The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 29 26 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 43 34 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 9.71% 8.33% 4.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.82% 36.17% 37.70%
Number of salaries quoted 43 34 23
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
MSTest
Cheshire

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

Development Applications Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
131 94 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 29.57% 23.04% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 114 90 61
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

MSTest
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Warrington

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Warrington

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 89 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (89.89%) TDD
2 80 (89.89%) NUnit
2 80 (89.89%) Continuous Integration
2 80 (89.89%) Kanban
2 80 (89.89%) C#
3 78 (87.64%) .NET
4 77 (86.52%) Scrum
4 77 (86.52%) Spring.NET
4 77 (86.52%) Dependency Injection
4 77 (86.52%) Inversion of Control
4 77 (86.52%) Rhino Mocks
4 77 (86.52%) Moq
4 77 (86.52%) Castle Windsor
4 77 (86.52%) Ninject
4 77 (86.52%) Unity DI Container
5 57 (64.04%) Windows
5 57 (64.04%) MVC
5 57 (64.04%) ASP.NET
5 57 (64.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 54 (60.67%) Web Application Development
6 54 (60.67%) WCF
7 51 (57.30%) WPF
7 51 (57.30%) MVVM
8 48 (53.93%) SQL Server
8 48 (53.93%) WinForms
9 37 (41.57%) Razor View Engine
10 30 (33.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 25 (28.09%) Internet
11 25 (28.09%) VB

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 3 (3.37%) IIS
1 3 (3.37%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.09%) Internet
2 3 (3.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (53.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 80 (89.89%) NUnit
2 77 (86.52%) Rhino Mocks
2 77 (86.52%) Moq
3 9 (10.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.37%) Mercurial
4 3 (3.37%) Ant
4 3 (3.37%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.37%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (26.97%) Finance
Job Titles
1 76 (85.39%) Developer
2 73 (82.02%) .NET Developer
3 25 (28.09%) Graduate
3 25 (28.09%) Junior
3 25 (28.09%) Junior Developer
3 25 (28.09%) Junior .NET Developer
3 25 (28.09%) Graduate Developer
3 25 (28.09%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 9 (10.11%) Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) Test Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) .NET Development Manager
6 4 (4.49%) Development Manager
7 3 (3.37%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (87.64%) .NET
2 77 (86.52%) Castle Windsor
2 77 (86.52%) Ninject
2 77 (86.52%) Spring.NET
2 77 (86.52%) Unity DI Container
3 57 (64.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 57 (64.04%) ASP.NET
4 54 (60.67%) WCF
5 51 (57.30%) WPF
6 48 (53.93%) WinForms
7 37 (41.57%) Razor View Engine
8 30 (33.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 25 (28.09%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.37%) jQuery
10 3 (3.37%) CSS
10 3 (3.37%) SOAP
10 3 (3.37%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (3.37%) Gherkin
10 3 (3.37%) REST
10 3 (3.37%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 77 (86.52%) Inversion of Control
2 25 (28.09%) Computer Science
3 23 (25.84%) Social Network
3 23 (25.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 57 (64.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (89.89%) TDD
2 80 (89.89%) Continuous Integration
2 80 (89.89%) Kanban
3 77 (86.52%) Dependency Injection
3 77 (86.52%) Scrum
4 57 (64.04%) MVC
5 54 (60.67%) Web Application Development
6 51 (57.30%) MVVM
7 9 (10.11%) Software Testing
7 9 (10.11%) Release Management
7 9 (10.11%) Performance Testing
7 9 (10.11%) Test Scripting
8 6 (6.74%) Automated Testing
9 3 (3.37%) Web Development
9 3 (3.37%) BDD
9 3 (3.37%) DevOps
9 3 (3.37%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (3.37%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (89.89%) C#
2 25 (28.09%) VB
2 25 (28.09%) VB.NET
3 9 (10.11%) SQL
4 3 (3.37%) Java
4 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.37%) Ruby
4 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) MCP
1 15 (16.85%) MCAD
1 15 (16.85%) MCSD
1 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (16.85%) MCTS
2 9 (10.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.37%) Puppet
2 3 (3.37%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (25.84%) Facebook
1 23 (25.84%) Twitter
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