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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 334 379 360
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -19
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 120 74 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.31% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.25% 2.08% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 120 74 95
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
3691 3553 3079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.14% 14.83% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3120 2991 2630
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Kent +42 35 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Hampshire +28 27 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Surrey +15 21 £47,500 +46.15% 1
East Sussex - 13 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire -10 10 £42,500 +13.33% 3
West Sussex +15 8 £35,000 +16.66%
Oxfordshire +11 6 £48,750 +2.63%
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 213 (93.42%) C#
2 211 (92.54%) .NET
3 206 (90.35%) NUnit
4 203 (89.04%) Agile Software Development
5 191 (83.77%) SQL Server
6 189 (82.89%) Continuous Integration
7 183 (80.26%) TDD
8 178 (78.07%) Scrum
9 175 (76.75%) Rhino Mocks
10 174 (76.32%) Moq
10 174 (76.32%) Inversion of Control
11 173 (75.88%) Dependency Injection
11 173 (75.88%) Unity DI Container
12 172 (75.44%) Castle Windsor
12 172 (75.44%) Ninject
12 172 (75.44%) Kanban
12 172 (75.44%) Spring.NET
13 161 (70.61%) MVC
14 158 (69.30%) ASP.NET
15 151 (66.23%) ASP.NET MVC
16 134 (58.77%) Web Application Development
16 134 (58.77%) Windows
17 127 (55.70%) MVVM
17 127 (55.70%) WPF
18 104 (45.61%) WCF
18 104 (45.61%) WinForms
19 70 (30.70%) Microsoft
20 49 (21.49%) Finance
21 36 (15.79%) Social Network
21 36 (15.79%) Facebook

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (7.02%) IIS
2 12 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.39%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (3.51%) Umbraco
4 8 (3.51%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (3.51%) CMS
5 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.32%) Mingle
3 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.88%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (3.51%) Tridion
1 8 (3.51%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.28%) Internet
2 12 (5.26%) Broadband
3 7 (3.07%) HTTP
4 4 (1.75%) DNS
4 4 (1.75%) LAN
4 4 (1.75%) WAN
5 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (83.77%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.32%) RavenDB
4 3 (1.32%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 206 (90.35%) NUnit
2 175 (76.75%) Rhino Mocks
3 174 (76.32%) Moq
4 31 (13.60%) Visual Studio
5 23 (10.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (7.46%) MSBuild
7 12 (5.26%) NuGet
7 12 (5.26%) Ranorex
7 12 (5.26%) WiX
8 6 (2.63%) Selenium
9 5 (2.19%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.75%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.75%) JIRA
10 4 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.75%) JUnit
10 4 (1.75%) Bugzilla
10 4 (1.75%) WinRunner
10 4 (1.75%) TestDirector
10 4 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (1.75%) LoadRunner
General
1 49 (21.49%) Finance
2 12 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.75%) Retail
4 3 (1.32%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 198 (86.84%) Developer
2 183 (80.26%) .NET Developer
3 16 (7.02%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 16 (7.02%) Junior Developer
3 16 (7.02%) Junior .NET Developer
3 16 (7.02%) Graduate Developer
3 16 (7.02%) Graduate
3 16 (7.02%) Junior
4 8 (3.51%) Build Engineer
5 7 (3.07%) Automation Engineer
5 7 (3.07%) Software Developer
5 7 (3.07%) Lead Developer
5 7 (3.07%) C# Developer
6 5 (2.19%) Configuration Engineer
6 5 (2.19%) Release Engineer
6 5 (2.19%) Senior Developer
6 5 (2.19%) Software Engineer
7 4 (1.75%) Analyst
7 4 (1.75%) Test Analyst
7 4 (1.75%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (92.54%) .NET
2 173 (75.88%) Unity DI Container
3 172 (75.44%) Spring.NET
3 172 (75.44%) Castle Windsor
3 172 (75.44%) Ninject
4 158 (69.30%) ASP.NET
5 151 (66.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 127 (55.70%) WPF
7 104 (45.61%) WCF
7 104 (45.61%) WinForms
8 34 (14.91%) Razor View Engine
9 29 (12.72%) CSS
10 27 (11.84%) HTML
11 26 (11.40%) .NET Framework
12 15 (6.58%) Web Services
13 12 (5.26%) X-Windows
14 9 (3.95%) jQuery
15 8 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (3.07%) LINQ
17 4 (1.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 174 (76.32%) Inversion of Control
2 36 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 36 (15.79%) Social Network
3 20 (8.77%) Computer Science
4 15 (6.58%) Management Information System
5 12 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.75%) Tandem
6 4 (1.75%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.75%) Physics
6 4 (1.75%) Open Source
7 2 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.88%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 134 (58.77%) Windows
2 13 (5.70%) Windows 7
3 12 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 8 (3.51%) Linux
5 5 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.75%) Android
7 3 (1.32%) CentOS
8 1 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (89.04%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (82.89%) Continuous Integration
3 183 (80.26%) TDD
4 178 (78.07%) Scrum
5 173 (75.88%) Dependency Injection
6 172 (75.44%) Kanban
7 161 (70.61%) MVC
8 134 (58.77%) Web Application Development
9 127 (55.70%) MVVM
10 33 (14.47%) Unit Testing
11 26 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (8.77%) DevOps
13 15 (6.58%) Workflow
14 12 (5.26%) Project Management
14 12 (5.26%) OO
15 10 (4.39%) Content Management
16 9 (3.95%) Software Engineering
17 8 (3.51%) ITIL
17 8 (3.51%) Mentoring
18 7 (3.07%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 213 (93.42%) C#
2 28 (12.28%) SQL
3 24 (10.53%) VB.NET
4 23 (10.09%) JavaScript
5 22 (9.65%) VB
6 19 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.95%) Java
8 5 (2.19%) C
8 5 (2.19%) C++
9 4 (1.75%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.88%) XQuery
10 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (3.95%) Degree
2 8 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (2.19%) ISEB
4 5 (2.19%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.19%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.75%) MCTS
5 4 (1.75%) MCP
5 4 (1.75%) MCSD
6 3 (1.32%) MCSE
7 1 (0.44%) MCAD
7 1 (0.44%) MCPD
7 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (5.26%) SCVMM
2 4 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 70 (30.70%) Microsoft
2 36 (15.79%) Facebook
2 36 (15.79%) Twitter
3 17 (7.46%) Oracle
4 8 (3.51%) Remedy
4 8 (3.51%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.88%) TOWER Software
5 2 (0.88%) Adobe
6 1 (0.44%) IBM
6 1 (0.44%) Fujitsu
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum excellent employee benefit package
Posted: Yesterday
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Greywood Associates Limited
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Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
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Salary: £55k - 65k per year + + 10% bonus + pensions + medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
@ITS
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40,000 - £55,000 + beneifts
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Ashford, Kent
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Godalming, Surrey
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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