The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 37 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 1.26% 2.70% 4.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.56% 21.43% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Average salary £47,500 £40,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.28% +24.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Visual Studio
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brentwood region.

Development Applications Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
54 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 22.59% 12.61% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 13
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £67,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Brentwood region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Brentwood

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Brentwood region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Brentwood

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood region citing Visual Studio 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 Visual Studio.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Wealth Management
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Straight-Through Processing
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MSMQ
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) FTP

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood region citing Visual Studio 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 Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) MSMQ
3 1 (33.33%) VXML
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
1 2 (66.67%) Wealth Management
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Straight-Through Processing
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Tcl
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco