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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
England / East Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 144 149
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 4 26 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.14% 0.82% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.75% 5.07% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 26 22
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +45.45%  
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 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 530 513 425
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 18.09% 16.14% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 435 411 385
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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
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 30 March 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 -15 3 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £47,500 - 1
MSTest
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (96.00%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (72.00%) WCF
2 18 (72.00%) WPF
2 18 (72.00%) NUnit
2 18 (72.00%) C#
2 18 (72.00%) .NET
3 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (68.00%) Finance
3 17 (68.00%) Scrum
3 17 (68.00%) MVVM
4 14 (56.00%) SQL
4 14 (56.00%) T-SQL
5 13 (52.00%) C++
5 13 (52.00%) Java
5 13 (52.00%) XML
5 13 (52.00%) OO
5 13 (52.00%) PL/SQL
5 13 (52.00%) WF
5 13 (52.00%) LINQ
5 13 (52.00%) TDD
5 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
6 12 (48.00%) Use Case
6 12 (48.00%) jQuery
6 12 (48.00%) Silverlight
6 12 (48.00%) Service Delivery
6 12 (48.00%) UML
6 12 (48.00%) RUP
6 12 (48.00%) DSDM
6 12 (48.00%) XSLT

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 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) OLAP
3 1 (4.00%) Power BI
3 1 (4.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (72.00%) NUnit
2 7 (28.00%) SpecFlow
3 5 (20.00%) Moq
3 5 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 12 (48.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 12 (48.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Graduate
5 5 (20.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Junior
5 5 (20.00%) Junior .NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Junior Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) .NET
1 18 (72.00%) WCF
1 18 (72.00%) WPF
2 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (52.00%) LINQ
3 13 (52.00%) WF
3 13 (52.00%) XML
4 12 (48.00%) CSS
4 12 (48.00%) HTML
4 12 (48.00%) jQuery
4 12 (48.00%) RESTful
4 12 (48.00%) Silverlight
4 12 (48.00%) SOAP
4 12 (48.00%) Web Services
4 12 (48.00%) XSLT
5 7 (28.00%) MDX
6 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (20.00%) Spring.NET
6 5 (20.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (96.00%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (68.00%) MVVM
2 17 (68.00%) Scrum
3 13 (52.00%) OO
3 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (52.00%) TDD
4 12 (48.00%) DSDM
4 12 (48.00%) RUP
4 12 (48.00%) Service Delivery
4 12 (48.00%) UML
4 12 (48.00%) Use Case
5 8 (32.00%) ETL
6 7 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (20.00%) Kanban
8 5 (20.00%) MVC
8 5 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) C#
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) T-SQL
3 13 (52.00%) C++
3 13 (52.00%) Java
3 13 (52.00%) PL/SQL
4 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
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