The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for MSTest skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
South West / Dorset
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 66 75
Rank change year-on-year +16 +9  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 4 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.99% 0.52% 1.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.71% 2.75% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 11
Median salary £38,750 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.62% +18.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

MSTest is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 70 109 185
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 17.37% 18.83% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 63 95 171
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year - +0.59%  

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing MSTest as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Dorset

MSTest
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for MSTest 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 28 April 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 +22 2 £40,000 +9.58%
Wimborne -3 1 £37,500 -9.63% 1
MSTest
South West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) NUnit
1 7 (100.00%) WPF
1 7 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 7 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) WCF
3 4 (57.14%) WinForms
3 4 (57.14%) Spring.NET
3 4 (57.14%) Castle Windsor
3 4 (57.14%) Ninject
3 4 (57.14%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (57.14%) MVVM
3 4 (57.14%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (57.14%) Moq
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Kanban
3 4 (57.14%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) User Experience
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (42.86%) NHibernate

MSTest
Co-occurring 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 (42.86%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) NUnit
2 4 (57.14%) Moq
2 4 (57.14%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Graduate
3 3 (42.86%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Graduate Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Internet Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Junior
3 3 (42.86%) Junior .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Junior Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
5 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 7 (100.00%) WPF
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) Castle Windsor
3 4 (57.14%) Ninject
3 4 (57.14%) Spring.NET
3 4 (57.14%) WCF
3 4 (57.14%) WinForms
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
4 3 (42.86%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (57.14%) Kanban
2 4 (57.14%) MVVM
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) OOD
3 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
4 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Wimborne
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago