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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 180 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 9 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.50% - -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Average salary £39,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
600 589 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.00% 14.33% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 495 515 483
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 9 £39,500 -
MSTest
North West

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 18 (90.00%) NUnit
3 17 (85.00%) SQL
3 17 (85.00%) OO
3 17 (85.00%) MS Excel
4 12 (60.00%) TDD
4 12 (60.00%) Finance
4 12 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 12 (60.00%) WCF
4 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (45.00%) BDD
5 9 (45.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 9 (45.00%) LINQ to SQL
5 9 (45.00%) OWASP
5 9 (45.00%) REST
5 9 (45.00%) Test Strategy
5 9 (45.00%) SpecFlow
5 9 (45.00%) LINQ
5 9 (45.00%) Time Management
5 9 (45.00%) Refactoring
5 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (45.00%) Marketing
5 9 (45.00%) Billing
5 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
5 9 (45.00%) Internet
5 9 (45.00%) Pair Programming
5 9 (45.00%) OOD
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 17 (85.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (90.00%) NUnit
2 9 (45.00%) Selenium
2 9 (45.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (15.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (15.00%) Moq
4 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Billing
2 9 (45.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Systems Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Junior Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Graduate
5 3 (15.00%) Junior .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Junior
6 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Systems Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 12 (60.00%) WCF
2 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (45.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 9 (45.00%) LINQ to SQL
3 9 (45.00%) REST
3 9 (45.00%) LINQ
3 9 (45.00%) CSS
3 9 (45.00%) SOAP
3 9 (45.00%) Web Services
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (15.00%) WinForms
4 3 (15.00%) Spring.NET
4 3 (15.00%) WPF
4 3 (15.00%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (15.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.00%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) OO
2 12 (60.00%) TDD
3 9 (45.00%) Pair Programming
3 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Refactoring
3 9 (45.00%) OOD
3 9 (45.00%) UML
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Time Management
3 9 (45.00%) OWASP
3 9 (45.00%) BDD
3 9 (45.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (15.00%) MVVM
4 3 (15.00%) Kanban
4 3 (15.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (85.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) MCP
1 5 (25.00%) MCSD
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) MCTS
2 3 (15.00%) MCAD
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
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