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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 38 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 37 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 6.07% 2.96% 2.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.24% 19.01% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 31 23 20
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
141 121 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 23.11% 15.57% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 124 108 161
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,316 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 19 September 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Guildford

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 59 (85.51%) C#
2 54 (78.26%) .NET
3 35 (50.72%) ASP.NET
4 34 (49.28%) JavaScript
5 31 (44.93%) HTML
5 31 (44.93%) CSS
5 31 (44.93%) jQuery
6 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (42.03%) Software Engineering
7 27 (39.13%) Ajax
7 27 (39.13%) SQL
8 24 (34.78%) SQL Server
9 23 (33.33%) LINQ
10 22 (31.88%) .NET Framework
10 22 (31.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 22 (31.88%) C++
11 20 (28.99%) Degree
11 20 (28.99%) C
12 19 (27.54%) OO
13 18 (26.09%) OpenGL
13 18 (26.09%) Linux
13 18 (26.09%) TDD
13 18 (26.09%) Security Cleared
14 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
15 11 (15.94%) Scrum
16 9 (13.04%) Performance Testing
16 9 (13.04%) Web Development
17 8 (11.59%) HTML5
17 8 (11.59%) CSS3
17 8 (11.59%) Regression Testing

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (11.59%) IIS
2 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.80%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (5.80%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) NUnit
1 7 (10.14%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.80%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.90%) Subversion
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
1 7 (10.14%) Games
2 3 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (84.06%) Developer
2 44 (63.77%) C# Developer
3 27 (39.13%) .NET Developer
4 21 (30.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (26.09%) Mid-Level C# Developer
5 18 (26.09%) C++/C# Developer
5 18 (26.09%) C++ Developer
6 11 (15.94%) Software Developer
7 8 (11.59%) Software Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Test Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Web Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (5.80%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (4.35%) Development Engineer
11 3 (4.35%) Agile .NET Developer
11 3 (4.35%) Agile C# Developer
11 3 (4.35%) Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (78.26%) .NET
2 35 (50.72%) ASP.NET
3 31 (44.93%) CSS
3 31 (44.93%) HTML
3 31 (44.93%) jQuery
4 27 (39.13%) Ajax
5 23 (33.33%) LINQ
6 22 (31.88%) .NET Framework
6 22 (31.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 18 (26.09%) OpenGL
8 8 (11.59%) CSS3
8 8 (11.59%) HTML5
9 5 (7.25%) LINQ to SQL
9 5 (7.25%) Flash
10 4 (5.80%) Web Services
10 4 (5.80%) XML
10 4 (5.80%) Classic ASP
11 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (2.90%) COM
13 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Online Games
1 5 (7.25%) User Experience
2 4 (5.80%) Blog
3 3 (4.35%) Social Media
4 2 (2.90%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.90%) Xbox
4 2 (2.90%) Animation
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) CCTV
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.09%) Linux
2 6 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (42.03%) Software Engineering
2 19 (27.54%) OO
3 18 (26.09%) TDD
4 11 (15.94%) Scrum
5 9 (13.04%) Web Development
5 9 (13.04%) Performance Testing
6 8 (11.59%) Regression Testing
6 8 (11.59%) MVC
7 7 (10.14%) Workflow
7 7 (10.14%) Validation
7 7 (10.14%) Code Coverage
7 7 (10.14%) Workflow Management
7 7 (10.14%) Unit Testing
7 7 (10.14%) User Stories
8 4 (5.80%) SEO
9 3 (4.35%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (4.35%) Web Design
9 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 59 (85.51%) C#
2 34 (49.28%) JavaScript
3 27 (39.13%) SQL
4 22 (31.88%) C++
5 20 (28.99%) C
6 6 (8.70%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.80%) PHP
8 2 (2.90%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (28.99%) Degree
2 18 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.45%) ISEB
4 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) Adobe
3 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
Guildford, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Full Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago