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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 84 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 217 205 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.03% 3.09% 3.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.58% 19.32% 23.41%
Number of salaries quoted 194 190 286
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 £27,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,625 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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
1168 1061 1273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.30% 16.01% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 906 908 1120
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 £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +14 83 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Bedfordshire +5 54 £45,000 -14.28% 6
Hertfordshire -26 35 £32,000 -39.04% 5
Essex -13 28 £40,000 +3.22% 5
Suffolk +5 16 £36,250 -9.37% 5
Norfolk -13 6 £33,250 +10.83% 1
East Anglia - 1 - -
Visual Studio
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 419 (86.57%) .NET
2 391 (80.79%) C#
3 337 (69.63%) SQL Server
4 295 (60.95%) ASP.NET
5 284 (58.68%) HTML
6 251 (51.86%) JavaScript
7 229 (47.31%) Microsoft
8 221 (45.66%) CSS
9 210 (43.39%) Agile Software Development
10 206 (42.56%) SQL
11 185 (38.22%) MVC
12 153 (31.61%) jQuery
13 145 (29.96%) WCF
14 143 (29.55%) SQL Server 2008
15 128 (26.45%) .NET Framework
16 124 (25.62%) TDD
17 117 (24.17%) Software Engineering
18 114 (23.55%) ASP.NET MVC
19 113 (23.35%) Degree
19 113 (23.35%) Windows
20 107 (22.11%) Scrum
20 107 (22.11%) Team Foundation Server
21 104 (21.49%) MS Excel
22 97 (20.04%) WPF
23 94 (19.42%) XML
24 86 (17.77%) OO
25 83 (17.15%) C++
26 82 (16.94%) Web Services
27 80 (16.53%) Computer Science
28 78 (16.12%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 52 (10.74%) IIS
2 46 (9.50%) SharePoint
3 27 (5.58%) Confluence
4 21 (4.34%) CMS
5 10 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.24%) Kentico
6 6 (1.24%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.24%) JBoss
6 6 (1.24%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.62%) WordPress
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.41%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.41%) Moodle
9 2 (0.41%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.21%) Node.js
Applications
1 104 (21.49%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.75%) MS Office
3 11 (2.27%) Mingle
4 5 (1.03%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.03%) Temenos T24
3 4 (0.83%) Magento
4 1 (0.21%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.17%) SaaS
2 20 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.21%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.65%) NFC
1 8 (1.65%) SMPP
1 8 (1.65%) SMS
1 8 (1.65%) VoIP
2 7 (1.45%) Firewall
2 7 (1.45%) Internet
3 6 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.03%) DNS
5 4 (0.83%) PBX
5 4 (0.83%) Intranet
6 3 (0.62%) HTTP
7 2 (0.41%) IMAP
7 2 (0.41%) SMTP
7 2 (0.41%) Wireless
8 1 (0.21%) TETRA
8 1 (0.21%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (69.63%) SQL Server
2 143 (29.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (7.02%) Relational Database
4 32 (6.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 31 (6.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (4.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (4.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (4.34%) Crystal Reports
8 19 (3.93%) Oracle Database
9 18 (3.72%) Oracle Database 10g
9 18 (3.72%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (3.10%) SQL Server 2000
11 14 (2.89%) MySQL
12 12 (2.48%) RavenDB
12 12 (2.48%) Neo4j
13 11 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.86%) MS Access
15 8 (1.65%) DB2
16 5 (1.03%) RDBMS
16 5 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 107 (22.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 56 (11.57%) NUnit
3 38 (7.85%) Git (software)
4 29 (5.99%) Subversion
5 26 (5.37%) Rhino Mocks
6 24 (4.96%) Moq
7 20 (4.13%) TeamCity
8 19 (3.93%) MSTest
9 14 (2.89%) CruiseControl
9 14 (2.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 12 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (2.07%) WiX
11 10 (2.07%) MSBuild
11 10 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (1.86%) JIRA
12 9 (1.86%) ReSharper
13 8 (1.65%) Jenkins
14 7 (1.45%) Selenium
15 5 (1.03%) Hudson
15 5 (1.03%) Mercurial
General
1 55 (11.36%) Finance
2 41 (8.47%) Marketing
3 22 (4.55%) Automotive
4 15 (3.10%) Banking
5 9 (1.86%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.24%) Advertising
7 3 (0.62%) Electronics
8 2 (0.41%) Back Office
8 2 (0.41%) Publishing
8 2 (0.41%) Retail
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 358 (73.97%) Developer
2 127 (26.24%) C# Developer
3 123 (25.41%) .NET Developer
4 95 (19.63%) Software Developer
5 83 (17.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 61 (12.60%) Senior Developer
7 60 (12.40%) Web Developer
8 44 (9.09%) Software Engineer
8 44 (9.09%) Graduate
9 39 (8.06%) Junior
10 38 (7.85%) ASP.NET Developer
10 38 (7.85%) Junior Developer
11 35 (7.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 34 (7.02%) Senior .NET Developer
13 28 (5.79%) .NET Web Developer
13 28 (5.79%) Architect
14 26 (5.37%) Senior C# Developer
15 24 (4.96%) Author
15 24 (4.96%) Technical Author
15 24 (4.96%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (86.57%) .NET
2 295 (60.95%) ASP.NET
3 284 (58.68%) HTML
4 221 (45.66%) CSS
5 153 (31.61%) jQuery
6 145 (29.96%) WCF
7 128 (26.45%) .NET Framework
8 114 (23.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 97 (20.04%) WPF
10 94 (19.42%) XML
11 82 (16.94%) Web Services
12 66 (13.64%) HTML5
13 57 (11.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 56 (11.57%) Silverlight
15 54 (11.16%) LINQ
16 47 (9.71%) WinForms
16 47 (9.71%) CSS3
17 40 (8.26%) Ajax
18 33 (6.82%) AngularJS
18 33 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 80 (16.53%) Computer Science
2 40 (8.26%) N-Tier
3 32 (6.61%) User Experience
4 29 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.27%) Mathematics
6 10 (2.07%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.07%) Algorithms
7 9 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.65%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.83%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.83%) NHS
10 3 (0.62%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.62%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (0.62%) W3C
10 3 (0.62%) iPhone
10 3 (0.62%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.62%) Kindle
10 3 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 113 (23.35%) Windows
2 29 (5.99%) Android
3 26 (5.37%) Apple iOS
4 21 (4.34%) Linux
5 8 (1.65%) Windows Phone
6 7 (1.45%) UNIX
7 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.41%) CentOS
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (43.39%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (38.22%) MVC
3 124 (25.62%) TDD
4 117 (24.17%) Software Engineering
5 107 (22.11%) Scrum
6 86 (17.77%) OO
7 52 (10.74%) Web Development
8 45 (9.30%) OOD
9 43 (8.88%) Multithreading
10 34 (7.02%) Unit Testing
11 33 (6.82%) Mentoring
12 27 (5.58%) OOP
12 27 (5.58%) Matrix Management
13 23 (4.75%) Workflow
14 22 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (4.13%) SOA
16 19 (3.93%) Performance Management
16 19 (3.93%) E-Commerce
16 19 (3.93%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (3.72%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 391 (80.79%) C#
2 251 (51.86%) JavaScript
3 206 (42.56%) SQL
4 83 (17.15%) C++
5 78 (16.12%) Java
6 77 (15.91%) T-SQL
7 70 (14.46%) VB.NET
8 43 (8.88%) C
9 37 (7.64%) VB
10 26 (5.37%) PowerShell
11 22 (4.55%) Perl
12 20 (4.13%) Python
13 19 (3.93%) PHP
14 16 (3.31%) VB6
15 14 (2.89%) Shell Script
15 14 (2.89%) VBA
16 8 (1.65%) XAML
17 5 (1.03%) VBScript
17 5 (1.03%) Bourne shell
18 4 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 113 (23.35%) Degree
2 10 (2.07%) SC Cleared
2 10 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.62%) MCP
5 2 (0.41%) MCTS
5 2 (0.41%) MCSE
5 2 (0.41%) MCSD
5 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.21%) ISEB
6 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.21%) HNC
6 1 (0.21%) HND
6 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.99%) QA
2 8 (1.65%) ISO 8583
3 3 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.62%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (3.72%) MOM
2 3 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 229 (47.31%) Microsoft
2 48 (9.92%) Oracle
3 24 (4.96%) Atlassian
4 13 (2.69%) Telerik
5 9 (1.86%) Cognos
5 9 (1.86%) Rackspace
6 8 (1.65%) Twitter
7 6 (1.24%) Business Objects
7 6 (1.24%) TOWER Software
8 5 (1.03%) IBM
8 5 (1.03%) DevExpress
9 4 (0.83%) Red Gate
9 4 (0.83%) Facebook
9 4 (0.83%) Temenos
9 4 (0.83%) Adobe
9 4 (0.83%) Sage
10 3 (0.62%) HP
10 3 (0.62%) Micro Focus
10 3 (0.62%) Progress
11 2 (0.41%) Xamarin
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