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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 23 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 1.69% - 1.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.35% - 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.33% -6.25%
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
23 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 38.98% 21.88% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 16
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £20,750 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £47,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Flintshire - 1 - -
MSTest
Wales

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 26 November 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