The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 123 124 117
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 4 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.24% 0.11% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.41% 0.56% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 11
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.80%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
MSTest
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
284 357 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.83% 19.14% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 247 318 297
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,576
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MSTest
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Bristol

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) NUnit
1 9 (100.00%) Kanban
1 9 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 9 (100.00%) Moq
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (55.56%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (55.56%) Ninject
2 5 (55.56%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (55.56%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (55.56%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) MVVM
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) Spring.NET
2 5 (55.56%) WinForms
2 5 (55.56%) Tandem
2 5 (55.56%) WPF
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) OOP
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) IIS

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) IIS
1 4 (44.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Moq
1 9 (100.00%) NUnit
1 9 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (44.44%) CruiseControl
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Hudson
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
2 4 (44.44%) Subversion
2 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (44.44%) TeamCity
2 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 9 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) WinForms Developer
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (55.56%) Ninject
2 5 (55.56%) Spring.NET
2 5 (55.56%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (55.56%) WinForms
2 5 (55.56%) WPF
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) CSS3
3 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) JSON
3 4 (44.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Inversion of Control
1 5 (55.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Kanban
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (55.56%) MVVM
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) Issue Tracking
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) OO
3 4 (44.44%) OOP
3 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft