The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 71 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 25 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.57% 3.72% 3.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.24% 23.95% 26.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 39 29
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,900 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Visual Studio
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Development Applications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
145 167 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 14.89% 15.52% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 120 142 99
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Kent region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Kent

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Kent region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Kent

Visual Studio
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Kent region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford -12 5 £36,500 +4.28%
Chatham - 4 £35,000 -
West Malling +6 2 £65,000 +31.31%
Rochester - 2 £32,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +25 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 36 (78.26%) .NET
2 35 (76.09%) SQL Server
3 32 (69.57%) C#
4 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
5 25 (54.35%) HTML
6 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET
7 22 (47.83%) CSS
8 21 (45.65%) SQL
9 18 (39.13%) MS Excel
10 14 (30.43%) Windows
11 13 (28.26%) T-SQL
12 10 (21.74%) Finance
12 10 (21.74%) SOA
13 9 (19.57%) MVC
13 9 (19.57%) Ajax
13 9 (19.57%) .NET Framework
14 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (17.39%) jQuery
14 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
14 8 (17.39%) Web Application Development
14 8 (17.39%) Windows 8
15 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
15 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (15.22%) CSS3
15 7 (15.22%) HTML5
15 7 (15.22%) SEO
15 7 (15.22%) VB.NET

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 6 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.52%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) DNN
3 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 18 (39.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) SSL
2 1 (2.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (76.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.52%) SSDT
7 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.04%) ReSharper
2 6 (13.04%) Selenium
2 6 (13.04%) Fiddler
3 5 (10.87%) NUnit
4 4 (8.70%) FitNesse
5 2 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.17%) Moq
6 1 (2.17%) MSTest
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Legal
3 2 (4.35%) Games
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (69.57%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Web Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (13.04%) Architect
5 5 (10.87%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Front-End Web Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Systems Developer
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Database Developer
7 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (78.26%) .NET
2 25 (54.35%) HTML
3 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET
3 22 (47.83%) CSS
4 9 (19.57%) Ajax
4 9 (19.57%) .NET Framework
5 8 (17.39%) jQuery
6 7 (15.22%) HTML5
6 7 (15.22%) CSS3
6 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
7 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (10.87%) XML
9 4 (8.70%) XSLT
10 3 (6.52%) XHTML
10 3 (6.52%) SOAP
10 3 (6.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
1 6 (13.04%) Social Network
1 6 (13.04%) User Experience
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.35%) NHS
3 2 (4.35%) Social Media
3 2 (4.35%) Blog
4 1 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
2 8 (17.39%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) SOA
2 9 (19.57%) MVC
3 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.39%) Web Application Development
4 7 (15.22%) Use Case
4 7 (15.22%) SEO
5 6 (13.04%) Workflow
5 6 (13.04%) Scrum
5 6 (13.04%) Network Design
5 6 (13.04%) OO
5 6 (13.04%) Data Modelling
5 6 (13.04%) Project Planning
6 5 (10.87%) Web Development
6 5 (10.87%) ETL
6 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.87%) TDD
7 4 (8.70%) OOP
7 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (69.57%) C#
2 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 21 (45.65%) SQL
4 13 (28.26%) T-SQL
5 7 (15.22%) VB.NET
6 6 (13.04%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (8.70%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
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