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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 152 132 141
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 24 33 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.70% 1.04% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.61% 7.01% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 19
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
521 471 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.15% 14.83% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 442 368 511
Average salary £41,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.27% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 December 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 (88.64%) C#
1 39 (88.64%) .NET
1 39 (88.64%) ASP.NET
1 39 (88.64%) NUnit
2 37 (84.09%) MVC
2 37 (84.09%) TDD
2 37 (84.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 36 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (70.45%) SQL Server
5 24 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 24 (54.55%) SQL
6 23 (52.27%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (52.27%) Inversion of Control
7 22 (50.00%) .NET Framework
8 21 (47.73%) Dependency Injection
9 20 (45.45%) MVVM
9 20 (45.45%) Moq
10 19 (43.18%) HTML
10 19 (43.18%) Oracle
10 19 (43.18%) NHibernate
10 19 (43.18%) jQuery
11 18 (40.91%) Windows
11 18 (40.91%) Scrum
11 18 (40.91%) WinForms
11 18 (40.91%) Kanban
11 18 (40.91%) Castle Windsor
12 17 (38.64%) CSS
12 17 (38.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 16 (36.36%) Web Services
14 15 (34.09%) WPF

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 14 (31.82%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (70.45%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (88.64%) NUnit
2 20 (45.45%) Moq
3 15 (34.09%) Rhino Mocks
4 14 (31.82%) Subversion
5 11 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 9 (20.45%) TortoiseSVN
7 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.55%) NSubstitute
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (81.82%) Developer
2 28 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Software Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Lead Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Development Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Web Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Web Development Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Head of Development
8 1 (2.27%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (88.64%) .NET
1 39 (88.64%) ASP.NET
2 37 (84.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 19 (43.18%) jQuery
4 19 (43.18%) NHibernate
4 19 (43.18%) HTML
5 18 (40.91%) WinForms
5 18 (40.91%) Castle Windsor
6 17 (38.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 17 (38.64%) CSS
7 16 (36.36%) Web Services
8 15 (34.09%) WPF
8 15 (34.09%) Unity DI Container
8 15 (34.09%) Ninject
8 15 (34.09%) Spring.NET
9 14 (31.82%) Ajax
10 11 (25.00%) XHTML
11 10 (22.73%) WCF
11 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 23 (52.27%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (22.73%) Social Network
2 10 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (11.36%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (84.09%) TDD
1 37 (84.09%) MVC
2 36 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (52.27%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (47.73%) Dependency Injection
5 20 (45.45%) MVVM
6 18 (40.91%) Kanban
6 18 (40.91%) Scrum
7 15 (34.09%) Web Application Development
8 10 (22.73%) OO
9 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
9 5 (11.36%) UML
9 5 (11.36%) OOP
9 5 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (11.36%) Release Management
9 5 (11.36%) OWASP
9 5 (11.36%) Software Architecture
10 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
11 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.27%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) C#
2 24 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 24 (54.55%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) Delphi
3 11 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL
4 5 (11.36%) Java
4 5 (11.36%) C++
5 3 (6.82%) VB
5 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Oracle
2 10 (22.73%) Facebook
2 10 (22.73%) Twitter
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) Capita
4 1 (2.27%) Avaya
4 1 (2.27%) Genesys
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