Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
South West > Dorset
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 105 111
Rank change year-on-year +35 +6 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 13 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.47% 0.43% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.26% 2.51% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 12
Dorset median annual salary £36,250 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.65% +18.57% -
10th Percentile £31,375 £32,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £44,250 £37,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -33.33%

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 179 199 334
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 20.27% 16.98% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 159 172 290
Dorset median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,600 £27,625 £22,500
90th Percentile £48,500 £48,750 £51,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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
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 26 July 2017. 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 +27 6 £35,000 -10.26% 2
Wimborne -2 3 £37,500 -9.64%
Poole - 3 £37,500 -
MSTest
South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) NUnit
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) TDD
3 9 (69.23%) .NET
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) WPF
4 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (53.85%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
6 5 (38.46%) JIRA
7 4 (30.77%) Selenium
7 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
7 4 (30.77%) MVVM
7 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
7 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (30.77%) Kanban
7 4 (30.77%) Spring.NET
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
7 4 (30.77%) WinForms
7 4 (30.77%) C++
7 4 (30.77%) Python
7 4 (30.77%) Ninject
7 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (30.77%) Unity DI Container
7 4 (30.77%) Ranorex
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (23.08%) User Experience

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 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) NUnit
2 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (38.46%) JIRA
4 4 (30.77%) Ranorex
4 4 (30.77%) Selenium
5 2 (15.38%) Subversion
6 1 (7.69%) Moq
6 1 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (23.08%) Music Industry
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Automation Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) WPF
3 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
4 4 (30.77%) Ninject
4 4 (30.77%) Spring.NET
4 4 (30.77%) Unity DI Container
4 4 (30.77%) WinForms
5 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
5 3 (23.08%) NHibernate
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) HTML5
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (15.38%) REST
6 2 (15.38%) SOAP
6 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (23.08%) User Experience
3 2 (15.38%) PlayStation
4 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) TDD
2 7 (53.85%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Kanban
3 4 (30.77%) MVVM
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) OOD
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Image Processing
5 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) VB
3 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
Bournemouth, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago