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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 70 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 12 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.83% 2.69% 5.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.23% 18.18% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 16
Average salary £41,250 £30,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
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
130 66 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 30.66% 14.80% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 54 55 24
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 22 August 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) XML
3 7 (53.85%) JSON
3 7 (53.85%) jQuery
3 7 (53.85%) HTML5
3 7 (53.85%) CSS3
3 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
3 7 (53.85%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (46.15%) MVC
5 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) C++
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (38.46%) Breeze.js
5 5 (38.46%) Durandal
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 5 (38.46%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (30.77%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Web Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Web Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior UI Developer
6 1 (7.69%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) XML
3 7 (53.85%) JSON
3 7 (53.85%) jQuery
3 7 (53.85%) HTML5
3 7 (53.85%) CSS3
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (38.46%) Breeze.js
5 5 (38.46%) Durandal
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (38.46%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (30.77%) Web Services
7 2 (15.38%) Underscore.js
7 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
7 2 (15.38%) XSD
7 2 (15.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Mobile Application Development
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
3 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) XPath
4 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Twitter
2 2 (15.38%) Google
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