The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 54 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.02% - 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.80% - 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -0.66%
MSTest
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Development Applications Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
69 81 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 17.60% 14.41% 11.62%
Number of salaries quoted 62 80 74
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

MSTest
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Suffolk

MSTest
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Ipswich - 4 £40,000 -
MSTest
East of England

MSTest
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) NUnit
1 6 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
1 6 (100.00%) WF
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 6 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Force.com
2 5 (83.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) NUnit
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
1 6 (100.00%) WF
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Salesforce.com