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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 52 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 40 59 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.04% 4.69% 4.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.39% 25.88% 39.31%
Number of salaries quoted 37 57 47
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
164 228 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.58% 18.14% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 134 184 132
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,100 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -18 5 £40,000 +53.84%
Brentwood +8 4 £80,000 +68.42%
Chelmsford +8 3 £27,500 -42.10%
Basildon +7 3 £42,500 +47.82%
Southend-on-Sea -4 3 £45,000 +63.63%
Harlow - 1 £50,000 -
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 93 (94.90%) .NET
2 90 (91.84%) C#
3 89 (90.82%) SQL Server
4 82 (83.67%) ASP.NET
5 75 (76.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 61 (62.24%) JavaScript
7 55 (56.12%) Ajax
8 51 (52.04%) VB.NET
9 50 (51.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 45 (45.92%) SQL
11 44 (44.90%) HTML
11 44 (44.90%) Finance
12 43 (43.88%) CSS
13 39 (39.80%) QA
14 37 (37.76%) Unit Testing
14 37 (37.76%) Wealth Management
14 37 (37.76%) Workflow
15 33 (33.67%) jQuery
16 31 (31.63%) SDLC
16 31 (31.63%) SQL Server 2012
17 28 (28.57%) .NET Framework
18 27 (27.55%) OOD
19 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
20 17 (17.35%) MVC
20 17 (17.35%) SharePoint
20 17 (17.35%) SharePoint 2013
21 16 (16.33%) SharePoint 2010
21 16 (16.33%) WCF
22 15 (15.31%) Mentoring
22 15 (15.31%) Web Development

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 17 (17.35%) SharePoint
1 17 (17.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 16 (16.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (6.12%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (13.27%) MS Office
2 7 (7.14%) Photoshop
3 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (90.82%) SQL Server
2 75 (76.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (31.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (51.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 44 (44.90%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Law
3 4 (4.08%) Legal
4 3 (3.06%) Advertising
5 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (76.53%) Developer
2 67 (68.37%) .NET Developer
3 47 (47.96%) SQL Developer
4 33 (33.67%) C# Developer
5 32 (32.65%) ASP.NET Developer
5 32 (32.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 31 (31.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (18.37%) SQL Server Developer
8 17 (17.35%) C# Programmer
8 17 (17.35%) Programmer
8 17 (17.35%) SQL Programmer
8 17 (17.35%) Technical Leader
9 16 (16.33%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 16 (16.33%) .NET Programmer
9 16 (16.33%) Analyst
9 16 (16.33%) Analyst Developer
9 16 (16.33%) Analyst Programmer
9 16 (16.33%) ASP.NET Programmer
9 16 (16.33%) Developer Analyst
9 16 (16.33%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (94.90%) .NET
2 82 (83.67%) ASP.NET
3 55 (56.12%) Ajax
4 44 (44.90%) HTML
5 43 (43.88%) CSS
6 33 (33.67%) jQuery
7 28 (28.57%) .NET Framework
8 16 (16.33%) WCF
9 12 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (11.22%) HTML5
11 10 (10.20%) CSS3
11 10 (10.20%) Web Services
12 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (9.18%) Entity Framework
12 9 (9.18%) XML
13 8 (8.16%) SOAP
14 6 (6.12%) WPF
15 3 (3.06%) Silverlight
16 2 (2.04%) JSON
16 2 (2.04%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.08%) Physics
3 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.04%) CUDA
3 2 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.27%) Windows
2 9 (9.18%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (37.76%) Unit Testing
1 37 (37.76%) Wealth Management
1 37 (37.76%) Workflow
2 31 (31.63%) SDLC
3 27 (27.55%) OOD
4 17 (17.35%) MVC
5 15 (15.31%) Mentoring
5 15 (15.31%) Web Development
6 12 (12.24%) OO
7 8 (8.16%) SOA
7 8 (8.16%) Straight-Through Processing
8 6 (6.12%) Case Management
9 5 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.10%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (4.08%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (2.04%) Front End Development
11 2 (2.04%) Issue Tracking
11 2 (2.04%) Multithreading
12 1 (1.02%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 90 (91.84%) C#
2 61 (62.24%) JavaScript
3 51 (52.04%) VB.NET
4 45 (45.92%) SQL
5 7 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.08%) C++
7 2 (2.04%) Delphi
7 2 (2.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (4.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (39.80%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.02%) CA
2 1 (1.02%) Telerik