Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for MSTest skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MSTest over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 211 221
Rank change year-on-year +32 +10 +24
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 34 27 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.68% 0.50% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.27% 2.44% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 34 26 48
Leeds median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +25.00%
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +33.33%

MSTest is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1039 1105 1260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 20.80% 20.29% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 892 976 976
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing MSTest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Leeds

MSTest
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSTest in Leeds.

Salary trend for MSTest in Leeds

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSTest in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MSTest in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing MSTest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 34 (100.00%) C#
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
1 34 (100.00%) OO
1 34 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (100.00%) NUnit
2 33 (97.06%) Software Engineering
2 33 (97.06%) WCF
2 33 (97.06%) SQL
2 33 (97.06%) T-SQL
2 33 (97.06%) DSDM
3 25 (73.53%) UML
3 25 (73.53%) Scrum
3 25 (73.53%) ASP.NET
3 25 (73.53%) WPF
3 25 (73.53%) Silverlight
3 25 (73.53%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (70.59%) LINQ
4 24 (70.59%) Use Case
4 24 (70.59%) jQuery
4 24 (70.59%) WF
4 24 (70.59%) RESTful
4 24 (70.59%) MVVM
4 24 (70.59%) CSS
4 24 (70.59%) SOAP
4 24 (70.59%) Web Services
4 24 (70.59%) XML
4 24 (70.59%) XSLT
4 24 (70.59%) RUP
4 24 (70.59%) C++
4 24 (70.59%) HTML

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (26.47%) IIS
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (26.47%) MySQL
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (100.00%) NUnit
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (70.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) .NET Software Engineer
1 24 (70.59%) C# Software Engineer
1 24 (70.59%) Software Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (2.94%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (2.94%) Agile Developer
3 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
3 1 (2.94%) Developer
3 1 (2.94%) Lead C# Developer
3 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
3 1 (2.94%) Senior Agile Developer
3 1 (2.94%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (97.06%) WCF
3 25 (73.53%) ASP.NET
3 25 (73.53%) Silverlight
3 25 (73.53%) WPF
4 24 (70.59%) CSS
4 24 (70.59%) HTML
4 24 (70.59%) jQuery
4 24 (70.59%) LINQ
4 24 (70.59%) RESTful
4 24 (70.59%) SOAP
4 24 (70.59%) Web Services
4 24 (70.59%) WF
4 24 (70.59%) XML
4 24 (70.59%) XSLT
5 9 (26.47%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (100.00%) OO
2 33 (97.06%) DSDM
2 33 (97.06%) Software Engineering
3 25 (73.53%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (73.53%) Scrum
3 25 (73.53%) UML
4 24 (70.59%) MVVM
4 24 (70.59%) RUP
4 24 (70.59%) Service Delivery
4 24 (70.59%) Use Case
5 10 (29.41%) SOA
6 9 (26.47%) Line Management
7 1 (2.94%) BDD
7 1 (2.94%) MVC
7 1 (2.94%) SDLC
7 1 (2.94%) Software Delivery
7 1 (2.94%) TDD
7 1 (2.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 33 (97.06%) SQL
2 33 (97.06%) T-SQL
3 24 (70.59%) C++
3 24 (70.59%) Java
3 24 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 24 (70.59%) PL/SQL
4 9 (26.47%) VB
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle