Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 136 144
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 +4
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 2 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.11% 0.49% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.54% 2.17% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 8
Wales median annual salary £51,250 £31,250 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.00% -17.76% +3.40%
10th Percentile £48,875 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,625 £45,375 £41,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +18.75%

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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 370 461 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.39% 22.62% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 309 374 345
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £24,200
90th Percentile £53,750 £54,844 £51,650
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Wales

MSTest
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for MSTest 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 6 months to 24 May 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
South Wales +15 2 £51,250 +28.13% 2
MSTest
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing MSTest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test-First Development
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) MbUnit
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (100.00%) ATDD
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Couchbase
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins

MSTest
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Couchbase
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) MbUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ATDD
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test-First Development
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) TypeScript