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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
South East / Surrey
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 196 195
Rank change year-on-year +38 -1  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 9 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.32% 0.35% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.97% 2.17% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 21
Median salary £27,500 £50,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.00% +100.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 Surrey with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 456 691 803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 16.14% 16.27% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 395 652 738
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 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
Esher +1 5 £27,500 -34.52% 1
Reigate +21 3 £45,000 -10.00%
MSTest
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 28 (90.32%) C#
1 28 (90.32%) .NET
2 27 (87.10%) NUnit
3 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (80.65%) JavaScript
3 25 (80.65%) ASP.NET
4 23 (74.19%) MVC
4 23 (74.19%) Scrum
5 22 (70.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (70.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (70.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (70.97%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (64.52%) KnockoutJS
6 20 (64.52%) AngularJS
6 20 (64.52%) TypeScript
6 20 (64.52%) jQuery
6 20 (64.52%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (61.29%) SQL
8 18 (58.06%) Mentoring
9 17 (54.84%) OO
10 15 (48.39%) Performance Optimisation
11 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
12 7 (22.58%) TDD
13 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
13 6 (19.35%) Selenium
13 6 (19.35%) Finance
13 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
14 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
14 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration

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:

Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (70.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (64.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (87.10%) NUnit
2 22 (70.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (19.35%) Selenium
4 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
4 3 (9.68%) JIRA
4 3 (9.68%) Protractor
4 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
4 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
4 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
4 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.45%) Moq
5 2 (6.45%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) .NET Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Test Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Development Team Leader
5 5 (16.13%) Junior
5 5 (16.13%) Junior .NET Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Junior Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Team Leader
6 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Systems Test Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Lead C# Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) .NET
2 25 (80.65%) ASP.NET
3 22 (70.97%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (70.97%) ASP.NET Web API
4 20 (64.52%) AngularJS
4 20 (64.52%) jQuery
4 20 (64.52%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.45%) Castle Windsor
5 2 (6.45%) Ninject
5 2 (6.45%) Spring.NET
5 2 (6.45%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (6.45%) WinForms
5 2 (6.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (74.19%) MVC
2 23 (74.19%) Scrum
3 18 (58.06%) Mentoring
4 17 (54.84%) OO
5 15 (48.39%) Performance Optimisation
6 7 (22.58%) TDD
7 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
8 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
10 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
10 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Project Management
10 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
10 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
10 3 (9.68%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) C#
2 25 (80.65%) JavaScript
3 20 (64.52%) TypeScript
4 19 (61.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
1 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (16.13%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) HP
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
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