The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 157 160 142
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 27 24 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.81% 0.69% 1.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.40% 4.22% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 34
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
MSTest
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
793 569 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.80% 16.26% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 631 502 390
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

MSTest
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Leeds

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 50 (92.59%) C#
1 50 (92.59%) .NET
1 50 (92.59%) ASP.NET
1 50 (92.59%) NUnit
2 49 (90.74%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (83.33%) WCF
3 45 (83.33%) XSLT
3 45 (83.33%) SQL
3 45 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 45 (83.33%) DSDM
4 31 (57.41%) OO
4 31 (57.41%) WPF
4 31 (57.41%) Software Engineering
4 31 (57.41%) Silverlight
4 31 (57.41%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (55.56%) Finance
6 26 (48.15%) Scrum
6 26 (48.15%) RUP
6 26 (48.15%) Service Delivery
6 26 (48.15%) C++
6 26 (48.15%) HTML
6 26 (48.15%) Java
6 26 (48.15%) JavaScript
6 26 (48.15%) PL/SQL
6 26 (48.15%) UML
6 26 (48.15%) CSS
6 26 (48.15%) SOAP
6 26 (48.15%) Web Services
6 26 (48.15%) XML
6 26 (48.15%) LINQ

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 19 (35.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 50 (92.59%) NUnit
2 24 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 19 (35.19%) MSBuild
3 19 (35.19%) Octopus Deploy
3 19 (35.19%) ReSharper
3 19 (35.19%) Selenium
3 19 (35.19%) SoapUI
3 19 (35.19%) SpecFlow
4 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.26%) Mercurial
4 5 (9.26%) Subversion
General
1 30 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (57.41%) .NET Software Engineer
1 31 (57.41%) C# Software Engineer
1 31 (57.41%) Software Engineer
2 19 (35.19%) C# Developer
2 19 (35.19%) C# Software Developer
2 19 (35.19%) Developer
2 19 (35.19%) Software Developer
3 18 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 18 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Agile Test Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Test Manager
5 1 (1.85%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (1.85%) Senior Developer
5 1 (1.85%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (92.59%) .NET
1 50 (92.59%) ASP.NET
2 45 (83.33%) WCF
2 45 (83.33%) XSLT
3 31 (57.41%) Silverlight
3 31 (57.41%) WPF
4 26 (48.15%) CSS
4 26 (48.15%) HTML
4 26 (48.15%) jQuery
4 26 (48.15%) LINQ
4 26 (48.15%) RESTful
4 26 (48.15%) SOAP
4 26 (48.15%) Web Services
4 26 (48.15%) WF
4 26 (48.15%) XML
5 24 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (35.19%) .NET Framework
7 5 (9.26%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (90.74%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (83.33%) DSDM
3 31 (57.41%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (57.41%) OO
3 31 (57.41%) Software Engineering
4 26 (48.15%) MVVM
4 26 (48.15%) RUP
4 26 (48.15%) Scrum
4 26 (48.15%) Service Delivery
4 26 (48.15%) UML
4 26 (48.15%) Use Case
5 24 (44.44%) MVC
6 9 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 5 (9.26%) SDLC
7 5 (9.26%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.41%) Test Management
8 4 (7.41%) Test Strategy
8 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (92.59%) C#
2 45 (83.33%) SQL
2 45 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 26 (48.15%) C++
3 26 (48.15%) Java
3 26 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 26 (48.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) ISEB
2 4 (7.41%) ISEB Practitioner
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