Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 213 219
Rank change year-on-year +61 +6 +10
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 63 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.47% 0.19% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.86% 1.26% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 54 9 23
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £33,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% -10.67% -37.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,750 £26,200
90th Percentile £60,875 £35,250 £41,250
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -16.67%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 918 713 870
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 21.43% 14.87% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 815 605 715
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £45,344 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +0.76% +3.45% +4.82%

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 23 July 2017.

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 23 July 2017. 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
Letchworth +2 27 £37,500 +11.94%
Hatfield - 25 £60,000 -
Hoddesdon - 7 £30,000 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 4 £45,000 - 1
MSTest
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 63 (100.00%) C#
1 63 (100.00%) .NET
1 63 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 63 (100.00%) NUnit
1 63 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 59 (93.65%) ASP.NET MVC
2 59 (93.65%) MVC
2 59 (93.65%) ASP.NET
3 52 (82.54%) SQL
3 52 (82.54%) AngularJS
4 48 (76.19%) JavaScript
5 44 (69.84%) ASP.NET Web API
6 38 (60.32%) TDD
6 38 (60.32%) Scrum
7 32 (50.79%) Computer Science
8 31 (49.21%) SQL Server
9 27 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (42.86%) Unit Testing
10 25 (39.68%) Continuous Deployment
10 25 (39.68%) SOLID
10 25 (39.68%) Office 365
10 25 (39.68%) Jasmine
10 25 (39.68%) DevOps
10 25 (39.68%) User Experience
10 25 (39.68%) Mobile Development
10 25 (39.68%) Translating Business Requirements
10 25 (39.68%) Xamarin
10 25 (39.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 25 (39.68%) CSS3
10 25 (39.68%) KnockoutJS

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 25 (39.68%) Oracle Service Bus
1 25 (39.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 25 (39.68%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 25 (39.68%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (39.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) Internet
2 4 (6.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (49.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 63 (100.00%) NUnit
2 27 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (39.68%) Git (software)
3 25 (39.68%) Jasmine
3 25 (39.68%) Selenium
3 25 (39.68%) Subversion
3 25 (39.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 15 (23.81%) TeamCity
4 15 (23.81%) Visual Studio Team System
5 11 (17.46%) Moq
5 11 (17.46%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 25 (39.68%) Advertising
2 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (100.00%) Developer
2 46 (73.02%) .NET Developer
3 34 (53.97%) C# Developer
4 32 (50.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
5 27 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (41.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 17 (26.98%) Senior Developer
8 11 (17.46%) Senior .NET Developer
8 11 (17.46%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (17.46%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 11 (17.46%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 11 (17.46%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (17.46%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (14.29%) Software Developer
10 7 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
10 7 (11.11%) Internet Developer
10 7 (11.11%) Junior
10 7 (11.11%) Junior .NET Developer
10 7 (11.11%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (100.00%) .NET
2 59 (93.65%) ASP.NET
2 59 (93.65%) ASP.NET MVC
3 52 (82.54%) AngularJS
4 44 (69.84%) ASP.NET Web API
5 25 (39.68%) CSS
5 25 (39.68%) CSS3
5 25 (39.68%) HTML
5 25 (39.68%) HTML5
5 25 (39.68%) jQuery
5 25 (39.68%) KnockoutJS
5 25 (39.68%) Middleware
5 25 (39.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (17.46%) Castle Windsor
6 11 (17.46%) Ninject
6 11 (17.46%) Spring.NET
6 11 (17.46%) Unity DI Container
6 11 (17.46%) WPF
7 10 (15.87%) PhoneGap
8 7 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 32 (50.79%) Computer Science
2 25 (39.68%) User Experience
3 11 (17.46%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (15.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.68%) Linux
2 7 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 63 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 59 (93.65%) MVC
3 38 (60.32%) Scrum
3 38 (60.32%) TDD
4 27 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 25 (39.68%) Continuous Deployment
5 25 (39.68%) DevOps
5 25 (39.68%) ITIL
5 25 (39.68%) Mobile Development
5 25 (39.68%) OO
5 25 (39.68%) OOD
5 25 (39.68%) Open Source
5 25 (39.68%) Refactoring
5 25 (39.68%) SOA
5 25 (39.68%) SOLID
5 25 (39.68%) Test Automation
5 25 (39.68%) Translating Business Requirements
6 11 (17.46%) Dependency Injection
6 11 (17.46%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) C#
2 52 (82.54%) SQL
3 48 (76.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (39.68%) Computer Science Degree
1 25 (39.68%) Degree
Systems Management
1 15 (23.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
1 25 (39.68%) Oracle
1 25 (39.68%) Xamarin
2 10 (15.87%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (15.87%) Sitecore
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago