The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 518 493 618
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +125
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 395 567 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.53% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.30% 2.97% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 383 541 381
Median salary £48,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £61,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17140 19065 18127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.16% 17.72% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14606 16166 15290
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MSTest
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSTest within the UK.

MSTest Salary Trend in the UK

MSTest
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 within the UK.

MSTest Salary Histogram in the UK

MSTest
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the UK over the 3 months to 4 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
England -28 357 £50,000 - 36
London +1 122 £60,000 - 7
North West -32 76 £40,000 +6.66% 9
South East +8 69 £48,500 +7.77% 6
Warrington +4 40 £35,000 - 3
Cheshire +3 40 £35,000 - 3
City of London +34 34 £72,500 +20.83% 3
Manchester -11 34 £42,500 -15.00% 5
East of England +22 29 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Surrey +43 28 £55,000 +46.66%
Esher - 22 £55,000 -
East Midlands +1 21 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Yorkshire +5 18 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Nottinghamshire +1 16 £27,500 - 1
Nottingham 0 16 £27,500 - 1
Kent +9 15 £55,000 +15.78% 2
West Yorkshire 0 14 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Hertfordshire +13 13 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Leeds +3 12 £55,000 +10.00% 2
West Midlands -22 12 £35,000 -17.64%
South West +24 10 £25,000 -33.33% 4
Maidstone -8 10 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -21 9 £48,500 +7.77%
Berkshire +48 8 £35,047 -22.11% 1
Scotland +40 8 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Cambridgeshire +13 8 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Shropshire - 8 - -
Telford - 8 - -
Cambridge +17 7 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Letchworth +6 7 £40,000 +29.03% 1

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 with a requirement for MSTest.

