Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Microsoft MSTest
South East > Surrey
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 236 303
Rank change year-on-year +5 +67 -30
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 27 40 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.43% 0.61% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.04% 3.58% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 27 40 9
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +46.67% -21.05%
10th Percentile £32,750 £42,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £67,500 £43,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Surrey with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1325 1116 1299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 21.27% 16.92% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1143 1006 1202
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,800 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £64,950 £66,250 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Surrey

MSTest
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for MSTest in Surrey

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSTest in Surrey over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MSTest in Surrey

MSTest
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Reigate - 15 £50,000 -
Epsom - 10 £37,500 - 1
Woking +21 1 £80,000 +60.00%
Camberley - 1 £60,000 -
MSTest
South East

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

1 27 (100.00%) C#
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (96.30%) TDD
2 26 (96.30%) NUnit
2 26 (96.30%) Scrum
2 26 (96.30%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (70.37%) .NET
3 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
4 17 (62.96%) Windows
4 17 (62.96%) Spring.NET
4 17 (62.96%) Kanban
4 17 (62.96%) Dependency Injection
4 17 (62.96%) WinForms
4 17 (62.96%) WPF
4 17 (62.96%) MVVM
4 17 (62.96%) Ninject
4 17 (62.96%) SQL Server 2016
5 11 (40.74%) VB.NET
6 10 (37.04%) VB
6 10 (37.04%) Music Industry
7 8 (29.63%) Finance
7 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
7 8 (29.63%) Selenium
7 8 (29.63%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (29.63%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (29.63%) WebDriver
7 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
7 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
7 8 (29.63%) SQL
7 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 17 (62.96%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (96.30%) NUnit
2 8 (29.63%) Selenium
2 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
2 8 (29.63%) WebDriver
3 7 (25.93%) Moq
3 7 (25.93%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.41%) Protractor
5 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 10 (37.04%) Music Industry
2 8 (29.63%) Finance
3 7 (25.93%) Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) .NET Developer
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Automation Test Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Test Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Development Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) .NET
2 17 (62.96%) Ninject
2 17 (62.96%) Spring.NET
2 17 (62.96%) WinForms
2 17 (62.96%) WPF
3 7 (25.93%) Castle Windsor
3 7 (25.93%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) React
4 1 (3.70%) Velocity
4 1 (3.70%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (96.30%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (96.30%) Scrum
2 26 (96.30%) TDD
3 17 (62.96%) Dependency Injection
3 17 (62.96%) Kanban
3 17 (62.96%) MVVM
4 8 (29.63%) Acceptance Criteria
4 8 (29.63%) E-Commerce
4 8 (29.63%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (29.63%) Regression Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
4 8 (29.63%) Test Scripting
4 8 (29.63%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.70%) MVC
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (40.74%) VB.NET
3 10 (37.04%) VB
4 8 (29.63%) SQL
5 6 (22.22%) Java
6 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
1 8 (29.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) HP