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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 97 100 91
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 4 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 0.74% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.09% 7.04% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 4
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £37,150
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
191 142 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 14.81% 10.46% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 158 112 163
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,435 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 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
(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 -4 4 £31,500 -16.00% 1
MSTest
UK

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) JMeter
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) NUnit
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) IaaS
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) SOLID
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Product Management
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) PaaS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) Moq
3 2 (25.00%) Node.js
3 2 (25.00%) REST

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (25.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JMeter
1 4 (50.00%) NUnit
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) Junior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) WinForms
2 2 (25.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) OOD
2 2 (25.00%) Product Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) SOLID
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
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