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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 85 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 4 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.48% 1.66% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.42% 7.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 0
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
165 171 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 19.86% 21.90% 19.16%
Number of salaries quoted 123 159 94
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

MSTest Salary Histogram 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 11 February 2016. 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
Bournemouth - 2 £36,250 - 2
Wimborne - 2 £41,500 - 1
MSTest
South West

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) NUnit
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) NHibernate
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) UML
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) WPF
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) SOLID
5 1 (20.00%) Unity DI Container

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) NUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Moq
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (60.00%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (20.00%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (20.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (20.00%) WCF Developer
5 1 (20.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) NHibernate
3 3 (60.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ
5 1 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) SOLID
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £550000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum + pension, pmi, 25 days leave
Posted: 10 days ago
Wimborne
Spectrum IT
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago