The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 36 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 15 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.07% - 8.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.61% - 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 15
Average salary £47,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Visual Studio
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Development Applications Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
46 43 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 15.54% 11.29% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 45 37 27
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £23,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.89%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 48 (100.00%) C#
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (97.92%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (87.50%) ASP.NET
4 38 (79.17%) SQL Server
5 34 (70.83%) SQL
6 29 (60.42%) Software Engineering
7 26 (54.17%) MVC
8 25 (52.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (47.92%) HTML
9 23 (47.92%) CSS
10 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
10 21 (43.75%) MS Excel
10 21 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 21 (43.75%) Open Source
11 20 (41.67%) jQuery
12 19 (39.58%) Confluence
12 19 (39.58%) JIRA
12 19 (39.58%) Social Network
12 19 (39.58%) Spring.NET
12 19 (39.58%) TeamCity
12 19 (39.58%) Dapper ORM
12 19 (39.58%) E-Commerce
12 19 (39.58%) Ajax
12 19 (39.58%) Endeca
12 19 (39.58%) NUnit
13 17 (35.42%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
15 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 19 (39.58%) Confluence
2 2 (4.17%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 21 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (79.17%) SQL Server
2 14 (29.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.17%) MS Access
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (39.58%) NUnit
1 19 (39.58%) JIRA
1 19 (39.58%) TeamCity
2 17 (35.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (64.58%) Developer
2 23 (47.92%) .NET Developer
3 14 (29.17%) Software Developer
4 12 (25.00%) Team Leader
5 10 (20.83%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Architect
6 5 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (4.17%) Programmer
8 2 (4.17%) VB Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) .NET Team Leader
8 2 (4.17%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 25 (52.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (47.92%) CSS
4 23 (47.92%) HTML
5 21 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 20 (41.67%) jQuery
7 19 (39.58%) Spring.NET
7 19 (39.58%) Ajax
7 19 (39.58%) Dapper ORM
8 12 (25.00%) XML
9 8 (16.67%) WCF
10 4 (8.33%) WPF
10 4 (8.33%) LINQ
10 4 (8.33%) Entity Framework
10 4 (8.33%) REST
10 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
10 4 (8.33%) SOAP
11 3 (6.25%) Web Services
12 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 21 (43.75%) Open Source
2 19 (39.58%) Social Network
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (97.92%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (60.42%) Software Engineering
3 26 (54.17%) MVC
4 19 (39.58%) E-Commerce
5 12 (25.00%) CRM
6 11 (22.92%) Scrum
7 10 (20.83%) TDD
8 7 (14.58%) SOA
9 5 (10.42%) ITIL
9 5 (10.42%) UML
9 5 (10.42%) TOGAF
9 5 (10.42%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (8.33%) OO
11 2 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (4.17%) Validation
11 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
11 2 (4.17%) V-Model
11 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
11 2 (4.17%) BDD
11 2 (4.17%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) C#
2 34 (70.83%) SQL
3 21 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 12 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.17%) VB
6 2 (4.17%) VBA
6 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) COBIT
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Endeca
2 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 12 (25.00%) Sage
3 12 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.17%) Adobe
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) Twitter