The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 372 380 398
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +18
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 64 77 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.37% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.94% 2.13% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 64 75 84
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3303 3622 3452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 18.05% 17.39% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2954 3135 2834
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,800 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South 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 South East

MSTest
Salary Trend in the South East

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

MSTest Salary Trend in the South East

MSTest
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the South East region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

MSTest Salary Histogram in the South East

MSTest
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Hampshire +24 35 £35,000 - 3
Surrey +35 13 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +28 6 £51,500 +14.44%
Oxfordshire -7 5 £42,500 -12.82%
Kent +3 4 £37,500 -25.00% 1
West Sussex -2 1 £25,000 -28.57%
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 154 (96.25%) C#
2 140 (87.50%) NUnit
3 131 (81.88%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (81.25%) .NET
5 101 (63.13%) SQL Server
6 91 (56.88%) Windows
6 91 (56.88%) Scrum
7 87 (54.38%) TDD
8 84 (52.50%) ASP.NET
9 71 (44.38%) SQL
10 69 (43.13%) Kanban
10 69 (43.13%) Rhino Mocks
10 69 (43.13%) Moq
11 67 (41.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 67 (41.88%) MVC
12 66 (41.25%) Continuous Integration
13 65 (40.63%) Inversion of Control
14 63 (39.38%) Unit Testing
14 63 (39.38%) WinForms
15 61 (38.13%) Dependency Injection
15 61 (38.13%) Spring.NET
15 61 (38.13%) Castle Windsor
15 61 (38.13%) Ninject
15 61 (38.13%) Unity DI Container
16 55 (34.38%) WPF
17 54 (33.75%) MVVM
18 50 (31.25%) Selenium
19 48 (30.00%) JavaScript
20 47 (29.38%) WCF
21 46 (28.75%) jQuery

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 28 (17.50%) IIS
2 25 (15.63%) CMS
3 7 (4.38%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) BASE24
2 2 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (8.75%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (63.13%) SQL Server
2 36 (22.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 30 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 140 (87.50%) NUnit
2 69 (43.13%) Moq
2 69 (43.13%) Rhino Mocks
3 50 (31.25%) Selenium
4 42 (26.25%) WebDriver
5 33 (20.63%) SpecFlow
6 28 (17.50%) SoapUI
7 27 (16.88%) HP UFT
7 27 (16.88%) JMeter
8 25 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (9.38%) JIRA
9 15 (9.38%) Visual Studio
10 8 (5.00%) Git (software)
10 8 (5.00%) Subversion
11 7 (4.38%) CruiseControl
11 7 (4.38%) Hudson
11 7 (4.38%) Jenkins
11 7 (4.38%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.88%) Selenium IDE
13 2 (1.25%) MSBuild
General
1 41 (25.63%) Finance
2 16 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.50%) Advertising
4 7 (4.38%) Marketing
5 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 140 (87.50%) Developer
2 88 (55.00%) .NET Developer
3 66 (41.25%) C# Developer
4 42 (26.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (16.25%) Test Automation Developer
6 23 (14.38%) Junior
6 23 (14.38%) Junior Developer
7 21 (13.13%) Senior Developer
8 20 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
8 20 (12.50%) WPF Developer
9 19 (11.88%) Senior .NET Developer
10 12 (7.50%) Junior .NET Developer
10 12 (7.50%) Senior C# Developer
11 11 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 11 (6.88%) Junior C# Developer
12 10 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
12 10 (6.25%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 10 (6.25%) Software Developer
13 9 (5.63%) WinForms Developer
14 8 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (81.25%) .NET
2 84 (52.50%) ASP.NET
3 67 (41.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 63 (39.38%) WinForms
5 61 (38.13%) Castle Windsor
5 61 (38.13%) Ninject
5 61 (38.13%) Spring.NET
5 61 (38.13%) Unity DI Container
6 55 (34.38%) WPF
7 47 (29.38%) WCF
8 46 (28.75%) jQuery
9 39 (24.38%) CSS
9 39 (24.38%) HTML
10 34 (21.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 28 (17.50%) SOAP
11 28 (17.50%) XML
12 21 (13.13%) .NET Framework
13 20 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
14 17 (10.63%) AngularJS
15 15 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 65 (40.63%) Inversion of Control
2 26 (16.25%) Client/Server
2 26 (16.25%) N-Tier
3 15 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.38%) Social Network
7 6 (3.75%) Tandem
8 3 (1.88%) User Experience
9 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 91 (56.88%) Windows
2 21 (13.13%) Windows 7
2 21 (13.13%) Windows 8
3 4 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (81.88%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (56.88%) Scrum
3 87 (54.38%) TDD
4 69 (43.13%) Kanban
5 67 (41.88%) MVC
6 66 (41.25%) Continuous Integration
7 63 (39.38%) Unit Testing
8 61 (38.13%) Dependency Injection
9 54 (33.75%) MVVM
10 37 (23.13%) Test Scripting
11 34 (21.25%) Test Automation
12 26 (16.25%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 25 (15.63%) Content Management
13 25 (15.63%) Web Application Development
14 23 (14.38%) OO
15 21 (13.13%) BDD
15 21 (13.13%) SOA
16 20 (12.50%) Mentoring
17 16 (10.00%) Automated Testing
18 13 (8.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 154 (96.25%) C#
2 71 (44.38%) SQL
3 48 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (11.25%) TypeScript
5 6 (3.75%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.88%) Delphi
6 3 (1.88%) VB
6 3 (1.88%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.25%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (4.38%) ISTQB
2 6 (3.75%) ISEB
2 6 (3.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.63%) Degree
3 1 (0.63%) MCAD
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (11.25%) Facebook
2 14 (8.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.38%) Twitter
4 5 (3.13%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.25%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle
6 1 (0.63%) DevExpress
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