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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
England / East of England
Rank 212 265 229
Rank change year-on-year +53 -36  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 38 10 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.62% 0.14% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.14% 0.84% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 33 8 36
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 1211 1192 1222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.86% 16.22% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 929 969
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +51 35 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Cambridgeshire - 3 £60,000 - 3
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 93 (100.00%) C#
1 93 (100.00%) .NET
2 88 (94.62%) NUnit
3 87 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (89.25%) MVC
4 83 (89.25%) ASP.NET
4 83 (89.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 77 (82.80%) Continuous Integration
6 74 (79.57%) SQL
7 66 (70.97%) AngularJS
8 65 (69.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 65 (69.89%) JavaScript
9 53 (56.99%) Scrum
10 51 (54.84%) TDD
10 51 (54.84%) SQL Server
11 40 (43.01%) Computer Science
12 38 (40.86%) Team Foundation Server
13 35 (37.63%) Microsoft
14 34 (36.56%) HTML
14 34 (36.56%) CSS
14 34 (36.56%) HTML5
14 34 (36.56%) CSS3
14 34 (36.56%) jQuery
14 34 (36.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 33 (35.48%) Unit Testing
15 33 (35.48%) OO
16 31 (33.33%) Selenium
16 31 (33.33%) Degree
16 31 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
16 31 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite

MSTest
Top Related 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 31 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 31 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 30 (32.26%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 30 (32.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 31 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) Internet
2 4 (4.30%) NFC
2 4 (4.30%) SMPP
2 4 (4.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 88 (94.62%) NUnit
2 38 (40.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (33.33%) Jasmine
3 31 (33.33%) Selenium
4 30 (32.26%) Git (software)
4 30 (32.26%) Subversion
4 30 (32.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 20 (21.51%) TeamCity
6 18 (19.35%) Moq
7 17 (18.28%) Rhino Mocks
8 14 (15.05%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (7.53%) Visual Studio
10 4 (4.30%) MSBuild
11 3 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (3.23%) ReSharper
General
1 30 (32.26%) Advertising
2 12 (12.90%) Finance
3 11 (11.83%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (92.47%) Developer
2 59 (63.44%) .NET Developer
3 54 (58.06%) C# Developer
4 46 (49.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (38.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 33 (35.48%) ASP.NET Developer
7 32 (34.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 22 (23.66%) Senior Developer
9 14 (15.05%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (15.05%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 14 (15.05%) Senior C# Developer
10 11 (11.83%) Agile .NET Developer
10 11 (11.83%) Agile C# Developer
10 11 (11.83%) Agile Developer
10 11 (11.83%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (11.83%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 11 (11.83%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (9.68%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 9 (9.68%) Graduate Developer
11 9 (9.68%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (100.00%) .NET
2 83 (89.25%) ASP.NET
2 83 (89.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 66 (70.97%) AngularJS
4 65 (69.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 34 (36.56%) CSS
5 34 (36.56%) CSS3
5 34 (36.56%) HTML
5 34 (36.56%) HTML5
5 34 (36.56%) jQuery
5 34 (36.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 31 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
7 30 (32.26%) Middleware
8 23 (24.73%) WCF
9 21 (22.58%) WPF
10 20 (21.51%) Unity DI Container
11 17 (18.28%) .NET Framework
11 17 (18.28%) PhoneGap
12 15 (16.13%) Spring.NET
12 15 (16.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 40 (43.01%) Computer Science
2 31 (33.33%) User Experience
3 30 (32.26%) Mobile App
4 11 (11.83%) Mobile Payment
5 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (5.38%) Social Network
7 3 (3.23%) iPad
7 3 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.08%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.73%) Linux
2 15 (16.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (89.25%) MVC
3 77 (82.80%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (56.99%) Scrum
5 51 (54.84%) TDD
6 33 (35.48%) OO
6 33 (35.48%) Unit Testing
7 31 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 31 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
7 31 (33.33%) DevOps
7 31 (33.33%) SOA
7 31 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
8 30 (32.26%) ITIL
8 30 (32.26%) OOD
8 30 (32.26%) Refactoring
8 30 (32.26%) SOLID
9 26 (27.96%) Mobile Application Development
10 23 (24.73%) Mobile Development
10 23 (24.73%) Open Source
11 20 (21.51%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 93 (100.00%) C#
2 74 (79.57%) SQL
3 65 (69.89%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.53%) PowerShell
5 6 (6.45%) XAML
6 5 (5.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 20 (21.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (37.63%) Microsoft
2 31 (33.33%) Oracle
2 31 (33.33%) Xamarin
3 25 (26.88%) Salesforce.com
3 25 (26.88%) Sitecore
4 5 (5.38%) Facebook
4 5 (5.38%) Twitter
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