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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 155 175 182
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +7
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 37 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.00% 0.42% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.53% 2.20% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 37 16 11
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +35.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
816 726 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.95% 19.23% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 724 654 541
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +1 9 £50,000 +11.11%
MSTest
North West

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 62 (100.00%) C#
1 62 (100.00%) .NET
1 62 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (93.55%) Scrum
3 48 (77.42%) NUnit
3 48 (77.42%) WPF
4 46 (74.19%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (70.97%) MVVM
6 43 (69.35%) LINQ
7 41 (66.13%) WF
7 41 (66.13%) WCF
8 39 (62.90%) jQuery
8 39 (62.90%) JavaScript
8 39 (62.90%) ASP.NET
8 39 (62.90%) CSS
8 39 (62.90%) HTML
9 35 (56.45%) TDD
9 35 (56.45%) SQL Server
10 33 (53.23%) Windows
10 33 (53.23%) Kanban
11 29 (46.77%) SQL
12 27 (43.55%) T-SQL
12 27 (43.55%) Java
12 27 (43.55%) C++
12 27 (43.55%) PL/SQL
12 27 (43.55%) Web Services
12 27 (43.55%) XML
12 27 (43.55%) OO
13 25 (40.32%) RUP
13 25 (40.32%) DSDM

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 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (56.45%) SQL Server
2 19 (30.65%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 48 (77.42%) NUnit
2 19 (30.65%) Moq
2 19 (30.65%) Rhino Mocks
3 14 (22.58%) Selenium
3 14 (22.58%) SpecFlow
General
1 25 (40.32%) Finance
2 19 (30.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (59.68%) .NET Developer
1 37 (59.68%) Developer
2 35 (56.45%) .NET Software Developer
3 25 (40.32%) .NET Software Engineer
3 25 (40.32%) C# Software Engineer
3 25 (40.32%) Software Engineer
4 18 (29.03%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (29.03%) C# Developer
5 16 (25.81%) C# Software Developer
5 16 (25.81%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.06%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.45%) C# WPF Developer
7 4 (6.45%) WPF Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (77.42%) WPF
3 43 (69.35%) LINQ
4 41 (66.13%) WCF
4 41 (66.13%) WF
5 39 (62.90%) ASP.NET
5 39 (62.90%) CSS
5 39 (62.90%) HTML
5 39 (62.90%) jQuery
6 27 (43.55%) Web Services
6 27 (43.55%) XML
7 25 (40.32%) RESTful
7 25 (40.32%) Silverlight
7 25 (40.32%) SOAP
7 25 (40.32%) XSLT
8 21 (33.87%) Ninject
9 19 (30.65%) Castle Windsor
9 19 (30.65%) Spring.NET
9 19 (30.65%) Unity DI Container
9 19 (30.65%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 33 (53.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (93.55%) Scrum
3 46 (74.19%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (70.97%) MVVM
5 35 (56.45%) TDD
6 33 (53.23%) Kanban
7 27 (43.55%) OO
8 25 (40.32%) DSDM
8 25 (40.32%) RUP
8 25 (40.32%) Service Delivery
8 25 (40.32%) Software Engineering
8 25 (40.32%) UML
8 25 (40.32%) Use Case
9 21 (33.87%) Dependency Injection
10 14 (22.58%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (22.58%) DevOps
10 14 (22.58%) MVC
10 14 (22.58%) Pair Programming
10 14 (22.58%) Workflow
11 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) C#
2 39 (62.90%) JavaScript
3 29 (46.77%) SQL
4 27 (43.55%) C++
4 27 (43.55%) Java
4 27 (43.55%) PL/SQL
4 27 (43.55%) T-SQL
5 19 (30.65%) VB
5 19 (30.65%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
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