The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - - 44
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 3.04%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 12
Average salary - - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
MSTest
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
61 70 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.18% 12.89% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 48 57 83
Average salary £32,500 £36,041 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.82% +10.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Lancashire