The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - 65 68
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 2.96% 0.99%
As % of the Development Applications category - 13.94% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 23 8
Median salary - £40,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MSTest
England

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

Development Applications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
125 165 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 15.80% 21.21% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 106 132 85
Median salary £37,900 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,534 £30,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

MSTest
Salary Trend in the North East

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

MSTest Salary Trend in the North East

MSTest
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 3 (100.00%) Autofac
1 3 (100.00%) NServiceBus
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (66.67%) git-flow
2 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (100.00%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) git-flow
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (100.00%) Autofac
1 3 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft