Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 313 276 331
Rank change year-on-year -37 +55 -29
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 37 85 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.31% 0.69% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.54% 3.79% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 29 81 37
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +9.89% +7.06%

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 2,405 2,244 2,447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.24% 18.10% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,958 1,932 2,113
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -33 25 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Essex +14 10 £61,250 -5.77% 1
Cambridgeshire -39 2 £52,500 -12.50% 2
MSTest
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 33 (89.19%) C#
1 33 (89.19%) .NET
2 28 (75.68%) NUnit
2 28 (75.68%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (67.57%) ASP.NET
5 23 (62.16%) SQL
5 23 (62.16%) MVC
6 22 (59.46%) Selenium
6 22 (59.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (56.76%) Test Automation
7 21 (56.76%) HTML
7 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
8 20 (54.05%) TDD
8 20 (54.05%) Computer Science
9 19 (51.35%) jQuery
9 19 (51.35%) CSS
10 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
10 18 (48.65%) Greenfield Project
11 17 (45.95%) Collaborative Working
11 17 (45.95%) SOA
11 17 (45.95%) HTML5
12 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
13 15 (40.54%) Advertising
13 15 (40.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 15 (40.54%) Oracle
13 15 (40.54%) SharePoint
13 15 (40.54%) Scrum
13 15 (40.54%) Subversion
13 15 (40.54%) Degree

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 (40.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 15 (40.54%) SharePoint
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (5.41%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (40.54%) Office 365
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Broadband
2 5 (13.51%) Hyperconnected
2 5 (13.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (75.68%) NUnit
2 22 (59.46%) Selenium
3 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
3 15 (40.54%) Jasmine
3 15 (40.54%) Subversion
3 15 (40.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 14 (37.84%) Moq
5 12 (32.43%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
8 6 (16.22%) WebDriver
9 4 (10.81%) JIRA
10 2 (5.41%) Mercurial
10 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
11 1 (2.70%) Rational Functional Tester
11 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (40.54%) Advertising
2 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
3 6 (16.22%) Banking
4 4 (10.81%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Developer
2 20 (54.05%) .NET Developer
3 8 (21.62%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (21.62%) C# Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Developer
4 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 7 (18.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Lead Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Senior C# Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Telecoms Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Internet Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Junior .NET Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (89.19%) .NET
2 25 (67.57%) ASP.NET
3 22 (59.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (56.76%) HTML
5 19 (51.35%) CSS
5 19 (51.35%) jQuery
6 17 (45.95%) HTML5
7 15 (40.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (40.54%) CSS3
7 15 (40.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (35.14%) Ninject
8 13 (35.14%) Spring.NET
8 13 (35.14%) Unity DI Container
8 13 (35.14%) WPF
9 12 (32.43%) Castle Windsor
9 12 (32.43%) WinForms
10 8 (21.62%) AngularJS
10 8 (21.62%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (21.62%) Middleware
11 7 (18.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (54.05%) Computer Science
2 18 (48.65%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (24.32%) Mobile App
4 8 (21.62%) User Experience
5 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.70%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Windows
3 6 (16.22%) Android
3 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (62.16%) MVC
4 21 (56.76%) Test Automation
5 20 (54.05%) TDD
6 17 (45.95%) Collaborative Working
6 17 (45.95%) SOA
7 15 (40.54%) Continuous Deployment
7 15 (40.54%) DevOps
7 15 (40.54%) Scrum
8 13 (35.14%) Dependency Injection
8 13 (35.14%) Inversion of Control
8 13 (35.14%) Kanban
8 13 (35.14%) MVVM
9 10 (27.03%) OO
10 9 (24.32%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (21.62%) Mobile Development
11 8 (21.62%) OOD
11 8 (21.62%) SOLID
11 8 (21.62%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) C#
2 23 (62.16%) SQL
3 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Computer Science Degree
1 15 (40.54%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) Oracle
2 15 (40.54%) Xamarin
3 14 (37.84%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (37.84%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.70%) Facebook
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Twitter