The first table below looks at the demand for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 142 146 141
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 2 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.080% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.55% 2.45% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 9
Average salary £47,000 £35,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.28% -15.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
362 408 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.57% 15.38% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 280 339 433
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% -12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,279
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
MSTest
East of England

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

MSTest
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
St Albans - 1 £47,000 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
MSTest
East of England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 21 (95.45%) SQL Server
2 21 (95.45%) Visual Studio
2 21 (95.45%) Web Services
2 21 (95.45%) MVC
2 21 (95.45%) NUnit
2 21 (95.45%) Unit Testing
2 21 (95.45%) KnockoutJS
3 20 (90.91%) RabbitMQ
3 20 (90.91%) Mingle
3 20 (90.91%) CQRS
3 20 (90.91%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (90.91%) SaaS
3 20 (90.91%) BDD
3 20 (90.91%) Node.js
3 20 (90.91%) Neo4j
3 20 (90.91%) TDD
3 20 (90.91%) PowerShell
3 20 (90.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (90.91%) CentOS
3 20 (90.91%) TeamCity
3 20 (90.91%) Git (software)
3 20 (90.91%) RESTful
3 20 (90.91%) Silverlight
3 20 (90.91%) Linux
3 20 (90.91%) CSS
3 20 (90.91%) HTML
4 19 (86.36%) OO

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 20 (90.91%) Node.js
Applications
1 20 (90.91%) Mingle
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (90.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) NFC
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
1 1 (4.55%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (95.45%) SQL Server
2 20 (90.91%) Neo4j
2 20 (90.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (45.45%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 21 (95.45%) Visual Studio
1 21 (95.45%) NUnit
2 20 (90.91%) TeamCity
2 20 (90.91%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) Senior Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 4 (18.18%) Development Team Leader
3 4 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 21 (95.45%) Web Services
2 21 (95.45%) KnockoutJS
3 20 (90.91%) RabbitMQ
3 20 (90.91%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (90.91%) RESTful
3 20 (90.91%) Silverlight
3 20 (90.91%) CSS
3 20 (90.91%) HTML
4 19 (86.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 10 (45.45%) CSS3
5 10 (45.45%) HTML5
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.55%) WCF
6 1 (4.55%) WPF
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) CentOS
1 20 (90.91%) Linux
2 17 (77.27%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
3 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) MVC
1 21 (95.45%) Unit Testing
2 20 (90.91%) CQRS
2 20 (90.91%) BDD
2 20 (90.91%) TDD
3 19 (86.36%) OO
3 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (68.18%) UML
4 15 (68.18%) System Testing
5 9 (40.91%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (22.73%) Product Management
6 5 (22.73%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (90.91%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Degree
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (50.00%) MCSD
2 11 (50.00%) MCSE
2 11 (50.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft