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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 77 73 79
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 24 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.22% 2.14% 1.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.82% 13.91% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 14
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
272 151 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 25.12% 15.39% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 261 127 139
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
Dartford - 14 £50,000 - 2
Canterbury -7 3 £37,500 -
Rochester - 2 £42,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £45,000 - 2
Maidstone -10 1 - -
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 58 (100.00%) C#
1 58 (100.00%) .NET
1 58 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 58 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 58 (100.00%) TDD
1 58 (100.00%) NUnit
1 58 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 58 (100.00%) Moq
2 57 (98.28%) Dependency Injection
2 57 (98.28%) Scrum
3 56 (96.55%) Inversion of Control
3 56 (96.55%) MVVM
3 56 (96.55%) Rhino Mocks
3 56 (96.55%) Kanban
3 56 (96.55%) Spring.NET
3 56 (96.55%) WPF
3 56 (96.55%) Castle Windsor
3 56 (96.55%) Ninject
3 56 (96.55%) Unity DI Container
4 29 (50.00%) WinForms
4 29 (50.00%) Windows
5 27 (46.55%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (46.55%) ASP.NET
5 27 (46.55%) MVC
5 27 (46.55%) Web Application Development
5 27 (46.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (27.59%) Social Network
6 16 (27.59%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (27.59%) Facebook
6 16 (27.59%) Twitter

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 58 (100.00%) NUnit
1 58 (100.00%) Moq
2 56 (96.55%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (27.59%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 58 (100.00%) Developer
2 57 (98.28%) .NET Developer
3 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
4 1 (1.72%) C# Developer
4 1 (1.72%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (1.72%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (1.72%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 56 (96.55%) WPF
2 56 (96.55%) Spring.NET
2 56 (96.55%) Castle Windsor
2 56 (96.55%) Ninject
2 56 (96.55%) Unity DI Container
3 29 (50.00%) WinForms
4 27 (46.55%) ASP.NET
4 27 (46.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (18.97%) WCF
6 8 (13.79%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (3.45%) HTML5
7 2 (3.45%) RESTful
7 2 (3.45%) HTML
7 2 (3.45%) CSS
7 2 (3.45%) Web Services
7 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.72%) Middleware
8 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 56 (96.55%) Inversion of Control
2 16 (27.59%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (27.59%) Social Network
3 3 (5.17%) Tandem
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 58 (100.00%) TDD
1 58 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 57 (98.28%) Dependency Injection
2 57 (98.28%) Scrum
3 56 (96.55%) MVVM
3 56 (96.55%) Kanban
4 27 (46.55%) Web Application Development
4 27 (46.55%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (46.55%) MVC
5 3 (5.17%) OO
6 1 (1.72%) OOD
6 1 (1.72%) SOA
6 1 (1.72%) Automated Testing
6 1 (1.72%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.72%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.72%) CQRS
6 1 (1.72%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (1.72%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Facebook
1 16 (27.59%) Twitter
2 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
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