The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 90 90 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 13 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.00% 0.83% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.37% 4.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 0
Average salary £36,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
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
204 228 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 15.67% 17.26% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 177 223 88
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,011 £27,900 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Wales

MSTest
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
South Wales +16 11 £36,000 +20.00% 1
North Wales - 1 - -
MSTest
UK

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (96.30%) C#
2 26 (96.30%) MVC
2 26 (96.30%) WinForms
2 26 (96.30%) WCF
3 25 (92.59%) TDD
3 25 (92.59%) NUnit
3 25 (92.59%) SQL Server
3 25 (92.59%) Moq
4 20 (74.07%) Microsoft
5 18 (66.67%) XML
5 18 (66.67%) SQL
6 17 (62.96%) OO
6 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 16 (59.26%) .NET Framework
8 14 (51.85%) MS Excel
8 14 (51.85%) HTML
9 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (48.15%) HTML5
10 12 (44.44%) PaaS
10 12 (44.44%) IaaS
10 12 (44.44%) OOD
10 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (44.44%) Product Management
10 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (37.04%) Windows
12 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
12 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (33.33%) WPF
12 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (51.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (44.44%) PaaS
1 12 (44.44%) IaaS
2 4 (14.81%) Trello
2 4 (14.81%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (92.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.70%) SSDT
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (92.59%) NUnit
1 25 (92.59%) Moq
2 8 (29.63%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 21 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Junior
3 3 (11.11%) Junior Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Junior .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Graduate Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Graduate
4 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (96.30%) WinForms
2 26 (96.30%) WCF
3 18 (66.67%) XML
4 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 16 (59.26%) .NET Framework
6 14 (51.85%) HTML
7 13 (48.15%) HTML5
7 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (33.33%) WPF
8 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 8 (29.63%) Spring.NET
9 8 (29.63%) Unity DI Container
9 8 (29.63%) Castle Windsor
9 8 (29.63%) Ninject
9 8 (29.63%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (7.41%) jQuery
10 2 (7.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (14.81%) Open Source
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) MVC
2 25 (92.59%) TDD
3 17 (62.96%) OO
4 12 (44.44%) OOD
4 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (44.44%) Product Management
5 8 (29.63%) Dependency Injection
5 8 (29.63%) MVVM
5 8 (29.63%) Web Application Development
5 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (29.63%) Kanban
5 8 (29.63%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.70%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) C#
2 18 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) VB
3 8 (29.63%) VB.NET
4 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.81%) PHP
5 4 (14.81%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) XPath
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Microsoft
South Wales
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago