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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 145 139 138
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 23 40 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.68% 1.21% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.19% 7.46% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23 35 20
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
549 536 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 16.19% 16.18% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 484 385 512
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 45 (100.00%) NUnit
2 40 (88.89%) C#
3 39 (86.67%) .NET
3 39 (86.67%) ASP.NET
3 39 (86.67%) MVC
3 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 37 (82.22%) TDD
5 31 (68.89%) SQL
6 28 (62.22%) SQL Server
7 25 (55.56%) Oracle
7 25 (55.56%) JavaScript
7 25 (55.56%) NHibernate
7 25 (55.56%) Inversion of Control
8 24 (53.33%) .NET Framework
9 20 (44.44%) Subversion
9 20 (44.44%) Ajax
9 20 (44.44%) jQuery
9 20 (44.44%) HTML
9 20 (44.44%) IIS
9 20 (44.44%) CSS
9 20 (44.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 20 (44.44%) Castle Windsor
10 19 (42.22%) MVVM
10 19 (42.22%) Moq
10 19 (42.22%) Web Services
10 19 (42.22%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (42.22%) Dependency Injection
11 15 (33.33%) Twitter
12 14 (31.11%) Web Application Development

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 20 (44.44%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (62.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (31.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 45 (100.00%) NUnit
2 20 (44.44%) Subversion
3 19 (42.22%) Moq
4 14 (31.11%) Rhino Mocks
4 14 (31.11%) Visual Studio
5 12 (26.67%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (4.44%) NSubstitute
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (84.44%) Developer
2 31 (68.89%) .NET Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Software Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.22%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (86.67%) .NET
1 39 (86.67%) ASP.NET
1 39 (86.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 25 (55.56%) NHibernate
3 24 (53.33%) .NET Framework
4 20 (44.44%) Ajax
4 20 (44.44%) jQuery
4 20 (44.44%) HTML
4 20 (44.44%) CSS
4 20 (44.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 20 (44.44%) Castle Windsor
5 19 (42.22%) Web Services
6 14 (31.11%) Unity DI Container
6 14 (31.11%) Ninject
6 14 (31.11%) Spring.NET
6 14 (31.11%) WPF
6 14 (31.11%) WinForms
6 14 (31.11%) XHTML
7 12 (26.67%) MSMQ
8 9 (20.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 25 (55.56%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (28.89%) Social Network
2 13 (28.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 12 (26.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (86.67%) MVC
1 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (82.22%) TDD
3 19 (42.22%) MVVM
3 19 (42.22%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (42.22%) Dependency Injection
4 14 (31.11%) Web Application Development
4 14 (31.11%) Kanban
4 14 (31.11%) Scrum
5 11 (24.44%) OO
6 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (11.11%) UML
7 5 (11.11%) OOP
7 5 (11.11%) Release Management
7 5 (11.11%) OWASP
7 5 (11.11%) Software Architecture
8 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (88.89%) C#
2 31 (68.89%) SQL
3 25 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 14 (31.11%) T-SQL
4 14 (31.11%) Delphi
5 6 (13.33%) Java
5 6 (13.33%) C++
6 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Oracle
2 15 (33.33%) Twitter
3 13 (28.89%) Facebook
4 1 (2.22%) Avaya
4 1 (2.22%) Genesys
4 1 (2.22%) Capita
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