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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
England / East of England
Rank 206 240 230
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -10
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 33 23 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.57% 0.32% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.88% 1.90% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 33 17 39
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
1144 1208 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.75% 16.99% 16.37%
Number of salaries quoted 983 1005 931
Median salary £44,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +35 26 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Suffolk - 4 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire +9 3 £65,000 +62.50% 1
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 55 (100.00%) C#
1 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (83.64%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (83.64%) TDD
3 44 (80.00%) NUnit
4 43 (78.18%) SQL
5 42 (76.36%) Scrum
6 41 (74.55%) SQL Server
7 39 (70.91%) ASP.NET
7 39 (70.91%) MVC
7 39 (70.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (65.45%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (60.00%) AngularJS
10 32 (58.18%) Unit Testing
11 31 (56.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 28 (50.91%) ASP.NET Web API
12 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
13 22 (40.00%) WCF
13 22 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
13 22 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
14 20 (36.36%) WPF
14 20 (36.36%) MS Excel
15 19 (34.55%) .NET Framework
15 19 (34.55%) Rhino Mocks
16 16 (29.09%) Finance
17 14 (25.45%) Moq
18 13 (23.64%) Enterprise Software
19 11 (20.00%) MVVM
19 11 (20.00%) Entity Framework
19 11 (20.00%) Castle Windsor

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 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Internet
2 4 (7.27%) NFC
2 4 (7.27%) SMPP
2 4 (7.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (74.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (80.00%) NUnit
2 31 (56.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (34.55%) Rhino Mocks
4 14 (25.45%) Moq
5 7 (12.73%) Visual Studio
6 4 (7.27%) MSBuild
7 3 (5.45%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.82%) Selenium
8 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (87.27%) Developer
2 43 (78.18%) .NET Developer
3 41 (74.55%) C# Developer
4 36 (65.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 17 (30.91%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (29.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (16.36%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (16.36%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 9 (16.36%) Senior C# Developer
8 9 (16.36%) Senior Developer
9 8 (14.55%) Agile .NET Developer
9 8 (14.55%) Agile C# Developer
9 8 (14.55%) Agile Developer
10 7 (12.73%) .NET Software Engineer
10 7 (12.73%) C# Software Engineer
10 7 (12.73%) Software Engineer
10 7 (12.73%) SQL Developer
11 5 (9.09%) Graduate
11 5 (9.09%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (70.91%) ASP.NET
2 39 (70.91%) ASP.NET MVC
3 33 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 28 (50.91%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
5 22 (40.00%) WCF
6 20 (36.36%) WPF
7 19 (34.55%) .NET Framework
8 11 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
8 11 (20.00%) Entity Framework
8 11 (20.00%) Ninject
8 11 (20.00%) Spring.NET
8 11 (20.00%) WinForms
9 10 (18.18%) XML
10 8 (14.55%) LINQ
10 8 (14.55%) Silverlight
10 8 (14.55%) Web Services
11 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 4 (7.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (14.55%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
5 5 (9.09%) Mobile App
5 5 (9.09%) Social Network
6 3 (5.45%) iPad
6 3 (5.45%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.82%) Tandem
7 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (83.64%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (83.64%) TDD
2 42 (76.36%) Scrum
3 39 (70.91%) MVC
4 36 (65.45%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (58.18%) Unit Testing
6 22 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
7 11 (20.00%) Kanban
7 11 (20.00%) MVVM
8 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 8 (14.55%) ATDD
9 8 (14.55%) OOP
9 8 (14.55%) System Testing
9 8 (14.55%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
10 6 (10.91%) Web Application Development
11 5 (9.09%) Web Development
12 3 (5.45%) BCP
12 3 (5.45%) Concurrent Programming
12 3 (5.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) C#
2 43 (78.18%) SQL
3 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 9 (16.36%) XAML
6 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Facebook
2 5 (9.09%) Twitter
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
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