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

Microsoft MSTest
England / East Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 147 147
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 11 27 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.42% 0.82% 1.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.17% 4.88% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6 27 40
Median salary £44,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 508 553 559
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 19.29% 16.85% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 434 482 497
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

MSTest
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for MSTest in the East Midlands

MSTest
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSTest in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MSTest in the East Midlands

MSTest
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Nottinghamshire -16 5 £60,000 +65.51% 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £44,500 - 1
Derbyshire - 2 £29,250 - 1
Leicestershire +13 1 - -
MSTest
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
3 12 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 12 (80.00%) .NET
4 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (73.33%) TDD
4 11 (73.33%) NUnit
5 10 (66.67%) OO
6 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (53.33%) PL/SQL
7 8 (53.33%) WCF
8 7 (46.67%) WPF
8 7 (46.67%) WF
8 7 (46.67%) LINQ
8 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
8 7 (46.67%) XML
9 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (40.00%) C++
9 6 (40.00%) Java
10 5 (33.33%) Scrum
11 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (26.67%) MDX
11 4 (26.67%) Predictive Analytics
11 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
11 4 (26.67%) HTML
11 4 (26.67%) CSS
11 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (26.67%) ETL

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 4 (26.67%) Power BI
2 4 (26.67%) PowerPivot
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (20.00%) Biml
3 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data
4 1 (6.67%) OLAP
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) NUnit
2 4 (26.67%) SpecFlow
3 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (13.33%) Bower
4 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (13.33%) Grunt
4 2 (13.33%) gulp
4 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (13.33%) MSBuild
4 2 (13.33%) NuGet
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium
4 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) WCF
3 7 (46.67%) LINQ
3 7 (46.67%) WF
3 7 (46.67%) WPF
3 7 (46.67%) XML
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) MDX
6 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) RESTful
6 3 (20.00%) Silverlight
6 3 (20.00%) SOAP
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (73.33%) TDD
2 10 (66.67%) OO
3 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) Analytics
6 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (26.67%) ETL
6 4 (26.67%) Predictive Analytics
6 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 3 (20.00%) DevOps
7 3 (20.00%) DSDM
7 3 (20.00%) MVC
7 3 (20.00%) RUP
7 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) Software Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) System Testing
7 3 (20.00%) UML
7 3 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
3 12 (80.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (53.33%) PL/SQL
5 6 (40.00%) C++
5 6 (40.00%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (6.67%) C
8 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Dell
1 3 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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