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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 52 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 11 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.24% 8.80% 7.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.19% 43.14% 36.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 24
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
108 51 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 22.00% 20.40% 20.73%
Number of salaries quoted 105 41 67
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 30 June 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 30 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 28 (93.33%) .NET
3 27 (90.00%) ASP.NET
4 24 (80.00%) CSS
4 24 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 24 (80.00%) HTML
4 24 (80.00%) MVC
5 19 (63.33%) SQL
5 19 (63.33%) T-SQL
6 18 (60.00%) Web Development
7 17 (56.67%) IIS
8 16 (53.33%) CMS
8 16 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (53.33%) Kentico
8 16 (53.33%) Sass
9 15 (50.00%) Bourne shell
10 9 (30.00%) .NET Framework
10 9 (30.00%) jQuery
11 7 (23.33%) Time Management
12 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (20.00%) Web Services
12 6 (20.00%) XML
12 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
13 5 (16.67%) Ajax
13 5 (16.67%) VB.NET
14 4 (13.33%) N-Tier
14 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (13.33%) TDD
14 4 (13.33%) Scrum

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 17 (56.67%) IIS
2 16 (53.33%) CMS
2 16 (53.33%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) PROIV
2 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 23 (76.67%) Web Developer
3 18 (60.00%) .NET Developer
4 17 (56.67%) .NET Web Developer
5 10 (33.33%) Junior
6 9 (30.00%) Junior Developer
6 9 (30.00%) Junior Web Developer
7 8 (26.67%) Software Developer
7 8 (26.67%) Junior .NET Web Developer
7 8 (26.67%) Junior .NET Developer
8 5 (16.67%) Graduate
9 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Web Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
10 1 (3.33%) Architect
10 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
10 1 (3.33%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (3.33%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) .NET
2 27 (90.00%) ASP.NET
3 24 (80.00%) CSS
3 24 (80.00%) HTML
4 16 (53.33%) Sass
5 9 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (30.00%) jQuery
6 6 (20.00%) Web Services
6 6 (20.00%) XML
7 5 (16.67%) Ajax
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.33%) WCF
9 1 (3.33%) SOAP
9 1 (3.33%) ATL
9 1 (3.33%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.33%) N-Tier
2 4 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) MVC
2 18 (60.00%) Web Development
3 7 (23.33%) Time Management
4 4 (13.33%) BDD
4 4 (13.33%) Scrum
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.33%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (3.33%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.33%) XML Parsing
6 1 (3.33%) Concurrent Programming
6 1 (3.33%) SDLC
6 1 (3.33%) OOD
6 1 (3.33%) Process Management
6 1 (3.33%) OOP
6 1 (3.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (93.33%) JavaScript
3 19 (63.33%) SQL
3 19 (63.33%) T-SQL
4 15 (50.00%) Bourne shell
5 5 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) MCP
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Kofax
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle