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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 217 199 205
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 36 46 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.52% 0.70% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.16% 4.02% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35 41 25
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1140 1143 1055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.47% 17.39% 17.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 857 904
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -23 26 £41,250 +21.32% 1
North Yorkshire +22 9 £33,500 +34.00%
South Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 73 (96.05%) NUnit
2 69 (90.79%) C#
3 68 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (88.16%) MVC
4 67 (88.16%) .NET
5 54 (71.05%) ASP.NET
5 54 (71.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 53 (69.74%) TDD
7 45 (59.21%) SQL
8 41 (53.95%) .NET Framework
9 39 (51.32%) Inversion of Control
9 39 (51.32%) JavaScript
9 39 (51.32%) SQL Server
10 36 (47.37%) MVVM
11 35 (46.05%) HTML
11 35 (46.05%) CSS
12 34 (44.74%) Castle Windsor
13 33 (43.42%) Moq
13 33 (43.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 33 (43.42%) Dependency Injection
13 33 (43.42%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (43.42%) jQuery
13 33 (43.42%) Ajax
14 28 (36.84%) Scrum
14 28 (36.84%) Kanban
14 28 (36.84%) Spring.NET
14 28 (36.84%) Ninject
14 28 (36.84%) Rhino Mocks
14 28 (36.84%) Web Application Development
14 28 (36.84%) Unity DI Container

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 20 (26.32%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (51.32%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 73 (96.05%) NUnit
2 33 (43.42%) Moq
3 28 (36.84%) Rhino Mocks
4 27 (35.53%) Visual Studio
5 21 (27.63%) Subversion
6 12 (15.79%) TortoiseSVN
7 2 (2.63%) NSubstitute
8 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.32%) Selenium
8 1 (1.32%) JIRA
8 1 (1.32%) Firebug
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (86.84%) Developer
2 59 (77.63%) .NET Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Senior Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Senior .NET Developer
4 6 (7.89%) C# Developer
5 4 (5.26%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 4 (5.26%) Graduate
5 4 (5.26%) Junior Developer
5 4 (5.26%) Architect
5 4 (5.26%) Junior
5 4 (5.26%) Software Architect
5 4 (5.26%) Junior .NET Developer
5 4 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (2.63%) Tester
6 2 (2.63%) QA Tester
7 1 (1.32%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (1.32%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.32%) Analyst
7 1 (1.32%) Test Analyst
7 1 (1.32%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (88.16%) .NET
2 54 (71.05%) ASP.NET
2 54 (71.05%) ASP.NET MVC
3 41 (53.95%) .NET Framework
4 35 (46.05%) HTML
4 35 (46.05%) CSS
5 34 (44.74%) Castle Windsor
6 33 (43.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 33 (43.42%) jQuery
6 33 (43.42%) Ajax
7 28 (36.84%) Spring.NET
7 28 (36.84%) Ninject
7 28 (36.84%) Unity DI Container
8 25 (32.89%) NHibernate
9 20 (26.32%) WCF
10 19 (25.00%) WPF
10 19 (25.00%) Web Services
10 19 (25.00%) WinForms
11 14 (18.42%) XHTML
12 13 (17.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (51.32%) Inversion of Control
2 18 (23.68%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (18.42%) Social Network
4 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.32%) Tandem
5 1 (1.32%) W3C
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.63%) Windows
2 12 (15.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (88.16%) MVC
3 53 (69.74%) TDD
4 36 (47.37%) MVVM
5 33 (43.42%) Dependency Injection
5 33 (43.42%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (36.84%) Scrum
6 28 (36.84%) Kanban
6 28 (36.84%) Web Application Development
7 11 (14.47%) OO
8 7 (9.21%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.58%) UML
9 5 (6.58%) OOP
9 5 (6.58%) Release Management
9 5 (6.58%) OWASP
9 5 (6.58%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.58%) Software Architecture
10 4 (5.26%) Asset Management
11 3 (3.95%) Software Testing
11 3 (3.95%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 69 (90.79%) C#
2 45 (59.21%) SQL
3 39 (51.32%) JavaScript
4 15 (19.74%) T-SQL
5 14 (18.42%) Delphi
6 6 (7.89%) C++
6 6 (7.89%) Java
7 5 (6.58%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.95%) ISEB
3 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Oracle
2 16 (21.05%) Twitter
3 14 (18.42%) Facebook
4 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.32%) Capita
5 1 (1.32%) Avaya
5 1 (1.32%) Genesys
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