The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 44 37 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 48 60 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.20% 5.33% 7.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.97% 30.93% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 46 57 84
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Visual Studio
East of 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 Essex region.

Development Applications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
178 194 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.56% 17.24% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 137 177 184
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Essex region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Essex

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Essex region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Essex

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Essex region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Colchester +4 11 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Hockley - 9 £25,000 - 1
Basildon +4 7 £37,000 +13.84%
Chelmsford -2 4 £65,000 +62.50%
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 83 (72.81%) .NET
2 73 (64.04%) SQL
3 72 (63.16%) C#
3 72 (63.16%) SQL Server
4 62 (54.39%) Microsoft
5 56 (49.12%) ASP.NET
6 49 (42.98%) Degree
7 38 (33.33%) Web Services
7 38 (33.33%) HTML
8 33 (28.95%) Android
9 32 (28.07%) Finance
10 28 (24.56%) XML
11 27 (23.68%) JavaScript
11 27 (23.68%) WinForms
12 25 (21.93%) Android Development
13 24 (21.05%) Java
13 24 (21.05%) SharePoint
14 23 (20.18%) SOAP
15 22 (19.30%) VB.NET
15 22 (19.30%) WPF
16 21 (18.42%) Computer Science
16 21 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (18.42%) IIS
17 20 (17.54%) Software Engineering
18 19 (16.67%) Ruby
18 19 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
18 19 (16.67%) MS Excel
18 19 (16.67%) Silverlight
18 19 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (16.67%) DevExpress

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 24 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 21 (18.42%) IIS
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (2.63%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) VoIP
2 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (6.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (4.39%) MySQL
5 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.88%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 19 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (7.89%) Subversion
3 7 (6.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.75%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.75%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.88%) Selenium
5 1 (0.88%) NUnit
5 1 (0.88%) MSTest
5 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.88%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.88%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (28.07%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Front Office
3 5 (4.39%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.51%) Banking
4 4 (3.51%) Marketing
5 2 (1.75%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (1.75%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (85.09%) Developer
2 39 (34.21%) Software Developer
3 22 (19.30%) Junior
3 22 (19.30%) Junior Developer
4 15 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 15 (13.16%) C# Developer
5 13 (11.40%) Analyst
6 12 (10.53%) Analyst Developer
6 12 (10.53%) Junior Analyst
6 12 (10.53%) Junior Analyst Developer
7 11 (9.65%) Lead Architect
7 11 (9.65%) Lead Technical Architect
7 11 (9.65%) Technical Architect
7 11 (9.65%) Architect
8 10 (8.77%) Web Developer
9 9 (7.89%) Senior Developer
10 8 (7.02%) Software Engineer
11 6 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (4.39%) C++ Developer
13 4 (3.51%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (72.81%) .NET
2 56 (49.12%) ASP.NET
3 38 (33.33%) HTML
3 38 (33.33%) Web Services
4 28 (24.56%) XML
5 27 (23.68%) WinForms
6 23 (20.18%) SOAP
7 22 (19.30%) WPF
8 19 (16.67%) Silverlight
8 19 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
9 15 (13.16%) XHTML
10 12 (10.53%) XSL
10 12 (10.53%) DHTML
11 11 (9.65%) CSS
11 11 (9.65%) jQuery
12 9 (7.89%) .NET Framework
13 8 (7.02%) STL
14 7 (6.14%) XSD
14 7 (6.14%) WCF
15 5 (4.39%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.39%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.51%) CUDA
5 3 (2.63%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.75%) Firmware
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) Robotics
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.95%) Android
2 16 (14.04%) Apple iOS
3 14 (12.28%) Windows
4 4 (3.51%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.93%) Android Development
2 21 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (17.54%) Software Engineering
4 16 (14.04%) MVC
5 10 (8.77%) TDD
5 10 (8.77%) MVVM
5 10 (8.77%) Change Control
6 9 (7.89%) E-Commerce
7 8 (7.02%) OO
7 8 (7.02%) Performance Testing
8 6 (5.26%) OOP
8 6 (5.26%) OOD
9 5 (4.39%) Waterfall
9 5 (4.39%) Data Protection
9 5 (4.39%) iOS Development
10 4 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (3.51%) Image Processing
10 4 (3.51%) Multithreading
10 4 (3.51%) ETL
10 4 (3.51%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 73 (64.04%) SQL
2 72 (63.16%) C#
3 27 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 24 (21.05%) Java
5 22 (19.30%) VB.NET
6 19 (16.67%) Ruby
7 16 (14.04%) C++
8 12 (10.53%) C
8 12 (10.53%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.26%) PHP
10 5 (4.39%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.63%) VBScript
11 3 (2.63%) VB
12 2 (1.75%) C++/CLI
13 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (42.98%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) HNC
2 2 (1.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 62 (54.39%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.67%) DevExpress
3 5 (4.39%) Sage
4 4 (3.51%) Oracle
5 3 (2.63%) SAP
5 3 (2.63%) Adobe
5 3 (2.63%) Macromedia
5 3 (2.63%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.88%) MKS
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