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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 80 70 56
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 21 24 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.94% 2.45% 3.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.72% 15.89% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 37
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £47,500 £48,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
272 151 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 25.12% 15.39% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 261 127 139
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 +6 7 £35,000 -4.10% 1
Sevenoaks - 4 £35,000 -
Dover - 2 £40,000 -
Rochester -2 1 £34,000 +4.61%
Tunbridge Wells -31 1 £27,000 -36.47%
Canterbury - 1 - - 3
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 32 (72.73%) C#
2 31 (70.45%) .NET
3 29 (65.91%) SQL Server
4 21 (47.73%) HTML
4 21 (47.73%) CSS
5 20 (45.45%) SQL
6 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
6 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET
7 16 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
9 13 (29.55%) MVC
10 12 (27.27%) Oracle
10 12 (27.27%) Windows
11 11 (25.00%) jQuery
11 11 (25.00%) Web Services
12 10 (22.73%) IIS
12 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
12 10 (22.73%) WPF
12 10 (22.73%) .NET Framework
13 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
13 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
13 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
14 8 (18.18%) VB.NET
14 8 (18.18%) WCF
15 7 (15.91%) Spreadsheet
15 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (15.91%) VBA
15 7 (15.91%) VB
15 7 (15.91%) MS Access
15 7 (15.91%) OO

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 10 (22.73%) IIS
2 3 (6.82%) CMS
2 3 (6.82%) Joomla!
2 3 (6.82%) WordPress
3 2 (4.55%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.27%) Immediacy CMS
4 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.27%) Kentico
4 1 (2.27%) Sitefinity
4 1 (2.27%) DNN
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.91%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Internet
2 3 (6.82%) HTTP
3 2 (4.55%) SSL
3 2 (4.55%) SMTP
3 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (65.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (15.91%) MS Access
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.82%) SSDT
5 3 (6.82%) MySQL
6 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.09%) LabVIEW
3 3 (6.82%) ReSharper
3 3 (6.82%) Fiddler
4 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.55%) NUnit
4 2 (4.55%) Subversion
4 2 (4.55%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (4.55%) GCC
5 1 (2.27%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.27%) Selenium
5 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (13.64%) Retail
2 5 (11.36%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Publishing
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (81.82%) Developer
2 21 (47.73%) .NET Developer
3 12 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 12 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (22.73%) DBA
4 10 (22.73%) SQL DBA
5 8 (18.18%) Software Developer
6 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (15.91%) SQL Developer
7 6 (13.64%) Web Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Junior
8 4 (9.09%) Junior .NET Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Junior Developer
8 4 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (6.82%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
9 3 (6.82%) SQL Server DBA
10 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (70.45%) .NET
2 21 (47.73%) CSS
2 21 (47.73%) HTML
3 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET
4 11 (25.00%) Web Services
4 11 (25.00%) jQuery
5 10 (22.73%) WPF
5 10 (22.73%) .NET Framework
6 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
7 8 (18.18%) WCF
8 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (15.91%) HTML5
9 6 (13.64%) WinForms
10 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (6.82%) CSS3
11 3 (6.82%) XML
12 2 (4.55%) VRML
12 2 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.82%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
3 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) MVC
2 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
2 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
3 7 (15.91%) OO
4 5 (11.36%) CRM
4 5 (11.36%) OOD
4 5 (11.36%) TDD
4 5 (11.36%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (11.36%) Web Development
4 5 (11.36%) System Testing
4 5 (11.36%) MVVM
5 4 (9.09%) BDD
5 4 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.09%) Content Management
5 4 (9.09%) Scrum
5 4 (9.09%) Web Design
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (72.73%) C#
2 20 (45.45%) SQL
3 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 7 (15.91%) VBA
5 7 (15.91%) VB
6 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.82%) PHP
6 3 (6.82%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.55%) C++
7 2 (4.55%) C
8 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Firmware
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.27%) Oracle
3 4 (9.09%) Adobe
4 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.27%) Apigee
4 1 (2.27%) Mashery
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