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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank - - 62
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 0 0 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - - 2.83%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 21
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
161 164 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 22.97% 19.41% 21.40%
Number of salaries quoted 134 148 151
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) NUnit
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 6 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (83.33%) Web Application Development
2 5 (83.33%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (83.33%) Ninject
2 5 (83.33%) Razor View Engine
2 5 (83.33%) MVVM
2 5 (83.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (83.33%) Moq
2 5 (83.33%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (83.33%) Spring.NET
2 5 (83.33%) Kanban
2 5 (83.33%) WPF
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) WinForms
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) CSS

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (16.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) NUnit
2 5 (83.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (83.33%) Moq
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (83.33%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (83.33%) Ninject
2 5 (83.33%) Razor View Engine
2 5 (83.33%) WPF
2 5 (83.33%) Spring.NET
2 5 (83.33%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Kanban
2 5 (83.33%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (83.33%) MVVM
2 5 (83.33%) Web Application Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
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