Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 - 105
Rank change year-on-year - +105 +24
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.34% - 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.62% - 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Northamptonshire median annual salary £39,000 - £52,500
10th Percentile £35,500 - £39,000
90th Percentile £41,900 - £56,250
East Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +21.54% +18.18% -26.67%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 247 213 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 20.83% 19.33% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 206 164 203
Northamptonshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,625 £27,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £68,000 £62,125 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Northamptonshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for MSTest in Northamptonshire

MSTest
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. 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
Northampton - 3 £39,500 -
MSTest
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT jobs citing MSTest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) NUnit
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) LINQ
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 2 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Couchbase
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) NUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (25.00%) MbUnit
4 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (25.00%) Moq
4 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (25.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Core
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) LINQ
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) ATDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) Test-First Development
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft