The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
UK / Scotland
Rank 124 147 164
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +17
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 11 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.069% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.41% 0.40% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 1
Median salary £40,000 £33,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -32.50%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
456 494 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 20.11% 17.10% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 269 315 298
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
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 Scotland

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MSTest
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Scotland

MSTest
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +15 8 £40,000 +23.07%
North Lanarkshire - 3 £35,000 -
MSTest
UK

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) Scrum
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) NUnit
2 11 (78.57%) Selenium
2 11 (78.57%) User Stories
3 8 (57.14%) SpecFlow
3 8 (57.14%) Gherkin
3 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 8 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 8 (57.14%) Subversion
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 8 (57.14%) OOP
3 8 (57.14%) OO
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 8 (57.14%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) QA
4 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Kanban
5 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Spring.NET
5 3 (21.43%) RSpec
5 3 (21.43%) JBehave
5 3 (21.43%) Dependency Injection

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) NUnit
1 11 (78.57%) Selenium
2 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (57.14%) SpecFlow
2 8 (57.14%) Subversion
2 8 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 8 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 3 (21.43%) FitNesse
3 3 (21.43%) JBehave
3 3 (21.43%) Moq
3 3 (21.43%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (21.43%) RSpec
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Test Automation Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) QA Automation Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) QA Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) QA Test Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Quality Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) Gherkin
3 3 (21.43%) Castle Windsor
3 3 (21.43%) Ninject
3 3 (21.43%) Spring.NET
3 3 (21.43%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (21.43%) WinForms
3 3 (21.43%) WPF
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (21.43%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
1 3 (21.43%) Social Network
1 3 (21.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (78.57%) Scrum
1 11 (78.57%) User Stories
2 8 (57.14%) Continuous Deployment
2 8 (57.14%) OO
2 8 (57.14%) OOP
2 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) ATDD
4 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (21.43%) Kanban
4 3 (21.43%) MVVM
4 3 (21.43%) SDLC
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) UML
4 3 (21.43%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) VB
2 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Facebook
2 3 (21.43%) Twitter