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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 49 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 2 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.52% - 2.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.35% - 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 8
Average salary £53,750 - £38,000
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 - £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 - £42,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
46 130 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 12.04% 22.69% 23.58%
Number of salaries quoted 46 99 71
Average salary £36,000 £38,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Leicester

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) LINQ
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) NUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (25.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) LINQ
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Spring.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (25.00%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle