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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 77 88 77
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 252 206 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.21% 3.00% 3.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.18% 19.62% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 232 195 295
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,025 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
1249 1050 1361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 15.90% 15.30% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 997 911 1202
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,850 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 2014.

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 December 2014. 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 +36 97 £37,500 - 6
Bedfordshire +14 61 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Hertfordshire -31 44 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Essex -10 30 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Suffolk +17 20 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Norfolk -13 4 £37,500 +25.00%
East Anglia - 1 - -
Visual Studio
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

1 462 (86.36%) .NET
2 430 (80.37%) C#
3 371 (69.35%) SQL Server
4 319 (59.63%) ASP.NET
5 302 (56.45%) HTML
6 260 (48.60%) JavaScript
7 247 (46.17%) Microsoft
8 226 (42.24%) SQL
9 222 (41.50%) CSS
10 221 (41.31%) Agile Software Development
11 184 (34.39%) MVC
12 164 (30.65%) jQuery
13 159 (29.72%) WCF
14 145 (27.10%) SQL Server 2008
15 135 (25.23%) TDD
16 127 (23.74%) .NET Framework
17 124 (23.18%) Software Engineering
18 122 (22.80%) Team Foundation Server
19 120 (22.43%) Windows
20 113 (21.12%) WPF
21 111 (20.75%) Degree
21 111 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
22 109 (20.37%) Scrum
23 102 (19.07%) MS Excel
24 96 (17.94%) XML
25 87 (16.26%) OO
26 86 (16.07%) VB.NET
26 86 (16.07%) C++
27 80 (14.95%) Web Services
28 79 (14.77%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 62 (11.59%) SharePoint
2 44 (8.22%) IIS
3 23 (4.30%) Confluence
4 20 (3.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 17 (3.18%) CMS
6 14 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.93%) JBoss
8 5 (0.93%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.93%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.37%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.37%) WordPress
9 2 (0.37%) Moodle
9 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Foundation
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.19%) Kentico
Applications
1 102 (19.07%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.05%) MS Office
3 11 (2.06%) Mingle
4 6 (1.12%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.93%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.19%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 14 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.75%) Temenos T24
2 4 (0.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.05%) SaaS
2 20 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.43%) Intranet
2 8 (1.50%) SMPP
2 8 (1.50%) SMS
2 8 (1.50%) VoIP
2 8 (1.50%) NFC
3 7 (1.31%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.12%) Internet
5 5 (0.93%) Firewall
6 4 (0.75%) PBX
7 3 (0.56%) DNS
7 3 (0.56%) HTTP
8 1 (0.19%) SSL
8 1 (0.19%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (69.35%) SQL Server
2 145 (27.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (7.29%) Relational Database
3 39 (7.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 32 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (5.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (4.67%) Crystal Reports
7 22 (4.11%) Oracle Database
8 19 (3.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 19 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (2.80%) SQL Server 2000
10 15 (2.80%) MySQL
11 11 (2.06%) RavenDB
11 11 (2.06%) Neo4j
12 10 (1.87%) DB2
13 9 (1.68%) MS Access
14 7 (1.31%) RDBMS
14 7 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 122 (22.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 55 (10.28%) NUnit
3 37 (6.92%) Subversion
4 36 (6.73%) Git (software)
5 27 (5.05%) Moq
5 27 (5.05%) TeamCity
6 22 (4.11%) Rhino Mocks
7 20 (3.74%) MSTest
8 19 (3.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 14 (2.62%) CruiseControl
10 12 (2.24%) ReSharper
11 11 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (1.87%) WiX
12 10 (1.87%) MSBuild
13 9 (1.68%) Selenium
14 8 (1.50%) NuGet
14 8 (1.50%) Mercurial
15 6 (1.12%) Jenkins
16 5 (0.93%) Ranorex
General
1 63 (11.78%) Finance
2 37 (6.92%) Marketing
3 17 (3.18%) Automotive
4 15 (2.80%) Banking
5 10 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.31%) Advertising
7 4 (0.75%) Retail
8 3 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.56%) Electronics
9 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.37%) Publishing
9 2 (0.37%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 396 (74.02%) Developer
2 134 (25.05%) C# Developer
3 132 (24.67%) .NET Developer
4 102 (19.07%) Software Developer
5 91 (17.01%) C# .NET Developer
6 69 (12.90%) Senior Developer
7 50 (9.35%) Web Developer
8 44 (8.22%) Software Engineer
8 44 (8.22%) Graduate
9 38 (7.10%) Junior
10 37 (6.92%) Junior Developer
10 37 (6.92%) Senior .NET Developer
11 34 (6.36%) Architect
11 34 (6.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 32 (5.98%) ASP.NET Developer
13 26 (4.86%) Senior C# Developer
14 25 (4.67%) Applications Developer
15 23 (4.30%) Author
15 23 (4.30%) Technical Author
16 21 (3.93%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 462 (86.36%) .NET
2 319 (59.63%) ASP.NET
3 302 (56.45%) HTML
4 222 (41.50%) CSS
5 164 (30.65%) jQuery
6 159 (29.72%) WCF
7 127 (23.74%) .NET Framework
8 113 (21.12%) WPF
9 111 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 96 (17.94%) XML
11 80 (14.95%) Web Services
12 66 (12.34%) HTML5
12 66 (12.34%) Silverlight
13 55 (10.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 54 (10.09%) WinForms
15 47 (8.79%) LINQ
16 40 (7.48%) CSS3
16 40 (7.48%) Ajax
17 33 (6.17%) AngularJS
18 29 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 74 (13.83%) Computer Science
2 42 (7.85%) N-Tier
3 34 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (5.98%) User Experience
5 14 (2.62%) Algorithms
6 12 (2.24%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.06%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.87%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.50%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.50%) Mathematics
9 8 (1.50%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.75%) NHS
10 4 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.75%) Kindle
11 3 (0.56%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.56%) CAN bus
11 3 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.56%) Device Driver
11 3 (0.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 120 (22.43%) Windows
2 32 (5.98%) Android
2 32 (5.98%) Apple iOS
3 17 (3.18%) Linux
4 8 (1.50%) Windows Phone
5 5 (0.93%) CentOS
5 5 (0.93%) UNIX
6 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (41.31%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (34.39%) MVC
3 135 (25.23%) TDD
4 124 (23.18%) Software Engineering
5 109 (20.37%) Scrum
6 87 (16.26%) OO
7 54 (10.09%) Multithreading
8 47 (8.79%) OOD
9 43 (8.04%) Web Development
10 34 (6.36%) Mentoring
11 33 (6.17%) Unit Testing
11 33 (6.17%) OOP
12 29 (5.42%) Workflow
13 27 (5.05%) Matrix Management
14 24 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (3.93%) Document Management
16 20 (3.74%) SOA
16 20 (3.74%) E-Commerce
17 19 (3.55%) MVVM
18 18 (3.36%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 430 (80.37%) C#
2 260 (48.60%) JavaScript
3 226 (42.24%) SQL
4 86 (16.07%) C++
4 86 (16.07%) VB.NET
5 79 (14.77%) T-SQL
6 75 (14.02%) Java
7 43 (8.04%) VB
8 40 (7.48%) C
9 26 (4.86%) PowerShell
10 22 (4.11%) VB6
11 21 (3.93%) PHP
12 20 (3.74%) Perl
13 14 (2.62%) VBA
14 13 (2.43%) Python
15 10 (1.87%) XAML
16 8 (1.50%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.12%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.93%) VBScript
19 4 (0.75%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 111 (20.75%) Degree
2 12 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.68%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.93%) MCTS
4 5 (0.93%) MCSD
4 5 (0.93%) MCSE
5 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.37%) MCP
6 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.19%) ISEB
6 1 (0.19%) HNC
6 1 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.98%) QA
2 8 (1.50%) ISO 8583
3 4 (0.75%) WCAG
3 4 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (3.18%) MOM
2 5 (0.93%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 3 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.37%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 247 (46.17%) Microsoft
2 57 (10.65%) Oracle
3 23 (4.30%) Atlassian
4 10 (1.87%) Telerik
4 10 (1.87%) Business Objects
5 9 (1.68%) Cognos
5 9 (1.68%) Rackspace
6 8 (1.50%) Twitter
7 5 (0.93%) Red Gate
7 5 (0.93%) Xamarin
7 5 (0.93%) DevExpress
7 5 (0.93%) IBM
7 5 (0.93%) Epiphany
7 5 (0.93%) Adobe
8 4 (0.75%) Temenos
8 4 (0.75%) Progress
8 4 (0.75%) Sage
8 4 (0.75%) TOWER Software
8 4 (0.75%) Nintex
8 4 (0.75%) Facebook
Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + bens including pension & share opt
Posted: 4 days ago
Suffolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Pro-rata 50k
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Top Base+Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Hudson - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
DP Connect
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Peterborough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Estuary Housing Association
Salary: £29,000 per annum - 35 hours p/w
Posted: 20 days ago
Essex
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 26 days ago