The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 62 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.23% 0.19% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.43% 0.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
MSTest
North 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 Tyne and Wear region.

Development Applications Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
70 113 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.84% 21.36% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 67 110 32
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £47,750 £45,887
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

MSTest
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

MSTest
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 1 £40,000 +14.28% 2
MSTest
North East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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#
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) NUnit
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (50.00%) Moq
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) Spring.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
3 3 (50.00%) Ninject
3 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) Razor View Engine

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 2 (33.33%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) NUnit
2 3 (50.00%) Moq
2 3 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Firebug
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 3 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 3 (50.00%) Ninject
2 3 (50.00%) Spring.NET
2 3 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (33.33%) Autofac
3 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (16.67%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Dependency Injection
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 4 days ago