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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 30 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 9 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 4.69% 3.91% 2.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 90.00% 20.00% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 5
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +29.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £66,000 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
10 50 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 5.21% 19.53% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 10 40 26
Average salary £46,000 £47,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.15% +6.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Croydon

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) jQuery
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET
3 12 (85.71%) MVC
4 11 (78.57%) Finance
4 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
5 10 (71.43%) SQL
6 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (57.14%) LINQ
6 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
7 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
8 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
9 3 (21.43%) XML
9 3 (21.43%) PerformancePoint
9 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
10 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (14.29%) MSBuild
10 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (14.29%) HTML5
10 2 (14.29%) WCF
10 2 (14.29%) Ajax
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (14.29%) Workflow
10 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
10 2 (14.29%) HTML

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MSBuild
2 1 (7.14%) NUnit
2 1 (7.14%) MSTest
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Developer
3 10 (71.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (71.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (71.43%) C# Developer
4 4 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) jQuery
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET
3 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (57.14%) LINQ
5 3 (21.43%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5
6 2 (14.29%) WCF
6 2 (14.29%) Ajax
6 2 (14.29%) HTML
6 2 (14.29%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) MVC
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft