The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 74 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 3 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.39% 1.44% 2.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.29% 10.00% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 13
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MSTest
East Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
131 100 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 16.82% 14.43% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 117 95 109
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

MSTest
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Kettering - 3 £40,000 -
MSTest
East Midlands

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) NUnit
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (62.50%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (62.50%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (62.50%) Moq
2 5 (62.50%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (62.50%) Ninject
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) WCF
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Kanban
2 5 (62.50%) Spring.NET
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Web Application Development
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) NUnit
2 5 (62.50%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (62.50%) Moq
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (62.50%) Ninject
2 5 (62.50%) WCF
2 5 (62.50%) Spring.NET
2 5 (62.50%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (12.50%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Kanban
2 5 (62.50%) Web Application Development
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Facebook
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter