
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 18 29 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.53% 0.77% 0.049%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.58% 4.20% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 2
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
699 690 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 20.74% 18.39% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 655 607 465
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 £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
Winchester +34 15 £35,000 -3.44% 1
Fareham -2 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Southampton -8 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 33 (100.00%) C#
1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (100.00%) NUnit
2 30 (90.91%) Unit Testing
2 30 (90.91%) Selenium
2 30 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 30 (90.91%) WebDriver
3 29 (87.88%) Windows
4 28 (84.85%) SQL
4 28 (84.85%) Client/Server
4 28 (84.85%) N-Tier
4 28 (84.85%) HP UFT
4 28 (84.85%) JMeter
4 28 (84.85%) SoapUI
4 28 (84.85%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 27 (81.82%) SpecFlow
5 27 (81.82%) CMS
5 27 (81.82%) Content Management
6 26 (78.79%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (12.12%) OO
8 3 (9.09%) OOD
8 3 (9.09%) .NET
8 3 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 3 (9.09%) SOLID
8 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.09%) Process Improvement
9 2 (6.06%) Castle Windsor
9 2 (6.06%) Ninject
9 2 (6.06%) Unity DI Container

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 27 (81.82%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 33 (100.00%) NUnit
2 30 (90.91%) Selenium
2 30 (90.91%) WebDriver
3 28 (84.85%) HP UFT
3 28 (84.85%) JMeter
3 28 (84.85%) SoapUI
4 27 (81.82%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.06%) Moq
5 2 (6.06%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.03%) NMock
6 1 (3.03%) NSubstitute
6 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.03%) Legal
1 1 (3.03%) Publishing
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Developer
2 25 (75.76%) Test Automation Developer
3 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Development Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Database Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Delphi Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Junior
5 1 (3.03%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Junior C# Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Junior Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.03%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (6.06%) Ninject
2 2 (6.06%) Spring.NET
2 2 (6.06%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) WinForms
2 2 (6.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (84.85%) Client/Server
1 28 (84.85%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.06%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 30 (90.91%) Unit Testing
3 28 (84.85%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 27 (81.82%) Content Management
5 26 (78.79%) Test Scripting
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (12.12%) OO
7 3 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.09%) OOD
7 3 (9.09%) Process Improvement
7 3 (9.09%) SOLID
8 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.06%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (6.06%) Kanban
8 2 (6.06%) MVVM
8 2 (6.06%) Scrum
8 2 (6.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (84.85%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) C++
3 1 (3.03%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) ISEB
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago