The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 224 205 187
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -18
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 26 8 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.37% 0.15% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.42% 0.93% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 31
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1076 860 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.25% 16.27% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 867 657 665
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
MSTest
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -13 21 £40,000 +6.66% 3
North Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 57 (95.00%) ASP.NET
3 52 (86.67%) C#
4 49 (81.67%) MVC
5 48 (80.00%) NUnit
6 46 (76.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 45 (75.00%) TDD
7 45 (75.00%) SQL Server
8 44 (73.33%) Scrum
9 43 (71.67%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (68.33%) Kanban
10 41 (68.33%) Razor View Engine
10 41 (68.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 38 (63.33%) Windows
12 37 (61.67%) WinForms
12 37 (61.67%) Moq
13 36 (60.00%) WCF
14 33 (55.00%) Dependency Injection
15 32 (53.33%) Inversion of Control
15 32 (53.33%) Spring.NET
15 32 (53.33%) Rhino Mocks
15 32 (53.33%) Castle Windsor
15 32 (53.33%) Ninject
15 32 (53.33%) Unity DI Container
15 32 (53.33%) Web Application Development
16 28 (46.67%) MVVM
16 28 (46.67%) WPF
17 24 (40.00%) Tandem
18 22 (36.67%) Retail
18 22 (36.67%) SQL

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 48 (80.00%) NUnit
2 37 (61.67%) Moq
3 32 (53.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.67%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (36.67%) Retail
2 3 (5.00%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (78.33%) Developer
2 45 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (8.33%) Applications Architect
3 5 (8.33%) Architect
3 5 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Head of Development
5 3 (5.00%) Web Development Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Web Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Lead Web Developer
6 2 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (1.67%) Junior Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (1.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 57 (95.00%) ASP.NET
3 46 (76.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 41 (68.33%) Razor View Engine
4 41 (68.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 37 (61.67%) WinForms
6 36 (60.00%) WCF
7 32 (53.33%) Castle Windsor
7 32 (53.33%) Ninject
7 32 (53.33%) Unity DI Container
7 32 (53.33%) Spring.NET
8 28 (46.67%) WPF
9 15 (25.00%) jQuery
9 15 (25.00%) HTML
9 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 13 (21.67%) CSS
10 13 (21.67%) HTML5
11 12 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 10 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 9 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (53.33%) Inversion of Control
2 24 (40.00%) Tandem
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 38 (63.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (81.67%) MVC
2 45 (75.00%) TDD
3 44 (73.33%) Scrum
4 43 (71.67%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (68.33%) Kanban
6 33 (55.00%) Dependency Injection
7 32 (53.33%) Web Application Development
8 28 (46.67%) MVVM
9 11 (18.33%) OO
10 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (10.00%) BDD
12 5 (8.33%) Software Architecture
12 5 (8.33%) UML
12 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
13 3 (5.00%) SEO
14 2 (3.33%) RUP
14 2 (3.33%) DSDM
14 2 (3.33%) SOA
14 2 (3.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (86.67%) C#
2 22 (36.67%) SQL
3 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (20.00%) VB
4 12 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) MCP
2 1 (1.67%) MCAD
2 1 (1.67%) MCSD
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle
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