Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 303 289
Rank change year-on-year +53 -14 +21
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 59 35 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.60% 0.31% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.92% 1.62% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 59 34 71
Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £30,250 £29,150 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +8.89% -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2018 2160 2457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.48% 19.29% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1708 1902 2006
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Yorkshire

MSTest
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for MSTest in Yorkshire

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSTest in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MSTest in Yorkshire

MSTest
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire +26 42 £55,000 - 3
North Yorkshire +18 10 £39,250 +57.00% 2
East Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
MSTest
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 57 (96.61%) C#
1 57 (96.61%) .NET
2 55 (93.22%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (77.97%) NUnit
4 40 (67.80%) SQL
5 39 (66.10%) Scrum
6 38 (64.41%) T-SQL
6 38 (64.41%) WPF
7 37 (62.71%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (59.32%) WCF
8 35 (59.32%) MVVM
8 35 (59.32%) JavaScript
8 35 (59.32%) OO
9 34 (57.63%) ASP.NET
10 32 (54.24%) DSDM
10 32 (54.24%) Software Engineering
11 31 (52.54%) Finance
12 29 (49.15%) SQL Server
13 26 (44.07%) Silverlight
14 25 (42.37%) RESTful
14 25 (42.37%) Web Services
14 25 (42.37%) HTML
15 24 (40.68%) UML
15 24 (40.68%) CSS
15 24 (40.68%) Java
15 24 (40.68%) jQuery
16 23 (38.98%) LINQ
16 23 (38.98%) Use Case
16 23 (38.98%) WF
16 23 (38.98%) C++

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (16.95%) IIS
2 9 (15.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.69%) CMS
4 1 (1.69%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (49.15%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (20.34%) SQL Server 2016
4 9 (15.25%) MySQL
4 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (77.97%) NUnit
2 10 (16.95%) Moq
3 6 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (8.47%) Jasmine
4 5 (8.47%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.69%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.69%) Selenium
6 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 31 (52.54%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Developer
2 23 (38.98%) .NET Software Engineer
2 23 (38.98%) C# Software Engineer
2 23 (38.98%) Software Engineer
3 18 (30.51%) .NET Developer
4 12 (20.34%) Senior Developer
5 11 (18.64%) C# Developer
6 10 (16.95%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (15.25%) Principal Engineer
8 7 (11.86%) C# WPF Developer
8 7 (11.86%) WPF Developer
9 5 (8.47%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (8.47%) Telecoms Developer
10 4 (6.78%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (6.78%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
11 3 (5.08%) .NET Software Developer
11 3 (5.08%) Senior .NET Software Developer
11 3 (5.08%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 1 (1.69%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (96.61%) .NET
2 38 (64.41%) WPF
3 35 (59.32%) WCF
4 34 (57.63%) ASP.NET
5 26 (44.07%) Silverlight
6 25 (42.37%) HTML
6 25 (42.37%) RESTful
6 25 (42.37%) Web Services
7 24 (40.68%) CSS
7 24 (40.68%) jQuery
8 23 (38.98%) LINQ
8 23 (38.98%) SOAP
8 23 (38.98%) WF
8 23 (38.98%) XML
8 23 (38.98%) XSLT
9 14 (23.73%) WinForms
10 12 (20.34%) Ninject
10 12 (20.34%) Spring.NET
10 12 (20.34%) Unity DI Container
11 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (11.86%) Social Network
3 6 (10.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (93.22%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (66.10%) Scrum
3 37 (62.71%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (59.32%) MVVM
4 35 (59.32%) OO
5 32 (54.24%) DSDM
5 32 (54.24%) Software Engineering
6 24 (40.68%) UML
7 23 (38.98%) RUP
7 23 (38.98%) Service Delivery
7 23 (38.98%) Use Case
8 22 (37.29%) TDD
9 15 (25.42%) Inversion of Control
10 12 (20.34%) Dependency Injection
10 12 (20.34%) Kanban
11 11 (18.64%) MVC
11 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
12 10 (16.95%) SOA
13 9 (15.25%) Line Management
14 5 (8.47%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (96.61%) C#
2 40 (67.80%) SQL
3 38 (64.41%) T-SQL
4 35 (59.32%) JavaScript
5 24 (40.68%) Java
6 23 (38.98%) C++
6 23 (38.98%) PL/SQL
7 9 (15.25%) VB
8 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Twitter
2 9 (15.25%) Oracle
3 7 (11.86%) Facebook
4 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.08%) Google
6 1 (1.69%) Capita