The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 47 51
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 1.20% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category - 8.16% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 4
Median salary - £32,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -21.21%  
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 Lancashire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 50 49 64
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 11.99% 14.76% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 48 48 60
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,649 £42,500 £38,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for MSTest in Lancashire