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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 93 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 3 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.26% 2.08% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.67% 11.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 0
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
180 160 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 15.75% 17.54% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 164 152 118
Average salary £41,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft