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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 161 144
Rank change year-on-year +26 -17  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 21 17 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.81% 0.51% 0.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.35% 2.42% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 32
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +37.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

MSTest is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 627 702 528
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 24.12% 21.23% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 550 573 451
Median salary £45,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing MSTest as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MSTest in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 35 (100.00%) C#
1 35 (100.00%) Java
1 35 (100.00%) SQL
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (88.57%) Web Services
3 29 (82.86%) T-SQL
3 29 (82.86%) .NET
3 29 (82.86%) NUnit
3 29 (82.86%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (77.14%) LINQ
4 27 (77.14%) jQuery
4 27 (77.14%) WCF
4 27 (77.14%) WPF
4 27 (77.14%) WF
4 27 (77.14%) JavaScript
4 27 (77.14%) PL/SQL
4 27 (77.14%) C++
4 27 (77.14%) XML
4 27 (77.14%) OO
4 27 (77.14%) ASP.NET
4 27 (77.14%) CSS
4 27 (77.14%) Finance
4 27 (77.14%) Scrum
5 25 (71.43%) Service Delivery
5 25 (71.43%) SOAP
5 25 (71.43%) RUP
5 25 (71.43%) DSDM
5 25 (71.43%) XSLT
5 25 (71.43%) UML
5 25 (71.43%) 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 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (5.71%) CMS
1 2 (5.71%) EPiServer
1 2 (5.71%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (82.86%) NUnit
2 6 (17.14%) Ranorex
2 6 (17.14%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (77.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) .NET Software Engineer
1 25 (71.43%) C# Software Engineer
1 25 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Agile Tester
2 6 (17.14%) Software Tester
2 6 (17.14%) Tester
3 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
4 2 (5.71%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (88.57%) Web Services
2 29 (82.86%) .NET
3 27 (77.14%) ASP.NET
3 27 (77.14%) CSS
3 27 (77.14%) jQuery
3 27 (77.14%) LINQ
3 27 (77.14%) WCF
3 27 (77.14%) WF
3 27 (77.14%) WPF
3 27 (77.14%) XML
4 25 (71.43%) HTML
4 25 (71.43%) RESTful
4 25 (71.43%) Silverlight
4 25 (71.43%) SOAP
4 25 (71.43%) XSLT
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.71%) CSS3
6 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
6 2 (5.71%) Razor View Engine
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (82.86%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (77.14%) OO
3 27 (77.14%) Scrum
4 25 (71.43%) DSDM
4 25 (71.43%) MVVM
4 25 (71.43%) RUP
4 25 (71.43%) Service Delivery
4 25 (71.43%) Software Engineering
4 25 (71.43%) UML
4 25 (71.43%) Use Case
5 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
5 6 (17.14%) OOD
5 6 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.71%) BDD
6 2 (5.71%) ETL
6 2 (5.71%) MVC
6 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (5.71%) TDD
6 2 (5.71%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C#
1 35 (100.00%) Java
1 35 (100.00%) SQL
2 29 (82.86%) T-SQL
3 27 (77.14%) C++
3 27 (77.14%) JavaScript
3 27 (77.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) ISEB
1 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Telerik
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
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