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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 141 136 147
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 38 38 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.02% 1.02% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.27% 5.78% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 33 35 4
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £37,500
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
523 657 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 14.03% 17.65% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 441 474 388
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 £50,000 £42,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 31 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 63 (100.00%) C#
1 63 (100.00%) NUnit
2 55 (87.30%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (80.95%) TDD
3 51 (80.95%) MVC
3 51 (80.95%) .NET
3 51 (80.95%) ASP.NET
3 51 (80.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 43 (68.25%) SQL
5 37 (58.73%) SQL Server
6 34 (53.97%) Inversion of Control
6 34 (53.97%) Castle Windsor
7 31 (49.21%) Entity Framework
7 31 (49.21%) .NET Framework
8 26 (41.27%) Subversion
8 26 (41.27%) Ajax
8 26 (41.27%) NHibernate
8 26 (41.27%) jQuery
8 26 (41.27%) IIS
8 26 (41.27%) CSS
8 26 (41.27%) Oracle
8 26 (41.27%) HTML
8 26 (41.27%) JavaScript
9 25 (39.68%) Moq
9 25 (39.68%) Ninject
10 22 (34.92%) Twitter
11 20 (31.75%) Web Application Development
11 20 (31.75%) MVVM
11 20 (31.75%) Rhino Mocks
11 20 (31.75%) Dependency Injection

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 26 (41.27%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (58.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 63 (100.00%) NUnit
2 26 (41.27%) Subversion
3 25 (39.68%) Moq
4 20 (31.75%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (19.05%) Visual Studio
5 12 (19.05%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 20 (31.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 58 (92.06%) Developer
2 47 (74.60%) .NET Developer
3 19 (30.16%) Senior .NET Developer
3 19 (30.16%) Senior Developer
4 9 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 3 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (1.59%) Software Developer
6 1 (1.59%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (80.95%) .NET
1 51 (80.95%) ASP.NET
1 51 (80.95%) ASP.NET MVC
2 34 (53.97%) Castle Windsor
3 31 (49.21%) Entity Framework
3 31 (49.21%) .NET Framework
4 26 (41.27%) jQuery
4 26 (41.27%) CSS
4 26 (41.27%) HTML
4 26 (41.27%) Ajax
4 26 (41.27%) NHibernate
5 25 (39.68%) Ninject
6 20 (31.75%) Unity DI Container
6 20 (31.75%) WinForms
6 20 (31.75%) Spring.NET
6 20 (31.75%) WPF
7 14 (22.22%) RESTful
7 14 (22.22%) WCF
7 14 (22.22%) LINQ
7 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 34 (53.97%) Inversion of Control
2 20 (31.75%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (31.75%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) Windows
2 12 (19.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (87.30%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (80.95%) TDD
2 51 (80.95%) MVC
3 20 (31.75%) Scrum
3 20 (31.75%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (31.75%) Kanban
3 20 (31.75%) Dependency Injection
3 20 (31.75%) MVVM
3 20 (31.75%) Web Application Development
4 12 (19.05%) OO
4 12 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 5 (7.94%) UML
5 5 (7.94%) SOA
5 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) C#
2 43 (68.25%) SQL
3 26 (41.27%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.05%) T-SQL
4 12 (19.05%) C++
4 12 (19.05%) Delphi
4 12 (19.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (41.27%) Oracle
2 22 (34.92%) Twitter
3 20 (31.75%) Facebook
4 1 (1.59%) Capita
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago