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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 217 203 202
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 42 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.56% 0.54% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.42% 3.12% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 25
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
1228 961 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.27% 17.14% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1034 771 724
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 October 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 30 October 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 -18 33 £37,500 +25.00% 1
North Yorkshire - 5 £33,500 -
East Yorkshire - 4 £25,000 -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 61 (89.71%) C#
1 61 (89.71%) .NET
2 59 (86.76%) MVC
3 58 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (80.88%) ASP.NET
5 54 (79.41%) TDD
5 54 (79.41%) NUnit
6 53 (77.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 46 (67.65%) SQL Server
8 45 (66.18%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (60.29%) Scrum
10 40 (58.82%) Kanban
11 37 (54.41%) Dependency Injection
11 37 (54.41%) Inversion of Control
12 36 (52.94%) Moq
13 34 (50.00%) JavaScript
14 33 (48.53%) Windows
15 32 (47.06%) Castle Windsor
15 32 (47.06%) .NET Framework
16 31 (45.59%) Ninject
16 31 (45.59%) Rhino Mocks
16 31 (45.59%) Web Application Development
16 31 (45.59%) Unity DI Container
16 31 (45.59%) Spring.NET
17 30 (44.12%) MVVM
17 30 (44.12%) WinForms
18 28 (41.18%) HTML
18 28 (41.18%) SQL
18 28 (41.18%) jQuery
18 28 (41.18%) WCF

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 9 (13.24%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) CTI
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (67.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 54 (79.41%) NUnit
2 36 (52.94%) Moq
3 31 (45.59%) Rhino Mocks
4 12 (17.65%) Visual Studio
5 11 (16.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (13.24%) Subversion
7 5 (7.35%) TortoiseSVN
8 4 (5.88%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.94%) NSubstitute
General
1 11 (16.18%) Retail
2 10 (14.71%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (76.47%) Developer
2 45 (66.18%) .NET Developer
3 6 (8.82%) C# Developer
4 5 (7.35%) Development Manager
4 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
4 5 (7.35%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Junior .NET Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Head of Development
5 4 (5.88%) Graduate
5 4 (5.88%) Architect
5 4 (5.88%) Junior
5 4 (5.88%) Software Architect
5 4 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Tester
6 3 (4.41%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Lead Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Web Development Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (89.71%) .NET
2 55 (80.88%) ASP.NET
3 53 (77.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (47.06%) Castle Windsor
4 32 (47.06%) .NET Framework
5 31 (45.59%) Spring.NET
5 31 (45.59%) Ninject
5 31 (45.59%) Unity DI Container
6 30 (44.12%) WinForms
7 28 (41.18%) HTML
7 28 (41.18%) jQuery
7 28 (41.18%) WCF
8 26 (38.24%) CSS
9 24 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 23 (33.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 23 (33.82%) Razor View Engine
11 21 (30.88%) WPF
12 14 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 13 (19.12%) HTML5
13 13 (19.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 37 (54.41%) Inversion of Control
2 11 (16.18%) Tandem
3 10 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (8.82%) Social Network
5 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.47%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 33 (48.53%) Windows
2 5 (7.35%) UNIX
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (86.76%) MVC
2 58 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (79.41%) TDD
4 45 (66.18%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (60.29%) Scrum
6 40 (58.82%) Kanban
7 37 (54.41%) Dependency Injection
8 31 (45.59%) Web Application Development
9 30 (44.12%) MVVM
10 10 (14.71%) OO
11 5 (7.35%) UML
11 5 (7.35%) OOP
11 5 (7.35%) Release Management
11 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
11 5 (7.35%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (7.35%) Software Architecture
11 5 (7.35%) OWASP
12 4 (5.88%) Asset Management
13 3 (4.41%) Test Scripting
13 3 (4.41%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 61 (89.71%) C#
2 34 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 28 (41.18%) SQL
4 12 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 9 (13.24%) VB
5 9 (13.24%) VB.NET
6 7 (10.29%) Delphi
7 5 (7.35%) Java
7 5 (7.35%) C++
7 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) ISEB
2 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Oracle
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.82%) Facebook
3 6 (8.82%) Twitter
4 1 (1.47%) Avaya
4 1 (1.47%) Genesys
4 1 (1.47%) Capita
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago