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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 551 536 598
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +62
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 372 440 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.43% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.22% 2.48% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 355 420 387
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 £32,500 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
16746 17762 17946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.25% 17.28% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 14746 15057 15197
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 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +40 120 £57,500 +4.54% 8
South East +11 82 £37,500 -16.66% 7
North West +31 72 £40,000 +14.28% 6
East of England +41 30 £42,500 +13.33% 4
East Midlands -15 23 £27,500 -26.66% 2
Yorkshire +2 20 £55,000 +69.23% 3
South West +11 16 £37,500 - 1
West Midlands -21 9 £37,500 -16.66% 1
MSTest
UK

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 722 (98.37%) C#
2 666 (90.74%) .NET
3 622 (84.74%) NUnit
4 615 (83.79%) Agile Software Development
5 488 (66.49%) Scrum
6 482 (65.67%) TDD
7 451 (61.44%) Moq
8 445 (60.63%) Rhino Mocks
9 444 (60.49%) SQL Server
10 439 (59.81%) Continuous Integration
11 413 (56.27%) Dependency Injection
12 409 (55.72%) ASP.NET
13 407 (55.45%) WPF
14 405 (55.18%) Inversion of Control
15 388 (52.86%) Unity DI Container
16 380 (51.77%) Kanban
17 374 (50.95%) Ninject
18 349 (47.55%) Castle Windsor
18 349 (47.55%) Spring.NET
19 345 (47.00%) MVC
20 340 (46.32%) Windows
21 331 (45.10%) MVVM
22 329 (44.82%) Finance
23 317 (43.19%) WCF
24 316 (43.05%) ASP.NET MVC
25 273 (37.19%) WinForms
26 232 (31.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
27 221 (30.11%) SQL
27 221 (30.11%) .NET Framework
28 172 (23.43%) 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 (4.90%) CMS
2 31 (4.22%) IIS
3 7 (0.95%) Umbraco
4 6 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.68%) Confluence
6 3 (0.41%) NServiceBus
6 3 (0.41%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.14%) Kentico
8 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (1.77%) Beauchamp
2 4 (0.54%) BASE24
3 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.91%) SaaS
4 10 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 44 (5.99%) Internet
2 19 (2.59%) Broadband
3 4 (0.54%) RTP
3 4 (0.54%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.54%) TETRA
4 1 (0.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 444 (60.49%) SQL Server
2 147 (20.03%) SQL Server 2014
3 50 (6.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (2.32%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.91%) NoSQL
6 14 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.23%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.95%) RavenDB
10 7 (0.95%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.82%) Big Data
12 5 (0.68%) DocumentDB
12 5 (0.68%) Neo4j
13 4 (0.54%) MarkLogic
13 4 (0.54%) MySQL
14 3 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 622 (84.74%) NUnit
2 451 (61.44%) Moq
3 445 (60.63%) Rhino Mocks
4 84 (11.44%) Selenium
5 70 (9.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 68 (9.26%) SpecFlow
7 46 (6.27%) Visual Studio
8 41 (5.59%) WebDriver
9 31 (4.22%) SoapUI
10 30 (4.09%) Git (software)
11 28 (3.81%) HP UFT
11 28 (3.81%) JMeter
12 24 (3.27%) JIRA
13 17 (2.32%) Subversion
14 13 (1.77%) Jenkins
14 13 (1.77%) NSubstitute
14 13 (1.77%) TeamCity
15 12 (1.63%) MSBuild
16 7 (0.95%) CruiseControl
16 7 (0.95%) Hudson
General
1 329 (44.82%) Finance
2 107 (14.58%) Banking
3 48 (6.54%) Marketing
4 27 (3.68%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.27%) Telecoms
6 22 (3.00%) Law
7 19 (2.59%) Back Office
8 14 (1.91%) Advertising
9 11 (1.50%) Retail
10 8 (1.09%) Front Office
11 6 (0.82%) Legal
12 4 (0.54%) Automotive
12 4 (0.54%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.14%) Electronics
15 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.14%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 632 (86.10%) Developer
2 507 (69.07%) .NET Developer
3 382 (52.04%) C# Developer
4 302 (41.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 158 (21.53%) WPF Developer
6 153 (20.84%) C# WPF Developer
7 101 (13.76%) Graduate
8 100 (13.62%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 100 (13.62%) Graduate Developer
9 89 (12.13%) .NET Software Developer
9 89 (12.13%) Junior
9 89 (12.13%) Junior Developer
10 80 (10.90%) Junior .NET Developer
11 60 (8.17%) ASP.NET Developer
11 60 (8.17%) Senior Developer
12 58 (7.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 57 (7.77%) Software Engineer
14 54 (7.36%) C# Software Engineer
15 53 (7.22%) .NET Software Engineer
16 50 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 666 (90.74%) .NET
2 409 (55.72%) ASP.NET
3 407 (55.45%) WPF
4 388 (52.86%) Unity DI Container
5 374 (50.95%) Ninject
6 349 (47.55%) Castle Windsor
6 349 (47.55%) Spring.NET
7 317 (43.19%) WCF
8 316 (43.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 273 (37.19%) WinForms
10 232 (31.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 221 (30.11%) .NET Framework
12 147 (20.03%) HTML
13 143 (19.48%) CSS
14 136 (18.53%) Web Services
15 133 (18.12%) jQuery
16 94 (12.81%) XML
17 92 (12.53%) SOAP
18 79 (10.76%) LINQ
19 76 (10.35%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 405 (55.18%) Inversion of Control
2 109 (14.85%) Enterprise Software
3 105 (14.31%) Computer Science
4 57 (7.77%) Social Network
5 55 (7.49%) Client/Server
6 47 (6.40%) Tandem
7 32 (4.36%) N-Tier
8 23 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (2.59%) Fintech
10 16 (2.18%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.54%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.54%) NHS
12 2 (0.27%) Derivative
12 2 (0.27%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.27%) User Experience
13 1 (0.14%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.14%) Equities
13 1 (0.14%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.14%) Mobile Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 340 (46.32%) Windows
2 23 (3.13%) Windows 8
3 19 (2.59%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.09%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.54%) Android
5 4 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.54%) Windows Phone
5 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.54%) Windows Vista
5 4 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (83.79%) Agile Software Development
2 488 (66.49%) Scrum
3 482 (65.67%) TDD
4 439 (59.81%) Continuous Integration
5 413 (56.27%) Dependency Injection
6 380 (51.77%) Kanban
7 345 (47.00%) MVC
8 331 (45.10%) MVVM
9 172 (23.43%) OO
10 157 (21.39%) Web Application Development
11 139 (18.94%) Unit Testing
12 87 (11.85%) Multithreading
12 87 (11.85%) Software Engineering
13 70 (9.54%) UML
14 63 (8.58%) OOP
15 50 (6.81%) DSDM
15 50 (6.81%) RUP
15 50 (6.81%) Service Delivery
15 50 (6.81%) Use Case
16 49 (6.68%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 722 (98.37%) C#
2 221 (30.11%) SQL
3 168 (22.89%) JavaScript
4 118 (16.08%) T-SQL
5 67 (9.13%) VB.NET
6 60 (8.17%) C++
6 60 (8.17%) PL/SQL
7 57 (7.77%) VB
8 55 (7.49%) Java
9 17 (2.32%) TypeScript
10 15 (2.04%) XAML
11 4 (0.54%) C
12 3 (0.41%) Delphi
13 2 (0.27%) X++
14 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.14%) Ruby
14 1 (0.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (6.40%) Degree
2 17 (2.32%) ISTQB
3 14 (1.91%) ISEB
4 7 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.27%) MCSD
7 1 (0.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.41%) QA
2 4 (0.54%) SDET
Systems Management
1 11 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.41%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 103 (14.03%) Microsoft
2 68 (9.26%) Facebook
3 57 (7.77%) Twitter
4 32 (4.36%) Oracle
5 6 (0.82%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.54%) Apple
6 4 (0.54%) Capita
6 4 (0.54%) Google
6 4 (0.54%) LexisNexis
7 3 (0.41%) Telerik
8 2 (0.27%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.27%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.14%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.14%) SAP
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