Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 151 217
Rank change year-on-year -43 +66 +2
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 18 67 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.39% 1.57% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.96% 7.57% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 17 58 6
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% +19.40% -10.67%
10th Percentile £44,000 £27,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,375 £46,375
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% -11.11% +12.50%

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 918 885 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.11% 20.80% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 785 784 571
Hertfordshire median annual salary £51,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -8.16%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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
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 20 June 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 -21 15 £52,500 -12.50%
Bishop's Stortford -6 2 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
MSTest
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) NUnit
2 17 (94.44%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (88.89%) Git (software)
3 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 16 (88.89%) MVC
3 16 (88.89%) HTML
3 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 16 (88.89%) CSS
3 16 (88.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 16 (88.89%) AngularJS
3 16 (88.89%) SOLID
4 15 (83.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 15 (83.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (83.33%) Collaborative Working
4 15 (83.33%) DevOps
4 15 (83.33%) User Experience
4 15 (83.33%) Xamarin
4 15 (83.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 15 (83.33%) CSS3
4 15 (83.33%) KnockoutJS
4 15 (83.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (83.33%) Office 365
4 15 (83.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 15 (83.33%) Linux
4 15 (83.33%) OO
4 15 (83.33%) SharePoint

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 (83.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 15 (83.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 15 (83.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (83.33%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (94.44%) NUnit
2 16 (88.89%) Git (software)
3 15 (83.33%) Subversion
3 15 (83.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 14 (77.78%) Jasmine
4 14 (77.78%) Selenium
5 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (33.33%) TeamCity
7 2 (11.11%) Moq
7 2 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
8 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
8 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (77.78%) Advertising
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 15 (83.33%) Senior Developer
3 14 (77.78%) C# .NET Developer
3 14 (77.78%) C# Developer
3 14 (77.78%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 14 (77.78%) Senior C# Developer
4 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 8 (44.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (44.44%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (44.44%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 8 (44.44%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (33.33%) ASP Developer
5 6 (33.33%) Senior ASP Developer
5 6 (33.33%) Senior Mobile Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) AngularJS
2 16 (88.89%) ASP.NET Web API
2 16 (88.89%) CSS
2 16 (88.89%) HTML
3 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (83.33%) CSS3
3 15 (83.33%) HTML5
3 15 (83.33%) jQuery
3 15 (83.33%) KnockoutJS
3 15 (83.33%) Middleware
3 15 (83.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (44.44%) PhoneGap
5 2 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
5 2 (11.11%) Ninject
5 2 (11.11%) Spring.NET
5 2 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (11.11%) WPF
6 1 (5.56%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Computer Science
1 15 (83.33%) User Experience
2 9 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (94.44%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (88.89%) MVC
2 16 (88.89%) SOLID
3 15 (83.33%) Collaborative Working
3 15 (83.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 15 (83.33%) DevOps
3 15 (83.33%) OO
3 15 (83.33%) OOD
3 15 (83.33%) Open Source
3 15 (83.33%) Refactoring
3 15 (83.33%) SOA
3 15 (83.33%) Test Automation
4 14 (77.78%) ITIL
4 14 (77.78%) Web Development
5 9 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 9 (50.00%) Mobile Development
5 9 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 15 (83.33%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 15 (83.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (83.33%) Oracle
2 15 (83.33%) Xamarin
3 9 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (50.00%) Sitecore