Period
to 23 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 93 85
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8 +9
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 5 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.43% 0.20% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.72% 0.88% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 7
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £70,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.29% +75.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £41,250 £65,250 £25,350
90th Percentile £56,250 £74,750 £45,000
North East median annual salary £42,500 £70,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -39.29% +75.00% +14.29%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 184 227 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 15.75% 22.23% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 162 177 153
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% - +6.44%
10th Percentile £25,230 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,906 £48,562 £52,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% +6.44%

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
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSTest in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 January 2018. 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 -3 5 £42,500 -39.29%
MSTest
North East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing MSTest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Marketing
3 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Kanban
3 3 (60.00%) Spring.NET
3 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (60.00%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (60.00%) MVVM
3 3 (60.00%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (60.00%) Ninject
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (20.00%) TeamCity

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 3 (60.00%) WPF Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Ninject
2 3 (60.00%) Spring.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Unity DI Container
2 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (60.00%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (60.00%) Kanban
1 3 (60.00%) MVVM
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) API Development
2 1 (20.00%) API Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Campaign Management
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore