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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 71 64 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -30
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 30 43 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.37% 3.33% 5.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.39% 23.24% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 26 29 44
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,800 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
183 185 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 14.47% 14.34% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 137 148 133
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 31 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 31 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 +4 13 £22,500 -46.42% 2
Brentwood -13 3 £47,500 +17.28% 2
Basildon +7 2 £31,000 +37.77%
Witham - 2 £37,500 -
Chelmsford -5 1 £55,000 +100.00%
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 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 55 (91.67%) .NET
2 51 (85.00%) C#
3 46 (76.67%) JavaScript
4 39 (65.00%) SQL Server
4 39 (65.00%) SQL
4 39 (65.00%) ASP.NET
5 35 (58.33%) jQuery
6 32 (53.33%) CSS
6 32 (53.33%) HTML
7 30 (50.00%) MVC
8 24 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (38.33%) Windows
10 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (36.67%) WCF
11 20 (33.33%) VB.NET
12 19 (31.67%) OOP
13 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
13 18 (30.00%) .NET Framework
14 15 (25.00%) XML
14 15 (25.00%) Degree
14 15 (25.00%) Workflow
14 15 (25.00%) Software Engineering
15 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (18.33%) TDD
16 11 (18.33%) Web Services
17 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
17 10 (16.67%) Process Management
17 10 (16.67%) N-Tier
18 9 (15.00%) Finance
18 9 (15.00%) HTML5

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 5 (8.33%) IIS
2 4 (6.67%) WordPress
3 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.33%) MS Office
3 4 (6.67%) Photoshop
3 4 (6.67%) InDesign
3 4 (6.67%) Mingle
4 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Firewall
2 3 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (1.67%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (6.67%) RavenDB
2 4 (6.67%) Neo4j
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.67%) NUnit
3 7 (11.67%) TeamCity
4 6 (10.00%) Subversion
5 4 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (6.67%) MSTest
6 3 (5.00%) Moq
6 3 (5.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (5.00%) NCrunch
6 3 (5.00%) NSubstitute
6 3 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (5.00%) JIRA
6 3 (5.00%) ReSharper
6 3 (5.00%) CruiseControl
6 3 (5.00%) Mercurial
6 3 (5.00%) NCover
6 3 (5.00%) StyleCop
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.67%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (90.00%) Developer
2 26 (43.33%) .NET Developer
3 20 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 17 (28.33%) Web Developer
5 13 (21.67%) .NET Web Developer
6 9 (15.00%) Agile .NET Developer
7 8 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (10.00%) .NET Programmer
8 6 (10.00%) Software Developer
8 6 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 6 (10.00%) Programmer
9 5 (8.33%) Software Engineer
9 5 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (8.33%) Trainee Web Developer
9 5 (8.33%) Trainee
9 5 (8.33%) Trainee Developer
9 5 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
9 5 (8.33%) Agile C# Developer
10 4 (6.67%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (91.67%) .NET
2 39 (65.00%) ASP.NET
3 35 (58.33%) jQuery
4 32 (53.33%) CSS
4 32 (53.33%) HTML
5 22 (36.67%) WCF
6 18 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 15 (25.00%) XML
8 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (18.33%) Web Services
10 9 (15.00%) HTML5
10 9 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (11.67%) WinForms
11 7 (11.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
13 5 (8.33%) Ajax
14 4 (6.67%) MSMQ
14 4 (6.67%) SOAP
14 4 (6.67%) RESTful
14 4 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.67%) NHS
3 3 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) CUDA
5 1 (1.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) MVC
2 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.67%) OOP
4 15 (25.00%) Workflow
4 15 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (18.33%) TDD
6 10 (16.67%) Process Management
7 8 (13.33%) Web Development
7 8 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.00%) OO
8 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.67%) Asset Management
9 4 (6.67%) BDD
9 4 (6.67%) Network Management
9 4 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (6.67%) CQRS
10 3 (5.00%) Time Management
10 3 (5.00%) Web Design
10 3 (5.00%) B2B
10 3 (5.00%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 51 (85.00%) C#
2 46 (76.67%) JavaScript
3 39 (65.00%) SQL
4 20 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 8 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.00%) Java
7 5 (8.33%) C++
7 5 (8.33%) VBScript
7 5 (8.33%) Python
7 5 (8.33%) PHP
7 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.67%) XPath
8 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 4 (6.67%) Perl
8 4 (6.67%) VB
8 4 (6.67%) C
9 1 (1.67%) Tcl
9 1 (1.67%) VB6
9 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.67%) MCTS
3 4 (6.67%) MCSD
3 4 (6.67%) MCSE
4 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) Adobe
3 4 (6.67%) Rackspace
4 2 (3.33%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.67%) Telerik
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco
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