Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 196 211
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.084% 0.13% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.59% 0.70% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% - -
10th Percentile £51,250 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £41,250 £41,250
West Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +7.14% -22.22%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 510 718 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.26% 18.74% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 411 600 612
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +15.38% -2.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £23,050
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Birmingham

MSTest
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for MSTest in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Moq
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Docker
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Azure Functions
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Moq
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Dojo
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft