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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 327 384 357
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -27
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 112 58 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.25% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.29% 1.67% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 112 58 88
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,250 £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
3407 3467 3012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.54% 15.19% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2867 2952 2587
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +35 35 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Hampshire +24 26 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Berkshire +1 18 £42,500 -5.55% 2
East Sussex - 13 £45,000 - 1
Surrey +21 8 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 8 £45,000 +50.00% 4
West Sussex - 3 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire +5 1 £45,000 -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 217 (96.44%) .NET
2 213 (94.67%) C#
3 206 (91.56%) NUnit
4 197 (87.56%) Agile Software Development
5 191 (84.89%) SQL Server
6 189 (84.00%) TDD
6 189 (84.00%) Continuous Integration
7 184 (81.78%) Scrum
8 180 (80.00%) Inversion of Control
8 180 (80.00%) Moq
9 179 (79.56%) Dependency Injection
9 179 (79.56%) Rhino Mocks
9 179 (79.56%) Unity DI Container
10 178 (79.11%) Castle Windsor
10 178 (79.11%) Ninject
10 178 (79.11%) Kanban
10 178 (79.11%) Spring.NET
11 161 (71.56%) MVC
12 157 (69.78%) ASP.NET
13 151 (67.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 134 (59.56%) MVVM
14 134 (59.56%) Web Application Development
14 134 (59.56%) WPF
15 128 (56.89%) Windows
16 110 (48.89%) WinForms
17 98 (43.56%) WCF
18 55 (24.44%) Microsoft
19 52 (23.11%) Finance
20 45 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
21 44 (19.56%) Facebook

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (3.56%) CMS
1 8 (3.56%) IIS
1 8 (3.56%) Umbraco
1 8 (3.56%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.78%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.33%) Mingle
3 1 (0.44%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.56%) assyst
1 8 (3.56%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.56%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.89%) Internet
2 14 (6.22%) Broadband
3 2 (0.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (84.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.33%) RavenDB
3 3 (1.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 206 (91.56%) NUnit
2 180 (80.00%) Moq
3 179 (79.56%) Rhino Mocks
4 25 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 17 (7.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (5.33%) MSBuild
7 8 (3.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (2.67%) JUnit
8 6 (2.67%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.22%) Git (software)
9 5 (2.22%) NuGet
9 5 (2.22%) WiX
9 5 (2.22%) Ranorex
10 4 (1.78%) Selenium
10 4 (1.78%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.33%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.89%) JIRA
12 2 (0.89%) JMeter
12 2 (0.89%) SoapUI
General
1 52 (23.11%) Finance
2 15 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.33%) Automotive
3 3 (1.33%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (0.89%) Retail
5 1 (0.44%) Advertising
5 1 (0.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 207 (92.00%) Developer
2 193 (85.78%) .NET Developer
3 15 (6.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 15 (6.67%) Junior
3 15 (6.67%) Graduate
3 15 (6.67%) Junior Developer
3 15 (6.67%) Junior .NET Developer
3 15 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
4 8 (3.56%) C# Developer
5 7 (3.11%) Lead Developer
6 6 (2.67%) Software Developer
7 5 (2.22%) Configuration Engineer
7 5 (2.22%) Senior Developer
7 5 (2.22%) Release Engineer
8 4 (1.78%) Lead C# Developer
8 4 (1.78%) Technical Leader
8 4 (1.78%) Software Engineer
8 4 (1.78%) Build Engineer
8 4 (1.78%) Technical Developer
9 3 (1.33%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (96.44%) .NET
2 179 (79.56%) Unity DI Container
3 178 (79.11%) Castle Windsor
3 178 (79.11%) Ninject
3 178 (79.11%) Spring.NET
4 157 (69.78%) ASP.NET
5 151 (67.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 134 (59.56%) WPF
7 110 (48.89%) WinForms
8 98 (43.56%) WCF
9 33 (14.67%) Razor View Engine
10 28 (12.44%) .NET Framework
11 19 (8.44%) CSS
12 18 (8.00%) HTML
13 13 (5.78%) Web Services
14 8 (3.56%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (3.56%) Entity Framework
15 7 (3.11%) jQuery
16 6 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
17 5 (2.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 180 (80.00%) Inversion of Control
2 45 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 44 (19.56%) Social Network
4 21 (9.33%) Computer Science
5 14 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.67%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.67%) Physics
7 5 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.89%) Tandem
8 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.89%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 128 (56.89%) Windows
2 8 (3.56%) Linux
3 6 (2.67%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.67%) Android
4 5 (2.22%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.22%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.33%) CentOS
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (87.56%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (84.00%) TDD
2 189 (84.00%) Continuous Integration
3 184 (81.78%) Scrum
4 179 (79.56%) Dependency Injection
5 178 (79.11%) Kanban
6 161 (71.56%) MVC
7 134 (59.56%) MVVM
7 134 (59.56%) Web Application Development
8 38 (16.89%) Unit Testing
9 27 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (5.78%) DevOps
11 12 (5.33%) OO
12 10 (4.44%) Content Management
13 8 (3.56%) ITIL
14 7 (3.11%) Mentoring
14 7 (3.11%) UML
15 6 (2.67%) Workflow
15 6 (2.67%) Software Engineering
15 6 (2.67%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 213 (94.67%) C#
2 21 (9.33%) SQL
3 19 (8.44%) VB.NET
4 18 (8.00%) VB
5 12 (5.33%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.89%) PowerShell
7 10 (4.44%) Java
8 6 (2.67%) Objective-C
9 5 (2.22%) C++
10 4 (1.78%) C
11 1 (0.44%) XQuery
11 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (5.78%) Degree
2 8 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.78%) MCP
5 3 (1.33%) MCSD
5 3 (1.33%) MCSE
5 3 (1.33%) MCTS
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.22%) SCVMM
2 3 (1.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 55 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 44 (19.56%) Facebook
2 44 (19.56%) Twitter
3 13 (5.78%) Oracle
4 8 (3.56%) Remedy
4 8 (3.56%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe
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