The first table below looks at the demand for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 69 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.32% 0.58% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.15% 4.17% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Development Applications Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
93 48 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 14.83% 13.87% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 92 46 51
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,900 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
MSTest
Northamptonshire

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

MSTest
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Northampton

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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%) C#
2 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) MVC
2 12 (92.31%) Scrum
2 12 (92.31%) TDD
2 12 (92.31%) NUnit
2 12 (92.31%) Kanban
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 11 (84.62%) Unity DI Container
3 11 (84.62%) Razor View Engine
3 11 (84.62%) WCF
3 11 (84.62%) WPF
3 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (84.62%) Castle Windsor
3 11 (84.62%) Ninject
3 11 (84.62%) Web Application Development
3 11 (84.62%) Dependency Injection
3 11 (84.62%) Inversion of Control
3 11 (84.62%) MVVM
3 11 (84.62%) Rhino Mocks
3 11 (84.62%) Moq
3 11 (84.62%) Spring.NET
3 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 11 (84.62%) WinForms
3 11 (84.62%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) OOD

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) NUnit
2 11 (84.62%) Rhino Mocks
2 11 (84.62%) Moq
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
3 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
1 12 (92.31%) .NET Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
1 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET
1 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET MVC
1 12 (92.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 11 (84.62%) Unity DI Container
2 11 (84.62%) Razor View Engine
2 11 (84.62%) Castle Windsor
2 11 (84.62%) Ninject
2 11 (84.62%) WinForms
2 11 (84.62%) WCF
2 11 (84.62%) WPF
2 11 (84.62%) Spring.NET
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) MVC
1 12 (92.31%) Scrum
1 12 (92.31%) TDD
1 12 (92.31%) Kanban
2 11 (84.62%) Dependency Injection
2 11 (84.62%) MVVM
2 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (84.62%) Web Application Development
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) ATDD
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (7.69%) OOP
3 1 (7.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft