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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 156 167 144
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 24 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.71% 0.49% 0.040%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.62% 3.11% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 1
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
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
520 578 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.40% 15.83% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 401 457 310
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 3 July 2015.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Leeds

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 47 (74.60%) .NET
2 47 (74.60%) ASP.NET
3 43 (68.25%) SQL
4 42 (66.67%) MVC
4 42 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 41 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (61.90%) TDD
7 31 (49.21%) SQL Server
8 28 (44.44%) Inversion of Control
8 28 (44.44%) Castle Windsor
9 25 (39.68%) Ninject
9 25 (39.68%) Moq
9 25 (39.68%) WPF
9 25 (39.68%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (38.10%) OO
11 22 (34.92%) Finance
11 22 (34.92%) Scrum
11 22 (34.92%) .NET Framework
11 22 (34.92%) Entity Framework
11 22 (34.92%) MVVM
11 22 (34.92%) SDLC
12 21 (33.33%) C++
12 21 (33.33%) Java
13 20 (31.75%) WinForms
14 19 (30.16%) HTML
14 19 (30.16%) JavaScript
14 19 (30.16%) CSS
14 19 (30.16%) Degree

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (22.22%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (49.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 63 (100.00%) NUnit
2 25 (39.68%) Moq
3 17 (26.98%) Rhino Mocks
3 17 (26.98%) Subversion
4 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.76%) Mercurial
5 3 (4.76%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 22 (34.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (69.84%) Developer
2 38 (60.32%) .NET Developer
3 19 (30.16%) Software Engineer
4 16 (25.40%) Senior Developer
4 16 (25.40%) Senior .NET Developer
5 8 (12.70%) .NET Software Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) C# Developer
7 1 (1.59%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (74.60%) .NET
1 47 (74.60%) ASP.NET
2 42 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 28 (44.44%) Castle Windsor
4 25 (39.68%) Ninject
4 25 (39.68%) WPF
5 22 (34.92%) .NET Framework
5 22 (34.92%) Entity Framework
6 20 (31.75%) WinForms
7 19 (30.16%) HTML
7 19 (30.16%) CSS
7 19 (30.16%) jQuery
8 17 (26.98%) Spring.NET
8 17 (26.98%) Unity DI Container
9 16 (25.40%) RESTful
9 16 (25.40%) Silverlight
9 16 (25.40%) LINQ
9 16 (25.40%) WCF
10 14 (22.22%) Ajax
10 14 (22.22%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (44.44%) Inversion of Control
2 17 (26.98%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (26.98%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (66.67%) MVC
2 41 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (61.90%) TDD
4 25 (39.68%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (38.10%) OO
6 22 (34.92%) Scrum
6 22 (34.92%) MVVM
6 22 (34.92%) SDLC
7 19 (30.16%) Software Engineering
7 19 (30.16%) Unit Testing
8 17 (26.98%) Kanban
8 17 (26.98%) Dependency Injection
8 17 (26.98%) Web Application Development
9 13 (20.63%) UML
10 8 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (12.70%) SOA
10 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
11 5 (7.94%) RUP
11 5 (7.94%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) C#
2 43 (68.25%) SQL
3 21 (33.33%) C++
3 21 (33.33%) Java
4 19 (30.16%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.70%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.76%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Twitter
2 17 (26.98%) Facebook
3 14 (22.22%) Oracle
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