The table below looks at the statistics for MSTest skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 90 68 102
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +34
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 13 40 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.17% 3.89% 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.08% 14.23% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13 40 12
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +1.26%
MSTest
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Development Applications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
256 281 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.00% 27.31% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 219 244 187
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSTest across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MSTest Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

MSTest
Salary Trend in Kent

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

MSTest Salary Trend in Kent

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSTest across the Kent region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Kent

MSTest
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Kent region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 9 £45,000 - 2
Dartford -5 1 £50,000 - 1
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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 39 (100.00%) C#
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
1 39 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (100.00%) NUnit
2 35 (89.74%) TDD
2 35 (89.74%) SQL Server
3 34 (87.18%) Moq
4 33 (84.62%) Dependency Injection
4 33 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (76.92%) Rhino Mocks
6 29 (74.36%) Scrum
6 29 (74.36%) Inversion of Control
6 29 (74.36%) MVVM
6 29 (74.36%) WPF
6 29 (74.36%) Kanban
6 29 (74.36%) Spring.NET
6 29 (74.36%) Castle Windsor
6 29 (74.36%) Ninject
6 29 (74.36%) Unity DI Container
7 19 (48.72%) WinForms
7 19 (48.72%) Windows
7 19 (48.72%) OO
8 14 (35.90%) Music Industry
9 10 (25.64%) .NET Framework
9 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (25.64%) CSS
9 10 (25.64%) HTML
9 10 (25.64%) SQL
10 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
10 9 (23.08%) Microsoft

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (89.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 39 (100.00%) NUnit
2 34 (87.18%) Moq
3 30 (76.92%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.26%) Jasmine
4 4 (10.26%) Protractor
4 4 (10.26%) Subversion
General
1 14 (35.90%) Music Industry
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (100.00%) Developer
2 34 (87.18%) .NET Developer
3 30 (76.92%) C# Developer
4 27 (69.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (61.54%) C# WPF Developer
5 24 (61.54%) WPF Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.56%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Agile Developer
8 1 (2.56%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (2.56%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (74.36%) Castle Windsor
2 29 (74.36%) Ninject
2 29 (74.36%) Spring.NET
2 29 (74.36%) Unity DI Container
2 29 (74.36%) WPF
3 19 (48.72%) WinForms
4 10 (25.64%) .NET Framework
4 10 (25.64%) CSS
4 10 (25.64%) HTML
5 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (23.08%) Entity Framework
6 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 6 (15.38%) HTML5
7 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (12.82%) CSS3
7 5 (12.82%) Sass
7 5 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (12.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (74.36%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (15.38%) N-Tier
3 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (89.74%) TDD
3 33 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (84.62%) Dependency Injection
4 29 (74.36%) Kanban
4 29 (74.36%) MVVM
4 29 (74.36%) Scrum
5 19 (48.72%) OO
6 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (23.08%) MVC
8 8 (20.51%) Unit Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Automated Testing
9 5 (12.82%) SOA
9 5 (12.82%) Web Application Development
10 4 (10.26%) CQRS
10 4 (10.26%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
10 4 (10.26%) OOD
10 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
10 4 (10.26%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
4 5 (12.82%) TypeScript
5 2 (5.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago