The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 86 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.45% 0.17% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.39% 0.80% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £36,000 £37,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -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 South Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
114 249 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 10.32% 21.21% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 102 236 72
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,589 £30,500 £27,995
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

MSTest
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the South Wales region.

MSTest Salary Trend in South Wales

MSTest
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 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
Cardiff - 4 £35,250 - 2
Torfaen -1 1 £36,000 -2.70%
MSTest
Wales

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (93.33%) C#
2 14 (93.33%) MVC
2 14 (93.33%) TDD
3 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 12 (80.00%) WCF
4 11 (73.33%) NUnit
4 11 (73.33%) Moq
4 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 11 (73.33%) WinForms
4 11 (73.33%) XML
4 11 (73.33%) OO
5 10 (66.67%) HTML
5 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
7 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
7 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
8 7 (46.67%) HTML5
9 6 (40.00%) PaaS
9 6 (40.00%) IaaS
9 6 (40.00%) Product Management
9 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (40.00%) OOD
10 5 (33.33%) Java
11 4 (26.67%) PHP
11 4 (26.67%) CSS
11 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (26.67%) Open Source

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (40.00%) PaaS
1 6 (40.00%) IaaS
2 4 (26.67%) Trello
2 4 (26.67%) Basecamp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) NUnit
1 11 (73.33%) Moq
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# Application Developer
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) WCF
3 11 (73.33%) XML
3 11 (73.33%) WinForms
3 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 10 (66.67%) HTML
5 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (53.33%) .NET Framework
6 7 (46.67%) HTML5
7 4 (26.67%) CSS
8 1 (6.67%) Web Services
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
8 1 (6.67%) WPF
8 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
8 1 (6.67%) jQuery
8 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) MVC
1 14 (93.33%) TDD
2 11 (73.33%) OO
3 6 (40.00%) OOD
3 6 (40.00%) Product Management
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) MVVM
5 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) High Availability
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) PHP
6 1 (6.67%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) LexisNexis
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ARM Technology
Salary: £25 - £35 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago