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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
UK / England
Rank 537 497 563
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +66
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 324 452 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.49% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.14% 2.78% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 306 434 375
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £62,500 £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
15174 16277 15616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 19.26% 17.71% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13063 14073 13293
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 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +4 105 £60,000 - 5
North West -28 63 £40,000 +6.66% 5
South East +4 48 £42,500 -5.55% 4
East of England +28 36 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Yorkshire +13 21 £55,000 +10.00% 4
East Midlands +18 20 £55,000 +100.00%
South West +26 18 £27,500 -28.10% 2
West Midlands +1 13 £38,750 - 3
MSTest
UK

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 638 (94.38%) C#
2 630 (93.20%) .NET
3 564 (83.43%) NUnit
4 554 (81.95%) Agile Software Development
5 455 (67.31%) Scrum
6 448 (66.27%) SQL Server
7 440 (65.09%) TDD
8 399 (59.02%) Continuous Integration
9 380 (56.21%) ASP.NET
10 349 (51.63%) WPF
11 335 (49.56%) WCF
12 330 (48.82%) Moq
13 326 (48.22%) Rhino Mocks
14 310 (45.86%) Unity DI Container
14 310 (45.86%) Kanban
15 309 (45.71%) Dependency Injection
16 304 (44.97%) Windows
17 299 (44.23%) Inversion of Control
17 299 (44.23%) Ninject
18 296 (43.79%) Castle Windsor
19 292 (43.20%) MVC
20 290 (42.90%) Spring.NET
21 287 (42.46%) Finance
22 280 (41.42%) SQL
23 275 (40.68%) ASP.NET MVC
24 262 (38.76%) MVVM
25 236 (34.91%) WinForms
26 228 (33.73%) .NET Framework
27 211 (31.21%) JavaScript
28 185 (27.37%) 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 35 (5.18%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (2.22%) IIS
3 12 (1.78%) CMS
4 6 (0.89%) Umbraco
5 5 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.74%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 76 (11.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 57 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.63%) SaaS
5 4 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.30%) Office 365
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.51%) Internet
2 16 (2.37%) Broadband
3 4 (0.59%) NFC
3 4 (0.59%) SMPP
3 4 (0.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 448 (66.27%) SQL Server
2 141 (20.86%) SQL Server 2014
3 57 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (3.99%) Relational Database
4 27 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (1.63%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (1.18%) DocumentDB
9 8 (1.18%) Redis
10 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (0.74%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.74%) MySQL
11 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.59%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 564 (83.43%) NUnit
2 330 (48.82%) Moq
3 326 (48.22%) Rhino Mocks
4 126 (18.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 79 (11.69%) Selenium
6 62 (9.17%) Visual Studio
7 48 (7.10%) SpecFlow
8 36 (5.33%) JIRA
9 30 (4.44%) Subversion
10 29 (4.29%) Git (software)
11 20 (2.96%) WebDriver
12 17 (2.51%) HP UFT
13 15 (2.22%) Jenkins
13 15 (2.22%) MSBuild
14 10 (1.48%) Jasmine
15 9 (1.33%) NCover
15 9 (1.33%) SoapUI
16 8 (1.18%) CruiseControl
16 8 (1.18%) TeamCity
17 6 (0.89%) Hudson
General
1 287 (42.46%) Finance
2 99 (14.64%) Banking
3 61 (9.02%) Marketing
4 27 (3.99%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.37%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.33%) Advertising
6 9 (1.33%) Legal
6 9 (1.33%) Retail
7 3 (0.44%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.30%) Automotive
8 2 (0.30%) Front Office
9 1 (0.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 523 (77.37%) Developer
2 462 (68.34%) .NET Developer
3 258 (38.17%) C# Developer
4 231 (34.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 110 (16.27%) C# WPF Developer
5 110 (16.27%) WPF Developer
6 87 (12.87%) .NET Software Developer
7 82 (12.13%) Graduate
7 82 (12.13%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 82 (12.13%) Graduate Developer
8 81 (11.98%) Senior Developer
9 72 (10.65%) C# Software Engineer
9 72 (10.65%) Software Engineer
10 70 (10.36%) .NET Software Engineer
10 70 (10.36%) Senior .NET Developer
11 64 (9.47%) ASP.NET Developer
12 62 (9.17%) Junior
12 62 (9.17%) Junior Developer
13 56 (8.28%) SQL Developer
14 54 (7.99%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 630 (93.20%) .NET
2 380 (56.21%) ASP.NET
3 349 (51.63%) WPF
4 335 (49.56%) WCF
5 310 (45.86%) Unity DI Container
6 299 (44.23%) Ninject
7 296 (43.79%) Castle Windsor
8 290 (42.90%) Spring.NET
9 275 (40.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 236 (34.91%) WinForms
11 228 (33.73%) .NET Framework
12 181 (26.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 167 (24.70%) jQuery
14 155 (22.93%) HTML
15 134 (19.82%) Web Services
16 132 (19.53%) CSS
17 123 (18.20%) XML
18 111 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web API
19 98 (14.50%) AngularJS
20 95 (14.05%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 299 (44.23%) Inversion of Control
2 93 (13.76%) Computer Science
3 91 (13.46%) Enterprise Software
4 46 (6.80%) Social Network
5 44 (6.51%) Tandem
6 38 (5.62%) Client/Server
7 23 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
9 7 (1.04%) Mobile App
10 6 (0.89%) Fintech
10 6 (0.89%) User Experience
11 5 (0.74%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.74%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.44%) iPad
12 3 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.15%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.15%) Hedge funds
14 1 (0.15%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.15%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 304 (44.97%) Windows
2 6 (0.89%) Windows 7
2 6 (0.89%) Windows 8
3 2 (0.30%) Linux
4 1 (0.15%) Android
4 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (81.95%) Agile Software Development
2 455 (67.31%) Scrum
3 440 (65.09%) TDD
4 399 (59.02%) Continuous Integration
5 310 (45.86%) Kanban
6 309 (45.71%) Dependency Injection
7 292 (43.20%) MVC
8 262 (38.76%) MVVM
9 185 (27.37%) OO
10 122 (18.05%) Web Application Development
11 87 (12.87%) Software Engineering
12 79 (11.69%) Unit Testing
13 72 (10.65%) Service Delivery
13 72 (10.65%) UML
14 62 (9.17%) DSDM
14 62 (9.17%) RUP
14 62 (9.17%) Use Case
15 51 (7.54%) OOP
16 46 (6.80%) Asset Management
17 45 (6.66%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 638 (94.38%) C#
2 280 (41.42%) SQL
3 211 (31.21%) JavaScript
4 132 (19.53%) T-SQL
5 88 (13.02%) Java
6 78 (11.54%) C++
7 75 (11.09%) PL/SQL
8 57 (8.43%) VB.NET
9 56 (8.28%) VB
10 32 (4.73%) TypeScript
11 15 (2.22%) XAML
12 6 (0.89%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (7.25%) Degree
2 21 (3.11%) ISEB
3 18 (2.66%) ISTQB
4 17 (2.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.59%) MCSD
7 1 (0.15%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.54%) QA
2 7 (1.04%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.44%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 121 (17.90%) Microsoft
2 54 (7.99%) Twitter
3 46 (6.80%) Facebook
4 15 (2.22%) Oracle
5 7 (1.04%) Atlassian
6 5 (0.74%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.30%) Typemock
8 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.15%) Sitecore
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