The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 136 145 145
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 1 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.047% 0.083% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.37% 0.63% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +21.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
MSTest
Berkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
272 317 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.88% 13.20% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 236 237 217
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) WinForms
3 3 (60.00%) SOA
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) ATDD
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (40.00%) SOLID

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (80.00%) C# Software Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) WinForms
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blog
1 2 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) ATDD
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) SOLID
3 2 (40.00%) Test-First Development
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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