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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
England / East of England
Rank 210 245 225
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -20
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 35 23 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.59% 0.33% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.07% 1.99% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 35 16 38
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
1141 1158 1169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.37% 16.85% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 989 1007 911
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,850 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire +18 23 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 7 £65,000 +62.50%
Suffolk - 5 £50,000 -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 57 (100.00%) C#
1 57 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (80.70%) TDD
2 46 (80.70%) SQL
3 43 (75.44%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (71.93%) NUnit
5 38 (66.67%) Scrum
6 37 (64.91%) SQL Server
7 36 (63.16%) MVC
8 35 (61.40%) ASP.NET
8 35 (61.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 34 (59.65%) AngularJS
10 33 (57.89%) Unit Testing
11 32 (56.14%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
12 27 (47.37%) WCF
13 26 (45.61%) Dependency Injection
13 26 (45.61%) Unity DI Container
14 25 (43.86%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
15 24 (42.11%) WPF
15 24 (42.11%) .NET Framework
16 23 (40.35%) Rhino Mocks
17 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
17 19 (33.33%) Finance
18 18 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
19 16 (28.07%) T-SQL
19 16 (28.07%) Entity Framework
20 14 (24.56%) XAML
21 13 (22.81%) Web Services

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 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Internet
1 4 (7.02%) NFC
1 4 (7.02%) SMPP
1 4 (7.02%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (64.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 41 (71.93%) NUnit
2 27 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (40.35%) Rhino Mocks
4 13 (22.81%) Moq
5 7 (12.28%) Visual Studio
6 5 (8.77%) MSBuild
7 3 (5.26%) ReSharper
8 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.51%) Selenium
8 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.75%) Subversion
9 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (84.21%) Developer
2 44 (77.19%) .NET Developer
3 42 (73.68%) C# Developer
4 38 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (22.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (21.05%) Senior .NET Developer
8 12 (21.05%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 12 (21.05%) Senior C# Developer
8 12 (21.05%) Senior Developer
9 9 (15.79%) SQL Developer
10 8 (14.04%) .NET Software Engineer
10 8 (14.04%) C# Software Engineer
10 8 (14.04%) Software Engineer
11 7 (12.28%) Agile .NET Developer
11 7 (12.28%) Agile C# Developer
11 7 (12.28%) Agile Developer
12 5 (8.77%) C# WPF Developer
12 5 (8.77%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (61.40%) ASP.NET
2 35 (61.40%) ASP.NET MVC
3 34 (59.65%) AngularJS
4 27 (47.37%) WCF
5 26 (45.61%) Unity DI Container
6 25 (43.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 24 (42.11%) .NET Framework
7 24 (42.11%) WPF
8 16 (28.07%) Entity Framework
9 13 (22.81%) Silverlight
9 13 (22.81%) Web Services
10 11 (19.30%) XML
11 10 (17.54%) Castle Windsor
11 10 (17.54%) Ninject
11 10 (17.54%) Spring.NET
11 10 (17.54%) WinForms
12 9 (15.79%) LINQ
13 5 (8.77%) CSS3
13 5 (8.77%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (17.54%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (14.04%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 6 (10.53%) Mobile App
5 5 (8.77%) Social Network
6 3 (5.26%) iPad
6 3 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (3.51%) User Experience
8 1 (1.75%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (80.70%) TDD
2 43 (75.44%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (66.67%) Scrum
4 36 (63.16%) MVC
5 33 (57.89%) Unit Testing
6 32 (56.14%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (45.61%) Dependency Injection
8 13 (22.81%) OOP
8 13 (22.81%) System Testing
8 13 (22.81%) Technical Analysis
9 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
10 10 (17.54%) Kanban
10 10 (17.54%) MVVM
11 9 (15.79%) Web Development
12 7 (12.28%) Multithreading
13 6 (10.53%) ATDD
14 5 (8.77%) Web Application Development
15 4 (7.02%) OO
16 3 (5.26%) BCP
16 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) C#
2 46 (80.70%) SQL
3 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
4 16 (28.07%) T-SQL
5 14 (24.56%) XAML
6 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
1 3 (5.26%) MCSD
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Facebook
2 5 (8.77%) Twitter
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
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