The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 46 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.50% - 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.13% - 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £35,250 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MSTest
Merseyside

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

Development Applications Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
39 52 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.80% 9.56% 13.96%
Number of salaries quoted 18 52 60
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

MSTest
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Liverpool

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Validation
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Replication
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) WinForms

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (16.67%) Moq
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) WinForms
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) WPF
1 1 (16.67%) Spring.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (16.67%) Ninject
1 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
1 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (16.67%) MVVM
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft