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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 62 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 16 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.09% 3.00% 2.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.85% 16.67% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 10
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
135 72 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 34.53% 18.00% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 55 63 26
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -12.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 19 September 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) C#
3 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (60.00%) CSS
4 12 (60.00%) HTML
4 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (60.00%) MVC
5 11 (55.00%) jQuery
6 10 (50.00%) SQL
6 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (35.00%) JSON
8 7 (35.00%) XML
8 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (35.00%) HTML5
8 7 (35.00%) CSS3
8 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
8 7 (35.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (25.00%) Java
10 5 (25.00%) C++
10 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (25.00%) Degree
10 5 (25.00%) Breeze.js
10 5 (25.00%) Durandal
10 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (25.00%) User Experience
11 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project Server
1 2 (10.00%) Confluence
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) NUnit
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (5.00%) UI Programmer
8 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (60.00%) CSS
3 12 (60.00%) HTML
4 11 (55.00%) jQuery
5 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (35.00%) HTML5
6 7 (35.00%) CSS3
6 7 (35.00%) JSON
6 7 (35.00%) XML
7 5 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (25.00%) Breeze.js
7 5 (25.00%) Durandal
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (20.00%) Ajax
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (10.00%) Spring.NET
9 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (25.00%) User Experience
3 4 (20.00%) Social Network
3 4 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) MVC
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Workflow
7 2 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (10.00%) BDD
7 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
7 2 (10.00%) Analytics
7 2 (10.00%) Pair Programming
7 2 (10.00%) Workflow Management
7 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
7 2 (10.00%) OOD
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) C++
4 5 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) XPath
5 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Endeca
3 2 (10.00%) Google
3 2 (10.00%) Twitter
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