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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 57 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 4 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.92% 0.19% 1.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.06% 1.41% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 6
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
79 71 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.20% 13.65% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 65 58 55
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £40,500 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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

MSTest
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Burnley - 3 £32,500 -
MSTest
North West

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Kanban
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) JSON
2 4 (66.67%) CMS
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 4 (66.67%) Sass
2 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (66.67%) SOLID
2 4 (66.67%) Fintech
3 2 (33.33%) NUnit

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (66.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Moq
1 2 (33.33%) NUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) JSON
2 4 (66.67%) Sass
2 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (33.33%) Ninject
3 2 (33.33%) Spring.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Fintech
2 2 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Kanban
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) SOLID
2 4 (66.67%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft