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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 86 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 4 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.37% 0.090% 1.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.03% 0.63% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 13
Average salary £44,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.19% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
132 159 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.30% 14.25% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 120 124 222
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) NUnit
1 13 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (69.23%) Kanban
2 9 (69.23%) WCF
2 9 (69.23%) WPF
2 9 (69.23%) Retail
2 9 (69.23%) WinForms
2 9 (69.23%) Tandem
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
2 9 (69.23%) MVC
2 9 (69.23%) Scrum
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) VB
2 9 (69.23%) VB.NET
2 9 (69.23%) Spring.NET
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (69.23%) Dependency Injection
2 9 (69.23%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (69.23%) MVVM
2 9 (69.23%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (69.23%) Moq
2 9 (69.23%) Castle Windsor
2 9 (69.23%) Ninject
2 9 (69.23%) Web Application Development
2 9 (69.23%) Unity DI Container
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) NUnit
2 9 (69.23%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (69.23%) Moq
3 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 4 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (30.77%) JUnit
General
1 9 (69.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
2 9 (69.23%) WinForms
2 9 (69.23%) WCF
2 9 (69.23%) WPF
2 9 (69.23%) Spring.NET
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (69.23%) Castle Windsor
2 9 (69.23%) Ninject
2 9 (69.23%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Tandem
1 9 (69.23%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 4 (30.77%) Physics
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Android
2 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (69.23%) Kanban
2 9 (69.23%) Dependency Injection
2 9 (69.23%) MVVM
2 9 (69.23%) Web Application Development
2 9 (69.23%) MVC
2 9 (69.23%) Scrum
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 4 (30.77%) UML
3 4 (30.77%) OO
3 4 (30.77%) Android Development
3 4 (30.77%) iOS Development
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) VB
1 9 (69.23%) VB.NET
2 4 (30.77%) Objective-C
2 4 (30.77%) C
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree