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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 150 153
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 13 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.51% 0.45% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.29% 2.55% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 22
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +37.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 567 509 510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 22.28% 17.78% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 499 434 394
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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%) Java
1 34 (100.00%) SQL
1 34 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (91.18%) Web Services
3 28 (82.35%) T-SQL
3 28 (82.35%) .NET
3 28 (82.35%) NUnit
3 28 (82.35%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (79.41%) jQuery
4 27 (79.41%) Finance
4 27 (79.41%) JavaScript
4 27 (79.41%) ASP.NET
4 27 (79.41%) CSS
4 27 (79.41%) Scrum
5 26 (76.47%) PL/SQL
5 26 (76.47%) C++
5 26 (76.47%) XML
5 26 (76.47%) OO
5 26 (76.47%) WCF
5 26 (76.47%) WPF
5 26 (76.47%) WF
5 26 (76.47%) LINQ
6 25 (73.53%) Use Case
6 25 (73.53%) RESTful
6 25 (73.53%) MVVM
6 25 (73.53%) Silverlight
6 25 (73.53%) Software Engineering
6 25 (73.53%) RUP
6 25 (73.53%) DSDM

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 (5.88%) CMS
1 2 (5.88%) EPiServer
1 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (82.35%) NUnit
2 6 (17.65%) Ranorex
2 6 (17.65%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (79.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) .NET Software Engineer
1 25 (73.53%) C# Software Engineer
1 25 (73.53%) Software Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Agile Tester
2 6 (17.65%) Software Tester
2 6 (17.65%) Tester
3 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (2.94%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.94%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
5 1 (2.94%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (91.18%) Web Services
2 28 (82.35%) .NET
3 27 (79.41%) ASP.NET
3 27 (79.41%) CSS
3 27 (79.41%) jQuery
4 26 (76.47%) LINQ
4 26 (76.47%) WCF
4 26 (76.47%) WF
4 26 (76.47%) WPF
4 26 (76.47%) XML
5 25 (73.53%) HTML
5 25 (73.53%) RESTful
5 25 (73.53%) Silverlight
5 25 (73.53%) SOAP
5 25 (73.53%) XSLT
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.88%) CSS3
7 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
7 2 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (82.35%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (79.41%) Scrum
4 26 (76.47%) OO
5 25 (73.53%) DSDM
5 25 (73.53%) MVVM
5 25 (73.53%) RUP
5 25 (73.53%) Service Delivery
5 25 (73.53%) Software Engineering
5 25 (73.53%) UML
5 25 (73.53%) Use Case
6 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 6 (17.65%) OOD
6 6 (17.65%) Scenario Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 6 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.88%) MVC
7 2 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (5.88%) Software Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C#
1 34 (100.00%) Java
1 34 (100.00%) SQL
2 28 (82.35%) T-SQL
3 27 (79.41%) JavaScript
4 26 (76.47%) C++
4 26 (76.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) ISEB
1 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Telerik
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
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