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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 197 233 205
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -28
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 52 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.76% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.27% 2.01% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 49 19 12
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
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
1217 1147 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.89% 16.01% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 921 675
Average salary £39,000 £39,600 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +13.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 30 June 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 June 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 +18 37 £37,500 -6.25% 3
North Yorkshire - 11 £27,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 104 (99.05%) C#
1 104 (99.05%) NUnit
2 89 (84.76%) .NET
3 84 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (74.29%) MVC
5 77 (73.33%) ASP.NET
6 75 (71.43%) TDD
7 73 (69.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 60 (57.14%) Inversion of Control
8 60 (57.14%) Castle Windsor
9 57 (54.29%) Ninject
9 57 (54.29%) Moq
9 57 (54.29%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (54.29%) SQL Server
10 56 (53.33%) Scrum
11 50 (47.62%) Kanban
12 49 (46.67%) MVVM
12 49 (46.67%) Rhino Mocks
12 49 (46.67%) Dependency Injection
12 49 (46.67%) Spring.NET
12 49 (46.67%) Unity DI Container
13 48 (45.71%) SQL
14 46 (43.81%) WPF
15 45 (42.86%) WCF
15 45 (42.86%) Web Application Development
16 42 (40.00%) Windows
16 42 (40.00%) WinForms
17 39 (37.14%) .NET Framework
18 31 (29.52%) Finance
19 28 (26.67%) HTML

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 14 (13.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) Broadband
2 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 104 (99.05%) NUnit
2 57 (54.29%) Moq
3 49 (46.67%) Rhino Mocks
4 16 (15.24%) Subversion
5 11 (10.48%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.86%) TortoiseSVN
6 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.90%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (29.52%) Finance
2 9 (8.57%) Retail
3 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (82.86%) Developer
2 80 (76.19%) .NET Developer
3 17 (16.19%) Software Engineer
4 16 (15.24%) Senior Developer
4 16 (15.24%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Junior .NET Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Graduate Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Junior Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Junior
5 10 (9.52%) Graduate
6 7 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.71%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (0.95%) Lead C# Developer
8 1 (0.95%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (0.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (0.95%) Systems Tester
8 1 (0.95%) Lead Developer
8 1 (0.95%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (84.76%) .NET
2 77 (73.33%) ASP.NET
3 73 (69.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 60 (57.14%) Castle Windsor
5 57 (54.29%) Ninject
6 49 (46.67%) Unity DI Container
6 49 (46.67%) Spring.NET
7 46 (43.81%) WPF
8 45 (42.86%) WCF
9 42 (40.00%) WinForms
10 39 (37.14%) .NET Framework
11 28 (26.67%) HTML
11 28 (26.67%) CSS
12 27 (25.71%) Entity Framework
13 24 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 23 (21.90%) jQuery
15 19 (18.10%) Ajax
16 16 (15.24%) Silverlight
17 15 (14.29%) LINQ
17 15 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 60 (57.14%) Inversion of Control
2 26 (24.76%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (16.19%) Social Network
4 10 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 9 (8.57%) Tandem
6 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 42 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (2.86%) UNIX
3 1 (0.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (74.29%) MVC
3 75 (71.43%) TDD
4 57 (54.29%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (53.33%) Scrum
6 50 (47.62%) Kanban
7 49 (46.67%) Dependency Injection
7 49 (46.67%) MVVM
8 45 (42.86%) Web Application Development
9 22 (20.95%) Unit Testing
9 22 (20.95%) SDLC
9 22 (20.95%) OO
10 17 (16.19%) Software Engineering
11 12 (11.43%) UML
12 11 (10.48%) SOA
13 8 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (3.81%) Use Case
14 4 (3.81%) Service Delivery
14 4 (3.81%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 104 (99.05%) C#
2 48 (45.71%) SQL
3 24 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 20 (19.05%) C++
4 20 (19.05%) Java
5 7 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.81%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.86%) Delphi
8 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.90%) XAML
9 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (17.14%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (18.10%) Twitter
2 17 (16.19%) Facebook
3 14 (13.33%) Oracle
4 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
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