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

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
England / South West
Rank 203 246 224
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -22
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 25 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.087% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.18% 0.46% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 18
Median salary £50,000 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.48% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,600 £43,250
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1146 1076 1091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 22.65% 18.76% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 952 931 964
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 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 20 February 2017.

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 20 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
Bristol - 19 £52,500 - 1
Dorset +30 5 £27,500 -33.73% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £35,000 -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (82.76%) C#
2 24 (82.76%) .NET
3 21 (72.41%) WCF
4 20 (68.97%) TDD
4 20 (68.97%) NUnit
5 19 (65.52%) .NET Framework
6 17 (58.62%) MVC
6 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET
6 17 (58.62%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (58.62%) Inversion of Control
6 17 (58.62%) Castle Windsor
7 15 (51.72%) WPF
8 12 (41.38%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (37.93%) Windows
10 10 (34.48%) OO
10 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
10 10 (34.48%) Scrum
10 10 (34.48%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (34.48%) Unity DI Container
11 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (31.03%) MVVM
11 9 (31.03%) Rhino Mocks
11 9 (31.03%) Moq
11 9 (31.03%) Ninject
11 9 (31.03%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
11 9 (31.03%) Kanban
11 9 (31.03%) Spring.NET
11 9 (31.03%) 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 12 (41.38%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (13.79%) OpenStack
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (68.97%) NUnit
2 9 (31.03%) Moq
2 9 (31.03%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (96.55%) Developer
2 22 (75.86%) .NET Developer
3 13 (44.83%) C# Developer
4 12 (41.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (41.38%) Senior Developer
5 10 (34.48%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (34.48%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 10 (34.48%) Senior C# Developer
6 8 (27.59%) Graduate
6 8 (27.59%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 8 (27.59%) Graduate Developer
6 8 (27.59%) Internet Developer
6 8 (27.59%) Junior
6 8 (27.59%) Junior .NET Developer
6 8 (27.59%) Junior Developer
7 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (24.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (20.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (20.69%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (13.79%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (82.76%) .NET
2 21 (72.41%) WCF
3 19 (65.52%) .NET Framework
4 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET
4 17 (58.62%) Castle Windsor
5 15 (51.72%) WPF
6 10 (34.48%) Unity DI Container
7 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (31.03%) Ninject
7 9 (31.03%) Spring.NET
7 9 (31.03%) WinForms
8 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 8 (27.59%) HTML
9 4 (13.79%) LINQ
9 4 (13.79%) WF
9 4 (13.79%) XML
10 3 (10.34%) Entity Framework
11 2 (6.90%) NHibernate
12 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
12 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) TDD
3 17 (58.62%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (58.62%) Inversion of Control
3 17 (58.62%) MVC
4 10 (34.48%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (34.48%) OO
4 10 (34.48%) Scrum
5 9 (31.03%) Kanban
5 9 (31.03%) MVVM
5 9 (31.03%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (27.59%) Web Application Development
6 8 (27.59%) Web Design
7 4 (13.79%) ETL
7 4 (13.79%) Software Delivery
7 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.79%) System Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
8 2 (6.90%) OOD
9 1 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) C++
3 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
3 4 (13.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Ansible
1 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
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