The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 70 67
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 1 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.19% 0.14% 1.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.23% 0.88% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 11
Median salary - £48,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +28.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.37% -  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 81 113 63
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 15.64% 15.87% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 115 222 142
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £27,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £51,250 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Leicestershire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for MSTest in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) React

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) React
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL