The first table below looks at the demand for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 30 July 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 West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 212 176 -
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 12 34 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.65% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.14% 4.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 34 0
Average salary £52,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1056 844 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.17% 16.18% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 917 737 842
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MSTest
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the South West region.

MSTest Salary Trend in the South West

MSTest
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Bristol +6 12 £52,500 +133.33% 1
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 41 (97.62%) .NET
1 41 (97.62%) Scrum
1 41 (97.62%) NUnit
2 40 (95.24%) TDD
2 40 (95.24%) WinForms
2 40 (95.24%) Windows
2 40 (95.24%) MVC
2 40 (95.24%) ASP.NET
2 40 (95.24%) Spring.NET
2 40 (95.24%) ASP.NET MVC
2 40 (95.24%) Dependency Injection
2 40 (95.24%) Inversion of Control
2 40 (95.24%) MVVM
2 40 (95.24%) Rhino Mocks
2 40 (95.24%) Moq
2 40 (95.24%) WCF
2 40 (95.24%) WPF
2 40 (95.24%) Continuous Integration
2 40 (95.24%) Kanban
2 40 (95.24%) Castle Windsor
2 40 (95.24%) Ninject
2 40 (95.24%) Razor View Engine
2 40 (95.24%) Web Application Development
2 40 (95.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 40 (95.24%) Unity DI Container
3 37 (88.10%) SQL Server
3 37 (88.10%) MCP
3 37 (88.10%) MCAD
3 37 (88.10%) MCSD
3 37 (88.10%) Microsoft Certification

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (88.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (97.62%) NUnit
2 40 (95.24%) Rhino Mocks
2 40 (95.24%) Moq
3 1 (2.38%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 40 (95.24%) .NET Developer
1 40 (95.24%) Developer
2 3 (7.14%) Graduate
2 3 (7.14%) Junior
2 3 (7.14%) Junior Developer
2 3 (7.14%) Junior .NET Developer
2 3 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
2 3 (7.14%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 1 (2.38%) Automation Tester
3 1 (2.38%) Coordinator
3 1 (2.38%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (97.62%) .NET
2 40 (95.24%) WinForms
2 40 (95.24%) ASP.NET
2 40 (95.24%) Spring.NET
2 40 (95.24%) ASP.NET MVC
2 40 (95.24%) WCF
2 40 (95.24%) WPF
2 40 (95.24%) Castle Windsor
2 40 (95.24%) Ninject
2 40 (95.24%) Razor View Engine
2 40 (95.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 40 (95.24%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.38%) REST
4 1 (2.38%) SOAP
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (95.24%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (95.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (97.62%) Scrum
2 40 (95.24%) TDD
2 40 (95.24%) MVC
2 40 (95.24%) Dependency Injection
2 40 (95.24%) MVVM
2 40 (95.24%) Continuous Integration
2 40 (95.24%) Kanban
2 40 (95.24%) Web Application Development
3 1 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.38%) Test Scripting
3 1 (2.38%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 30 (71.43%) C#
2 15 (35.71%) VB.NET
3 3 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (88.10%) MCP
1 37 (88.10%) MCAD
1 37 (88.10%) MCSD
1 37 (88.10%) Microsoft Certification
1 37 (88.10%) MCTS
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (88.10%) Microsoft
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