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 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 - 160
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 38 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.76% - 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.43% - 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 31 0 9
Median salary £40,000 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 - £42,000
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 451 352 400
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 20.95% 13.60% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 403 272 322
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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 3 months to 25 April 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 3 months to 25 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
Letchworth - 17 £37,500 - 1
Hatfield - 15 £60,000 - 2
Hoddesdon - 6 £30,000 - 1
MSTest
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 79 (100.00%) C#
1 79 (100.00%) .NET
1 79 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 79 (100.00%) MVC
1 79 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 79 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 76 (96.20%) Continuous Integration
2 76 (96.20%) NUnit
3 69 (87.34%) JavaScript
3 69 (87.34%) SQL
3 69 (87.34%) AngularJS
3 69 (87.34%) ASP.NET Web API
4 46 (58.23%) TDD
5 43 (54.43%) Computer Science
5 43 (54.43%) Scrum
6 36 (45.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 36 (45.57%) CSS3
6 36 (45.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 36 (45.57%) HTML5
6 36 (45.57%) HTML
6 36 (45.57%) SQL Server
6 36 (45.57%) CSS
6 36 (45.57%) jQuery
7 35 (44.30%) OO
8 33 (41.77%) Amazon AWS
8 33 (41.77%) KnockoutJS
8 33 (41.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 33 (41.77%) Xamarin
8 33 (41.77%) Office 365
8 33 (41.77%) Jasmine

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 33 (41.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 33 (41.77%) SharePoint
2 32 (40.51%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 33 (41.77%) Amazon AWS
1 33 (41.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (45.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 76 (96.20%) NUnit
2 36 (45.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (41.77%) Jasmine
3 33 (41.77%) Selenium
4 32 (40.51%) Git (software)
4 32 (40.51%) Subversion
4 32 (40.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 20 (25.32%) TeamCity
6 18 (22.78%) Visual Studio Team System
7 13 (16.46%) Moq
8 10 (12.66%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (3.80%) ReSharper
9 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 32 (40.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 79 (100.00%) Developer
2 56 (70.89%) .NET Developer
3 47 (59.49%) C# Developer
4 43 (54.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (49.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 36 (45.57%) ASP.NET Developer
7 35 (44.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 25 (31.65%) Senior Developer
9 15 (18.99%) Senior .NET Developer
9 15 (18.99%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 15 (18.99%) Senior C# Developer
10 14 (17.72%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (17.72%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 14 (17.72%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (13.92%) Agile .NET Developer
11 11 (13.92%) Agile C# Developer
11 11 (13.92%) Agile Developer
12 10 (12.66%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 10 (12.66%) Graduate Developer
12 10 (12.66%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (100.00%) .NET
1 79 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 79 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 69 (87.34%) AngularJS
2 69 (87.34%) ASP.NET Web API
3 36 (45.57%) CSS
3 36 (45.57%) CSS3
3 36 (45.57%) HTML
3 36 (45.57%) HTML5
3 36 (45.57%) jQuery
3 36 (45.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 33 (41.77%) KnockoutJS
5 32 (40.51%) Middleware
6 15 (18.99%) PhoneGap
7 13 (16.46%) .NET Framework
7 13 (16.46%) Unity DI Container
8 10 (12.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 10 (12.66%) WCF
8 10 (12.66%) WinForms
8 10 (12.66%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (54.43%) Computer Science
2 33 (41.77%) User Experience
3 24 (30.38%) Mobile App
4 10 (12.66%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.80%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.65%) Linux
2 10 (12.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 79 (100.00%) MVC
2 76 (96.20%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (58.23%) TDD
4 43 (54.43%) Scrum
5 35 (44.30%) OO
6 33 (41.77%) Automated Testing
6 33 (41.77%) Continuous Deployment
6 33 (41.77%) DevOps
6 33 (41.77%) SOA
6 33 (41.77%) Translating Business Requirements
6 33 (41.77%) Unit Testing
7 32 (40.51%) ITIL
7 32 (40.51%) OOD
7 32 (40.51%) Refactoring
7 32 (40.51%) SOLID
8 25 (31.65%) Mobile Development
8 25 (31.65%) Open Source
9 24 (30.38%) Mobile Application Development
10 14 (17.72%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) C#
2 69 (87.34%) JavaScript
2 69 (87.34%) SQL
3 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (41.77%) Degree
Systems Management
1 20 (25.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (41.77%) Microsoft
1 33 (41.77%) Oracle
1 33 (41.77%) Xamarin
2 23 (29.11%) Salesforce.com
2 23 (29.11%) Sitecore
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