Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
South East > Kent
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 86 113
Rank change year-on-year -1 +27 -7
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 1 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.11% 1.90% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.48% 11.57% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 22 16
Kent median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.89% -18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £58,750 £22,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,750 £57,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 210 216 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 22.95% 16.44% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 177 175 248
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £28,650 £24,400 £28,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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
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 15 December 2018. 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
Chatham - 1 £62,500 -
MSTest
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing MSTest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#