Period
to 17 January 2018

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 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
South West > Dorset
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 94 125
Rank change year-on-year -19 +31 -7
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 8 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.60% 0.41% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.52% 1.79% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -29.49% +30.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £23,750 £27,900
90th Percentile £50,500 £39,650 £46,700
South West median annual salary £45,000 £27,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +63.64% -26.67% -6.25%

MSTest is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 318 224 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 23.70% 23.02% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 284 202 239
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £50,000
South West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +1.33%

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing MSTest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSTest in Dorset over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +10 8 £35,000 +27.27%
MSTest
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) NUnit
2 5 (62.50%) Music Industry
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Kanban
2 5 (62.50%) Spring.NET
2 5 (62.50%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (62.50%) MVVM
2 5 (62.50%) Ninject
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2016
2 5 (62.50%) WPF
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) WinForms
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) DevExpress
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) NUnit
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Music Industry
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) Ninject
2 5 (62.50%) Spring.NET
2 5 (62.50%) WinForms
2 5 (62.50%) WPF
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (62.50%) Kanban
2 5 (62.50%) MVVM
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) DevExpress
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft