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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
Wales / South Wales
Rank - 92 88
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.37% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.31% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 9
Median salary - £31,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
157 173 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.62% 15.93% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 142 145 81
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,050 £26,855
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.58% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Groovy
3 4 (57.14%) CouchDB
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Grails
3 4 (57.14%) Mockito
3 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
3 4 (57.14%) Yii
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) Node.js
3 4 (57.14%) D3.js
3 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (57.14%) Apache Cordova
3 4 (57.14%) NUnit
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
3 4 (57.14%) Objective-C
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) Elasticsearch

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 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) CouchDB
2 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Mockito
1 4 (57.14%) NUnit
1 4 (57.14%) Spock
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
3 1 (14.29%) QUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Apache Cordova
3 4 (57.14%) D3.js
3 4 (57.14%) Grails
3 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) Node.js
3 4 (57.14%) React
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (57.14%) Yii
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Microservices
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Groovy
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Objective-C
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) XAML
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago