Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 259 252 314
Rank change year-on-year -7 +62 -15
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 1 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.015% 0.16% 0.055%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.090% 0.85% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 5
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £45,000 £32,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,125 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -16.67%

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 1,111 1,170 1,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.97% 18.35% 13.84%
Number of salaries quoted 957 976 1,119
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 20 August 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
Newbury - 1 £50,000 -
MSTest
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft