The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 550 483 588
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +105
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 367 533 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.52% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.20% 3.11% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 345 490 404
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MSTest
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16689 17130 18367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.16% 16.75% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 14577 14440 15538
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in England

MSTest
Salary Trend in England

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

MSTest Salary Trend in England

MSTest
Salary Histogram in England

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

MSTest Salary Histogram in England

MSTest
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the 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
London +9 114 £60,000 +9.09% 5
South East +15 94 £38,750 -11.42% 14
North West +16 72 £40,000 +11.11% 9
East Midlands -2 24 £36,250 -3.33% 4
Yorkshire -21 21 £55,000 +46.66% 2
East of England +20 15 £50,000 +33.33% 2
South West +1 14 £37,500 +7.14% 3
West Midlands -37 12 £37,500 -6.25% 4
North East -11 1 £40,000 -
MSTest
UK

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 England region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 801 (97.56%) C#
2 742 (90.38%) .NET
3 691 (84.17%) NUnit
4 664 (80.88%) Agile Software Development
5 521 (63.46%) Moq
6 496 (60.41%) Rhino Mocks
7 494 (60.17%) SQL Server
8 488 (59.44%) Scrum
9 487 (59.32%) TDD
10 469 (57.13%) Continuous Integration
11 459 (55.91%) Dependency Injection
12 446 (54.32%) Inversion of Control
13 444 (54.08%) ASP.NET
14 431 (52.50%) WPF
15 413 (50.30%) Unity DI Container
16 403 (49.09%) MVC
17 395 (48.11%) Ninject
18 391 (47.62%) Finance
19 383 (46.65%) Kanban
20 367 (44.70%) Spring.NET
21 366 (44.58%) Castle Windsor
22 358 (43.61%) ASP.NET MVC
23 356 (43.36%) MVVM
24 337 (41.05%) Windows
25 334 (40.68%) WCF
26 267 (32.52%) WinForms
27 255 (31.06%) .NET Framework
28 252 (30.69%) SQL
29 250 (30.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
30 181 (22.05%) OO

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in 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 36 (4.38%) CMS
2 15 (1.83%) IIS
3 9 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (0.61%) NServiceBus
4 5 (0.61%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.37%) Node.js
6 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 60 (7.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (1.58%) Beauchamp
2 4 (0.49%) BASE24
3 3 (0.37%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.12%) Endur
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (2.92%) SaaS
3 10 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.87%) Internet
2 25 (3.05%) Broadband
3 3 (0.37%) HTTP
3 3 (0.37%) RTP
3 3 (0.37%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.37%) TETRA
4 2 (0.24%) NFC
4 2 (0.24%) SMPP
4 2 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 494 (60.17%) SQL Server
2 165 (20.10%) SQL Server 2014
3 31 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (2.31%) Relational Database
7 17 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.34%) NoSQL
9 11 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (1.22%) RavenDB
10 10 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.85%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.49%) Big Data
12 4 (0.49%) MarkLogic
13 2 (0.24%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.24%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.24%) MySQL
13 2 (0.24%) QlikView
14 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 691 (84.17%) NUnit
2 521 (63.46%) Moq
3 496 (60.41%) Rhino Mocks
4 96 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 77 (9.38%) Selenium
6 55 (6.70%) SpecFlow
7 52 (6.33%) Visual Studio
8 42 (5.12%) WebDriver
9 40 (4.87%) SoapUI
10 33 (4.02%) HP UFT
11 28 (3.41%) JMeter
11 28 (3.41%) MSBuild
12 22 (2.68%) Git (software)
13 11 (1.34%) Subversion
14 10 (1.22%) JIRA
15 8 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
15 8 (0.97%) ReSharper
15 8 (0.97%) T4 Templates
16 7 (0.85%) TeamCity
17 5 (0.61%) NSubstitute
General
1 391 (47.62%) Finance
2 154 (18.76%) Banking
3 40 (4.87%) Law
4 39 (4.75%) Marketing
5 33 (4.02%) Telecoms
6 27 (3.29%) Investment Banking
7 20 (2.44%) Back Office
8 12 (1.46%) Front Office
8 12 (1.46%) Retail
9 9 (1.10%) Advertising
10 6 (0.73%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.61%) Legal
12 4 (0.49%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.37%) Automotive
13 3 (0.37%) Games
13 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.12%) Electronics
14 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 701 (85.38%) Developer
2 555 (67.60%) .NET Developer
3 445 (54.20%) C# Developer
4 354 (43.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 189 (23.02%) WPF Developer
6 184 (22.41%) C# WPF Developer
7 100 (12.18%) ASP.NET Developer
8 98 (11.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 95 (11.57%) Graduate
10 94 (11.45%) Graduate Developer
11 93 (11.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 82 (9.99%) .NET Software Developer
13 75 (9.14%) Junior
13 75 (9.14%) Junior Developer
14 72 (8.77%) Junior .NET Developer
15 60 (7.31%) Software Engineer
16 58 (7.06%) Senior Developer
17 56 (6.82%) C# Software Engineer
18 54 (6.58%) .NET Software Engineer
19 53 (6.46%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 742 (90.38%) .NET
2 444 (54.08%) ASP.NET
3 431 (52.50%) WPF
4 413 (50.30%) Unity DI Container
5 395 (48.11%) Ninject
6 367 (44.70%) Spring.NET
7 366 (44.58%) Castle Windsor
8 358 (43.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 334 (40.68%) WCF
10 267 (32.52%) WinForms
11 255 (31.06%) .NET Framework
12 250 (30.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 137 (16.69%) Web Services
14 136 (16.57%) HTML
15 125 (15.23%) jQuery
16 123 (14.98%) CSS
17 88 (10.72%) LINQ
18 85 (10.35%) XML
19 69 (8.40%) ASP.NET Web API
20 67 (8.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 446 (54.32%) Inversion of Control
2 135 (16.44%) Enterprise Software
3 96 (11.69%) Computer Science
4 78 (9.50%) Social Network
5 55 (6.70%) Client/Server
6 42 (5.12%) Tandem
7 34 (4.14%) N-Tier
8 31 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (2.80%) Fintech
10 15 (1.83%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.73%) Equities
12 4 (0.49%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.49%) W3C
13 3 (0.37%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.24%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.24%) Data Integration
14 2 (0.24%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.24%) EPoS
15 1 (0.12%) Fixed Income
15 1 (0.12%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 337 (41.05%) Windows
2 10 (1.22%) Windows 8
3 7 (0.85%) Windows Server
4 6 (0.73%) Windows 7
4 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.49%) Android
5 4 (0.49%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.49%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.49%) Windows Phone
5 4 (0.49%) Windows Vista
5 4 (0.49%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 664 (80.88%) Agile Software Development
2 488 (59.44%) Scrum
3 487 (59.32%) TDD
4 469 (57.13%) Continuous Integration
5 459 (55.91%) Dependency Injection
6 403 (49.09%) MVC
7 383 (46.65%) Kanban
8 356 (43.36%) MVVM
9 181 (22.05%) OO
10 159 (19.37%) Web Application Development
11 136 (16.57%) Unit Testing
12 120 (14.62%) Multithreading
13 100 (12.18%) Software Engineering
14 67 (8.16%) UML
15 58 (7.06%) DSDM
16 55 (6.70%) OOP
17 54 (6.58%) Service Delivery
18 50 (6.09%) RUP
18 50 (6.09%) Use Case
19 44 (5.36%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 801 (97.56%) C#
2 252 (30.69%) SQL
3 171 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 138 (16.81%) T-SQL
5 64 (7.80%) PL/SQL
6 63 (7.67%) C++
7 58 (7.06%) Java
8 54 (6.58%) VB.NET
9 47 (5.72%) VB
10 17 (2.07%) TypeScript
11 15 (1.83%) XAML
12 6 (0.73%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.37%) C
13 3 (0.37%) Delphi
13 3 (0.37%) VB6
14 2 (0.24%) Ruby
14 2 (0.24%) X++
15 1 (0.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 52 (6.33%) Degree
2 20 (2.44%) ISEB
3 18 (2.19%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.24%) MCP
7 1 (0.12%) MCAD
7 1 (0.12%) MCSD
7 1 (0.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.53%) QA
2 2 (0.24%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.12%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.12%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 147 (17.90%) Microsoft
2 85 (10.35%) Facebook
3 78 (9.50%) Twitter
4 40 (4.87%) Oracle
5 5 (0.61%) Telerik
6 4 (0.49%) Apple
6 4 (0.49%) EPiServer
6 4 (0.49%) Google
6 4 (0.49%) LexisNexis
7 3 (0.37%) Capita
7 3 (0.37%) Charles River
8 2 (0.24%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.24%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.24%) Tableau
9 1 (0.12%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits, 25 Days Holiday, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
IntaPeople
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago