The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 35 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 2.35% 8.05% 8.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.09% 63.33% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 17
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
Visual Studio
London

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

Development Applications Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
23 30 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 9.02% 12.71% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 27
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Croydon

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Croydon

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 23 (95.83%) C#
2 22 (91.67%) .NET
3 20 (83.33%) ASP.NET
4 19 (79.17%) SharePoint
4 19 (79.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 17 (70.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
6 16 (66.67%) Finance
7 15 (62.50%) XML
7 15 (62.50%) jQuery
7 15 (62.50%) Workflow
8 14 (58.33%) PerformancePoint
9 7 (29.17%) WCF
9 7 (29.17%) WinForms
10 5 (20.83%) MVC
10 5 (20.83%) C
11 4 (16.67%) Windows
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 4 (16.67%) OO
12 3 (12.50%) WF
12 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (12.50%) OOD
12 3 (12.50%) SQL
12 3 (12.50%) Classic ASP
12 3 (12.50%) XML Schema
13 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (8.33%) TDD
13 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
13 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
13 2 (8.33%) CSS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 19 (79.17%) SharePoint
1 19 (79.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 17 (70.83%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Maya
2 1 (4.17%) 3ds Max
2 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) PerformancePoint
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) MSTest
2 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Lead Software Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
8 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Systems Support Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) .NET
2 20 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 15 (62.50%) XML
3 15 (62.50%) jQuery
4 7 (29.17%) WinForms
4 7 (29.17%) WCF
5 3 (12.50%) WF
5 3 (12.50%) XML Schema
5 3 (12.50%) Classic ASP
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) HTML
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.17%) REST
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (4.17%) Flash
7 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Workflow
2 5 (20.83%) MVC
3 4 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (12.50%) OOD
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) TDD
5 2 (8.33%) Test Management
6 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Line Management
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) C#
2 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) C
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) VBScript
5 2 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) Apple
2 1 (4.17%) Perforce
2 1 (4.17%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) Acronis
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco