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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 133 164 -
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 33 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.03% 0.47% -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.19% 2.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
459 606 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 14.38% 16.66% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 360 469 340
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Leeds

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 63 (100.00%) C#
1 63 (100.00%) NUnit
2 47 (74.60%) .NET
2 47 (74.60%) ASP.NET
3 46 (73.02%) MVC
3 46 (73.02%) TDD
3 46 (73.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 44 (69.84%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (68.25%) SQL
6 33 (52.38%) SQL Server
6 33 (52.38%) Inversion of Control
6 33 (52.38%) Castle Windsor
7 28 (44.44%) Ninject
7 28 (44.44%) Moq
8 26 (41.27%) Entity Framework
8 26 (41.27%) .NET Framework
9 22 (34.92%) Twitter
10 21 (33.33%) MVVM
10 21 (33.33%) SDLC
10 21 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (33.33%) WPF
10 21 (33.33%) Finance
10 21 (33.33%) Scrum
11 20 (31.75%) WinForms
11 20 (31.75%) Windows
11 20 (31.75%) Kanban
11 20 (31.75%) Dependency Injection
11 20 (31.75%) Spring.NET
11 20 (31.75%) Social Network
11 20 (31.75%) Facebook

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 18 (28.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 63 (100.00%) NUnit
2 28 (44.44%) Moq
3 20 (31.75%) Rhino Mocks
4 18 (28.57%) Subversion
5 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio
5 5 (7.94%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 21 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (80.95%) Developer
2 44 (69.84%) .NET Developer
3 18 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 18 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
4 12 (19.05%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) C# Developer
6 1 (1.59%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (1.59%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (1.59%) Software Developer
6 1 (1.59%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (74.60%) .NET
1 47 (74.60%) ASP.NET
2 46 (73.02%) ASP.NET MVC
3 33 (52.38%) Castle Windsor
4 28 (44.44%) Ninject
5 26 (41.27%) Entity Framework
5 26 (41.27%) .NET Framework
6 21 (33.33%) WPF
7 20 (31.75%) WinForms
7 20 (31.75%) Spring.NET
7 20 (31.75%) Unity DI Container
8 19 (30.16%) jQuery
8 19 (30.16%) CSS
8 19 (30.16%) HTML
9 18 (28.57%) NHibernate
9 18 (28.57%) Ajax
10 14 (22.22%) LINQ
10 14 (22.22%) WCF
10 14 (22.22%) RESTful
11 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 33 (52.38%) Inversion of Control
2 20 (31.75%) Social Network
2 20 (31.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (73.02%) MVC
1 46 (73.02%) TDD
2 44 (69.84%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (33.33%) MVVM
3 21 (33.33%) SDLC
3 21 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (33.33%) Scrum
4 20 (31.75%) Kanban
4 20 (31.75%) Dependency Injection
4 20 (31.75%) Web Application Development
5 17 (26.98%) OO
6 16 (25.40%) Unit Testing
7 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
8 9 (14.29%) UML
9 8 (12.70%) SOA
9 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.59%) Use Case
10 1 (1.59%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.59%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) C#
2 43 (68.25%) SQL
3 19 (30.16%) JavaScript
4 17 (26.98%) Java
4 17 (26.98%) C++
5 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.94%) Delphi
7 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Twitter
2 20 (31.75%) Facebook
3 18 (28.57%) Oracle
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