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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 145 139 148
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 29 36 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.80% 1.04% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.18% 6.13% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 29 33 13
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
560 587 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.39% 16.94% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 486 406 443
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 March 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 54 (100.00%) NUnit
2 51 (94.44%) C#
3 50 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (83.33%) MVC
4 45 (83.33%) .NET
4 45 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 45 (83.33%) TDD
4 45 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 36 (66.67%) SQL
6 32 (59.26%) Inversion of Control
7 31 (57.41%) SQL Server
8 29 (53.70%) Castle Windsor
9 27 (50.00%) Oracle
9 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
9 27 (50.00%) NHibernate
9 27 (50.00%) .NET Framework
10 24 (44.44%) Subversion
10 24 (44.44%) Ajax
10 24 (44.44%) jQuery
10 24 (44.44%) HTML
10 24 (44.44%) IIS
10 24 (44.44%) CSS
10 24 (44.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 21 (38.89%) Moq
11 21 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (38.89%) MVVM
11 21 (38.89%) Dependency Injection
12 20 (37.04%) Twitter
13 18 (33.33%) Web Application Development
13 18 (33.33%) Enterprise Software

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 24 (44.44%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (57.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (24.07%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (24.07%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 54 (100.00%) NUnit
2 24 (44.44%) Subversion
3 21 (38.89%) Moq
4 18 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
5 13 (24.07%) Visual Studio
5 13 (24.07%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 49 (90.74%) Developer
2 38 (70.37%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.93%) Senior Developer
3 14 (25.93%) Senior .NET Developer
4 9 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Software Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (1.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (83.33%) .NET
1 45 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 45 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 29 (53.70%) Castle Windsor
3 27 (50.00%) NHibernate
3 27 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 24 (44.44%) HTML
4 24 (44.44%) CSS
4 24 (44.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 24 (44.44%) jQuery
4 24 (44.44%) Ajax
5 18 (33.33%) WPF
5 18 (33.33%) Spring.NET
5 18 (33.33%) WinForms
5 18 (33.33%) Ninject
5 18 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
6 16 (29.63%) Web Services
7 13 (24.07%) MSMQ
7 13 (24.07%) XHTML
8 11 (20.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (59.26%) Inversion of Control
2 18 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (33.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (83.33%) TDD
2 45 (83.33%) MVC
3 21 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (38.89%) Dependency Injection
3 21 (38.89%) MVVM
4 18 (33.33%) Kanban
4 18 (33.33%) Scrum
4 18 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 12 (22.22%) OO
6 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.56%) OWASP
7 3 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.56%) Software Architecture
7 3 (5.56%) UML
7 3 (5.56%) OOP
7 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (94.44%) C#
2 36 (66.67%) SQL
3 27 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (24.07%) T-SQL
4 13 (24.07%) Delphi
5 9 (16.67%) Java
5 9 (16.67%) C++
6 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) VCP4
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Oracle
2 20 (37.04%) Twitter
3 18 (33.33%) Facebook
4 1 (1.85%) Avaya
4 1 (1.85%) Genesys
4 1 (1.85%) Capita
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