The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.97% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.19% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £25,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
MSTest
Tyne and Wear

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

Development Applications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
108 76 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 19.35% 16.07% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 87 75 40
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £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 Newcastle upon Tyne

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

MSTest
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (93.75%) Scrum
3 14 (87.50%) C#
3 14 (87.50%) .NET
3 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 14 (87.50%) TDD
4 13 (81.25%) NUnit
4 13 (81.25%) WPF
4 13 (81.25%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (81.25%) Kanban
4 13 (81.25%) MVC
4 13 (81.25%) WinForms
4 13 (81.25%) Windows
4 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (81.25%) Dependency Injection
4 13 (81.25%) Inversion of Control
4 13 (81.25%) MVVM
4 13 (81.25%) Rhino Mocks
4 13 (81.25%) Moq
4 13 (81.25%) Castle Windsor
4 13 (81.25%) Ninject
4 13 (81.25%) Spring.NET
4 13 (81.25%) Web Application Development
4 13 (81.25%) Unity DI Container
5 11 (68.75%) WCF
5 11 (68.75%) .NET Framework
6 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
6 10 (62.50%) Internet
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) NUnit
1 13 (81.25%) Rhino Mocks
1 13 (81.25%) Moq
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
1 14 (87.50%) .NET Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Junior
2 11 (68.75%) Graduate
2 11 (68.75%) Graduate .NET Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Junior Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Junior .NET Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
1 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 13 (81.25%) WPF
2 13 (81.25%) WinForms
2 13 (81.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 13 (81.25%) Castle Windsor
2 13 (81.25%) Ninject
2 13 (81.25%) Spring.NET
2 13 (81.25%) Unity DI Container
3 11 (68.75%) WCF
3 11 (68.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Social Network
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (93.75%) Scrum
3 14 (87.50%) TDD
4 13 (81.25%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (81.25%) Kanban
4 13 (81.25%) MVC
4 13 (81.25%) Dependency Injection
4 13 (81.25%) MVVM
4 13 (81.25%) Web Application Development
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) VB
2 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Facebook
1 3 (18.75%) Twitter
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