The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 74 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 2 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.29% - 1.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.71% - 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 11
Average salary £30,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
MSTest
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Development Applications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
117 123 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 17.01% 18.64% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 97 105 120
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £45,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

MSTest
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Dorset

MSTest
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 2 £30,000 - 2
MSTest
South West

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing MSTest also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MSTest.

1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 2 (100.00%) Ninject
1 2 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (100.00%) Moq
1 2 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing MSTest also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MSTest. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (100.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 2 (100.00%) Ninject
1 2 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago