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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 60 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 33 45 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.63% 4.15% 4.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% 25.00% 29.61%
Number of salaries quoted 29 43 50
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £21,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
231 180 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.41% 16.59% 16.70%
Number of salaries quoted 181 135 160
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Chelmsford -11 4 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Wickford - 2 £25,000 -
Colchester -6 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Basildon -12 1 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Witham - 1 £37,500 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 72 (84.71%) .NET
2 66 (77.65%) C#
3 65 (76.47%) ASP.NET
4 60 (70.59%) SQL Server
5 56 (65.88%) SQL
6 54 (63.53%) JavaScript
7 51 (60.00%) HTML
8 43 (50.59%) MVC
9 37 (43.53%) jQuery
10 34 (40.00%) VB.NET
11 26 (30.59%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 23 (27.06%) CSS
14 22 (25.88%) Web Design
14 22 (25.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 20 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
16 19 (22.35%) .NET Framework
17 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (18.82%) Workflow
19 15 (17.65%) T-SQL
19 15 (17.65%) SDLC
20 13 (15.29%) Finance
20 13 (15.29%) WCF
20 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
20 13 (15.29%) SQL Server 2012
21 12 (14.12%) Windows
22 11 (12.94%) Ajax
22 11 (12.94%) SQL Server 2008
22 11 (12.94%) Mobile App
23 10 (11.76%) Unit Testing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.88%) IIS
3 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) InDesign
2 2 (2.35%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.35%) MS Office
2 2 (2.35%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.18%) Mingle
3 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) SaaS
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) HTTP
2 2 (2.35%) Internet
2 2 (2.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (12.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.35%) SQLite
7 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.35%) DTS
7 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (1.18%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.18%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 26 (30.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.24%) TeamCity
2 7 (8.24%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.06%) NUnit
3 6 (7.06%) Subversion
4 5 (5.88%) JIRA
4 5 (5.88%) ReSharper
4 5 (5.88%) CruiseControl
4 5 (5.88%) Mercurial
4 5 (5.88%) NCover
4 5 (5.88%) StyleCop
4 5 (5.88%) NSubstitute
4 5 (5.88%) Moq
4 5 (5.88%) SpecFlow
4 5 (5.88%) NCrunch
5 2 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.18%) MSTest
General
1 13 (15.29%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Marketing
3 3 (3.53%) Automotive
3 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Law
4 2 (2.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 70 (82.35%) Developer
2 44 (51.76%) .NET Developer
3 19 (22.35%) Junior Developer
3 19 (22.35%) Junior
4 14 (16.47%) Junior .NET Developer
5 12 (14.12%) Web Developer
6 9 (10.59%) Graduate
7 8 (9.41%) C# Developer
8 6 (7.06%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Systems Developer
9 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Graduate Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Junior C# Developer
10 4 (4.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Junior C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.71%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (84.71%) .NET
2 65 (76.47%) ASP.NET
3 51 (60.00%) HTML
4 37 (43.53%) jQuery
5 25 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 23 (27.06%) CSS
7 22 (25.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 19 (22.35%) .NET Framework
9 13 (15.29%) WCF
10 11 (12.94%) Ajax
11 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (10.59%) Entity Framework
13 8 (9.41%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (9.41%) WPF
13 8 (9.41%) XML
13 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (8.24%) Web Services
14 7 (8.24%) AngularJS
14 7 (8.24%) Razor View Engine
14 7 (8.24%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.18%) FMCG
4 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.12%) Windows
2 6 (7.06%) Linux
3 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.18%) CentOS
5 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.59%) MVC
2 22 (25.88%) Web Design
3 20 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
4 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (18.82%) Workflow
6 15 (17.65%) SDLC
7 10 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 8 (9.41%) Wealth Management
8 8 (9.41%) Straight-Through Processing
9 7 (8.24%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.24%) OOD
10 5 (5.88%) OO
10 5 (5.88%) Scrum
11 4 (4.71%) OOP
11 4 (4.71%) B2B
11 4 (4.71%) TDD
12 3 (3.53%) Mobile Application Development
13 2 (2.35%) Mentoring
13 2 (2.35%) Network Management
13 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 66 (77.65%) C#
2 56 (65.88%) SQL
3 54 (63.53%) JavaScript
4 34 (40.00%) VB.NET
5 15 (17.65%) T-SQL
6 9 (10.59%) VB
7 6 (7.06%) XPath
8 5 (5.88%) C++
8 5 (5.88%) C
9 4 (4.71%) Delphi
10 3 (3.53%) Java
11 2 (2.35%) Perl
11 2 (2.35%) PHP
11 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.35%) Python
11 2 (2.35%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.35%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.18%) Tcl
12 1 (1.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) MCSD
3 1 (1.18%) MCSE
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.88%) VMware
3 4 (4.71%) SAP
4 3 (3.53%) Nintex
5 2 (2.35%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.35%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.35%) Siebel
5 2 (2.35%) Adobe
5 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle
Chelmsford, Essex
Candidate Source
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago