The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 169 144 146
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 17 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.46% 0.078% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.12% 0.48% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 5
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Development Applications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
545 421 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 14.81% 16.50% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 420 315 318
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
MSTest
West Yorkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Leeds

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (95.65%) ASP.NET
3 41 (89.13%) C#
4 39 (84.78%) NUnit
5 35 (76.09%) MVC
6 33 (71.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (69.57%) SQL Server
8 31 (67.39%) TDD
9 30 (65.22%) Scrum
10 29 (63.04%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (63.04%) Moq
11 28 (60.87%) Kanban
11 28 (60.87%) Razor View Engine
11 28 (60.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 28 (60.87%) WinForms
11 28 (60.87%) Windows
12 27 (58.70%) WCF
13 25 (54.35%) Dependency Injection
14 24 (52.17%) Inversion of Control
14 24 (52.17%) Spring.NET
14 24 (52.17%) MVVM
14 24 (52.17%) Rhino Mocks
14 24 (52.17%) Unity DI Container
14 24 (52.17%) Web Application Development
14 24 (52.17%) Castle Windsor
14 24 (52.17%) Ninject
14 24 (52.17%) WPF
14 24 (52.17%) Tandem
15 22 (47.83%) Retail
16 17 (36.96%) SQL

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 39 (84.78%) NUnit
2 29 (63.04%) Moq
3 24 (52.17%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (47.83%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (82.61%) Developer
2 36 (78.26%) .NET Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Applications Architect
3 5 (10.87%) Architect
4 3 (6.52%) Development Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Web Development Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Web Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Lead Web Developer
5 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Lead Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Tester
6 1 (2.17%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (95.65%) ASP.NET
3 33 (71.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (60.87%) Razor View Engine
4 28 (60.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 28 (60.87%) WinForms
5 27 (58.70%) WCF
6 24 (52.17%) WPF
6 24 (52.17%) Castle Windsor
6 24 (52.17%) Ninject
6 24 (52.17%) Spring.NET
6 24 (52.17%) Unity DI Container
7 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
8 6 (13.04%) jQuery
8 6 (13.04%) HTML
9 5 (10.87%) Web Services
9 5 (10.87%) NHibernate
9 5 (10.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (8.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (52.17%) Tandem
1 24 (52.17%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (2.17%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) MVC
2 31 (67.39%) TDD
3 30 (65.22%) Scrum
4 29 (63.04%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (60.87%) Kanban
6 25 (54.35%) Dependency Injection
7 24 (52.17%) MVVM
7 24 (52.17%) Web Application Development
8 10 (21.74%) OO
9 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
10 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (10.87%) UML
10 5 (10.87%) Software Architecture
11 1 (2.17%) BDD
11 1 (2.17%) Low Latency
11 1 (2.17%) Automated Testing
11 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.17%) RUP
11 1 (2.17%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 41 (89.13%) C#
2 17 (36.96%) SQL
3 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.87%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.70%) VB
5 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
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