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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 212 235 258
Rank change year-on-year +23 +23  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 43 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.71% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.22% 1.93% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 39 17 27
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% +26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,100 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

MSTest is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1334 1038 1308
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 21.88% 15.27% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1143 881 1074
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing MSTest as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +24 31 £45,000 +34.32% 3
Cambridgeshire +1 12 £52,500 +23.52% 1
MSTest
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 82 (100.00%) C#
1 82 (100.00%) .NET
1 82 (100.00%) NUnit
2 74 (90.24%) MVC
2 74 (90.24%) ASP.NET
2 74 (90.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 73 (89.02%) Continuous Integration
3 73 (89.02%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (71.95%) SQL
4 59 (71.95%) AngularJS
5 57 (69.51%) JavaScript
6 53 (64.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 49 (59.76%) SQL Server
8 46 (56.10%) Scrum
8 46 (56.10%) TDD
9 33 (40.24%) Computer Science
10 32 (39.02%) Unit Testing
10 32 (39.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 27 (32.93%) Test Automation
11 27 (32.93%) Amazon AWS
11 27 (32.93%) HTML5
11 27 (32.93%) Oracle Service Bus
11 27 (32.93%) Git (software)
11 27 (32.93%) Open Source
11 27 (32.93%) CSS3
11 27 (32.93%) KnockoutJS
11 27 (32.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 27 (32.93%) Office 365
11 27 (32.93%) SOLID
11 27 (32.93%) Continuous Deployment

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 27 (32.93%) Oracle Service Bus
1 27 (32.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 27 (32.93%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 27 (32.93%) Amazon AWS
1 27 (32.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) Internet
2 2 (2.44%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (59.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 82 (100.00%) NUnit
2 32 (39.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (32.93%) Git (software)
3 27 (32.93%) Jasmine
3 27 (32.93%) Selenium
3 27 (32.93%) Subversion
3 27 (32.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 15 (18.29%) TeamCity
4 15 (18.29%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (9.76%) Moq
5 8 (9.76%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 27 (32.93%) Advertising
2 9 (10.98%) Banking
3 6 (7.32%) Finance
4 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (100.00%) Developer
2 57 (69.51%) .NET Developer
3 56 (68.29%) C# Developer
4 46 (56.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (41.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 32 (39.02%) ASP.NET Developer
6 32 (39.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (23.17%) Senior Developer
8 13 (15.85%) Senior .NET Developer
8 13 (15.85%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (15.85%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 13 (15.85%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 13 (15.85%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (15.85%) Senior C# Developer
9 11 (13.41%) SQL Developer
10 9 (10.98%) C# WCF Developer
10 9 (10.98%) Software Developer
10 9 (10.98%) SQL Server Developer
10 9 (10.98%) WCF Developer
11 8 (9.76%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (100.00%) .NET
2 74 (90.24%) ASP.NET
2 74 (90.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 59 (71.95%) AngularJS
4 53 (64.63%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (32.93%) CSS
5 27 (32.93%) CSS3
5 27 (32.93%) HTML
5 27 (32.93%) HTML5
5 27 (32.93%) jQuery
5 27 (32.93%) KnockoutJS
5 27 (32.93%) Middleware
5 27 (32.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 23 (28.05%) WPF
7 15 (18.29%) WCF
8 14 (17.07%) Ninject
8 14 (17.07%) Spring.NET
8 14 (17.07%) Unity DI Container
9 12 (14.63%) PhoneGap
9 12 (14.63%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (40.24%) Computer Science
2 27 (32.93%) User Experience
3 12 (14.63%) Mobile App
4 9 (10.98%) Mobile Payment
5 8 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (7.32%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.93%) Linux
2 12 (14.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (90.24%) MVC
2 73 (89.02%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (89.02%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (56.10%) Scrum
3 46 (56.10%) TDD
4 32 (39.02%) Unit Testing
5 27 (32.93%) Continuous Deployment
5 27 (32.93%) DevOps
5 27 (32.93%) ITIL
5 27 (32.93%) Mobile Development
5 27 (32.93%) OO
5 27 (32.93%) OOD
5 27 (32.93%) Open Source
5 27 (32.93%) Refactoring
5 27 (32.93%) SOA
5 27 (32.93%) SOLID
5 27 (32.93%) Test Automation
5 27 (32.93%) Translating Business Requirements
6 14 (17.07%) Dependency Injection
6 14 (17.07%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) C#
2 59 (71.95%) SQL
3 57 (69.51%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.98%) XAML
Qualifications
1 27 (32.93%) Computer Science Degree
1 27 (32.93%) Degree
Systems Management
1 15 (18.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (32.93%) Microsoft
1 27 (32.93%) Oracle
1 27 (32.93%) Xamarin
2 12 (14.63%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (14.63%) Sitecore
3 6 (7.32%) Facebook
3 6 (7.32%) Twitter
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