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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 174 189 176
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 35 24 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.75% 0.49% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.76% 3.66% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 8
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
735 655 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.77% 13.30% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 581 525 456
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 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +20 22 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Wakefield +19 9 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Keighley - 3 £32,500 -
MSTest
Yorkshire

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 74 (98.67%) C#
1 74 (98.67%) NUnit
2 64 (85.33%) .NET
3 59 (78.67%) ASP.NET
4 52 (69.33%) WPF
4 52 (69.33%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (64.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 48 (64.00%) MVC
6 47 (62.67%) SQL Server
7 45 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (54.67%) Scrum
8 41 (54.67%) WinForms
9 40 (53.33%) TDD
9 40 (53.33%) MVVM
10 36 (48.00%) Moq
10 36 (48.00%) Ninject
11 34 (45.33%) Software Engineering
11 34 (45.33%) OO
11 34 (45.33%) SQL
12 33 (44.00%) Inversion of Control
12 33 (44.00%) Castle Windsor
13 30 (40.00%) WCF
13 30 (40.00%) Silverlight
14 29 (38.67%) Kanban
14 29 (38.67%) Spring.NET
14 29 (38.67%) Rhino Mocks
14 29 (38.67%) Dependency Injection
14 29 (38.67%) Windows
14 29 (38.67%) Unity DI Container
15 25 (33.33%) Web Application Development

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 4 (5.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) Broadband
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (62.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 74 (98.67%) NUnit
2 36 (48.00%) Moq
3 29 (38.67%) Rhino Mocks
4 16 (21.33%) Subversion
5 13 (17.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (16.00%) Mercurial
6 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
6 12 (16.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (29.33%) Finance
2 14 (18.67%) Retail
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (53.33%) Developer
1 40 (53.33%) .NET Developer
2 34 (45.33%) Software Engineer
3 23 (30.67%) .NET Software Engineer
3 23 (30.67%) C# Software Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (1.33%) Junior .NET Developer
5 1 (1.33%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (1.33%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 1 (1.33%) Graduate
5 1 (1.33%) Tester
5 1 (1.33%) Junior
5 1 (1.33%) Junior Developer
5 1 (1.33%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (85.33%) .NET
2 59 (78.67%) ASP.NET
3 52 (69.33%) WPF
4 48 (64.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 41 (54.67%) WinForms
6 36 (48.00%) Ninject
7 33 (44.00%) Castle Windsor
8 30 (40.00%) WCF
8 30 (40.00%) Silverlight
9 29 (38.67%) Spring.NET
9 29 (38.67%) Unity DI Container
10 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 15 (20.00%) RESTful
11 15 (20.00%) LINQ
11 15 (20.00%) jQuery
11 15 (20.00%) HTML
11 15 (20.00%) CSS
12 14 (18.67%) Razor View Engine
13 12 (16.00%) .NET Framework
14 11 (14.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (44.00%) Inversion of Control
2 14 (18.67%) Tandem
3 10 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (13.33%) Social Network
4 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (69.33%) Continuous Integration
2 48 (64.00%) MVC
3 45 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (54.67%) Scrum
5 40 (53.33%) TDD
5 40 (53.33%) MVVM
6 34 (45.33%) Software Engineering
6 34 (45.33%) OO
7 29 (38.67%) Kanban
7 29 (38.67%) Dependency Injection
8 25 (33.33%) Web Application Development
9 24 (32.00%) SDLC
10 23 (30.67%) Unit Testing
11 18 (24.00%) UML
12 12 (16.00%) Automated Testing
13 11 (14.67%) Use Case
13 11 (14.67%) Service Delivery
13 11 (14.67%) RUP
13 11 (14.67%) DSDM
14 8 (10.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 74 (98.67%) C#
2 34 (45.33%) SQL
3 22 (29.33%) C++
3 22 (29.33%) Java
4 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.67%) PL/SQL
5 11 (14.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.33%) VB
6 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (30.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Facebook
1 10 (13.33%) Twitter
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
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