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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 358 413 334
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -79
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 83 57 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.25% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.40% 1.64% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82 57 103
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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
3465 3485 2874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.70% 15.24% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2971 2970 2471
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +20 22 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Hampshire +21 20 £35,000 +16.66% 2
East Sussex - 19 £45,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 11 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire -19 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Oxfordshire +7 2 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Surrey +3 1 £50,000 +21.21%
Middlesex - 1 - -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 192 (95.52%) .NET
2 188 (93.53%) C#
3 181 (90.05%) NUnit
4 180 (89.55%) Agile Software Development
5 173 (86.07%) SQL Server
6 168 (83.58%) TDD
7 167 (83.08%) Scrum
8 164 (81.59%) Continuous Integration
9 163 (81.09%) Inversion of Control
10 162 (80.60%) Moq
10 162 (80.60%) Dependency Injection
10 162 (80.60%) Unity DI Container
11 161 (80.10%) Rhino Mocks
11 161 (80.10%) Castle Windsor
11 161 (80.10%) Ninject
11 161 (80.10%) Kanban
11 161 (80.10%) Spring.NET
12 134 (66.67%) MVC
13 132 (65.67%) ASP.NET
14 125 (62.19%) ASP.NET MVC
15 117 (58.21%) MVVM
15 117 (58.21%) WPF
16 113 (56.22%) Web Application Development
17 107 (53.23%) Windows
18 92 (45.77%) WinForms
19 81 (40.30%) WCF
20 54 (26.87%) Finance
21 50 (24.88%) Enterprise Software
22 48 (23.88%) Facebook
22 48 (23.88%) Twitter

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (4.48%) Umbraco
1 9 (4.48%) CMS
2 8 (3.98%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Mingle
2 2 (1.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.98%) Tridion
1 8 (3.98%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (3.98%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.48%) Broadband
2 6 (2.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (86.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.49%) Neo4j
2 3 (1.49%) RavenDB
2 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 181 (90.05%) NUnit
2 162 (80.60%) Moq
3 161 (80.10%) Rhino Mocks
4 20 (9.95%) Visual Studio
5 12 (5.97%) Selenium
5 12 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.98%) JMeter
6 8 (3.98%) HP UFT
6 8 (3.98%) SpecFlow
6 8 (3.98%) SoapUI
6 8 (3.98%) MSBuild
6 8 (3.98%) WebDriver
7 7 (3.48%) Git (software)
8 5 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.49%) JIRA
9 3 (1.49%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.00%) JUnit
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 54 (26.87%) Finance
2 11 (5.47%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.99%) Automotive
4 2 (1.00%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (1.00%) Banking
4 2 (1.00%) Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Marketing
5 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 188 (93.53%) Developer
2 175 (87.06%) .NET Developer
3 7 (3.48%) C# Developer
4 6 (2.99%) Graduate
4 6 (2.99%) Junior
4 6 (2.99%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 6 (2.99%) Junior .NET Developer
4 6 (2.99%) Graduate Developer
4 6 (2.99%) Junior Developer
5 5 (2.49%) Release Engineer
5 5 (2.49%) Configuration Engineer
5 5 (2.49%) Software Engineer
5 5 (2.49%) Senior Developer
6 4 (1.99%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (1.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (1.49%) .NET Programmer
7 3 (1.49%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (1.49%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (1.49%) Programmer
7 3 (1.49%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (95.52%) .NET
2 162 (80.60%) Unity DI Container
3 161 (80.10%) Castle Windsor
3 161 (80.10%) Ninject
3 161 (80.10%) Spring.NET
4 132 (65.67%) ASP.NET
5 125 (62.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 117 (58.21%) WPF
7 92 (45.77%) WinForms
8 81 (40.30%) WCF
9 25 (12.44%) Razor View Engine
10 17 (8.46%) .NET Framework
11 12 (5.97%) Web Services
12 10 (4.98%) Entity Framework
13 7 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (3.48%) CSS
13 7 (3.48%) HTML
14 6 (2.99%) RESTful
15 5 (2.49%) LINQ
16 4 (1.99%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 163 (81.09%) Inversion of Control
2 50 (24.88%) Enterprise Software
3 48 (23.88%) Social Network
4 10 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.98%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.48%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.48%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.00%) Physics
7 2 (1.00%) Tandem
8 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 107 (53.23%) Windows
2 4 (1.99%) Linux
3 3 (1.49%) CentOS
4 2 (1.00%) Android
4 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (89.55%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (83.58%) TDD
3 167 (83.08%) Scrum
4 164 (81.59%) Continuous Integration
5 162 (80.60%) Dependency Injection
6 161 (80.10%) Kanban
7 134 (66.67%) MVC
8 117 (58.21%) MVVM
9 113 (56.22%) Web Application Development
10 37 (18.41%) Unit Testing
11 28 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (7.46%) Content Management
13 8 (3.98%) ITIL
13 8 (3.98%) DevOps
14 7 (3.48%) Test Automation
14 7 (3.48%) Test Scripting
15 6 (2.99%) OO
15 6 (2.99%) Software Engineering
16 5 (2.49%) Data Management
16 5 (2.49%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 188 (93.53%) C#
2 20 (9.95%) SQL
3 7 (3.48%) VB.NET
4 6 (2.99%) Java
4 6 (2.99%) VB
5 5 (2.49%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (4.98%) Degree
2 8 (3.98%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.49%) MCTS
4 3 (1.49%) MCSD
4 3 (1.49%) MCSE
5 2 (1.00%) MCP
5 2 (1.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.50%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (1.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 48 (23.88%) Facebook
1 48 (23.88%) Twitter
2 36 (17.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.48%) Oracle
4 8 (3.98%) Remedy
4 8 (3.98%) Sitecore
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