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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 229 211 189
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -22
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 27 9 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.37% 0.17% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.51% 0.99% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 30
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
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
1076 908 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.67% 16.80% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 864 705 673
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -21 22 £40,000 +33.33% 4
North Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 - 1
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 51 (98.08%) .NET
2 50 (96.15%) ASP.NET
3 45 (86.54%) C#
4 43 (82.69%) MVC
5 42 (80.77%) SQL Server
5 42 (80.77%) TDD
5 42 (80.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 40 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (75.00%) NUnit
7 39 (75.00%) Scrum
8 38 (73.08%) Kanban
9 37 (71.15%) Razor View Engine
9 37 (71.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 34 (65.38%) WinForms
10 34 (65.38%) Windows
11 32 (61.54%) Moq
11 32 (61.54%) Dependency Injection
12 31 (59.62%) Inversion of Control
12 31 (59.62%) WCF
13 29 (55.77%) Spring.NET
13 29 (55.77%) Web Application Development
13 29 (55.77%) Rhino Mocks
13 29 (55.77%) Castle Windsor
13 29 (55.77%) Ninject
13 29 (55.77%) Unity DI Container
14 27 (51.92%) MVVM
15 25 (48.08%) WPF
16 22 (42.31%) Tandem
17 20 (38.46%) Retail
17 20 (38.46%) JavaScript

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (80.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 39 (75.00%) NUnit
2 32 (61.54%) Moq
3 29 (55.77%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (7.69%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.92%) NSubstitute
7 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 20 (38.46%) Retail
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (76.92%) Developer
2 38 (73.08%) .NET Developer
3 5 (9.62%) Development Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Head of Development
5 3 (5.77%) Web Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Web Development Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Tester
6 2 (3.85%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Lead Web Developer
6 2 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (1.92%) .NET Development Manager
7 1 (1.92%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (1.92%) QA Tester
7 1 (1.92%) Applications Architect
7 1 (1.92%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (98.08%) .NET
2 50 (96.15%) ASP.NET
3 42 (80.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 37 (71.15%) Razor View Engine
4 37 (71.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 34 (65.38%) WinForms
6 31 (59.62%) WCF
7 29 (55.77%) Spring.NET
7 29 (55.77%) Castle Windsor
7 29 (55.77%) Ninject
7 29 (55.77%) Unity DI Container
8 25 (48.08%) WPF
9 16 (30.77%) HTML
9 16 (30.77%) jQuery
10 14 (26.92%) CSS
11 13 (25.00%) .NET Framework
11 13 (25.00%) HTML5
11 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (21.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 9 (17.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 31 (59.62%) Inversion of Control
2 22 (42.31%) Tandem
3 1 (1.92%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 34 (65.38%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (82.69%) MVC
2 42 (80.77%) TDD
3 40 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (75.00%) Scrum
5 38 (73.08%) Kanban
6 32 (61.54%) Dependency Injection
7 29 (55.77%) Web Application Development
8 27 (51.92%) MVVM
9 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (15.38%) OO
10 3 (5.77%) Software Architecture
10 3 (5.77%) SEO
10 3 (5.77%) UML
11 2 (3.85%) OOP
11 2 (3.85%) Release Management
11 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (3.85%) Online Marketing
11 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (3.85%) Test Scripting
11 2 (3.85%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (86.54%) C#
2 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 16 (30.77%) SQL
4 12 (23.08%) VB
4 12 (23.08%) VB.NET
5 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
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