The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 88 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 13 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.16% 0.85% -
As % of the Development Applications category 7.88% 6.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 0
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Development Applications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
165 150 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 14.68% 14.22% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 153 117 104
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
MSTest
South East

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
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 25 July 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 -3 10 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Canterbury - 3 £37,500 - 1
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 25 (100.00%) MVC
1 25 (100.00%) WPF
1 25 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 25 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 25 (100.00%) Moq
2 24 (96.00%) Dependency Injection
2 24 (96.00%) MVVM
2 24 (96.00%) Unity DI Container
2 24 (96.00%) Scrum
2 24 (96.00%) TDD
2 24 (96.00%) NUnit
2 24 (96.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (96.00%) Windows
3 23 (92.00%) WinForms
3 23 (92.00%) Castle Windsor
3 23 (92.00%) Ninject
3 23 (92.00%) Inversion of Control
3 23 (92.00%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (92.00%) Kanban
3 23 (92.00%) Spring.NET
4 14 (56.00%) Web Application Development
5 12 (48.00%) WCF
5 12 (48.00%) OO
6 10 (40.00%) OOP
6 10 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
6 10 (40.00%) MCP
6 10 (40.00%) MCAD

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (96.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 25 (100.00%) Moq
2 24 (96.00%) NUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (96.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 25 (100.00%) WPF
1 25 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 24 (96.00%) Unity DI Container
3 23 (92.00%) Spring.NET
3 23 (92.00%) Castle Windsor
3 23 (92.00%) Ninject
3 23 (92.00%) WinForms
4 12 (48.00%) WCF
5 10 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
5 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.00%) SOAP
7 1 (4.00%) WSDL
7 1 (4.00%) CSS
7 1 (4.00%) NHibernate
7 1 (4.00%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (92.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) Social Network
3 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) MVC
2 24 (96.00%) Scrum
2 24 (96.00%) TDD
2 24 (96.00%) Dependency Injection
2 24 (96.00%) MVVM
3 23 (92.00%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (92.00%) Kanban
4 14 (56.00%) Web Application Development
5 12 (48.00%) OO
6 10 (40.00%) OOD
6 10 (40.00%) OOP
6 10 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.00%) Use Case
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.00%) Information Governance
7 1 (4.00%) UML
7 1 (4.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (4.00%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) MCP
1 10 (40.00%) MCAD
1 10 (40.00%) MCSD
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (40.00%) MCTS
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Facebook
2 3 (12.00%) Twitter
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago