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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 225 204 205
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 30 18 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.41% 0.34% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.65% 2.04% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 29
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £32,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
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
1132 881 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.30% 16.51% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 910 701 681
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -27 23 £40,000 +33.33% 3
North Yorkshire - 6 £45,000 -
East Yorkshire +3 1 £25,000 -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 51 (96.23%) .NET
2 49 (92.45%) ASP.NET
3 48 (90.57%) MVC
4 47 (88.68%) TDD
5 46 (86.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 44 (83.02%) C#
7 43 (81.13%) SQL Server
7 43 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (81.13%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (75.47%) NUnit
9 39 (73.58%) Scrum
10 38 (71.70%) Kanban
11 35 (66.04%) Dependency Injection
12 34 (64.15%) Inversion of Control
12 34 (64.15%) Moq
12 34 (64.15%) Windows
13 32 (60.38%) WinForms
13 32 (60.38%) Razor View Engine
13 32 (60.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 29 (54.72%) Unity DI Container
14 29 (54.72%) Castle Windsor
14 29 (54.72%) Ninject
14 29 (54.72%) Web Application Development
14 29 (54.72%) Rhino Mocks
14 29 (54.72%) Spring.NET
14 29 (54.72%) WCF
15 28 (52.83%) MVVM
16 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
17 23 (43.40%) WPF
18 20 (37.74%) .NET Framework

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (7.55%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (81.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 40 (75.47%) NUnit
2 34 (64.15%) Moq
3 29 (54.72%) Rhino Mocks
4 11 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (7.55%) Subversion
5 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
5 4 (7.55%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.77%) NSubstitute
7 1 (1.89%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 17 (32.08%) Retail
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (73.58%) Developer
2 36 (67.92%) .NET Developer
3 5 (9.43%) Development Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Software Architect
4 4 (7.55%) Architect
4 4 (7.55%) Head of Development
5 3 (5.66%) Web Development Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Web Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (3.77%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Tester
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Lead Web Developer
7 1 (1.89%) .NET Development Manager
7 1 (1.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Software Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (96.23%) .NET
2 49 (92.45%) ASP.NET
3 46 (86.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (60.38%) WinForms
4 32 (60.38%) Razor View Engine
4 32 (60.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 29 (54.72%) Unity DI Container
5 29 (54.72%) Spring.NET
5 29 (54.72%) Castle Windsor
5 29 (54.72%) Ninject
5 29 (54.72%) WCF
6 23 (43.40%) WPF
7 20 (37.74%) .NET Framework
8 19 (35.85%) jQuery
8 19 (35.85%) HTML
9 17 (32.08%) CSS
10 14 (26.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 14 (26.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (24.53%) HTML5
12 9 (16.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (64.15%) Inversion of Control
2 17 (32.08%) Tandem
3 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) Social Network
5 1 (1.89%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (64.15%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (90.57%) MVC
2 47 (88.68%) TDD
3 43 (81.13%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (73.58%) Scrum
5 38 (71.70%) Kanban
6 35 (66.04%) Dependency Injection
7 29 (54.72%) Web Application Development
8 28 (52.83%) MVVM
9 7 (13.21%) OO
10 5 (9.43%) UML
10 5 (9.43%) OOP
10 5 (9.43%) Release Management
10 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (9.43%) Software Architecture
10 5 (9.43%) OWASP
11 4 (7.55%) Asset Management
12 3 (5.66%) SEO
13 2 (3.77%) Software Testing
13 2 (3.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (83.02%) C#
2 25 (47.17%) JavaScript
3 16 (30.19%) SQL
4 12 (22.64%) VB
4 12 (22.64%) VB.NET
5 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
6 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.66%) Delphi
8 1 (1.89%) Java
8 1 (1.89%) C++
8 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Facebook
3 2 (3.77%) Twitter
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Eclipse Legal Systems
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum dependent upon skills and experience
Posted: 16 days ago