The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 350 357 341
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 95 91 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.40% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.61% 2.62% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 93 91 92
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
MSTest
England

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

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3642 3474 2829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.52% 15.45% 13.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3162 2853 2457
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MSTest
Salary Trend in the South East

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

MSTest Salary Trend in the South East

MSTest
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

MSTest Salary Histogram in the South East

MSTest
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +41 23 £35,000 -26.31% 3
East Sussex +34 23 £45,000 - 1
Kent -8 22 £50,000 +33.33% 6
Surrey +2 6 £37,500 -21.05% 1
West Sussex -16 6 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Oxfordshire +2 5 £50,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -10 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Berkshire -4 4 £43,750 -2.77% 3
Middlesex - 1 - -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 190 (92.68%) C#
2 188 (91.71%) .NET
3 186 (90.73%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (90.73%) NUnit
4 177 (86.34%) SQL Server
5 167 (81.46%) Continuous Integration
6 165 (80.49%) TDD
6 165 (80.49%) Scrum
7 160 (78.05%) Moq
8 159 (77.56%) Dependency Injection
8 159 (77.56%) Inversion of Control
9 158 (77.07%) Unity DI Container
10 157 (76.59%) Rhino Mocks
10 157 (76.59%) Castle Windsor
10 157 (76.59%) Ninject
10 157 (76.59%) Kanban
10 157 (76.59%) Spring.NET
11 124 (60.49%) ASP.NET
12 120 (58.54%) MVC
13 116 (56.59%) MVVM
13 116 (56.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 116 (56.59%) WPF
14 107 (52.20%) Windows
15 102 (49.76%) Web Application Development
16 91 (44.39%) WinForms
17 78 (38.05%) WCF
18 51 (24.88%) Finance
18 51 (24.88%) Enterprise Software
19 47 (22.93%) Facebook
19 47 (22.93%) Twitter

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.95%) CMS
1 4 (1.95%) Umbraco
2 3 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (1.46%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Tridion
1 3 (1.46%) assyst
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.88%) Broadband
2 1 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (86.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 186 (90.73%) NUnit
2 160 (78.05%) Moq
3 157 (76.59%) Rhino Mocks
4 21 (10.24%) Selenium
5 17 (8.29%) WebDriver
6 16 (7.80%) SoapUI
6 16 (7.80%) HP UFT
6 16 (7.80%) JMeter
7 13 (6.34%) SpecFlow
7 13 (6.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (5.85%) Visual Studio
9 8 (3.90%) MSBuild
10 5 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.95%) Git (software)
11 4 (1.95%) T4 Templates
12 3 (1.46%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.46%) JIRA
13 2 (0.98%) JUnit
14 1 (0.49%) Jasmine
14 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (24.88%) Finance
2 12 (5.85%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.44%) Retail
4 4 (1.95%) Automotive
5 2 (0.98%) Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 192 (93.66%) Developer
2 170 (82.93%) .NET Developer
3 9 (4.39%) Senior Developer
4 6 (2.93%) C# Developer
5 5 (2.44%) Team Leader
5 5 (2.44%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (1.95%) .NET Team Leader
6 4 (1.95%) Test Engineer
6 4 (1.95%) Software Engineer
7 3 (1.46%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (1.46%) Release Engineer
7 3 (1.46%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (1.46%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (1.46%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (1.46%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (0.98%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (0.98%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (0.98%) Software Developer
9 1 (0.49%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (91.71%) .NET
2 158 (77.07%) Unity DI Container
3 157 (76.59%) Castle Windsor
3 157 (76.59%) Ninject
3 157 (76.59%) Spring.NET
4 124 (60.49%) ASP.NET
5 116 (56.59%) WPF
5 116 (56.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 91 (44.39%) WinForms
7 78 (38.05%) WCF
8 30 (14.63%) Razor View Engine
9 19 (9.27%) .NET Framework
10 15 (7.32%) Entity Framework
11 8 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (3.90%) Web Services
12 6 (2.93%) CSS
12 6 (2.93%) Ajax
12 6 (2.93%) HTML
12 6 (2.93%) LINQ
12 6 (2.93%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 159 (77.56%) Inversion of Control
2 51 (24.88%) Enterprise Software
3 47 (22.93%) Social Network
4 13 (6.34%) N-Tier
5 12 (5.85%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.95%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.46%) Tandem
9 2 (0.98%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.98%) Physics
10 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 107 (52.20%) Windows
2 2 (0.98%) Android
2 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.49%) Linux
3 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (90.73%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (81.46%) Continuous Integration
3 165 (80.49%) Scrum
3 165 (80.49%) TDD
4 159 (77.56%) Dependency Injection
5 157 (76.59%) Kanban
6 120 (58.54%) MVC
7 116 (56.59%) MVVM
8 102 (49.76%) Web Application Development
9 42 (20.49%) Unit Testing
10 28 (13.66%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (7.32%) Test Automation
11 15 (7.32%) Content Management
12 12 (5.85%) Test Scripting
13 11 (5.37%) OO
14 6 (2.93%) Manual Testing
15 5 (2.44%) Data Management
16 4 (1.95%) UML
16 4 (1.95%) Software Engineering
16 4 (1.95%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 190 (92.68%) C#
2 32 (15.61%) SQL
3 11 (5.37%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.90%) Java
5 7 (3.41%) VB
5 7 (3.41%) VB.NET
6 4 (1.95%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.98%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.49%) X++
8 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (5.85%) Degree
2 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.49%) ISEB
Vendors
1 47 (22.93%) Facebook
1 47 (22.93%) Twitter
2 39 (19.02%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.90%) Oracle
4 3 (1.46%) Remedy
4 3 (1.46%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.98%) JD Edwards
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