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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 88 74 81
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 12 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.10% 2.44% 1.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.62% 16.36% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 15
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £27,500 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,250 £47,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
260 165 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.88% 14.91% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 236 152 114
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £65,000
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 3 August 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 3 August 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
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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
Sevenoaks - 4 £35,000 -
Tunbridge Wells -23 2 £29,750 +8.18%
Rochester -3 1 £34,000 +4.61% 1
Dover - 1 £40,000 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 33 (82.50%) C#
1 33 (82.50%) .NET
2 26 (65.00%) SQL Server
3 21 (52.50%) HTML
3 21 (52.50%) CSS
4 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
4 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
5 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 14 (35.00%) Web Services
6 14 (35.00%) Windows
6 14 (35.00%) SQL
7 11 (27.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (27.50%) jQuery
7 11 (27.50%) IIS
8 10 (25.00%) VB.NET
8 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 10 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
9 9 (22.50%) WCF
9 9 (22.50%) WPF
9 9 (22.50%) MVC
9 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
10 8 (20.00%) HTML5
11 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
12 6 (15.00%) CRM
12 6 (15.00%) Oracle
12 6 (15.00%) Internet

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 11 (27.50%) IIS
2 3 (7.50%) CMS
2 3 (7.50%) Joomla!
2 3 (7.50%) WordPress
3 2 (5.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.50%) Immediacy CMS
4 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.50%) Kentico
4 1 (2.50%) Sitefinity
4 1 (2.50%) DNN
4 1 (2.50%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.50%) ArcIMS
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (10.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Internet
2 5 (12.50%) HTTP
3 3 (7.50%) SSL
3 3 (7.50%) SMTP
4 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (10.00%) SSDT
6 3 (7.50%) MySQL
6 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
6 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (12.50%) Fiddler
2 5 (12.50%) ReSharper
3 4 (10.00%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.50%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) TestComplete
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (2.50%) GCC
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
2 4 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Publishing
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Developer
2 21 (52.50%) .NET Developer
3 12 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 12 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Web Developer
6 4 (10.00%) DBA
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (10.00%) SQL DBA
6 4 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Junior Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Junior .NET Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Junior
8 2 (5.00%) Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Junior Web Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Junior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (82.50%) .NET
2 21 (52.50%) CSS
2 21 (52.50%) HTML
3 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 14 (35.00%) Web Services
5 11 (27.50%) jQuery
6 10 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 9 (22.50%) WCF
7 9 (22.50%) WPF
8 8 (20.00%) HTML5
9 6 (15.00%) WinForms
10 5 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (10.00%) CSS3
11 4 (10.00%) XML
12 3 (7.50%) SOAP
12 3 (7.50%) VRML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 4 (10.00%) Clustering
3 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) GIS
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 5 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
1 9 (22.50%) MVC
1 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
2 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.00%) CRM
3 6 (15.00%) Web Development
4 5 (12.50%) System Testing
4 5 (12.50%) BDD
4 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (12.50%) TDD
4 5 (12.50%) Scrum
4 5 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (12.50%) OO
4 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.50%) SDLC
5 4 (10.00%) OOD
5 4 (10.00%) Web Design
5 4 (10.00%) Content Management
5 4 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (10.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 33 (82.50%) C#
2 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.00%) SQL
4 10 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (12.50%) TypeScript
6 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (7.50%) PHP
8 2 (5.00%) C++
8 2 (5.00%) Java
9 1 (2.50%) VBScript
9 1 (2.50%) VB
9 1 (2.50%) C
9 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Firmware
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Adobe
4 1 (2.50%) ESRI
4 1 (2.50%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) Telerik
4 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.50%) Apigee
4 1 (2.50%) Mashery
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