The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 217 242 240
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -2
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 14 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.053% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.38% 0.31% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 14
Median salary £26,250 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1011 970 1113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.67% 17.01% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 846 837 962
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 West

MSTest
Salary Trend in the South West

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

MSTest Salary Trend in the South West

MSTest
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the South West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

MSTest Salary Histogram in the South West

MSTest
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 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
Bristol - 10 £25,000 - 3
Dorset +22 3 £27,500 -29.48% 1
Somerset - 1 £24,500 -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 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 West region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 19 (95.00%) C#
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) .NET Framework
3 16 (80.00%) NUnit
3 16 (80.00%) MVC
3 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 15 (75.00%) TDD
4 15 (75.00%) WCF
5 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (60.00%) Inversion of Control
6 12 (60.00%) Kanban
6 12 (60.00%) Rhino Mocks
6 12 (60.00%) Moq
6 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 12 (60.00%) Scrum
7 11 (55.00%) Castle Windsor
7 11 (55.00%) WPF
8 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
9 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (45.00%) Windows
9 9 (45.00%) Unity DI Container
10 8 (40.00%) Web Application Development
10 8 (40.00%) Spring.NET
10 8 (40.00%) Ninject
10 8 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (40.00%) OO
10 8 (40.00%) HTML
10 8 (40.00%) WinForms

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) NUnit
2 12 (60.00%) Moq
2 12 (60.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (25.00%) JIRA
5 4 (20.00%) CruiseControl
5 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (20.00%) Hudson
5 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (20.00%) Selenium
5 4 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 4 (20.00%) Subversion
5 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 18 (90.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 10 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 9 (45.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (45.00%) C# Developer
4 9 (45.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 9 (45.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 8 (40.00%) Graduate
5 8 (40.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 8 (40.00%) Graduate Developer
5 8 (40.00%) Junior
5 8 (40.00%) Junior .NET Developer
5 8 (40.00%) Junior Developer
6 7 (35.00%) Internet Developer
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (15.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (15.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 17 (85.00%) .NET Framework
3 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 15 (75.00%) WCF
5 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 11 (55.00%) Castle Windsor
7 11 (55.00%) WPF
8 9 (45.00%) Unity DI Container
9 8 (40.00%) HTML
9 8 (40.00%) Ninject
9 8 (40.00%) Spring.NET
9 8 (40.00%) WinForms
10 6 (30.00%) Entity Framework
10 6 (30.00%) XML
11 5 (25.00%) CSS
11 5 (25.00%) jQuery
12 4 (20.00%) JSON
12 4 (20.00%) SOAP
12 4 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) MVC
3 15 (75.00%) TDD
4 12 (60.00%) Kanban
4 12 (60.00%) Scrum
5 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
6 8 (40.00%) OO
6 8 (40.00%) Web Application Development
7 7 (35.00%) MVVM
7 7 (35.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (25.00%) OOP
8 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 4 (20.00%) BDD
9 4 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
9 4 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
10 3 (15.00%) Web Design
11 2 (10.00%) OOD
11 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C++
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
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