Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for MSTest skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MSTest over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 126 134
Rank change year-on-year +24 +8 -12
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 10 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.74% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.73% 1.76% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 5
South Wales median annual salary £33,000 £32,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% -8.11%
10th Percentile £22,500 £29,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £48,875 £44,500 £41,000
Wales median annual salary £33,000 £32,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% -8.11%

MSTest is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 268 398 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 19.93% 20.45% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 216 347 344
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £24,125 £25,650 £24,300
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £47,175
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing MSTest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in South Wales

MSTest
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSTest in South Wales.

Salary trend for MSTest in South Wales

MSTest
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSTest in South Wales over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for MSTest in South Wales

MSTest
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Torfaen +11 5 £33,000 -34.00%
Newport - 3 £25,000 -
Cardiff +22 1 £42,500 +32.81%
MSTest
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) TDD
1 9 (90.00%) NUnit
1 9 (90.00%) WCF
2 8 (80.00%) Moq
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) HTML5
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (50.00%) SOLID
4 5 (50.00%) IaaS
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) PaaS
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (50.00%) Node.js
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (50.00%) OOD
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) MVC
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (30.00%) Hyperconnected
6 3 (30.00%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) IaaS
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Hyperconnected
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) NUnit
2 8 (80.00%) Moq
3 3 (30.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (10.00%) MbUnit
5 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Graduate
2 3 (30.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Graduate Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Junior
2 3 (30.00%) Junior .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Junior Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Internet Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) WCF
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) HTML5
3 5 (50.00%) Node.js
3 5 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (30.00%) Castle Windsor
5 3 (30.00%) Ninject
5 3 (30.00%) Spring.NET
5 3 (30.00%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (30.00%) WinForms
5 3 (30.00%) WPF
6 1 (10.00%) CSS3
6 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
6 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (50.00%) OOD
2 5 (50.00%) SOLID
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (30.00%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (30.00%) Kanban
4 3 (30.00%) MVVM
4 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) Release Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test-First Development
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft