The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 128 122 133
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 2 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.62% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.87% 5.22% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 8
Median salary £38,750 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MSTest
Berkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
230 268 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.20% 11.90% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 203 220 215
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MSTest
Salary Trend in Reading

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Reading

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 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 Reading region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) NUnit
4 1 (25.00%) Telerik
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Telerik