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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 349 352 424
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +72
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 96 112 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.54% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.97% 3.23% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 96 112 59
Median salary £38,750 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3229 3463 3489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.46% 16.65% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2916 2915 2986
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +26 29 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Surrey +17 24 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Oxfordshire +4 12 £48,250 +7.22% 2
West Sussex +6 11 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Kent -30 8 £37,500 -11.76% 2
East Sussex +9 7 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Berkshire -2 5 £40,000 -5.88%
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 192 (97.46%) C#
2 169 (85.79%) NUnit
3 167 (84.77%) Agile Software Development
4 158 (80.20%) .NET
5 140 (71.07%) SQL Server
6 111 (56.35%) Scrum
7 110 (55.84%) TDD
8 106 (53.81%) Continuous Integration
9 102 (51.78%) Inversion of Control
10 101 (51.27%) Windows
11 99 (50.25%) Rhino Mocks
11 99 (50.25%) Moq
12 98 (49.75%) Kanban
12 98 (49.75%) Unity DI Container
13 96 (48.73%) Spring.NET
13 96 (48.73%) Dependency Injection
13 96 (48.73%) Castle Windsor
13 96 (48.73%) Ninject
14 93 (47.21%) MVVM
15 86 (43.65%) WPF
16 79 (40.10%) ASP.NET
17 77 (39.09%) Unit Testing
18 72 (36.55%) SQL
19 70 (35.53%) WinForms
20 67 (34.01%) MVC
20 67 (34.01%) ASP.NET MVC
21 60 (30.46%) SQL Server 2014
22 54 (27.41%) WCF
23 47 (23.86%) Finance
24 42 (21.32%) Enterprise Software

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 27 (13.71%) CMS
2 6 (3.05%) IIS
3 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) BASE24
2 2 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.15%) Broadband
2 6 (3.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (71.07%) SQL Server
2 60 (30.46%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 169 (85.79%) NUnit
2 99 (50.25%) Moq
2 99 (50.25%) Rhino Mocks
3 39 (19.80%) Selenium
3 39 (19.80%) WebDriver
4 28 (14.21%) HP UFT
4 28 (14.21%) JMeter
4 28 (14.21%) SoapUI
5 27 (13.71%) SpecFlow
5 27 (13.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (7.61%) Visual Studio
7 8 (4.06%) T4 Templates
8 7 (3.55%) Git (software)
8 7 (3.55%) Subversion
9 6 (3.05%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.52%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.51%) NMock
12 1 (0.51%) NSubstitute
12 1 (0.51%) TestComplete
General
1 47 (23.86%) Finance
2 24 (12.18%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.06%) Advertising
4 7 (3.55%) Marketing
5 4 (2.03%) Music Industry
6 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Automotive
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 171 (86.80%) Developer
2 124 (62.94%) .NET Developer
3 89 (45.18%) C# Developer
4 75 (38.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 54 (27.41%) C# WPF Developer
5 54 (27.41%) WPF Developer
6 25 (12.69%) Test Automation Developer
7 18 (9.14%) .NET Software Developer
7 18 (9.14%) Senior Developer
8 17 (8.63%) Junior
8 17 (8.63%) Junior Developer
9 14 (7.11%) Junior .NET Developer
10 12 (6.09%) Senior .NET Developer
10 12 (6.09%) Senior C# Developer
11 10 (5.08%) C# WCF Developer
11 10 (5.08%) WCF Developer
12 9 (4.57%) Software Developer
13 8 (4.06%) Graduate
13 8 (4.06%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 8 (4.06%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (80.20%) .NET
2 98 (49.75%) Unity DI Container
3 96 (48.73%) Castle Windsor
3 96 (48.73%) Ninject
3 96 (48.73%) Spring.NET
4 86 (43.65%) WPF
5 79 (40.10%) ASP.NET
6 70 (35.53%) WinForms
7 67 (34.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 54 (27.41%) WCF
9 28 (14.21%) jQuery
10 24 (12.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 21 (10.66%) .NET Framework
12 19 (9.64%) CSS
12 19 (9.64%) HTML
13 16 (8.12%) KnockoutJS
13 16 (8.12%) Razor View Engine
14 13 (6.60%) AngularJS
15 12 (6.09%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (5.08%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 102 (51.78%) Inversion of Control
2 42 (21.32%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (14.72%) N-Tier
4 28 (14.21%) Client/Server
4 28 (14.21%) Social Network
5 9 (4.57%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.03%) Tandem
8 1 (0.51%) Blog
8 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 101 (51.27%) Windows
2 6 (3.05%) Windows 7
2 6 (3.05%) Windows 8
3 4 (2.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (84.77%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (56.35%) Scrum
3 110 (55.84%) TDD
4 106 (53.81%) Continuous Integration
5 98 (49.75%) Kanban
6 96 (48.73%) Dependency Injection
7 93 (47.21%) MVVM
8 77 (39.09%) Unit Testing
9 67 (34.01%) MVC
10 32 (16.24%) Web Application Development
11 31 (15.74%) OO
11 31 (15.74%) Test Scripting
12 30 (15.23%) Test Automation
13 28 (14.21%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 27 (13.71%) Content Management
15 11 (5.58%) Mentoring
16 8 (4.06%) Automated Testing
16 8 (4.06%) BDD
16 8 (4.06%) Performance Tuning
16 8 (4.06%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 192 (97.46%) C#
2 72 (36.55%) SQL
3 37 (18.78%) JavaScript
4 16 (8.12%) T-SQL
5 15 (7.61%) TypeScript
6 6 (3.05%) VB
7 3 (1.52%) Delphi
8 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.02%) X++
9 1 (0.51%) C++
9 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.51%) Degree
2 1 (0.51%) ISEB
2 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.54%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
Vendors
1 35 (17.77%) Facebook
2 28 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 28 (14.21%) Twitter
3 10 (5.08%) Oracle
4 2 (1.02%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.51%) Telerik
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