The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 43 92 86
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -6
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 45 33 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.67% 1.95% 2.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% 10.86% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 45 32 36
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MSTest
North 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 Cheshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
180 304 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.69% 17.96% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 164 262 294
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Cheshire

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Cheshire

MSTest
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Warrington +19 45 £35,000 +7.69% 2
MSTest
North West

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 76 (100.00%) .NET
2 74 (97.37%) C#
3 69 (90.79%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (88.16%) TDD
4 67 (88.16%) NUnit
4 67 (88.16%) Continuous Integration
4 67 (88.16%) Kanban
4 67 (88.16%) Spring.NET
4 67 (88.16%) Dependency Injection
4 67 (88.16%) Inversion of Control
4 67 (88.16%) Rhino Mocks
4 67 (88.16%) Moq
4 67 (88.16%) Castle Windsor
4 67 (88.16%) Ninject
4 67 (88.16%) Scrum
4 67 (88.16%) Unity DI Container
5 51 (67.11%) SQL Server
6 50 (65.79%) ASP.NET
7 44 (57.89%) Windows
8 43 (56.58%) MVC
8 43 (56.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (56.58%) WCF
8 43 (56.58%) Web Application Development
8 43 (56.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 42 (55.26%) WPF
9 42 (55.26%) MVVM
9 42 (55.26%) WinForms
10 31 (40.79%) Finance
11 25 (32.89%) VB.NET
11 25 (32.89%) .NET Framework

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (67.11%) SQL Server
2 24 (31.58%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 67 (88.16%) Moq
1 67 (88.16%) NUnit
1 67 (88.16%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (9.21%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.63%) HP UFT
General
1 31 (40.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 74 (97.37%) Developer
2 67 (88.16%) .NET Developer
3 25 (32.89%) .NET Software Developer
4 24 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
4 24 (31.58%) C# Developer
4 24 (31.58%) C# WPF Developer
4 24 (31.58%) WPF Developer
5 18 (23.68%) Graduate
5 18 (23.68%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 18 (23.68%) Graduate Developer
5 18 (23.68%) Internet Developer
5 18 (23.68%) Junior
5 18 (23.68%) Junior .NET Developer
5 18 (23.68%) Junior Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Automation Tester
6 7 (9.21%) Senior Automation Tester
6 7 (9.21%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Senior Test Automation Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Senior Tester
6 7 (9.21%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (100.00%) .NET
2 67 (88.16%) Castle Windsor
2 67 (88.16%) Ninject
2 67 (88.16%) Spring.NET
2 67 (88.16%) Unity DI Container
3 50 (65.79%) ASP.NET
4 43 (56.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 43 (56.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 43 (56.58%) WCF
5 42 (55.26%) WinForms
5 42 (55.26%) WPF
6 25 (32.89%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.63%) Web Services
7 2 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (88.16%) Inversion of Control
2 24 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (31.58%) Social Network
3 18 (23.68%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 44 (57.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (90.79%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (88.16%) Continuous Integration
2 67 (88.16%) Dependency Injection
2 67 (88.16%) Kanban
2 67 (88.16%) Scrum
2 67 (88.16%) TDD
3 43 (56.58%) MVC
3 43 (56.58%) Web Application Development
4 42 (55.26%) MVVM
5 9 (11.84%) Defect Management
5 9 (11.84%) Performance Testing
5 9 (11.84%) Validation
6 7 (9.21%) Test Automation
6 7 (9.21%) Test Management
7 2 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.63%) ETL
7 2 (2.63%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (97.37%) C#
2 25 (32.89%) VB.NET
3 18 (23.68%) VB
4 9 (11.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) ISEB
2 7 (9.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (31.58%) Facebook
1 24 (31.58%) Twitter
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