Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 322 285 343
Rank change year-on-year -37 +58 +17
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 41 84 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.34% 0.68% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.81% 3.24% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 39 75 35
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £38,750 £27,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%

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 of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,262 2,595 2,278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.68% 20.88% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,724 2,198 1,847
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in the East of England

MSTest
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for MSTest in the East of England

MSTest
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSTest in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for MSTest in the East of England

MSTest
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Hertfordshire -51 16 £52,500 +31.25%
Suffolk - 12 £42,500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 8 £55,000 -
Essex - 3 £37,500 - 1
Norfolk - 2 £50,000 - 2
MSTest
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 of England region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 40 (97.56%) C#
1 40 (97.56%) .NET
2 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (70.73%) NUnit
4 26 (63.41%) Test Automation
5 25 (60.98%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
6 23 (56.10%) Selenium
7 20 (48.78%) MVC
7 20 (48.78%) HTML
7 20 (48.78%) CSS
8 19 (46.34%) ASP.NET
8 19 (46.34%) jQuery
8 19 (46.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (46.34%) User Experience
9 18 (43.90%) HTML5
9 18 (43.90%) CSS3
10 17 (41.46%) Web Development
10 17 (41.46%) DevOps
10 17 (41.46%) AngularJS
11 16 (39.02%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (39.02%) Git (software)
11 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
11 16 (39.02%) SQL
12 15 (36.59%) OO
12 15 (36.59%) Degree
12 15 (36.59%) Computer Science
12 15 (36.59%) SOLID
12 15 (36.59%) Computer Science Degree
12 15 (36.59%) Twitter Bootstrap

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 14 (34.15%) Oracle Service Bus
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 14 (34.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 14 (34.15%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (34.15%) Office 365
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.88%) SaaS
4 1 (2.44%) GitHub
4 1 (2.44%) IaaS
4 1 (2.44%) PaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.44%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (70.73%) NUnit
2 23 (56.10%) Selenium
3 16 (39.02%) Git (software)
4 14 (34.15%) Subversion
4 14 (34.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 13 (31.71%) Jasmine
6 11 (26.83%) SpecFlow
7 9 (21.95%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (19.51%) Cucumber
9 6 (14.63%) TeamCity
9 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
10 4 (9.76%) Grunt
10 4 (9.76%) gulp
11 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
12 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
12 1 (2.44%) Moq
12 1 (2.44%) Rational Functional Tester
12 1 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
12 1 (2.44%) WatiN
General
1 13 (31.71%) Advertising
2 8 (19.51%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (70.73%) Developer
2 28 (68.29%) .NET Developer
3 23 (56.10%) C# .NET Developer
3 23 (56.10%) C# Developer
4 14 (34.15%) Senior .NET Developer
4 14 (34.15%) Senior Developer
5 13 (31.71%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 13 (31.71%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (21.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (19.51%) C# WPF Developer
7 8 (19.51%) WPF Developer
8 7 (17.07%) Agile Test Manager
8 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (17.07%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (17.07%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (17.07%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (17.07%) Software Manager
8 7 (17.07%) Software Test Manager
8 7 (17.07%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (97.56%) .NET
2 20 (48.78%) CSS
2 20 (48.78%) HTML
3 19 (46.34%) ASP.NET
3 19 (46.34%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (46.34%) jQuery
4 18 (43.90%) CSS3
4 18 (43.90%) HTML5
5 17 (41.46%) AngularJS
6 16 (39.02%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (36.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (34.15%) KnockoutJS
8 14 (34.15%) Middleware
9 9 (21.95%) Ninject
9 9 (21.95%) Spring.NET
9 9 (21.95%) Unity DI Container
9 9 (21.95%) WPF
10 7 (17.07%) PhoneGap
11 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (9.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) User Experience
2 15 (36.59%) Computer Science
3 8 (19.51%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (19.51%) Mobile App
3 8 (19.51%) Social Network
4 3 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (4.88%) Life Science
6 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (85.37%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (63.41%) Test Automation
3 25 (60.98%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (48.78%) MVC
5 17 (41.46%) DevOps
5 17 (41.46%) Web Development
6 15 (36.59%) OO
6 15 (36.59%) SOLID
7 14 (34.15%) Collaborative Working
7 14 (34.15%) Continuous Deployment
7 14 (34.15%) OOD
7 14 (34.15%) Open Source
7 14 (34.15%) Refactoring
7 14 (34.15%) Scrum
7 14 (34.15%) SOA
8 13 (31.71%) ITIL
9 11 (26.83%) TDD
10 10 (24.39%) Software Testing
11 9 (21.95%) Dependency Injection
11 9 (21.95%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 40 (97.56%) C#
2 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
2 16 (39.02%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) TypeScript
4 3 (7.32%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.44%) Python
5 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) Computer Science Degree
1 15 (36.59%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) ISEB
2 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (60.98%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) Oracle
2 14 (34.15%) Xamarin
3 8 (19.51%) Facebook
3 8 (19.51%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (19.51%) Sitecore
3 8 (19.51%) Twitter
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) New Relic