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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 50 38 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 37 60 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.38% 5.44% 7.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.56% 34.09% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36 59 70
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £55,500 £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
180 176 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.42% 15.96% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 135 157 147
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,758
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 19 September 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 19 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
Hockley - 12 £25,000 - 1
Basildon -5 6 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Colchester -4 5 £40,000 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 80 (74.07%) .NET
2 70 (64.81%) SQL
3 69 (63.89%) SQL Server
4 64 (59.26%) C#
5 53 (49.07%) Microsoft
6 50 (46.30%) ASP.NET
7 42 (38.89%) Degree
8 38 (35.19%) HTML
9 36 (33.33%) Finance
10 35 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (27.78%) Web Services
11 30 (27.78%) Android
12 25 (23.15%) XML
12 25 (23.15%) JavaScript
13 23 (21.30%) VB.NET
13 23 (21.30%) WinForms
13 23 (21.30%) Android Development
14 22 (20.37%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (20.37%) WPF
14 22 (20.37%) SharePoint
15 21 (19.44%) Java
15 21 (19.44%) SOAP
16 19 (17.59%) IIS
16 19 (17.59%) Computer Science
17 18 (16.67%) Ruby
17 18 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
17 18 (16.67%) DevExpress
18 17 (15.74%) Software Engineering
18 17 (15.74%) MVC
19 16 (14.81%) Silverlight

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (20.37%) SharePoint
2 19 (17.59%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (2.78%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) VoIP
2 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (63.89%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.70%) MySQL
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.93%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 22 (20.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.48%) Subversion
3 4 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.85%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.85%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.93%) NUnit
5 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (7.41%) Front Office
3 4 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.70%) Banking
4 3 (2.78%) Marketing
5 2 (1.85%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (1.85%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (86.11%) Developer
2 36 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 23 (21.30%) Junior
3 23 (21.30%) Junior Developer
4 13 (12.04%) Web Developer
4 13 (12.04%) C# Developer
5 11 (10.19%) .NET Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Analyst Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Analyst
5 11 (10.19%) Technical Architect
5 11 (10.19%) Architect
5 11 (10.19%) Lead Technical Architect
5 11 (10.19%) Junior Analyst
5 11 (10.19%) Junior Analyst Developer
5 11 (10.19%) Lead Architect
6 10 (9.26%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.41%) Software Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Junior Web Developer
9 4 (3.70%) C Developer
9 4 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (74.07%) .NET
2 50 (46.30%) ASP.NET
3 38 (35.19%) HTML
4 30 (27.78%) Web Services
5 25 (23.15%) XML
6 23 (21.30%) WinForms
7 22 (20.37%) WPF
8 21 (19.44%) SOAP
9 18 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
10 16 (14.81%) Silverlight
11 15 (13.89%) jQuery
11 15 (13.89%) XHTML
12 11 (10.19%) WCF
13 8 (7.41%) STL
13 8 (7.41%) ADO.NET
14 7 (6.48%) DHTML
14 7 (6.48%) CSS
14 7 (6.48%) XSL
15 5 (4.63%) .NET Framework
16 4 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.78%) CUDA
3 3 (2.78%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.85%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.85%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.78%) Android
2 15 (13.89%) Apple iOS
3 11 (10.19%) Windows
4 3 (2.78%) UNIX
4 3 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (21.30%) Android Development
3 17 (15.74%) Software Engineering
3 17 (15.74%) MVC
4 13 (12.04%) MVVM
5 8 (7.41%) Performance Testing
5 8 (7.41%) OO
6 7 (6.48%) Change Control
7 6 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 6 (5.56%) TDD
8 5 (4.63%) OOP
8 5 (4.63%) OOD
8 5 (4.63%) iOS Development
9 4 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.70%) Waterfall
9 4 (3.70%) ETL
9 4 (3.70%) Project Management
9 4 (3.70%) Workflow
10 3 (2.78%) Web Design
10 3 (2.78%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (64.81%) SQL
2 64 (59.26%) C#
3 25 (23.15%) JavaScript
4 23 (21.30%) VB.NET
5 21 (19.44%) Java
6 18 (16.67%) Ruby
7 15 (13.89%) T-SQL
8 14 (12.96%) C++
9 10 (9.26%) C
10 8 (7.41%) Shell Script
11 6 (5.56%) PHP
12 3 (2.78%) C++/CLI
12 3 (2.78%) VBScript
12 3 (2.78%) VB
13 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (38.89%) Degree
2 2 (1.85%) HNC
2 2 (1.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 53 (49.07%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.67%) DevExpress
3 8 (7.41%) Sage
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle
4 3 (2.78%) SAP
4 3 (2.78%) Adobe
4 3 (2.78%) Macromedia
4 3 (2.78%) JD Edwards
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