The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 109 117 81
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -36
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 1 5 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.075% 0.34% 2.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% 1.74% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 50
Median salary - £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MSTest
Cambridgeshire

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

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
294 288 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.97% 19.42% 15.92%
Number of salaries quoted 240 245 252
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £34,871 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MSTest
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Cambridge

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 4 (80.00%) LINQ
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (80.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) NFC
3 2 (40.00%) WPF
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) XAML
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) ISO 8583
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (40.00%) SMPP
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) MSBuild

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NFC
1 2 (40.00%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
2 2 (40.00%) MSBuild
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) LINQ
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft