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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 170 190 176
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 37 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.77% 0.43% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.79% 2.98% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 35 16 4
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £44,500
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
772 704 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.15% 14.44% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 600 566 420
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 £29,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 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 29 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 +5 20 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Wakefield +13 12 £32,500 -13.33%
Keighley - 4 £32,500 -
MSTest
Yorkshire

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 78 (98.73%) C#
1 78 (98.73%) NUnit
2 64 (81.01%) .NET
3 59 (74.68%) ASP.NET
4 54 (68.35%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (67.09%) MVC
5 53 (67.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 51 (64.56%) TDD
7 47 (59.49%) SQL Server
8 44 (55.70%) WPF
8 44 (55.70%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (51.90%) Inversion of Control
9 41 (51.90%) Castle Windsor
9 41 (51.90%) SQL
10 40 (50.63%) Ninject
10 40 (50.63%) Moq
11 39 (49.37%) Scrum
12 38 (48.10%) WinForms
12 38 (48.10%) MVVM
13 32 (40.51%) Rhino Mocks
13 32 (40.51%) Dependency Injection
13 32 (40.51%) Unity DI Container
13 32 (40.51%) Kanban
13 32 (40.51%) Spring.NET
13 32 (40.51%) Windows
14 28 (35.44%) WCF
14 28 (35.44%) Web Application Development
15 27 (34.18%) OO
16 24 (30.38%) SDLC
17 23 (29.11%) Software Engineering

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 11 (13.92%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) Broadband
2 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (59.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 78 (98.73%) NUnit
2 40 (50.63%) Moq
3 32 (40.51%) Rhino Mocks
4 17 (21.52%) Subversion
5 8 (10.13%) Visual Studio
6 7 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (7.59%) Mercurial
7 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.53%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 22 (27.85%) Finance
2 12 (15.19%) Retail
3 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (69.62%) Developer
2 50 (63.29%) .NET Developer
3 23 (29.11%) Software Engineer
4 14 (17.72%) Senior .NET Developer
4 14 (17.72%) Senior Developer
5 12 (15.19%) C# Software Engineer
5 12 (15.19%) .NET Software Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) C# Developer
7 1 (1.27%) Systems Tester
7 1 (1.27%) Graduate
7 1 (1.27%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.27%) Tester
7 1 (1.27%) Junior
7 1 (1.27%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 1 (1.27%) Junior Developer
7 1 (1.27%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (1.27%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (81.01%) .NET
2 59 (74.68%) ASP.NET
3 53 (67.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 44 (55.70%) WPF
5 41 (51.90%) Castle Windsor
6 40 (50.63%) Ninject
7 38 (48.10%) WinForms
8 32 (40.51%) Spring.NET
8 32 (40.51%) Unity DI Container
9 28 (35.44%) WCF
10 21 (26.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 20 (25.32%) Silverlight
11 20 (25.32%) .NET Framework
12 19 (24.05%) Entity Framework
13 17 (21.52%) jQuery
13 17 (21.52%) HTML
13 17 (21.52%) CSS
14 15 (18.99%) LINQ
14 15 (18.99%) RESTful
15 12 (15.19%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 41 (51.90%) Inversion of Control
2 15 (18.99%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (18.99%) Social Network
3 12 (15.19%) Tandem
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.51%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (68.35%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (67.09%) MVC
3 51 (64.56%) TDD
4 44 (55.70%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (49.37%) Scrum
6 38 (48.10%) MVVM
7 32 (40.51%) Kanban
7 32 (40.51%) Dependency Injection
8 28 (35.44%) Web Application Development
9 27 (34.18%) OO
10 24 (30.38%) SDLC
11 23 (29.11%) Software Engineering
12 21 (26.58%) Unit Testing
13 14 (17.72%) UML
14 9 (11.39%) SOA
15 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (10.13%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (7.59%) Use Case
16 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
16 6 (7.59%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 78 (98.73%) C#
2 41 (51.90%) SQL
3 21 (26.58%) C++
3 21 (26.58%) Java
4 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.13%) T-SQL
6 6 (7.59%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.53%) Delphi
8 1 (1.27%) VB
8 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (26.58%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Twitter
2 15 (18.99%) Facebook
3 11 (13.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 32k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago