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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
South East / Kent
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 78 65
Rank change year-on-year +2 -13  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 1 10 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.15% 1.06% 3.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.80% 5.41% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 34
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

MSTest is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 125 185 260
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 18.80% 19.64% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 114 162 225
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing MSTest as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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
Dartford - 1 £37,500 - 1
MSTest
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (100.00%) Moq
1 1 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (100.00%) Ninject
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project

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 1 (100.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Moq
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (100.00%) Ninject
1 1 (100.00%) Spring.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago