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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 69 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 0.55% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 3.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £40,000 -
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 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 93 99 145
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 21.28% 18.10% 23.58%
Number of salaries quoted 82 90 118
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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