The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Horsham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 14 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 25 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 15.53% 13.33% 5.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 71.43% 42.31% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 5
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
West Sussex

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

Development Applications Category
Horsham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
35 52 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 21.74% 31.52% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 35 52 9
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £42,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Horsham

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Horsham

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Horsham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Horsham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Horsham

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Horsham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Horsham 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 29 (60.42%) JavaScript
2 27 (56.25%) Windows
2 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (56.25%) Software Engineering
3 26 (54.17%) Degree
3 26 (54.17%) C++
4 25 (52.08%) Computer Science
5 23 (47.92%) jQuery
5 23 (47.92%) MFC
6 22 (45.83%) .NET
6 22 (45.83%) HTML
6 22 (45.83%) C#
7 21 (43.75%) CSS
8 20 (41.67%) UML
9 19 (39.58%) Games
10 18 (37.50%) MVC
10 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
11 17 (35.42%) Web Services
11 17 (35.42%) OO
11 17 (35.42%) TDD
11 17 (35.42%) LINQ
11 17 (35.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (33.33%) StyleCop
12 16 (33.33%) Entity Framework
12 16 (33.33%) .NET Framework
12 16 (33.33%) WCF
12 16 (33.33%) NUnit
12 16 (33.33%) Scrum
13 14 (29.17%) OOD
14 13 (27.08%) Multithreading

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Horsham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Horsham 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 1 (2.08%) IIS
1 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) NUnit
1 16 (33.33%) StyleCop
General
1 19 (39.58%) Games
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (83.33%) Developer
2 22 (45.83%) C# Developer
3 21 (43.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (37.50%) Software Developer
5 17 (35.42%) C++ Developer
5 17 (35.42%) C++ Software Developer
6 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (33.33%) .NET Developer
7 8 (16.67%) Software Engineer
8 6 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (8.33%) GUI Developer
10 1 (2.08%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (2.08%) Junior Software Engineer
10 1 (2.08%) Junior
10 1 (2.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (47.92%) MFC
1 23 (47.92%) jQuery
2 22 (45.83%) HTML
2 22 (45.83%) .NET
3 21 (43.75%) CSS
4 18 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 17 (35.42%) Web Services
5 17 (35.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (35.42%) LINQ
6 16 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 16 (33.33%) WCF
6 16 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 10 (20.83%) OpenGL
7 10 (20.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 10 (20.83%) STL
8 7 (14.58%) Ajax
9 5 (10.42%) WPF
10 2 (4.17%) HTML5
11 1 (2.08%) Backbone.js
11 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (52.08%) Computer Science
2 13 (27.08%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.08%) RIA
3 1 (2.08%) GIS
3 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (56.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 20 (41.67%) UML
3 18 (37.50%) MVC
4 17 (35.42%) OO
4 17 (35.42%) TDD
5 16 (33.33%) Scrum
6 14 (29.17%) OOD
7 13 (27.08%) Multithreading
8 5 (10.42%) MVVM
8 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.08%) SDLC
10 1 (2.08%) Web Development
10 1 (2.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) JavaScript
2 26 (54.17%) C++
3 22 (45.83%) C#
4 2 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (54.17%) Degree
2 6 (12.50%) PhD
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle