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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 68 91 74
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 39 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.35% 1.06% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.18% 7.47% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 39 13 6
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
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
296 174 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 25.43% 14.12% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 259 158 117
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Maidstone +10 13 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Canterbury - 13 £37,500 - 2
Dartford - 9 £50,000 - 1
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 62 (100.00%) Scrum
1 62 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 62 (100.00%) TDD
1 62 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 62 (100.00%) Kanban
1 62 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 62 (100.00%) MVVM
1 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 62 (100.00%) C#
1 62 (100.00%) .NET
1 62 (100.00%) WPF
1 62 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 62 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 62 (100.00%) Ninject
1 62 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 62 (100.00%) NUnit
1 62 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 62 (100.00%) Moq
1 62 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
2 53 (85.48%) MVC
2 53 (85.48%) ASP.NET MVC
2 53 (85.48%) ASP.NET
2 53 (85.48%) WinForms
2 53 (85.48%) Web Application Development
2 53 (85.48%) Windows
3 29 (46.77%) WCF
4 25 (40.32%) Microsoft
4 25 (40.32%) Razor View Engine
5 24 (38.71%) Social Network
5 24 (38.71%) Enterprise Software

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 62 (100.00%) NUnit
1 62 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 62 (100.00%) Moq
General
1 24 (38.71%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (100.00%) Developer
1 62 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (100.00%) .NET
1 62 (100.00%) WPF
1 62 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 62 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 62 (100.00%) Ninject
1 62 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
2 53 (85.48%) ASP.NET MVC
2 53 (85.48%) ASP.NET
2 53 (85.48%) WinForms
3 29 (46.77%) WCF
4 25 (40.32%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 62 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
2 24 (38.71%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (38.71%) Social Network
3 4 (6.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 53 (85.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) Scrum
1 62 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 62 (100.00%) TDD
1 62 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 62 (100.00%) Kanban
1 62 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 62 (100.00%) MVVM
2 53 (85.48%) Web Application Development
2 53 (85.48%) MVC
3 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 25 (40.32%) Microsoft
2 24 (38.71%) Facebook
2 24 (38.71%) Twitter
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