Period
to 22 February 2018

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 6 months to 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 220 207
Rank change year-on-year -3 -13 +21
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 14 28 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.26% 0.46% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 2.35% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 50
East Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +40.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,750 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,000 £55,375 £47,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

MSTest is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,163 1,192 1,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.81% 19.56% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 949 984 956
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £28,400 £26,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing MSTest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 22 February 2018.

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 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 11 £32,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire -28 3 £52,500 -4.55%
MSTest
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT jobs citing MSTest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) NUnit
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) .NET
3 10 (71.43%) OO
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 10 (71.43%) CSS
3 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 10 (71.43%) HTML
3 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
4 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (64.29%) MVC
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 8 (57.14%) SOAP
5 8 (57.14%) Web Services
5 8 (57.14%) XML
5 8 (57.14%) XSLT
5 8 (57.14%) UML
5 8 (57.14%) C++
5 8 (57.14%) PL/SQL
5 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
5 8 (57.14%) MVVM
5 8 (57.14%) RESTful
5 8 (57.14%) Use Case
5 8 (57.14%) jQuery
5 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (57.14%) WCF
5 8 (57.14%) WPF

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) NUnit
2 4 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) C# Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Senior C# Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Senior Developer
3 8 (57.14%) .NET Developer
4 7 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (50.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (50.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 7 (50.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 7 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 7 (50.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 7 (50.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
4 7 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Developer
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 10 (71.43%) CSS
2 10 (71.43%) HTML
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 8 (57.14%) jQuery
4 8 (57.14%) LINQ
4 8 (57.14%) RESTful
4 8 (57.14%) Silverlight
4 8 (57.14%) SOAP
4 8 (57.14%) WCF
4 8 (57.14%) Web Services
4 8 (57.14%) WF
4 8 (57.14%) WPF
4 8 (57.14%) XML
4 8 (57.14%) XSLT
5 7 (50.00%) WinForms
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) OO
2 10 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 9 (64.29%) MVC
4 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (57.14%) MVVM
4 8 (57.14%) UML
4 8 (57.14%) Use Case
5 7 (50.00%) Data Science
5 7 (50.00%) Machine Learning
6 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 2 (14.29%) BDD
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 1 (7.14%) DSDM
8 1 (7.14%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 8 (57.14%) C++
4 8 (57.14%) PL/SQL
4 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
5 2 (14.29%) C
6 1 (7.14%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft