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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 173 - 174
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 10 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.25% - 0.026%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.67% - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 1
Average salary £39,500 - £32,500
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
598 594 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.91% 14.65% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 492 513 512
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 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 1 August 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 - 10 £39,500 -
MSTest
North West

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
1 19 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 17 (89.47%) NUnit
2 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 17 (89.47%) OO
2 17 (89.47%) MS Excel
3 12 (63.16%) Finance
3 12 (63.16%) TDD
3 12 (63.16%) .NET Framework
3 12 (63.16%) WCF
3 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (52.63%) Billing
4 10 (52.63%) Software Testing
4 10 (52.63%) Internet
4 10 (52.63%) OOD
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) UML
4 10 (52.63%) CSS
4 10 (52.63%) SOAP
4 10 (52.63%) Web Services
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
4 10 (52.63%) HTML
4 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 10 (52.63%) BDD
4 10 (52.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 10 (52.63%) LINQ to SQL
4 10 (52.63%) SpecFlow
4 10 (52.63%) REST
4 10 (52.63%) Test Strategy

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (89.47%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (89.47%) NUnit
2 10 (52.63%) SpecFlow
2 10 (52.63%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (10.53%) Moq
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 10 (52.63%) Billing
2 10 (52.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) .NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Systems Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Graduate
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior
5 2 (10.53%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
1 19 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (63.16%) .NET Framework
2 12 (63.16%) WCF
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (52.63%) CSS
3 10 (52.63%) SOAP
3 10 (52.63%) Web Services
3 10 (52.63%) HTML
3 10 (52.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 10 (52.63%) LINQ to SQL
3 10 (52.63%) REST
3 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (52.63%) LINQ
4 2 (10.53%) WinForms
4 2 (10.53%) Spring.NET
4 2 (10.53%) WPF
4 2 (10.53%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (10.53%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.53%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) OO
2 12 (63.16%) TDD
3 10 (52.63%) Software Testing
3 10 (52.63%) OOD
3 10 (52.63%) UML
3 10 (52.63%) BDD
3 10 (52.63%) Test Strategy
3 10 (52.63%) Refactoring
3 10 (52.63%) Pair Programming
3 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) Time Management
3 10 (52.63%) OWASP
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Kanban
4 2 (10.53%) Web Application Development
4 2 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (10.53%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (89.47%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) MCP
1 4 (21.05%) MCSD
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCAD
2 2 (10.53%) MCTS
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
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