The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 136 127
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 6 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.33% 0.048% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.48% 0.25% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 6
Median salary £50,000 - £47,500
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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 406 396 366
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.08% 18.97% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 335 316 301
Median salary £45,344 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.69% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,450 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for MSTest in Cambridgeshire

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSTest in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for MSTest in Cambridgeshire

MSTest
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -13 6 £50,000 -
MSTest
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) NUnit
1 12 (100.00%) Banking
1 12 (100.00%) WCF
1 12 (100.00%) LINQ
1 12 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
2 11 (91.67%) MVC
3 7 (58.33%) XAML
3 7 (58.33%) WPF
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) XML
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (33.33%) SMS
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) SMPP
5 4 (33.33%) NFC
5 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (33.33%) Push Notifications
5 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (33.33%) MSBuild
5 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Banking

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (33.33%) NFC
1 4 (33.33%) SMPP
1 4 (33.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) NUnit
2 4 (33.33%) MSBuild
2 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (100.00%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) C# Developer
1 7 (58.33%) C# WCF Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Developer
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Developer
1 7 (58.33%) WCF Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) C# Programmer
3 4 (33.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior SQL Server Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) LINQ
1 12 (100.00%) WCF
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET
2 11 (91.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (58.33%) WPF
4 5 (41.67%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) MVC
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Push Notifications
4 1 (8.33%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) XAML
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft