The first table below looks at the demand for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 25 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 134 132 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.17% 0.18% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.15% 1.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Development Applications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
349 241 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.81% 10.64% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 283 197 249
Average salary £40,500 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
MSTest
Berkshire

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MSTest
Salary Trend in Reading

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Reading

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (66.67%) Selenium
4 8 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 8 (66.67%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) jQuery
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) Validation
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) WinForms
5 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (33.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (25.00%) Automotive

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 8 (66.67%) Selenium IDE
3 4 (33.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
General
1 3 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Tester
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) WinForms
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) Validation
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
Reading
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 25 days ago