The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 241 261 187
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -74
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 15 27 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.35% 1.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.44% 2.13% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 106
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MSTest
England

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

Development Applications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1045 1269 1390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.05% 16.60% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 865 1037 1162
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MSTest
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

MSTest Salary Trend in the East of England

MSTest
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

MSTest Salary Histogram in the East of England

MSTest
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 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
Essex +19 8 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Hertfordshire +14 5 £33,500 -10.66%
Cambridgeshire -8 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £47,500 -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 East of England region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 35 (100.00%) C#
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (80.00%) TDD
3 27 (77.14%) WCF
4 23 (65.71%) Dependency Injection
5 22 (62.86%) Unit Testing
5 22 (62.86%) NUnit
6 21 (60.00%) .NET Framework
6 21 (60.00%) SQL
6 21 (60.00%) Rhino Mocks
6 21 (60.00%) Unity DI Container
7 19 (54.29%) AngularJS
7 19 (54.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
7 19 (54.29%) ASP.NET
7 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (54.29%) MVC
8 18 (51.43%) Scrum
8 18 (51.43%) WPF
9 16 (45.71%) T-SQL
9 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
9 16 (45.71%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (45.71%) Entity Framework
10 15 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (42.86%) XAML
11 14 (40.00%) Web Services
11 14 (40.00%) Silverlight
12 13 (37.14%) OOP
13 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
14 10 (28.57%) Windows

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (5.71%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) NFC
1 2 (5.71%) SMPP
1 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (62.86%) NUnit
2 21 (60.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (22.86%) Moq
4 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.71%) Fiddler
5 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.71%) MSBuild
5 2 (5.71%) NCover
5 2 (5.71%) NCrunch
5 2 (5.71%) Selenium
5 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Developer
2 17 (48.57%) .NET Developer
3 16 (45.71%) C# Developer
4 9 (25.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 7 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (17.14%) Analyst
6 6 (17.14%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.71%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (77.14%) WCF
3 21 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 21 (60.00%) Unity DI Container
4 19 (54.29%) AngularJS
4 19 (54.29%) ASP.NET
4 19 (54.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (51.43%) WPF
6 16 (45.71%) Entity Framework
7 14 (40.00%) Silverlight
7 14 (40.00%) Web Services
8 10 (28.57%) Ninject
9 8 (22.86%) Castle Windsor
9 8 (22.86%) Spring.NET
10 7 (20.00%) XML
11 6 (17.14%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 4 (11.43%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (22.86%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.71%) Tandem
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (80.00%) TDD
2 23 (65.71%) Dependency Injection
3 22 (62.86%) Unit Testing
4 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (54.29%) MVC
5 18 (51.43%) Scrum
6 15 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (37.14%) OOP
8 8 (22.86%) Kanban
8 8 (22.86%) Web Application Development
9 6 (17.14%) System Testing
9 6 (17.14%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (17.14%) Web Development
10 4 (11.43%) Concurrent Programming
10 4 (11.43%) Multithreading
10 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
11 3 (8.57%) MVVM
11 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
12 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
12 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (60.00%) SQL
3 16 (45.71%) T-SQL
4 15 (42.86%) XAML
5 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) MCAD
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
2 1 (2.86%) MCSD
2 1 (2.86%) MCTS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO 8583
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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