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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 75 69 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -35
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 27 20 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.18% 1.90% 6.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.07% 13.79% 33.77%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 45
Average salary £32,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.36% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
168 145 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 13.58% 13.77% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 118 119 127
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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
Colchester +3 13 £22,500 -46.42% 1
Witham - 3 £40,000 -
Basildon - 2 £31,000 -
Hockley - 1 £35,000 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 51 (89.47%) .NET
2 46 (80.70%) JavaScript
3 44 (77.19%) C#
4 37 (64.91%) jQuery
5 35 (61.40%) SQL Server
5 35 (61.40%) SQL
6 34 (59.65%) ASP.NET
7 31 (54.39%) HTML
8 27 (47.37%) CSS
9 26 (45.61%) MVC
10 23 (40.35%) WCF
11 21 (36.84%) Windows
12 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (33.33%) VB.NET
14 18 (31.58%) OOP
15 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
15 16 (28.07%) .NET Framework
16 15 (26.32%) Degree
17 14 (24.56%) XML
18 13 (22.81%) Workflow
18 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
19 10 (17.54%) Process Management
19 10 (17.54%) N-Tier
19 10 (17.54%) Web Services
20 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
20 9 (15.79%) Finance
20 9 (15.79%) TDD
20 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
20 9 (15.79%) HTML5

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 4 (7.02%) IIS
1 4 (7.02%) WordPress
2 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.77%) MS Office
3 4 (7.02%) Photoshop
3 4 (7.02%) InDesign
4 3 (5.26%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Firewall
2 3 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) VoIP
3 1 (1.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (61.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (5.26%) Neo4j
3 3 (5.26%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.53%) TeamCity
3 6 (10.53%) NUnit
4 5 (8.77%) Subversion
5 3 (5.26%) CruiseControl
5 3 (5.26%) JIRA
5 3 (5.26%) ReSharper
5 3 (5.26%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (5.26%) NCrunch
5 3 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (5.26%) NSubstitute
5 3 (5.26%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.26%) Moq
5 3 (5.26%) NCover
5 3 (5.26%) StyleCop
5 3 (5.26%) MSTest
5 3 (5.26%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.02%) Automotive
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (91.23%) Developer
2 21 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 20 (35.09%) C# Developer
4 18 (31.58%) Web Developer
5 13 (22.81%) .NET Web Developer
6 8 (14.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Agile .NET Developer
7 7 (12.28%) Senior Developer
7 7 (12.28%) Junior
8 6 (10.53%) Software Developer
8 6 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (10.53%) Junior Developer
9 5 (8.77%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (8.77%) C# Web Developer
9 5 (8.77%) Trainee Developer
9 5 (8.77%) Trainee Web Developer
9 5 (8.77%) Trainee
9 5 (8.77%) Software Engineer
9 5 (8.77%) Agile C# Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (89.47%) .NET
2 37 (64.91%) jQuery
3 34 (59.65%) ASP.NET
4 31 (54.39%) HTML
5 27 (47.37%) CSS
6 23 (40.35%) WCF
7 16 (28.07%) .NET Framework
8 14 (24.56%) XML
9 10 (17.54%) Web Services
10 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (15.79%) HTML5
11 7 (12.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (10.53%) WinForms
13 4 (7.02%) CSS3
13 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
13 4 (7.02%) ADO.NET
13 4 (7.02%) SOAP
14 3 (5.26%) Silverlight
14 3 (5.26%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) N-Tier
2 4 (7.02%) NHS
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.75%) Open Source
4 1 (1.75%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Windows
2 7 (12.28%) Linux
3 3 (5.26%) CentOS
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) MVC
2 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (31.58%) OOP
4 13 (22.81%) Workflow
4 13 (22.81%) Software Engineering
5 10 (17.54%) Process Management
6 9 (15.79%) TDD
7 8 (14.04%) Web Development
8 7 (12.28%) OO
9 4 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (7.02%) Network Management
9 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.02%) Asset Management
10 3 (5.26%) Web Design
10 3 (5.26%) Time Management
10 3 (5.26%) B2B
10 3 (5.26%) B2C
10 3 (5.26%) CQRS
10 3 (5.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 46 (80.70%) JavaScript
2 44 (77.19%) C#
3 35 (61.40%) SQL
4 19 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 7 (12.28%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.53%) C++
7 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
7 5 (8.77%) Java
7 5 (8.77%) PHP
7 5 (8.77%) VBScript
7 5 (8.77%) Python
8 4 (7.02%) C
8 4 (7.02%) Perl
9 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.26%) XPath
9 3 (5.26%) VB
10 1 (1.75%) Ruby
10 1 (1.75%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.26%) MCTS
3 3 (5.26%) MCSE
3 3 (5.26%) MCSD
3 3 (5.26%) VCP4
4 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) Adobe
3 4 (7.02%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.75%) Telerik
4 1 (1.75%) Sage
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