The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 163 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.24% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.37% -  

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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 555 537 451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 20.48% 18.70% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 674 696 577
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +13.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,250 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,750 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Scotland

MSTest
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for MSTest in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
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