The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - 66 74
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.55% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category - 8.33% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 4
Median salary - £40,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +37.93%
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MSTest
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
94 120 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.09% 18.58% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 90 112 76
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing MSTest as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Staffordshire

MSTest
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (100.00%) MVVM
1 3 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (100.00%) Moq
1 3 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 3 (100.00%) Ninject
1 3 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 3 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 3 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Moq
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 3 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 3 (100.00%) Ninject
1 3 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 3 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) MVVM
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft