Period
to 11 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 189 292 275
Rank change year-on-year +103 -17 +17
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 9 13 31
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.05% 0.89% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 28
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -18.18%
10th Percentile £41,250 £29,100 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 854 1,456 2,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.41% 18.76% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 722 1,185 1,879
Median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing MSTest as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Yorkshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MSTest in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for MSTest in Yorkshire

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing MSTest in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Salary histogram for MSTest in Yorkshire

MSTest
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 11 July 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +56 5 £50,000 +11.11% 2
South Yorkshire +34 4 £50,000 +28.21%
MSTest
England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) NUnit
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) Service Delivery
2 8 (88.89%) WCF
2 8 (88.89%) WPF
2 8 (88.89%) WF
2 8 (88.89%) Silverlight
2 8 (88.89%) LINQ
2 8 (88.89%) Use Case
2 8 (88.89%) jQuery
2 8 (88.89%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) PL/SQL
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) T-SQL
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) SOAP
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) XSLT
2 8 (88.89%) UML
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) RUP
2 8 (88.89%) DSDM

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) BrowserStack
1 1 (11.11%) Sauce Labs
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) NUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Gatling
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) .NET Software Engineer
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) jQuery
2 8 (88.89%) LINQ
2 8 (88.89%) RESTful
2 8 (88.89%) Silverlight
2 8 (88.89%) SOAP
2 8 (88.89%) WCF
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) WF
2 8 (88.89%) WPF
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) DSDM
2 8 (88.89%) MVVM
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) RUP
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) Service Delivery
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) UML
2 8 (88.89%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) PL/SQL
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA