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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 62 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 3 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.66% 3.25% 1.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.41% 14.71% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 3
Average salary £29,000 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% -35.29%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
68 68 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 14.95% 22.08% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 65 54 64
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) VB
4 5 (55.56%) XML
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) ADO
5 4 (44.44%) Document Management
5 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (33.33%) SDLC
6 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) Content Management
6 3 (33.33%) Marketing
6 3 (33.33%) Web Development
6 3 (33.33%) MVC
6 3 (33.33%) EMC
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (33.33%) OO
6 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (33.33%) MCP
6 3 (33.33%) CRM

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (33.33%) Documentum
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Architect
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Documentum Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Process Architect
4 1 (11.11%) C# Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) ADO
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 3 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Document Management
2 3 (33.33%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) OOD
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Process Management
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) VB
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCP
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) Kofax