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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 69 76 72
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 15 22 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.92% 1.96% 2.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.87% 8.80% 13.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 35
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +26.66%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +6.50%
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
152 250 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 19.44% 22.32% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 129 216 225
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

MSTest
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing MSTest as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

MSTest Salary Histogram in Kent

MSTest
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSTest within the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -8 10 £55,000 - 1
Folkestone - 3 £37,500 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +13 2 £41,250 -8.33%
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 Kent region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) TDD
2 17 (94.44%) NUnit
2 17 (94.44%) Scrum
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 17 (94.44%) Rhino Mocks
3 16 (88.89%) Moq
3 16 (88.89%) MVVM
3 16 (88.89%) Dependency Injection
3 16 (88.89%) Inversion of Control
3 16 (88.89%) WPF
3 16 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (88.89%) Kanban
3 16 (88.89%) Spring.NET
3 16 (88.89%) Castle Windsor
3 16 (88.89%) Ninject
3 16 (88.89%) Unity DI Container
3 16 (88.89%) Windows
3 16 (88.89%) WinForms
4 13 (72.22%) Facebook
4 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (55.56%) Twitter
5 10 (55.56%) Social Network
5 10 (55.56%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
6 5 (27.78%) MVC
6 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (94.44%) NUnit
1 17 (94.44%) Rhino Mocks
2 16 (88.89%) Moq
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) NCover
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Advertising
2 3 (16.67%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (94.44%) .NET Developer
3 10 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (55.56%) C# Developer
3 10 (55.56%) C# WPF Developer
3 10 (55.56%) WPF Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) Castle Windsor
2 16 (88.89%) Ninject
2 16 (88.89%) Spring.NET
2 16 (88.89%) Unity DI Container
2 16 (88.89%) WinForms
2 16 (88.89%) WPF
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (16.67%) WCF
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.11%) HTML
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (5.56%) CSLA.NET
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
6 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.56%) HTML5
6 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (88.89%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (55.56%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (55.56%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (94.44%) Scrum
2 17 (94.44%) TDD
3 16 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (88.89%) Dependency Injection
3 16 (88.89%) Kanban
3 16 (88.89%) MVVM
4 5 (27.78%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) Web Application Development
6 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Code Coverage
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Facebook
2 10 (55.56%) Twitter
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
Folkestone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago