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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 340 333 360
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +27
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 100 95 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.91% 3.31% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 100 91 87
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
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
3441 2872 3256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.64% 13.60% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2799 2501 2851
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Surrey +15 27 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Kent +5 23 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Berkshire +10 18 £45,000 +28.57% 4
East Sussex -22 8 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Oxfordshire +7 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Hampshire -13 7 £47,500 +26.66% 1
West Sussex -9 5 £37,500 -11.76%
Buckinghamshire -19 5 £42,500 +10.38% 1
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 141 (94.63%) C#
2 135 (90.60%) SQL Server
3 134 (89.93%) Agile Software Development
4 133 (89.26%) .NET
5 127 (85.23%) NUnit
6 119 (79.87%) Scrum
7 115 (77.18%) Continuous Integration
8 114 (76.51%) ASP.NET
9 110 (73.83%) Windows
9 110 (73.83%) TDD
10 109 (73.15%) MVC
11 108 (72.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 107 (71.81%) Inversion of Control
12 107 (71.81%) Unity DI Container
13 103 (69.13%) Rhino Mocks
14 102 (68.46%) Moq
14 102 (68.46%) Dependency Injection
14 102 (68.46%) Castle Windsor
15 99 (66.44%) Ninject
15 99 (66.44%) Spring.NET
15 99 (66.44%) Kanban
16 89 (59.73%) WinForms
17 85 (57.05%) WPF
17 85 (57.05%) MVVM
17 85 (57.05%) Web Application Development
18 83 (55.70%) WCF
19 77 (51.68%) Microsoft
20 48 (32.21%) Razor View Engine
21 46 (30.87%) SQL
22 37 (24.83%) Team Foundation Server

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (12.75%) IIS
2 15 (10.07%) SharePoint
3 14 (9.40%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (2.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.07%) Internet
2 5 (3.36%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (90.60%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.34%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 127 (85.23%) NUnit
2 103 (69.13%) Rhino Mocks
3 102 (68.46%) Moq
4 37 (24.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (18.79%) Visual Studio
6 15 (10.07%) MSBuild
6 15 (10.07%) WiX
6 15 (10.07%) NuGet
6 15 (10.07%) Ranorex
7 9 (6.04%) Selenium
8 8 (5.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 5 (3.36%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.68%) WebDriver
10 4 (2.68%) NSubstitute
11 2 (1.34%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (1.34%) Subversion
11 2 (1.34%) JIRA
12 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.67%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.67%) CruiseControl
General
1 35 (23.49%) Finance
2 16 (10.74%) Retail
3 5 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.01%) Automotive
5 2 (1.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 125 (83.89%) Developer
2 114 (76.51%) .NET Developer
3 15 (10.07%) Automation Engineer
4 14 (9.40%) Software Developer
5 9 (6.04%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.37%) Build Engineer
7 7 (4.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (4.70%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (3.36%) Analyst
8 5 (3.36%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.36%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (2.68%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (2.68%) Test Engineer
10 3 (2.01%) Junior Developer
10 3 (2.01%) Graduate
10 3 (2.01%) Junior
10 3 (2.01%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 3 (2.01%) Junior .NET Developer
10 3 (2.01%) Graduate Developer
10 3 (2.01%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (89.26%) .NET
2 114 (76.51%) ASP.NET
3 108 (72.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 107 (71.81%) Unity DI Container
5 102 (68.46%) Castle Windsor
6 99 (66.44%) Ninject
6 99 (66.44%) Spring.NET
7 89 (59.73%) WinForms
8 85 (57.05%) WPF
9 83 (55.70%) WCF
10 48 (32.21%) Razor View Engine
11 33 (22.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 24 (16.11%) CSS
13 20 (13.42%) HTML
14 18 (12.08%) Web Services
15 17 (11.41%) jQuery
16 15 (10.07%) X-Windows
17 13 (8.72%) KnockoutJS
18 11 (7.38%) .NET Framework
19 8 (5.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 107 (71.81%) Inversion of Control
2 19 (12.75%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (10.74%) Social Network
4 15 (10.07%) Management Information System
5 14 (9.40%) Tandem
6 7 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.68%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 110 (73.83%) Windows
2 15 (10.07%) Windows 7
2 15 (10.07%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (89.93%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (79.87%) Scrum
3 115 (77.18%) Continuous Integration
4 110 (73.83%) TDD
5 109 (73.15%) MVC
6 102 (68.46%) Dependency Injection
7 99 (66.44%) Kanban
8 85 (57.05%) MVVM
8 85 (57.05%) Web Application Development
9 19 (12.75%) Unit Testing
9 19 (12.75%) Workflow
10 15 (10.07%) Project Management
10 15 (10.07%) DevOps
11 14 (9.40%) OO
12 11 (7.38%) SOA
13 8 (5.37%) OOD
13 8 (5.37%) Software Engineering
13 8 (5.37%) Manual Testing
14 6 (4.03%) Software Testing
14 6 (4.03%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 141 (94.63%) C#
2 46 (30.87%) SQL
3 30 (20.13%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.07%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.03%) VB
6 5 (3.36%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.68%) MATLAB
7 4 (2.68%) Java
8 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.68%) ISEB
2 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.01%) MCTS
2 3 (2.01%) MCP
2 3 (2.01%) MCAD
2 3 (2.01%) MCSD
2 3 (2.01%) Degree
3 2 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.34%) QA
System Software
1 19 (12.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (10.07%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 77 (51.68%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.77%) Oracle
3 16 (10.74%) Facebook
3 16 (10.74%) Twitter
4 6 (4.03%) TOWER Software
5 4 (2.68%) Telerik
5 4 (2.68%) Red Gate
5 4 (2.68%) MathWorks
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