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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 168 142 151
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 18 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.47% 0.61% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.48% 3.57% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 9
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
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
517 448 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.57% 16.94% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 403 379 352
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 £27,900 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 19 September 2014.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Leeds

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (97.14%) .NET
2 33 (94.29%) ASP.NET
3 31 (88.57%) MVC
4 30 (85.71%) TDD
4 30 (85.71%) C#
4 30 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (80.00%) SQL Server
5 28 (80.00%) NUnit
6 27 (77.14%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (68.57%) Dependency Injection
9 23 (65.71%) Scrum
9 23 (65.71%) Windows
9 23 (65.71%) Inversion of Control
9 23 (65.71%) MVVM
9 23 (65.71%) Moq
10 22 (62.86%) Kanban
10 22 (62.86%) WinForms
11 20 (57.14%) Razor View Engine
11 20 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 19 (54.29%) WCF
13 18 (51.43%) WPF
13 18 (51.43%) Castle Windsor
13 18 (51.43%) Ninject
13 18 (51.43%) Rhino Mocks
13 18 (51.43%) Spring.NET
13 18 (51.43%) Unity DI Container
13 18 (51.43%) Web Application Development
14 17 (48.57%) Retail
14 17 (48.57%) Tandem

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (11.43%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (80.00%) NUnit
2 23 (65.71%) Moq
3 18 (51.43%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
6 3 (8.57%) Subversion
7 2 (5.71%) NSubstitute
8 1 (2.86%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 17 (48.57%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Developer
2 24 (68.57%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Software Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Development Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Lead Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Web Development Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Web Manager
5 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Lead Web Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Head of Development
6 1 (2.86%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (97.14%) .NET
2 33 (94.29%) ASP.NET
3 30 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (62.86%) WinForms
5 20 (57.14%) Razor View Engine
5 20 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 19 (54.29%) WCF
7 18 (51.43%) WPF
7 18 (51.43%) Spring.NET
7 18 (51.43%) Castle Windsor
7 18 (51.43%) Ninject
7 18 (51.43%) Unity DI Container
8 13 (37.14%) .NET Framework
9 9 (25.71%) jQuery
9 9 (25.71%) HTML
9 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (22.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (22.86%) Web Services
10 8 (22.86%) NHibernate
11 7 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (65.71%) Inversion of Control
2 17 (48.57%) Tandem
3 1 (2.86%) Social Network
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) MVC
2 30 (85.71%) TDD
3 27 (77.14%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (68.57%) Dependency Injection
6 23 (65.71%) MVVM
6 23 (65.71%) Scrum
7 22 (62.86%) Kanban
8 18 (51.43%) Web Application Development
9 7 (20.00%) OO
10 5 (14.29%) UML
10 5 (14.29%) OOP
10 5 (14.29%) OWASP
10 5 (14.29%) Release Management
10 5 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (14.29%) Software Architecture
11 4 (11.43%) Asset Management
12 1 (2.86%) Web Development
12 1 (2.86%) Regression Testing
12 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) C#
2 15 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 11 (31.43%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 4 (11.43%) VB
5 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
6 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.57%) Delphi
7 1 (2.86%) Java
7 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Facebook
3 1 (2.86%) Twitter
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