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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 555 504 584
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +80
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 345 490 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.48% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.08% 2.68% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 333 470 397
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
16620 18250 17317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.74% 17.86% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14532 15693 14364
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 £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +11 133 £55,000 - 10
North West +14 77 £40,000 +14.28% 6
South East -11 63 £40,000 -11.11% 5
East of England +30 29 £52,500 +16.66%
Yorkshire +11 16 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East Midlands -5 15 £27,500 -26.66% 3
South West -6 6 £44,000 +17.33%
West Midlands -33 3 - -
North East -2 2 £70,000 +75.00%
MSTest
UK

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 697 (96.27%) C#
2 649 (89.64%) .NET
3 599 (82.73%) Agile Software Development
4 593 (81.91%) NUnit
5 492 (67.96%) Scrum
6 483 (66.71%) TDD
7 462 (63.81%) SQL Server
8 427 (58.98%) Continuous Integration
9 408 (56.35%) Rhino Mocks
10 397 (54.83%) Moq
11 394 (54.42%) WPF
12 392 (54.14%) ASP.NET
13 380 (52.49%) Unity DI Container
14 369 (50.97%) Kanban
15 364 (50.28%) Dependency Injection
16 359 (49.59%) Ninject
17 355 (49.03%) Inversion of Control
18 347 (47.93%) WCF
19 344 (47.51%) Windows
20 335 (46.27%) Spring.NET
20 335 (46.27%) Castle Windsor
21 311 (42.96%) MVC
22 306 (42.27%) MVVM
23 295 (40.75%) Finance
24 294 (40.61%) ASP.NET MVC
25 273 (37.71%) WinForms
26 262 (36.19%) SQL
27 207 (28.59%) .NET Framework
28 206 (28.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
29 182 (25.14%) JavaScript

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 41 (5.66%) IIS
2 28 (3.87%) CMS
3 11 (1.52%) Umbraco
4 10 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.69%) Confluence
7 4 (0.55%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.55%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.14%) Kentico
8 1 (0.14%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 83 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (1.93%) Beauchamp
2 3 (0.41%) BASE24
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (0.97%) SaaS
6 5 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.08%) Internet
2 12 (1.66%) Broadband
3 4 (0.55%) RTP
3 4 (0.55%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.55%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (63.81%) SQL Server
2 135 (18.65%) SQL Server 2014
3 70 (9.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (2.76%) Relational Database
5 17 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.52%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.38%) NoSQL
9 10 (1.38%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.24%) DocumentDB
11 8 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.83%) Redis
14 5 (0.69%) MySQL
14 5 (0.69%) Neo4j
15 3 (0.41%) Big Data
15 3 (0.41%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 593 (81.91%) NUnit
2 408 (56.35%) Rhino Mocks
3 397 (54.83%) Moq
4 108 (14.92%) Selenium
5 99 (13.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 67 (9.25%) SpecFlow
7 47 (6.49%) Visual Studio
8 43 (5.94%) JIRA
9 41 (5.66%) WebDriver
10 32 (4.42%) HP UFT
11 29 (4.01%) Git (software)
12 25 (3.45%) SoapUI
13 24 (3.31%) Subversion
14 23 (3.18%) JMeter
15 20 (2.76%) Jenkins
16 18 (2.49%) TeamCity
17 13 (1.80%) MSBuild
17 13 (1.80%) NSubstitute
18 11 (1.52%) CruiseControl
18 11 (1.52%) Hudson
General
1 295 (40.75%) Finance
2 71 (9.81%) Banking
3 57 (7.87%) Marketing
4 27 (3.73%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.90%) Advertising
6 17 (2.35%) Back Office
7 16 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.83%) Front Office
8 6 (0.83%) Retail
9 5 (0.69%) Automotive
10 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.28%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.14%) Legal
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 587 (81.08%) Developer
2 477 (65.88%) .NET Developer
3 323 (44.61%) C# Developer
4 253 (34.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 130 (17.96%) C# WPF Developer
5 130 (17.96%) WPF Developer
6 101 (13.95%) Graduate
7 100 (13.81%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 100 (13.81%) Graduate Developer
8 96 (13.26%) .NET Software Developer
9 91 (12.57%) Junior
9 91 (12.57%) Junior Developer
10 74 (10.22%) Junior .NET Developer
11 73 (10.08%) Senior Developer
12 59 (8.15%) Software Engineer
13 58 (8.01%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 58 (8.01%) Senior .NET Developer
14 57 (7.87%) C# Software Engineer
15 56 (7.73%) .NET Software Engineer
16 46 (6.35%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 649 (89.64%) .NET
2 394 (54.42%) WPF
3 392 (54.14%) ASP.NET
4 380 (52.49%) Unity DI Container
5 359 (49.59%) Ninject
6 347 (47.93%) WCF
7 335 (46.27%) Castle Windsor
7 335 (46.27%) Spring.NET
8 294 (40.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 273 (37.71%) WinForms
10 207 (28.59%) .NET Framework
11 206 (28.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 154 (21.27%) HTML
13 152 (20.99%) jQuery
14 150 (20.72%) CSS
15 147 (20.30%) Web Services
16 111 (15.33%) XML
17 105 (14.50%) SOAP
18 82 (11.33%) Entity Framework
19 80 (11.05%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 355 (49.03%) Inversion of Control
2 111 (15.33%) Enterprise Software
3 109 (15.06%) Computer Science
4 55 (7.60%) Client/Server
5 50 (6.91%) Tandem
6 48 (6.63%) Social Network
7 30 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (3.59%) N-Tier
9 17 (2.35%) Hedge funds
10 6 (0.83%) User Experience
11 5 (0.69%) Fintech
12 4 (0.55%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.41%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.41%) NHS
14 2 (0.28%) Derivative
15 1 (0.14%) Data Integration
15 1 (0.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 344 (47.51%) Windows
2 25 (3.45%) Windows 7
2 25 (3.45%) Windows 8
3 8 (1.10%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (82.73%) Agile Software Development
2 492 (67.96%) Scrum
3 483 (66.71%) TDD
4 427 (58.98%) Continuous Integration
5 369 (50.97%) Kanban
6 364 (50.28%) Dependency Injection
7 311 (42.96%) MVC
8 306 (42.27%) MVVM
9 170 (23.48%) OO
10 160 (22.10%) Web Application Development
11 147 (20.30%) Unit Testing
12 86 (11.88%) Software Engineering
13 75 (10.36%) UML
14 71 (9.81%) OOP
15 69 (9.53%) Automated Testing
16 62 (8.56%) Test Scripting
17 52 (7.18%) DSDM
17 52 (7.18%) RUP
17 52 (7.18%) Service Delivery
17 52 (7.18%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 697 (96.27%) C#
2 262 (36.19%) SQL
3 182 (25.14%) JavaScript
4 124 (17.13%) T-SQL
5 67 (9.25%) VB.NET
6 65 (8.98%) Java
6 65 (8.98%) PL/SQL
7 63 (8.70%) C++
8 57 (7.87%) VB
9 24 (3.31%) XAML
10 23 (3.18%) TypeScript
11 4 (0.55%) C
12 3 (0.41%) Delphi
13 2 (0.28%) X++
14 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (6.91%) Degree
2 24 (3.31%) ISTQB
3 23 (3.18%) ISEB
4 19 (2.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.69%) MCSD
7 1 (0.14%) MCAD
7 1 (0.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.52%) QA
2 8 (1.10%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.69%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 112 (15.47%) Microsoft
2 59 (8.15%) Facebook
3 52 (7.18%) Twitter
4 30 (4.14%) Oracle
5 12 (1.66%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.55%) Capita
7 2 (0.28%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.14%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.14%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.14%) Xamarin
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Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwood, Middlesex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + generous bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
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London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Rochdale
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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