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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
South East > Berkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 203 212
Rank change year-on-year +27 +9  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 4 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.067% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.69% 0.52% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 17
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +29.41%  
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £57,500 £56,250
South East median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -16.66%  

MSTest is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 579 580 591
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 17.51% 12.91% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1183 1231 1045
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3 months to 29 June 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
Reading +26 2 £45,000 +20.00%
MSTest
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
3 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) Selenium
4 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
5 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
5 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
5 6 (54.55%) NUnit
6 5 (45.45%) MVC
6 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
7 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
7 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
7 4 (36.36%) Analytics
7 4 (36.36%) Scrum
8 3 (27.27%) WinForms
8 3 (27.27%) Oracle
8 3 (27.27%) TeamCity
8 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
8 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
9 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
9 2 (18.18%) Front End Development

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 (9.09%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
2 7 (63.64%) Selenium
3 6 (54.55%) NUnit
3 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
4 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (27.27%) TeamCity
5 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
5 1 (9.09%) CruiseControl
5 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior .NET Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer in Test
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Manager
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
5 3 (27.27%) WinForms
6 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) WCF
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (9.09%) CSS3
7 1 (9.09%) HTML5
7 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (9.09%) Web Services
7 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Analytics
3 4 (36.36%) Manual Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
5 2 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Microservices
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) SOLID
6 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle