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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 182 159 164
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 26 42 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.56% 0.97% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.68% 5.61% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 26 37 24
Average salary £41,250 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.32% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
706 748 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.10% 17.24% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 625 570 673
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 £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -6 23 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Wakefield - 3 £32,500 -
MSTest
Yorkshire

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 55 (96.49%) NUnit
2 50 (87.72%) C#
3 49 (85.96%) .NET
3 49 (85.96%) ASP.NET
3 49 (85.96%) MVC
3 49 (85.96%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (85.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 47 (82.46%) TDD
5 38 (66.67%) SQL Server
6 35 (61.40%) Inversion of Control
7 31 (54.39%) SQL
8 30 (52.63%) Castle Windsor
9 29 (50.88%) Moq
9 29 (50.88%) Dependency Injection
9 29 (50.88%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (43.86%) NHibernate
10 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
10 25 (43.86%) Oracle
11 24 (42.11%) .NET Framework
11 24 (42.11%) Kanban
11 24 (42.11%) Scrum
11 24 (42.11%) Spring.NET
11 24 (42.11%) Ninject
11 24 (42.11%) Rhino Mocks
11 24 (42.11%) Web Application Development
11 24 (42.11%) Unity DI Container
12 20 (35.09%) MVVM
12 20 (35.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 20 (35.09%) Subversion
12 20 (35.09%) Ajax

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 20 (35.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (24.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (24.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 55 (96.49%) NUnit
2 29 (50.88%) Moq
3 24 (42.11%) Rhino Mocks
4 20 (35.09%) Subversion
5 14 (24.56%) Visual Studio
6 12 (21.05%) TortoiseSVN
7 2 (3.51%) NSubstitute
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (84.21%) Developer
2 41 (71.93%) .NET Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Senior Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Software Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Tester
6 2 (3.51%) QA Tester
7 1 (1.75%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (85.96%) .NET
1 49 (85.96%) ASP.NET
1 49 (85.96%) ASP.NET MVC
2 30 (52.63%) Castle Windsor
3 25 (43.86%) NHibernate
4 24 (42.11%) .NET Framework
4 24 (42.11%) Spring.NET
4 24 (42.11%) Ninject
4 24 (42.11%) Unity DI Container
5 20 (35.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 20 (35.09%) Ajax
5 20 (35.09%) jQuery
5 20 (35.09%) CSS
5 20 (35.09%) HTML
6 19 (33.33%) Web Services
7 16 (28.07%) WCF
8 15 (26.32%) WPF
8 15 (26.32%) WinForms
9 14 (24.56%) XHTML
10 12 (21.05%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (61.40%) Inversion of Control
2 14 (24.56%) Social Network
2 14 (24.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (85.96%) MVC
1 49 (85.96%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (82.46%) TDD
3 29 (50.88%) Dependency Injection
3 29 (50.88%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (42.11%) Kanban
4 24 (42.11%) Scrum
4 24 (42.11%) Web Application Development
5 20 (35.09%) MVVM
6 11 (19.30%) OO
7 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.77%) OWASP
8 5 (8.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (8.77%) Software Architecture
8 5 (8.77%) UML
8 5 (8.77%) OOP
8 5 (8.77%) Release Management
9 4 (7.02%) Asset Management
10 2 (3.51%) Software Testing
10 2 (3.51%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 50 (87.72%) C#
2 31 (54.39%) SQL
3 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
4 14 (24.56%) Delphi
4 14 (24.56%) T-SQL
5 6 (10.53%) Java
5 6 (10.53%) C++
6 5 (8.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) ISEB
2 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Oracle
2 16 (28.07%) Twitter
3 14 (24.56%) Facebook
4 1 (1.75%) Capita
4 1 (1.75%) Avaya
4 1 (1.75%) Genesys
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