The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 30 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 13 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.58% 7.41% 3.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 36.11% 32.88% 36.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 13
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
36 73 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 15.45% 22.53% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 31 72 34
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
Suffolk

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 29 July 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 48 (100.00%) C#
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (79.17%) SQL Server
2 38 (79.17%) ASP.NET
3 30 (62.50%) MVC
4 28 (58.33%) JavaScript
5 24 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (41.67%) HTML
6 20 (41.67%) CSS
6 20 (41.67%) N-Tier
6 20 (41.67%) WCF
7 17 (35.42%) SharePoint
7 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
7 17 (35.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (33.33%) SQL
8 16 (33.33%) WPF
8 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (31.25%) XML
10 14 (29.17%) WF
11 13 (27.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (27.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (27.08%) NHibernate
11 13 (27.08%) .NET Framework
11 13 (27.08%) TDD
12 12 (25.00%) Web Services
13 11 (22.92%) T-SQL
14 10 (20.83%) SOA
14 10 (20.83%) Windows
14 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (18.75%) Web Development

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (35.42%) SharePoint
2 9 (18.75%) IIS
3 7 (14.58%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.17%) Kentico
6 1 (2.08%) Node.js
6 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) InfoPath
2 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) HTTP
1 7 (14.58%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (79.17%) SQL Server
2 17 (35.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (27.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (27.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (14.58%) OLAP
6 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (18.75%) NUnit
3 7 (14.58%) NuGet
4 6 (12.50%) MSTest
4 6 (12.50%) SpecFlow
5 3 (6.25%) CruiseControl
5 3 (6.25%) NCover
5 3 (6.25%) FxCop
6 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (16.67%) Marketing
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (93.75%) Developer
2 26 (54.17%) .NET Developer
3 21 (43.75%) C# Developer
4 20 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (16.67%) Web Developer
7 8 (16.67%) Senior Developer
8 7 (14.58%) SQL Developer
8 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Developer
8 7 (14.58%) .NET Web Developer
8 7 (14.58%) SharePoint Developer
9 5 (10.42%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 5 (10.42%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (10.42%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (10.42%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (8.33%) Analyst
10 4 (8.33%) Senior .NET Web Developer
11 3 (6.25%) Lead Technical Architect
11 3 (6.25%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (79.17%) ASP.NET
3 20 (41.67%) CSS
3 20 (41.67%) WCF
3 20 (41.67%) HTML
4 16 (33.33%) WPF
4 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (31.25%) XML
6 14 (29.17%) WF
7 13 (27.08%) NHibernate
7 13 (27.08%) .NET Framework
8 12 (25.00%) Web Services
9 7 (14.58%) RESTful
9 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (4.17%) HTML5
11 2 (4.17%) Middleware
12 1 (2.08%) Ajax
12 1 (2.08%) XSLT
12 1 (2.08%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.25%) Open Source
3 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) MVC
2 13 (27.08%) TDD
3 10 (20.83%) SOA
4 9 (18.75%) CRM
4 9 (18.75%) Web Development
5 8 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (14.58%) OOP
7 6 (12.50%) UML
8 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.33%) ITIL
10 3 (6.25%) ETL
10 3 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
10 3 (6.25%) TOGAF
10 3 (6.25%) Web Application Development
11 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
11 2 (4.17%) OO
11 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (4.17%) Service Management
12 1 (2.08%) OOA/OOD
12 1 (2.08%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 16 (33.33%) SQL
4 11 (22.92%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) MCP
2 4 (8.33%) MCSD
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.33%) MCTS
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle