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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 177 188 171
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 28 27 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.63% 0.56% 0.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.81% 3.75% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 28 27 37
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
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
996 720 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.52% 14.95% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 804 641 569
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 14 February 2016. 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 +5 25 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Bradford - 3 £45,000 -
MSTest
Yorkshire

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 55 (93.22%) C#
1 55 (93.22%) .NET
1 55 (93.22%) ASP.NET
2 52 (88.14%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (88.14%) NUnit
3 51 (86.44%) WCF
4 48 (81.36%) SQL
4 48 (81.36%) T-SQL
5 45 (76.27%) XSLT
5 45 (76.27%) DSDM
6 33 (55.93%) WPF
6 33 (55.93%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (50.85%) Software Engineering
7 30 (50.85%) Silverlight
7 30 (50.85%) Finance
7 30 (50.85%) OO
8 29 (49.15%) MVC
8 29 (49.15%) JavaScript
8 29 (49.15%) SQL Server
8 29 (49.15%) Scrum
8 29 (49.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (49.15%) MVVM
9 26 (44.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (44.07%) RESTful
9 26 (44.07%) LINQ
9 26 (44.07%) Use Case
9 26 (44.07%) jQuery
9 26 (44.07%) WF
9 26 (44.07%) CSS
9 26 (44.07%) SOAP

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (49.15%) SQL Server
2 22 (37.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.78%) MySQL
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (88.14%) NUnit
2 26 (44.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (38.98%) Visual Studio
4 19 (32.20%) MSBuild
4 19 (32.20%) Octopus Deploy
4 19 (32.20%) ReSharper
4 19 (32.20%) Selenium
4 19 (32.20%) SoapUI
4 19 (32.20%) SpecFlow
5 6 (10.17%) Moq
6 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
6 4 (6.78%) Mercurial
6 4 (6.78%) Subversion
7 3 (5.08%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 30 (50.85%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (50.85%) .NET Software Engineer
1 30 (50.85%) C# Software Engineer
1 30 (50.85%) Software Engineer
2 25 (42.37%) Developer
3 20 (33.90%) C# Developer
4 19 (32.20%) C# Software Developer
4 19 (32.20%) Software Developer
5 18 (30.51%) SQL Developer
5 18 (30.51%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (8.47%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Agile Test Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Test Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (93.22%) .NET
1 55 (93.22%) ASP.NET
2 51 (86.44%) WCF
3 45 (76.27%) XSLT
4 33 (55.93%) WPF
5 30 (50.85%) Silverlight
6 29 (49.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (44.07%) CSS
7 26 (44.07%) HTML
7 26 (44.07%) jQuery
7 26 (44.07%) LINQ
7 26 (44.07%) RESTful
7 26 (44.07%) SOAP
7 26 (44.07%) Web Services
7 26 (44.07%) WF
7 26 (44.07%) XML
8 22 (37.29%) .NET Framework
9 10 (16.95%) WinForms
10 6 (10.17%) Unity DI Container
11 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (5.08%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (88.14%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (76.27%) DSDM
3 33 (55.93%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (50.85%) OO
4 30 (50.85%) Software Engineering
5 29 (49.15%) MVC
5 29 (49.15%) MVVM
5 29 (49.15%) Scrum
6 26 (44.07%) RUP
6 26 (44.07%) Service Delivery
6 26 (44.07%) UML
6 26 (44.07%) Use Case
7 8 (13.56%) Automated Testing
8 6 (10.17%) TDD
9 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.78%) SDLC
9 4 (6.78%) Test Management
9 4 (6.78%) Test Strategy
9 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (93.22%) C#
2 48 (81.36%) SQL
2 48 (81.36%) T-SQL
3 29 (49.15%) JavaScript
4 26 (44.07%) C++
4 26 (44.07%) Java
4 26 (44.07%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
1 4 (6.78%) ISEB
1 4 (6.78%) ISEB Practitioner
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago