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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 63 86 66
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -20
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 31 27 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.26% 2.23% 2.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.48% 11.34% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 23
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,380 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £51,250 £42,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
230 238 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.21% 19.62% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 192 192 123
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,955 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 - 5 £52,500 - 1
Maidstone +30 3 - -
Tonbridge -6 2 £25,000 -34.21% 1
West Malling - 2 £77,500 -
Sevenoaks +3 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Chatham 0 1 £52,500 +7.69%
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 51 (85.00%) .NET
2 41 (68.33%) Web Services
3 40 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 34 (56.67%) C#
5 33 (55.00%) CSS
6 32 (53.33%) ASP.NET
7 31 (51.67%) SQL
8 30 (50.00%) Microsoft
9 25 (41.67%) HTML
9 25 (41.67%) XML
10 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
11 21 (35.00%) jQuery
12 20 (33.33%) VB.NET
13 17 (28.33%) SharePoint
13 17 (28.33%) SharePoint 2010
14 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (21.67%) Workflow
15 13 (21.67%) WCF
15 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (20.00%) Scrum
16 12 (20.00%) OO
17 11 (18.33%) IIS
17 11 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
18 10 (16.67%) Windows
18 10 (16.67%) MVC
18 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 10 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
19 9 (15.00%) Degree
19 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (28.33%) SharePoint
1 17 (28.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 11 (18.33%) IIS
3 7 (11.67%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.00%) ArcGIS
4 3 (5.00%) ArcIMS
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) HTTP
2 5 (8.33%) Internet
3 3 (5.00%) SMTP
3 3 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (11.67%) RDBMS
4 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
5 6 (10.00%) MySQL
5 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.67%) SSDT
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.00%) Fiddler
2 6 (10.00%) ReSharper
3 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.33%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.67%) Selenium
5 1 (1.67%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (75.00%) Developer
2 21 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (15.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Senior Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Head of Architecture
7 4 (6.67%) SQL DBA
7 4 (6.67%) Junior Developer
7 4 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Junior .NET Developer
7 4 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (6.67%) Junior
7 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.67%) DBA
8 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (85.00%) .NET
2 41 (68.33%) Web Services
3 33 (55.00%) CSS
4 32 (53.33%) ASP.NET
5 25 (41.67%) XML
5 25 (41.67%) HTML
6 21 (35.00%) jQuery
7 13 (21.67%) WCF
8 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 7 (11.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (8.33%) Ajax
11 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
11 4 (6.67%) JSON
11 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (5.00%) HTML5
12 3 (5.00%) CSS3
12 3 (5.00%) Dojo
12 3 (5.00%) SGML
12 3 (5.00%) VRML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Clustering
3 3 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.00%) Physics
3 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.00%) GIS
4 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
2 7 (11.67%) Windows 8
3 4 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.67%) Android
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.67%) Workflow
3 12 (20.00%) Scrum
3 12 (20.00%) OO
4 10 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 10 (16.67%) MVC
5 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.67%) CRM
7 6 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 6 (10.00%) Wealth Management
7 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.33%) OOD
9 4 (6.67%) Document Management
9 4 (6.67%) Web Development
10 3 (5.00%) Image Processing
10 3 (5.00%) Software Architecture
10 3 (5.00%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) C#
2 31 (51.67%) SQL
3 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
4 20 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 8 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (10.00%) TypeScript
7 4 (6.67%) C++
7 4 (6.67%) Java
8 3 (5.00%) Python
8 3 (5.00%) Fortran
8 3 (5.00%) MATLAB
8 3 (5.00%) R
9 2 (3.33%) VB
9 2 (3.33%) PHP
10 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.67%) ISEB
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 30 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) Kofax
3 4 (6.67%) SAP
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle
4 3 (5.00%) ESRI
5 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.67%) VMware
5 1 (1.67%) Telerik
5 1 (1.67%) Twitter
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