The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - 72
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 3 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.58% - 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.88% - 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 3
Median salary £42,500 - £40,000
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 104 88 91
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 20.12% 12.75% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 85 86 89
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,650 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for MSTest in Staffordshire

MSTest
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £42,500 - 1
Lichfield - 1 £30,000 -
MSTest
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) NUnit
2 6 (85.71%) WPF
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) VB
2 6 (85.71%) VB.NET
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) Broadband
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) WinForms
2 6 (85.71%) Kanban
2 6 (85.71%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (85.71%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (85.71%) MVVM
2 6 (85.71%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (85.71%) Moq
2 6 (85.71%) Castle Windsor
2 6 (85.71%) Ninject
2 6 (85.71%) Unity DI Container
2 6 (85.71%) Spring.NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (85.71%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Moq
1 6 (85.71%) NUnit
1 6 (85.71%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) .NET Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) Castle Windsor
1 6 (85.71%) Ninject
1 6 (85.71%) Spring.NET
1 6 (85.71%) Unity DI Container
1 6 (85.71%) WinForms
1 6 (85.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (85.71%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (85.71%) Kanban
2 6 (85.71%) MVVM
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) VB
1 6 (85.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago