The first table below looks at the demand for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 175 166 174
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 14 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.34% 0.53% 0.026%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.27% 3.74% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 1
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
618 589 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.11% 14.12% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 527 523 498
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
MSTest
North West

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MSTest
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Manchester

MSTest
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 4 £25,000 - 1
MSTest
North West

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) NUnit
2 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
3 12 (70.59%) OO
3 12 (70.59%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
5 7 (41.18%) WCF
6 6 (35.29%) WPF
6 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (29.41%) MVVM
7 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
7 5 (29.41%) TDD
8 4 (23.53%) MCTS
8 4 (23.53%) MVC
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) Scrum
8 4 (23.53%) WinForms
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (23.53%) MCP
8 4 (23.53%) MCAD
8 4 (23.53%) MCSD
8 4 (23.53%) Windows
8 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
8 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
8 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (23.53%) Unity DI Container
8 4 (23.53%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (23.53%) Moq

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) NUnit
2 4 (23.53%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (23.53%) Moq
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (94.12%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Junior Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Junior .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Junior
3 4 (23.53%) Graduate
3 4 (23.53%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
3 7 (41.18%) WCF
4 6 (35.29%) WPF
5 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
6 4 (23.53%) WinForms
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (23.53%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (23.53%) Castle Windsor
6 4 (23.53%) Ninject
6 4 (23.53%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (23.53%) Spring.NET
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (11.76%) WF
7 2 (11.76%) LINQ
8 1 (5.88%) jQuery
8 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
8 1 (5.88%) HTML5
8 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (23.53%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) OO
2 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (29.41%) MVVM
3 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
4 4 (23.53%) Kanban
4 4 (23.53%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) MCTS
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (23.53%) MCP
1 4 (23.53%) MCAD
1 4 (23.53%) MCSD
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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