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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 71 63 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 27 32 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.62% 2.90% 3.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.65% 18.82% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 31
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,750 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,850 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +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
153 170 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 14.85% 15.40% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 133 139 97
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 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 4 £36,500 +8.14%
Chatham - 4 £35,000 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +21 3 £27,500 -31.25%
West Malling +5 2 £69,050 +39.49%
Rochester - 2 £32,500 -
Tonbridge +8 1 £25,000 -34.21%
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 39 (79.59%) .NET
2 36 (73.47%) SQL Server
3 32 (65.31%) C#
4 29 (59.18%) HTML
5 27 (55.10%) JavaScript
5 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
6 25 (51.02%) ASP.NET
6 25 (51.02%) CSS
7 21 (42.86%) SQL
8 14 (28.57%) Windows
8 14 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 12 (24.49%) Finance
10 11 (22.45%) Ajax
10 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
10 11 (22.45%) T-SQL
10 11 (22.45%) HTML5
10 11 (22.45%) CSS3
11 10 (20.41%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (20.41%) Web Application Development
11 10 (20.41%) SOA
11 10 (20.41%) MVC
11 10 (20.41%) jQuery
12 9 (18.37%) SEO
12 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
13 8 (16.33%) Windows 8
13 8 (16.33%) OO
13 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (16.33%) Social Network
14 7 (14.29%) Degree

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (12.24%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
2 3 (6.12%) Node.js
3 1 (2.04%) DNN
3 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) HTTP
2 3 (6.12%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) Intranet
3 1 (2.04%) Internet
3 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (73.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (10.20%) SSDT
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
6 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.08%) Redis
7 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.24%) Fiddler
2 6 (12.24%) ReSharper
3 5 (10.20%) Selenium
3 5 (10.20%) NUnit
4 4 (8.16%) FitNesse
5 2 (4.08%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.04%) MSTest
6 1 (2.04%) Moq
6 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Legal
3 2 (4.08%) Games
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Polish Language
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (71.43%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) .NET Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Web Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Architect
6 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.20%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Front-End Web Developer
6 5 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Technical Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Test Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Database Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Systems Developer
8 3 (6.12%) SQL DBA
8 3 (6.12%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (79.59%) .NET
2 29 (59.18%) HTML
3 25 (51.02%) ASP.NET
3 25 (51.02%) CSS
4 11 (22.45%) Ajax
4 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
4 11 (22.45%) HTML5
4 11 (22.45%) CSS3
5 10 (20.41%) jQuery
6 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (12.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (12.24%) XML
8 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (8.16%) XSLT
9 3 (6.12%) XHTML
9 3 (6.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (4.08%) SOAP
10 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Social Network
2 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.20%) N-Tier
4 4 (8.16%) Social Media
4 4 (8.16%) Blog
5 3 (6.12%) Clustering
6 2 (4.08%) Digital Media
6 2 (4.08%) NHS
6 2 (4.08%) Replication
7 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.04%) Physics
7 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.04%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
2 8 (16.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Web Application Development
1 10 (20.41%) SOA
1 10 (20.41%) MVC
2 9 (18.37%) SEO
3 8 (16.33%) OO
4 7 (14.29%) Use Case
4 7 (14.29%) Scrum
5 6 (12.24%) Workflow
5 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
5 6 (12.24%) Network Design
5 6 (12.24%) Project Planning
6 5 (10.20%) Web Development
6 5 (10.20%) TDD
7 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.16%) OOP
7 4 (8.16%) Change Management
7 4 (8.16%) Software Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (65.31%) C#
2 27 (55.10%) JavaScript
3 21 (42.86%) SQL
4 11 (22.45%) T-SQL
5 7 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 6 (12.24%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.08%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) VBScript
8 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (8.16%) ISEB
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
Chatham, Kent
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