The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 72 85 83
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 1 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.13% 0.59% 1.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.85% 2.99% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 13
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 Brighton with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Brighton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 117 167 280
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 15.58% 19.83% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 110 152 238
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.75% -3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing MSTest as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Brighton

MSTest
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for MSTest in Brighton

MSTest
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Brighton region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB