The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 208 222 200
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 1 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.022% 0.059% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.34% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 15
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MSTest
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Development Applications Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
647 881 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 14.24% 17.25% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 587 758 619
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

MSTest
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Surrey

MSTest
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 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
Camberley - 1 £50,000 -
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) MVC
3 11 (64.71%) TDD
3 11 (64.71%) NUnit
4 10 (58.82%) Scrum
4 10 (58.82%) WinForms
4 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (58.82%) WPF
4 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (58.82%) Windows
4 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
4 10 (58.82%) C#
4 10 (58.82%) Spring.NET
4 10 (58.82%) Kanban
4 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (58.82%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (58.82%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (58.82%) MVVM
4 10 (58.82%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (58.82%) Moq
4 10 (58.82%) Castle Windsor
4 10 (58.82%) Ninject
4 10 (58.82%) Web Application Development
4 10 (58.82%) Unity DI Container
5 7 (41.18%) WCF
5 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
5 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
6 6 (35.29%) Content Management
6 6 (35.29%) assyst
6 6 (35.29%) Umbraco

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (35.29%) CMS
1 6 (35.29%) Umbraco
1 6 (35.29%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Tridion
1 6 (35.29%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) NUnit
2 10 (58.82%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (58.82%) Moq
3 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
3 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.88%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
1 11 (64.71%) .NET Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Junior Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Junior .NET Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Graduate Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Graduate
2 6 (35.29%) Junior
2 6 (35.29%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Release Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
2 10 (58.82%) WinForms
2 10 (58.82%) WPF
2 10 (58.82%) Spring.NET
2 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (58.82%) Castle Windsor
2 10 (58.82%) Ninject
2 10 (58.82%) Unity DI Container
3 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
3 7 (41.18%) WCF
4 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.88%) RESTful
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.88%) AutoMapper
5 1 (5.88%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (23.53%) Social Network
3 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) MVC
2 11 (64.71%) TDD
3 10 (58.82%) Web Application Development
3 10 (58.82%) Scrum
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (58.82%) Kanban
3 10 (58.82%) Dependency Injection
3 10 (58.82%) MVVM
4 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
5 6 (35.29%) DevOps
5 6 (35.29%) Content Management
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
6 4 (23.53%) Release Management
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) VB
2 6 (35.29%) VB.NET
3 3 (17.65%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Remedy
1 6 (35.29%) Sitecore
2 4 (23.53%) Facebook
2 4 (23.53%) Twitter