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 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 98 63 78
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 202 349 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.72% 4.15% 3.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.25% 25.81% 22.88%
Number of salaries quoted 178 289 256
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,550 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
1243 1352 1259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.74% 16.07% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1021 1133 1114
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Essex -7 54 £30,250 -21.93% 4
Bedfordshire -20 46 £47,500 - 8
Hertfordshire +6 45 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Cambridgeshire -36 30 £38,000 -5.00% 9
Suffolk -20 21 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Norfolk +6 6 £24,500 -18.33% 1
Visual Studio
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 361 (86.57%) .NET
2 347 (83.21%) C#
3 290 (69.54%) SQL Server
4 279 (66.91%) ASP.NET
5 244 (58.51%) HTML
6 238 (57.07%) JavaScript
7 201 (48.20%) SQL
8 188 (45.08%) CSS
9 176 (42.21%) Microsoft
10 168 (40.29%) MVC
11 166 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
12 151 (36.21%) jQuery
13 112 (26.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 109 (26.14%) .NET Framework
15 105 (25.18%) ASP.NET MVC
16 101 (24.22%) Software Engineering
17 97 (23.26%) Windows
18 96 (23.02%) Team Foundation Server
19 87 (20.86%) Degree
20 82 (19.66%) Scrum
21 81 (19.42%) MS Excel
22 72 (17.27%) WCF
23 71 (17.03%) XML
24 70 (16.79%) TDD
25 61 (14.63%) VB.NET
25 61 (14.63%) C++
26 58 (13.91%) Ajax
27 57 (13.67%) Finance
28 56 (13.43%) Entity Framework
29 55 (13.19%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 51 (12.23%) IIS
2 34 (8.15%) CMS
3 27 (6.47%) SharePoint
4 24 (5.76%) Confluence
5 16 (3.84%) Kentico
6 11 (2.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (2.16%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.68%) WordPress
8 7 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.20%) Drupal
10 4 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.72%) Node.js
12 2 (0.48%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.48%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.24%) JBoss
Applications
1 81 (19.42%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.92%) Mingle
3 7 (1.68%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.68%) MS Office
4 6 (1.44%) InDesign
5 3 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.24%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (5.04%) SaaS
3 16 (3.84%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.24%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.88%) Firewall
2 7 (1.68%) HTTP
3 6 (1.44%) Internet
3 6 (1.44%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.44%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.96%) Intranet
5 3 (0.72%) Wireless
6 2 (0.48%) DNS
6 2 (0.48%) FTP
6 2 (0.48%) SMTP
6 2 (0.48%) IMAP
6 2 (0.48%) LTE
7 1 (0.24%) HSPA
7 1 (0.24%) NAS
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (0.24%) 4G
7 1 (0.24%) WCDMA
7 1 (0.24%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (69.54%) SQL Server
2 112 (26.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (9.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 31 (7.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (3.84%) SQL Server 2000
7 14 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.36%) MySQL
8 13 (3.12%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (2.40%) RavenDB
11 9 (2.16%) Neo4j
12 7 (1.68%) QlikView
12 7 (1.68%) DB2
13 5 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.20%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.20%) Firebird
14 4 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.48%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 96 (23.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 49 (11.75%) Git (software)
3 37 (8.87%) NUnit
4 31 (7.43%) Subversion
5 26 (6.24%) JIRA
6 22 (5.28%) TeamCity
7 19 (4.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 18 (4.32%) Rhino Mocks
9 12 (2.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 11 (2.64%) CruiseControl
11 10 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (1.92%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.92%) Moq
12 8 (1.92%) MSTest
13 6 (1.44%) Selenium
13 6 (1.44%) ReSharper
14 4 (0.96%) Bugzilla
14 4 (0.96%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.96%) GCC
14 4 (0.96%) MSBuild
General
1 57 (13.67%) Finance
2 17 (4.08%) Automotive
3 14 (3.36%) Marketing
4 11 (2.64%) Retail
5 7 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.20%) Electronics
7 2 (0.48%) Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.24%) Advertising
8 1 (0.24%) Front Office
8 1 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 315 (75.54%) Developer
