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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 48 41 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 54 66 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.43% 4.72% 3.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% 35.48% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 52 40 32
Average salary £30,250 £38,750 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.93% +24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
216 186 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.73% 13.31% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 176 138 115
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +13 21 £26,000 -30.66% 1
Brentwood -5 9 £47,500 +17.28%
Chelmsford +3 4 £47,500 -26.92%
Witham - 3 £37,500 -
Basildon -1 2 £31,000 +37.77%
Southend-on-Sea -6 1 £27,500 -26.66%
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 73 (91.25%) .NET
2 71 (88.75%) C#
3 63 (78.75%) SQL Server
4 61 (76.25%) ASP.NET
5 59 (73.75%) JavaScript
6 52 (65.00%) HTML
7 51 (63.75%) SQL
8 46 (57.50%) jQuery
9 43 (53.75%) MVC
10 35 (43.75%) VB.NET
11 28 (35.00%) CSS
12 25 (31.25%) Web Design
12 25 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 24 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 24 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (26.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 19 (23.75%) .NET Framework
16 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (18.75%) Finance
17 15 (18.75%) WCF
18 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
18 14 (17.50%) Unit Testing
19 13 (16.25%) Windows
19 13 (16.25%) Workflow
19 13 (16.25%) Software Engineering
20 12 (15.00%) OOP
20 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
21 11 (13.75%) Linux
21 11 (13.75%) Ajax
22 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (7.50%) IIS
1 6 (7.50%) WordPress
2 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.50%) Photoshop
2 6 (7.50%) InDesign
3 4 (5.00%) Mingle
4 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (1.25%) FTP
2 1 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (78.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.00%) RavenDB
4 4 (5.00%) Neo4j
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.50%) DTS
6 2 (2.50%) SQLite
6 2 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 5 (6.25%) NUnit
4 4 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (5.00%) MSTest
5 3 (3.75%) Subversion
6 2 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (1.25%) Moq
7 1 (1.25%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.25%) NCover
7 1 (1.25%) StyleCop
7 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.25%) NCrunch
7 1 (1.25%) NSubstitute
7 1 (1.25%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.25%) JIRA
7 1 (1.25%) ReSharper
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Automotive
3 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (82.50%) Developer
2 48 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 13 (16.25%) Junior
5 12 (15.00%) Junior .NET Developer
5 12 (15.00%) Junior Developer
6 9 (11.25%) C# Developer
6 9 (11.25%) .NET Web Developer
6 9 (11.25%) Graduate
7 7 (8.75%) Software Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Programmer
8 6 (7.50%) .NET Programmer
8 6 (7.50%) Agile .NET Developer
9 5 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Trainee Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Trainee Web Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Trainee
10 4 (5.00%) Lead Developer
10 4 (5.00%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (91.25%) .NET
2 61 (76.25%) ASP.NET
3 52 (65.00%) HTML
4 46 (57.50%) jQuery
5 28 (35.00%) CSS
6 25 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 21 (26.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 19 (23.75%) .NET Framework
9 15 (18.75%) WCF
10 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (13.75%) Ajax
12 9 (11.25%) XML
13 7 (8.75%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (8.75%) Web Services
14 6 (7.50%) SOAP
15 4 (5.00%) Silverlight
15 4 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
15 4 (5.00%) Entity Framework
15 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
15 4 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.25%) Windows
2 11 (13.75%) Linux
3 4 (5.00%) CentOS
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (53.75%) MVC
2 25 (31.25%) Web Design
3 24 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 17 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (17.50%) Unit Testing
6 13 (16.25%) Workflow
6 13 (16.25%) Software Engineering
7 12 (15.00%) OOP
8 8 (10.00%) TDD
8 8 (10.00%) Web Development
8 8 (10.00%) Wealth Management
8 8 (10.00%) Straight-Through Processing
9 7 (8.75%) OOD
10 5 (6.25%) Network Management
10 5 (6.25%) Asset Management
11 4 (5.00%) OO
11 4 (5.00%) Process Management
11 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.00%) CQRS
11 4 (5.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 71 (88.75%) C#
2 59 (73.75%) JavaScript
3 51 (63.75%) SQL
4 35 (43.75%) VB.NET
5 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.75%) C++
5 7 (8.75%) C
6 6 (7.50%) PHP
6 6 (7.50%) Java
7 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.25%) Python
7 5 (6.25%) VB
7 5 (6.25%) Perl
8 2 (2.50%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.50%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.50%) XPath
9 1 (1.25%) VB6
9 1 (1.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.00%) MCSE
3 4 (5.00%) MCSD
3 4 (5.00%) MCTS
3 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.00%) Adobe
3 5 (6.25%) Rackspace
4 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.50%) Siebel
4 2 (2.50%) SAP
4 2 (2.50%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.25%) Telerik
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle
5 1 (1.25%) Cisco
Essex
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits - Travel Expenses + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago