Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 167 160
Rank change year-on-year +31 -7 +8
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 14 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.56% 0.46% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.19% 1.98% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 15
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -7.22% +7.78%
10th Percentile £36,250 £42,000 £39,250
90th Percentile £62,375 £55,000 £52,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -11.11%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 439 658 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.46% 23.31% 20.21%
Number of salaries quoted 400 589 578
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSTest in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram 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 16 October 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
Milton Keynes +24 11 £42,500 -5.56% 2
High Wycombe - 3 £47,500 - 1
MSTest
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) Scrum
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) TDD
1 14 (100.00%) NUnit
2 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) WPF
2 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (78.57%) Kanban
2 11 (78.57%) Spring.NET
2 11 (78.57%) Dependency Injection
2 11 (78.57%) MVVM
2 11 (78.57%) Ninject
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (57.14%) Music Industry
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (21.43%) Social Network
4 3 (21.43%) Selenium
4 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
4 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
4 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
4 3 (21.43%) Facebook

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 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) NUnit
2 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
2 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
2 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
2 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (57.14%) Music Industry
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) .NET Developer
1 11 (78.57%) C# .NET Developer
1 11 (78.57%) C# Developer
1 11 (78.57%) C# WPF Developer
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
1 11 (78.57%) WPF Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
1 11 (78.57%) Ninject
1 11 (78.57%) Spring.NET
1 11 (78.57%) WPF
2 3 (21.43%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (21.43%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (100.00%) Scrum
1 14 (100.00%) TDD
2 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (78.57%) Dependency Injection
2 11 (78.57%) Kanban
2 11 (78.57%) MVVM
3 3 (21.43%) BDD
3 3 (21.43%) Build Automation
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (21.43%) SDET
3 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Facebook
1 3 (21.43%) Twitter