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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - 65 61
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.18% 1.12%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.18% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 7
Average salary - £30,000 £22,500
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
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
144 85 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.26% 15.60% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 118 78 85
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Moq
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft