Period
to 22 November 2017

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

Microsoft MSTest
England > North East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 117 100
Rank change year-on-year +8 -17 -6
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 3 2 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.22% 0.13% 1.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.46% 0.75% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 23
North East 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 £35,000
90th Percentile £59,500 £74,750 £45,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -

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 the North East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 206 268 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.81% 17.56% 19.65%
Number of salaries quoted 182 209 259
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,400 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,906 £51,250 £51,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing MSTest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in the North East

MSTest
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for MSTest in the North East

MSTest
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the North East region over the 6 months to 22 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
Tyne and Wear +18 3 £50,000 -28.57% 1
MSTest
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North East 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 the North East 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