Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 243 248
Rank change year-on-year +20 +5 +22
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 43 32 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.63% 0.42% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.28% 2.17% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 43 31 67
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £40,500 £37,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +22.22% +20.00%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1309 1475 1657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 19.16% 19.35% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1108 1321 1303
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,925 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in West Yorkshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for MSTest in West Yorkshire

MSTest
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSTest in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MSTest in West Yorkshire

MSTest
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +12 34 £55,000 - 2
Bradford +12 6 £42,750 +29.55% 1
Halifax - 1 £35,000 -
MSTest
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 41 (95.35%) C#
1 41 (95.35%) .NET
2 39 (90.70%) T-SQL
2 39 (90.70%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (83.72%) WCF
3 36 (83.72%) SQL
3 36 (83.72%) OO
4 35 (81.40%) NUnit
5 33 (76.74%) Software Engineering
5 33 (76.74%) DSDM
6 31 (72.09%) JavaScript
7 30 (69.77%) ASP.NET
8 28 (65.12%) Scrum
9 27 (62.79%) WPF
9 27 (62.79%) Silverlight
10 26 (60.47%) HTML
10 26 (60.47%) Web Services
10 26 (60.47%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (60.47%) RESTful
11 25 (58.14%) Java
11 25 (58.14%) CSS
11 25 (58.14%) UML
11 25 (58.14%) jQuery
11 25 (58.14%) Finance
12 24 (55.81%) Service Delivery
12 24 (55.81%) LINQ
12 24 (55.81%) Use Case
12 24 (55.81%) WF
12 24 (55.81%) SOAP
12 24 (55.81%) RUP

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 10 (23.26%) IIS
2 9 (20.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.33%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (20.93%) MySQL
3 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (81.40%) NUnit
2 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.63%) Moq
4 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.33%) Selenium
5 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 25 (58.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) .NET Software Engineer
1 24 (55.81%) C# Software Engineer
1 24 (55.81%) Software Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Principal Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.98%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Agile Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Agile Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (95.35%) .NET
2 36 (83.72%) WCF
3 30 (69.77%) ASP.NET
4 27 (62.79%) Silverlight
4 27 (62.79%) WPF
5 26 (60.47%) HTML
5 26 (60.47%) RESTful
5 26 (60.47%) Web Services
6 25 (58.14%) CSS
6 25 (58.14%) jQuery
7 24 (55.81%) LINQ
7 24 (55.81%) SOAP
7 24 (55.81%) WF
7 24 (55.81%) XML
7 24 (55.81%) XSLT
8 9 (20.93%) MSMQ
9 7 (16.28%) WinForms
10 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
10 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (4.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (90.70%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (83.72%) OO
3 33 (76.74%) DSDM
3 33 (76.74%) Software Engineering
4 28 (65.12%) Scrum
5 26 (60.47%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (58.14%) UML
7 24 (55.81%) MVVM
7 24 (55.81%) RUP
7 24 (55.81%) Service Delivery
7 24 (55.81%) Use Case
8 10 (23.26%) SOA
9 9 (20.93%) Line Management
10 6 (13.95%) MVC
10 6 (13.95%) Unit Testing
11 5 (11.63%) TDD
12 3 (6.98%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
13 2 (4.65%) Multithreading
13 2 (4.65%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 41 (95.35%) C#
2 39 (90.70%) T-SQL
3 36 (83.72%) SQL
4 31 (72.09%) JavaScript
5 25 (58.14%) Java
6 24 (55.81%) C++
6 24 (55.81%) PL/SQL
7 9 (20.93%) VB
8 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Capita