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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 79 70 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -23
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 28 34 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.41% 2.76% 4.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.46% 19.54% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20 33 29
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
296 174 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 25.43% 14.12% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 259 158 117
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Maidstone +12 6 - -
Sevenoaks +5 2 £40,000 -6.43%
Tonbridge +3 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Rochester - 2 £32,500 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £45,000 - 1
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (83.02%) .NET
2 32 (60.38%) SQL Server
3 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
3 30 (56.60%) C#
3 30 (56.60%) ASP.NET
4 25 (47.17%) CSS
4 25 (47.17%) Web Services
4 25 (47.17%) HTML
5 20 (37.74%) SQL
6 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
7 16 (30.19%) jQuery
8 13 (24.53%) WCF
8 13 (24.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (24.53%) SharePoint
8 13 (24.53%) VB.NET
9 12 (22.64%) Workflow
9 12 (22.64%) IIS
9 12 (22.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (20.75%) XML
10 11 (20.75%) Ajax
10 11 (20.75%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
11 10 (18.87%) Kofax
11 10 (18.87%) Scrum
11 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (18.87%) T-SQL
11 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
11 10 (18.87%) Waterfall
12 7 (13.21%) SEO
12 7 (13.21%) Windows

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (24.53%) SharePoint
1 13 (24.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 12 (22.64%) IIS
3 11 (20.75%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.89%) DNN
Applications
1 11 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.89%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (60.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (9.43%) MySQL
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.66%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.77%) SSDT
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.77%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.77%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.77%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.77%) Selenium
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
1 4 (7.55%) Legal
2 1 (1.89%) Games
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (84.91%) Developer
2 19 (35.85%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Web Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Front-End Web Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.55%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.77%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Programmer
7 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) QA Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Database Developer
7 2 (3.77%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (3.77%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (83.02%) .NET
2 30 (56.60%) ASP.NET
3 25 (47.17%) CSS
3 25 (47.17%) HTML
3 25 (47.17%) Web Services
4 16 (30.19%) jQuery
5 13 (24.53%) WCF
6 11 (20.75%) Ajax
6 11 (20.75%) XML
7 7 (13.21%) HTML5
8 6 (11.32%) CSS3
9 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.77%) XSLT
10 2 (3.77%) SOAP
10 2 (3.77%) LINQ
11 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (1.89%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Social Network
1 6 (11.32%) User Experience
2 2 (3.77%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.77%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.77%) Physics
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Workflow
2 10 (18.87%) Scrum
2 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.87%) Waterfall
3 7 (13.21%) SEO
3 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
4 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (11.32%) OO
4 6 (11.32%) MVC
4 6 (11.32%) Web Application Development
5 4 (7.55%) ETL
5 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.55%) Web Development
6 3 (5.66%) B2B
6 3 (5.66%) Document Management
7 2 (3.77%) Release Management
7 2 (3.77%) Usability Testing
7 2 (3.77%) Performance Testing
7 2 (3.77%) Security Testing
7 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (56.60%) C#
2 20 (37.74%) SQL
3 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
4 13 (24.53%) VB.NET
5 10 (18.87%) T-SQL
5 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.66%) C++
7 2 (3.77%) Java
7 2 (3.77%) PHP
7 2 (3.77%) Fortran
7 2 (3.77%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.77%) R
8 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) Kofax
3 3 (5.66%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) Twitter
4 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
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