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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 24 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 47 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 10.24% 5.56% 4.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 31.76% 33.33% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 47 19 24
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
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
148 57 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 32.24% 16.67% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 132 54 63
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 19 September 2014.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Warrington

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 85 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (90.59%) TDD
2 77 (90.59%) NUnit
2 77 (90.59%) Continuous Integration
2 77 (90.59%) Kanban
2 77 (90.59%) Spring.NET
2 77 (90.59%) Dependency Injection
2 77 (90.59%) Inversion of Control
2 77 (90.59%) Rhino Mocks
2 77 (90.59%) Moq
2 77 (90.59%) Castle Windsor
2 77 (90.59%) Ninject
2 77 (90.59%) Unity DI Container
2 77 (90.59%) C#
2 77 (90.59%) .NET
2 77 (90.59%) Scrum
3 60 (70.59%) MVC
3 60 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 60 (70.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 56 (65.88%) Web Application Development
4 56 (65.88%) WCF
5 55 (64.71%) Windows
6 48 (56.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 48 (56.47%) Razor View Engine
7 47 (55.29%) MVVM
7 47 (55.29%) WPF
7 47 (55.29%) WinForms
7 47 (55.29%) SQL Server
8 26 (30.59%) VB
8 26 (30.59%) VB.NET

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (55.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 77 (90.59%) NUnit
1 77 (90.59%) Rhino Mocks
1 77 (90.59%) Moq
2 8 (9.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.41%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 73 (85.88%) Developer
1 73 (85.88%) .NET Developer
2 26 (30.59%) Graduate
2 26 (30.59%) Junior
2 26 (30.59%) Junior Developer
2 26 (30.59%) Junior .NET Developer
2 26 (30.59%) Graduate Developer
2 26 (30.59%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 8 (9.41%) Analyst
3 8 (9.41%) Test Analyst
4 6 (7.06%) Senior Test Analyst
4 6 (7.06%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (4.71%) .NET Development Manager
5 4 (4.71%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (90.59%) .NET
1 77 (90.59%) Spring.NET
1 77 (90.59%) Castle Windsor
1 77 (90.59%) Ninject
1 77 (90.59%) Unity DI Container
2 60 (70.59%) ASP.NET MVC
2 60 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 56 (65.88%) WCF
4 48 (56.47%) Razor View Engine
4 48 (56.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 47 (55.29%) WPF
5 47 (55.29%) WinForms
6 26 (30.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 77 (90.59%) Inversion of Control
2 26 (30.59%) Computer Science
3 17 (20.00%) Social Network
3 17 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 55 (64.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (90.59%) TDD
2 77 (90.59%) Scrum
2 77 (90.59%) Continuous Integration
2 77 (90.59%) Kanban
2 77 (90.59%) Dependency Injection
3 60 (70.59%) MVC
4 56 (65.88%) Web Application Development
5 47 (55.29%) MVVM
6 8 (9.41%) Software Testing
6 8 (9.41%) Release Management
6 8 (9.41%) Performance Testing
6 8 (9.41%) Test Scripting
7 6 (7.06%) Automated Testing
8 4 (4.71%) OOP
8 4 (4.71%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (4.71%) OO
8 4 (4.71%) OOD
9 2 (2.35%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (90.59%) C#
2 26 (30.59%) VB
2 26 (30.59%) VB.NET
3 8 (9.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (28.24%) MCP
1 24 (28.24%) MCAD
1 24 (28.24%) MCSD
1 24 (28.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 24 (28.24%) MCTS
2 8 (9.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (20.00%) Facebook
1 17 (20.00%) Twitter
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