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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 53 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 1 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.25% 0.86% 1.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.96% 8.70% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 5
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
51 46 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 12.56% 9.91% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 45 42 84
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,150 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 28 August 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Moq
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Moq
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft