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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 64 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 13 10 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.80% 1.93% 5.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.61% 19.61% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 35
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,525 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
151 51 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 20.94% 9.86% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 141 50 111
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Guildford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 47 (94.00%) C#
2 42 (84.00%) .NET
3 37 (74.00%) ASP.NET
4 33 (66.00%) HTML
4 33 (66.00%) JavaScript
4 33 (66.00%) CSS
4 33 (66.00%) Ajax
4 33 (66.00%) jQuery
5 30 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 29 (58.00%) .NET Framework
6 29 (58.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 27 (54.00%) SQL
7 27 (54.00%) LINQ
8 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
10 14 (28.00%) Scrum
11 12 (24.00%) Software Engineering
12 11 (22.00%) Windows
13 10 (20.00%) MVC
14 9 (18.00%) Games
14 9 (18.00%) HTML5
14 9 (18.00%) CSS3
15 8 (16.00%) C++
15 8 (16.00%) VB.NET
15 8 (16.00%) Flash
15 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
15 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (16.00%) LINQ to SQL
16 7 (14.00%) PHP
16 7 (14.00%) IIS

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (14.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.00%) Star Schema
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) NUnit
1 4 (8.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (18.00%) Games
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (90.00%) Developer
2 29 (58.00%) .NET Developer
3 28 (56.00%) C# Developer
4 19 (38.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (8.00%) C++ Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Web Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Mid-Level C# Developer
7 4 (8.00%) C++/C# Developer
7 4 (8.00%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (6.00%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Programmer
9 2 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Software Programmer
9 2 (4.00%) C Software Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (84.00%) .NET
2 37 (74.00%) ASP.NET
3 33 (66.00%) CSS
3 33 (66.00%) HTML
3 33 (66.00%) Ajax
3 33 (66.00%) jQuery
4 29 (58.00%) .NET Framework
4 29 (58.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 27 (54.00%) LINQ
6 9 (18.00%) CSS3
6 9 (18.00%) HTML5
7 8 (16.00%) LINQ to SQL
7 8 (16.00%) Flash
8 6 (12.00%) Classic ASP
9 4 (8.00%) OpenGL
9 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (6.00%) WCF
10 3 (6.00%) WF
10 3 (6.00%) DAO
10 3 (6.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Online Games
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Blog
4 2 (4.00%) Animation
4 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.00%) Xbox
4 2 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.00%) Scrum
3 12 (24.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (20.00%) MVC
5 7 (14.00%) Workflow
5 7 (14.00%) Web Development
6 6 (12.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (8.00%) TDD
7 4 (8.00%) Workflow Management
7 4 (8.00%) Validation
7 4 (8.00%) Code Coverage
7 4 (8.00%) OO
7 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (8.00%) User Stories
8 3 (6.00%) Web Application Development
8 3 (6.00%) DSDM
8 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.00%) UML
8 3 (6.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 47 (94.00%) C#
2 33 (66.00%) JavaScript
3 27 (54.00%) SQL
4 8 (16.00%) VB.NET
4 8 (16.00%) C++
5 7 (14.00%) PHP
6 6 (12.00%) C
7 2 (4.00%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) Degree
3 3 (6.00%) MCP
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) CTC Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Sybase
3 1 (2.00%) Sitecore