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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 376 345 411
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +66
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 75 94 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.42% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.09% 3.12% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 75 94 29
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3580 3017 3617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 14.89% 13.44% 14.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3020 2581 3251
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +7 23 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Surrey -6 17 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Kent -13 13 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire -11 9 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 9 £47,500 - 2
West Sussex -3 4 £30,000 -29.41%
Hampshire -5 2 £50,000 +100.00%
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 132 (89.19%) .NET
2 127 (85.81%) NUnit
3 122 (82.43%) C#
4 119 (80.41%) Moq
5 117 (79.05%) SQL Server
6 110 (74.32%) TDD
7 107 (72.30%) Rhino Mocks
8 106 (71.62%) ASP.NET
9 105 (70.95%) Scrum
9 105 (70.95%) WPF
10 104 (70.27%) Dependency Injection
10 104 (70.27%) Unity DI Container
11 103 (69.59%) MVC
12 102 (68.92%) Kanban
12 102 (68.92%) Castle Windsor
13 101 (68.24%) Continuous Integration
14 100 (67.57%) Spring.NET
14 100 (67.57%) Ninject
14 100 (67.57%) Inversion of Control
15 97 (65.54%) ASP.NET MVC
16 96 (64.86%) MVVM
17 89 (60.14%) WinForms
18 87 (58.78%) Windows
19 71 (47.97%) WCF
19 71 (47.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 56 (37.84%) Razor View Engine
21 50 (33.78%) Web Application Development
21 50 (33.78%) MCTS
21 50 (33.78%) MCP
21 50 (33.78%) MCAD

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (2.03%) IIS
2 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.68%) MediaWiki
2 1 (0.68%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (7.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.70%) LDAP
1 4 (2.70%) SNMP
2 3 (2.03%) Network Security
3 1 (0.68%) VoIP
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (79.05%) SQL Server
2 27 (18.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (7.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 3 (2.03%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 127 (85.81%) NUnit
2 119 (80.41%) Moq
3 107 (72.30%) Rhino Mocks
4 21 (14.19%) Visual Studio
5 14 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (6.76%) Selenium
7 9 (6.08%) WebDriver
7 9 (6.08%) Selenium IDE
8 8 (5.41%) Subversion
9 5 (3.38%) T4 Templates
10 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.68%) CruiseControl
General
1 40 (27.03%) Finance
2 7 (4.73%) Retail
3 4 (2.70%) Legal
4 2 (1.35%) Military
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 128 (86.49%) Developer
2 119 (80.41%) .NET Developer
3 16 (10.81%) C# Developer
4 13 (8.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (7.43%) Junior .NET Developer
5 11 (7.43%) Junior Developer
5 11 (7.43%) Junior
6 9 (6.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (6.08%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Analyst
8 7 (4.73%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.05%) Test Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Graduate
10 5 (3.38%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (2.70%) Selenium Tester
11 4 (2.70%) Senior Tester
11 4 (2.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (89.19%) .NET
2 106 (71.62%) ASP.NET
3 105 (70.95%) WPF
4 104 (70.27%) Unity DI Container
5 102 (68.92%) Castle Windsor
6 100 (67.57%) Spring.NET
6 100 (67.57%) Ninject
7 97 (65.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 89 (60.14%) WinForms
9 71 (47.97%) WCF
9 71 (47.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 56 (37.84%) Razor View Engine
11 22 (14.86%) .NET Framework
12 16 (10.81%) jQuery
13 12 (8.11%) JSON
14 11 (7.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 10 (6.76%) CSS
16 9 (6.08%) NHibernate
17 8 (5.41%) Ajax
17 8 (5.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 100 (67.57%) Inversion of Control
2 32 (21.62%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (16.89%) Social Network
4 6 (4.05%) Tandem
4 6 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.35%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.68%) NHS
6 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.68%) IPTV
6 1 (0.68%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 87 (58.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (74.32%) TDD
2 105 (70.95%) Scrum
3 104 (70.27%) Dependency Injection
4 103 (69.59%) MVC
5 102 (68.92%) Kanban
6 101 (68.24%) Continuous Integration
7 96 (64.86%) MVVM
8 50 (33.78%) Web Application Development
9 30 (20.27%) OO
10 28 (18.92%) OOP
10 28 (18.92%) OOA/OOD
10 28 (18.92%) OOD
11 16 (10.81%) Unit Testing
12 12 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (5.41%) Manual Testing
14 7 (4.73%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (4.05%) Software Engineering
16 5 (3.38%) Refactoring
16 5 (3.38%) Performance Tuning
17 4 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 122 (82.43%) C#
2 28 (18.92%) SQL
3 22 (14.86%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.49%) VB.NET
5 14 (9.46%) VB
6 10 (6.76%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.70%) C
7 4 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 50 (33.78%) MCTS
1 50 (33.78%) MCP
1 50 (33.78%) MCAD
1 50 (33.78%) MCSD
1 50 (33.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) ISEB
4 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 25 (16.89%) Facebook
2 25 (16.89%) Twitter
3 2 (1.35%) VMware
4 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Woking
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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