The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 61 87 70
Rank change year-on-year +26 -17  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 1 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.17% 0.40% 1.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.89% 2.11% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 11
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22%  
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 Warwickshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Warwickshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 112 142 176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 19.05% 18.91% 24.08%
Number of salaries quoted 76 112 172
Median salary £35,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

Salary trend for MSTest in Warwickshire

MSTest
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MFC
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) ATL
1 1 (100.00%) VC++
1 1 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ATL
1 1 (100.00%) MFC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) VC++