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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank - 21 38
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington - 9.39% 5.60%
As % of the Development Applications category - 33.33% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 31 26
Median salary - £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
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 Warrington with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Warrington
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 49 93 81
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 18.42% 28.18% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 46 92 68
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 Warrington

MSTest
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for MSTest in Warrington

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 26 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 Warrington region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (88.89%) TDD
2 24 (88.89%) NUnit
2 24 (88.89%) Scrum
2 24 (88.89%) C#
2 24 (88.89%) .NET
2 24 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (88.89%) Kanban
2 24 (88.89%) Spring.NET
2 24 (88.89%) Dependency Injection
2 24 (88.89%) Inversion of Control
2 24 (88.89%) Rhino Mocks
2 24 (88.89%) Moq
2 24 (88.89%) Castle Windsor
2 24 (88.89%) Ninject
2 24 (88.89%) Unity DI Container
3 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 18 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (66.67%) WCF
3 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 18 (66.67%) MVC
4 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
5 16 (59.26%) Windows
6 13 (48.15%) WinForms
6 13 (48.15%) WPF
6 13 (48.15%) MVVM
7 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
7 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
7 7 (25.93%) Internet

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (88.89%) Moq
1 24 (88.89%) NUnit
1 24 (88.89%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) .NET Developer
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) .NET Software Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Graduate
3 7 (25.93%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Graduate Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Internet Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Junior
3 7 (25.93%) Junior .NET Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Junior Developer
4 6 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 6 (22.22%) WinForms Developer
5 3 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) QA Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Software Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Software QA Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (88.89%) .NET
1 24 (88.89%) Castle Windsor
1 24 (88.89%) Ninject
1 24 (88.89%) Spring.NET
1 24 (88.89%) Unity DI Container
2 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 18 (66.67%) WCF
3 13 (48.15%) WinForms
3 13 (48.15%) WPF
4 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
2 6 (22.22%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (88.89%) Dependency Injection
2 24 (88.89%) Inversion of Control
2 24 (88.89%) Kanban
2 24 (88.89%) Scrum
2 24 (88.89%) TDD
3 18 (66.67%) MVC
3 18 (66.67%) Web Application Development
4 13 (48.15%) MVVM
5 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Release Management
5 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) VB
2 7 (25.93%) VB.NET
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft