The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 106 108
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 12 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.88% 0.085% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.21% 0.45% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 4
Median salary £52,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 Cambridge with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 285 220 286
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 20.79% 18.64% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 249 181 221
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,000 £34,569
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

MSTest
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for MSTest in Cambridge

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSTest in Cambridge over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MSTest in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) WPF
1 15 (100.00%) NUnit
2 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (60.00%) LINQ
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (60.00%) MVC
2 9 (60.00%) XAML
2 9 (60.00%) Mobile Payment
2 9 (60.00%) WCF
3 6 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) WinForms
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
3 6 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (40.00%) MVVM
3 6 (40.00%) Ninject
3 6 (40.00%) Facebook
3 6 (40.00%) Twitter
3 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) NUnit
General
1 9 (60.00%) Banking
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) C# WCF Developer
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Developer
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 9 (60.00%) WCF Developer
3 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (40.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 6 (40.00%) WPF Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# Programmer
4 4 (26.67%) Programmer
5 2 (13.33%) Junior
5 2 (13.33%) Junior C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Junior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Junior SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Junior SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) WPF
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (60.00%) LINQ
2 9 (60.00%) WCF
3 6 (40.00%) Ninject
3 6 (40.00%) Spring.NET
3 6 (40.00%) Unity DI Container
3 6 (40.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Mobile Payment
2 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (40.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) MVC
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (40.00%) Kanban
2 6 (40.00%) MVVM
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
2 6 (40.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Facebook
1 6 (40.00%) Twitter
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago