The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 86 99
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 2 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.23% 0.69% 1.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 3.47% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 13
Median salary £36,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.70% -5.55%  
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 East Sussex with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
East Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 167 202 373
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 19.49% 19.84% 31.42%
Number of salaries quoted 150 171 325
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 East Sussex

MSTest
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSTest in East Sussex.

Salary trend for MSTest in East Sussex

MSTest
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Brighton +5 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Eastbourne - 1 £35,000 -
MSTest
South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Sussex region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) NUnit
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Spring.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (75.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (75.00%) MVVM
2 3 (75.00%) Ninject
2 3 (75.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (50.00%) Moq
3 2 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Windows

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) NUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Moq
2 2 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Graduate
2 2 (50.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Junior
2 2 (50.00%) Junior .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Ninject
2 3 (75.00%) Spring.NET
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (75.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) MVVM
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) VB
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB