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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 51 72 80
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +8
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 44 26 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.46% 2.57% 1.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.57% 10.70% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 40 23 23
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,920 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
204 243 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.69% 24.04% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 178 207 155
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stansted - 19 £30,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +11 5 £52,500 +61.53%
Tonbridge +5 3 £35,000 +40.00%
Sandwich - 3 £50,000 -
Chatham -1 2 - -
West Malling -15 2 £42,500 -50.00%
Ramsgate - 1 £37,500 -
Rochester - 1 £35,000 -
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 59 (79.73%) C#
2 52 (70.27%) HTML
3 51 (68.92%) JavaScript
4 46 (62.16%) .NET
5 45 (60.81%) CSS
6 41 (55.41%) Microsoft
7 40 (54.05%) SQL Server
8 37 (50.00%) ASP.NET
9 30 (40.54%) SharePoint
10 28 (37.84%) SQL
11 26 (35.14%) Windows
12 25 (33.78%) jQuery
13 22 (29.73%) MS Excel
14 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (28.38%) HTML5
15 20 (27.03%) CSS3
15 20 (27.03%) Web Development
16 18 (24.32%) VMware
16 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (24.32%) Windows Server
17 14 (18.92%) Mobile App
17 14 (18.92%) Mobile Application Development
17 14 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (18.92%) MVC
17 14 (18.92%) Workflow
17 14 (18.92%) Ajax
18 13 (17.57%) .NET Framework
18 13 (17.57%) HND
18 13 (17.57%) Nintex
19 12 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (40.54%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (9.46%) IIS
2 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.46%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (9.46%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (9.46%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.46%) MS Office
3 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) Office 365
2 5 (6.76%) SaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) DNS
1 8 (10.81%) Firewall
2 7 (9.46%) DHCP
2 7 (9.46%) SAN
3 2 (2.70%) Internet
3 2 (2.70%) VLAN
4 1 (1.35%) HTTP
4 1 (1.35%) SMTP
4 1 (1.35%) SSL
4 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (54.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.41%) SSDT
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.35%) MySQL
7 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.35%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.35%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.35%) Gatling
3 1 (1.35%) JIRA
3 1 (1.35%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (1.35%) JMeter
3 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.35%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.35%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.35%) Selenium
3 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.35%) TestNG
3 1 (1.35%) WiX
General
1 4 (5.41%) Electronics
1 4 (5.41%) Military
2 3 (4.05%) Finance
3 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 44 (59.46%) Developer
2 34 (45.95%) .NET Developer
3 33 (44.59%) C# Developer
4 31 (41.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (18.92%) .NET Applications Developer
5 14 (18.92%) Applications Developer
5 14 (18.92%) C# Application Developer
6 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (16.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (14.86%) Applications Support
9 9 (12.16%) .NET Software Developer
9 9 (12.16%) Product Manager
9 9 (12.16%) Software Developer
9 9 (12.16%) SQL Developer
10 8 (10.81%) C# Software Developer
11 7 (9.46%) IT Engineer
11 7 (9.46%) IT Support
11 7 (9.46%) Senior IT Engineer
11 7 (9.46%) Senior IT Support
11 7 (9.46%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (70.27%) HTML
2 46 (62.16%) .NET
3 45 (60.81%) CSS
4 37 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 25 (33.78%) jQuery
6 21 (28.38%) HTML5
7 20 (27.03%) CSS3
8 14 (18.92%) Ajax
9 13 (17.57%) .NET Framework
10 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (14.86%) Web Services
11 8 (10.81%) Spring
11 8 (10.81%) WCF
12 6 (8.11%) XML
13 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
14 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 4 (5.41%) Entity Framework
14 4 (5.41%) LINQ
14 4 (5.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.14%) Windows
2 18 (24.32%) Windows Server
3 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (10.81%) Windows 7
4 8 (10.81%) Windows 8
5 4 (5.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.03%) Web Development
3 14 (18.92%) Mobile Application Development
3 14 (18.92%) MVC
3 14 (18.92%) Workflow
4 8 (10.81%) Process Improvement
4 8 (10.81%) Unit Testing
5 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.11%) Scrum
7 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.41%) Android Development
8 4 (5.41%) CRM
8 4 (5.41%) Data Protection
8 4 (5.41%) DSDM
8 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.41%) SDLC
8 4 (5.41%) SOA
9 3 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.05%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 59 (79.73%) C#
2 51 (68.92%) JavaScript
3 28 (37.84%) SQL
4 7 (9.46%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.76%) C++
6 4 (5.41%) Java
6 4 (5.41%) VB
7 2 (2.70%) C
7 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.35%) Perl
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.35%) Python
8 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.35%) VBScript
8 1 (1.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) HND
2 5 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.05%) Degree
4 2 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (1.35%) ISEB
5 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) Forefront TMG
2 7 (9.46%) ISA Server
3 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.05%) vCloud
5 2 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 4 (5.41%) SCOM
2 3 (4.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (55.41%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.32%) VMware
3 13 (17.57%) Nintex
4 9 (12.16%) ABBYY
5 7 (9.46%) WatchGuard
6 5 (6.76%) Cisco
7 3 (4.05%) Dell
7 3 (4.05%) HP