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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 93 92 90
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 4 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.38% 0.087% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.83% 0.47% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Median salary £33,000 £38,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £38,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £38,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.50%
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 South Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
218 212 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 20.64% 18.43% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 193 175 96
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £26,589
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,600 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing MSTest as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 4 £33,000 -
MSTest
Wales

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) NUnit
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) Node.js
4 4 (50.00%) D3.js
4 4 (50.00%) CouchDB
4 4 (50.00%) Mockito
4 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (50.00%) Yii
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Grails
4 4 (50.00%) Groovy
4 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) MySQL
4 4 (50.00%) PHP
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (50.00%) Objective-C
4 4 (50.00%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (50.00%) Apache Cordova

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) CouchDB
2 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) NUnit
2 4 (50.00%) Mockito
2 4 (50.00%) Spock
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
4 1 (12.50%) Moq
4 1 (12.50%) QUnit
4 1 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) HTML5
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) Node.js
3 4 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
3 4 (50.00%) D3.js
3 4 (50.00%) Grails
3 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (50.00%) React
3 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (50.00%) Yii
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
6 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
6 1 (12.50%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Microservices
3 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) OOD
5 1 (12.50%) OOP
5 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
5 1 (12.50%) SOLID
5 1 (12.50%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Groovy
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft