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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
UK / Wales
Rank 85 100 98
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 9 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.84% 0.37% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.02% 2.44% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 8
Median salary £31,250 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.76% +1.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
224 205 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 20.97% 15.04% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 170 170 113
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,650 £53,500
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
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 February 2017.

MSTest Salary Histogram 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +20 5 £40,000 +5.26% 1
North Wales - 4 £22,500 - 1
MSTest
UK

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) TDD
3 13 (81.25%) NUnit
3 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (68.75%) Scrum
4 11 (68.75%) MVC
4 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
4 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (62.50%) Dependency Injection
5 10 (62.50%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (62.50%) Unity DI Container
6 9 (56.25%) Moq
6 9 (56.25%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (56.25%) Castle Windsor
6 9 (56.25%) Ninject
6 9 (56.25%) Spring.NET
6 9 (56.25%) Kanban
6 9 (56.25%) Windows
6 9 (56.25%) WCF
7 8 (50.00%) WPF
7 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (43.75%) MVVM
8 7 (43.75%) WinForms
9 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
9 6 (37.50%) Web Application Development
9 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 5 (31.25%) jQuery
10 5 (31.25%) Internet

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 2 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (12.50%) Couchbase
4 2 (12.50%) CouchDB
4 2 (12.50%) MySQL
4 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) NUnit
2 10 (62.50%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (56.25%) Moq
4 4 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (12.50%) MbUnit
5 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
5 2 (12.50%) Mockito
5 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
5 2 (12.50%) Spock
5 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
6 1 (6.25%) QUnit
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Graduate
3 4 (25.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Junior
3 4 (25.00%) Junior .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Junior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Telecoms Developer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Software Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) Unity DI Container
3 9 (56.25%) Castle Windsor
3 9 (56.25%) Ninject
3 9 (56.25%) Spring.NET
3 9 (56.25%) WCF
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (50.00%) WPF
5 7 (43.75%) WinForms
6 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (31.25%) jQuery
8 4 (25.00%) HTML
8 4 (25.00%) HTML5
9 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
9 3 (18.75%) Web Services
10 2 (12.50%) CSS
10 2 (12.50%) Grails
10 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) TDD
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (68.75%) MVC
3 11 (68.75%) Scrum
4 10 (62.50%) Dependency Injection
5 9 (56.25%) Inversion of Control
5 9 (56.25%) Kanban
6 7 (43.75%) MVVM
7 6 (37.50%) Web Application Development
8 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (25.00%) Web Development
9 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
9 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
10 2 (12.50%) ATDD
10 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 2 (12.50%) BDD
10 2 (12.50%) DevOps
10 2 (12.50%) Microservices
10 2 (12.50%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) VB
3 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
4 2 (12.50%) Groovy
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) TypeScript
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) XAML
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