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

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - 93 93
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.71% 1.10%
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.02% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 14
Median salary - £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
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 Essex region.

Development Applications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
136 224 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.38% 17.74% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 96 176 110
Median salary £46,924 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.31% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 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 Essex region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
1 13 (100.00%) OOP
1 13 (100.00%) XAML
1 13 (100.00%) WCF
1 13 (100.00%) WPF
1 13 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 13 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 13 (100.00%) System Testing
1 13 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 13 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 13 (100.00%) TDD
1 13 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 13 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 13 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 13 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 13 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
2 9 (69.23%) Web Development
2 9 (69.23%) AngularJS
3 7 (53.85%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering

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 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) .NET Developer
1 11 (84.62%) C# .NET Developer
1 11 (84.62%) C# Developer
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
1 11 (84.62%) Senior .NET Developer
1 11 (84.62%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 11 (84.62%) Senior C# Developer
1 11 (84.62%) Senior Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior SQL Developer
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Software Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 13 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 13 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 13 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 13 (100.00%) WCF
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
1 13 (100.00%) WPF
2 9 (69.23%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 13 (100.00%) OOP
1 13 (100.00%) System Testing
1 13 (100.00%) TDD
1 13 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 13 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Web Development
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 13 (100.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft