The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft MSTest
South West / Dorset
Rank 50 88 81
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -7
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 7 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.64% 0.50% 1.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.07% 2.50% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 15
Median salary £35,000 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +18.57%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
99 160 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 23.19% 19.85% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 80 122 178
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £29,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing MSTest as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Dorset

MSTest
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +39 5 £27,500 -24.13%
Wimborne -5 1 £37,500 -9.63%
MSTest
South West

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Dorset region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) NUnit
1 8 (100.00%) WPF
2 7 (87.50%) Dependency Injection
2 7 (87.50%) Unity DI Container
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) WCF
4 4 (50.00%) NHibernate
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Kanban
4 4 (50.00%) Spring.NET
4 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (50.00%) MVVM
4 4 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (50.00%) Moq
4 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 4 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
4 4 (50.00%) Ninject
4 4 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) OOD
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) JIRA
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (50.00%) WinForms
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) NUnit
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Moq
2 4 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Graduate
3 3 (37.50%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Graduate Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Internet Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Junior
3 3 (37.50%) Junior .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Junior Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) WPF
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 7 (87.50%) Unity DI Container
3 5 (62.50%) WCF
4 4 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
4 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 4 (50.00%) NHibernate
4 4 (50.00%) Ninject
4 4 (50.00%) Spring.NET
4 4 (50.00%) WinForms
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (50.00%) Kanban
3 4 (50.00%) MVVM
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) OOD
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Web Application Development
5 2 (25.00%) UML
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree