Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 106 94
Rank change year-on-year +25 -12 -8
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 1 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.13% 0.26% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.64% 1.55% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 11
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +60.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
North East median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +60.00%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 157 193 255
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.69% 16.61% 22.33%
Number of salaries quoted 140 167 210
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.25% +6.67% +6.44%
10th Percentile £22,500 £28,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £52,625 £51,250 £51,250
North East median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing MSTest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Tyne and Wear

MSTest
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for MSTest in Tyne and Wear

MSTest
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +27 1 £50,000 +25.00%
MSTest
North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) Dapper ORM
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) API Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Sitecore