The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - 53 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 1.12% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 5.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
MSTest
South West

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

Development Applications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
140 105 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 18.59% 19.52% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 120 96 84
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,827 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

MSTest
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Somerset

MSTest
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA