The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 147 172 186
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +14
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 37 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.03% 0.42% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.03% 2.07% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 37 15 9
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +39.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £41,400
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 Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
736 726 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.41% 20.25% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 660 639 491
Median salary £42,960 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MSTest
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Manchester

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Manchester

MSTest
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Rochdale +7 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1
MSTest
North West

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 57 (100.00%) C#
1 57 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (98.25%) .NET
3 53 (92.98%) Scrum
4 43 (75.44%) NUnit
4 43 (75.44%) WPF
5 42 (73.68%) LINQ
6 40 (70.18%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (70.18%) jQuery
6 40 (70.18%) MVVM
6 40 (70.18%) JavaScript
6 40 (70.18%) HTML
7 39 (68.42%) ASP.NET
7 39 (68.42%) CSS
7 39 (68.42%) WF
7 39 (68.42%) WCF
8 29 (50.88%) Web Services
8 29 (50.88%) SQL Server
8 29 (50.88%) SQL
9 28 (49.12%) TDD
10 27 (47.37%) Finance
10 27 (47.37%) Java
10 27 (47.37%) XML
10 27 (47.37%) Windows
10 27 (47.37%) OO
10 27 (47.37%) Kanban
11 26 (45.61%) Use Case
11 26 (45.61%) RESTful
11 26 (45.61%) Silverlight
11 26 (45.61%) RUP

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (50.88%) SQL Server
2 14 (24.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (75.44%) NUnit
2 14 (24.56%) Moq
2 14 (24.56%) Rhino Mocks
2 14 (24.56%) SpecFlow
3 13 (22.81%) Selenium
4 1 (1.75%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (47.37%) Finance
2 15 (26.32%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) Developer
2 29 (50.88%) .NET Developer
3 27 (47.37%) .NET Software Developer
4 26 (45.61%) .NET Software Engineer
4 26 (45.61%) C# Software Engineer
4 26 (45.61%) Software Engineer
5 16 (28.07%) C# Developer
6 15 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (22.81%) C# Software Developer
7 13 (22.81%) Software Developer
8 7 (12.28%) Senior C# Developer
8 7 (12.28%) Senior Developer
9 6 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (10.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Senior C# Software Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Senior SQL Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Senior SQL Server Developer
10 4 (7.02%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (98.25%) .NET
2 43 (75.44%) WPF
3 42 (73.68%) LINQ
4 40 (70.18%) HTML
4 40 (70.18%) jQuery
5 39 (68.42%) ASP.NET
5 39 (68.42%) CSS
5 39 (68.42%) WCF
5 39 (68.42%) WF
6 29 (50.88%) Web Services
7 27 (47.37%) XML
8 26 (45.61%) RESTful
8 26 (45.61%) Silverlight
8 26 (45.61%) SOAP
8 26 (45.61%) XSLT
9 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (28.07%) Ninject
10 15 (26.32%) .NET Framework
10 15 (26.32%) Entity Framework
11 14 (24.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (47.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (92.98%) Scrum
3 40 (70.18%) Continuous Integration
3 40 (70.18%) MVVM
4 28 (49.12%) TDD
5 27 (47.37%) Kanban
5 27 (47.37%) OO
6 26 (45.61%) DSDM
6 26 (45.61%) RUP
6 26 (45.61%) Service Delivery
6 26 (45.61%) Software Engineering
6 26 (45.61%) UML
6 26 (45.61%) Use Case
7 16 (28.07%) Dependency Injection
8 14 (24.56%) MVC
9 13 (22.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (22.81%) DevOps
9 13 (22.81%) Pair Programming
9 13 (22.81%) Workflow
10 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) C#
2 40 (70.18%) JavaScript
3 29 (50.88%) SQL
4 27 (47.37%) Java
5 26 (45.61%) C++
5 26 (45.61%) PL/SQL
5 26 (45.61%) T-SQL
6 14 (24.56%) VB
6 14 (24.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
1 1 (1.75%) ISEB
1 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.75%) SAP
1 1 (1.75%) Telerik
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary with additional NCC Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Rochdale
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago