Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 86 77
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9 -5
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 3 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.40% 0.20% 1.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.80% 1.23% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 15
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £50,000 £70,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +75.00% +60.00%
10th Percentile £46,500 £65,250 £30,050
90th Percentile £59,500 £74,750 £45,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £50,000 £70,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -28.57% +75.00% +60.00%

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 107 163 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.36% 16.30% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 94 118 145
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £42,169 £37,903 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.26% +1.07% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,300 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £56,125 £51,250
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.44%

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing MSTest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Newcastle upon Tyne

MSTest
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Salary trend for MSTest in Newcastle upon Tyne

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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) NHibernate
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Dapper ORM
2 2 (66.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (66.67%) API Development
2 2 (66.67%) API Integration

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer in Test
2 1 (33.33%) Lead .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (66.67%) Dapper ORM
1 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) NHibernate
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) API Development
1 2 (66.67%) API Integration
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Campaign Management
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore