The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 201 229 219
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -10
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 61 34 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.85% 0.45% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.66% 2.57% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 55 34 12
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MSTest
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1078 1323 944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.03% 17.63% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 915 982 759
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the Yorkshire region.

MSTest Salary Trend in Yorkshire

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

MSTest
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
West Yorkshire +22 42 £40,000 +14.28% 2
North Yorkshire - 12 £36,750 - 1
South Yorkshire - 7 £35,000 - 1
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 98 (100.00%) C#
2 97 (98.98%) NUnit
3 85 (86.73%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (85.71%) .NET
5 83 (84.69%) MVC
6 72 (73.47%) TDD
6 72 (73.47%) ASP.NET
6 72 (73.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 54 (55.10%) SQL
8 53 (54.08%) SQL Server
8 53 (54.08%) Inversion of Control
8 53 (54.08%) Castle Windsor
9 46 (46.94%) .NET Framework
10 45 (45.92%) Ninject
10 45 (45.92%) Moq
11 40 (40.82%) Entity Framework
11 40 (40.82%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (40.82%) Scrum
12 39 (39.80%) CSS
12 39 (39.80%) HTML
12 39 (39.80%) Kanban
12 39 (39.80%) Spring.NET
12 39 (39.80%) Rhino Mocks
12 39 (39.80%) Dependency Injection
12 39 (39.80%) Web Application Development
12 39 (39.80%) Unity DI Container
13 38 (38.78%) MVVM
14 35 (35.71%) JavaScript
15 34 (34.69%) Ajax
15 34 (34.69%) jQuery

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 23 (23.47%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (54.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 97 (98.98%) NUnit
2 45 (45.92%) Moq
3 39 (39.80%) Rhino Mocks
4 23 (23.47%) Subversion
5 22 (22.45%) Visual Studio
6 9 (9.18%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (1.02%) JIRA
7 1 (1.02%) Selenium
7 1 (1.02%) Firebug
General
1 26 (26.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 89 (90.82%) Developer
2 81 (82.65%) .NET Developer
3 19 (19.39%) Senior Developer
3 19 (19.39%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 7 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 5 (5.10%) Junior Developer
5 5 (5.10%) Junior
5 5 (5.10%) Graduate
5 5 (5.10%) Junior .NET Developer
5 5 (5.10%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (5.10%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 1 (1.02%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (1.02%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (1.02%) AWS Developer
6 1 (1.02%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (1.02%) Software Developer
6 1 (1.02%) Lead Developer
6 1 (1.02%) Analyst
6 1 (1.02%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (85.71%) .NET
2 72 (73.47%) ASP.NET
2 72 (73.47%) ASP.NET MVC
3 53 (54.08%) Castle Windsor
4 46 (46.94%) .NET Framework
5 45 (45.92%) Ninject
6 40 (40.82%) Entity Framework
7 39 (39.80%) Unity DI Container
7 39 (39.80%) Spring.NET
7 39 (39.80%) HTML
7 39 (39.80%) CSS
8 34 (34.69%) Ajax
8 34 (34.69%) jQuery
9 32 (32.65%) WCF
10 27 (27.55%) WPF
10 27 (27.55%) WinForms
11 23 (23.47%) NHibernate
12 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 14 (14.29%) LINQ
13 14 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 53 (54.08%) Inversion of Control
2 26 (26.53%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (22.45%) Social Network
4 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) W3C
5 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.57%) Windows
2 9 (9.18%) UNIX
3 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (86.73%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (84.69%) MVC
3 72 (73.47%) TDD
4 40 (40.82%) Scrum
4 40 (40.82%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (39.80%) Kanban
5 39 (39.80%) Dependency Injection
5 39 (39.80%) Web Application Development
6 38 (38.78%) MVVM
7 17 (17.35%) Unit Testing
8 13 (13.27%) OO
9 7 (7.14%) SOA
9 7 (7.14%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.12%) UML
11 4 (4.08%) E-Commerce
12 1 (1.02%) Performance Testing
12 1 (1.02%) Security Testing
12 1 (1.02%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 98 (100.00%) C#
2 54 (55.10%) SQL
3 35 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.27%) Java
4 13 (13.27%) C++
5 9 (9.18%) Delphi
5 9 (9.18%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.04%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.02%) XAML
7 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (13.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.02%) ISEB
2 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (24.49%) Twitter
2 23 (23.47%) Oracle
3 22 (22.45%) Facebook
4 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
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