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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 543 496 592
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +96
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 380 500 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.49% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.27% 2.89% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 360 474 377
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,450 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
16758 17298 17996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.20% 16.94% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14728 14675 15323
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 £33,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -7 112 £60,000 +9.09% 8
South East +36 100 £37,500 -16.66% 9
North West +24 72 £40,000 +14.28% 5
East Midlands -14 27 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire -4 22 £55,000 +57.14% 2
East of England +25 20 £42,500 +13.33% 4
South West 0 15 £37,500 +7.14% 2
West Midlands -27 12 £37,500 -16.66% 2
MSTest
UK

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 756 (97.67%) C#
2 700 (90.44%) .NET
3 662 (85.53%) NUnit
4 642 (82.95%) Agile Software Development
5 485 (62.66%) TDD
6 483 (62.40%) Moq
7 481 (62.14%) Scrum
8 469 (60.59%) Rhino Mocks
9 461 (59.56%) SQL Server
10 453 (58.53%) Continuous Integration
11 443 (57.24%) Dependency Injection
12 429 (55.43%) Inversion of Control
13 424 (54.78%) WPF
14 414 (53.49%) ASP.NET
15 399 (51.55%) Unity DI Container
16 385 (49.74%) Ninject
17 378 (48.84%) Kanban
18 365 (47.16%) MVC
19 362 (46.77%) Finance
20 359 (46.38%) Spring.NET
21 358 (46.25%) Castle Windsor
22 350 (45.22%) MVVM
23 342 (44.19%) Windows
24 322 (41.60%) ASP.NET MVC
25 320 (41.34%) WCF
26 273 (35.27%) WinForms
27 238 (30.75%) SQL
28 235 (30.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
29 232 (29.97%) .NET Framework
30 172 (22.22%) 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 39 (5.04%) CMS
2 18 (2.33%) IIS
3 6 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.52%) NServiceBus
5 3 (0.39%) Confluence
5 3 (0.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.13%) Kentico
6 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 46 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (1.68%) Beauchamp
2 4 (0.52%) BASE24
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.58%) SaaS
3 10 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.17%) Internet
2 21 (2.71%) Broadband
3 4 (0.52%) RTP
3 4 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.52%) TETRA
4 3 (0.39%) HTTP
5 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 461 (59.56%) SQL Server
2 159 (20.54%) SQL Server 2014
3 36 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (2.45%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (1.81%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.03%) RavenDB
10 7 (0.90%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.78%) Big Data
11 6 (0.78%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.52%) MarkLogic
13 3 (0.39%) DocumentDB
13 3 (0.39%) MySQL
13 3 (0.39%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.26%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 662 (85.53%) NUnit
2 483 (62.40%) Moq
3 469 (60.59%) Rhino Mocks
4 73 (9.43%) Selenium
5 72 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 62 (8.01%) SpecFlow
7 48 (6.20%) Visual Studio
8 42 (5.43%) WebDriver
9 37 (4.78%) SoapUI
10 32 (4.13%) HP UFT
11 30 (3.88%) JMeter
12 24 (3.10%) Git (software)
13 19 (2.45%) MSBuild
14 12 (1.55%) JIRA
15 11 (1.42%) Subversion
16 10 (1.29%) NSubstitute
17 7 (0.90%) TeamCity
18 5 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 5 (0.65%) Jenkins
19 4 (0.52%) ReSharper
General
1 362 (46.77%) Finance
2 131 (16.93%) Banking
3 44 (5.68%) Marketing
4 35 (4.52%) Law
5 28 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 27 (3.49%) Investment Banking
7 19 (2.45%) Back Office
8 12 (1.55%) Advertising
8 12 (1.55%) Retail
9 9 (1.16%) Front Office
10 6 (0.78%) Legal
11 5 (0.65%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.26%) Automotive
13 2 (0.26%) Games
