The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 82 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 16 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.23% 0.72% -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.27% 4.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 0
Average salary £35,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Development Applications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
220 188 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.86% 15.09% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 201 169 96
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%
MSTest
UK

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +6 14 £35,500 +37.86% 3
MSTest
UK

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 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%) C#
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
1 27 (100.00%) MVC
1 27 (100.00%) WinForms
1 27 (100.00%) TDD
1 27 (100.00%) NUnit
1 27 (100.00%) WCF
1 27 (100.00%) Moq
2 24 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 20 (74.07%) Microsoft
4 14 (51.85%) Windows
4 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
4 14 (51.85%) Scrum
4 14 (51.85%) WPF
4 14 (51.85%) Castle Windsor
4 14 (51.85%) Ninject
4 14 (51.85%) Razor View Engine
4 14 (51.85%) Web Application Development
4 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (51.85%) Kanban
4 14 (51.85%) MVVM
4 14 (51.85%) Rhino Mocks
4 14 (51.85%) Spring.NET
4 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (51.85%) Dependency Injection
4 14 (51.85%) Inversion of Control
4 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 14 (51.85%) Unity DI Container
5 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 13 (48.15%) XML

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) IaaS
1 9 (33.33%) PaaS
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.81%) Basecamp
2 4 (14.81%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (88.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (100.00%) NUnit
1 27 (100.00%) Moq
2 14 (51.85%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (88.89%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Junior
3 4 (14.81%) Junior .NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Junior Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Graduate
4 3 (11.11%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
1 27 (100.00%) WinForms
1 27 (100.00%) WCF
2 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
2 14 (51.85%) WPF
2 14 (51.85%) Castle Windsor
2 14 (51.85%) Ninject
2 14 (51.85%) Razor View Engine
2 14 (51.85%) Spring.NET
2 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET MVC
2 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 14 (51.85%) Unity DI Container
3 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 13 (48.15%) XML
4 12 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 9 (33.33%) HTML
5 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (14.81%) Open Source
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) MVC
1 27 (100.00%) TDD
2 14 (51.85%) Scrum
2 14 (51.85%) Web Application Development
2 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (51.85%) Kanban
2 14 (51.85%) MVVM
2 14 (51.85%) Dependency Injection
3 13 (48.15%) OO
4 9 (33.33%) OOD
4 9 (33.33%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) VB
3 9 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 4 (14.81%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) PHP
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Microsoft
Newport, Gwent
Acorn
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Acorn
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago