The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 54 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 5 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.01% - 0.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.94% - 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 5
Average salary £27,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.55% -3.43%
MSTest
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
72 97 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.60% 15.23% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 62 92 103
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

MSTest
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Merseyside

MSTest
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Liverpool - 5 £27,500 - 1
MSTest
North West

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) NUnit
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (83.33%) Moq
2 5 (83.33%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (83.33%) Ninject
2 5 (83.33%) Web Application Development
2 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (83.33%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (83.33%) WPF
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Kanban
2 5 (83.33%) Spring.NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (83.33%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (83.33%) MVVM
2 5 (83.33%) WinForms
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) OO

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) NUnit
1 6 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (83.33%) Moq
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Junior Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Junior .NET Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Graduate Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Graduate
2 5 (83.33%) Junior
2 5 (83.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) WinForms
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) WPF
2 5 (83.33%) Spring.NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (83.33%) Ninject
2 5 (83.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (83.33%) Inversion of Control
1 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Kanban
2 5 (83.33%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (83.33%) MVVM
2 5 (83.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
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