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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 181 162 165
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 32 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.64% 0.80% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.41% 4.53% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 31 34 16
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 £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,250 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
725 817 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.52% 17.73% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 630 596 581
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -11 31 £41,250 +17.85% 3
Wakefield - 1 £32,500 -
MSTest
Yorkshire

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 65 (98.48%) NUnit
2 63 (95.45%) C#
3 61 (92.42%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (83.33%) TDD
4 55 (83.33%) MVC
4 55 (83.33%) .NET
4 55 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 55 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 42 (63.64%) SQL Server
6 41 (62.12%) Inversion of Control
7 39 (59.09%) Castle Windsor
8 37 (56.06%) SQL
9 31 (46.97%) Moq
10 30 (45.45%) Dependency Injection
10 30 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (43.94%) Ninject
12 28 (42.42%) Spring.NET
12 28 (42.42%) Rhino Mocks
12 28 (42.42%) Web Application Development
12 28 (42.42%) Unity DI Container
12 28 (42.42%) Kanban
12 28 (42.42%) Scrum
13 27 (40.91%) .NET Framework
14 26 (39.39%) NHibernate
14 26 (39.39%) JavaScript
14 26 (39.39%) Oracle
15 25 (37.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 24 (36.36%) IIS
16 24 (36.36%) CSS
16 24 (36.36%) HTML

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 24 (36.36%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 65 (98.48%) NUnit
2 31 (46.97%) Moq
3 28 (42.42%) Rhino Mocks
4 24 (36.36%) Subversion
5 13 (19.70%) Visual Studio
5 13 (19.70%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 19 (28.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 61 (92.42%) Developer
2 49 (74.24%) .NET Developer
3 14 (21.21%) Senior Developer
3 14 (21.21%) Senior .NET Developer
4 10 (15.15%) C# Developer
5 2 (3.03%) Software Architect
5 2 (3.03%) Architect
6 1 (1.52%) QA Tester
6 1 (1.52%) Tester
6 1 (1.52%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (83.33%) .NET
1 55 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 55 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 39 (59.09%) Castle Windsor
3 29 (43.94%) Ninject
4 28 (42.42%) Spring.NET
4 28 (42.42%) Unity DI Container
5 27 (40.91%) .NET Framework
6 26 (39.39%) NHibernate
7 25 (37.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 24 (36.36%) CSS
8 24 (36.36%) HTML
8 24 (36.36%) jQuery
8 24 (36.36%) Ajax
9 20 (30.30%) WCF
10 19 (28.79%) WPF
10 19 (28.79%) WinForms
11 15 (22.73%) Web Services
12 13 (19.70%) MSMQ
12 13 (19.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (62.12%) Inversion of Control
2 19 (28.79%) Social Network
2 19 (28.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.30%) Windows
2 13 (19.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (92.42%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (83.33%) TDD
2 55 (83.33%) MVC
3 30 (45.45%) Dependency Injection
3 30 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (42.42%) Web Application Development
4 28 (42.42%) Kanban
4 28 (42.42%) Scrum
5 21 (31.82%) MVVM
6 12 (18.18%) OO
7 10 (15.15%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.55%) UML
9 2 (3.03%) OOP
9 2 (3.03%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.03%) Release Management
9 2 (3.03%) OWASP
9 2 (3.03%) Software Architecture
9 2 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 63 (95.45%) C#
2 37 (56.06%) SQL
3 26 (39.39%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.70%) T-SQL
4 13 (19.70%) Delphi
5 10 (15.15%) Java
5 10 (15.15%) C++
6 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) VCP4
3 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (39.39%) Oracle
2 21 (31.82%) Twitter
3 19 (28.79%) Facebook
4 1 (1.52%) Capita
4 1 (1.52%) Avaya
4 1 (1.52%) Genesys
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago