The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 37 30 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 19 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.85% 7.74% 4.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.59% 36.23% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 19 20 12
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Visual Studio
Suffolk

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

Development Applications Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
88 69 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 22.45% 21.36% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 80 58 34
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Ipswich

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 23 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (95.65%) HTML
2 22 (95.65%) JavaScript
2 22 (95.65%) SQL Server
2 22 (95.65%) MVC
3 21 (91.30%) SQL
3 21 (91.30%) .NET
3 21 (91.30%) ASP.NET
4 20 (86.96%) CSS
5 19 (82.61%) T-SQL
6 18 (78.26%) IIS
7 17 (73.91%) Web Development
8 16 (69.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (69.57%) Kentico
8 16 (69.57%) Sass
8 16 (69.57%) CMS
9 15 (65.22%) Bourne shell
10 7 (30.43%) Time Management
11 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (17.39%) Marketing
11 4 (17.39%) WPF
12 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
12 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (13.04%) OOP
13 2 (8.70%) CRM
13 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
13 2 (8.70%) Advertising
13 2 (8.70%) OLAP

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 18 (78.26%) IIS
2 16 (69.57%) CMS
2 16 (69.57%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (95.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.70%) NuGet
2 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 20 (86.96%) Web Developer
3 17 (73.91%) .NET Developer
3 17 (73.91%) .NET Web Developer
4 10 (43.48%) Junior
5 9 (39.13%) Junior Developer
5 9 (39.13%) Junior Web Developer
6 8 (34.78%) Junior .NET Web Developer
6 8 (34.78%) Junior .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) AWS Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Web Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Web Developer
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Graduate
8 1 (4.35%) Junior Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) HTML
2 21 (91.30%) .NET
2 21 (91.30%) ASP.NET
3 20 (86.96%) CSS
4 16 (69.57%) Sass
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (17.39%) WPF
6 2 (8.70%) WF
6 2 (8.70%) NHibernate
6 2 (8.70%) WCF
7 1 (4.35%) SOAP
7 1 (4.35%) Web Services
7 1 (4.35%) XML
7 1 (4.35%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) MVC
2 17 (73.91%) Web Development
3 7 (30.43%) Time Management
4 3 (13.04%) OOP
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Android Development
5 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (95.65%) JavaScript
3 21 (91.30%) SQL
4 19 (82.61%) T-SQL
5 15 (65.22%) Bourne shell
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree