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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 40 68 53
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 18 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.72% 2.90% 2.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.37% 9.23% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 12
Average salary £48,750 £41,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
98 130 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 25.72% 31.40% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 74 53 63
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 August 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (95.65%) .NET
2 22 (95.65%) ASP.NET
2 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (86.96%) JavaScript
4 19 (82.61%) MVC
4 19 (82.61%) SQL
4 19 (82.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (78.26%) jQuery
6 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
7 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
8 11 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (47.83%) CSS
8 11 (47.83%) HTML
8 11 (47.83%) Windows
9 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
9 10 (43.48%) XML
9 10 (43.48%) Open Source
9 10 (43.48%) Social Network
9 10 (43.48%) Spring.NET
9 10 (43.48%) TeamCity
9 10 (43.48%) Confluence
9 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 10 (43.48%) Ajax
9 10 (43.48%) Endeca
9 10 (43.48%) NUnit
9 10 (43.48%) JIRA
9 10 (43.48%) Dapper ORM
9 10 (43.48%) SDLC
10 2 (8.70%) VB.NET

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (43.48%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) Kentico
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (43.48%) TeamCity
2 10 (43.48%) NUnit
2 10 (43.48%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 18 (78.26%) Software Developer
3 11 (47.83%) .NET Developer
4 10 (43.48%) .NET Software Developer
5 8 (34.78%) Senior Software Developer
5 8 (34.78%) Senior Developer
6 7 (30.43%) Senior C# Developer
6 7 (30.43%) C# Developer
6 7 (30.43%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
8 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
8 1 (4.35%) Lead Tester
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Tester
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (4.35%) Tester
8 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
8 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) .NET
1 22 (95.65%) ASP.NET
2 19 (82.61%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (78.26%) jQuery
4 11 (47.83%) HTML
4 11 (47.83%) CSS
5 10 (43.48%) XML
5 10 (43.48%) Ajax
5 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 10 (43.48%) Dapper ORM
5 10 (43.48%) Spring.NET
6 1 (4.35%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (4.35%) Sass
6 1 (4.35%) LESS
6 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Social Network
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (82.61%) MVC
3 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
4 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
4 10 (43.48%) Open Source
4 10 (43.48%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) API Development
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) Test Management
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (86.96%) JavaScript
3 19 (82.61%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Endeca
2 2 (8.70%) Sage
2 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago