The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 67 92 92
Rank change year-on-year
+25 0
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 28 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.68% 0.38% 0.091%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.34% 3.33% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 28 4 1
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -16.19%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
MSTest
Buckinghamshire

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

Development Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
247 120 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.61% 11.44% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 237 110 114
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

MSTest
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 64 (100.00%) NUnit
1 64 (100.00%) MVVM
2 62 (96.88%) C#
3 55 (85.94%) WPF
4 39 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (60.94%) .NET
5 38 (59.38%) Unit Testing
6 35 (54.69%) WCF
7 33 (51.56%) Functional Testing
8 27 (42.19%) Rhino Mocks
8 27 (42.19%) Moq
9 26 (40.63%) Scrum
10 24 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (32.81%) Dependency Injection
11 21 (32.81%) Inversion of Control
11 21 (32.81%) Castle Windsor
11 21 (32.81%) Ninject
11 21 (32.81%) Facebook
11 21 (32.81%) Twitter
11 21 (32.81%) SQL Server 2014
11 21 (32.81%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (32.81%) Unity DI Container
11 21 (32.81%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (32.81%) Kanban
11 21 (32.81%) Spring.NET
11 21 (32.81%) Social Network
11 21 (32.81%) Finance
11 21 (32.81%) WinForms
11 21 (32.81%) TDD

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (32.81%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 64 (100.00%) NUnit
2 27 (42.19%) Moq
2 27 (42.19%) Rhino Mocks
3 24 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (32.81%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (100.00%) Developer
2 55 (85.94%) C# Developer
3 32 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 30 (46.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (42.19%) WPF Developer
6 25 (39.06%) C# WPF Developer
7 17 (26.56%) Senior Developer
8 15 (23.44%) WCF Developer
9 13 (20.31%) C# WCF Developer
9 13 (20.31%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (14.06%) Software Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (4.69%) SQL Developer
12 2 (3.13%) .NET Software Developer
12 2 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
12 2 (3.13%) Junior
12 2 (3.13%) Junior C# .NET Developer
12 2 (3.13%) Junior C# Developer
12 2 (3.13%) Junior Developer
12 2 (3.13%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (85.94%) WPF
2 39 (60.94%) .NET
3 35 (54.69%) WCF
4 21 (32.81%) Castle Windsor
4 21 (32.81%) Ninject
4 21 (32.81%) Spring.NET
4 21 (32.81%) Unity DI Container
4 21 (32.81%) WinForms
5 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.81%) Enterprise Software
1 21 (32.81%) Inversion of Control
1 21 (32.81%) Social Network
2 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) MVVM
2 39 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (59.38%) Unit Testing
4 33 (51.56%) Functional Testing
5 26 (40.63%) Scrum
6 21 (32.81%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (32.81%) Dependency Injection
6 21 (32.81%) Kanban
6 21 (32.81%) TDD
7 2 (3.13%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.13%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.13%) Code Coverage
7 2 (3.13%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.13%) Information Security
7 2 (3.13%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.13%) Web Development
8 1 (1.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 62 (96.88%) C#
2 3 (4.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) MCAD
2 2 (3.13%) MCP
2 2 (3.13%) MCSD
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Facebook
1 21 (32.81%) Twitter
2 13 (20.31%) Microsoft