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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
England / South West
Rank 212 237 231
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -6
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 18 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.072% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.73% 0.41% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 15
Median salary £27,500 £38,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.10% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,200 £40,000
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1039 973 1060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 21.04% 17.63% 17.85%
Number of salaries quoted 866 856 933
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 24 January 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 24 January 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 - 15 £38,750 -
Dorset +27 3 £27,500 -29.48% 2
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 20 (95.24%) C#
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (90.48%) WCF
3 17 (80.95%) .NET Framework
4 16 (76.19%) MVC
4 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET
5 15 (71.43%) Inversion of Control
5 15 (71.43%) Castle Windsor
6 13 (61.90%) TDD
6 13 (61.90%) NUnit
7 12 (57.14%) WPF
8 11 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (47.62%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (42.86%) Windows
10 9 (42.86%) Scrum
10 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
10 9 (42.86%) Rhino Mocks
10 9 (42.86%) Moq
10 9 (42.86%) Kanban
10 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 8 (38.10%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (38.10%) Web Application Development
11 8 (38.10%) Unity DI Container
11 8 (38.10%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (38.10%) MVVM
11 8 (38.10%) Ninject
11 8 (38.10%) Spring.NET
11 8 (38.10%) 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 10 (47.62%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) NUnit
2 9 (42.86%) Moq
2 9 (42.86%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.52%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) CruiseControl
5 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.76%) Hudson
5 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.76%) Subversion
5 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 19 (90.48%) .NET Developer
3 11 (52.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (52.38%) C# Developer
4 10 (47.62%) Senior .NET Developer
4 10 (47.62%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 10 (47.62%) Senior C# Developer
4 10 (47.62%) Senior Developer
5 8 (38.10%) Graduate
5 8 (38.10%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 8 (38.10%) Graduate Developer
5 8 (38.10%) Internet Developer
5 8 (38.10%) Junior
5 8 (38.10%) Junior .NET Developer
5 8 (38.10%) Junior Developer
6 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (28.57%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (28.57%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 19 (90.48%) WCF
3 17 (80.95%) .NET Framework
4 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET
5 15 (71.43%) Castle Windsor
6 12 (57.14%) WPF
7 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 8 (38.10%) HTML
8 8 (38.10%) Ninject
8 8 (38.10%) Spring.NET
8 8 (38.10%) Unity DI Container
8 8 (38.10%) WinForms
9 4 (19.05%) XML
10 3 (14.29%) LINQ
10 3 (14.29%) WF
11 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
12 1 (4.76%) CSS3
12 1 (4.76%) HTML5
12 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (76.19%) MVC
3 13 (61.90%) TDD
4 11 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (42.86%) Kanban
5 9 (42.86%) Scrum
6 8 (38.10%) Dependency Injection
6 8 (38.10%) MVVM
6 8 (38.10%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (38.10%) Web Application Development
7 7 (33.33%) Web Design
8 5 (23.81%) OO
9 3 (14.29%) ETL
9 3 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 3 (14.29%) System Testing
10 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
10 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
10 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
10 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) C++
4 3 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
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