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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 184 168 164
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 23 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.46% 0.22% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.57% 1.36% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 17
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
644 588 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.97% 16.36% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 514 465 438
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 -30 18 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Wakefield - 4 £37,500 -
MSTest
Yorkshire

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 46 (97.87%) .NET
2 45 (95.74%) ASP.NET
3 40 (85.11%) C#
4 39 (82.98%) NUnit
5 38 (80.85%) MVC
6 37 (78.72%) SQL Server
6 37 (78.72%) TDD
6 37 (78.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (74.47%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (72.34%) Scrum
9 33 (70.21%) Kanban
10 32 (68.09%) Dependency Injection
10 32 (68.09%) Moq
10 32 (68.09%) Razor View Engine
10 32 (68.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 31 (65.96%) WCF
11 31 (65.96%) Inversion of Control
12 29 (61.70%) Windows
12 29 (61.70%) WinForms
12 29 (61.70%) Spring.NET
12 29 (61.70%) Rhino Mocks
12 29 (61.70%) Castle Windsor
12 29 (61.70%) Ninject
12 29 (61.70%) Web Application Development
12 29 (61.70%) Unity DI Container
13 27 (57.45%) MVVM
14 25 (53.19%) WPF
15 22 (46.81%) Tandem
16 20 (42.55%) Retail
17 16 (34.04%) SQL

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 2 (4.26%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (78.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 39 (82.98%) NUnit
2 32 (68.09%) Moq
3 29 (61.70%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.51%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.13%) Subversion
7 1 (2.13%) NSubstitute
General
1 20 (42.55%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (85.11%) Developer
2 38 (80.85%) .NET Developer
3 3 (6.38%) Web Development Manager
3 3 (6.38%) Web Manager
3 3 (6.38%) Development Manager
3 3 (6.38%) Lead Developer
4 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
4 2 (4.26%) Architect
4 2 (4.26%) Tester
4 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
4 2 (4.26%) Lead Web Developer
4 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (2.13%) QA Tester
5 1 (2.13%) Applications Architect
5 1 (2.13%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (2.13%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (2.13%) Head of Development
5 1 (2.13%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (2.13%) Software Architect
5 1 (2.13%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (97.87%) .NET
2 45 (95.74%) ASP.NET
3 37 (78.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (68.09%) Razor View Engine
4 32 (68.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 31 (65.96%) WCF
6 29 (61.70%) Spring.NET
6 29 (61.70%) Castle Windsor
6 29 (61.70%) Ninject
6 29 (61.70%) WinForms
6 29 (61.70%) Unity DI Container
7 25 (53.19%) WPF
8 11 (23.40%) jQuery
8 11 (23.40%) HTML
9 9 (19.15%) CSS
10 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
10 8 (17.02%) HTML5
10 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (12.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (8.51%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 31 (65.96%) Inversion of Control
2 22 (46.81%) Tandem
3 1 (2.13%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 29 (61.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (80.85%) MVC
2 37 (78.72%) TDD
3 35 (74.47%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (72.34%) Scrum
5 33 (70.21%) Kanban
6 32 (68.09%) Dependency Injection
7 29 (61.70%) Web Application Development
8 27 (57.45%) MVVM
9 8 (17.02%) OO
10 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (6.38%) UML
11 3 (6.38%) Software Architecture
12 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (4.26%) OOP
12 2 (4.26%) Release Management
12 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
12 2 (4.26%) OWASP
12 2 (4.26%) Manual Testing
13 1 (2.13%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (85.11%) C#
2 16 (34.04%) SQL
3 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.89%) VB
4 7 (14.89%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.13%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) ISEB
1 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
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