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 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
UK / England
Rank 558 514 535
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +21
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 268 447 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.79% 2.58% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 250 428 426
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
14972 17358 16201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 19.15% 18.18% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 12818 15066 13819
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 £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 19 February 2017.

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 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
London -40 87 £55,000 -8.33% 5
North West -26 50 £45,000 +20.00% 4
East of England +34 33 £40,000 -5.88% 3
South East -7 33 £37,500 -16.66% 9
Yorkshire +32 27 £55,000 +4.76% 4
South West +39 23 £40,000 -3.61% 2
East Midlands +4 9 £55,000 +100.00%
West Midlands +25 6 £42,500 +25.92% 4
MSTest
UK

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

1 563 (93.68%) C#
2 559 (93.01%) .NET
3 506 (84.19%) NUnit
4 502 (83.53%) Agile Software Development
5 409 (68.05%) Scrum
6 400 (66.56%) SQL Server
7 386 (64.23%) TDD
8 376 (62.56%) Continuous Integration
9 330 (54.91%) WPF
10 322 (53.58%) ASP.NET
11 300 (49.92%) WCF
12 284 (47.25%) Moq
13 281 (46.76%) Rhino Mocks
14 277 (46.09%) Unity DI Container
15 276 (45.92%) Dependency Injection
15 276 (45.92%) Windows
16 271 (45.09%) Inversion of Control
17 268 (44.59%) Finance
18 267 (44.43%) Ninject
19 266 (44.26%) Castle Windsor
20 265 (44.09%) Kanban
21 258 (42.93%) Spring.NET
22 257 (42.76%) SQL
23 250 (41.60%) MVVM
24 240 (39.93%) MVC
25 225 (37.44%) ASP.NET MVC
26 216 (35.94%) WinForms
27 198 (32.95%) JavaScript
28 194 (32.28%) .NET Framework
29 171 (28.45%) 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 37 (6.16%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (1.66%) IIS
3 9 (1.50%) CMS
4 7 (1.16%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.33%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 69 (11.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 44 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.16%) SaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.32%) Internet
2 17 (2.83%) Broadband
3 4 (0.67%) NFC
3 4 (0.67%) SMPP
3 4 (0.67%) SMS
4 2 (0.33%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.33%) FTP
4 2 (0.33%) RS-232
4 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (66.56%) SQL Server
2 137 (22.80%) SQL Server 2014
3 40 (6.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (4.49%) Relational Database
5 24 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (2.16%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (0.83%) DocumentDB
11 5 (0.83%) Redis
12 4 (0.67%) MySQL
13 3 (0.50%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.33%) Big Data
14 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 506 (84.19%) NUnit
2 284 (47.25%) Moq
3 281 (46.76%) Rhino Mocks
4 115 (19.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 59 (9.82%) Visual Studio
6 52 (8.65%) Selenium
7 31 (5.16%) SpecFlow
8 24 (3.99%) JIRA
9 20 (3.33%) Git (software)
9 20 (3.33%) Subversion
10 15 (2.50%) WebDriver
11 14 (2.33%) MSBuild
12 12 (2.00%) Jenkins
13 10 (1.66%) HP UFT
13 10 (1.66%) SoapUI
14 9 (1.50%) NCover
15 6 (1.00%) Jasmine
15 6 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
16 5 (0.83%) TeamCity
17 4 (0.67%) Cucumber
General
1 268 (44.59%) Finance
2 92 (15.31%) Banking
3 57 (9.48%) Marketing
4 26 (4.33%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.83%) Legal
7 7 (1.16%) Retail
8 3 (0.50%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.33%) Advertising
9 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.33%) Front Office
10 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 462 (76.87%) Developer
2 405 (67.39%) .NET Developer
3 236 (39.27%) C# Developer
4 212 (35.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 105 (17.47%) C# WPF Developer
5 105 (17.47%) WPF Developer
6 71 (11.81%) C# Software Engineer
6 71 (11.81%) Senior Developer
6 71 (11.81%) Software Engineer
7 70 (11.65%) Graduate
