The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 191 171 159
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -12
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 21 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.43% 0.11% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.99% 0.71% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 19
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
702 567 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.38% 16.07% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 563 428 424
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
MSTest
Yorkshire

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 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 29 July 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 -25 17 £40,000 +3.22% 3
Wakefield - 4 £37,500 -
MSTest
Yorkshire

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (96.23%) ASP.NET
3 46 (86.79%) NUnit
4 45 (84.91%) C#
5 42 (79.25%) MVC
6 40 (75.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (73.58%) SQL Server
8 38 (71.70%) TDD
9 37 (69.81%) Scrum
10 36 (67.92%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (67.92%) Moq
11 35 (66.04%) Razor View Engine
11 35 (66.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 35 (66.04%) Kanban
12 34 (64.15%) WCF
13 32 (60.38%) Dependency Injection
14 31 (58.49%) Inversion of Control
14 31 (58.49%) Spring.NET
14 31 (58.49%) Rhino Mocks
14 31 (58.49%) Unity DI Container
14 31 (58.49%) Castle Windsor
14 31 (58.49%) Ninject
14 31 (58.49%) Web Application Development
14 31 (58.49%) WinForms
14 31 (58.49%) Windows
15 27 (50.94%) WPF
15 27 (50.94%) MVVM
16 24 (45.28%) Tandem
17 22 (41.51%) Retail
18 21 (39.62%) SQL

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (73.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 46 (86.79%) NUnit
2 36 (67.92%) Moq
3 31 (58.49%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (7.55%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (41.51%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (84.91%) Developer
2 43 (81.13%) .NET Developer
3 5 (9.43%) Applications Architect
3 5 (9.43%) Architect
4 3 (5.66%) Development Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Web Development Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Web Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Lead Web Developer
5 2 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (3.77%) C# Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Lead Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Tester
6 1 (1.89%) Software Tester
6 1 (1.89%) Senior Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (1.89%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (96.23%) ASP.NET
3 40 (75.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 35 (66.04%) Razor View Engine
4 35 (66.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 34 (64.15%) WCF
6 31 (58.49%) Castle Windsor
6 31 (58.49%) Ninject
6 31 (58.49%) WinForms
6 31 (58.49%) Unity DI Container
6 31 (58.49%) Spring.NET
7 27 (50.94%) WPF
8 10 (18.87%) jQuery
8 10 (18.87%) HTML
8 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (15.09%) CSS
9 8 (15.09%) HTML5
10 6 (11.32%) .NET Framework
11 5 (9.43%) NHibernate
11 5 (9.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (58.49%) Inversion of Control
2 24 (45.28%) Tandem
3 1 (1.89%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 31 (58.49%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (79.25%) MVC
2 38 (71.70%) TDD
3 37 (69.81%) Scrum
4 36 (67.92%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (66.04%) Kanban
6 32 (60.38%) Dependency Injection
7 31 (58.49%) Web Application Development
8 27 (50.94%) MVVM
9 10 (18.87%) OO
10 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
11 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (9.43%) BDD
11 5 (9.43%) Software Architecture
11 5 (9.43%) UML
12 1 (1.89%) Low Latency
12 1 (1.89%) Automated Testing
12 1 (1.89%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.89%) RUP
12 1 (1.89%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 45 (84.91%) C#
2 21 (39.62%) SQL
3 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.21%) VB
4 7 (13.21%) VB.NET
5 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
5 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle
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