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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 211 231 206
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -25
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 38 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.57% 0.42% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.16% 2.77% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 38 24 11
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
1201 1084 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.00% 15.16% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 866 688
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +20 35 £45,000 +12.50% 4
North Yorkshire +1 3 £27,500 -38.88%
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 95 (98.96%) C#
1 95 (98.96%) NUnit
2 85 (88.54%) .NET
3 78 (81.25%) ASP.NET
4 73 (76.04%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (69.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 67 (69.79%) MVC
6 66 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (64.58%) Scrum
7 62 (64.58%) WPF
8 59 (61.46%) TDD
9 57 (59.38%) SQL Server
10 55 (57.29%) Moq
10 55 (57.29%) Ninject
11 52 (54.17%) Castle Windsor
11 52 (54.17%) Inversion of Control
12 51 (53.13%) WCF
12 51 (53.13%) WinForms
13 50 (52.08%) MVVM
14 49 (51.04%) Kanban
15 48 (50.00%) Spring.NET
15 48 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
15 48 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
15 48 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
16 44 (45.83%) Web Application Development
17 41 (42.71%) Windows
18 34 (35.42%) OO
18 34 (35.42%) SQL
18 34 (35.42%) Software Engineering
19 32 (33.33%) Finance

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (4.17%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) Broadband
2 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 95 (98.96%) NUnit
2 55 (57.29%) Moq
3 48 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 16 (16.67%) Subversion
5 13 (13.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (13.54%) Visual Studio
6 12 (12.50%) Mercurial
6 12 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Retail
3 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (63.54%) Developer
2 60 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 34 (35.42%) Software Engineer
4 23 (23.96%) C# Software Engineer
4 23 (23.96%) .NET Software Engineer
5 11 (11.46%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 11 (11.46%) Junior Developer
5 11 (11.46%) Junior .NET Developer
5 11 (11.46%) Graduate Developer
5 11 (11.46%) Junior
5 11 (11.46%) Graduate
6 9 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 9 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (2.08%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.04%) Systems Tester
8 1 (1.04%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.04%) Tester
8 1 (1.04%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (1.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.04%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (88.54%) .NET
2 78 (81.25%) ASP.NET
3 67 (69.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 62 (64.58%) WPF
5 55 (57.29%) Ninject
6 52 (54.17%) Castle Windsor
7 51 (53.13%) WCF
7 51 (53.13%) WinForms
8 48 (50.00%) Spring.NET
8 48 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
9 32 (33.33%) Silverlight
10 24 (25.00%) .NET Framework
11 18 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 16 (16.67%) HTML
12 16 (16.67%) CSS
13 15 (15.63%) LINQ
13 15 (15.63%) jQuery
13 15 (15.63%) RESTful
14 14 (14.58%) Razor View Engine
15 13 (13.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (54.17%) Inversion of Control
2 20 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (14.58%) Tandem
4 11 (11.46%) Computer Science
5 10 (10.42%) Social Network
6 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (42.71%) Windows
2 1 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (76.04%) Continuous Integration
2 67 (69.79%) MVC
3 66 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (64.58%) Scrum
5 59 (61.46%) TDD
6 50 (52.08%) MVVM
7 49 (51.04%) Kanban
8 48 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
9 44 (45.83%) Web Application Development
10 34 (35.42%) Software Engineering
10 34 (35.42%) OO
11 24 (25.00%) SDLC
12 23 (23.96%) Unit Testing
13 18 (18.75%) UML
14 12 (12.50%) Automated Testing
15 11 (11.46%) Use Case
15 11 (11.46%) Service Delivery
15 11 (11.46%) RUP
15 11 (11.46%) DSDM
16 10 (10.42%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 95 (98.96%) C#
2 34 (35.42%) SQL
3 22 (22.92%) C++
3 22 (22.92%) Java
4 16 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.46%) PL/SQL
5 11 (11.46%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.08%) XAML
7 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (23.96%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (10.42%) Facebook
1 10 (10.42%) Twitter
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.17%) Oracle
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Hotfoot Recruitment
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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