7 70 (11.65%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 70 (11.65%) Graduate Developer
8 69 (11.48%) .NET Software Engineer
9 61 (10.15%) Senior .NET Developer
10 60 (9.98%) ASP.NET Developer
11 59 (9.82%) .NET Software Developer
12 56 (9.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 53 (8.82%) Junior
13 53 (8.82%) Junior Developer
14 47 (7.82%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 559 (93.01%) .NET
2 330 (54.91%) WPF
3 322 (53.58%) ASP.NET
4 300 (49.92%) WCF
5 277 (46.09%) Unity DI Container
6 267 (44.43%) Ninject
7 266 (44.26%) Castle Windsor
8 258 (42.93%) Spring.NET
9 225 (37.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 216 (35.94%) WinForms
11 194 (32.28%) .NET Framework
12 147 (24.46%) jQuery
13 141 (23.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 136 (22.63%) HTML
15 123 (20.47%) Web Services
16 120 (19.97%) XML
17 112 (18.64%) CSS
18 103 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web API
19 93 (15.47%) LINQ
20 88 (14.64%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 271 (45.09%) Inversion of Control
2 78 (12.98%) Computer Science
3 77 (12.81%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (7.32%) Social Network
5 43 (7.15%) Tandem
6 33 (5.49%) Client/Server
7 16 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.33%) Mobile Payment
9 7 (1.16%) Fintech
10 6 (1.00%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.83%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.50%) iPad
12 3 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (0.50%) User Experience
13 2 (0.33%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.33%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.33%) Industrial Internet of Things
13 2 (0.33%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.33%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 276 (45.92%) Windows
2 4 (0.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (0.67%) Windows 8
3 3 (0.50%) Linux
4 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (0.17%) Android
5 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (83.53%) Agile Software Development
2 409 (68.05%) Scrum
3 386 (64.23%) TDD
4 376 (62.56%) Continuous Integration
5 276 (45.92%) Dependency Injection
6 265 (44.09%) Kanban
7 250 (41.60%) MVVM
8 240 (39.93%) MVC
9 171 (28.45%) OO
10 96 (15.97%) Web Application Development
11 86 (14.31%) Software Engineering
12 72 (11.98%) Service Delivery
13 69 (11.48%) UML
14 64 (10.65%) RUP
15 63 (10.48%) Unit Testing
16 62 (10.32%) DSDM
16 62 (10.32%) Use Case
17 40 (6.66%) Asset Management
17 40 (6.66%) Front End Development
18 39 (6.49%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 563 (93.68%) C#
2 257 (42.76%) SQL
3 198 (32.95%) JavaScript
4 126 (20.97%) T-SQL
5 94 (15.64%) Java
6 81 (13.48%) C++
7 75 (12.48%) PL/SQL
8 49 (8.15%) VB.NET
9 48 (7.99%) VB
10 28 (4.66%) TypeScript
11 11 (1.83%) XAML
12 6 (1.00%) C
13 5 (0.83%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 41 (6.82%) Degree
2 19 (3.16%) ISTQB
3 18 (3.00%) ISEB
4 13 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.82%) QA
2 3 (0.50%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.50%) Puppet
3 2 (0.33%) Ansible
3 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 113 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 52 (8.65%) Twitter
3 44 (7.32%) Facebook
4 16 (2.66%) Oracle
5 4 (0.67%) Atlassian
5 4 (0.67%) Telerik
5 4 (0.67%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.33%) Typemock
7 1 (0.17%) HP
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £65000 - £95000 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
Wimborne, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £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
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Crowborough, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
BJSS Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Highly Competitive Package + Great Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Amersham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £28000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: From £40,000 to £49,999 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Surrey
Applicant Services
Salary: Salary up to £40,000per annum + on target bonus of 5% + contributory pension
Posted: 13 days ago