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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - 53 69
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.30% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category - 9.38% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Median salary - £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.50%
MSTest
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
71 64 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.22% 13.91% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 61 51 51
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Lancashire