The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 89 102 87
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 7 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.73% 0.48% 1.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.95% 2.75% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 20
Median salary £52,500 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -30.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MSTest
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Development Applications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
177 218 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.46% 17.55% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 139 174 137
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing MSTest as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MSTest
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the Essex region.

MSTest Salary Trend in Essex

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Essex

MSTest
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Basildon - 6 £52,500 - 2
Colchester - 1 £30,000 - 1
MSTest
East of England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Essex region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) TDD
2 16 (94.12%) WCF
2 16 (94.12%) Dependency Injection
2 16 (94.12%) Rhino Mocks
2 16 (94.12%) Unity DI Container
3 13 (76.47%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (76.47%) AngularJS
3 13 (76.47%) WPF
3 13 (76.47%) Unit Testing
3 13 (76.47%) .NET Framework
4 12 (70.59%) XAML
4 12 (70.59%) OOP
4 12 (70.59%) SQL
4 12 (70.59%) T-SQL
4 12 (70.59%) Web Services
4 12 (70.59%) Silverlight
4 12 (70.59%) Entity Framework
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) Windows
7 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
7 6 (35.29%) System Testing
7 6 (35.29%) Web Development
7 6 (35.29%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
8 5 (29.41%) MVC
8 5 (29.41%) NUnit
8 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (29.41%) NUnit
3 4 (23.53%) Moq
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) C# Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) Unity DI Container
2 16 (94.12%) WCF
3 13 (76.47%) .NET Framework
3 13 (76.47%) AngularJS
3 13 (76.47%) WPF
4 12 (70.59%) Entity Framework
4 12 (70.59%) Silverlight
4 12 (70.59%) Web Services
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (23.53%) Castle Windsor
6 4 (23.53%) Ninject
6 4 (23.53%) Spring.NET
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (11.76%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (5.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (23.53%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) TDD
2 16 (94.12%) Dependency Injection
3 13 (76.47%) Unit Testing
4 12 (70.59%) OOP
5 6 (35.29%) System Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (35.29%) Web Development
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) MVC
7 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (23.53%) Kanban
7 4 (23.53%) Scrum
7 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
8 1 (5.88%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
2 12 (70.59%) T-SQL
2 12 (70.59%) XAML
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCAD
1 1 (5.88%) MCP
1 1 (5.88%) MCSD
1 1 (5.88%) MCTS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago