The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 97 101 94
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 2 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.16% 0.22% 1.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.08% 1.41% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 13
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £36,200 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MSTest
UK

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

Development Applications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
185 213 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 14.37% 15.78% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 172 188 221
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £29,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing MSTest as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

MSTest
Salary Trend in Wales

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Wales

MSTest
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
South Wales +2 2 £36,000 +2.85%
MSTest
UK

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Wales region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) NUnit
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 5 (71.43%) Moq
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) SOLID
4 4 (57.14%) PaaS
4 4 (57.14%) HTML5
4 4 (57.14%) Node.js
4 4 (57.14%) IaaS
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (57.14%) WinForms
4 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) OOD
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) OO
4 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 2 (28.57%) CRM
6 2 (28.57%) ERP
6 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in 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%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) IaaS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) NUnit
2 5 (71.43%) Moq
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Junior
3 2 (28.57%) Junior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) WinForms
3 4 (57.14%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) OOD
2 4 (57.14%) SOLID
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft