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

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
UK
Rank 511 507 566
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +59
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 363 478 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.48% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.27% 2.71% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 344 459 412
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
15961 17670 16976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.23% 17.70% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13601 15125 14362
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 £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 21 January 2017 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 21 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
England -1 321 £50,000 - 26
London -9 104 £60,000 - 8
North West -21 64 £40,000 +6.66% 5
South East -1 46 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Manchester -2 42 £46,250 -7.50% 4
East of England +28 35 £40,000 -20.00% 1
City of London +16 25 £70,000 +16.66%
Hertfordshire +24 23 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Yorkshire +18 22 £55,000 +10.00% 4
East Midlands +11 19 £55,000 +100.00%
South West +37 18 £27,500 -28.10% 2
Surrey +57 17 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire +17 17 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Warrington -6 16 £35,000 -
Cheshire -11 16 £35,000 -
Bristol - 15 £38,750 -
Letchworth - 15 £40,000 - 1
Leeds +15 14 £55,000 +10.00% 2
West Midlands +13 13 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Nottinghamshire -1 13 £55,000 +100.00%
Nottingham -4 13 £55,000 +100.00%
Esher - 12 £55,000 -
Scotland +26 11 £40,000 +18.51%
Berkshire +50 9 £35,047 -22.11%
Edinburgh +14 8 £40,000 +23.07%
Kent +11 8 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Staffordshire +5 8 £38,750 -13.88% 1
Cambridgeshire +13 7 £65,000 +62.50%
Cambridge +11 7 £65,000 +44.44%
Northampton +12 6 £50,000 +66.66%

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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 with a requirement for MSTest.

1 685 (94.61%) C#
2 678 (93.65%) .NET
3 611 (84.39%) NUnit
4 599 (82.73%) Agile Software Development
5 467 (64.50%) Scrum
6 456 (62.98%) SQL Server
7 450 (62.15%) TDD
8 440 (60.77%) Continuous Integration
9 408 (56.35%) ASP.NET
10 360 (49.72%) WPF
11 337 (46.55%) WCF
11 337 (46.55%) Moq
12 334 (46.13%) Rhino Mocks
13 322 (44.48%) MVC
14 319 (44.06%) Unity DI Container
15 318 (43.92%) Dependency Injection
16 316 (43.65%) Kanban
17 314 (43.37%) Windows
18 312 (43.09%) SQL
19 309 (42.68%) Inversion of Control
20 308 (42.54%) Ninject
21 306 (42.27%) Castle Windsor
22 305 (42.13%) Finance
23 301 (41.57%) ASP.NET MVC
24 299 (41.30%) Spring.NET
25 275 (37.98%) MVVM
26 246 (33.98%) WinForms
27 243 (33.56%) JavaScript
28 227 (31.35%) .NET Framework
29 221 (30.52%) OO

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 36 (4.97%) BizTalk Server
2 31 (4.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 31 (4.28%) SharePoint
3 29 (4.01%) Oracle Service Bus
4 13 (1.80%) IIS
5 11 (1.52%) CMS
6 8 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.69%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 82 (11.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 70 (9.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (4.28%) Office 365
4 24 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.38%) SaaS
6 4 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.49%) Internet
2 16 (2.21%) Broadband
3 4 (0.55%) NFC
3 4 (0.55%) SMPP
3 4 (0.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 456 (62.98%) SQL Server
2 151 (20.86%) SQL Server 2014
3 54 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (4.14%) Relational Database
5 27 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.52%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.10%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.10%) MySQL
11 7 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (0.97%) DocumentDB
11 7 (0.97%) Redis
12 6 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.55%) NoSQL
15 3 (0.41%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 611 (84.39%) NUnit
2 337 (46.55%) Moq
3 334 (46.13%) Rhino Mocks
4 131 (18.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 112 (15.47%) Selenium
6 68 (9.39%) Visual Studio
7 64 (8.84%) Subversion
8 63 (8.70%) Git (software)
9 52 (7.18%) SpecFlow
10 39 (5.39%) Jasmine
11 31 (4.28%) JIRA
12 30 (4.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 28 (3.87%) TeamCity
14 26 (3.59%) WebDriver
15 16 (2.21%) HP UFT
16 15 (2.07%) MSBuild
17 13 (1.80%) Jenkins
17 13 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
18 9 (1.24%) NCover
18 9 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 305 (42.13%) Finance
2 97 (13.40%) Banking
3 59 (8.15%) Marketing
4 37 (5.11%) Advertising
5 26 (3.59%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.24%) Legal
8 8 (1.10%) Retail
9 3 (0.41%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.28%) Automotive
10 2 (0.28%) Front Office
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 560 (77.35%) Developer
2 479 (66.16%) .NET Developer
3 270 (37.29%) C# Developer
4 243 (33.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 117 (16.16%) C# WPF Developer
5 117 (16.16%) WPF Developer
6 95 (13.12%) Senior Developer
7 85 (11.74%) .NET Software Developer
8 83 (11.46%) Graduate
8 83 (11.46%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 83 (11.46%) Graduate Developer
9 77 (10.64%) Senior .NET Developer
10 74 (10.22%) ASP.NET Developer
10 74 (10.22%) C# Software Engineer
10 74 (10.22%) Software Engineer
11 72 (9.94%) .NET Software Engineer
12 64 (8.84%) Junior
12 64 (8.84%) Junior Developer
13 63 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 59 (8.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 678 (93.65%) .NET
2 408 (56.35%) ASP.NET
3 360 (49.72%) WPF
4 337 (46.55%) WCF
5 319 (44.06%) Unity DI Container
6 308 (42.54%) Ninject
7 306 (42.27%) Castle Windsor
8 301 (41.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 299 (41.30%) Spring.NET
10 246 (33.98%) WinForms
11 227 (31.35%) .NET Framework
12 200 (27.62%) jQuery
13 189 (26.10%) HTML
14 178 (24.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 162 (22.38%) CSS
16 136 (18.78%) ASP.NET Web API
17 134 (18.51%) Web Services
18 128 (17.68%) AngularJS
19 123 (16.99%) XML
20 96 (13.26%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 309 (42.68%) Inversion of Control
2 124 (17.13%) Computer Science
3 101 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
4 58 (8.01%) Social Network
5 42 (5.80%) Tandem
6 36 (4.97%) Client/Server
6 36 (4.97%) Mobile App
7 35 (4.83%) User Experience
8 22 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.10%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (0.83%) Fintech
11 5 (0.69%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.55%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.41%) iPad
13 3 (0.41%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.41%) Mobile Banking
14 2 (0.28%) Data Integration
14 2 (0.28%) Mathematics
14 2 (0.28%) Wiki
15 1 (0.14%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 314 (43.37%) Windows
2 23 (3.18%) Linux
3 6 (0.83%) Windows 7
3 6 (0.83%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.14%) Android
4 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (82.73%) Agile Software Development
2 467 (64.50%) Scrum
3 450 (62.15%) TDD
4 440 (60.77%) Continuous Integration
5 322 (44.48%) MVC
6 318 (43.92%) Dependency Injection
7 316 (43.65%) Kanban
8 275 (37.98%) MVVM
9 221 (30.52%) OO
10 122 (16.85%) Web Application Development
11 92 (12.71%) Software Engineering
12 76 (10.50%) UML
12 76 (10.50%) Unit Testing
13 74 (10.22%) Service Delivery
14 70 (9.67%) Automated Testing
15 66 (9.12%) OOD
15 66 (9.12%) Use Case
16 64 (8.84%) DSDM
16 64 (8.84%) RUP
17 59 (8.15%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 685 (94.61%) C#
2 312 (43.09%) SQL
3 243 (33.56%) JavaScript
4 135 (18.65%) T-SQL
5 95 (13.12%) Java
6 80 (11.05%) C++
7 77 (10.64%) PL/SQL
8 58 (8.01%) VB.NET
9 57 (7.87%) VB
10 31 (4.28%) TypeScript
11 15 (2.07%) XAML
12 13 (1.80%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.41%) C
13 3 (0.41%) Groovy
13 3 (0.41%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 78 (10.77%) Degree
2 19 (2.62%) ISEB
3 16 (2.21%) ISTQB
4 15 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.41%) MCSD
7 1 (0.14%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.46%) QA
2 6 (0.83%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (3.18%) Puppet
2 11 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.41%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 158 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 66 (9.12%) Twitter
3 58 (8.01%) Facebook
4 44 (6.08%) Oracle
5 34 (4.70%) Xamarin
6 30 (4.14%) Salesforce.com
6 30 (4.14%) Sitecore
7 6 (0.83%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.28%) Typemock
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