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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
UK / Scotland
Rank 130 162 161
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -1
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 6 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.034% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.31% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%
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
459 448 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 19.97% 15.27% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 260 285 295
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 £32,500
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 21 February 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 - 6 £40,000 - 1
MSTest
UK

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) NUnit
2 8 (72.73%) Subversion
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (72.73%) WebDriver
2 8 (72.73%) OOP
2 8 (72.73%) OO
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
2 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
2 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 8 (72.73%) SpecFlow
2 8 (72.73%) Gherkin
2 8 (72.73%) User Stories
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Deployment
3 3 (27.27%) Castle Windsor
3 3 (27.27%) Ninject
3 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (27.27%) Facebook
3 3 (27.27%) Twitter
3 3 (27.27%) WPF
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration

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 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) NUnit
2 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 8 (72.73%) SpecFlow
2 8 (72.73%) Subversion
2 8 (72.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
2 8 (72.73%) WebDriver
3 3 (27.27%) Moq
3 3 (27.27%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Test Automation Engineer
1 8 (72.73%) Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) QA Automation Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) QA Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) QA Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) Gherkin
3 3 (27.27%) Castle Windsor
3 3 (27.27%) Ninject
3 3 (27.27%) Spring.NET
3 3 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (27.27%) WinForms
3 3 (27.27%) WPF
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (27.27%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Continuous Deployment
1 8 (72.73%) OO
1 8 (72.73%) OOP
1 8 (72.73%) Scrum
1 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
1 8 (72.73%) User Stories
2 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (27.27%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (27.27%) Kanban
2 3 (27.27%) MVVM
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) VB
2 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Facebook
2 3 (27.27%) Twitter