The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 25 38 47
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.54% 1.04% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.17% 7.14% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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 Middlesex region.

Development Applications Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
24 42 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.97% 14.53% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22 36 46
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Middlesex

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
3 1 (33.33%) GitHub
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Graphite
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) TDD

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Blend
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SOLID
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Graphite
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Rackspace