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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 526 480 614
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +134
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 364 537 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.54% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.27% 3.05% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 349 514 363
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £61,350 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
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
16030 17633 16999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 19.07% 17.73% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13772 15096 14410
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 £34,000 £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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -8 123 £60,000 - 6
North West -39 75 £40,000 +6.66% 9
South East +14 68 £48,500 +7.77% 5
East of England +21 31 £46,250 -7.50% 4
East Midlands -1 21 £52,500 +55.55% 1
Yorkshire +2 20 £55,000 +10.00% 4
South West +27 14 £26,250 -30.00% 4
West Midlands -13 12 £35,000 -17.64%
MSTest
UK

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 661 (95.52%) C#
2 639 (92.34%) .NET
3 573 (82.80%) NUnit
4 561 (81.07%) Agile Software Development
5 466 (67.34%) Scrum
6 455 (65.75%) TDD
7 451 (65.17%) SQL Server
8 412 (59.54%) ASP.NET
9 388 (56.07%) Continuous Integration
10 359 (51.88%) WCF
11 339 (48.99%) WPF
11 339 (48.99%) Rhino Mocks
11 339 (48.99%) Moq
12 324 (46.82%) MVC
13 323 (46.68%) Kanban
14 319 (46.10%) Unity DI Container
15 317 (45.81%) Dependency Injection
16 311 (44.94%) ASP.NET MVC
16 311 (44.94%) Windows
17 302 (43.64%) Ninject
18 299 (43.21%) Inversion of Control
19 296 (42.77%) Castle Windsor
20 293 (42.34%) Finance
20 293 (42.34%) Spring.NET
21 289 (41.76%) SQL
22 251 (36.27%) MVVM
23 244 (35.26%) .NET Framework
24 240 (34.68%) WinForms
25 212 (30.64%) JavaScript
26 211 (30.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 30 (4.34%) IIS
2 27 (3.90%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (2.31%) CMS
4 11 (1.59%) Umbraco
5 7 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.72%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.58%) Confluence
8 3 (0.43%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.14%) Kentico
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 77 (11.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 63 (9.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.59%) SaaS
5 7 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.29%) Office 365
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 50 (7.23%) Internet
2 4 (0.58%) Broadband
2 4 (0.58%) NFC
2 4 (0.58%) SMPP
2 4 (0.58%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 451 (65.17%) SQL Server
2 120 (17.34%) SQL Server 2014
3 73 (10.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (3.32%) Relational Database
6 22 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (1.59%) DocumentDB
7 11 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
8 10 (1.45%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.30%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.30%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.30%) Redis
10 8 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (0.72%) MySQL
11 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (0.58%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 573 (82.80%) NUnit
2 339 (48.99%) Moq
2 339 (48.99%) Rhino Mocks
3 128 (18.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 97 (14.02%) Selenium
5 68 (9.83%) SpecFlow
6 63 (9.10%) Visual Studio
7 45 (6.50%) JIRA
8 34 (4.91%) Git (software)
9 33 (4.77%) Subversion
10 27 (3.90%) WebDriver
11 24 (3.47%) Jenkins
12 23 (3.32%) HP UFT
13 18 (2.60%) TeamCity
14 15 (2.17%) SoapUI
15 13 (1.88%) MSBuild
16 12 (1.73%) CruiseControl
17 11 (1.59%) Hudson
17 11 (1.59%) Jasmine
17 11 (1.59%) JMeter
General
1 293 (42.34%) Finance
2 96 (13.87%) Banking
3 57 (8.24%) Marketing
4 27 (3.90%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.59%) Advertising
6 8 (1.16%) Retail
7 6 (0.87%) Legal
8 4 (0.58%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.43%) Automotive
9 3 (0.43%) Back Office
9 3 (0.43%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 539 (77.89%) Developer
2 463 (66.91%) .NET Developer
3 274 (39.60%) C# Developer
4 235 (33.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 109 (15.75%) C# WPF Developer
5 109 (15.75%) WPF Developer
6 97 (14.02%) .NET Software Developer
7 90 (13.01%) Graduate
7 90 (13.01%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 90 (13.01%) Graduate Developer
8 89 (12.86%) Senior Developer
9 76 (10.98%) Senior .NET Developer
10 75 (10.84%) Junior
10 75 (10.84%) Junior Developer
11 68 (9.83%) C# Software Engineer
11 68 (9.83%) Software Engineer
12 66 (9.54%) .NET Software Engineer
13 62 (8.96%) Junior .NET Developer
14 60 (8.67%) Senior C# Developer
15 59 (8.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 639 (92.34%) .NET
2 412 (59.54%) ASP.NET
3 359 (51.88%) WCF
4 339 (48.99%) WPF
5 319 (46.10%) Unity DI Container
6 311 (44.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 302 (43.64%) Ninject
8 296 (42.77%) Castle Windsor
9 293 (42.34%) Spring.NET
10 244 (35.26%) .NET Framework
11 240 (34.68%) WinForms
12 211 (30.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 174 (25.14%) jQuery
14 160 (23.12%) HTML
15 148 (21.39%) CSS
16 140 (20.23%) Web Services
17 131 (18.93%) XML
18 112 (16.18%) ASP.NET Web API
19 100 (14.45%) Entity Framework
20 97 (14.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 299 (43.21%) Inversion of Control
2 104 (15.03%) Computer Science
3 100 (14.45%) Enterprise Software
4 46 (6.65%) Social Network
5 43 (6.21%) Client/Server
6 42 (6.07%) Tandem
7 25 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (1.45%) N-Tier
9 8 (1.16%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
10 7 (1.01%) Fintech
10 7 (1.01%) User Experience
11 5 (0.72%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.43%) iPad
12 3 (0.43%) Mobile Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Derivative
13 2 (0.29%) NHS
14 1 (0.14%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.14%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.14%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 311 (44.94%) Windows
2 16 (2.31%) Windows 7
2 16 (2.31%) Windows 8
3 2 (0.29%) Linux
4 1 (0.14%) Android
4 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (81.07%) Agile Software Development
2 466 (67.34%) Scrum
3 455 (65.75%) TDD
4 388 (56.07%) Continuous Integration
5 324 (46.82%) MVC
6 323 (46.68%) Kanban
7 317 (45.81%) Dependency Injection
8 251 (36.27%) MVVM
9 183 (26.45%) OO
10 144 (20.81%) Web Application Development
11 106 (15.32%) Unit Testing
12 83 (11.99%) Software Engineering
13 73 (10.55%) UML
14 68 (9.83%) Service Delivery
15 62 (8.96%) OOP
16 58 (8.38%) DSDM
16 58 (8.38%) RUP
16 58 (8.38%) Use Case
17 49 (7.08%) Automated Testing
18 48 (6.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 661 (95.52%) C#
2 289 (41.76%) SQL
3 212 (30.64%) JavaScript
4 131 (18.93%) T-SQL
5 81 (11.71%) Java
6 70 (10.12%) C++
7 68 (9.83%) PL/SQL
8 55 (7.95%) VB.NET
9 51 (7.37%) VB
10 33 (4.77%) TypeScript
11 20 (2.89%) XAML
12 5 (0.72%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.29%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (7.37%) Degree
2 21 (3.03%) ISEB
3 18 (2.60%) ISTQB
4 17 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.72%) MCSD
7 1 (0.14%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.65%) QA
2 9 (1.30%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.58%) Perfmon
3 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 116 (16.76%) Microsoft
2 54 (7.80%) Twitter
3 48 (6.94%) Facebook
4 16 (2.31%) Oracle
5 11 (1.59%) Atlassian
6 5 (0.72%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.14%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.14%) Typemock
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