Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 302 314 265
Rank change year-on-year +12 -49 +86
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 17 43 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.19% 0.35% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.09% 1.71% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17 35 83
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £42,500 £27,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £49,000 £66,750 £65,000
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 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 1,566 2,511 2,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.13% 20.25% 18.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,211 2,006 1,998
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.15%

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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019. 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
Essex +34 15 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +25 1 £75,000 -
Hertfordshire +12 1 £47,500 -2.56% 1
MSTest
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) TDD
2 16 (94.12%) NUnit
2 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 16 (94.12%) BDD
3 15 (88.24%) SpecFlow
3 15 (88.24%) SQL
3 15 (88.24%) AngularJS
4 14 (82.35%) Waterfall
4 14 (82.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (82.35%) Non-Functional Testing
4 14 (82.35%) Software Delivery
4 14 (82.35%) SDLC
4 14 (82.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (82.35%) Acceptance Criteria
4 14 (82.35%) Java
4 14 (82.35%) Visual Studio
4 14 (82.35%) OO
4 14 (82.35%) Python
4 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
4 14 (82.35%) ISEB
4 14 (82.35%) Regression Testing
4 14 (82.35%) VB
4 14 (82.35%) Gherkin
4 14 (82.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (82.35%) Test Automation
4 14 (82.35%) WatiN
4 14 (82.35%) ISTQB

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 1 (5.88%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) NUnit
2 15 (88.24%) SpecFlow
3 14 (82.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (82.35%) Visual Studio
3 14 (82.35%) Visual Studio Team System
3 14 (82.35%) WatiN
4 1 (5.88%) gulp
4 1 (5.88%) jspm
4 1 (5.88%) Moq
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Analyst
1 14 (82.35%) Automation Test Analyst
1 14 (82.35%) Automation Tester
1 14 (82.35%) Test Analyst
1 14 (82.35%) Tester
2 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
3 1 (5.88%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) AngularJS
3 14 (82.35%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Core
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) Ninject
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (5.88%) React
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) Sass
4 1 (5.88%) SignalR
4 1 (5.88%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.88%) Fintech
1 1 (5.88%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) TDD
2 16 (94.12%) BDD
3 14 (82.35%) Acceptance Criteria
3 14 (82.35%) Computer Science
3 14 (82.35%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (82.35%) Non-Functional Testing
3 14 (82.35%) OO
3 14 (82.35%) Regression Testing
3 14 (82.35%) SDLC
3 14 (82.35%) Software Delivery
3 14 (82.35%) Test Automation
3 14 (82.35%) Test Scripting
3 14 (82.35%) Time Management
3 14 (82.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (82.35%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) SOLID
5 1 (5.88%) CQRS
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (5.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (88.24%) SQL
3 14 (82.35%) Java
3 14 (82.35%) Python
3 14 (82.35%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) Computer Science Degree
1 14 (82.35%) Degree
1 14 (82.35%) ISEB
1 14 (82.35%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Facebook
2 1 (5.88%) Twitter