The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 149 156 139
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 32 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.84% 0.072% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.87% 0.42% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 31 1 3
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £37,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Development Applications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
657 477 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.32% 17.13% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 478 379 390
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
MSTest
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Leeds

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 62 (88.57%) NUnit
2 58 (82.86%) .NET
3 52 (74.29%) C#
4 48 (68.57%) SQL Server
5 47 (67.14%) Scrum
6 45 (64.29%) TDD
7 43 (61.43%) SQL
8 42 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (58.57%) ASP.NET
10 39 (55.71%) Windows
11 29 (41.43%) WCF
12 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (38.57%) MVC
13 27 (38.57%) BDD
14 25 (35.71%) Moq
15 22 (31.43%) MVVM
15 22 (31.43%) QA
15 22 (31.43%) Unit Testing
15 22 (31.43%) OO
15 22 (31.43%) RUP
15 22 (31.43%) DSDM
15 22 (31.43%) Microsoft
15 22 (31.43%) T-SQL
16 21 (30.00%) WPF
16 21 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
16 21 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
16 21 (30.00%) Low Latency
17 20 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
17 20 (28.57%) Castle Windsor
17 20 (28.57%) Ninject

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (17.14%) Apache
2 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.14%) IIS
3 5 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 20 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (68.57%) SQL Server
2 21 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 21 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (17.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 62 (88.57%) NUnit
2 25 (35.71%) Moq
3 20 (28.57%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (11.43%) Visual Studio
4 8 (11.43%) Selenium
5 6 (8.57%) SoapUI
5 6 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (7.14%) FitNesse
6 5 (7.14%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.43%) MSBuild
General
1 20 (28.57%) Finance
2 11 (15.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (80.00%) Developer
2 32 (45.71%) .NET Developer
3 12 (17.14%) LAMP Developer
4 8 (11.43%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Applications Architect
6 5 (7.14%) Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Architect
7 3 (4.29%) Tester
7 3 (4.29%) Software Tester
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Tester
8 2 (2.86%) QA Tester
8 2 (2.86%) Senior QA Tester
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Software Tester
9 1 (1.43%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.43%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (82.86%) .NET
2 41 (58.57%) ASP.NET
3 29 (41.43%) WCF
4 21 (30.00%) WPF
5 20 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
5 20 (28.57%) Castle Windsor
5 20 (28.57%) Ninject
5 20 (28.57%) Spring.NET
5 20 (28.57%) WinForms
6 18 (25.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 13 (18.57%) Razor View Engine
8 12 (17.14%) LAMP
8 12 (17.14%) MSMQ
9 7 (10.00%) SOAP
9 7 (10.00%) Web Services
10 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (7.14%) NHibernate
12 2 (2.86%) HTML
12 2 (2.86%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (18.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 39 (55.71%) Windows
2 12 (17.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (67.14%) Scrum
2 45 (64.29%) TDD
3 42 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (38.57%) MVC
5 27 (38.57%) BDD
6 22 (31.43%) MVVM
6 22 (31.43%) Unit Testing
6 22 (31.43%) OO
6 22 (31.43%) RUP
6 22 (31.43%) DSDM
7 21 (30.00%) Low Latency
8 20 (28.57%) Kanban
8 20 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
9 16 (22.86%) Integration Testing
9 16 (22.86%) Automated Testing
10 13 (18.57%) Web Application Development
11 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
11 8 (11.43%) Test Management
12 7 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 52 (74.29%) C#
2 43 (61.43%) SQL
3 22 (31.43%) T-SQL
4 12 (17.14%) PHP
5 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.71%) C++
8 1 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) ISEB
1 8 (11.43%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.43%) MCP
2 1 (1.43%) MCAD
2 1 (1.43%) MCSD
2 1 (1.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (31.43%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.14%) Zend
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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