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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 67 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 26 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.64% 1.99% 1.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.74% 12.85% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 16
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,920 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
242 179 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.57% 15.47% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 206 154 117
Average salary £45,000 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.80% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -16 5 £32,500 +18.18%
West Malling +10 1 £85,000 +12.43%
Maidstone +5 1 £22,500 -34.78%
Chatham +4 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Tonbridge - 1 £25,000 - 1
Visual Studio
South East

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 50 (86.21%) .NET
2 40 (68.97%) C#
3 36 (62.07%) SQL Server
3 36 (62.07%) CSS
4 34 (58.62%) Web Services
4 34 (58.62%) Microsoft
5 27 (46.55%) ASP.NET
5 27 (46.55%) HTML
6 26 (44.83%) SQL
7 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
8 23 (39.66%) jQuery
9 22 (37.93%) VB.NET
10 20 (34.48%) XML
10 20 (34.48%) Windows
11 17 (29.31%) AngularJS
12 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (22.41%) MVC
13 12 (20.69%) Degree
13 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (18.97%) WCF
14 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
14 11 (18.97%) IIS
15 10 (17.24%) OO
15 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (17.24%) HTML5
16 9 (15.52%) Windows 7
16 9 (15.52%) WPF
16 9 (15.52%) Fiddler

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (18.97%) IIS
2 9 (15.52%) SharePoint 2010
2 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.17%) ArcGIS
3 3 (5.17%) ArcIMS
4 2 (3.45%) Joomla!
4 2 (3.45%) WordPress
5 1 (1.72%) Sitefinity
5 1 (1.72%) Kentico
5 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.72%) DNN
5 1 (1.72%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (6.90%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) HTTP
2 7 (12.07%) Internet
3 5 (8.62%) SMTP
3 5 (8.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (62.07%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (13.79%) RDBMS
4 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
4 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database
5 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (8.62%) MySQL
7 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (6.90%) SSDT
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (5.17%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (15.52%) Fiddler
2 9 (15.52%) ReSharper
3 4 (6.90%) LabVIEW
4 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.72%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.72%) Selenium
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
1 6 (10.34%) Banking
2 4 (6.90%) Marketing
2 4 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (74.14%) Developer
2 22 (37.93%) .NET Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Software Developer
4 9 (15.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (15.52%) SharePoint Developer
4 9 (15.52%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Head of Architecture
6 5 (8.62%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Junior .NET Developer
7 4 (6.90%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (6.90%) SQL DBA
7 4 (6.90%) Junior Developer
7 4 (6.90%) DBA
7 4 (6.90%) Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Junior
7 4 (6.90%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (5.17%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (86.21%) .NET
2 36 (62.07%) CSS
3 34 (58.62%) Web Services
4 27 (46.55%) ASP.NET
4 27 (46.55%) HTML
5 23 (39.66%) jQuery
6 20 (34.48%) XML
7 17 (29.31%) AngularJS
8 11 (18.97%) WCF
9 10 (17.24%) HTML5
10 9 (15.52%) WPF
10 9 (15.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (10.34%) CSS3
12 5 (8.62%) EDI
12 5 (8.62%) SGML
12 5 (8.62%) CGI
12 5 (8.62%) SOAP
12 5 (8.62%) WinForms
12 5 (8.62%) VRML
12 5 (8.62%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.90%) Clustering
3 4 (6.90%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.17%) GIS
5 2 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.45%) Physics
5 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.45%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Windows 7
2 9 (15.52%) Windows 8
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.17%) Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.72%) Android
5 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) MVC
2 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.24%) OO
4 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
4 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
4 9 (15.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (15.52%) SDLC
4 9 (15.52%) Scrum
5 7 (12.07%) CRM
5 7 (12.07%) Web Development
6 6 (10.34%) Asset Management
6 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.34%) Workflow
6 6 (10.34%) OOD
6 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 6 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (10.34%) Wealth Management
7 5 (8.62%) System Testing
7 5 (8.62%) Software Architecture
7 5 (8.62%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 40 (68.97%) C#
2 26 (44.83%) SQL
3 24 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 22 (37.93%) VB.NET
5 9 (15.52%) TypeScript
6 5 (8.62%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.17%) Python
7 3 (5.17%) C++
8 2 (3.45%) Java
8 2 (3.45%) PHP
8 2 (3.45%) MATLAB
8 2 (3.45%) Fortran
8 2 (3.45%) R
9 1 (1.72%) VBScript
9 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 34 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) Adobe
4 3 (5.17%) ESRI
4 3 (5.17%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) Apigee
5 1 (1.72%) Mashery
5 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.72%) VMware
5 1 (1.72%) Telerik
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