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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 216 204 204
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 44 39 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.62% 0.63% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.60% 3.64% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 42 37 27
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
1221 1070 1076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.29% 17.26% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1069 824 938
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -3 32 £37,500 +25.00%
North Yorkshire +13 9 £33,500 +34.00% 1
East Yorkshire - 3 £25,000 -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 66 (90.41%) C#
2 65 (89.04%) .NET
2 65 (89.04%) MVC
2 65 (89.04%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (86.30%) NUnit
4 56 (76.71%) ASP.NET
4 56 (76.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 55 (75.34%) TDD
6 44 (60.27%) SQL Server
7 42 (57.53%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (52.05%) .NET Framework
8 38 (52.05%) Inversion of Control
9 37 (50.68%) JavaScript
9 37 (50.68%) Scrum
9 37 (50.68%) Kanban
10 35 (47.95%) SQL
10 35 (47.95%) Dependency Injection
10 35 (47.95%) Moq
11 33 (45.21%) MVVM
11 33 (45.21%) Castle Windsor
12 32 (43.84%) HTML
12 32 (43.84%) CSS
13 31 (42.47%) jQuery
14 30 (41.10%) Spring.NET
14 30 (41.10%) Rhino Mocks
14 30 (41.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 30 (41.10%) Ninject
14 30 (41.10%) Web Application Development
14 30 (41.10%) Unity DI Container
15 29 (39.73%) Windows

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (19.18%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (60.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 63 (86.30%) NUnit
2 35 (47.95%) Moq
3 30 (41.10%) Rhino Mocks
4 20 (27.40%) Visual Studio
5 15 (20.55%) Subversion
6 9 (12.33%) TortoiseSVN
7 8 (10.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.74%) NSubstitute
9 1 (1.37%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.37%) JIRA
9 1 (1.37%) Selenium
9 1 (1.37%) Firebug
General
1 16 (21.92%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (78.08%) Developer
2 50 (68.49%) .NET Developer
3 7 (9.59%) Senior Developer
3 7 (9.59%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (6.85%) C# Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Junior .NET Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Graduate
5 4 (5.48%) Architect
5 4 (5.48%) Junior
5 4 (5.48%) Software Architect
5 4 (5.48%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Head of Development
5 4 (5.48%) Junior Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Development Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Web Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Tester
7 2 (2.74%) Lead Developer
7 2 (2.74%) QA Tester
8 1 (1.37%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (89.04%) .NET
2 56 (76.71%) ASP.NET
2 56 (76.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 38 (52.05%) .NET Framework
4 33 (45.21%) Castle Windsor
5 32 (43.84%) CSS
5 32 (43.84%) HTML
6 31 (42.47%) jQuery
7 30 (41.10%) Spring.NET
7 30 (41.10%) Ninject
7 30 (41.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 30 (41.10%) Unity DI Container
8 27 (36.99%) WinForms
9 23 (31.51%) Ajax
10 21 (28.77%) WCF
11 20 (27.40%) WPF
12 19 (26.03%) NHibernate
13 16 (21.92%) Web Services
14 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 38 (52.05%) Inversion of Control
2 16 (21.92%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (16.44%) Social Network
4 4 (5.48%) Tandem
4 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) W3C
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.73%) Windows
2 9 (12.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (89.04%) MVC
1 65 (89.04%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (75.34%) TDD
3 42 (57.53%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (50.68%) Kanban
4 37 (50.68%) Scrum
5 35 (47.95%) Dependency Injection
6 33 (45.21%) MVVM
7 30 (41.10%) Web Application Development
8 10 (13.70%) OO
9 5 (6.85%) Release Management
9 5 (6.85%) Unit Testing
9 5 (6.85%) UML
9 5 (6.85%) OOP
9 5 (6.85%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.85%) Software Architecture
9 5 (6.85%) OWASP
10 4 (5.48%) Asset Management
11 3 (4.11%) SEO
11 3 (4.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 66 (90.41%) C#
2 37 (50.68%) JavaScript
3 35 (47.95%) SQL
4 13 (17.81%) T-SQL
5 11 (15.07%) Delphi
6 7 (9.59%) VB
6 7 (9.59%) VB.NET
7 5 (6.85%) Java
7 5 (6.85%) C++
7 5 (6.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) ISEB
2 3 (4.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (26.03%) Oracle
2 12 (16.44%) Facebook
2 12 (16.44%) Twitter
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.37%) Avaya
4 1 (1.37%) Genesys
4 1 (1.37%) Capita
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Eden Lea
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