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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 129 134 125
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 7 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.089% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.06% 0.76% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 3
Average salary £55,000 £34,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.58% +3.78%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
340 262 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.69% 11.65% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 278 215 226
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 28 August 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 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 12 (85.71%) .NET
3 11 (78.57%) Unit Testing
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (50.00%) Selenium
4 7 (50.00%) jQuery
4 7 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 7 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
4 7 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
4 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (50.00%) MVC
4 7 (50.00%) Web Services
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) C#
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) WinForms
4 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 7 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) Validation
7 3 (21.43%) VB.NET

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 7 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
2 7 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 7 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (7.14%) CruiseControl
General
1 3 (21.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
1 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Tester
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (50.00%) jQuery
2 7 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 7 (50.00%) Web Services
2 7 (50.00%) WinForms
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 7 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Unit Testing
2 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 7 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Validation
5 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
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