The table below looks at the statistics 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 78 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -4
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 3 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.41% 0.48% 2.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.91% 3.92% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 13
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
MSTest
Northamptonshire

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

Development Applications Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
103 51 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 13.99% 12.29% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 94 48 55
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £43,750 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 October 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 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) NUnit
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (20.00%) ATDD
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Extreme Programming

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Developer
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) ATDD
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft