The first table below looks at the demand for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Kingston Upon Thames region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 28 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 20 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 8.89% 6.77% 3.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 34.48% 29.03% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 5
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
58 31 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 25.78% 23.31% 35.21%
Number of salaries quoted 58 28 50
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
London

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Kingston Upon Thames region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Kingston Upon Thames region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Kingston Upon Thames region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 18 (54.55%) .NET
4 18 (54.55%) C#
4 18 (54.55%) SQL
5 17 (51.52%) T-SQL
5 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET
5 17 (51.52%) OO
5 17 (51.52%) RDBMS
5 17 (51.52%) Internet
5 17 (51.52%) Data Management
5 17 (51.52%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (51.52%) Relational Database
6 11 (33.33%) UML
6 11 (33.33%) MS Visio
7 8 (24.24%) Scrum
8 5 (15.15%) B2B
8 5 (15.15%) B2C
9 4 (12.12%) Windows
9 4 (12.12%) Finance
9 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
9 4 (12.12%) QA
10 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
10 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
10 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 3 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) SaaS
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (9.09%) IP Telephony
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) IPv4
2 3 (9.09%) IPv6
2 3 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 17 (51.52%) RDBMS
2 17 (51.52%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) .NET Team Leader
1 13 (39.39%) Team Leader
2 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Programmer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) .NET Programmer
5 4 (12.12%) C# Programmer
5 4 (12.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 3 (9.09%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) UML Business Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) .NET
2 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) WCF
3 1 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 17 (51.52%) OO
3 17 (51.52%) Data Management
3 17 (51.52%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (33.33%) UML
5 8 (24.24%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) B2B
6 5 (15.15%) B2C
7 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (9.09%) Data Security
9 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) C#
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 17 (51.52%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.09%) vSphere
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 3 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Brocade
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
2 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco
2 3 (9.09%) Symantec
2 3 (9.09%) HP
2 3 (9.09%) Dell
2 3 (9.09%) EMC