Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 - 73
Rank change year-on-year - +73 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 2 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.22% - 1.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.85% - 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 15
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 - £35,000
10th Percentile £37,500 - £32,500
90th Percentile £42,500 - £37,500
North West median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% +14.29% -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 108 137 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 12.01% 15.19% 16.40%
Number of salaries quoted 78 125 148
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £49,000 £44,825
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing MSTest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

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

MSTest
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Chorley - 2 £40,000 -
MSTest
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Music Industry
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) Ninject
1 2 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
General
1 2 (100.00%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Ninject
1 2 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#