The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 58 35 65
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +30
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 53 52 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.75% 5.34% 3.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.28% 33.12% 17.38%
Number of salaries quoted 28 43 53
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £40,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Development Applications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
181 157 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 12.80% 16.14% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 136 132 257
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Billericay - 15 - -
Southend-on-Sea -8 7 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Colchester -13 5 £42,500 +32.81%
Chelmsford - 4 £27,500 -
Brentwood -10 3 £40,500 +24.61%
Basildon +2 1 £22,500 -13.46%
Braintree - 1 - -
Wickford - 1 £25,000 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 61 (81.33%) C#
2 59 (78.67%) .NET
3 50 (66.67%) SQL
4 49 (65.33%) ASP.NET
4 49 (65.33%) Microsoft
5 44 (58.67%) SQL Server
6 42 (56.00%) Web Services
7 39 (52.00%) Degree
8 34 (45.33%) WinForms
9 33 (44.00%) SharePoint
10 28 (37.33%) Java
11 26 (34.67%) HTML
12 25 (33.33%) IIS
13 22 (29.33%) SOAP
14 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
14 21 (28.00%) MS Excel
15 20 (26.67%) XML
16 19 (25.33%) Android
17 18 (24.00%) Android Development
17 18 (24.00%) Computer Science
18 17 (22.67%) Ruby
18 17 (22.67%) Ruby on Rails
18 17 (22.67%) DevExpress
19 16 (21.33%) WPF
20 15 (20.00%) Finance
20 15 (20.00%) CSS
21 14 (18.67%) VB.NET
22 13 (17.33%) Windows
22 13 (17.33%) Software Engineering
23 12 (16.00%) C++

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 33 (44.00%) SharePoint
2 25 (33.33%) IIS
3 4 (5.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) MS Office
3 4 (5.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.33%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Magento
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) Intranet
1 4 (5.33%) Extranet
2 3 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (58.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (8.00%) MySQL
3 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Subversion
2 7 (9.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.33%) Selenium
3 1 (1.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.33%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.33%) MSTest
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Marketing
3 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.67%) Portuguese Language
3 2 (2.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 70 (93.33%) Developer
2 35 (46.67%) Software Developer
3 10 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.33%) C# Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Junior
6 6 (8.00%) Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Junior Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Junior Analyst Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.33%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (4.00%) C++ Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Dynamics NAV Developer
10 2 (2.67%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Trainer
10 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (78.67%) .NET
2 49 (65.33%) ASP.NET
3 42 (56.00%) Web Services
4 34 (45.33%) WinForms
5 26 (34.67%) HTML
6 22 (29.33%) SOAP
7 20 (26.67%) XML
8 17 (22.67%) Ruby on Rails
9 16 (21.33%) WPF
10 15 (20.00%) CSS
11 12 (16.00%) XHTML
12 10 (13.33%) DHTML
12 10 (13.33%) XSL
13 7 (9.33%) WCF
13 7 (9.33%) Silverlight
13 7 (9.33%) XSD
14 5 (6.67%) .NET Framework
14 5 (6.67%) OpenGL
14 5 (6.67%) DirectX
14 5 (6.67%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.00%) N-Tier
3 5 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (6.67%) CUDA
4 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.67%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.33%) Android
2 13 (17.33%) Windows
3 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) Android Development
2 13 (17.33%) Software Engineering
3 8 (10.67%) E-Commerce
3 8 (10.67%) Web Development
4 7 (9.33%) MVC
5 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.67%) TDD
5 5 (6.67%) OO
5 5 (6.67%) Image Processing
5 5 (6.67%) MVVM
5 5 (6.67%) Change Control
5 5 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 5 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.33%) OOP
6 4 (5.33%) OOD
7 3 (4.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.00%) Information Management
7 3 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.00%) RAD
7 3 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 61 (81.33%) C#
2 50 (66.67%) SQL
3 28 (37.33%) Java
4 21 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (22.67%) Ruby
6 14 (18.67%) VB.NET
7 12 (16.00%) C++
8 7 (9.33%) C
9 6 (8.00%) T-SQL
10 4 (5.33%) PHP
11 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.67%) VBScript
12 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.33%) XAML
13 1 (1.33%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 39 (52.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 49 (65.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.67%) DevExpress
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (2.67%) SAP
4 2 (2.67%) Adobe
4 2 (2.67%) Macromedia
4 2 (2.67%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.67%) Sage
5 1 (1.33%) MKS
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 18 hours ago
Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Essex
Ground Control
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Talent Source Global
Posted: 6 days ago