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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 87 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.90% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.47% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £36,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Development Applications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
201 200 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.37% 16.08% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 175 186 138
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 8 £37,500 -
South Wales - 3 £35,000 - 2
MSTest
UK

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
2 13 (92.86%) WinForms
2 13 (92.86%) TDD
2 13 (92.86%) NUnit
2 13 (92.86%) WCF
2 13 (92.86%) Moq
3 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (78.57%) Scrum
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
3 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
4 10 (71.43%) Windows
4 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 10 (71.43%) Kanban
4 10 (71.43%) Spring.NET
4 10 (71.43%) WPF
4 10 (71.43%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (71.43%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (71.43%) MVVM
4 10 (71.43%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (71.43%) Castle Windsor
4 10 (71.43%) Ninject
4 10 (71.43%) Razor View Engine
4 10 (71.43%) Web Application Development
4 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 10 (71.43%) Unity DI Container
5 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (35.71%) VB

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (7.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (21.43%) IaaS
1 3 (21.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) NUnit
1 13 (92.86%) Moq
2 10 (71.43%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
1 13 (92.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Junior
2 3 (21.43%) Junior Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Junior .NET Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Graduate Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Graduate
2 3 (21.43%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) WinForms
2 13 (92.86%) WCF
3 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
4 10 (71.43%) Spring.NET
4 10 (71.43%) WPF
4 10 (71.43%) Castle Windsor
4 10 (71.43%) Ninject
4 10 (71.43%) Razor View Engine
4 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 10 (71.43%) Unity DI Container
5 7 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (28.57%) XML
6 4 (28.57%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (21.43%) HTML5
8 1 (7.14%) Java EE
8 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
2 13 (92.86%) TDD
3 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (78.57%) Scrum
4 10 (71.43%) Kanban
4 10 (71.43%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (71.43%) MVVM
4 10 (71.43%) Web Application Development
5 4 (28.57%) OO
5 4 (28.57%) OOD
6 3 (21.43%) Product Management
7 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) SOA
7 1 (7.14%) B2B
7 1 (7.14%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) VB
2 5 (35.71%) VB.NET
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
Cwmbran, Gwent
Acorn
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago