Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 171 223
Rank change year-on-year -19 +52 -6
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 31 52 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.70% 1.16% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.16% 6.10% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 23 52 15
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -25.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,725 £28,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £62,500 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year - +13.51% +2.78%

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 981 853 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 22.17% 18.96% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 834 777 790
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,400 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £71,313
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,344 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.75% +6.69% -

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 12 December 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 12 December 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
Hatfield -5 15 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 7 £45,000 - 1
Hoddesdon - 6 £30,000 -
Letchworth -11 3 £40,000 +19.40%
MSTest
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 31 (100.00%) C#
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
1 31 (100.00%) NUnit
1 31 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (77.42%) ASP.NET MVC
2 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (77.42%) MVC
2 24 (77.42%) ASP.NET
3 21 (67.74%) Computer Science
4 18 (58.06%) SQL
5 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
6 16 (51.61%) Scrum
6 16 (51.61%) TDD
7 15 (48.39%) Subversion
7 15 (48.39%) Selenium
7 15 (48.39%) Advertising
7 15 (48.39%) Degree
7 15 (48.39%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
7 15 (48.39%) Test Automation
7 15 (48.39%) jQuery
7 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
7 15 (48.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 15 (48.39%) SharePoint
7 15 (48.39%) SOA
7 15 (48.39%) CSS
7 15 (48.39%) Oracle
7 15 (48.39%) HTML
7 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
7 15 (48.39%) HTML5

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 15 (48.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 15 (48.39%) SharePoint
2 8 (25.81%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 15 (48.39%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (48.39%) Office 365
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Broadband
2 6 (19.35%) Hyperconnected
2 6 (19.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 31 (100.00%) NUnit
2 15 (48.39%) Git (software)
2 15 (48.39%) Jasmine
2 15 (48.39%) Selenium
2 15 (48.39%) Subversion
2 15 (48.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 13 (41.94%) Moq
3 13 (41.94%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (32.26%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
6 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (48.39%) Advertising
2 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (64.52%) .NET Developer
3 8 (25.81%) C# Developer
4 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 7 (22.58%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (22.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Lead Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Telecoms Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Graduate
5 6 (19.35%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Graduate Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Internet Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Junior
5 6 (19.35%) Junior .NET Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Junior Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (77.42%) ASP.NET
2 24 (77.42%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET Web API
3 15 (48.39%) CSS
3 15 (48.39%) CSS3
3 15 (48.39%) HTML
3 15 (48.39%) HTML5
3 15 (48.39%) jQuery
3 15 (48.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 13 (41.94%) Castle Windsor
4 13 (41.94%) Ninject
4 13 (41.94%) Spring.NET
4 13 (41.94%) Unity DI Container
4 13 (41.94%) WPF
5 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
6 8 (25.81%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (25.81%) Middleware
7 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
7 6 (19.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (67.74%) Computer Science
2 13 (41.94%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (25.81%) User Experience
4 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (77.42%) MVC
3 16 (51.61%) Scrum
3 16 (51.61%) TDD
4 15 (48.39%) Collaborative Working
4 15 (48.39%) Continuous Deployment
4 15 (48.39%) DevOps
4 15 (48.39%) SOA
4 15 (48.39%) Test Automation
5 13 (41.94%) Dependency Injection
5 13 (41.94%) Inversion of Control
5 13 (41.94%) Kanban
5 13 (41.94%) MVVM
6 8 (25.81%) ITIL
6 8 (25.81%) Mobile Development
6 8 (25.81%) OO
6 8 (25.81%) OOD
6 8 (25.81%) Open Source
6 8 (25.81%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (58.06%) SQL
3 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
4 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Computer Science Degree
1 15 (48.39%) Degree
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
1 15 (48.39%) Oracle
1 15 (48.39%) Xamarin
2 12 (38.71%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (38.71%) Sitecore