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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 67 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 278 239 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.67% 3.39% 4.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.57% 22.23% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 242 233 331
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1289 1075 1414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.03% 15.24% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1044 984 1221
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +24 88 £45,000 -18.18% 8
Cambridgeshire +9 69 £35,000 -6.66% 19
Hertfordshire -12 57 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Essex -14 37 £33,500 -16.25% 1
Norfolk +9 17 £45,000 +59.29% 3
Suffolk +9 8 £42,000 +12.00% 2
East Anglia - 2 £27,500 -
Visual Studio
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 550 (87.16%) .NET
2 465 (73.69%) C#
3 419 (66.40%) SQL Server
4 381 (60.38%) ASP.NET
5 304 (48.18%) SQL
6 301 (47.70%) HTML
7 283 (44.85%) Microsoft
8 245 (38.83%) JavaScript
9 229 (36.29%) CSS
10 227 (35.97%) Agile Software Development
11 203 (32.17%) MVC
12 183 (29.00%) WCF
13 177 (28.05%) Web Services
14 161 (25.52%) Team Foundation Server
15 159 (25.20%) Windows
16 157 (24.88%) .NET Framework
17 155 (24.56%) Degree
18 146 (23.14%) SQL Server 2008
19 142 (22.50%) Software Engineering
19 142 (22.50%) XML
20 134 (21.24%) WPF
21 133 (21.08%) jQuery
22 127 (20.13%) TDD
23 116 (18.38%) VB.NET
24 113 (17.91%) T-SQL
25 107 (16.96%) ASP.NET MVC
26 105 (16.64%) Scrum
27 104 (16.48%) SharePoint
28 99 (15.69%) OO
29 92 (14.58%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 104 (16.48%) SharePoint
2 66 (10.46%) IIS
3 32 (5.07%) SharePoint 2013
4 28 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 28 (4.44%) CMS
5 25 (3.96%) Confluence
6 18 (2.85%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.43%) Apache
7 9 (1.43%) Oracle 10gAS
7 9 (1.43%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.48%) Kentico
10 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.32%) SharePoint Foundation
10 2 (0.32%) Drupal
10 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.32%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.32%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 91 (14.42%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.28%) MS Office
3 11 (1.74%) Mingle
4 10 (1.58%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.95%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.32%) MS Project
8 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.16%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.63%) Magento
3 3 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (4.44%) SaaS
3 6 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.79%) Force.com
5 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.49%) Intranet
2 15 (2.38%) Internet
3 8 (1.27%) VoIP
3 8 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.95%) NFC
4 6 (0.95%) SMPP
4 6 (0.95%) SMS
5 3 (0.48%) DNS
6 2 (0.32%) Firewall
6 2 (0.32%) SSL
7 1 (0.16%) LDAP
7 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.16%) VPN
7 1 (0.16%) SMTP
7 1 (0.16%) HTTP
7 1 (0.16%) SNMP
7 1 (0.16%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 419 (66.40%) SQL Server
2 146 (23.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 81 (12.84%) Relational Database
4 67 (10.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 66 (10.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 47 (7.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 35 (5.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (3.96%) Crystal Reports
9 23 (3.65%) Oracle Database
10 20 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (3.01%) MySQL
12 17 (2.69%) Oracle Database 10g
13 16 (2.54%) OLAP
14 13 (2.06%) RDBMS
15 12 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
16 11 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (1.74%) RavenDB
16 11 (1.74%) Neo4j
17 9 (1.43%) DTS
17 9 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 161 (25.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 75 (11.89%) Subversion
3 50 (7.92%) TeamCity
4 41 (6.50%) NUnit
4 41 (6.50%) Git (software)
5 34 (5.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 27 (4.28%) MSTest
7 15 (2.38%) CruiseControl
8 13 (2.06%) NuGet
9 12 (1.90%) MSBuild
9 12 (1.90%) Moq
9 12 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
10 11 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (1.58%) Selenium
12 9 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
12 9 (1.43%) PVCS
12 9 (1.43%) ReSharper
12 9 (1.43%) MorphX
13 8 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 86 (13.63%) Finance
2 47 (7.45%) Marketing
3 15 (2.38%) Banking
4 11 (1.74%) Retail
5 8 (1.27%) Front Office
5 8 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.11%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.11%) Automotive
7 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.79%) Advertising
7 5 (0.79%) Publishing
8 2 (0.32%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.32%) Electronics
8 2 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 464 (73.53%) Developer
2 189 (29.95%) .NET Developer
3 131 (20.76%) C# Developer
4 102 (16.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 93 (14.74%) Software Developer
6 86 (13.63%) Senior Developer
7 72 (11.41%) Web Developer
8 51 (8.08%) Software Engineer
9 48 (7.61%) Architect
10 41 (6.50%) Analyst
10 41 (6.50%) Junior
10 41 (6.50%) Junior Developer
11 37 (5.86%) Senior .NET Developer
12 35 (5.55%) ASP.NET Developer
13 31 (4.91%) Graduate
14 25 (3.96%) Technical Architect
14 25 (3.96%) Author
14 25 (3.96%) Technical Author
14 25 (3.96%) .NET Web Developer
15 24 (3.80%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 550 (87.16%) .NET
2 381 (60.38%) ASP.NET
3 301 (47.70%) HTML
4 229 (36.29%) CSS
5 183 (29.00%) WCF
6 177 (28.05%) Web Services
7 157 (24.88%) .NET Framework
8 142 (22.50%) XML
9 134 (21.24%) WPF
10 133 (21.08%) jQuery
11 107 (16.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 74 (11.73%) WinForms
13 64 (10.14%) Ajax
14 62 (9.83%) HTML5
15 60 (9.51%) Silverlight
16 51 (8.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 45 (7.13%) XSLT
18 43 (6.81%) SOAP
19 40 (6.34%) CSS3
20 33 (5.23%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 92 (14.58%) Computer Science
2 50 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (5.71%) User Experience
4 35 (5.55%) N-Tier
5 20 (3.17%) Client/Server
6 18 (2.85%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.58%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.43%) GIS
8 9 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.27%) Taxonomies
10 7 (1.11%) Kindle
10 7 (1.11%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (0.95%) Open Source
11 6 (0.95%) Blackberry
11 6 (0.95%) VHDL
11 6 (0.95%) CAN bus
12 4 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.48%) E-Learning
13 3 (0.48%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 159 (25.20%) Windows
2 50 (7.92%) Android
3 31 (4.91%) Apple iOS
4 16 (2.54%) Linux
5 8 (1.27%) UNIX
6 7 (1.11%) CentOS
7 6 (0.95%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (35.97%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (32.17%) MVC
3 142 (22.50%) Software Engineering
4 127 (20.13%) TDD
5 105 (16.64%) Scrum
6 99 (15.69%) OO
7 69 (10.94%) Web Development
8 66 (10.46%) Multithreading
9 50 (7.92%) OOP
10 45 (7.13%) Project Management
11 41 (6.50%) Waterfall
12 38 (6.02%) E-Commerce
13 36 (5.71%) SOA
13 36 (5.71%) MVVM
14 34 (5.39%) OOD
14 34 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (5.23%) Android Development
16 29 (4.60%) Unit Testing
17 27 (4.28%) Mentoring
18 24 (3.80%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 465 (73.69%) C#
2 304 (48.18%) SQL
3 245 (38.83%) JavaScript
4 116 (18.38%) VB.NET
5 113 (17.91%) T-SQL
6 83 (13.15%) Java
7 79 (12.52%) C++
8 66 (10.46%) VB
9 60 (9.51%) C
10 41 (6.50%) VB6
11 37 (5.86%) PHP
12 33 (5.23%) PowerShell
13 19 (3.01%) VBA
14 18 (2.85%) Ruby
15 15 (2.38%) PL/SQL
16 13 (2.06%) Perl
17 9 (1.43%) X++
18 8 (1.27%) Groovy
18 8 (1.27%) XAML
18 8 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 155 (24.56%) Degree
2 23 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.74%) MCSD
3 11 (1.74%) MCTS
4 10 (1.58%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.11%) MCSE
6 5 (0.79%) ISEB
7 4 (0.63%) MCP
8 2 (0.32%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.32%) HNC
8 2 (0.32%) HND
8 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.07%) QA
2 13 (2.06%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.95%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.48%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 6 (0.95%) MOM
3 3 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.32%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 283 (44.85%) Microsoft
2 63 (9.98%) Oracle
3 30 (4.75%) DevExpress
4 25 (3.96%) Atlassian
5 16 (2.54%) Adobe
5 16 (2.54%) Business Objects
6 9 (1.43%) Serena
7 8 (1.27%) Telerik
7 8 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.27%) SAP
7 8 (1.27%) Sage
8 6 (0.95%) Xilinx
8 6 (0.95%) JD Edwards
8 6 (0.95%) Rackspace
9 5 (0.79%) Epiphany
9 5 (0.79%) Red Gate
10 4 (0.63%) IBM
10 4 (0.63%) Progress
10 4 (0.63%) Nintex
11 3 (0.48%) Xamarin
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