Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 227 197
Rank change year-on-year +4 -30 +43
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 13 40 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.25% 0.61% 0.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.22% 3.22% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 40 65
East Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -26.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% -

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 1063 1242 1278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.16% 18.98% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 862 1055 1067
East Midlands median annual salary £41,750 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.38% +3.90% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +28 5 £32,500 -33.67% 2
Nottinghamshire -16 5 £55,000 +100.00%
Derbyshire - 3 £30,000 -
MSTest
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) NUnit
2 12 (92.31%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) OO
3 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) TDD
4 7 (53.85%) Selenium
5 6 (46.15%) WCF
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (46.15%) MVC
6 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
6 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
6 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
6 5 (38.46%) HTML
6 5 (38.46%) CSS
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 5 (38.46%) XML
6 5 (38.46%) LINQ
6 5 (38.46%) WPF
6 5 (38.46%) WF
6 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
6 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
6 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
7 4 (30.77%) CMS
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
7 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework

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 4 (30.77%) CMS
2 3 (23.08%) Umbraco
3 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) NUnit
2 7 (53.85%) Selenium
3 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 3 (23.08%) Bower
4 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
4 3 (23.08%) Grunt
4 3 (23.08%) gulp
4 3 (23.08%) MSBuild
4 3 (23.08%) NuGet
4 3 (23.08%) TeamCity
5 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Architect
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (46.15%) WCF
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) LINQ
4 5 (38.46%) WF
4 5 (38.46%) WPF
4 5 (38.46%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Core
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (23.08%) Autofac
6 3 (23.08%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) OO
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
3 6 (46.15%) MVC
4 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
6 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 2 (15.38%) BDD
7 2 (15.38%) DSDM
7 2 (15.38%) ETL
7 2 (15.38%) MVVM
7 2 (15.38%) RUP
7 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
7 2 (15.38%) System Testing
7 2 (15.38%) UML
7 2 (15.38%) Use Case
8 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
3 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
4 4 (30.77%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA