The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 64 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 304 305 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.81% 3.95% 4.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.89% 23.34% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 260 285 351
Average salary £40,000 £39,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +10.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1328 1307 1503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.64% 16.92% 17.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1127 1177 1272
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Visual Studio
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Bedfordshire +23 80 £45,000 -14.28% 12
Hertfordshire -22 66 £38,500 -3.75% 7
Cambridgeshire -14 59 £35,000 -12.50% 14
Essex -5 55 £40,000 +8.84% 4
Suffolk 0 30 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Norfolk +19 13 £30,000 +9.09% 5
Visual Studio
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 555 (86.72%) .NET
2 486 (75.94%) C#
3 395 (61.72%) SQL Server
4 372 (58.13%) ASP.NET
5 313 (48.91%) SQL
6 284 (44.38%) Microsoft
7 264 (41.25%) HTML
8 225 (35.16%) JavaScript
9 223 (34.84%) CSS
10 199 (31.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 197 (30.78%) Web Services
12 189 (29.53%) Windows
12 189 (29.53%) WCF
13 188 (29.38%) MVC
14 175 (27.34%) .NET Framework
15 170 (26.56%) Degree
16 148 (23.13%) SQL Server 2008
17 144 (22.50%) XML
18 141 (22.03%) Software Engineering
19 139 (21.72%) WPF
20 129 (20.16%) T-SQL
21 126 (19.69%) SharePoint
22 119 (18.59%) TDD
23 113 (17.66%) Scrum
24 111 (17.34%) jQuery
25 108 (16.88%) OO
26 106 (16.56%) VB.NET
27 95 (14.84%) WinForms
28 91 (14.22%) Multithreading
29 90 (14.06%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 126 (19.69%) SharePoint
2 74 (11.56%) IIS
3 30 (4.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 29 (4.53%) SharePoint 2010
5 28 (4.38%) CMS
6 24 (3.75%) Confluence
7 21 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.41%) Oracle 10gAS
8 9 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
8 9 (1.41%) Apache
9 6 (0.94%) ColdFusion
9 6 (0.94%) Drupal
10 4 (0.63%) Kentico
10 4 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.31%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.16%) Node.js
13 1 (0.16%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 86 (13.44%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.28%) MS Office
3 16 (2.50%) Photoshop
4 13 (2.03%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.78%) Mingle
6 4 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.47%) MS Project
8 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.31%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.16%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.16%) InDesign
9 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 18 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.47%) Magento
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.16%) Temenos Globus
6 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.59%) SaaS
2 21 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.78%) Force.com
4 3 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.19%) Internet
2 13 (2.03%) SMPP
2 13 (2.03%) Intranet
2 13 (2.03%) NFC
2 13 (2.03%) SMS
3 8 (1.25%) HTTP
3 8 (1.25%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.63%) VoIP
5 2 (0.31%) SSL
5 2 (0.31%) Firewall
6 1 (0.16%) Wireless
6 1 (0.16%) IPsec
6 1 (0.16%) SMTP
6 1 (0.16%) LDAP
6 1 (0.16%) Broadband
6 1 (0.16%) VPN
6 1 (0.16%) DNS
6 1 (0.16%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 395 (61.72%) SQL Server
2 148 (23.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (13.28%) Relational Database
4 80 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 62 (9.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (7.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 28 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (4.06%) Crystal Reports
9 24 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (2.66%) Oracle Database
10 17 (2.66%) OLAP
10 17 (2.66%) SQL Server 2000
11 14 (2.19%) MySQL
12 11 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (1.56%) RDBMS
14 9 (1.41%) DTS
14 9 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (1.41%) Oracle OLAP
15 8 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (1.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 199 (31.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 82 (12.81%) Subversion
3 41 (6.41%) NUnit
4 38 (5.94%) TeamCity
5 34 (5.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 30 (4.69%) MSTest
7 23 (3.59%) MSBuild
8 22 (3.44%) Git (software)
9 14 (2.19%) JIRA
9 14 (2.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 13 (2.03%) ReSharper
11 11 (1.72%) WiX
12 10 (1.56%) NuGet
12 10 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
13 9 (1.41%) PVCS
13 9 (1.41%) MorphX
13 9 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
14 8 (1.25%) CruiseControl
15 7 (1.09%) Dreamweaver
15 7 (1.09%) Moq
General
1 77 (12.03%) Finance
2 59 (9.22%) Marketing
3 25 (3.91%) Banking
4 17 (2.66%) Electronics
5 14 (2.19%) Retail
5 14 (2.19%) Publishing
6 12 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.25%) Front Office
8 8 (1.25%) Automotive
9 5 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.47%) Advertising
11 2 (0.31%) Legal
11 2 (0.31%) Portuguese Language
11 2 (0.31%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.16%) Games
12 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 461 (72.03%) Developer
2 207 (32.34%) .NET Developer
3 139 (21.72%) C# Developer
4 105 (16.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 86 (13.44%) Software Developer
6 82 (12.81%) Senior Developer
7 64 (10.00%) Web Developer
8 54 (8.44%) Software Engineer
9 47 (7.34%) Architect
10 46 (7.19%) ASP.NET Developer
11 44 (6.88%) Analyst
12 34 (5.31%) .NET Web Developer
12 34 (5.31%) Senior .NET Developer
13 31 (4.84%) Junior Developer
13 31 (4.84%) Junior
14 30 (4.69%) SharePoint Developer
15 27 (4.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 24 (3.75%) Author
16 24 (3.75%) Technical Author
16 24 (3.75%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 555 (86.72%) .NET
2 372 (58.13%) ASP.NET
3 264 (41.25%) HTML
4 223 (34.84%) CSS
5 197 (30.78%) Web Services
6 189 (29.53%) WCF
7 175 (27.34%) .NET Framework
8 144 (22.50%) XML
9 139 (21.72%) WPF
10 111 (17.34%) jQuery
11 95 (14.84%) WinForms
12 87 (13.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 76 (11.88%) Ajax
14 72 (11.25%) Silverlight
15 57 (8.91%) HTML5
16 53 (8.28%) XSLT
17 50 (7.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 48 (7.50%) SOAP
19 41 (6.41%) LINQ
20 40 (6.25%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 69 (10.78%) Computer Science
2 50 (7.81%) N-Tier
3 21 (3.28%) Client/Server
4 16 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.19%) VHDL
6 13 (2.03%) Blackberry
7 11 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 11 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.41%) Device Driver
8 9 (1.41%) GIS
9 7 (1.09%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.09%) Kindle
10 6 (0.94%) Open Source
10 6 (0.94%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (0.78%) CUDA
11 5 (0.78%) CAN bus
12 3 (0.47%) E-Learning
13 2 (0.31%) Taxonomies
13 2 (0.31%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 189 (29.53%) Windows
2 57 (8.91%) Android
3 34 (5.31%) Apple iOS
4 26 (4.06%) Linux
5 13 (2.03%) Windows Phone
6 8 (1.25%) UNIX
7 6 (0.94%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.78%) CentOS
9 3 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.16%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.16%) SUSE
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (29.38%) MVC
2 141 (22.03%) Software Engineering
3 119 (18.59%) TDD
4 113 (17.66%) Scrum
5 108 (16.88%) OO
6 91 (14.22%) Multithreading
7 88 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
8 77 (12.03%) Web Development
9 62 (9.69%) Project Management
10 49 (7.66%) OOP
11 47 (7.34%) Waterfall
12 44 (6.88%) OOD
13 43 (6.72%) Business Analysis
14 42 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (6.25%) Product Management
16 37 (5.78%) SOA
17 35 (5.47%) E-Commerce
17 35 (5.47%) Android Development
18 33 (5.16%) Configuration Management
19 32 (5.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 486 (75.94%) C#
2 313 (48.91%) SQL
3 225 (35.16%) JavaScript
4 129 (20.16%) T-SQL
5 106 (16.56%) VB.NET
6 90 (14.06%) Java
7 80 (12.50%) C++
8 64 (10.00%) C
9 56 (8.75%) VB
10 43 (6.72%) PHP
11 36 (5.63%) VB6
12 35 (5.47%) PowerShell
13 28 (4.38%) VBA
14 19 (2.97%) Ruby
15 15 (2.34%) XAML
15 15 (2.34%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.56%) Perl
17 9 (1.41%) X++
18 8 (1.25%) Groovy
19 6 (0.94%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 170 (26.56%) Degree
2 27 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.66%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.72%) MCTS
4 11 (1.72%) MCSD
5 7 (1.09%) MCITP
5 7 (1.09%) ISEB
6 6 (0.94%) MCP
7 5 (0.78%) MCSE
8 3 (0.47%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.16%) HNC
9 1 (0.16%) HND
9 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.38%) QA
2 23 (3.59%) ISO 9001
3 12 (1.88%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.78%) MOM
1 5 (0.78%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.16%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 284 (44.38%) Microsoft
2 62 (9.69%) Oracle
3 26 (4.06%) DevExpress
4 24 (3.75%) Atlassian
4 24 (3.75%) Adobe
5 12 (1.88%) Telerik
6 11 (1.72%) Xilinx
7 9 (1.41%) Serena
7 9 (1.41%) Business Objects
8 8 (1.25%) SAP
8 8 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (0.94%) JD Edwards
9 6 (0.94%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 4 (0.63%) Sage
10 4 (0.63%) Macromedia
11 3 (0.47%) Rackspace
11 3 (0.47%) Google
12 2 (0.31%) jBASE
12 2 (0.31%) Luciad
12 2 (0.31%) Xamarin
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