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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 58 54 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 40 52 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.12% 3.72% 5.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.20% 28.42% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 38 29 44
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £27,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
198 183 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.46% 13.09% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 160 136 134
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 £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +9 17 £26,000 -38.82%
Brentwood -11 6 £47,500 +17.28% 1
Chelmsford +1 3 £50,000 +81.81% 2
Basildon +5 2 £31,000 +37.77%
Witham - 2 £37,500 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 66 (91.67%) .NET
2 63 (87.50%) C#
3 56 (77.78%) JavaScript
4 51 (70.83%) SQL Server
5 50 (69.44%) ASP.NET
6 47 (65.28%) SQL
7 43 (59.72%) HTML
8 42 (58.33%) jQuery
9 38 (52.78%) MVC
10 34 (47.22%) CSS
11 30 (41.67%) VB.NET
12 27 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 23 (31.94%) Windows
14 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (29.17%) .NET Framework
15 21 (29.17%) WCF
16 18 (25.00%) OOP
16 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
17 17 (23.61%) Workflow
18 16 (22.22%) Software Engineering
19 15 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
20 14 (19.44%) Degree
20 14 (19.44%) XML
21 12 (16.67%) TDD
21 12 (16.67%) Finance
21 12 (16.67%) Web Design
21 12 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
22 11 (15.28%) Unit Testing
22 11 (15.28%) Web Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (6.94%) IIS
1 5 (6.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.94%) InDesign
2 5 (6.94%) Photoshop
2 5 (6.94%) MS Office
3 4 (5.56%) Mingle
4 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) Firewall
2 3 (4.17%) HTTP
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.56%) RavenDB
3 4 (5.56%) Neo4j
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.72%) NUnit
3 7 (9.72%) TeamCity
4 6 (8.33%) Subversion
5 4 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (5.56%) MSTest
6 3 (4.17%) Moq
6 3 (4.17%) SpecFlow
6 3 (4.17%) NCrunch
6 3 (4.17%) NSubstitute
6 3 (4.17%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (4.17%) JIRA
6 3 (4.17%) ReSharper
6 3 (4.17%) CruiseControl
6 3 (4.17%) Mercurial
6 3 (4.17%) NCover
6 3 (4.17%) StyleCop
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.56%) Automotive
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (88.89%) Developer
2 37 (51.39%) .NET Developer
3 19 (26.39%) C# Developer
4 18 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 13 (18.06%) .NET Web Developer
6 9 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
7 8 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
8 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 6 (8.33%) Programmer
8 6 (8.33%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Junior
9 5 (6.94%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Trainee Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Trainee Web Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Trainee
9 5 (6.94%) C# Web Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (91.67%) .NET
2 50 (69.44%) ASP.NET
3 43 (59.72%) HTML
4 42 (58.33%) jQuery
5 34 (47.22%) CSS
6 21 (29.17%) .NET Framework
6 21 (29.17%) WCF
7 15 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (19.44%) XML
9 11 (15.28%) Web Services
10 9 (12.50%) HTML5
10 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (11.11%) Ajax
12 7 (9.72%) WinForms
13 6 (8.33%) AngularJS
14 4 (5.56%) CSS3
14 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 5 (6.94%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.56%) NHS
4 3 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.39%) CUDA
6 1 (1.39%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.94%) Windows
2 9 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (52.78%) MVC
2 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (25.00%) OOP
4 17 (23.61%) Workflow
5 16 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 12 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (16.67%) Web Design
6 12 (16.67%) TDD
7 11 (15.28%) Unit Testing
8 9 (12.50%) Process Management
9 8 (11.11%) Web Development
10 6 (8.33%) OO
10 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.94%) OOD
11 5 (6.94%) Wealth Management
11 5 (6.94%) Straight-Through Processing
12 4 (5.56%) CQRS
12 4 (5.56%) BDD
12 4 (5.56%) Network Management
12 4 (5.56%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (87.50%) C#
2 56 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 47 (65.28%) SQL
4 30 (41.67%) VB.NET
5 8 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.33%) C++
6 6 (8.33%) Java
6 6 (8.33%) PHP
7 5 (6.94%) C
7 5 (6.94%) Python
7 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.56%) XPath
8 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.56%) Perl
8 4 (5.56%) VBScript
8 4 (5.56%) VB
9 1 (1.39%) VB6
9 1 (1.39%) Ruby
9 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.39%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.56%) MCTS
3 4 (5.56%) MCSD
3 4 (5.56%) MCSE
4 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.11%) Adobe
3 4 (5.56%) Rackspace
4 2 (2.78%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.39%) Telerik
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco
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