Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for MSTest skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MSTest over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 259 253 310
Rank change year-on-year -6 +57 -5
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 8 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.66% 0.83% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 13
Berkshire median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £48,500 £37,500 £33,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%

MSTest is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,219 1,200 1,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.49% 18.08% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,052 1,011 1,026
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing MSTest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Berkshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for MSTest in Berkshire

MSTest
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +8 6 £52,500 +16.67%
Newbury -19 1 £50,000 +5.26%
MSTest
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT jobs citing MSTest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
2 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) WinForms
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) LINQ
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (12.50%) Android
7 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (12.50%) WCF
7 1 (12.50%) WPF
7 1 (12.50%) NUnit
7 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (12.50%) T-SQL

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
3 1 (12.50%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior .NET Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior SQL Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Programmer
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (50.00%) WinForms
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) LINQ
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (12.50%) WCF
6 1 (12.50%) WPF
6 1 (12.50%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Unit Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft