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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 336 345 362
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 69 133 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.61% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.46% 3.53% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 69 132 109
Median salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.50%
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
2801 3773 3478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.35% 17.34% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2439 3300 2912
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Surrey +41 28 £55,000 +46.66%
Kent +7 15 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Buckinghamshire -24 9 £48,500 +7.77%
Berkshire +42 8 £35,047 -22.11% 1
Hampshire +2 4 £34,000 -2.85% 1
West Sussex +13 3 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Oxfordshire +20 2 £49,750 -5.23% 1
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 125 (97.66%) C#
2 116 (90.63%) .NET
3 99 (77.34%) NUnit
4 98 (76.56%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (67.97%) ASP.NET
6 80 (62.50%) SQL Server
7 76 (59.38%) Scrum
8 74 (57.81%) SQL
9 65 (50.78%) MVC
9 65 (50.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 63 (49.22%) jQuery
11 54 (42.19%) TDD
11 54 (42.19%) Windows
12 53 (41.41%) Unit Testing
13 49 (38.28%) JavaScript
14 47 (36.72%) Team Foundation Server
15 45 (35.16%) Rhino Mocks
16 44 (34.38%) WinForms
17 40 (31.25%) HTML
18 38 (29.69%) Selenium
18 38 (29.69%) WCF
18 38 (29.69%) Moq
19 35 (27.34%) Kanban
20 34 (26.56%) OO
20 34 (26.56%) Finance
21 32 (25.00%) XML
21 32 (25.00%) Mentoring
22 31 (24.22%) Microsoft Azure
22 31 (24.22%) CSS
23 30 (23.44%) Inversion of Control

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 25 (19.53%) IIS
2 11 (8.59%) CMS
3 7 (5.47%) Umbraco
4 5 (3.91%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (15.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (24.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.34%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 27 (21.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (14.84%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.78%) GIS
6 1 (0.78%) MySQL
6 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 99 (77.34%) NUnit
2 47 (36.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (35.16%) Rhino Mocks
4 38 (29.69%) Moq
4 38 (29.69%) Selenium
5 21 (16.41%) Visual Studio
6 20 (15.63%) JIRA
7 19 (14.84%) WebDriver
8 18 (14.06%) SpecFlow
9 15 (11.72%) SoapUI
10 12 (9.38%) HP UFT
10 12 (9.38%) JMeter
11 10 (7.81%) Git (software)
12 9 (7.03%) NCover
12 9 (7.03%) Subversion
13 7 (5.47%) CruiseControl
13 7 (5.47%) Hudson
13 7 (5.47%) Jenkins
13 7 (5.47%) TeamCity
14 3 (2.34%) Cucumber
General
1 34 (26.56%) Finance
2 4 (3.13%) Advertising
3 3 (2.34%) Music Industry
3 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 103 (80.47%) Developer
2 59 (46.09%) .NET Developer
3 54 (42.19%) C# Developer
4 31 (24.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (21.88%) Senior Developer
6 21 (16.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 14 (10.94%) C# WPF Developer
7 14 (10.94%) WPF Developer
8 13 (10.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 13 (10.16%) Junior
8 13 (10.16%) Junior C# Developer
8 13 (10.16%) Junior Developer
9 12 (9.38%) Test Automation Developer
10 11 (8.59%) Senior C# Developer
11 10 (7.81%) Analyst
11 10 (7.81%) Software Developer
11 10 (7.81%) Test Analyst
12 9 (7.03%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 9 (7.03%) Web Developer
13 8 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (90.63%) .NET
2 87 (67.97%) ASP.NET
3 65 (50.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 63 (49.22%) jQuery
5 44 (34.38%) WinForms
6 40 (31.25%) HTML
7 38 (29.69%) WCF
8 32 (25.00%) XML
9 31 (24.22%) CSS
10 30 (23.44%) ASP.NET Web API
10 30 (23.44%) Unity DI Container
11 29 (22.66%) .NET Framework
12 28 (21.88%) Castle Windsor
12 28 (21.88%) KnockoutJS
12 28 (21.88%) Ninject
12 28 (21.88%) Spring.NET
13 26 (20.31%) SOAP
13 26 (20.31%) WPF
14 25 (19.53%) AngularJS
15 21 (16.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.44%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.16%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (9.38%) Social Network
4 11 (8.59%) Client/Server
4 11 (8.59%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.91%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.34%) User Experience
7 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.78%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 54 (42.19%) Windows
2 18 (14.06%) Windows 7
2 18 (14.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (76.56%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (59.38%) Scrum
3 65 (50.78%) MVC
4 54 (42.19%) TDD
5 53 (41.41%) Unit Testing
6 35 (27.34%) Kanban
7 34 (26.56%) OO
8 32 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 29 (22.66%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (21.88%) Dependency Injection
11 24 (18.75%) Performance Optimisation
11 24 (18.75%) SOA
12 23 (17.97%) MVVM
13 21 (16.41%) Test Scripting
14 19 (14.84%) Automated Testing
14 19 (14.84%) Test Automation
15 13 (10.16%) BDD
16 12 (9.38%) UML
17 11 (8.59%) Content Management
17 11 (8.59%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 125 (97.66%) C#
2 74 (57.81%) SQL
3 49 (38.28%) JavaScript
4 24 (18.75%) TypeScript
5 11 (8.59%) T-SQL
6 9 (7.03%) Java
7 2 (1.56%) C
8 1 (0.78%) C++
8 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (7.81%) ISTQB
1 10 (7.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (5.47%) ISEB
3 3 (2.34%) Degree
4 1 (0.78%) MCAD
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (16.41%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.72%) Facebook
3 12 (9.38%) Twitter
4 7 (5.47%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.34%) Oracle
6 1 (0.78%) DevExpress
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