The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 - 107
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 8 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.90% - 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.46% - 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 8
Median salary £50,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 231 164 258
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 25.90% 19.03% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 206 146 230
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £31,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £51,100 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

MSTest
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for MSTest in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) NUnit
1 12 (100.00%) WPF
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 11 (91.67%) Moq
2 11 (91.67%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (83.33%) Castle Windsor
3 10 (83.33%) Ninject
3 10 (83.33%) Dependency Injection
3 10 (83.33%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (83.33%) Unity DI Container
3 10 (83.33%) MVVM
3 10 (83.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (83.33%) Kanban
3 10 (83.33%) Spring.NET
3 10 (83.33%) Tandem
3 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 10 (83.33%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) WCF
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) NUnit
2 11 (91.67%) Moq
2 11 (91.67%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) WPF
2 10 (83.33%) Castle Windsor
2 10 (83.33%) Ninject
2 10 (83.33%) Spring.NET
2 10 (83.33%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (8.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (83.33%) Tandem
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (83.33%) Dependency Injection
2 10 (83.33%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (83.33%) Kanban
2 10 (83.33%) MVVM
2 10 (83.33%) Scrum
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft