The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 74 40 62
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +22
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 2 44 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.31% 5.74% 3.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.53% 27.33% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 36 27
Average salary £24,000 £33,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.81% -21.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £57,500 £47,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Visual Studio
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Development Applications Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
131 161 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 20.00% 20.99% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 118 148 125
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Guildford region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Guildford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 19 (82.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (78.26%) QA
3 15 (65.22%) C#
4 13 (56.52%) HTML
5 12 (52.17%) XML
5 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
5 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
6 11 (47.83%) .NET
7 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
7 10 (43.48%) .NET Framework
7 10 (43.48%) HTML5
7 10 (43.48%) AngularJS
8 7 (30.43%) TDD
8 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
8 7 (30.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (30.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (30.43%) BDD
9 6 (26.09%) Automation Testing
10 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (17.39%) Degree
11 4 (17.39%) SQL
12 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
12 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
12 3 (13.04%) Windows
12 3 (13.04%) CSS
12 3 (13.04%) Ajax
12 3 (13.04%) jQuery
13 2 (8.70%) Selenium
13 2 (8.70%) Project Planning

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 (30.43%) SharePoint
1 7 (30.43%) SharePoint 2010
1 7 (30.43%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 19 (82.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) NetBeans
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Test Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) QA Analyst
4 7 (30.43%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.04%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Graduate C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Graduate
7 1 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) HTML
2 12 (52.17%) XML
3 11 (47.83%) .NET
4 10 (43.48%) .NET Framework
4 10 (43.48%) HTML5
4 10 (43.48%) AngularJS
5 3 (13.04%) CSS
5 3 (13.04%) jQuery
5 3 (13.04%) Ajax
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.35%) LINQ
6 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.35%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
2 7 (30.43%) BDD
2 7 (30.43%) TDD
3 6 (26.09%) Automation Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
4 2 (8.70%) OOP
4 2 (8.70%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
5 1 (4.35%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (78.26%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle