The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 65 76
Rank change year-on-year -18 +11  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 5 26 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.53% 2.91% 1.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.23% 13.13% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 26 18
Median salary £60,000 £36,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.51% +31.81%  
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 Nottingham with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Nottingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 224 198 197
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 23.83% 22.20% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 195 177 171
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

MSTest
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for MSTest in Nottingham

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 Nottingham region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 8 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) OO
1 8 (100.00%) NUnit
2 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) WCF
2 7 (87.50%) WPF
2 7 (87.50%) WF
2 7 (87.50%) LINQ
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (75.00%) C++
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) System Testing
5 3 (37.50%) RESTful
5 3 (37.50%) MVVM
5 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Use Case
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) Silverlight
5 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) RUP
5 3 (37.50%) DSDM

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) NUnit
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) C# Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Senior C# Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) LINQ
1 7 (87.50%) WCF
1 7 (87.50%) WF
1 7 (87.50%) WPF
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) Silverlight
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) OO
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
3 6 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) DSDM
5 3 (37.50%) ETL
5 3 (37.50%) MVVM
5 3 (37.50%) RUP
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) Software Delivery
5 3 (37.50%) System Testing
5 3 (37.50%) UML
5 3 (37.50%) Use Case
6 1 (12.50%) OOP
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (75.00%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
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