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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft MSTest
Rank 57 96 85
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -11
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 38 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.89% 1.12% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.31% 5.69% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 38 14 4
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
233 246 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.82% 19.68% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 193 197 126
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Canterbury - 15 £37,500 - 1
Dartford - 13 £50,000 - 1
Rochester - 5 £42,500 - 1
Maidstone +22 4 £37,500 -6.25%
MSTest
South East

MSTest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 78 (100.00%) C#
1 78 (100.00%) .NET
1 78 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 78 (100.00%) Scrum
1 78 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 78 (100.00%) TDD
1 78 (100.00%) NUnit
1 78 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 78 (100.00%) Kanban
1 78 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 78 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 78 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 78 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 78 (100.00%) Moq
1 78 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 78 (100.00%) Ninject
1 78 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
2 75 (96.15%) WPF
2 75 (96.15%) MVVM
3 55 (70.51%) ASP.NET
3 55 (70.51%) MVC
3 55 (70.51%) ASP.NET MVC
3 55 (70.51%) Web Application Development
4 52 (66.67%) Windows
4 52 (66.67%) WinForms
5 29 (37.18%) WCF
6 26 (33.33%) Finance
6 26 (33.33%) Social Network
6 26 (33.33%) Facebook
6 26 (33.33%) Twitter

MSTest
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 78 (100.00%) NUnit
1 78 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 78 (100.00%) Moq
General
1 26 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (100.00%) Developer
1 78 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (100.00%) .NET
1 78 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 78 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 78 (100.00%) Ninject
1 78 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
2 75 (96.15%) WPF
3 55 (70.51%) ASP.NET MVC
3 55 (70.51%) ASP.NET
4 52 (66.67%) WinForms
5 29 (37.18%) WCF
6 22 (28.21%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 78 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
2 26 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (33.33%) Social Network
3 4 (5.13%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 52 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (100.00%) Scrum
1 78 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 78 (100.00%) TDD
1 78 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 78 (100.00%) Kanban
1 78 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
2 75 (96.15%) MVVM
3 55 (70.51%) Web Application Development
3 55 (70.51%) MVC
4 23 (29.49%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (3.85%) VB
2 3 (3.85%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 26 (33.33%) Facebook
1 26 (33.33%) Twitter
2 22 (28.21%) Microsoft
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochester, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashford, Kent
@ITS
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40,000 - £55,000 + beneifts
Posted: 6 days ago