2 157 (37.65%) .NET Developer
3 102 (24.46%) C# Developer
4 64 (15.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 62 (14.87%) Software Developer
6 56 (13.43%) Software Engineer
7 55 (13.19%) Web Developer
8 36 (8.63%) Junior
9 34 (8.15%) .NET Web Developer
10 33 (7.91%) Junior Developer
11 32 (7.67%) Senior Developer
12 31 (7.43%) ASP.NET Developer
13 30 (7.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 25 (6.00%) C# Software Engineer
15 24 (5.76%) Junior .NET Developer
16 23 (5.52%) Graduate
17 21 (5.04%) Senior .NET Developer
18 19 (4.56%) Development Manager
19 17 (4.08%) Applications Developer
20 16 (3.84%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (86.57%) .NET
2 279 (66.91%) ASP.NET
3 244 (58.51%) HTML
4 188 (45.08%) CSS
5 151 (36.21%) jQuery
6 109 (26.14%) .NET Framework
7 105 (25.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 72 (17.27%) WCF
9 71 (17.03%) XML
10 58 (13.91%) Ajax
11 56 (13.43%) Entity Framework
12 53 (12.71%) HTML5
13 51 (12.23%) AngularJS
14 48 (11.51%) Web Services
15 43 (10.31%) SOAP
16 35 (8.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 34 (8.15%) LINQ
18 33 (7.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 31 (7.43%) KnockoutJS
20 29 (6.95%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.23%) Computer Science
2 23 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.56%) Mathematics
3 19 (4.56%) N-Tier
4 12 (2.88%) User Experience
5 10 (2.40%) Visualisation
6 9 (2.16%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.92%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.44%) Device Driver
8 6 (1.44%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.20%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.96%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.72%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.72%) W3C
12 2 (0.48%) Replication
12 2 (0.48%) Inversion of Control
13 1 (0.24%) Open Source
13 1 (0.24%) Smartphone
13 1 (0.24%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 97 (23.26%) Windows
2 35 (8.39%) Linux
3 11 (2.64%) UNIX
4 8 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.44%) Android
6 5 (1.20%) CentOS
6 5 (1.20%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.48%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (40.29%) MVC
2 166 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (24.22%) Software Engineering
4 82 (19.66%) Scrum
5 70 (16.79%) TDD
6 50 (11.99%) OO
7 45 (10.79%) Web Development
8 44 (10.55%) Unit Testing
9 34 (8.15%) Web Design
10 33 (7.91%) Responsive Web Design
11 29 (6.95%) OOD
12 28 (6.71%) Mentoring
13 24 (5.76%) E-Commerce
14 20 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (4.56%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (4.32%) Multithreading
17 17 (4.08%) SOA
17 17 (4.08%) OOP
18 16 (3.84%) Workflow
19 15 (3.60%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 347 (83.21%) C#
2 238 (57.07%) JavaScript
3 201 (48.20%) SQL
4 61 (14.63%) VB.NET
4 61 (14.63%) C++
5 55 (13.19%) T-SQL
6 50 (11.99%) Java
7 41 (9.83%) C
8 38 (9.11%) PowerShell
9 29 (6.95%) VB
10 20 (4.80%) Perl
11 17 (4.08%) PHP
11 17 (4.08%) Python
12 15 (3.60%) Bourne shell
13 13 (3.12%) Shell Script
14 9 (2.16%) VBA
15 8 (1.92%) VB6
16 5 (1.20%) Delphi
17 4 (0.96%) Bash Shell
18 3 (0.72%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 87 (20.86%) Degree
2 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (1.44%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.20%) MCTS
3 5 (1.20%) MCSE
3 5 (1.20%) MCSD
4 4 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.72%) MCP
6 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (11.27%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.96%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.44%) MOM
2 6 (1.44%) SCOM
3 5 (1.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 176 (42.21%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.28%) Oracle
3 13 (3.12%) Telerik
4 12 (2.88%) Rackspace
5 10 (2.40%) Adobe
6 9 (2.16%) Cognos
7 8 (1.92%) TOWER Software
7 8 (1.92%) Twitter
8 7 (1.68%) SolarWinds
8 7 (1.68%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.68%) AppDynamics
8 7 (1.68%) Tableau
8 7 (1.68%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.20%) Embarcadero
9 5 (1.20%) Borland
10 3 (0.72%) New Relic
10 3 (0.72%) Micro Focus
10 3 (0.72%) Cisco
11 2 (0.48%) Siebel
11 2 (0.48%) SAP
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £48k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £43,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
easyJet
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Superb benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive salary & package
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits - Travel Expenses + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits/Progression
Posted: 15 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
N. Herts
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago