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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 68 63 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 4 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.65% 1.09% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.20% 6.00% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 4
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
125 100 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.42% 18.18% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 114 90 111
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,000 £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
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 7 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
Cannock - 4 £35,000 -
MSTest
West Midlands

MSTest
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 7 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Kanban
1 4 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 4 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 4 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (100.00%) Moq
1 4 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 4 (100.00%) Ninject
1 4 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 4 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 4 (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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Moq
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 4 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 4 (100.00%) Ninject
1 4 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 4 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 4 (100.00%) Kanban
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#