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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 42 52 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 49 54 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.11% 4.38% 4.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.99% 24.66% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 40 52 44
Median salary £45,000 £30,250 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+48.76% -21.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £25,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £54,800 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
169 219 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.62% 17.76% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 136 177 136
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -12 6 £40,000 +53.84%
Brentwood +7 5 £60,000 +26.31%
Southend-on-Sea -2 3 £45,000 +63.63%
Basildon +6 2 £42,500 +40.49%
Chelmsford +9 1 - -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 103 (96.26%) .NET
2 101 (94.39%) C#
3 99 (92.52%) SQL Server
4 91 (85.05%) ASP.NET
5 85 (79.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 68 (63.55%) Ajax
7 64 (59.81%) JavaScript
8 63 (58.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 59 (55.14%) VB.NET
10 55 (51.40%) Finance
11 49 (45.79%) HTML
11 49 (45.79%) CSS
12 48 (44.86%) QA
13 46 (42.99%) Workflow
13 46 (42.99%) Wealth Management
13 46 (42.99%) Unit Testing
14 42 (39.25%) SQL
15 39 (36.45%) SQL Server 2012
16 38 (35.51%) SDLC
17 36 (33.64%) .NET Framework
18 35 (32.71%) OOD
19 28 (26.17%) jQuery
20 25 (23.36%) Microsoft
21 24 (22.43%) MVC
22 23 (21.50%) WCF
23 21 (19.63%) Web Development
24 19 (17.76%) Mentoring
25 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET MVC
26 13 (12.15%) MS Office
26 13 (12.15%) SharePoint

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (12.15%) SharePoint
1 13 (12.15%) SharePoint 2010
1 13 (12.15%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (8.41%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.87%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (12.15%) MS Office
2 7 (6.54%) Photoshop
3 6 (5.61%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (92.52%) SQL Server
2 85 (79.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (36.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 63 (58.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.87%) Subversion
General
1 55 (51.40%) Finance
2 7 (6.54%) Law
3 4 (3.74%) Legal
4 3 (2.80%) Advertising
5 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (75.70%) Developer
2 72 (67.29%) .NET Developer
3 47 (43.93%) SQL Developer
4 33 (30.84%) C# .NET Developer
4 33 (30.84%) C# Developer
5 32 (29.91%) ASP.NET Developer
5 32 (29.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (22.43%) SQL Server Developer
7 21 (19.63%) Technical Leader
7 21 (19.63%) Web Developer
8 17 (15.89%) HTML Developer
9 15 (14.02%) Consultant
9 15 (14.02%) Technical Consultant
10 13 (12.15%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 13 (12.15%) .NET Web Developer
10 13 (12.15%) Analyst
10 13 (12.15%) Analyst Developer
10 13 (12.15%) Analyst Programmer
10 13 (12.15%) Developer Analyst
10 13 (12.15%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (96.26%) .NET
2 91 (85.05%) ASP.NET
3 68 (63.55%) Ajax
4 49 (45.79%) CSS
4 49 (45.79%) HTML
5 36 (33.64%) .NET Framework
6 28 (26.17%) jQuery
7 23 (21.50%) WCF
8 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (12.15%) Entity Framework
10 10 (9.35%) CSS3
10 10 (9.35%) HTML5
10 10 (9.35%) Web Services
11 9 (8.41%) XML
12 8 (7.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (7.48%) SOAP
13 6 (5.61%) WPF
14 3 (2.80%) Silverlight
15 2 (1.87%) JSON
15 2 (1.87%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.74%) Physics
3 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.87%) CUDA
3 2 (1.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.15%) Windows
2 9 (8.41%) Windows 7
3 7 (6.54%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.99%) Unit Testing
1 46 (42.99%) Wealth Management
1 46 (42.99%) Workflow
2 38 (35.51%) SDLC
3 35 (32.71%) OOD
4 24 (22.43%) MVC
5 21 (19.63%) Web Development
6 19 (17.76%) Mentoring
7 12 (11.21%) SOA
8 11 (10.28%) OO
8 11 (10.28%) Straight-Through Processing
9 8 (7.48%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (5.61%) Case Management
11 5 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (3.74%) Software Engineering
13 2 (1.87%) Front End Development
13 2 (1.87%) Issue Tracking
13 2 (1.87%) Multithreading
14 1 (0.93%) Line Management
14 1 (0.93%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (94.39%) C#
2 64 (59.81%) JavaScript
3 59 (55.14%) VB.NET
4 42 (39.25%) SQL
5 7 (6.54%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.74%) C++
7 2 (1.87%) XAML
8 1 (0.93%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 4 (3.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (44.86%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (23.36%) Microsoft
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