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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 71 65 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 30 23 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.20% 2.17% 4.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.07% 16.79% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 33
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £43,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
166 137 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 12.15% 12.94% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 118 115 117
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Witham - 10 £40,000 -
Chelmsford +2 4 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Basildon +7 2 £37,500 +1.35%
Colchester +8 1 - -
Hockley - 1 £35,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £35,000 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 58 (89.23%) .NET
2 46 (70.77%) JavaScript
3 45 (69.23%) C#
4 42 (64.62%) SQL
5 40 (61.54%) jQuery
6 39 (60.00%) ASP.NET
7 38 (58.46%) HTML
8 35 (53.85%) SQL Server
9 29 (44.62%) MVC
9 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (43.08%) VB.NET
11 26 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 24 (36.92%) CSS
12 24 (36.92%) WCF
13 20 (30.77%) XML
13 20 (30.77%) Windows
13 20 (30.77%) Finance
14 16 (24.62%) .NET Framework
15 15 (23.08%) Degree
16 14 (21.54%) T-SQL
16 14 (21.54%) OOP
16 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
16 14 (21.54%) Workflow
17 11 (16.92%) Software Engineering
17 11 (16.92%) HTML5
18 10 (15.38%) N-Tier
18 10 (15.38%) Process Management
19 9 (13.85%) Web Services
20 8 (12.31%) TDD
21 7 (10.77%) ADO.NET

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (3.08%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) CMS
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Office
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) VoIP
2 3 (4.62%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.15%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) MySQL
5 1 (1.54%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 26 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.15%) Subversion
2 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.62%) JIRA
3 3 (4.62%) ReSharper
3 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.62%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (4.62%) NUnit
3 3 (4.62%) CruiseControl
3 3 (4.62%) Mercurial
3 3 (4.62%) NCover
3 3 (4.62%) StyleCop
3 3 (4.62%) Moq
3 3 (4.62%) SpecFlow
3 3 (4.62%) NCrunch
3 3 (4.62%) NSubstitute
4 1 (1.54%) LabVIEW
General
1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Automotive
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (96.92%) Developer
2 22 (33.85%) C# Developer
3 17 (26.15%) .NET Developer
4 16 (24.62%) Web Developer
5 14 (21.54%) Junior
5 14 (21.54%) Junior Developer
6 11 (16.92%) Senior Developer
7 10 (15.38%) Software Developer
8 8 (12.31%) Junior Web Developer
8 8 (12.31%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (10.77%) .NET Web Developer
10 5 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (7.69%) Software Engineer
11 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (6.15%) Junior .NET Developer
11 4 (6.15%) C# Web Developer
11 4 (6.15%) Agile .NET Developer
11 4 (6.15%) Agile C# Developer
11 4 (6.15%) Technical Developer
11 4 (6.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (89.23%) .NET
2 40 (61.54%) jQuery
3 39 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 38 (58.46%) HTML
5 24 (36.92%) CSS
5 24 (36.92%) WCF
6 20 (30.77%) XML
7 16 (24.62%) .NET Framework
8 11 (16.92%) HTML5
9 9 (13.85%) Web Services
10 7 (10.77%) ADO.NET
10 7 (10.77%) WinForms
10 7 (10.77%) WPF
11 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (6.15%) CSS3
12 4 (6.15%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (6.15%) Silverlight
12 4 (6.15%) XHTML
13 3 (4.62%) XSLT
13 3 (4.62%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.15%) NHS
2 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.54%) CUDA
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Android
2 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) MVC
1 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.54%) Workflow
2 14 (21.54%) OOP
3 11 (16.92%) Software Engineering
4 10 (15.38%) Process Management
5 8 (12.31%) TDD
6 7 (10.77%) OO
7 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.15%) MVVM
8 3 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.62%) Time Management
8 3 (4.62%) ETL
8 3 (4.62%) B2B
8 3 (4.62%) B2C
9 2 (3.08%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.08%) Numerical Analysis
9 2 (3.08%) Change Control
9 2 (3.08%) Statistical Modelling
9 2 (3.08%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (70.77%) JavaScript
2 45 (69.23%) C#
3 42 (64.62%) SQL
4 28 (43.08%) VB.NET
5 14 (21.54%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.69%) VBScript
6 5 (7.69%) VB
6 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.15%) C++
8 3 (4.62%) XPath
9 2 (3.08%) C++/CLI
9 2 (3.08%) C
9 2 (3.08%) Python
9 2 (3.08%) Java
10 1 (1.54%) Perl
10 1 (1.54%) PHP
10 1 (1.54%) Ruby
10 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) HNC
2 1 (1.54%) HND
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) Sage
3 3 (4.62%) Adobe
4 1 (1.54%) Rackspace
Essex
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Essex
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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