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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 202 214 213
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 53 42 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.71% 0.57% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.87% 3.23% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 48 39 12
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £38,000
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
1089 1301 962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.64% 17.72% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 944 955 778
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -5 39 £40,000 +14.28% 4
North Yorkshire - 10 £36,750 - 2
South Yorkshire - 4 £40,000 - 1
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 95 (98.96%) C#
2 94 (97.92%) NUnit
3 87 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (85.42%) .NET
5 81 (84.38%) MVC
6 68 (70.83%) TDD
6 68 (70.83%) ASP.NET
6 68 (70.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 57 (59.38%) SQL
8 51 (53.13%) SQL Server
9 48 (50.00%) .NET Framework
10 47 (48.96%) Inversion of Control
10 47 (48.96%) Castle Windsor
11 44 (45.83%) Entity Framework
11 44 (45.83%) CSS
11 44 (45.83%) HTML
12 40 (41.67%) JavaScript
13 39 (40.63%) Ajax
13 39 (40.63%) jQuery
14 38 (39.58%) Ninject
14 38 (39.58%) Moq
15 36 (37.50%) MVVM
16 34 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (35.42%) Scrum
17 33 (34.38%) Kanban
17 33 (34.38%) Spring.NET
17 33 (34.38%) Rhino Mocks
17 33 (34.38%) Dependency Injection
17 33 (34.38%) Web Application Development
17 33 (34.38%) Unity DI Container

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 26 (27.08%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 94 (97.92%) NUnit
2 38 (39.58%) Moq
3 33 (34.38%) Rhino Mocks
4 27 (28.13%) Visual Studio
5 26 (27.08%) Subversion
6 12 (12.50%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (1.04%) JIRA
7 1 (1.04%) Selenium
7 1 (1.04%) Firebug
General
1 22 (22.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 89 (92.71%) Developer
2 78 (81.25%) .NET Developer
3 19 (19.79%) Senior .NET Developer
3 19 (19.79%) Senior Developer
4 10 (10.42%) C# Developer
5 3 (3.13%) Junior Developer
5 3 (3.13%) Junior .NET Developer
5 3 (3.13%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (3.13%) Graduate
5 3 (3.13%) Junior
5 3 (3.13%) Software Engineer
5 3 (3.13%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 1 (1.04%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (1.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (1.04%) AWS Developer
6 1 (1.04%) Software Developer
6 1 (1.04%) Tester
6 1 (1.04%) Lead Developer
6 1 (1.04%) Analyst
6 1 (1.04%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (85.42%) .NET
2 68 (70.83%) ASP.NET
2 68 (70.83%) ASP.NET MVC
3 48 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 47 (48.96%) Castle Windsor
5 44 (45.83%) Entity Framework
5 44 (45.83%) CSS
5 44 (45.83%) HTML
6 39 (40.63%) Ajax
6 39 (40.63%) jQuery
7 38 (39.58%) Ninject
8 33 (34.38%) Unity DI Container
8 33 (34.38%) Spring.NET
9 28 (29.17%) WCF
10 26 (27.08%) NHibernate
11 23 (23.96%) WPF
11 23 (23.96%) WinForms
12 18 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 14 (14.58%) LINQ
13 14 (14.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 47 (48.96%) Inversion of Control
2 22 (22.92%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (20.83%) Social Network
4 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.04%) W3C
5 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.04%) Windows
2 12 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (84.38%) MVC
3 68 (70.83%) TDD
4 36 (37.50%) MVVM
5 34 (35.42%) Scrum
5 34 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (34.38%) Kanban
6 33 (34.38%) Dependency Injection
6 33 (34.38%) Web Application Development
7 16 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 12 (12.50%) OO
9 6 (6.25%) SOA
10 5 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.21%) UML
11 4 (4.17%) E-Commerce
12 3 (3.13%) Software Engineering
13 2 (2.08%) Test Scripting
14 1 (1.04%) Manual Testing
14 1 (1.04%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (98.96%) C#
2 57 (59.38%) SQL
3 40 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 12 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 12 (12.50%) C++
4 12 (12.50%) Delphi
4 12 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.04%) XAML
6 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) ISEB
2 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (27.08%) Oracle
2 22 (22.92%) Twitter
3 20 (20.83%) Facebook
4 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.04%) Capita
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