The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - 104 98
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex - 0.38% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.69% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 8
Average salary - £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MSTest
South 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 West Sussex region.

Development Applications Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
216 186 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 18.78% 14.10% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 204 177 93
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

MSTest
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

MSTest Salary Trend in West Sussex

MSTest
Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Broadband
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) WinForms
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) NUnit
1 7 (100.00%) WPF
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Kanban
1 7 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 7 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 7 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 7 (100.00%) MVVM
1 7 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (100.00%) Moq
1 7 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 7 (100.00%) Ninject
1 7 (100.00%) Unity DI Container

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 7 (100.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) NUnit
1 7 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (100.00%) Moq
General
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) WinForms
1 7 (100.00%) WPF
1 7 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 7 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 7 (100.00%) Ninject
1 7 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Kanban
1 7 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 7 (100.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#