Period
to 17 November 2017

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

Microsoft MSTest
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 309 285 359
Rank change year-on-year -24 +74 -87
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 45 77 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.37% 0.58% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.90% 3.42% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 38 70 37
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £48,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +13.99% +7.22% -

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 2364 2253 2534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.67% 16.99% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1974 1924 2171
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,924 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.23% +10.41% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £62,500
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 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 17 November 2017.

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 17 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
Hertfordshire -6 32 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Cambridgeshire -27 10 £52,500 -4.55%
Essex 0 3 £60,000 -
MSTest
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 of England region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 44 (97.78%) C#
1 44 (97.78%) .NET
2 42 (93.33%) NUnit
2 42 (93.33%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (64.44%) TDD
4 29 (64.44%) ASP.NET
5 28 (62.22%) SQL Server
6 27 (60.00%) MVC
6 27 (60.00%) Scrum
6 27 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (51.11%) SQL
8 21 (46.67%) Computer Science
8 21 (46.67%) WPF
8 21 (46.67%) Dependency Injection
8 21 (46.67%) Inversion of Control
8 21 (46.67%) MVVM
8 21 (46.67%) Kanban
8 21 (46.67%) Spring.NET
8 21 (46.67%) Ninject
8 21 (46.67%) Unity DI Container
9 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
10 18 (40.00%) WinForms
10 18 (40.00%) Test Automation
11 17 (37.78%) jQuery
11 17 (37.78%) HTML5
11 17 (37.78%) Selenium
11 17 (37.78%) HTML
11 17 (37.78%) CSS
11 17 (37.78%) Windows

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 15 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 15 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (33.33%) Office 365
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Hyperconnected
1 6 (13.33%) Internet
2 5 (11.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (62.22%) SQL Server
2 15 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (93.33%) NUnit
2 17 (37.78%) Selenium
3 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 15 (33.33%) Jasmine
3 15 (33.33%) Subversion
3 15 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 13 (28.89%) Moq
5 11 (24.44%) Rhino Mocks
6 10 (22.22%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
8 5 (11.11%) TeamCity
9 2 (4.44%) JIRA
9 2 (4.44%) Mercurial
9 2 (4.44%) SpecFlow
9 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
10 1 (2.22%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 15 (33.33%) Advertising
2 10 (22.22%) Finance
3 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (93.33%) Developer
2 31 (68.89%) .NET Developer
3 21 (46.67%) C# Developer
4 20 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (22.22%) C# WPF Developer
5 10 (22.22%) WPF Developer
6 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (17.78%) Senior Developer
8 6 (13.33%) Graduate
8 6 (13.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 6 (13.33%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (13.33%) Internet Developer
8 6 (13.33%) Junior
8 6 (13.33%) Junior .NET Developer
8 6 (13.33%) Junior Developer
9 5 (11.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 5 (11.11%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (97.78%) .NET
2 29 (64.44%) ASP.NET
3 27 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (46.67%) Ninject
4 21 (46.67%) Spring.NET
4 21 (46.67%) Unity DI Container
4 21 (46.67%) WPF
5 18 (40.00%) WinForms
6 17 (37.78%) CSS
6 17 (37.78%) HTML
6 17 (37.78%) HTML5
6 17 (37.78%) jQuery
7 16 (35.56%) AngularJS
8 15 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (33.33%) CSS3
8 15 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (24.44%) Castle Windsor
10 10 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (22.22%) Middleware
11 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 13 (28.89%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (22.22%) Social Network
3 10 (22.22%) User Experience
4 7 (15.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Android
3 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (93.33%) Continuous Integration
2 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (64.44%) TDD
4 27 (60.00%) MVC
4 27 (60.00%) Scrum
5 21 (46.67%) Dependency Injection
5 21 (46.67%) Inversion of Control
5 21 (46.67%) Kanban
5 21 (46.67%) MVVM
6 18 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 17 (37.78%) Collaborative Working
8 15 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
8 15 (33.33%) DevOps
8 15 (33.33%) SOA
9 12 (26.67%) OO
10 10 (22.22%) ITIL
10 10 (22.22%) OOD
10 10 (22.22%) Open Source
10 10 (22.22%) Refactoring
10 10 (22.22%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 44 (97.78%) C#
2 23 (51.11%) SQL
3 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 15 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 15 (33.33%) Oracle
1 15 (33.33%) Xamarin
2 10 (22.22%) Facebook
2 10 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (22.22%) Sitecore
2 10 (22.22%) Twitter
3 1 (2.22%) IBM