The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - - 20
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales - - 3.23%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
MSTest
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North Wales region.

Development Applications Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
24 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 35.29% 16.44% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 15
Average salary £37,500 £25,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -42.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the North Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales region citing MSTest also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MSTest.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North Wales region citing MSTest also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MSTest. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) PLINQ
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Task Parallel Library
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft