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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 39 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 12 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.92% 2.60% 4.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.49% 10.98% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 14
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £25,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
49 82 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 16.01% 23.70% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 35 78 30
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,650 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 20 November 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) MVC
2 21 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 21 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 20 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (75.00%) WPF
5 17 (70.83%) HTML
5 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
6 14 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (58.33%) WCF
7 11 (45.83%) NHibernate
7 11 (45.83%) TDD
7 11 (45.83%) WF
7 11 (45.83%) CSS
7 11 (45.83%) N-Tier
8 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 8 (33.33%) IIS
9 8 (33.33%) Advertising
10 7 (29.17%) OOP
10 7 (29.17%) OLAP
10 7 (29.17%) Apple iOS
10 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (29.17%) Android
10 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (29.17%) NuGet
10 7 (29.17%) Android Development
10 7 (29.17%) iOS Development

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 8 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (29.17%) OLAP
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (29.17%) NuGet
3 4 (16.67%) NUnit
3 4 (16.67%) MSTest
3 4 (16.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (33.33%) Advertising
2 6 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 8 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 8 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 8 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Developer
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Lead Technical Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Lead Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 20 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (75.00%) WPF
5 17 (70.83%) HTML
6 14 (58.33%) WCF
7 11 (45.83%) WF
7 11 (45.83%) CSS
7 11 (45.83%) NHibernate
8 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 4 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (12.50%) HTML5
9 3 (12.50%) CSS3
9 3 (12.50%) jQuery
10 1 (4.17%) WebSockets
10 1 (4.17%) WebKit
10 1 (4.17%) HTML5 Canvas
10 1 (4.17%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Android
1 7 (29.17%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) MVC
2 11 (45.83%) TDD
3 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (29.17%) Android Development
4 7 (29.17%) iOS Development
4 7 (29.17%) OOP
5 3 (12.50%) SOA
5 3 (12.50%) ETL
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
5 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.50%) UML
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Web Development
6 1 (4.17%) Time Management
6 1 (4.17%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft