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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 73 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 26 57 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.07% 4.88% 6.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.68% 34.13% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 25 57 59
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
190 167 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.10% 14.31% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 132 149 139
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £30,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%

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 October 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 October 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 - 8 £30,000 -
Basildon +5 7 £50,000 +25.00%
Witham - 2 £40,000 -
Chelmsford 0 1 £37,500 +3.44% 1
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 60 (74.07%) .NET
2 50 (61.73%) SQL
3 46 (56.79%) C#
3 46 (56.79%) SQL Server
4 35 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (40.74%) HTML
6 30 (37.04%) ASP.NET
6 30 (37.04%) Finance
7 28 (34.57%) Microsoft
8 25 (30.86%) VB.NET
8 25 (30.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (28.40%) JavaScript
10 22 (27.16%) XML
11 19 (23.46%) MVC
11 19 (23.46%) jQuery
12 18 (22.22%) WPF
13 17 (20.99%) Degree
14 15 (18.52%) T-SQL
15 14 (17.28%) WCF
15 14 (17.28%) Android
16 13 (16.05%) MVVM
16 13 (16.05%) Apple iOS
17 12 (14.81%) Silverlight
17 12 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
18 11 (13.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 9 (11.11%) XHTML
19 9 (11.11%) C++
19 9 (11.11%) Web Services
20 8 (9.88%) ADO.NET

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (1.23%) CMS
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.23%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) VoIP
2 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (56.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (13.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.47%) MySQL
7 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.23%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 25 (30.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.94%) Subversion
3 2 (2.47%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.47%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.23%) NUnit
4 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (37.04%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Front Office
3 4 (4.94%) Banking
4 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (83.95%) Developer
2 20 (24.69%) Software Developer
2 20 (24.69%) Junior
2 20 (24.69%) Junior Developer
3 15 (18.52%) C# Developer
4 11 (13.58%) .NET Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Architect
4 11 (13.58%) Technical Architect
4 11 (13.58%) Web Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Lead Technical Architect
4 11 (13.58%) Lead Architect
5 9 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Junior Web Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Analyst
7 7 (8.64%) Analyst Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Junior Analyst
7 7 (8.64%) Junior Analyst Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (74.07%) .NET
2 33 (40.74%) HTML
3 30 (37.04%) ASP.NET
4 22 (27.16%) XML
5 19 (23.46%) jQuery
6 18 (22.22%) WPF
7 14 (17.28%) WCF
8 12 (14.81%) Silverlight
9 9 (11.11%) Web Services
9 9 (11.11%) XHTML
10 8 (9.88%) ADO.NET
11 7 (8.64%) .NET Framework
12 6 (7.41%) CSS
13 5 (6.17%) SOAP
13 5 (6.17%) HTML5
14 4 (4.94%) STL
14 4 (4.94%) WinForms
14 4 (4.94%) XSLT
15 3 (3.70%) .NET Remoting
16 2 (2.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.47%) CUDA
3 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.23%) NHS
4 1 (1.23%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.28%) Android
2 13 (16.05%) Apple iOS
3 8 (9.88%) Windows
4 3 (3.70%) UNIX
5 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.46%) MVC
3 13 (16.05%) MVVM
4 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 8 (9.88%) Performance Testing
6 7 (8.64%) Android Development
7 6 (7.41%) Workflow
7 6 (7.41%) TDD
8 5 (6.17%) OOP
8 5 (6.17%) OO
8 5 (6.17%) iOS Development
8 5 (6.17%) Change Control
9 4 (4.94%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.94%) ETL
9 4 (4.94%) Project Management
10 3 (3.70%) Quality Management
10 3 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.70%) SOA
10 3 (3.70%) Coaching
10 3 (3.70%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 50 (61.73%) SQL
2 46 (56.79%) C#
3 25 (30.86%) VB.NET
4 23 (28.40%) JavaScript
5 15 (18.52%) T-SQL
6 9 (11.11%) C++
7 8 (9.88%) Shell Script
8 7 (8.64%) C
9 3 (3.70%) Java
9 3 (3.70%) VBScript
9 3 (3.70%) VB
10 2 (2.47%) PHP
10 2 (2.47%) Ruby
10 2 (2.47%) C++/CLI
11 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) HNC
2 2 (2.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (2.47%) Firmware
Vendors
1 28 (34.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.88%) Sage
3 2 (2.47%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.23%) SAP
4 1 (1.23%) Adobe
4 1 (1.23%) Macromedia
4 1 (1.23%) JD Edwards
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Braintree, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Experis Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k + pkg
Posted: 6 days ago
Border of Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 14 days ago