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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 45 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 58 60 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.58% 4.51% 4.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.78% 38.46% 30.72%
Number of salaries quoted 57 45 48
Average salary £29,000 £40,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +15.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
225 156 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.77% 11.73% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 175 122 151
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +6 18 £26,000 -30.66% 2
Brentwood - 6 £47,500 -
Chelmsford -9 3 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Witham - 3 £37,500 - 2
Basildon -3 2 £28,750 -33.90% 1
Southend-on-Sea -2 1 £27,500 -31.25%
Wickford - 1 £25,000 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 78 (88.64%) .NET
2 75 (85.23%) C#
3 71 (80.68%) SQL Server
4 70 (79.55%) ASP.NET
5 58 (65.91%) JavaScript
6 56 (63.64%) HTML
7 53 (60.23%) SQL
8 44 (50.00%) MVC
9 42 (47.73%) jQuery
10 37 (42.05%) VB.NET
11 28 (31.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 25 (28.41%) Web Design
13 24 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 24 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
14 22 (25.00%) CSS
15 21 (23.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (20.45%) .NET Framework
17 16 (18.18%) Finance
18 15 (17.05%) WCF
18 15 (17.05%) Microsoft
18 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC
18 15 (17.05%) SDLC
19 14 (15.91%) Unit Testing
20 12 (13.64%) Workflow
20 12 (13.64%) Software Engineering
21 11 (12.50%) Ajax
21 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
22 10 (11.36%) KnockoutJS
22 10 (11.36%) Linux

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 6 (6.82%) WordPress
2 5 (5.68%) IIS
3 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.82%) InDesign
2 6 (6.82%) Photoshop
3 4 (4.55%) Mingle
4 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) HTTP
1 4 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (80.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (10.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.55%) RavenDB
4 4 (4.55%) Neo4j
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.27%) DTS
6 2 (2.27%) SQLite
6 2 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (10.23%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 8 (9.09%) NUnit
4 6 (6.82%) Subversion
5 4 (4.55%) JIRA
5 4 (4.55%) ReSharper
5 4 (4.55%) CruiseControl
5 4 (4.55%) Mercurial
5 4 (4.55%) NCover
5 4 (4.55%) StyleCop
5 4 (4.55%) MSTest
5 4 (4.55%) Moq
5 4 (4.55%) SpecFlow
5 4 (4.55%) NCrunch
5 4 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (4.55%) NSubstitute
General
1 16 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Automotive
2 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (84.09%) Developer
2 50 (56.82%) .NET Developer
3 20 (22.73%) Junior
4 19 (21.59%) Junior Developer
5 17 (19.32%) Web Developer
6 16 (18.18%) Junior .NET Developer
7 9 (10.23%) Graduate
8 6 (6.82%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Programmer
8 6 (6.82%) .NET Web Developer
8 6 (6.82%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.82%) .NET Programmer
8 6 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Agile .NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Trainee Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Trainee Web Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Trainee
10 4 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (88.64%) .NET
2 70 (79.55%) ASP.NET
3 56 (63.64%) HTML
4 42 (47.73%) jQuery
5 28 (31.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 22 (25.00%) CSS
7 21 (23.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 18 (20.45%) .NET Framework
9 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (17.05%) WCF
10 11 (12.50%) Ajax
11 10 (11.36%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (10.23%) Web Services
13 8 (9.09%) XML
14 7 (7.95%) Entity Framework
14 7 (7.95%) AngularJS
15 6 (6.82%) Razor View Engine
15 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (6.82%) HTML5
15 6 (6.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) FMCG
4 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) Linux
2 9 (10.23%) Windows
3 4 (4.55%) CentOS
4 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.00%) MVC
2 25 (28.41%) Web Design
3 24 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
4 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (17.05%) SDLC
6 14 (15.91%) Unit Testing
7 12 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 12 (13.64%) Workflow
8 8 (9.09%) TDD
8 8 (9.09%) OOP
8 8 (9.09%) Web Development
8 8 (9.09%) Wealth Management
8 8 (9.09%) Straight-Through Processing
9 7 (7.95%) OOD
10 6 (6.82%) OO
11 4 (4.55%) B2B
11 4 (4.55%) Asset Management
11 4 (4.55%) Scrum
11 4 (4.55%) BDD
11 4 (4.55%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (85.23%) C#
2 58 (65.91%) JavaScript
3 53 (60.23%) SQL
4 37 (42.05%) VB.NET
5 10 (11.36%) T-SQL
6 7 (7.95%) VB
7 6 (6.82%) C++
7 6 (6.82%) C
7 6 (6.82%) PHP
8 5 (5.68%) Java
8 5 (5.68%) XPath
8 5 (5.68%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.55%) Python
9 4 (4.55%) Perl
10 2 (2.27%) Delphi
10 2 (2.27%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.27%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.14%) Tcl
11 1 (1.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (5.68%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.55%) MCTS
2 4 (4.55%) MCSD
2 4 (4.55%) MCSE
3 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.82%) Adobe
3 4 (4.55%) Rackspace
4 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.27%) SAP
4 2 (2.27%) Siebel
4 2 (2.27%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco
5 1 (1.14%) Telerik
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