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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 25 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 32 30 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 8.65% 6.49% 7.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.37% 28.30% 34.07%
Number of salaries quoted 32 30 31
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
102 106 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 27.57% 22.94% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 101 79 83
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £51,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Warrington

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 85 (96.59%) .NET
1 85 (96.59%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 59 (67.05%) C#
3 59 (67.05%) Scrum
3 59 (67.05%) TDD
3 59 (67.05%) NUnit
3 59 (67.05%) Continuous Integration
3 59 (67.05%) Kanban
3 59 (67.05%) Spring.NET
3 59 (67.05%) Rhino Mocks
3 59 (67.05%) Moq
3 59 (67.05%) Castle Windsor
3 59 (67.05%) Ninject
3 59 (67.05%) Dependency Injection
3 59 (67.05%) Inversion of Control
3 59 (67.05%) Unity DI Container
4 58 (65.91%) Windows
5 48 (54.55%) ASP.NET
5 48 (54.55%) MVC
5 48 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 48 (54.55%) WCF
5 48 (54.55%) Web Application Development
5 48 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 32 (36.36%) MVVM
6 32 (36.36%) WPF
6 32 (36.36%) WinForms
7 29 (32.95%) MS Excel
8 26 (29.55%) Defect Management
8 26 (29.55%) XML

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 26 (29.55%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (11.36%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (32.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 26 (29.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 26 (29.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 59 (67.05%) Moq
1 59 (67.05%) NUnit
1 59 (67.05%) Rhino Mocks
2 26 (29.55%) HP UFT
2 26 (29.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (15.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 59 (67.05%) .NET Developer
1 59 (67.05%) Developer
2 29 (32.95%) Analyst
2 29 (32.95%) Test Analyst
3 27 (30.68%) .NET Software Developer
4 26 (29.55%) Senior Analyst
4 26 (29.55%) Senior Test Analyst
4 26 (29.55%) Senior Web Analyst
4 26 (29.55%) SQL Analyst
4 26 (29.55%) Web Analyst
4 26 (29.55%) Web Test Analyst
5 21 (23.86%) Graduate
5 21 (23.86%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 21 (23.86%) Graduate Developer
5 21 (23.86%) Junior
5 21 (23.86%) Junior .NET Developer
5 21 (23.86%) Junior Developer
6 20 (22.73%) Internet Developer
7 16 (18.18%) ETL Analyst
7 16 (18.18%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (96.59%) .NET
2 59 (67.05%) Castle Windsor
2 59 (67.05%) Ninject
2 59 (67.05%) Spring.NET
2 59 (67.05%) Unity DI Container
3 48 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 48 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 48 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 48 (54.55%) WCF
4 32 (36.36%) WinForms
4 32 (36.36%) WPF
5 26 (29.55%) XML
6 21 (23.86%) .NET Framework
7 16 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 59 (67.05%) Inversion of Control
2 21 (23.86%) Computer Science
3 11 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (12.50%) Social Network
4 10 (11.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (65.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (96.59%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (67.05%) Continuous Integration
2 59 (67.05%) Dependency Injection
2 59 (67.05%) Kanban
2 59 (67.05%) Scrum
2 59 (67.05%) TDD
3 48 (54.55%) MVC
3 48 (54.55%) Web Application Development
4 32 (36.36%) MVVM
5 26 (29.55%) Defect Management
5 26 (29.55%) ETL
5 26 (29.55%) Performance Testing
5 26 (29.55%) Software Testing
5 26 (29.55%) Validation
6 16 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (14.77%) Test Scripting
8 10 (11.36%) Functional Testing
9 3 (3.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (67.05%) C#
2 26 (29.55%) SQL
3 21 (23.86%) VB
3 21 (23.86%) VB.NET
4 10 (11.36%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (29.55%) ISEB
2 3 (3.41%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 26 (29.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (12.50%) Facebook
1 11 (12.50%) Twitter
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
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