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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 164 148 154
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 17 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.45% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.29% 1.54% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 6
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
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
516 455 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.63% 17.25% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 400 358 323
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 22 August 2014.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Leeds

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (97.44%) ASP.NET
3 36 (92.31%) C#
4 32 (82.05%) NUnit
5 31 (79.49%) MVC
6 30 (76.92%) SQL Server
6 30 (76.92%) TDD
6 30 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (71.79%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (69.23%) Scrum
9 26 (66.67%) WinForms
9 26 (66.67%) Kanban
10 25 (64.10%) Dependency Injection
10 25 (64.10%) Moq
10 25 (64.10%) Razor View Engine
10 25 (64.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 25 (64.10%) Windows
11 24 (61.54%) WCF
11 24 (61.54%) MVVM
11 24 (61.54%) Inversion of Control
12 22 (56.41%) Rhino Mocks
12 22 (56.41%) Spring.NET
12 22 (56.41%) Castle Windsor
12 22 (56.41%) Ninject
12 22 (56.41%) Unity DI Container
12 22 (56.41%) Web Application Development
12 22 (56.41%) WPF
12 22 (56.41%) Tandem
13 20 (51.28%) Retail
14 12 (30.77%) SQL

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (5.13%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 32 (82.05%) NUnit
2 25 (64.10%) Moq
3 22 (56.41%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.56%) NSubstitute
6 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 20 (51.28%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (84.62%) Developer
2 31 (79.49%) .NET Developer
3 3 (7.69%) Lead Developer
3 3 (7.69%) Development Manager
3 3 (7.69%) Web Manager
3 3 (7.69%) Web Development Manager
4 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Architect
4 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Lead Web Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Head of Development
5 1 (2.56%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Tester
5 1 (2.56%) Software Architect
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Applications Architect
5 1 (2.56%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Software Tester
5 1 (2.56%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (97.44%) ASP.NET
3 30 (76.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (66.67%) WinForms
5 25 (64.10%) Razor View Engine
5 25 (64.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 24 (61.54%) WCF
7 22 (56.41%) Spring.NET
7 22 (56.41%) Castle Windsor
7 22 (56.41%) Ninject
7 22 (56.41%) Unity DI Container
7 22 (56.41%) WPF
8 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
8 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (17.95%) jQuery
9 7 (17.95%) HTML
10 6 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (12.82%) CSS
12 4 (10.26%) NHibernate
12 4 (10.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (61.54%) Inversion of Control
2 22 (56.41%) Tandem
3 1 (2.56%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) MVC
2 30 (76.92%) TDD
3 28 (71.79%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (69.23%) Scrum
5 26 (66.67%) Kanban
6 25 (64.10%) Dependency Injection
7 24 (61.54%) MVVM
8 22 (56.41%) Web Application Development
9 8 (20.51%) OO
10 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (7.69%) Software Architecture
11 3 (7.69%) UML
12 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (5.13%) Release Management
12 2 (5.13%) OOP
12 2 (5.13%) OWASP
12 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
13 1 (2.56%) Regression Testing
13 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
13 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) C#
2 12 (30.77%) SQL
3 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) VB
4 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.56%) Delphi
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
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