1 715 (95.59%) C#
2 687 (91.84%) .NET
3 622 (83.16%) NUnit
4 612 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
5 488 (65.24%) Scrum
6 477 (63.77%) TDD
7 471 (62.97%) SQL Server
8 445 (59.49%) ASP.NET
9 425 (56.82%) Continuous Integration
10 366 (48.93%) WCF
11 361 (48.26%) MVC
12 356 (47.59%) Rhino Mocks
13 353 (47.19%) Moq
14 347 (46.39%) WPF
15 344 (45.99%) ASP.NET MVC
16 337 (45.05%) Kanban
17 335 (44.79%) Unity DI Container
18 332 (44.39%) Dependency Injection
19 328 (43.85%) Windows
20 317 (42.38%) SQL
21 316 (42.25%) Ninject
22 312 (41.71%) Inversion of Control
23 309 (41.31%) Castle Windsor
24 307 (41.04%) Spring.NET
25 306 (40.91%) Finance
26 260 (34.76%) MVVM
27 253 (33.82%) WinForms
28 240 (32.09%) .NET Framework
29 238 (31.82%) JavaScript
30 216 (28.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills 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 32 (4.28%) IIS
2 27 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 24 (3.21%) Oracle Service Bus
5 23 (3.07%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (2.14%) CMS
7 11 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.47%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.67%) Confluence
8 5 (0.67%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.13%) Kentico
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 84 (11.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.13%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 76 (10.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (3.48%) Office 365
4 24 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.47%) SaaS
6 8 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.55%) Internet
2 4 (0.53%) NFC
2 4 (0.53%) SMPP
2 4 (0.53%) SMS
3 3 (0.40%) Broadband
4 1 (0.13%) RTP
4 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.13%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 471 (62.97%) SQL Server
2 127 (16.98%) SQL Server 2014
3 72 (9.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (3.34%) Relational Database
4 25 (3.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (2.01%) MongoDB
7 12 (1.60%) DocumentDB
8 11 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (1.34%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.20%) MySQL
10 9 (1.20%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.20%) Redis
11 8 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (0.67%) Neo4j
12 5 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 622 (83.16%) NUnit
2 356 (47.59%) Rhino Mocks
3 353 (47.19%) Moq
4 135 (18.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 134 (17.91%) Selenium
6 76 (10.16%) SpecFlow
7 67 (8.96%) Visual Studio
8 62 (8.29%) Git (software)
9 61 (8.16%) Subversion
10 45 (6.02%) JIRA
11 40 (5.35%) TeamCity
12 36 (4.81%) Jasmine
13 34 (4.55%) WebDriver
14 26 (3.48%) Jenkins
15 25 (3.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 24 (3.21%) HP UFT
17 16 (2.14%) SoapUI
18 13 (1.74%) MSBuild
19 12 (1.60%) JMeter
19 12 (1.60%) NSubstitute
General
1 306 (40.91%) Finance
2 93 (12.43%) Banking
3 57 (7.62%) Marketing
4 36 (4.81%) Advertising
5 27 (3.61%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.20%) Retail
7 7 (0.94%) Legal
8 4 (0.53%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.40%) Automotive
9 3 (0.40%) Back Office
9 3 (0.40%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 582 (77.81%) Developer
2 484 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 285 (38.10%) C# Developer
4 245 (32.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 112 (14.97%) C# WPF Developer
5 112 (14.97%) WPF Developer
6 100 (13.37%) .NET Software Developer
7 98 (13.10%) Senior Developer
8 89 (11.90%) Graduate
8 89 (11.90%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 89 (11.90%) Graduate Developer
9 79 (10.56%) Senior .NET Developer
10 75 (10.03%) Junior
10 75 (10.03%) Junior Developer
11 69 (9.22%) C# Software Engineer
11 69 (9.22%) Software Engineer
12 67 (8.96%) .NET Software Engineer
13 66 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 63 (8.42%) ASP.NET Developer
14 63 (8.42%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 687 (91.84%) .NET
2 445 (59.49%) ASP.NET
3 366 (48.93%) WCF
4 347 (46.39%) WPF
5 344 (45.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 335 (44.79%) Unity DI Container
7 316 (42.25%) Ninject
8 309 (41.31%) Castle Windsor
9 307 (41.04%) Spring.NET
10 253 (33.82%) WinForms
11 240 (32.09%) .NET Framework
12 216 (28.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 203 (27.14%) jQuery
14 190 (25.40%) HTML
15 178 (23.80%) CSS
16 146 (19.52%) Web Services
17 136 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
18 129 (17.25%) XML
19 118 (15.78%) AngularJS
20 100 (13.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 312 (41.71%) Inversion of Control
2 131 (17.51%) Computer Science
3 109 (14.57%) Enterprise Software
4 53 (7.09%) Social Network
5 45 (6.02%) Tandem
6 44 (5.88%) Client/Server
7 32 (4.28%) Mobile App
8 31 (4.14%) User Experience
9 26 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (1.60%) N-Tier
11 7 (0.94%) Fintech
11 7 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
12 5 (0.67%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.67%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.53%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.53%) Wiki
14 3 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
14 3 (0.40%) NHS
15 2 (0.27%) Derivative
15 2 (0.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 328 (43.85%) Windows
2 20 (2.67%) Linux
3 18 (2.41%) Windows 7
3 18 (2.41%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.13%) Android
4 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 488 (65.24%) Scrum
3 477 (63.77%) TDD
4 425 (56.82%) Continuous Integration
5 361 (48.26%) MVC
6 337 (45.05%) Kanban
7 332 (44.39%) Dependency Injection
8 260 (34.76%) MVVM
9 211 (28.21%) OO
10 150 (20.05%) Web Application Development
11 116 (15.51%) Unit Testing
12 87 (11.63%) Software Engineering
13 77 (10.29%) UML
14 74 (9.89%) Automated Testing
15 69 (9.22%) OOP
16 67 (8.96%) Service Delivery
17 66 (8.82%) OOD
18 63 (8.42%) SOA
19 61 (8.16%) Use Case
20 57 (7.62%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 715 (95.59%) C#
2 317 (42.38%) SQL
3 238 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 128 (17.11%) T-SQL
5 86 (11.50%) Java
6 68 (9.09%) C++
7 64 (8.56%) PL/SQL
8 60 (8.02%) VB.NET
9 55 (7.35%) VB
10 33 (4.41%) TypeScript
11 21 (2.81%) XAML
12 12 (1.60%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.53%) Groovy
13 4 (0.53%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.53%) PHP
14 3 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 79 (10.56%) Degree
2 21 (2.81%) ISEB
3 18 (2.41%) ISTQB
4 17 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.67%) MCSD
7 1 (0.13%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.55%) QA
2 9 (1.20%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (2.81%) Puppet
2 13 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.53%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 146 (19.52%) Microsoft
2 61 (8.16%) Twitter
3 56 (7.49%) Facebook
4 41 (5.48%) Oracle
5 29 (3.88%) Xamarin
6 25 (3.34%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (3.34%) Sitecore
7 12 (1.60%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.13%) Capita
8 1 (0.13%) DevExpress
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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