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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 157 173 139
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -34
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 21 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.60% 0.49% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.80% 3.53% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 7
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
553 510 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.79% 13.83% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 431 392 347
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 28 August 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 55 (100.00%) C#
1 55 (100.00%) NUnit
2 43 (78.18%) .NET
2 43 (78.18%) ASP.NET
3 34 (61.82%) SQL
4 33 (60.00%) OO
4 33 (60.00%) MVC
4 33 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (58.18%) Software Engineering
6 31 (56.36%) WPF
6 31 (56.36%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (52.73%) Silverlight
7 29 (52.73%) SQL Server
8 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (41.82%) Unit Testing
9 23 (41.82%) Degree
9 23 (41.82%) SDLC
10 22 (40.00%) TDD
10 22 (40.00%) C++
10 22 (40.00%) Java
11 21 (38.18%) WinForms
12 20 (36.36%) MVVM
12 20 (36.36%) Finance
12 20 (36.36%) Scrum
13 18 (32.73%) UML
13 18 (32.73%) Moq
13 18 (32.73%) Ninject
14 15 (27.27%) Subversion
15 14 (25.45%) jQuery
15 14 (25.45%) LINQ

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (7.27%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (52.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 55 (100.00%) NUnit
2 18 (32.73%) Moq
3 15 (27.27%) Subversion
4 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 11 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (20.00%) Mercurial
4 11 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 10 (18.18%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 20 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (58.18%) Software Engineer
2 23 (41.82%) Developer
3 22 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 21 (38.18%) C# Software Engineer
4 21 (38.18%) .NET Software Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (16.36%) Senior Developer
6 1 (1.82%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (78.18%) .NET
1 43 (78.18%) ASP.NET
2 33 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 31 (56.36%) WPF
4 29 (52.73%) Silverlight
5 21 (38.18%) WinForms
6 18 (32.73%) Ninject
7 14 (25.45%) Castle Windsor
7 14 (25.45%) HTML
7 14 (25.45%) CSS
7 14 (25.45%) LINQ
7 14 (25.45%) jQuery
7 14 (25.45%) WCF
7 14 (25.45%) RESTful
8 12 (21.82%) .NET Framework
8 12 (21.82%) Entity Framework
9 10 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
9 10 (18.18%) SOAP
9 10 (18.18%) Web Services
9 10 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (18.18%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) OO
1 33 (60.00%) MVC
2 32 (58.18%) Software Engineering
3 31 (56.36%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (41.82%) Unit Testing
5 23 (41.82%) SDLC
6 22 (40.00%) TDD
7 20 (36.36%) MVVM
7 20 (36.36%) Scrum
8 18 (32.73%) UML
9 11 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 10 (18.18%) Use Case
10 10 (18.18%) Kanban
10 10 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (18.18%) Service Delivery
10 10 (18.18%) RUP
10 10 (18.18%) DSDM
10 10 (18.18%) Web Application Development
11 8 (14.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) C#
2 34 (61.82%) SQL
3 22 (40.00%) C++
3 22 (40.00%) Java
4 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
5 10 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 10 (18.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (41.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Facebook
1 10 (18.18%) Twitter
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
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Posted: 3 days ago
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