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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 58 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 47 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.95% 2.04% 2.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.71% 15.95% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 37 24 16
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +24.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £66,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
207 163 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.39% 12.78% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 161 113 127
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Essex region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
Brentwood - 11 £60,000 -
Colchester -12 10 £35,000 +59.09% 1
Chelmsford +10 2 £42,500 +13.33%
Visual Studio
East of England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 75 (92.59%) .NET
2 70 (86.42%) C#
3 67 (82.72%) SQL Server
4 59 (72.84%) ASP.NET
5 54 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 47 (58.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 47 (58.02%) Finance
7 46 (56.79%) VB.NET
7 46 (56.79%) Ajax
8 39 (48.15%) QA
8 39 (48.15%) Wealth Management
8 39 (48.15%) Unit Testing
8 39 (48.15%) Workflow
9 27 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 27 (33.33%) SQL
10 26 (32.10%) .NET Framework
11 25 (30.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 24 (29.63%) HTML
12 24 (29.63%) MVC
13 23 (28.40%) CSS
13 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
14 22 (27.16%) SDLC
15 21 (25.93%) OOD
16 20 (24.69%) Mobile App
16 20 (24.69%) Straight-Through Processing
17 15 (18.52%) WCF
18 14 (17.28%) Mentoring
19 11 (13.58%) Entity Framework
20 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
21 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (8.64%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (82.72%) SQL Server
2 47 (58.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (30.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 54 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 47 (58.02%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Law
3 1 (1.23%) Advertising
3 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (77.78%) Developer
2 46 (56.79%) .NET Developer
3 23 (28.40%) SQL Developer
4 17 (20.99%) Web Developer
5 15 (18.52%) C# Developer
6 14 (17.28%) SQL Server Developer
6 14 (17.28%) Technical Leader
7 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (13.58%) Consultant
7 11 (13.58%) Technical Consultant
8 9 (11.11%) Applications Developer
8 9 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (9.88%) .NET Web Developer
9 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (9.88%) C# Web Developer
10 7 (8.64%) HTML Developer
11 6 (7.41%) .NET Applications Developer
12 4 (4.94%) .NET Software Developer
12 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (92.59%) .NET
2 59 (72.84%) ASP.NET
3 46 (56.79%) Ajax
4 26 (32.10%) .NET Framework
5 24 (29.63%) HTML
6 23 (28.40%) CSS
7 15 (18.52%) WCF
8 11 (13.58%) Entity Framework
9 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (7.41%) WPF
11 5 (6.17%) jQuery
11 5 (6.17%) Silverlight
12 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (2.47%) WinForms
13 1 (1.23%) ADO
13 1 (1.23%) HTML5
13 1 (1.23%) JSON
13 1 (1.23%) LINQ
13 1 (1.23%) OpenCL
13 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.69%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.47%) Physics
3 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.23%) CUDA
3 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.64%) Android
1 7 (8.64%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.15%) Unit Testing
1 39 (48.15%) Wealth Management
1 39 (48.15%) Workflow
2 24 (29.63%) MVC
3 22 (27.16%) SDLC
4 21 (25.93%) OOD
5 20 (24.69%) Straight-Through Processing
6 14 (17.28%) Mentoring
7 8 (9.88%) Web Development
8 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.64%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (8.64%) SOA
9 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.47%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.23%) Automated Testing
11 1 (1.23%) Issue Tracking
11 1 (1.23%) Line Management
11 1 (1.23%) Manual Testing
11 1 (1.23%) Multithreading
11 1 (1.23%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 70 (86.42%) C#
2 46 (56.79%) VB.NET
3 27 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 27 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (6.17%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.47%) C
5 2 (2.47%) C++
5 2 (2.47%) VB
5 2 (2.47%) XAML
6 1 (1.23%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (48.15%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
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