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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank - 40 42
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 0 27 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 6.98% 1.03%
As % of the Development Applications category - 25.71% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 0 25 3
Average salary - £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
39 105 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 13.09% 27.13% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 39 94 31
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) .NET
4 12 (70.59%) SQL
5 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
6 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
6 10 (58.82%) MVC
6 10 (58.82%) jQuery
6 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
7 9 (52.94%) Windows
8 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
9 5 (29.41%) Ajax
9 5 (29.41%) Endeca
9 5 (29.41%) JIRA
9 5 (29.41%) Social Network
9 5 (29.41%) NUnit
9 5 (29.41%) Confluence
9 5 (29.41%) Spring.NET
9 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
9 5 (29.41%) XML
9 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
9 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 5 (29.41%) CSS
9 5 (29.41%) HTML
9 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (29.41%) Open Source
9 5 (29.41%) Dapper ORM
9 5 (29.41%) SDLC

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (29.41%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (29.41%) JIRA
2 5 (29.41%) NUnit
2 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
3 4 (23.53%) Selenium
4 3 (17.65%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
1 10 (58.82%) Software Developer
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Software Developer
2 5 (29.41%) C# Developer
2 5 (29.41%) C# Software Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior C# Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Software Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
2 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (58.82%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) Ajax
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) Dapper ORM
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) Spring.NET
3 5 (29.41%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
5 2 (11.76%) Middleware
5 2 (11.76%) WPF
6 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Social Network
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) MVC
3 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
4 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
4 5 (29.41%) Open Source
4 5 (29.41%) SDLC
5 4 (23.53%) Scrum
6 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Process Management
6 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) UML
7 2 (11.76%) Workflow
8 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Test Management
8 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Endeca
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) HP
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