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

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 570 574 562
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 340 398 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.38% 0.39% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.04% 2.22% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 330 384 413
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
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
16668 17905 17772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.46% 17.57% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14695 15313 14819
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 £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 August 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 August 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 +42 123 £55,000 - 7
North West +31 73 £40,000 +14.28% 4
South East +3 64 £37,500 -16.66% 6
East of England +35 32 £42,500 - 4
East Midlands -1 20 £27,500 -26.66% 3
Yorkshire +13 18 £55,000 +22.22% 5
South West -6 7 £44,000 +17.33% 1
North East -7 2 £70,000 +75.00% 1
MSTest
UK

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 705 (97.24%) C#
2 653 (90.07%) .NET
3 616 (84.97%) Agile Software Development
4 602 (83.03%) NUnit
5 499 (68.83%) Scrum
6 485 (66.90%) TDD
7 448 (61.79%) SQL Server
8 438 (60.41%) Continuous Integration
9 419 (57.79%) Rhino Mocks
10 417 (57.52%) Moq
11 400 (55.17%) WPF
11 400 (55.17%) ASP.NET
12 385 (53.10%) Unity DI Container
13 382 (52.69%) Kanban
14 381 (52.55%) Dependency Injection
15 373 (51.45%) Inversion of Control
16 364 (50.21%) Ninject
17 344 (47.45%) Windows
18 342 (47.17%) Spring.NET
18 342 (47.17%) Castle Windsor
19 333 (45.93%) WCF
20 327 (45.10%) MVC
21 318 (43.86%) MVVM
22 302 (41.66%) ASP.NET MVC
22 302 (41.66%) Finance
23 272 (37.52%) WinForms
24 247 (34.07%) SQL
25 213 (29.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
26 210 (28.97%) .NET Framework
27 180 (24.83%) JavaScript

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 (4.97%) CMS
1 36 (4.97%) IIS
2 11 (1.52%) Umbraco
3 8 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (0.69%) Confluence
5 4 (0.55%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.28%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.14%) Kentico
8 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 70 (9.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (1.93%) Beauchamp
2 4 (0.55%) BASE24
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 54 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (1.52%) SaaS
5 8 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (6.62%) Internet
2 16 (2.21%) Broadband
3 4 (0.55%) RTP
3 4 (0.55%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.55%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 448 (61.79%) SQL Server
2 138 (19.03%) SQL Server 2014
3 60 (8.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (2.62%) Relational Database
6 14 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.66%) NoSQL
7 12 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.52%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.10%) DocumentDB
10 8 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.97%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (0.69%) Big Data
13 5 (0.69%) MySQL
13 5 (0.69%) Neo4j
13 5 (0.69%) Redis
14 4 (0.55%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 602 (83.03%) NUnit
2 419 (57.79%) Rhino Mocks
3 417 (57.52%) Moq
4 100 (13.79%) Selenium
5 85 (11.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 72 (9.93%) SpecFlow
7 44 (6.07%) WebDriver
8 42 (5.79%) Visual Studio
9 37 (5.10%) JIRA
10 32 (4.41%) HP UFT
11 29 (4.00%) Git (software)
11 29 (4.00%) SoapUI
12 27 (3.72%) JMeter
13 20 (2.76%) Subversion
14 18 (2.48%) TeamCity
15 17 (2.34%) Jenkins
16 13 (1.79%) NSubstitute
17 11 (1.52%) CruiseControl
17 11 (1.52%) Hudson
18 10 (1.38%) MSBuild
General
1 302 (41.66%) Finance
2 81 (11.17%) Banking
3 54 (7.45%) Marketing
4 27 (3.72%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.62%) Advertising
7 18 (2.48%) Back Office
8 9 (1.24%) Retail
9 7 (0.97%) Front Office
10 6 (0.83%) Law
11 5 (0.69%) Automotive
12 3 (0.41%) Legal
12 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.14%) Electronics
14 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 605 (83.45%) Developer
2 495 (68.28%) .NET Developer
3 338 (46.62%) C# Developer
4 270 (37.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 142 (19.59%) WPF Developer
6 139 (19.17%) C# WPF Developer
7 105 (14.48%) Graduate
8 104 (14.34%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 104 (14.34%) Graduate Developer
9 96 (13.24%) .NET Software Developer
10 92 (12.69%) Junior
10 92 (12.69%) Junior Developer
11 81 (11.17%) Junior .NET Developer
12 69 (9.52%) Senior Developer
13 60 (8.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 59 (8.14%) Software Engineer
15 57 (7.86%) C# Software Engineer
16 56 (7.72%) .NET Software Engineer
17 53 (7.31%) Senior .NET Developer
18 48 (6.62%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 653 (90.07%) .NET
2 400 (55.17%) ASP.NET
2 400 (55.17%) WPF
3 385 (53.10%) Unity DI Container
4 364 (50.21%) Ninject
5 342 (47.17%) Castle Windsor
5 342 (47.17%) Spring.NET
6 333 (45.93%) WCF
7 302 (41.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 272 (37.52%) WinForms
9 213 (29.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 210 (28.97%) .NET Framework
11 153 (21.10%) CSS
11 153 (21.10%) HTML
12 149 (20.55%) jQuery
13 144 (19.86%) Web Services
14 101 (13.93%) SOAP
14 101 (13.93%) XML
15 80 (11.03%) ASP.NET Web API
16 78 (10.76%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 373 (51.45%) Inversion of Control
2 109 (15.03%) Computer Science
2 109 (15.03%) Enterprise Software
3 56 (7.72%) Client/Server
4 51 (7.03%) Social Network
5 47 (6.48%) Tandem
6 31 (4.28%) N-Tier
7 29 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (2.34%) Hedge funds
9 14 (1.93%) Fintech
10 6 (0.83%) User Experience
11 4 (0.55%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.41%) NHS
13 2 (0.28%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.28%) Derivative
14 1 (0.14%) Data Integration
14 1 (0.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 344 (47.45%) Windows
2 23 (3.17%) Windows 8
3 21 (2.90%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.10%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.28%) Android
6 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.28%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 616 (84.97%) Agile Software Development
2 499 (68.83%) Scrum
3 485 (66.90%) TDD
4 438 (60.41%) Continuous Integration
5 382 (52.69%) Kanban
6 381 (52.55%) Dependency Injection
7 327 (45.10%) MVC
8 318 (43.86%) MVVM
9 173 (23.86%) OO
10 160 (22.07%) Web Application Development
11 142 (19.59%) Unit Testing
12 87 (12.00%) Software Engineering
13 73 (10.07%) UML
14 71 (9.79%) OOP
15 60 (8.28%) Automated Testing
16 55 (7.59%) Multithreading
16 55 (7.59%) Test Scripting
17 52 (7.17%) DSDM
17 52 (7.17%) RUP
17 52 (7.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 705 (97.24%) C#
2 247 (34.07%) SQL
3 180 (24.83%) JavaScript
4 121 (16.69%) T-SQL
5 71 (9.79%) VB.NET
6 64 (8.83%) PL/SQL
7 62 (8.55%) C++
8 59 (8.14%) Java
8 59 (8.14%) VB
9 24 (3.31%) TypeScript
10 21 (2.90%) XAML
11 4 (0.55%) C
12 3 (0.41%) Delphi
13 2 (0.28%) X++
14 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (7.03%) Degree
2 22 (3.03%) ISTQB
3 21 (2.90%) ISEB
4 14 (1.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.69%) MCSD
7 1 (0.14%) MCAD
7 1 (0.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.69%) QA
2 6 (0.83%) SDET
Systems Management
1 15 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.69%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 102 (14.07%) Microsoft
2 62 (8.55%) Facebook
3 51 (7.03%) Twitter
4 27 (3.72%) Oracle
5 10 (1.38%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.55%) Capita
7 2 (0.28%) Apple
7 2 (0.28%) Google
7 2 (0.28%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.28%) LexisNexis
8 1 (0.14%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.14%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.14%) SAP
8 1 (0.14%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.14%) Xamarin
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