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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 44 60 25
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -35
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.08% 0.23% 6.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.11% 1.85% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 15
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £47,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
54 54 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 18.69% 12.62% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 47 32 41
Average salary £46,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £24,850 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,900 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 28 May 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 30 (100.00%) C#
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (86.67%) SQL Server
3 26 (86.67%) ASP.NET
4 23 (76.67%) SQL
5 22 (73.33%) Software Engineering
6 18 (60.00%) SDLC
7 17 (56.67%) HTML
7 17 (56.67%) CSS
8 16 (53.33%) MVC
8 16 (53.33%) Open Source
8 16 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
10 14 (46.67%) MS Excel
10 14 (46.67%) E-Commerce
10 14 (46.67%) Ajax
10 14 (46.67%) Endeca
10 14 (46.67%) NUnit
10 14 (46.67%) Social Network
10 14 (46.67%) JIRA
10 14 (46.67%) jQuery
10 14 (46.67%) Spring.NET
10 14 (46.67%) TeamCity
10 14 (46.67%) Confluence
10 14 (46.67%) Dapper ORM
11 10 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (33.33%) VB.NET

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 14 (46.67%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 14 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.67%) MS Access
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) NUnit
1 14 (46.67%) JIRA
1 14 (46.67%) TeamCity
2 10 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) Software Developer
2 14 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 8 (26.67%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (6.67%) Programmer
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (86.67%) ASP.NET
3 17 (56.67%) HTML
3 17 (56.67%) CSS
4 16 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 14 (46.67%) Ajax
5 14 (46.67%) jQuery
5 14 (46.67%) Spring.NET
5 14 (46.67%) Dapper ORM
6 8 (26.67%) XML
7 1 (3.33%) Sass
7 1 (3.33%) LESS
7 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.33%) WCF
7 1 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Social Network
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (73.33%) Software Engineering
3 18 (60.00%) SDLC
4 16 (53.33%) MVC
4 16 (53.33%) Open Source
5 14 (46.67%) E-Commerce
6 8 (26.67%) CRM
7 4 (13.33%) SOA
7 4 (13.33%) UML
7 4 (13.33%) ITIL
7 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
7 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (10.00%) TDD
8 3 (10.00%) Scrum
9 2 (6.67%) Validation
9 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 2 (6.67%) V-Model
9 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (76.67%) SQL
3 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.67%) VBA
5 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Endeca
2 8 (26.67%) Sage
2 8 (26.67%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Adobe