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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 207 225 212
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 44 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.64% 0.37% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.49% 2.41% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 42 21 10
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £38,500
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
1261 1077 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.29% 15.25% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 873 658
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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 £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +27 37 £37,500 -6.25% 3
North Yorkshire 0 7 £27,500 -38.88%
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 90 (85.71%) .NET
3 81 (77.14%) ASP.NET
4 80 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (73.33%) MVC
6 75 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 73 (69.52%) TDD
8 65 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
9 60 (57.14%) Inversion of Control
9 60 (57.14%) Castle Windsor
9 60 (57.14%) Scrum
9 60 (57.14%) SQL Server
10 59 (56.19%) Ninject
10 59 (56.19%) Moq
11 54 (51.43%) WPF
12 52 (49.52%) Kanban
13 51 (48.57%) Dependency Injection
13 51 (48.57%) Spring.NET
13 51 (48.57%) Rhino Mocks
13 51 (48.57%) Unity DI Container
14 50 (47.62%) MVVM
15 49 (46.67%) WCF
16 48 (45.71%) WinForms
17 47 (44.76%) Web Application Development
18 44 (41.90%) Windows
19 43 (40.95%) SQL
20 34 (32.38%) .NET Framework
21 32 (30.48%) Finance
22 27 (25.71%) OO

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (10.48%) 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 60 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 104 (99.05%) NUnit
2 59 (56.19%) Moq
3 51 (48.57%) Rhino Mocks
4 17 (16.19%) Subversion
5 11 (10.48%) Visual Studio
6 7 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (5.71%) Mercurial
7 6 (5.71%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.90%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 32 (30.48%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Retail
3 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (77.14%) Developer
2 75 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 23 (21.90%) Software Engineer
4 14 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 14 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 12 (11.43%) .NET Software Engineer
5 12 (11.43%) C# Software Engineer
6 11 (10.48%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 11 (10.48%) Junior Developer
6 11 (10.48%) Junior
6 11 (10.48%) Junior .NET Developer
6 11 (10.48%) Graduate Developer
6 11 (10.48%) Graduate
7 6 (5.71%) C# Developer
8 1 (0.95%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (0.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (0.95%) Software Developer
8 1 (0.95%) Tester
8 1 (0.95%) Lead C# Developer
8 1 (0.95%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (85.71%) .NET
2 81 (77.14%) ASP.NET
3 75 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 60 (57.14%) Castle Windsor
5 59 (56.19%) Ninject
6 54 (51.43%) WPF
7 51 (48.57%) Spring.NET
7 51 (48.57%) Unity DI Container
8 49 (46.67%) WCF
9 48 (45.71%) WinForms
10 34 (32.38%) .NET Framework
11 24 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 23 (21.90%) HTML
12 23 (21.90%) CSS
13 22 (20.95%) Silverlight
14 21 (20.00%) Entity Framework
15 19 (18.10%) jQuery
16 15 (14.29%) RESTful
16 15 (14.29%) LINQ
17 13 (12.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 60 (57.14%) Inversion of Control
2 25 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (14.29%) Social Network
4 12 (11.43%) Tandem
5 11 (10.48%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (41.90%) Windows
2 2 (1.90%) UNIX
3 1 (0.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (73.33%) MVC
3 73 (69.52%) TDD
4 65 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
5 60 (57.14%) Scrum
6 52 (49.52%) Kanban
7 51 (48.57%) Dependency Injection
8 50 (47.62%) MVVM
9 47 (44.76%) Web Application Development
10 27 (25.71%) OO
11 24 (22.86%) SDLC
11 24 (22.86%) Unit Testing
12 23 (21.90%) Software Engineering
13 14 (13.33%) UML
14 11 (10.48%) SOA
15 8 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (7.62%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (5.71%) Use Case
16 6 (5.71%) RUP
16 6 (5.71%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 104 (99.05%) C#
2 43 (40.95%) SQL
3 21 (20.00%) Java
3 21 (20.00%) C++
4 20 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.62%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.71%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.90%) XAML
7 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.90%) Delphi
8 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (15.24%) Twitter
2 15 (14.29%) Facebook
3 11 (10.48%) Oracle
4 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
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