13 2 (0.26%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.26%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.13%) Electronics
14 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 665 (85.92%) Developer
2 529 (68.35%) .NET Developer
3 417 (53.88%) C# Developer
4 329 (42.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 178 (23.00%) WPF Developer
6 173 (22.35%) C# WPF Developer
7 98 (12.66%) Graduate
8 97 (12.53%) Graduate Developer
9 96 (12.40%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 82 (10.59%) .NET Software Developer
11 81 (10.47%) ASP.NET Developer
11 81 (10.47%) Junior
11 81 (10.47%) Junior Developer
12 79 (10.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 75 (9.69%) Junior .NET Developer
14 61 (7.88%) Software Engineer
15 60 (7.75%) Senior Developer
16 56 (7.24%) C# Software Engineer
17 54 (6.98%) .NET Software Engineer
18 47 (6.07%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 700 (90.44%) .NET
2 424 (54.78%) WPF
3 414 (53.49%) ASP.NET
4 399 (51.55%) Unity DI Container
5 385 (49.74%) Ninject
6 359 (46.38%) Spring.NET
7 358 (46.25%) Castle Windsor
8 322 (41.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 320 (41.34%) WCF
10 273 (35.27%) WinForms
11 235 (30.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 232 (29.97%) .NET Framework
13 142 (18.35%) HTML
14 135 (17.44%) CSS
15 133 (17.18%) Web Services
16 125 (16.15%) jQuery
17 86 (11.11%) XML
18 80 (10.34%) LINQ
19 74 (9.56%) SOAP
20 71 (9.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 429 (55.43%) Inversion of Control
2 124 (16.02%) Enterprise Software
3 99 (12.79%) Computer Science
4 69 (8.91%) Social Network
5 56 (7.24%) Client/Server
6 45 (5.81%) Tandem
7 36 (4.65%) N-Tier
8 30 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (2.97%) Fintech
10 16 (2.07%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.52%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.52%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.52%) NHS
12 3 (0.39%) W3C
13 2 (0.26%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.26%) Derivative
13 2 (0.26%) EPoS
13 2 (0.26%) Equities
14 1 (0.13%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 342 (44.19%) Windows
2 17 (2.20%) Windows 8
3 13 (1.68%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.03%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.52%) Android
6 4 (0.52%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.52%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.52%) Windows Phone
6 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.52%) Windows Vista
6 4 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (82.95%) Agile Software Development
2 485 (62.66%) TDD
3 481 (62.14%) Scrum
4 453 (58.53%) Continuous Integration
5 443 (57.24%) Dependency Injection
6 378 (48.84%) Kanban
7 365 (47.16%) MVC
8 350 (45.22%) MVVM
9 172 (22.22%) OO
10 154 (19.90%) Web Application Development
11 138 (17.83%) Unit Testing
12 108 (13.95%) Multithreading
13 96 (12.40%) Software Engineering
14 69 (8.91%) UML
15 54 (6.98%) DSDM
16 53 (6.85%) OOP
17 50 (6.46%) RUP
17 50 (6.46%) Service Delivery
17 50 (6.46%) Use Case
18 45 (5.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 756 (97.67%) C#
2 238 (30.75%) SQL
3 170 (21.96%) JavaScript
4 131 (16.93%) T-SQL
5 63 (8.14%) VB.NET
6 61 (7.88%) PL/SQL
7 60 (7.75%) C++
8 57 (7.36%) Java
9 55 (7.11%) VB
10 17 (2.20%) TypeScript
11 14 (1.81%) XAML
12 4 (0.52%) C
13 3 (0.39%) Delphi
13 3 (0.39%) VB6
14 2 (0.26%) Ruby
14 2 (0.26%) X++
15 1 (0.13%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (6.20%) Degree
2 16 (2.07%) ISTQB
3 15 (1.94%) ISEB
4 5 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.26%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 124 (16.02%) Microsoft
2 80 (10.34%) Facebook
3 69 (8.91%) Twitter
4 33 (4.26%) Oracle
5 4 (0.52%) Apple
5 4 (0.52%) Capita
5 4 (0.52%) EPiServer
5 4 (0.52%) Google
5 4 (0.52%) LexisNexis
5 4 (0.52%) Telerik
6 3 (0.39%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.26%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.13%) Charles River
8 1 (0.13%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.13%) SAP
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