The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 383 333 365
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +32
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 63 103 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.47% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.83% 3.62% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 63 101 74
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3446 2846 3364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.23% 12.94% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2912 2438 2984
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
MSTest
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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
Berkshire +9 22 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Kent -2 15 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Oxfordshire +14 10 £48,750 - 2
West Sussex -4 6 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Hampshire -13 5 £30,000 +20.00%
Surrey -17 4 £48,750 +30.00% 3
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 122 (93.85%) .NET
2 118 (90.77%) C#
3 113 (86.92%) SQL Server
4 106 (81.54%) NUnit
5 105 (80.77%) ASP.NET
6 104 (80.00%) Scrum
7 99 (76.15%) Moq
8 98 (75.38%) MVC
9 97 (74.62%) TDD
9 97 (74.62%) Unity DI Container
10 96 (73.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 96 (73.85%) Inversion of Control
10 96 (73.85%) Castle Windsor
11 95 (73.08%) Rhino Mocks
11 95 (73.08%) Dependency Injection
11 95 (73.08%) Continuous Integration
11 95 (73.08%) Windows
12 93 (71.54%) Kanban
13 91 (70.00%) Spring.NET
13 91 (70.00%) Ninject
14 89 (68.46%) WinForms
15 88 (67.69%) WPF
16 85 (65.38%) MVVM
17 73 (56.15%) WCF
18 68 (52.31%) Web Application Development
19 58 (44.62%) Razor View Engine
19 58 (44.62%) Microsoft
20 53 (40.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 30 (23.08%) SQL
22 23 (17.69%) Finance

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 5 (3.85%) IIS
2 3 (2.31%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.77%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.77%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.31%) Internet
1 3 (2.31%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (86.92%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.54%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 106 (81.54%) NUnit
2 99 (76.15%) Moq
3 95 (73.08%) Rhino Mocks
4 22 (16.92%) Visual Studio
5 19 (14.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (10.77%) Selenium
7 9 (6.92%) WebDriver
7 9 (6.92%) Selenium IDE
8 5 (3.85%) Subversion
8 5 (3.85%) SpecFlow
8 5 (3.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 3 (2.31%) Ranorex
9 3 (2.31%) WiX
9 3 (2.31%) MSBuild
9 3 (2.31%) NuGet
10 1 (0.77%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.77%) JIRA
General
1 23 (17.69%) Finance
2 15 (11.54%) Retail
3 3 (2.31%) Automotive
3 3 (2.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 114 (87.69%) Developer
2 107 (82.31%) .NET Developer
3 9 (6.92%) Senior Developer
4 7 (5.38%) Junior
4 7 (5.38%) Junior .NET Developer
4 7 (5.38%) Test Engineer
4 7 (5.38%) Junior Developer
5 6 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (4.62%) Software Developer
6 4 (3.08%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (3.08%) Senior Tester
6 4 (3.08%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (3.08%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (3.08%) Tester
6 4 (3.08%) Software Engineer
7 3 (2.31%) C# Developer
7 3 (2.31%) Lead Developer
7 3 (2.31%) Graduate
7 3 (2.31%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (2.31%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (93.85%) .NET
2 105 (80.77%) ASP.NET
3 97 (74.62%) Unity DI Container
4 96 (73.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 96 (73.85%) Castle Windsor
5 91 (70.00%) Spring.NET
5 91 (70.00%) Ninject
6 89 (68.46%) WinForms
7 88 (67.69%) WPF
8 73 (56.15%) WCF
9 58 (44.62%) Razor View Engine
10 53 (40.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 18 (13.85%) Web Services
12 16 (12.31%) .NET Framework
12 16 (12.31%) jQuery
13 14 (10.77%) CSS
13 14 (10.77%) HTML
14 12 (9.23%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (8.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 11 (8.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 96 (73.85%) Inversion of Control
2 20 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (11.54%) Social Network
4 13 (10.00%) Tandem
5 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.54%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.77%) NHS
7 1 (0.77%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 95 (73.08%) Windows
2 3 (2.31%) Windows 7
2 3 (2.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (80.00%) Scrum
2 98 (75.38%) MVC
3 97 (74.62%) TDD
4 95 (73.08%) Dependency Injection
4 95 (73.08%) Continuous Integration
5 93 (71.54%) Kanban
6 85 (65.38%) MVVM
7 68 (52.31%) Web Application Development
8 18 (13.85%) Unit Testing
8 18 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (13.85%) OO
9 14 (10.77%) OOD
10 9 (6.92%) OOP
10 9 (6.92%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (5.38%) SOA
12 5 (3.85%) Release Management
13 4 (3.08%) Validation
14 3 (2.31%) Workflow
14 3 (2.31%) Project Management
14 3 (2.31%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (90.77%) C#
2 30 (23.08%) SQL
3 20 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 10 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 7 (5.38%) VB
6 4 (3.08%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (8.46%) MCTS
1 11 (8.46%) MCP
1 11 (8.46%) MCAD
1 11 (8.46%) MCSD
1 11 (8.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.31%) Degree
3 2 (1.54%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.31%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 58 (44.62%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.54%) Facebook
2 15 (11.54%) Twitter
3 8 (6.15%) Oracle
4 2 (1.54%) TOWER Software
4 2 (1.54%) VMware
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