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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
67 75 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.69% 13.44% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 58 71 55
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) WPF
1 5 (100.00%) WF
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 5 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Force.com
2 4 (80.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (80.00%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) WPF
1 5 (100.00%) WF
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Salesforce.com