Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 216 194
Rank change year-on-year +5 -22 +54
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 17 42 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.33% 0.65% 1.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.70% 3.64% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11 42 76
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -26.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £47,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +29.41% - -5.56%

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 998 1154 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.44% 17.81% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 827 994 1038
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Nottinghamshire -19 8 £57,500 +109.09%
Derbyshire - 5 £30,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £44,500 -
Leicestershire +28 1 - -
MSTest
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 17 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (88.24%) .NET
3 14 (82.35%) TDD
3 14 (82.35%) NUnit
4 13 (76.47%) OO
5 12 (70.59%) SQL
6 11 (64.71%) T-SQL
6 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (47.06%) WCF
8 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
8 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
8 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
9 7 (41.18%) XML
9 7 (41.18%) WPF
9 7 (41.18%) WF
9 7 (41.18%) LINQ
9 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
10 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
10 6 (35.29%) C++
10 6 (35.29%) Java
10 6 (35.29%) MVC
10 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (35.29%) Entity Framework
10 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (29.41%) gulp
11 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Core
11 5 (29.41%) npm
11 5 (29.41%) Cucumber

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 5 (29.41%) CMS
1 5 (29.41%) Umbraco
2 4 (23.53%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) npm
2 3 (17.65%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Biml
2 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (17.65%) Power BI
2 3 (17.65%) PowerPivot
2 3 (17.65%) SAP BW
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) NUnit
2 5 (29.41%) Bower
2 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
2 5 (29.41%) Grunt
2 5 (29.41%) gulp
2 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (29.41%) MSBuild
2 5 (29.41%) NuGet
2 5 (29.41%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
3 3 (17.65%) SpecFlow
3 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) C# Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior C# Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
2 8 (47.06%) WCF
3 7 (41.18%) LINQ
3 7 (41.18%) WF
3 7 (41.18%) WPF
3 7 (41.18%) XML
4 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (35.29%) Entity Framework
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Core
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 5 (29.41%) Autofac
5 5 (29.41%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (17.65%) CSS
6 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) MDX
7 2 (11.76%) SOAP
7 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) TDD
2 13 (76.47%) OO
3 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
6 6 (35.29%) MVC
7 4 (23.53%) ETL
7 4 (23.53%) Scrum
7 4 (23.53%) Software Delivery
7 4 (23.53%) System Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Analytics
8 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (17.65%) DevOps
8 3 (17.65%) Predictive Analytics
8 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
9 2 (11.76%) DSDM
9 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 2 (11.76%) RUP
9 2 (11.76%) UML
9 2 (11.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) T-SQL
4 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
5 6 (35.29%) C++
5 6 (35.29%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.88%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Dell
1 3 (17.65%) SAP