Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 153 223
Rank change year-on-year -41 +70 0
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 27 66 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.56% 1.45% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.48% 7.36% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 20 63 13
Hertfordshire median annual salary £48,750 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.88% -27.27% +134.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,500 £31,400
90th Percentile £56,250 £62,000 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,087 897 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 22.36% 19.75% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 898 797 678
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -3.41%

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing MSTest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Hertfordshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for MSTest in Hertfordshire

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSTest in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for MSTest in Hertfordshire

MSTest
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 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
Hatfield -26 17 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Hoddesdon +8 5 £30,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 5 £45,000 - 1
MSTest
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing MSTest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 27 (100.00%) C#
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
1 27 (100.00%) NUnit
1 27 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (81.48%) ASP.NET MVC
2 22 (81.48%) Computer Science
2 22 (81.48%) MVC
2 22 (81.48%) ASP.NET
3 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (62.96%) Selenium
4 17 (62.96%) Degree
4 17 (62.96%) Subversion
4 17 (62.96%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (62.96%) Sitecore
4 17 (62.96%) Git (software)
4 17 (62.96%) Test Automation
4 17 (62.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 17 (62.96%) jQuery
4 17 (62.96%) Advertising
4 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
4 17 (62.96%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (62.96%) CSS
4 17 (62.96%) HTML
4 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
4 17 (62.96%) SQL
4 17 (62.96%) Oracle
4 17 (62.96%) SharePoint
4 17 (62.96%) SOA
4 17 (62.96%) HTML5
4 17 (62.96%) CSS3

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 17 (62.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 17 (62.96%) SharePoint
2 10 (37.04%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 17 (62.96%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (62.96%) Office 365
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Broadband
1 5 (18.52%) Hyperconnected
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 27 (100.00%) NUnit
2 17 (62.96%) Git (software)
2 17 (62.96%) Jasmine
2 17 (62.96%) Selenium
2 17 (62.96%) Subversion
2 17 (62.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 10 (37.04%) Moq
3 10 (37.04%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
4 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (62.96%) Advertising
2 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (74.07%) .NET Developer
3 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 10 (37.04%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (37.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (37.04%) C# Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Senior .NET Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Senior C# Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Senior Developer
4 7 (25.93%) Lead Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Graduate
5 5 (18.52%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Internet Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Junior
5 5 (18.52%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (81.48%) ASP.NET
2 22 (81.48%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET Web API
3 17 (62.96%) CSS
3 17 (62.96%) CSS3
3 17 (62.96%) HTML
3 17 (62.96%) HTML5
3 17 (62.96%) jQuery
3 17 (62.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (37.04%) AngularJS
4 10 (37.04%) Castle Windsor
4 10 (37.04%) KnockoutJS
4 10 (37.04%) Middleware
4 10 (37.04%) Ninject
4 10 (37.04%) PhoneGap
4 10 (37.04%) Spring.NET
4 10 (37.04%) Unity DI Container
4 10 (37.04%) WPF
5 5 (18.52%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (81.48%) Computer Science
2 10 (37.04%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (37.04%) Mobile App
2 10 (37.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (81.48%) MVC
3 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (62.96%) Collaborative Working
4 17 (62.96%) Continuous Deployment
4 17 (62.96%) DevOps
4 17 (62.96%) SOA
4 17 (62.96%) Test Automation
5 10 (37.04%) Dependency Injection
5 10 (37.04%) Inversion of Control
5 10 (37.04%) Mobile Application Development
5 10 (37.04%) Mobile Development
5 10 (37.04%) MVVM
5 10 (37.04%) Open Source
5 10 (37.04%) Refactoring
5 10 (37.04%) Scrum
5 10 (37.04%) SOLID
5 10 (37.04%) TDD
5 10 (37.04%) Translating Business Requirements
5 10 (37.04%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (62.96%) JavaScript
2 17 (62.96%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) Computer Science Degree
1 17 (62.96%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
1 17 (62.96%) Oracle
1 17 (62.96%) Salesforce.com
1 17 (62.96%) Sitecore
1 17 (62.96%) Xamarin