Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 276 321
Rank change year-on-year +29 +45 +13
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 15 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.22% 0.81% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 22
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £35,093 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.48% -22.02% +23.29%
10th Percentile £36,537 £31,850 £37,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £56,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.11% +2.78% -

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 1,231 1,233 1,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.23% 16.06% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,036 1,032 1,138
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £69,875 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSTest in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram 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 21 February 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 +26 9 £50,000 -
Wokingham -5 2 £33,011 -2.91%
MSTest
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 13 (86.67%) Oracle
3 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
3 11 (73.33%) Unit Testing
4 7 (46.67%) MVC
4 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (33.33%) WinForms
6 5 (33.33%) Scrum
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
7 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (26.67%) LINQ
7 4 (26.67%) OO
7 4 (26.67%) MSBuild
8 3 (20.00%) Android
9 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
9 2 (13.33%) Ajax
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (13.33%) Selenium
9 2 (13.33%) WCF
9 2 (13.33%) Data Management
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (26.67%) MSBuild
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 7 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 7 (46.67%) C# Developer
4 6 (40.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
5 5 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (33.33%) C# Programmer
5 5 (33.33%) Programmer
5 5 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (26.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (26.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (20.00%) Senior .NET Programmer
7 3 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 3 (20.00%) Senior SQL Developer
7 3 (20.00%) Senior SQL Programmer
7 3 (20.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Programmer
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 5 (33.33%) WinForms
6 4 (26.67%) LINQ
7 2 (13.33%) Ajax
7 2 (13.33%) WCF
7 2 (13.33%) XML
8 1 (6.67%) REST
8 1 (6.67%) SOAP
8 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Unit Testing
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft