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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 211 210 207
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 43 40 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.59% 0.57% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.76% 3.16% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 41 37 17
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £37,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1143 1266 1004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.61% 17.96% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1007 925 822
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -16 31 £41,250 +17.85% 4
North Yorkshire - 8 £33,500 - 3
South Yorkshire - 4 £40,000 -
MSTest
England

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 87 (97.75%) NUnit
2 85 (95.51%) C#
3 83 (93.26%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (87.64%) MVC
4 78 (87.64%) .NET
5 64 (71.91%) TDD
5 64 (71.91%) ASP.NET
5 64 (71.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 52 (58.43%) SQL
7 46 (51.69%) SQL Server
7 46 (51.69%) .NET Framework
7 46 (51.69%) Inversion of Control
8 43 (48.31%) Castle Windsor
8 43 (48.31%) CSS
8 43 (48.31%) HTML
9 42 (47.19%) JavaScript
10 40 (44.94%) MVVM
11 39 (43.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 38 (42.70%) jQuery
12 38 (42.70%) Ajax
13 36 (40.45%) Moq
14 35 (39.33%) Dependency Injection
14 35 (39.33%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (37.08%) Ninject
16 32 (35.96%) Web Application Development
16 32 (35.96%) Unity DI Container
16 32 (35.96%) Kanban
16 32 (35.96%) Spring.NET
16 32 (35.96%) Rhino Mocks
16 32 (35.96%) Scrum

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 24 (26.97%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (51.69%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (14.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 87 (97.75%) NUnit
2 36 (40.45%) Moq
3 32 (35.96%) Rhino Mocks
4 28 (31.46%) Visual Studio
5 24 (26.97%) Subversion
6 13 (14.61%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (1.12%) JIRA
7 1 (1.12%) Selenium
7 1 (1.12%) Firebug
General
1 23 (25.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 82 (92.13%) Developer
2 71 (79.78%) .NET Developer
3 14 (15.73%) Senior .NET Developer
3 14 (15.73%) Senior Developer
4 9 (10.11%) C# Developer
5 4 (4.49%) Junior Developer
5 4 (4.49%) Junior .NET Developer
5 4 (4.49%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (4.49%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 4 (4.49%) Junior
5 4 (4.49%) Graduate
6 3 (3.37%) Architect
6 3 (3.37%) Software Architect
7 1 (1.12%) Analyst
7 1 (1.12%) Test Analyst
7 1 (1.12%) Tester
7 1 (1.12%) Software Developer
7 1 (1.12%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (87.64%) .NET
2 64 (71.91%) ASP.NET
2 64 (71.91%) ASP.NET MVC
3 46 (51.69%) .NET Framework
4 43 (48.31%) CSS
4 43 (48.31%) HTML
4 43 (48.31%) Castle Windsor
5 39 (43.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 38 (42.70%) Ajax
6 38 (42.70%) jQuery
7 33 (37.08%) Ninject
8 32 (35.96%) Unity DI Container
8 32 (35.96%) Spring.NET
9 27 (30.34%) NHibernate
10 24 (26.97%) WCF
11 23 (25.84%) WPF
11 23 (25.84%) WinForms
12 16 (17.98%) Web Services
13 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 14 (15.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (51.69%) Inversion of Control
2 23 (25.84%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (21.35%) Social Network
4 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) W3C
5 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.97%) Windows
2 13 (14.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (93.26%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (87.64%) MVC
3 64 (71.91%) TDD
4 40 (44.94%) MVVM
5 35 (39.33%) Dependency Injection
5 35 (39.33%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (35.96%) Kanban
6 32 (35.96%) Web Application Development
6 32 (35.96%) Scrum
7 13 (14.61%) Unit Testing
8 12 (13.48%) OO
9 4 (4.49%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.49%) UML
10 3 (3.37%) OOP
10 3 (3.37%) Release Management
10 3 (3.37%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.37%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.37%) OWASP
10 3 (3.37%) Software Architecture
11 2 (2.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 85 (95.51%) C#
2 52 (58.43%) SQL
3 42 (47.19%) JavaScript
4 13 (14.61%) T-SQL
4 13 (14.61%) Delphi
5 9 (10.11%) Java
5 9 (10.11%) C++
6 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) VCP4
3 2 (2.25%) ISEB
3 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (30.34%) Oracle
2 21 (23.60%) Twitter
3 19 (21.35%) Facebook
4 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.12%) Avaya
5 1 (1.12%) Genesys
5 1 (1.12%) Capita
York, North Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Developer Portal
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago