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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 61 47 56
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 17 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.53% 3.62% 1.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.18% 18.42% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 5
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £23,500 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £44,800 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
129 76 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 34.40% 19.64% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 57 65 26
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £26,300
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 30 September 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 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 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (79.17%) C#
3 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 15 (62.50%) MVC
4 13 (54.17%) CSS
4 13 (54.17%) HTML
4 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
4 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (50.00%) jQuery
5 12 (50.00%) SQL
6 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
8 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 7 (29.17%) XML
9 7 (29.17%) JSON
9 7 (29.17%) HTML5
9 7 (29.17%) CSS3
9 7 (29.17%) Mobile App
9 7 (29.17%) Mobile Application Development
10 5 (20.83%) Breeze.js
10 5 (20.83%) Durandal
10 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (20.83%) Open Source
10 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (20.83%) User Experience
10 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (20.83%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (20.83%) Social Network
10 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (16.67%) MS Project Server
1 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) NUnit
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
1 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Web Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C# Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
5 4 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 3 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.17%) UI Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior UI Developer
8 1 (4.17%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 13 (54.17%) CSS
3 13 (54.17%) HTML
4 12 (50.00%) jQuery
5 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (29.17%) HTML5
6 7 (29.17%) CSS3
6 7 (29.17%) JSON
6 7 (29.17%) XML
7 5 (20.83%) Ajax
7 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 5 (20.83%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (20.83%) Breeze.js
7 5 (20.83%) Durandal
7 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (16.67%) Web Services
9 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 2 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Mobile App
2 5 (20.83%) User Experience
2 5 (20.83%) Social Network
2 5 (20.83%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) MVC
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.67%) Workflow
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) Workflow Management
6 3 (12.50%) Refactoring
6 3 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (12.50%) BDD
6 3 (12.50%) Pair Programming
6 3 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (12.50%) OOD
7 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
7 2 (8.33%) Analytics
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) C#
2 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 12 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) C++
4 5 (20.83%) Java
5 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.33%) XPath
6 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Endeca
3 2 (8.33%) Google
3 2 (8.33%) Twitter
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