The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 58 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.24% 1.28% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.56% 5.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
MSTest
Leicestershire

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

Development Applications Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
39 100 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 9.31% 25.58% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 38 92 80
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

MSTest
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Leicester

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Kanban
2 5 (83.33%) Spring.NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (83.33%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (83.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (83.33%) Moq
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) NUnit
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) Razor View Engine
2 5 (83.33%) Web Application Development
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 5 (83.33%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (83.33%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (83.33%) Ninject
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) NUnit
1 5 (83.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (83.33%) Moq
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) Spring.NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (83.33%) Ninject
2 5 (83.33%) Razor View Engine
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 5 (83.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Kanban
2 5 (83.33%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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