Period
to 7 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
England > South West
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 248 274 322
Rank change year-on-year +26 +48 -11
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 4 17 3
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.071% 0.21% 0.030%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 1.10% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 3
Median annual salary £45,000 £25,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +80.00% -33.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £42,500 £22,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £50,250 £52,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -

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 the South West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,331 1,552 2,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 23.76% 19.49% 21.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,022 1,273 1,745
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £31,275 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing MSTest as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in the South West

MSTest
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MSTest in the South West.

Salary trend for MSTest in the South West

MSTest
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the South West region over the 6 months to 7 March 2021. 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
Bristol -10 3 £45,000 -1.64%
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 2
MSTest
England

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, 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 South West region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (75.00%) MVVM
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Core
3 2 (50.00%) XAML
3 2 (50.00%) SignalR
3 2 (50.00%) AutoMapper
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Vue.js
4 1 (25.00%) Service Design
4 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Native
4 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (25.00%) Docker
4 1 (25.00%) Microservices
4 1 (25.00%) Sass
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Publishing
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) OO

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (25.00%) npm
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Core
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) AutoMapper
2 2 (50.00%) SignalR
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Jest
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) MVVM
1 3 (75.00%) OOD
1 3 (75.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) XAML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker