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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 143 138 131
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 14 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.58% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.32% 1.69% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 4
Average salary £31,000 £60,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.33% +45.45%
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
422 355 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 17.52% 14.35% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 365 305 314
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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 31 July 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
Letchworth - 8 £31,000 -
Watford - 6 £37,500 -
MSTest
East of England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 22 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 22 (100.00%) C#
1 22 (100.00%) MVC
1 22 (100.00%) Scrum
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (100.00%) TDD
1 22 (100.00%) NUnit
1 22 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 22 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (54.55%) Dependency Injection
2 12 (54.55%) Inversion of Control
2 12 (54.55%) MVVM
2 12 (54.55%) Rhino Mocks
2 12 (54.55%) Moq
2 12 (54.55%) Castle Windsor
2 12 (54.55%) Ninject
2 12 (54.55%) Razor View Engine
2 12 (54.55%) Web Application Development
2 12 (54.55%) Unity DI Container
2 12 (54.55%) Kanban
2 12 (54.55%) Spring.NET
2 12 (54.55%) WCF
2 12 (54.55%) WPF
2 12 (54.55%) WinForms
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 10 (45.45%) SQL

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (100.00%) NUnit
2 12 (54.55%) Rhino Mocks
2 12 (54.55%) Moq
3 10 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
1 22 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 10 (45.45%) C# Developer
2 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Junior Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Junior
2 10 (45.45%) Junior C# Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Junior .NET Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
2 10 (45.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 10 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Junior C# .NET Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Junior .NET Web Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Junior Web Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Web Developer
3 8 (36.36%) .NET Web Developer
3 8 (36.36%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 22 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (54.55%) Castle Windsor
2 12 (54.55%) Ninject
2 12 (54.55%) Razor View Engine
2 12 (54.55%) WinForms
2 12 (54.55%) WCF
2 12 (54.55%) WPF
2 12 (54.55%) Spring.NET
2 12 (54.55%) Unity DI Container
3 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (45.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) MVC
1 22 (100.00%) Scrum
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (100.00%) TDD
1 22 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (54.55%) Kanban
2 12 (54.55%) Dependency Injection
2 12 (54.55%) MVVM
2 12 (54.55%) Web Application Development
3 10 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft