The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Kent region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 77 79 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -37
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 26 13 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.32% 1.24% 4.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.95% 8.72% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 33
Average salary £34,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £48,200 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
163 149 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 14.53% 14.26% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 150 116 103
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
South East

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £27,500 - 1
West Malling +2 2 £75,600 +52.72%
Dartford -13 2 £36,500 -18.88% 2
Rochester - 2 £32,500 -
Tonbridge - 1 £25,000 -
Chatham - 1 £35,000 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 44 (81.48%) .NET
2 41 (75.93%) SQL Server
3 34 (62.96%) HTML
4 33 (61.11%) C#
5 32 (59.26%) JavaScript
6 31 (57.41%) ASP.NET
7 30 (55.56%) CSS
8 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
9 25 (46.30%) SQL
10 19 (35.19%) Finance
11 18 (33.33%) .NET Framework
12 16 (29.63%) MVC
12 16 (29.63%) HTML5
12 16 (29.63%) CSS3
13 14 (25.93%) T-SQL
13 14 (25.93%) OO
14 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (22.22%) Windows
15 12 (22.22%) Scrum
16 11 (20.37%) Ajax
16 11 (20.37%) jQuery
16 11 (20.37%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (18.52%) Web Application Development
17 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
17 10 (18.52%) SOA
18 9 (16.67%) SEO
18 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 8 (14.81%) Degree
19 8 (14.81%) Social Network

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (14.81%) Node.js
2 6 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) DNN
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) HTTP
2 5 (9.26%) SAN
3 1 (1.85%) Intranet
3 1 (1.85%) Internet
3 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (75.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (12.96%) Redis
3 7 (12.96%) NoSQL
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (9.26%) SSDT
5 5 (9.26%) Big Data
5 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.85%) SQL CLR
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.11%) ReSharper
2 6 (11.11%) Fiddler
3 5 (9.26%) NUnit
4 4 (7.41%) Selenium
4 4 (7.41%) FitNesse
5 2 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.85%) Moq
6 1 (1.85%) MSTest
General
1 19 (35.19%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Legal
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Polish Language
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (74.07%) Developer
2 19 (35.19%) .NET Developer
3 10 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (18.52%) C# Developer
4 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Web Developer
6 7 (12.96%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Architect
7 6 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (9.26%) Front-End Web Developer
8 5 (9.26%) DBA
8 5 (9.26%) SQL DBA
9 4 (7.41%) Test Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 4 (7.41%) SQL Developer
9 4 (7.41%) Technical Architect
9 4 (7.41%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (81.48%) .NET
2 34 (62.96%) HTML
3 31 (57.41%) ASP.NET
4 30 (55.56%) CSS
5 18 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 16 (29.63%) HTML5
6 16 (29.63%) CSS3
7 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (20.37%) Ajax
8 11 (20.37%) jQuery
9 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
9 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 6 (11.11%) XML
10 6 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (9.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (7.41%) XHTML
12 4 (7.41%) XSLT
13 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 2 (3.70%) WinForms
14 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Social Network
2 7 (12.96%) Social Media
2 7 (12.96%) Blog
3 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.11%) N-Tier
4 5 (9.26%) Digital Media
4 5 (9.26%) Clustering
5 4 (7.41%) Replication
6 2 (3.70%) NHS
7 1 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.85%) W3C
7 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.85%) Physics
7 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (12.96%) Windows 8
2 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) MVC
2 14 (25.93%) OO
3 12 (22.22%) Scrum
4 10 (18.52%) Web Application Development
4 10 (18.52%) SOA
5 9 (16.67%) SEO
6 7 (12.96%) Data Modelling
6 7 (12.96%) B2C
6 7 (12.96%) Use Case
7 6 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 6 (11.11%) Workflow
7 6 (11.11%) Network Design
7 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (9.26%) Analytics
8 5 (9.26%) Data Analysis
8 5 (9.26%) TDD
9 4 (7.41%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Web Development
9 4 (7.41%) OOP
9 4 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (61.11%) C#
2 32 (59.26%) JavaScript
3 25 (46.30%) SQL
4 14 (25.93%) T-SQL
5 6 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 6 (11.11%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.70%) VB
7 1 (1.85%) C++
7 1 (1.85%) VBScript
7 1 (1.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) ISEB
2 4 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
Dartford, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Networkers Plc
Salary: Up to UKP 38000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Kent
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Dartford
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive Depending On Experience
Posted: 26 days ago