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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 41 47 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 5 8 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.71% 2.51% 8.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.43% 9.76% 67.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 28
Average salary £45,000 £28,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.52% -23.33%
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
53 82 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 18.15% 25.71% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 41 79 41
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
3 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 11 (78.57%) WPF
4 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
6 7 (50.00%) CSS
6 7 (50.00%) Advertising
6 7 (50.00%) Android
6 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
6 7 (50.00%) Android Development
6 7 (50.00%) iOS Development
7 6 (42.86%) Marketing
8 5 (35.71%) SQL
9 4 (28.57%) IIS
9 4 (28.57%) N-Tier
9 4 (28.57%) TDD
9 4 (28.57%) NHibernate
9 4 (28.57%) WCF
9 4 (28.57%) WF
9 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (21.43%) OLAP
10 3 (21.43%) OOP
10 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Kentico
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) OLAP
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (21.43%) NuGet
3 1 (7.14%) NUnit
3 1 (7.14%) MSTest
3 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (50.00%) Advertising
2 6 (42.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Web Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) HTML
3 11 (78.57%) WPF
3 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
4 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (50.00%) CSS
6 4 (28.57%) NHibernate
6 4 (28.57%) WF
6 4 (28.57%) WCF
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) HTML5
7 3 (21.43%) CSS3
8 1 (7.14%) WebSockets
8 1 (7.14%) WebKit
8 1 (7.14%) HTML5 Canvas
8 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (7.14%) WebGL
8 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) N-Tier
2 2 (14.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Android
1 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) MVC
2 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 7 (50.00%) Android Development
3 7 (50.00%) iOS Development
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) OOP
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL