Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for MSTest skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MSTest over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 110 101
Rank change year-on-year +22 -9 0
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 20 19 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.51% 1.11% 2.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.66% 6.74% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 45
Kent median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,750 £34,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -

MSTest is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 207 282 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 15.61% 16.51% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 174 244 473
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £47,375 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.29% +18.44% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,875 £27,500 £30,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing MSTest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Kent

MSTest
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSTest in Kent.

Salary trend for MSTest in Kent

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSTest in Kent over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MSTest 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 16 £52,500 - 1
Canterbury -4 3 £35,000 -6.67%
Gravesend - 1 £60,000 -
MSTest
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) Broadband
1 20 (100.00%) Scrum
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) Kanban
2 19 (95.00%) Spring.NET
2 19 (95.00%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (95.00%) Unity DI Container
2 19 (95.00%) Dependency Injection
2 19 (95.00%) Inversion of Control
2 19 (95.00%) MVVM
2 19 (95.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 19 (95.00%) Moq
2 19 (95.00%) Castle Windsor
2 19 (95.00%) Ninject
2 19 (95.00%) TDD
2 19 (95.00%) NUnit
2 19 (95.00%) Telecoms
2 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (95.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 19 (95.00%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (80.00%) WPF
4 3 (15.00%) VB
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) WCF

MSTest
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
1 19 (95.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (95.00%) Moq
1 19 (95.00%) NUnit
1 19 (95.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 19 (95.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (95.00%) Telecoms Developer
3 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (95.00%) Castle Windsor
2 19 (95.00%) Ninject
2 19 (95.00%) Spring.NET
2 19 (95.00%) Unity DI Container
3 16 (80.00%) WPF
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) ServiceStack
4 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (95.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (100.00%) Kanban
1 20 (100.00%) Scrum
2 19 (95.00%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (95.00%) Dependency Injection
2 19 (95.00%) Inversion of Control
2 19 (95.00%) MVVM
2 19 (95.00%) TDD
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) VB
2 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.00%) SQL