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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 71 83 49
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -34
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 34 22 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.20% 1.97% 4.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.56% 10.63% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 26
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,625 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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
294 207 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 27.68% 18.53% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 255 183 110
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 January 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 28 January 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
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £50,000 -
Sevenoaks - 3 £40,000 - 1
Tonbridge - 2 £35,000 - 1
Rochester - 2 £32,500 -
Maidstone +12 1 - - 2
West Malling +3 1 £77,500 +19.23%
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 49 (85.96%) .NET
2 40 (70.18%) Web Services
3 37 (64.91%) SQL Server
4 36 (63.16%) C#
4 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
5 32 (56.14%) ASP.NET
6 30 (52.63%) CSS
7 27 (47.37%) SQL
8 23 (40.35%) XML
9 22 (38.60%) HTML
10 21 (36.84%) SharePoint
10 21 (36.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 18 (31.58%) jQuery
11 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
12 17 (29.82%) VB.NET
12 17 (29.82%) Workflow
13 14 (24.56%) WCF
14 13 (22.81%) Scrum
14 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (22.81%) IIS
15 12 (21.05%) MVC
15 12 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
16 11 (19.30%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (17.54%) Kofax
17 10 (17.54%) OO
17 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
17 10 (17.54%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (17.54%) Waterfall
17 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Integration Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 21 (36.84%) SharePoint
1 21 (36.84%) SharePoint 2010
2 13 (22.81%) IIS
3 11 (19.30%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.75%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.75%) ArcIMS
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) HTTP
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) SMTP
2 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (64.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (10.53%) MySQL
4 5 (8.77%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.02%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.51%) SSDT
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.26%) ReSharper
2 3 (5.26%) Fiddler
3 2 (3.51%) Selenium
3 2 (3.51%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.51%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (10.53%) Banking
2 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (80.70%) Developer
2 20 (35.09%) .NET Developer
3 9 (15.79%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Analyst Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.26%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.26%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Head of Architecture
7 3 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.51%) ETL Developer
8 2 (3.51%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Junior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.51%) QA Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (85.96%) .NET
2 40 (70.18%) Web Services
3 32 (56.14%) ASP.NET
4 30 (52.63%) CSS
5 23 (40.35%) XML
6 22 (38.60%) HTML
7 18 (31.58%) jQuery
8 14 (24.56%) WCF
9 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
10 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (8.77%) Ajax
11 4 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (5.26%) SOAP
13 2 (3.51%) XSLT
13 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
13 2 (3.51%) JSON
13 2 (3.51%) LINQ
14 1 (1.75%) .NET Compact Framework
14 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 3 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 3 (5.26%) Physics
2 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.75%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
2 5 (8.77%) Windows 8
3 3 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Workflow
2 13 (22.81%) Scrum
2 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.05%) MVC
4 10 (17.54%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (17.54%) OO
4 10 (17.54%) Waterfall
5 8 (14.04%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 6 (10.53%) CRM
6 6 (10.53%) Wealth Management
6 6 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.02%) Document Management
8 3 (5.26%) OOD
8 3 (5.26%) 3D Visualisation
8 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.26%) Image Processing
9 2 (3.51%) User Stories
9 2 (3.51%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (63.16%) C#
2 27 (47.37%) SQL
3 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 17 (29.82%) VB.NET
5 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
6 8 (14.04%) T-SQL
7 4 (7.02%) C++
8 3 (5.26%) R
8 3 (5.26%) TypeScript
8 3 (5.26%) Fortran
8 3 (5.26%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.51%) Java
9 2 (3.51%) PHP
10 1 (1.75%) VB
10 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 36 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.54%) Kofax
3 4 (7.02%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.75%) ESRI
4 1 (1.75%) Twitter
Tonbridge, Kent
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Dover, Kent
Expert Employment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent County Council
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Kent County Council
Salary: £36,808 per annum - starting salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford
Blue Town Online
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 7 days ago