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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 168 196 170
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -26
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 38 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.83% 0.48% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.01% 3.02% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35 20 7
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
758 796 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.46% 15.88% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 600 658 432
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +19 24 £40,000 - 2
Wakefield +3 9 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Keighley - 4 £32,500 -
MSTest
Yorkshire

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 77 (98.72%) C#
1 77 (98.72%) NUnit
2 62 (79.49%) .NET
3 57 (73.08%) ASP.NET
4 56 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (67.95%) TDD
6 52 (66.67%) MVC
6 52 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (56.41%) SQL Server
7 44 (56.41%) SQL
8 42 (53.85%) Inversion of Control
8 42 (53.85%) Castle Windsor
9 39 (50.00%) Ninject
9 39 (50.00%) Moq
9 39 (50.00%) WPF
9 39 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (47.44%) Scrum
11 36 (46.15%) MVVM
12 34 (43.59%) WinForms
13 31 (39.74%) Windows
13 31 (39.74%) Rhino Mocks
13 31 (39.74%) Dependency Injection
13 31 (39.74%) Kanban
13 31 (39.74%) Spring.NET
13 31 (39.74%) Unity DI Container
14 27 (34.62%) Web Application Development
15 26 (33.33%) WCF
16 24 (30.77%) OO
17 23 (29.49%) Finance
17 23 (29.49%) .NET Framework

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 14 (17.95%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Broadband
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (56.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 77 (98.72%) NUnit
2 39 (50.00%) Moq
3 31 (39.74%) Rhino Mocks
4 17 (21.79%) Subversion
5 6 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.85%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.85%) TortoiseSVN
7 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (29.49%) Finance
2 9 (11.54%) Retail
3 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (74.36%) Developer
2 52 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 19 (24.36%) Software Engineer
4 16 (20.51%) Senior .NET Developer
4 16 (20.51%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.26%) C# Software Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) .NET Software Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) C# Developer
7 1 (1.28%) Systems Tester
7 1 (1.28%) Graduate
7 1 (1.28%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.28%) Tester
7 1 (1.28%) Junior
7 1 (1.28%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 1 (1.28%) Junior Developer
7 1 (1.28%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (1.28%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (79.49%) .NET
2 57 (73.08%) ASP.NET
3 52 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 42 (53.85%) Castle Windsor
5 39 (50.00%) Ninject
5 39 (50.00%) WPF
6 34 (43.59%) WinForms
7 31 (39.74%) Spring.NET
7 31 (39.74%) Unity DI Container
8 26 (33.33%) WCF
9 23 (29.49%) .NET Framework
10 22 (28.21%) Entity Framework
11 20 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 19 (24.36%) jQuery
12 19 (24.36%) HTML
12 19 (24.36%) CSS
13 16 (20.51%) RESTful
13 16 (20.51%) Silverlight
13 16 (20.51%) LINQ
14 14 (17.95%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 42 (53.85%) Inversion of Control
2 17 (21.79%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (21.79%) Social Network
3 9 (11.54%) Tandem
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (39.74%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (67.95%) TDD
3 52 (66.67%) MVC
4 39 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (47.44%) Scrum
6 36 (46.15%) MVVM
7 31 (39.74%) Kanban
7 31 (39.74%) Dependency Injection
8 27 (34.62%) Web Application Development
9 24 (30.77%) OO
10 23 (29.49%) SDLC
11 19 (24.36%) Software Engineering
11 19 (24.36%) Unit Testing
12 13 (16.67%) UML
13 9 (11.54%) SOA
14 8 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (6.41%) Use Case
15 5 (6.41%) Service Delivery
15 5 (6.41%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 77 (98.72%) C#
2 44 (56.41%) SQL
3 21 (26.92%) C++
3 21 (26.92%) Java
4 19 (24.36%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.26%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.41%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.85%) Delphi
8 1 (1.28%) VB
8 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Twitter
2 17 (21.79%) Facebook
3 14 (17.95%) Oracle
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago