The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - - 24
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - - 0.93%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
MSTest
Lancashire

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

Development Applications Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
20 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 13.25% 20.17% 21.30%
Number of salaries quoted 16 22 22
Average salary £37,000 £36,041 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +20.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Preston