The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 78 103
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex - 1.19% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category - 6.94% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 3
Median salary - £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 225 173 219
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 23.10% 17.16% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 187 138 180
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

MSTest
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for MSTest in Essex