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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 133 151 158
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +7
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 40 28 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.17% 0.77% 0.037%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.37% 4.46% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 33 28 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
478 628 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.95% 17.19% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 387 468 373
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 6 May 2015, 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 63 (100.00%) C#
1 63 (100.00%) NUnit
2 50 (79.37%) MVC
2 50 (79.37%) .NET
2 50 (79.37%) ASP.NET
2 50 (79.37%) TDD
2 50 (79.37%) ASP.NET MVC
3 48 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (66.67%) SQL
5 36 (57.14%) SQL Server
6 35 (55.56%) Inversion of Control
6 35 (55.56%) Castle Windsor
7 29 (46.03%) Entity Framework
7 29 (46.03%) .NET Framework
8 28 (44.44%) Ninject
8 28 (44.44%) Moq
9 23 (36.51%) Twitter
10 22 (34.92%) NHibernate
10 22 (34.92%) Subversion
10 22 (34.92%) Ajax
10 22 (34.92%) jQuery
10 22 (34.92%) IIS
10 22 (34.92%) CSS
10 22 (34.92%) Oracle
10 22 (34.92%) HTML
10 22 (34.92%) JavaScript
11 21 (33.33%) Finance
11 21 (33.33%) Scrum
11 21 (33.33%) WinForms
11 21 (33.33%) Windows

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 22 (34.92%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 63 (100.00%) NUnit
2 28 (44.44%) Moq
3 22 (34.92%) Subversion
4 21 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (12.70%) Visual Studio
5 8 (12.70%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 21 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 54 (85.71%) Developer
2 47 (74.60%) .NET Developer
3 19 (30.16%) Senior .NET Developer
3 19 (30.16%) Senior Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) C# Developer
6 1 (1.59%) AWS Developer
6 1 (1.59%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (79.37%) .NET
1 50 (79.37%) ASP.NET
1 50 (79.37%) ASP.NET MVC
2 35 (55.56%) Castle Windsor
3 29 (46.03%) Entity Framework
3 29 (46.03%) .NET Framework
4 28 (44.44%) Ninject
5 22 (34.92%) jQuery
5 22 (34.92%) CSS
5 22 (34.92%) HTML
5 22 (34.92%) Ajax
5 22 (34.92%) NHibernate
6 21 (33.33%) WinForms
6 21 (33.33%) Spring.NET
6 21 (33.33%) WPF
6 21 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
7 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 14 (22.22%) RESTful
7 14 (22.22%) WCF
7 14 (22.22%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (55.56%) Inversion of Control
2 21 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (33.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (79.37%) MVC
1 50 (79.37%) TDD
2 48 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (33.33%) Scrum
3 21 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (33.33%) Kanban
3 21 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 21 (33.33%) MVVM
3 21 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 13 (20.63%) Unit Testing
4 13 (20.63%) OO
5 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.11%) UML
6 7 (11.11%) SOA
6 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) C#
2 42 (66.67%) SQL
3 22 (34.92%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.63%) Java
4 13 (20.63%) C++
5 8 (12.70%) Delphi
5 8 (12.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) Twitter
2 22 (34.92%) Oracle
3 21 (33.33%) Facebook
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