The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 87 93 72
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 214 205 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.93% 2.91% 3.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.88% 18.64% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 181 184 280
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,050 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Visual Studio
England

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

Development Applications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1197 1100 1245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.38% 15.62% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 932 922 1090
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in the East of England

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in the East of England

Visual Studio
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -3 72 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Hertfordshire +13 53 £50,000 +37.93% 3
Bedfordshire -11 37 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Essex -4 25 £37,500 +36.36% 6
Suffolk +8 19 £27,500 -35.29% 6
Norfolk +3 8 £32,500 +8.33% 3
East Anglia - 1 - -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 422 (84.74%) .NET
2 403 (80.92%) C#
3 346 (69.48%) SQL Server
4 306 (61.45%) ASP.NET
5 290 (58.23%) HTML
6 272 (54.62%) JavaScript
7 234 (46.99%) CSS
8 228 (45.78%) Microsoft
9 224 (44.98%) SQL
10 204 (40.96%) MVC
11 200 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
12 152 (30.52%) jQuery
12 152 (30.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 140 (28.11%) .NET Framework
14 137 (27.51%) WCF
15 131 (26.31%) Software Engineering
15 131 (26.31%) ASP.NET MVC
16 119 (23.90%) TDD
17 117 (23.49%) Degree
18 115 (23.09%) Team Foundation Server
18 115 (23.09%) Windows
19 106 (21.29%) MS Excel
20 101 (20.28%) Scrum
21 93 (18.67%) XML
22 87 (17.47%) C++
23 85 (17.07%) OO
24 83 (16.67%) WPF
24 83 (16.67%) Computer Science
25 80 (16.06%) T-SQL
25 80 (16.06%) Java

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 61 (12.25%) IIS
2 39 (7.83%) SharePoint
3 34 (6.83%) Confluence
4 29 (5.82%) CMS
5 16 (3.21%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (2.81%) Kentico
7 6 (1.20%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.20%) WordPress
7 6 (1.20%) JBoss
7 6 (1.20%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.80%) Drupal
10 2 (0.40%) Joomla!
10 2 (0.40%) Moodle
10 2 (0.40%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 106 (21.29%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.21%) MS Office
3 12 (2.41%) Mingle
4 8 (1.61%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.60%) InDesign
6 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.00%) Temenos T24
3 4 (0.80%) Magento
4 1 (0.20%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.82%) SaaS
2 23 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.61%) SMS
1 8 (1.61%) SMPP
1 8 (1.61%) Firewall
1 8 (1.61%) NFC
2 7 (1.41%) Internet
2 7 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.20%) VoIP
4 5 (1.00%) DNS
4 5 (1.00%) HTTP
5 4 (0.80%) PBX
6 2 (0.40%) IMAP
6 2 (0.40%) Wireless
6 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.40%) SMTP
7 1 (0.20%) FTP
7 1 (0.20%) Intranet
7 1 (0.20%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (69.48%) SQL Server
2 152 (30.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (6.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 27 (5.42%) Relational Database
5 25 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (3.41%) SQL Server 2000
9 16 (3.21%) Crystal Reports
10 15 (3.01%) MySQL
10 15 (3.01%) Oracle Database 10g
10 15 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (3.01%) Oracle Database
11 14 (2.81%) RavenDB
12 13 (2.61%) Neo4j
13 11 (2.21%) DB2
14 9 (1.81%) MS Access
15 8 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.80%) RDBMS
17 3 (0.60%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 115 (23.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 57 (11.45%) NUnit
3 48 (9.64%) Git (software)
4 31 (6.22%) Subversion
5 27 (5.42%) Rhino Mocks
6 21 (4.22%) Moq
7 20 (4.02%) MSTest
8 19 (3.82%) JIRA
9 18 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
10 17 (3.41%) TeamCity
10 17 (3.41%) CruiseControl
11 15 (3.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 14 (2.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (2.01%) WiX
13 10 (2.01%) MSBuild
14 8 (1.61%) SpecFlow
14 8 (1.61%) ReSharper
15 7 (1.41%) Jenkins
16 5 (1.00%) Eclipse
16 5 (1.00%) Hudson
General
1 55 (11.04%) Finance
2 38 (7.63%) Marketing
3 24 (4.82%) Automotive
4 15 (3.01%) Banking
5 11 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.81%) Retail
7 6 (1.20%) Advertising
8 4 (0.80%) Electronics
9 2 (0.40%) Back Office
9 2 (0.40%) Publishing
10 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 372 (74.70%) Developer
2 139 (27.91%) C# Developer
3 135 (27.11%) .NET Developer
4 99 (19.88%) Software Developer
5 86 (17.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 61 (12.25%) Software Engineer
7 60 (12.05%) Web Developer
8 57 (11.45%) Senior Developer
9 43 (8.63%) Junior
10 42 (8.43%) Graduate
11 40 (8.03%) Junior Developer
12 37 (7.43%) .NET Web Developer
13 35 (7.03%) ASP.NET Developer
13 35 (7.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 32 (6.43%) Senior .NET Developer
15 26 (5.22%) Senior C# Developer
16 22 (4.42%) Applications Developer
16 22 (4.42%) Development Manager
17 21 (4.22%) Architect
17 21 (4.22%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 422 (84.74%) .NET
2 306 (61.45%) ASP.NET
3 290 (58.23%) HTML
4 234 (46.99%) CSS
5 152 (30.52%) jQuery
6 140 (28.11%) .NET Framework
7 137 (27.51%) WCF
8 131 (26.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 93 (18.67%) XML
10 83 (16.67%) WPF
11 73 (14.66%) Web Services
12 67 (13.45%) HTML5
13 64 (12.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 53 (10.64%) Silverlight
15 52 (10.44%) LINQ
16 51 (10.24%) Ajax
17 45 (9.04%) WinForms
17 45 (9.04%) CSS3
18 44 (8.84%) AngularJS
19 40 (8.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 83 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 40 (8.03%) N-Tier
3 35 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.42%) User Experience
5 14 (2.81%) Mathematics
6 10 (2.01%) Algorithms
7 9 (1.81%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.61%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.41%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.80%) Device Driver
10 4 (0.80%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.80%) NHS
11 3 (0.60%) W3C
11 3 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (0.60%) Kindle
11 3 (0.60%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.40%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.40%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 115 (23.09%) Windows
2 29 (5.82%) Android
3 27 (5.42%) Linux
4 26 (5.22%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.81%) UNIX
6 8 (1.61%) Windows Phone
7 6 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.60%) CentOS
10 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (40.96%) MVC
2 200 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (26.31%) Software Engineering
4 119 (23.90%) TDD
5 101 (20.28%) Scrum
6 85 (17.07%) OO
7 56 (11.24%) Web Development
8 46 (9.24%) OOD
9 39 (7.83%) Multithreading
10 37 (7.43%) Unit Testing
11 34 (6.83%) Mentoring
12 26 (5.22%) OOP
13 24 (4.82%) Matrix Management
14 22 (4.42%) Workflow
15 21 (4.22%) SOA
15 21 (4.22%) MVVM
16 20 (4.02%) E-Commerce
16 20 (4.02%) Performance Management
17 19 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
18 18 (3.61%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 403 (80.92%) C#
2 272 (54.62%) JavaScript
3 224 (44.98%) SQL
4 87 (17.47%) C++
5 80 (16.06%) T-SQL
5 80 (16.06%) Java
6 60 (12.05%) VB.NET
7 43 (8.63%) C
8 40 (8.03%) PowerShell
9 31 (6.22%) VB
10 24 (4.82%) Perl
11 19 (3.82%) PHP
11 19 (3.82%) Python
12 15 (3.01%) VBA
13 13 (2.61%) Shell Script
13 13 (2.61%) VB6
13 13 (2.61%) Bourne shell
14 8 (1.61%) XAML
15 6 (1.20%) VBScript
16 3 (0.60%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 117 (23.49%) Degree
2 10 (2.01%) SC Cleared
2 10 (2.01%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.81%) VCP4
4 8 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.60%) MCTS
5 3 (0.60%) MCP
5 3 (0.60%) MCSD
5 3 (0.60%) MCSE
6 2 (0.40%) ISEB
6 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.24%) QA
2 8 (1.61%) ISO 8583
3 3 (0.60%) WCAG
3 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.80%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (3.21%) MOM
2 6 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.60%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.40%) SCOM
5 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 228 (45.78%) Microsoft
2 46 (9.24%) Oracle
3 21 (4.22%) Atlassian
4 12 (2.41%) Telerik
5 9 (1.81%) Cognos
5 9 (1.81%) Rackspace
6 8 (1.61%) Twitter
6 8 (1.61%) TOWER Software
7 7 (1.41%) Adobe
8 5 (1.00%) AppDynamics
8 5 (1.00%) IBM
8 5 (1.00%) SolarWinds
9 4 (0.80%) Facebook
9 4 (0.80%) Temenos
10 2 (0.40%) Software AG
10 2 (0.40%) Progress
10 2 (0.40%) Fiorano
10 2 (0.40%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.40%) Sage
10 2 (0.40%) TIBCO
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