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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 105 67 78
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 178 277 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.43% 3.62% 3.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% 21.74% 21.75%
Number of salaries quoted 167 249 235
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £26,900 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1246 1274 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.01% 16.64% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1089 1045 1037
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Hertfordshire +4 62 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Bedfordshire -22 48 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Essex -19 33 £37,500 +4.16% 2
Cambridgeshire -17 27 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Suffolk -4 4 £37,500 -10.71%
Norfolk -7 4 £33,500 -25.55%
Visual Studio
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 329 (89.40%) .NET
2 305 (82.88%) C#
3 253 (68.75%) ASP.NET
4 241 (65.49%) SQL Server
5 210 (57.07%) JavaScript
6 206 (55.98%) HTML
7 180 (48.91%) SQL
8 173 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
9 162 (44.02%) MVC
9 162 (44.02%) Microsoft
10 157 (42.66%) jQuery
11 148 (40.22%) CSS
12 107 (29.08%) .NET Framework
13 104 (28.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 101 (27.45%) Windows
15 98 (26.63%) Team Foundation Server
16 90 (24.46%) SQL Server 2008
17 84 (22.83%) Software Engineering
18 83 (22.55%) Scrum
19 80 (21.74%) Degree
19 80 (21.74%) Entity Framework
20 78 (21.20%) WCF
21 74 (20.11%) TDD
22 68 (18.48%) Ajax
23 65 (17.66%) MS Excel
24 63 (17.12%) VB.NET
24 63 (17.12%) HTML5
25 61 (16.58%) SQL Server 2012
26 60 (16.30%) XML
27 58 (15.76%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 50 (13.59%) SharePoint
2 49 (13.32%) IIS
3 16 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (3.53%) CMS
5 7 (1.90%) NServiceBus
6 6 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.36%) Node.js
8 3 (0.82%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.82%) WordPress
9 2 (0.54%) Confluence
9 2 (0.54%) Drupal
9 2 (0.54%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 65 (17.66%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.08%) MS Office
3 5 (1.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.54%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.54%) InDesign
6 1 (0.27%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 9 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (5.16%) SaaS
3 14 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.54%) Office 365
5 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.99%) HTTP
2 7 (1.90%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.90%) Firewall
3 5 (1.36%) Ethernet
3 5 (1.36%) Intranet
3 5 (1.36%) Internet
4 4 (1.09%) LTE
5 3 (0.82%) Wireless
5 3 (0.82%) DNS
5 3 (0.82%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.82%) HSPA
6 1 (0.27%) WCDMA
6 1 (0.27%) 3G
6 1 (0.27%) FTP
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (0.27%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.27%) NAS
6 1 (0.27%) 4G
6 1 (0.27%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (65.49%) SQL Server
2 90 (24.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (16.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 30 (8.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (6.52%) Relational Database
7 23 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (5.16%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (3.26%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (2.72%) QlikView
11 8 (2.17%) MySQL
11 8 (2.17%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.36%) RavenDB
12 5 (1.36%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.36%) Firebird
13 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.54%) SQLite
14 2 (0.54%) DB2
14 2 (0.54%) DTS
14 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 98 (26.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (13.59%) Subversion
3 49 (13.32%) Git (software)
4 40 (10.87%) TeamCity
5 19 (5.16%) NUnit
6 18 (4.89%) JIRA
7 16 (4.35%) ReSharper
7 16 (4.35%) Moq
8 14 (3.80%) Rhino Mocks
9 13 (3.53%) Selenium
10 10 (2.72%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (2.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 8 (2.17%) Bitbucket
12 8 (2.17%) MSBuild
13 7 (1.90%) NSubstitute
14 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (1.63%) CruiseControl
14 6 (1.63%) Mercurial
15 5 (1.36%) NCover
15 5 (1.36%) StyleCop
General
1 36 (9.78%) Finance
2 15 (4.08%) Marketing
3 8 (2.17%) Retail
3 8 (2.17%) Automotive
4 7 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.36%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.36%) Electronics
6 2 (0.54%) Law
6 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.54%) Games
6 2 (0.54%) Military
7 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.27%) Billing
7 1 (0.27%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 267 (72.55%) Developer
2 148 (40.22%) .NET Developer
3 82 (22.28%) C# Developer
4 65 (17.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 50 (13.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 48 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
7 47 (12.77%) Senior Developer
8 38 (10.33%) Software Engineer
9 36 (9.78%) Software Developer
10 32 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
11 31 (8.42%) Senior C# Developer
12 29 (7.88%) Web Developer
13 26 (7.07%) Junior
14 23 (6.25%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 21 (5.71%) AWS Developer
16 20 (5.43%) Junior Developer
17 18 (4.89%) C# Software Engineer
18 17 (4.62%) .NET Software Developer
19 16 (4.35%) Applications Developer
20 15 (4.08%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (89.40%) .NET
2 253 (68.75%) ASP.NET
3 206 (55.98%) HTML
4 157 (42.66%) jQuery
5 148 (40.22%) CSS
6 107 (29.08%) .NET Framework
7 104 (28.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 80 (21.74%) Entity Framework
9 78 (21.20%) WCF
10 68 (18.48%) Ajax
11 63 (17.12%) HTML5
12 60 (16.30%) XML
13 58 (15.76%) Web Services
14 56 (15.22%) AngularJS
15 49 (13.32%) LINQ
16 40 (10.87%) WPF
17 36 (9.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 32 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
19 25 (6.79%) KnockoutJS
19 25 (6.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.88%) Computer Science
2 19 (5.16%) N-Tier
3 17 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.08%) Visualisation
5 13 (3.53%) Client/Server
6 12 (3.26%) Mathematics
7 10 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.72%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.17%) User Experience
9 6 (1.63%) Inversion of Control
10 4 (1.09%) Wiki
10 4 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.09%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.09%) Replication
10 4 (1.09%) Machine to Machine
11 2 (0.54%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.54%) Kindle
11 2 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.27%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.27%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 101 (27.45%) Windows
2 20 (5.43%) Linux
3 11 (2.99%) Android
4 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.36%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.36%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.09%) UNIX
7 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.82%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.82%) Windows Vista
7 3 (0.82%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.54%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (44.02%) MVC
3 84 (22.83%) Software Engineering
4 83 (22.55%) Scrum
5 74 (20.11%) TDD
6 55 (14.95%) OO
7 45 (12.23%) SDLC
8 38 (10.33%) Web Development
9 35 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (9.51%) Web Design
10 34 (9.24%) OOD
11 33 (8.97%) Responsive Web Design
12 32 (8.70%) Multithreading
13 31 (8.42%) Unit Testing
14 28 (7.61%) Workflow
15 26 (7.07%) Mentoring
16 18 (4.89%) Kanban
17 17 (4.62%) Automated Testing
18 16 (4.35%) E-Commerce
19 15 (4.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 305 (82.88%) C#
2 210 (57.07%) JavaScript
3 180 (48.91%) SQL
4 63 (17.12%) VB.NET
5 47 (12.77%) T-SQL
6 38 (10.33%) C
7 32 (8.70%) VB
8 31 (8.42%) C++
9 24 (6.52%) PowerShell
10 20 (5.43%) Java
11 12 (3.26%) Python
12 9 (2.45%) Delphi
12 9 (2.45%) XPath
13 8 (2.17%) Perl
14 7 (1.90%) PHP
15 5 (1.36%) Fortran
15 5 (1.36%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.09%) VBA
17 3 (0.82%) XQuery
17 3 (0.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 80 (21.74%) Degree
2 11 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.90%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.36%) MCSD
6 3 (0.82%) ISEB
6 3 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.27%) MCTS
7 1 (0.27%) MCP
7 1 (0.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.61%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (2.99%) MOM
2 3 (0.82%) SCOM
3 1 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 162 (44.02%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.34%) Telerik
3 10 (2.72%) Tableau
4 9 (2.45%) Oracle
5 8 (2.17%) CheckPoint
5 8 (2.17%) New Relic
6 7 (1.90%) Rackspace
6 7 (1.90%) Adobe
7 6 (1.63%) Cisco
8 5 (1.36%) VMware
8 5 (1.36%) SAP
8 5 (1.36%) Embarcadero
8 5 (1.36%) Borland
9 4 (1.09%) Nintex
10 3 (0.82%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.82%) Micro Focus
10 3 (0.82%) Riverbed
11 2 (0.54%) Siebel
11 2 (0.54%) EPiServer
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Candidate Source
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £50k (DOE) + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Xaar
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Xaar
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits including bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago