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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 150 161 183
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +22
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 29 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 0.66% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.17% 2.92% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 4
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £40,500
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
695 753 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.92% 22.71% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 612 661 452
Median salary £43,230 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 - 5 £50,000 - 1
MSTest
North West

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 56 (98.25%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (94.74%) C#
3 50 (87.72%) .NET
4 49 (85.96%) Scrum
5 41 (71.93%) HTML
6 40 (70.18%) JavaScript
6 40 (70.18%) CSS
6 40 (70.18%) NUnit
7 39 (68.42%) LINQ
8 38 (66.67%) WPF
9 37 (64.91%) jQuery
9 37 (64.91%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (63.16%) WCF
10 36 (63.16%) WF
10 36 (63.16%) ASP.NET
11 35 (61.40%) MVVM
12 32 (56.14%) SQL
13 31 (54.39%) Web Services
14 30 (52.63%) XML
15 29 (50.88%) Java
16 27 (47.37%) T-SQL
16 27 (47.37%) OO
17 26 (45.61%) PL/SQL
17 26 (45.61%) Finance
17 26 (45.61%) Software Engineering
18 25 (43.86%) Silverlight
18 25 (43.86%) Use Case
18 25 (43.86%) RESTful
18 25 (43.86%) Service Delivery
18 25 (43.86%) XSLT

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.54%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (70.18%) NUnit
2 12 (21.05%) SpecFlow
3 11 (19.30%) Selenium
4 10 (17.54%) Moq
4 10 (17.54%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (5.26%) Ranorex
5 3 (5.26%) SoapUI
5 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.51%) Fiddler
6 2 (3.51%) Firebug
6 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.75%) Grunt
7 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 26 (45.61%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Marketing
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Software Engineer
2 25 (43.86%) .NET Software Engineer
2 25 (43.86%) C# Software Engineer
3 24 (42.11%) Developer
4 23 (40.35%) .NET Developer
5 21 (36.84%) .NET Software Developer
6 14 (24.56%) C# Developer
7 13 (22.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (19.30%) C# Software Developer
8 11 (19.30%) Software Developer
9 7 (12.28%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (12.28%) Senior Developer
10 6 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (10.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 6 (10.53%) SQL Developer
10 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Developer
11 4 (7.02%) Senior C# Software Developer
11 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (7.02%) Senior SQL Developer
11 4 (7.02%) Senior SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (87.72%) .NET
2 41 (71.93%) HTML
3 40 (70.18%) CSS
4 39 (68.42%) LINQ
5 38 (66.67%) WPF
6 37 (64.91%) jQuery
7 36 (63.16%) ASP.NET
7 36 (63.16%) WCF
7 36 (63.16%) WF
8 31 (54.39%) Web Services
9 30 (52.63%) XML
10 25 (43.86%) RESTful
10 25 (43.86%) Silverlight
10 25 (43.86%) SOAP
10 25 (43.86%) XSLT
11 14 (24.56%) .NET Framework
11 14 (24.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (22.81%) Entity Framework
13 12 (21.05%) Ninject
14 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.26%) W3C
3 2 (3.51%) EPoS
4 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.11%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (98.25%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (85.96%) Scrum
3 37 (64.91%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (61.40%) MVVM
5 27 (47.37%) OO
6 26 (45.61%) Software Engineering
7 25 (43.86%) DSDM
7 25 (43.86%) RUP
7 25 (43.86%) Service Delivery
7 25 (43.86%) UML
7 25 (43.86%) Use Case
8 22 (38.60%) TDD
9 21 (36.84%) Kanban
10 13 (22.81%) MVC
11 12 (21.05%) Dependency Injection
11 12 (21.05%) Workflow
12 11 (19.30%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (19.30%) DevOps
12 11 (19.30%) Pair Programming
13 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (94.74%) C#
2 40 (70.18%) JavaScript
3 32 (56.14%) SQL
4 29 (50.88%) Java
5 27 (47.37%) T-SQL
6 26 (45.61%) PL/SQL
7 25 (43.86%) C++
8 10 (17.54%) VB
8 10 (17.54%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.75%) Python
9 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) ISEB
1 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.26%) Telerik
2 1 (1.75%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.75%) SAP
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