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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 137 129 130
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 6 4 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.24% 0.19% 1.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.65% 1.06% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 29
Average salary £60,000 £41,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -17.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
363 378 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 14.63% 17.92% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 312 310 377
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 29 July 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
(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
Hitchin - 6 £60,000 - 1
MSTest
East of England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) NUnit
2 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (75.00%) RavenDB
3 6 (75.00%) CQRS
3 6 (75.00%) Neo4j
3 6 (75.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (75.00%) Mingle
3 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (75.00%) Silverlight
3 6 (75.00%) CentOS
3 6 (75.00%) TeamCity
3 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (75.00%) RESTful
3 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (75.00%) MCTS

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Mingle
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMS
1 1 (12.50%) SMPP
1 1 (12.50%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) RavenDB
2 6 (75.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
1 7 (87.50%) NUnit
2 6 (75.00%) TeamCity
2 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (75.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
3 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Senior Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Senior .NET Developer
3 6 (75.00%) Senior Programmer
3 6 (75.00%) .NET Programmer
3 6 (75.00%) Senior .NET Programmer
3 6 (75.00%) Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) Silverlight
3 6 (75.00%) RESTful
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) WPF
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
3 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
1 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
1 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) CQRS
2 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) XAML
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) MCSD
1 6 (75.00%) MCSE
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (75.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
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