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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 166 147 156
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 19 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.51% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.70% 1.83% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 8
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -1.31%
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
514 437 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.84% 16.70% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 398 351 339
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 September 2014.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Leeds

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (97.22%) ASP.NET
3 32 (88.89%) C#
4 30 (83.33%) MVC
5 29 (80.56%) NUnit
5 29 (80.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (77.78%) TDD
6 28 (77.78%) SQL Server
7 26 (72.22%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (66.67%) Scrum
8 24 (66.67%) Windows
9 23 (63.89%) WinForms
9 23 (63.89%) Dependency Injection
9 23 (63.89%) Moq
9 23 (63.89%) Kanban
10 22 (61.11%) MVVM
10 22 (61.11%) Inversion of Control
10 22 (61.11%) Razor View Engine
10 22 (61.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 21 (58.33%) WCF
12 19 (52.78%) WPF
12 19 (52.78%) Tandem
12 19 (52.78%) Retail
12 19 (52.78%) Web Application Development
12 19 (52.78%) Castle Windsor
12 19 (52.78%) Ninject
12 19 (52.78%) Unity DI Container
12 19 (52.78%) Rhino Mocks
12 19 (52.78%) Spring.NET
13 13 (36.11%) JavaScript

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (80.56%) NUnit
2 23 (63.89%) Moq
3 19 (52.78%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.56%) Subversion
6 2 (5.56%) NSubstitute
General
1 19 (52.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
2 27 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Web Development Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Web Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Architect
3 3 (8.33%) Development Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Software Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Lead Web Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Tester
5 1 (2.78%) Software Tester
5 1 (2.78%) Head of Development
5 1 (2.78%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Applications Architect
5 1 (2.78%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (97.22%) ASP.NET
3 29 (80.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (63.89%) WinForms
5 22 (61.11%) Razor View Engine
5 22 (61.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 21 (58.33%) WCF
7 19 (52.78%) WPF
7 19 (52.78%) Spring.NET
7 19 (52.78%) Castle Windsor
7 19 (52.78%) Ninject
7 19 (52.78%) Unity DI Container
8 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
9 8 (22.22%) jQuery
9 8 (22.22%) HTML
9 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (19.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (16.67%) NHibernate
11 6 (16.67%) CSS
11 6 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (61.11%) Inversion of Control
2 19 (52.78%) Tandem
3 1 (2.78%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) MVC
2 28 (77.78%) TDD
3 26 (72.22%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (66.67%) Scrum
5 23 (63.89%) Kanban
5 23 (63.89%) Dependency Injection
6 22 (61.11%) MVVM
7 19 (52.78%) Web Application Development
8 7 (19.44%) OO
9 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (11.11%) UML
10 4 (11.11%) Software Architecture
11 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (8.33%) OOP
11 3 (8.33%) Release Management
11 3 (8.33%) OWASP
12 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
13 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
13 1 (2.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) C#
2 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
3 11 (30.56%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) VB
4 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.56%) Delphi
5 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
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