The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 159 191 164
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -27
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 43 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.96% 0.50% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.42% 2.96% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 35 25 12
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MSTest
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 West Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
670 846 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.95% 16.86% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 533 686 466
Average salary £40,000 £39,600 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +13.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the West Yorkshire region.

MSTest Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

MSTest
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

MSTest Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

MSTest
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +37 37 £40,000 - 1
Wakefield - 4 £32,500 - 1
Keighley - 1 £32,500 - 1
MSTest
Yorkshire

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 70 (100.00%) C#
1 70 (100.00%) NUnit
2 54 (77.14%) .NET
2 54 (77.14%) TDD
3 53 (75.71%) ASP.NET
3 53 (75.71%) MVC
3 53 (75.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 51 (72.86%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (61.43%) SQL
6 41 (58.57%) Inversion of Control
6 41 (58.57%) Castle Windsor
7 39 (55.71%) SQL Server
8 35 (50.00%) Ninject
8 35 (50.00%) Moq
9 28 (40.00%) .NET Framework
10 27 (38.57%) Spring.NET
10 27 (38.57%) Scrum
10 27 (38.57%) Entity Framework
10 27 (38.57%) Rhino Mocks
10 27 (38.57%) Dependency Injection
10 27 (38.57%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (38.57%) Kanban
10 27 (38.57%) Unity DI Container
11 26 (37.14%) Web Application Development
11 26 (37.14%) MVVM
11 26 (37.14%) WinForms
11 26 (37.14%) WPF
11 26 (37.14%) Windows
12 22 (31.43%) Twitter
13 21 (30.00%) SDLC

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 19 (27.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Broadband
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (55.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 70 (100.00%) NUnit
2 35 (50.00%) Moq
3 27 (38.57%) Rhino Mocks
4 19 (27.14%) Subversion
5 5 (7.14%) TortoiseSVN
5 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (84.29%) Developer
2 52 (74.29%) .NET Developer
3 19 (27.14%) Senior Developer
3 19 (27.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 11 (15.71%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 1 (1.43%) Junior Developer
6 1 (1.43%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (1.43%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (1.43%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 1 (1.43%) AWS Developer
6 1 (1.43%) Graduate
6 1 (1.43%) Software Developer
6 1 (1.43%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (77.14%) .NET
2 53 (75.71%) ASP.NET
2 53 (75.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 41 (58.57%) Castle Windsor
4 35 (50.00%) Ninject
5 28 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 27 (38.57%) Spring.NET
6 27 (38.57%) Entity Framework
6 27 (38.57%) Unity DI Container
7 26 (37.14%) WPF
7 26 (37.14%) WinForms
8 20 (28.57%) WCF
9 19 (27.14%) HTML
9 19 (27.14%) jQuery
9 19 (27.14%) Ajax
9 19 (27.14%) NHibernate
9 19 (27.14%) CSS
10 18 (25.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 14 (20.00%) LINQ
11 14 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 41 (58.57%) Inversion of Control
2 20 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (28.57%) Social Network
3 4 (5.71%) Tandem
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.14%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (77.14%) TDD
2 53 (75.71%) MVC
3 51 (72.86%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (38.57%) Scrum
4 27 (38.57%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (38.57%) Kanban
4 27 (38.57%) Dependency Injection
5 26 (37.14%) MVVM
5 26 (37.14%) Web Application Development
6 21 (30.00%) SDLC
7 16 (22.86%) Unit Testing
7 16 (22.86%) OO
8 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.43%) UML
9 8 (11.43%) SOA
9 8 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) C#
2 43 (61.43%) SQL
3 19 (27.14%) JavaScript
4 16 (22.86%) Java
4 16 (22.86%) C++
5 5 (7.14%) Delphi
5 5 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.43%) VB
6 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (31.43%) Twitter
2 20 (28.57%) Facebook
3 19 (27.14%) Oracle
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