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

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
England / South East
Rank 357 353 356
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 28 109 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.56% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 3.17% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 26 108 111
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £55,000 £50,000
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
2720 3436 3546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 18.50% 17.80% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2345 3118 3060
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 22 February 2017.

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 22 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
Surrey +59 9 £41,250 -17.50%
Hampshire +11 8 £37,500 +7.14% 3
West Sussex -10 5 £42,500 -15.00%
East Sussex -1 3 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Berkshire +38 2 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Kent +13 1 £37,500 -16.66%
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 89 (95.70%) .NET
2 87 (93.55%) C#
3 71 (76.34%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (70.97%) NUnit
5 60 (64.52%) Scrum
6 58 (62.37%) SQL Server
7 56 (60.22%) ASP.NET
8 46 (49.46%) SQL
9 43 (46.24%) MVC
10 42 (45.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (43.01%) Team Foundation Server
11 40 (43.01%) jQuery
12 38 (40.86%) TDD
13 37 (39.78%) Windows
14 35 (37.63%) Rhino Mocks
15 34 (36.56%) WinForms
16 33 (35.48%) JavaScript
17 30 (32.26%) WPF
17 30 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
17 30 (32.26%) ASP.NET Web API
18 29 (31.18%) Unity DI Container
19 28 (30.11%) Inversion of Control
19 28 (30.11%) Moq
19 28 (30.11%) MVVM
19 28 (30.11%) Continuous Integration
20 26 (27.96%) Kanban
20 26 (27.96%) Castle Windsor
20 26 (27.96%) Ninject
20 26 (27.96%) Dependency Injection
20 26 (27.96%) Spring.NET

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 5 (5.38%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (5.38%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.30%) CMS
2 4 (4.30%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (16.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (24.73%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.53%) Broadband
2 2 (2.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (62.37%) SQL Server
2 24 (25.81%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.15%) MySQL
6 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.08%) GIS
Development Applications
1 66 (70.97%) NUnit
2 40 (43.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (37.63%) Rhino Mocks
4 28 (30.11%) Moq
5 22 (23.66%) Selenium
6 18 (19.35%) Visual Studio
7 9 (9.68%) JIRA
7 9 (9.68%) NCover
8 7 (7.53%) SoapUI
8 7 (7.53%) WebDriver
9 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
10 3 (3.23%) HP UFT
10 3 (3.23%) JMeter
10 3 (3.23%) SpecFlow
10 3 (3.23%) Subversion
11 2 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (2.15%) StarTeam
11 2 (2.15%) TeamCity
12 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (24.73%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.23%) Music Industry
4 2 (2.15%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (72.04%) Developer
2 49 (52.69%) .NET Developer
3 31 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 25 (26.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (19.35%) Senior Developer
6 16 (17.20%) C# WPF Developer
6 16 (17.20%) WPF Developer
7 13 (13.98%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (10.75%) Analyst
8 10 (10.75%) Test Analyst
9 9 (9.68%) Junior
9 9 (9.68%) Junior Developer
10 7 (7.53%) Development Team Leader
10 7 (7.53%) Software Developer
10 7 (7.53%) Team Leader
10 7 (7.53%) Telecoms Developer
10 7 (7.53%) Web Developer
11 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 5 (5.38%) Junior .NET Developer
12 5 (5.38%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (95.70%) .NET
2 56 (60.22%) ASP.NET
3 42 (45.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (43.01%) jQuery
5 34 (36.56%) WinForms
6 30 (32.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 30 (32.26%) WPF
7 29 (31.18%) Unity DI Container
8 26 (27.96%) Castle Windsor
8 26 (27.96%) Ninject
8 26 (27.96%) Spring.NET
9 25 (26.88%) KnockoutJS
10 24 (25.81%) AngularJS
11 22 (23.66%) .NET Framework
12 19 (20.43%) WCF
13 18 (19.35%) HTML
14 13 (13.98%) XML
15 12 (12.90%) HTML5
16 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 9 (9.68%) CSLA.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Enterprise Software
1 14 (15.05%) Social Network
2 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.38%) Digital Media
4 4 (4.30%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (39.78%) Windows
2 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
2 4 (4.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (76.34%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (64.52%) Scrum
3 43 (46.24%) MVC
4 38 (40.86%) TDD
5 28 (30.11%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (30.11%) Inversion of Control
5 28 (30.11%) MVVM
6 26 (27.96%) Dependency Injection
6 26 (27.96%) Kanban
7 24 (25.81%) Mentoring
7 24 (25.81%) OO
7 24 (25.81%) Unit Testing
8 21 (22.58%) Performance Optimisation
9 11 (11.83%) Automated Testing
9 11 (11.83%) SOA
9 11 (11.83%) Test Scripting
10 9 (9.68%) Code Coverage
11 7 (7.53%) SDLC
11 7 (7.53%) Software Testing
11 7 (7.53%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 87 (93.55%) C#
2 46 (49.46%) SQL
3 33 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 23 (24.73%) TypeScript
5 9 (9.68%) Java
5 9 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.23%) C
7 2 (2.15%) C++
7 2 (2.15%) VB
7 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) ISTQB
2 8 (8.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.38%) Degree
4 4 (4.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.05%) Facebook
2 14 (15.05%) Twitter
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle
4 3 (3.23%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.08%) HP
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