Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 168 192
Rank change year-on-year +7 +24 -6
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 15 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.52% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.34% 0.91% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 11
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.91% +14.44% +50.00%
10th Percentile £42,750 £43,550 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,900 £52,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 640 551 764
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.07% 17.15% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 589 504 642
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +10.56% +0.63%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Buckinghamshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for MSTest in Buckinghamshire

MSTest
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
Milton Keynes +11 15 £50,000 -9.09%
MSTest
South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) NUnit
1 15 (100.00%) WPF
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) .NET
3 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 11 (73.33%) Moq
3 11 (73.33%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (66.67%) Castle Windsor
4 10 (66.67%) Ninject
4 10 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (66.67%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (66.67%) Unity DI Container
4 10 (66.67%) MVVM
4 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 10 (66.67%) Scrum
4 10 (66.67%) TDD
4 10 (66.67%) Tandem
4 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (66.67%) Kanban
4 10 (66.67%) Spring.NET
5 5 (33.33%) WCF
6 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Windows
9 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) NUnit
2 11 (73.33%) Moq
2 11 (73.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Application Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Web Applications Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) WPF
2 12 (80.00%) .NET
3 10 (66.67%) Castle Windsor
3 10 (66.67%) Ninject
3 10 (66.67%) Spring.NET
3 10 (66.67%) Unity DI Container
4 5 (33.33%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (6.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (66.67%) Tandem
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
2 10 (66.67%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (66.67%) Kanban
2 10 (66.67%) MVVM
2 10 (66.67%) Scrum
2 10 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft