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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - - 52
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 1.95%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
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
70 119 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.23% 21.17% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 61 101 79
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

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

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (100.00%) Moq
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 3 (100.00%) Ninject

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (100.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 3 (100.00%) Ninject
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 3 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft