The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 207 223 211
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 8 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.26% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.28% 2.29% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 21
Median salary £51,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
624 612 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.91% 11.29% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 557 479 515
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing MSTest as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Berkshire

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Berkshire

MSTest
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 3 £40,000 -5.88%
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing MSTest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) Unit Testing
3 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
3 15 (88.24%) SQL
3 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
4 13 (76.47%) Visual Studio
4 13 (76.47%) Oracle
5 7 (41.18%) LINQ
5 7 (41.18%) jQuery
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) Data Management
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (35.29%) MVC
6 6 (35.29%) WinForms
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
6 6 (35.29%) OO
6 6 (35.29%) MSBuild
6 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (29.41%) Unity DI Container
7 5 (29.41%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (29.41%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (29.41%) Scrum
7 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
8 4 (23.53%) TDD
8 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
8 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Visual Studio
2 6 (35.29%) MSBuild
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (23.53%) Selenium
4 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
5 3 (17.65%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (11.76%) NUnit
General
1 2 (11.76%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
2 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (35.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (35.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (35.29%) C# Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (23.53%) Programmer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
3 7 (41.18%) jQuery
3 7 (41.18%) LINQ
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (35.29%) WinForms
5 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
5 5 (29.41%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (29.41%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
7 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.88%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Blog
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Unit Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Data Management
2 6 (35.29%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) OO
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) SOLID
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) ATDD
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) Kanban
5 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
5 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 3 (17.65%) Test-First Development
5 3 (17.65%) Web Development
6 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Validation
7 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
7 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (88.24%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) VB
3 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Telerik