The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 144 146 142
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 9 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.39% 0.080% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.49% 0.56% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 10
Average salary £37,500 £47,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.21% +34.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MSTest
East of England

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

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
361 355 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.58% 14.16% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 294 285 319
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 1 May 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
Watford - 7 £37,500 - 1
Letchworth - 2 £29,500 - 1
MSTest
East of England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
1 14 (100.00%) NUnit
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) TDD
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) Scrum
4 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (50.00%) Kanban
5 7 (50.00%) Spring.NET
5 7 (50.00%) WCF
5 7 (50.00%) WPF
5 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (50.00%) WinForms
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
5 7 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (50.00%) MVVM
5 7 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (50.00%) Moq
5 7 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
5 7 (50.00%) Ninject
5 7 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
5 7 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 7 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
6 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Mingle
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Neo4j
2 4 (28.57%) RavenDB
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) NUnit
2 7 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (50.00%) Moq
3 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 4 (28.57%) TeamCity
3 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 4 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Junior Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Junior
4 4 (28.57%) Programmer
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Programmer
5 3 (21.43%) Software Programmer
5 3 (21.43%) Graduate Programmer
5 3 (21.43%) Junior Programmer
5 3 (21.43%) Junior Software Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Graduate
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
6 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 2 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Junior Software Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Junior .NET Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Junior C# Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (50.00%) Spring.NET
2 7 (50.00%) WCF
2 7 (50.00%) WPF
2 7 (50.00%) WinForms
2 7 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 7 (50.00%) Ninject
2 7 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 7 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) RESTful
4 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 3 (21.43%) CSS3
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) CentOS
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) TDD
3 9 (64.29%) Scrum
3 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (50.00%) Kanban
4 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
4 7 (50.00%) MVVM
4 7 (50.00%) Web Application Development
5 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
6 4 (28.57%) CQRS
6 4 (28.57%) BDD
7 3 (21.43%) Web Development
7 3 (21.43%) OO
8 1 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) MCTS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago