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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 368 365 409
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +44
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 80 118 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.55% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.39% 3.21% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 80 118 70
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
3350 3674 3532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.34% 17.11% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3024 3094 2997
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +3 24 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Hampshire +7 18 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Kent -33 11 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Berkshire +6 8 £51,250 +20.58%
East Sussex +19 7 £42,500 -5.55% 1
West Sussex -11 7 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Oxfordshire -4 4 £41,250 -13.15% 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £55,000 -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 195 (98.98%) C#
2 167 (84.77%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (83.76%) NUnit
4 152 (77.16%) .NET
5 143 (72.59%) SQL Server
6 105 (53.30%) Continuous Integration
7 103 (52.28%) TDD
7 103 (52.28%) Scrum
8 97 (49.24%) Inversion of Control
9 96 (48.73%) Moq
10 93 (47.21%) Unity DI Container
11 92 (46.70%) Rhino Mocks
11 92 (46.70%) Dependency Injection
12 91 (46.19%) Kanban
13 88 (44.67%) Spring.NET
13 88 (44.67%) Castle Windsor
13 88 (44.67%) Ninject
14 87 (44.16%) Unit Testing
15 85 (43.15%) Windows
15 85 (43.15%) MVVM
16 81 (41.12%) ASP.NET
17 76 (38.58%) WPF
18 74 (37.56%) SQL
19 72 (36.55%) MVC
19 72 (36.55%) ASP.NET MVC
20 56 (28.43%) WCF
20 56 (28.43%) WinForms
21 48 (24.37%) SQL Server 2014
22 44 (22.34%) Enterprise Software
23 41 (20.81%) Finance

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 27 (13.71%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.11%) Broadband
2 9 (4.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (72.59%) SQL Server
2 48 (24.37%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 165 (83.76%) NUnit
2 96 (48.73%) Moq
3 92 (46.70%) Rhino Mocks
4 38 (19.29%) Selenium
4 38 (19.29%) WebDriver
5 33 (16.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (14.21%) HP UFT
6 28 (14.21%) JMeter
6 28 (14.21%) SoapUI
7 27 (13.71%) SpecFlow
8 15 (7.61%) Visual Studio
9 11 (5.58%) T4 Templates
10 7 (3.55%) Git (software)
10 7 (3.55%) Subversion
11 6 (3.05%) MSBuild
12 5 (2.54%) Oracle Forms
13 4 (2.03%) Jasmine
13 4 (2.03%) Protractor
14 3 (1.52%) Selenium IDE
15 1 (0.51%) NSubstitute
General
1 41 (20.81%) Finance
2 19 (9.64%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.54%) Advertising
3 5 (2.54%) Music Industry
4 4 (2.03%) Marketing
5 2 (1.02%) Automotive
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 170 (86.29%) Developer
2 121 (61.42%) .NET Developer
3 88 (44.67%) C# Developer
4 72 (36.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (26.40%) C# WPF Developer
5 52 (26.40%) WPF Developer
6 27 (13.71%) .NET Software Developer
7 25 (12.69%) Senior Developer
7 25 (12.69%) Test Automation Developer
8 17 (8.63%) Senior C# Developer
9 14 (7.11%) Senior .NET Developer
10 13 (6.60%) Junior
10 13 (6.60%) Junior .NET Developer
10 13 (6.60%) Junior Developer
11 12 (6.09%) C# WCF Developer
11 12 (6.09%) WCF Developer
12 10 (5.08%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (5.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (5.08%) Software Developer
12 10 (5.08%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (77.16%) .NET
2 93 (47.21%) Unity DI Container
3 88 (44.67%) Castle Windsor
3 88 (44.67%) Ninject
3 88 (44.67%) Spring.NET
4 81 (41.12%) ASP.NET
5 76 (38.58%) WPF
6 72 (36.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 56 (28.43%) WCF
7 56 (28.43%) WinForms
8 28 (14.21%) jQuery
9 26 (13.20%) .NET Framework
10 23 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 23 (11.68%) Razor View Engine
11 19 (9.64%) KnockoutJS
12 18 (9.14%) AngularJS
13 17 (8.63%) Entity Framework
14 16 (8.12%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (7.11%) CSS
15 14 (7.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 97 (49.24%) Inversion of Control
2 44 (22.34%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (17.26%) N-Tier
4 28 (14.21%) Client/Server
4 28 (14.21%) Social Network
5 12 (6.09%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.52%) Blog
8 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.51%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 85 (43.15%) Windows
2 2 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (84.77%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (53.30%) Continuous Integration
3 103 (52.28%) Scrum
3 103 (52.28%) TDD
4 92 (46.70%) Dependency Injection
5 91 (46.19%) Kanban
6 87 (44.16%) Unit Testing
7 85 (43.15%) MVVM
8 72 (36.55%) MVC
9 40 (20.30%) OO
10 35 (17.77%) Web Application Development
11 30 (15.23%) Test Automation
12 28 (14.21%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 28 (14.21%) Test Scripting
13 27 (13.71%) Content Management
14 15 (7.61%) SOLID
15 13 (6.60%) Functional Testing
16 11 (5.58%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (5.58%) Web Development
17 9 (4.57%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 195 (98.98%) C#
2 74 (37.56%) SQL
3 37 (18.78%) JavaScript
4 19 (9.64%) TypeScript
5 18 (9.14%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.05%) VB
7 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.51%) C++
8 1 (0.51%) Delphi
8 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (2.54%) Degree
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.51%) ISEB
3 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.02%) QA
1 2 (1.02%) SLA
Vendors
1 32 (16.24%) Facebook
2 30 (15.23%) Microsoft
3 28 (14.21%) Twitter
4 13 (6.60%) Oracle
5 1 (0.51%) Marketo
5 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.51%) Telerik
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