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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 37 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 26 36 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 5.56% 6.61% 7.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.91% 32.43% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 26 36 24
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
79 111 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 16.88% 20.37% 20.25%
Number of salaries quoted 66 102 48
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 £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 69 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (88.41%) TDD
2 61 (88.41%) NUnit
2 61 (88.41%) Continuous Integration
2 61 (88.41%) Kanban
2 61 (88.41%) C#
3 59 (85.51%) .NET
4 56 (81.16%) Spring.NET
4 56 (81.16%) Scrum
4 56 (81.16%) Rhino Mocks
4 56 (81.16%) Moq
4 56 (81.16%) Castle Windsor
4 56 (81.16%) Ninject
4 56 (81.16%) Dependency Injection
4 56 (81.16%) Inversion of Control
4 56 (81.16%) Unity DI Container
5 55 (79.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 55 (79.71%) MVC
5 55 (79.71%) ASP.NET
6 50 (72.46%) WCF
6 50 (72.46%) Web Application Development
7 39 (56.52%) Windows
8 36 (52.17%) WPF
8 36 (52.17%) MVVM
9 33 (47.83%) SQL Server
10 31 (44.93%) WinForms
11 25 (36.23%) Internet
11 25 (36.23%) VB
11 25 (36.23%) VB.NET
11 25 (36.23%) .NET Framework

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 5 (7.25%) IIS
1 5 (7.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (36.23%) Internet
2 5 (7.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (47.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 61 (88.41%) NUnit
2 56 (81.16%) Rhino Mocks
2 56 (81.16%) Moq
3 8 (11.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (7.25%) Ant
5 5 (7.25%) TeamCity
5 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
5 5 (7.25%) SpecFlow
5 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.25%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 61 (88.41%) Developer
2 58 (84.06%) .NET Developer
3 25 (36.23%) Junior Developer
3 25 (36.23%) Junior .NET Developer
3 25 (36.23%) Graduate Developer
3 25 (36.23%) Graduate
3 25 (36.23%) Junior
3 25 (36.23%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Tester
4 6 (8.70%) Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) QA Tester
6 3 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Software Tester
7 2 (2.90%) Manual Tester
7 2 (2.90%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.90%) Database Team Leader
7 2 (2.90%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (85.51%) .NET
2 56 (81.16%) Castle Windsor
2 56 (81.16%) Ninject
2 56 (81.16%) Spring.NET
2 56 (81.16%) Unity DI Container
3 55 (79.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 55 (79.71%) ASP.NET
4 50 (72.46%) WCF
5 36 (52.17%) WPF
6 31 (44.93%) WinForms
7 25 (36.23%) .NET Framework
8 5 (7.25%) jQuery
8 5 (7.25%) CSS
8 5 (7.25%) SOAP
8 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (7.25%) REST
8 5 (7.25%) Reactive Extensions
8 5 (7.25%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (7.25%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (7.25%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 56 (81.16%) Inversion of Control
2 25 (36.23%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.70%) Social Network
3 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 39 (56.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (88.41%) TDD
2 61 (88.41%) Continuous Integration
2 61 (88.41%) Kanban
3 56 (81.16%) Dependency Injection
3 56 (81.16%) Scrum
4 55 (79.71%) MVC
5 50 (72.46%) Web Application Development
6 36 (52.17%) MVVM
7 8 (11.59%) Manual Testing
7 8 (11.59%) Software Testing
8 6 (8.70%) Release Management
8 6 (8.70%) Performance Testing
8 6 (8.70%) Test Scripting
9 5 (7.25%) Web Development
9 5 (7.25%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (7.25%) BDD
9 5 (7.25%) DevOps
9 5 (7.25%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 5 (7.25%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 61 (88.41%) C#
2 25 (36.23%) VB
2 25 (36.23%) VB.NET
3 8 (11.59%) SQL
4 5 (7.25%) Java
4 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.25%) Ruby
4 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (7.25%) Puppet
2 5 (7.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Facebook
1 6 (8.70%) Twitter
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
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