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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 225 223 220
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 28 41 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.45% 0.58% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.15% 3.49% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27 40 42
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £33,500 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
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
1304 1176 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.96% 16.51% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1053 879
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 13 February 2016. 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 +8 27 £50,000 +17.64% 4
North Yorkshire +12 1 - -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 57 (93.44%) C#
2 55 (90.16%) .NET
2 55 (90.16%) ASP.NET
3 54 (88.52%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (85.25%) NUnit
5 51 (83.61%) WCF
6 50 (81.97%) SQL
7 47 (77.05%) T-SQL
8 44 (72.13%) XSLT
8 44 (72.13%) DSDM
9 32 (52.46%) WPF
9 32 (52.46%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (49.18%) JavaScript
10 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
11 29 (47.54%) OO
11 29 (47.54%) Software Engineering
11 29 (47.54%) MVC
11 29 (47.54%) Finance
11 29 (47.54%) Silverlight
11 29 (47.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (45.90%) MVVM
12 28 (45.90%) Scrum
13 27 (44.26%) CSS
13 27 (44.26%) HTML
14 26 (42.62%) Team Foundation Server
14 26 (42.62%) LINQ
15 25 (40.98%) Use Case
15 25 (40.98%) jQuery
15 25 (40.98%) RESTful
15 25 (40.98%) UML

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
2 22 (36.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.56%) MySQL
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (85.25%) NUnit
2 26 (42.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (40.98%) Visual Studio
4 22 (36.07%) Selenium
5 19 (31.15%) MSBuild
5 19 (31.15%) Octopus Deploy
5 19 (31.15%) ReSharper
5 19 (31.15%) SoapUI
5 19 (31.15%) SpecFlow
6 6 (9.84%) Moq
7 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
7 4 (6.56%) Mercurial
7 4 (6.56%) Subversion
8 3 (4.92%) JIRA
8 3 (4.92%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (3.28%) Firebug
10 1 (1.64%) WiX
General
1 29 (47.54%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (47.54%) .NET Software Engineer
1 29 (47.54%) C# Software Engineer
1 29 (47.54%) Software Engineer
2 26 (42.62%) Developer
3 21 (34.43%) C# Developer
4 19 (31.15%) C# Software Developer
4 19 (31.15%) Software Developer
5 18 (29.51%) SQL Developer
5 18 (29.51%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Agile Test Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Test Analyst
10 1 (1.64%) Senior C# Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (90.16%) .NET
1 55 (90.16%) ASP.NET
2 51 (83.61%) WCF
3 44 (72.13%) XSLT
4 32 (52.46%) WPF
5 29 (47.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (47.54%) Silverlight
6 27 (44.26%) CSS
6 27 (44.26%) HTML
7 26 (42.62%) LINQ
8 25 (40.98%) jQuery
8 25 (40.98%) RESTful
8 25 (40.98%) SOAP
8 25 (40.98%) Web Services
8 25 (40.98%) WF
8 25 (40.98%) XML
9 23 (37.70%) .NET Framework
10 10 (16.39%) WinForms
11 6 (9.84%) Unity DI Container
12 4 (6.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (4.92%) Tandem
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (88.52%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (72.13%) DSDM
3 32 (52.46%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (47.54%) MVC
4 29 (47.54%) OO
4 29 (47.54%) Software Engineering
5 28 (45.90%) MVVM
5 28 (45.90%) Scrum
6 25 (40.98%) RUP
6 25 (40.98%) Service Delivery
6 25 (40.98%) UML
6 25 (40.98%) Use Case
7 8 (13.11%) Automated Testing
8 7 (11.48%) TDD
9 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.56%) SDLC
9 4 (6.56%) Test Management
9 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
9 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (93.44%) C#
2 50 (81.97%) SQL
3 47 (77.05%) T-SQL
4 30 (49.18%) JavaScript
5 25 (40.98%) C++
5 25 (40.98%) Java
5 25 (40.98%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) ISEB
2 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (3.28%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago