The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 68 75 63
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 13 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.65% 0.14% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.63% 1.02% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 7
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MSTest
England

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

Development Applications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
196 98 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 24.81% 13.48% 13.63%
Number of salaries quoted 168 91 97
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £37,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

MSTest
Salary Trend in the North East

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

MSTest Salary Trend in the North East

MSTest
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the North East region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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
Durham - 12 £40,000 - 1
Northumberland - 1 - - 1
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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%) C#
2 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (93.75%) TDD
2 15 (93.75%) NUnit
2 15 (93.75%) Moq
3 12 (75.00%) Finance
3 12 (75.00%) Scrum
3 12 (75.00%) WinForms
3 12 (75.00%) WPF
3 12 (75.00%) Social Network
3 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (75.00%) Kanban
3 12 (75.00%) Spring.NET
3 12 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
3 12 (75.00%) Inversion of Control
3 12 (75.00%) MVVM
3 12 (75.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 12 (75.00%) Castle Windsor
3 12 (75.00%) Ninject
3 12 (75.00%) Facebook
3 12 (75.00%) Twitter
3 12 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (75.00%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) NUnit
1 15 (93.75%) Moq
2 12 (75.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) Firebug
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 14 (87.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) Castle Windsor
2 12 (75.00%) Ninject
2 12 (75.00%) Unity DI Container
2 12 (75.00%) WinForms
2 12 (75.00%) WPF
2 12 (75.00%) Spring.NET
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (6.25%) DOM
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Social Network
1 12 (75.00%) Inversion of Control
1 12 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (93.75%) TDD
2 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (75.00%) Kanban
2 12 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
2 12 (75.00%) MVVM
2 12 (75.00%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) OOD
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) VB
2 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Facebook
1 12 (75.00%) Twitter
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
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