Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 327 258 358
Rank change year-on-year -69 +100 -32
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 48 97 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.37% 0.79% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.82% 3.95% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 42 90 24
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £42,500 £27,500 £33,625
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
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 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 2,631 2,458 2,364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.36% 19.96% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,010 2,094 1,946
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% -2.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
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 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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -55 32 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Essex - 9 £62,500 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £55,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -53 1 - -
MSTest
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 43 (89.58%) C#
1 43 (89.58%) .NET
2 40 (83.33%) NUnit
2 40 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (62.50%) SQL
5 29 (60.42%) ASP.NET
5 29 (60.42%) MVC
5 29 (60.42%) Test Automation
6 28 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (58.33%) Selenium
6 28 (58.33%) HTML
6 28 (58.33%) JavaScript
7 26 (54.17%) CSS
7 26 (54.17%) SOA
7 26 (54.17%) Computer Science
7 26 (54.17%) jQuery
8 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
9 24 (50.00%) SharePoint
9 24 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 24 (50.00%) Oracle
9 24 (50.00%) Degree
9 24 (50.00%) Subversion
9 24 (50.00%) HTML5
9 24 (50.00%) Git (software)
9 24 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
9 24 (50.00%) CSS3
9 24 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 24 (50.00%) Office 365
9 24 (50.00%) Xamarin

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 24 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 24 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 19 (39.58%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.17%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 24 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (50.00%) Office 365
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) Broadband
2 2 (4.17%) Hyperconnected
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (83.33%) NUnit
2 28 (58.33%) Selenium
3 24 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 24 (50.00%) Subversion
3 24 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 23 (47.92%) Jasmine
5 11 (22.92%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (20.83%) Moq
6 10 (20.83%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
8 5 (10.42%) TeamCity
9 4 (8.33%) WebDriver
10 2 (4.17%) JIRA
10 2 (4.17%) Rational Functional Tester
11 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (47.92%) Advertising
2 8 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (12.50%) Finance
4 4 (8.33%) Banking
4 4 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (83.33%) Developer
2 35 (72.92%) .NET Developer
3 24 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 24 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 19 (39.58%) Senior .NET Developer
4 19 (39.58%) Senior Developer
5 18 (37.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 18 (37.50%) Senior C# Developer
6 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 13 (27.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (27.08%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (27.08%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 13 (27.08%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (16.67%) Telecoms Developer
8 6 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
8 6 (12.50%) WPF Developer
9 5 (10.42%) ASP Developer
9 5 (10.42%) Senior ASP Developer
9 5 (10.42%) Senior Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (89.58%) .NET
2 29 (60.42%) ASP.NET
3 28 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 28 (58.33%) HTML
4 26 (54.17%) CSS
4 26 (54.17%) jQuery
5 24 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 24 (50.00%) CSS3
5 24 (50.00%) HTML5
5 24 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 19 (39.58%) AngularJS
6 19 (39.58%) KnockoutJS
6 19 (39.58%) Middleware
7 16 (33.33%) Ninject
7 16 (33.33%) Spring.NET
7 16 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
7 16 (33.33%) WPF
8 13 (27.08%) PhoneGap
9 10 (20.83%) Castle Windsor
10 6 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (54.17%) Computer Science
2 19 (39.58%) User Experience
3 14 (29.17%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (29.17%) Mobile App
4 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (12.50%) Social Network
5 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Android
2 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 39 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (60.42%) MVC
3 29 (60.42%) Test Automation
4 26 (54.17%) SOA
5 24 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
5 24 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 24 (50.00%) DevOps
6 21 (43.75%) TDD
7 19 (39.58%) OO
7 19 (39.58%) OOD
7 19 (39.58%) Open Source
7 19 (39.58%) Refactoring
7 19 (39.58%) SOLID
8 18 (37.50%) ITIL
8 18 (37.50%) Scrum
8 18 (37.50%) Web Development
9 16 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
9 16 (33.33%) Kanban
9 16 (33.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 43 (89.58%) C#
2 30 (62.50%) SQL
3 28 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 24 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) ISEB
2 3 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
2 24 (50.00%) Oracle
2 24 (50.00%) Xamarin
3 19 (39.58%) Salesforce.com
3 19 (39.58%) Sitecore
4 6 (12.50%) Facebook
4 6 (12.50%) Twitter
5 2 (4.17%) IBM