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 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 102 - 98
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 3 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.25% - 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.18% - 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 9
Median salary £60,000 - £55,000
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 Cambridge with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 255 282 271
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 20.90% 19.11% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 211 232 237
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MSTest in Cambridge

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

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 Cambridge region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) NUnit
1 11 (100.00%) Banking
1 11 (100.00%) WCF
1 11 (100.00%) LINQ
1 11 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) MVC
3 7 (63.64%) XML
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) SMPP
5 4 (36.36%) XAML
5 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
5 4 (36.36%) SMS
5 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (36.36%) NFC
5 4 (36.36%) WPF
5 4 (36.36%) Push Notifications
5 4 (36.36%) MSBuild
5 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
6 3 (27.27%) Mobile Banking

MSTest
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) NFC
1 4 (36.36%) SMPP
1 4 (36.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) NUnit
2 4 (36.36%) MSBuild
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) .NET Software Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) C# Software Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
2 4 (36.36%) C# WCF Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Developer
2 4 (36.36%) WCF Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Programmer
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile Software Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) LINQ
1 11 (100.00%) WCF
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (63.64%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) WPF
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Push Notifications
4 3 (27.27%) Concurrent Programming
4 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
4 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 4 (36.36%) XAML
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
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