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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 32 44 42
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 38 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 9.48% 1.64% 3.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 30.65% 13.16% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 38 5 12
Average salary £48,750 £38,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.62% -10.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
124 38 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 30.92% 12.46% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 101 34 34
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -24.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 52 (96.30%) .NET
2 50 (92.59%) C#
3 46 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (75.93%) ASP.NET
5 37 (68.52%) SQL
6 34 (62.96%) SQL Server
7 31 (57.41%) MVC
8 26 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (42.59%) HTML
9 23 (42.59%) JavaScript
9 23 (42.59%) CSS
10 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
10 22 (40.74%) jQuery
11 17 (31.48%) TDD
12 16 (29.63%) E-Commerce
12 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
12 16 (29.63%) Ajax
12 16 (29.63%) Endeca
12 16 (29.63%) Social Network
12 16 (29.63%) Open Source
12 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
13 15 (27.78%) Scrum
14 12 (22.22%) XML
14 12 (22.22%) WCF
14 12 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (20.37%) NUnit
15 11 (20.37%) JIRA
15 11 (20.37%) Spring.NET
15 11 (20.37%) TeamCity

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (20.37%) Confluence
2 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.41%) MS Project Server
3 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.26%) Big Data
4 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (20.37%) NUnit
2 11 (20.37%) JIRA
2 11 (20.37%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (70.37%) Developer
2 24 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Architect
3 9 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (14.81%) Web Developer
5 7 (12.96%) C# Developer
5 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Team Leader
5 7 (12.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (12.96%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.26%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.41%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.70%) DBA
9 2 (3.70%) SQL Server DBA
9 2 (3.70%) VB Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (96.30%) .NET
2 41 (75.93%) ASP.NET
3 26 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (42.59%) CSS
4 23 (42.59%) HTML
5 22 (40.74%) jQuery
6 16 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 16 (29.63%) Ajax
7 12 (22.22%) XML
7 12 (22.22%) WCF
8 11 (20.37%) Spring.NET
8 11 (20.37%) Dapper ORM
9 8 (14.81%) WPF
10 6 (11.11%) HTML5
10 6 (11.11%) CSS3
10 6 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (11.11%) Breeze.js
10 6 (11.11%) Durandal
11 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Social Network
1 16 (29.63%) Open Source
2 6 (11.11%) User Experience
3 5 (9.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (57.41%) MVC
3 17 (31.48%) TDD
4 16 (29.63%) E-Commerce
4 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
5 15 (27.78%) Scrum
6 9 (16.67%) OO
7 7 (12.96%) CRM
7 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.96%) BDD
8 6 (11.11%) SOA
9 5 (9.26%) Pair Programming
9 5 (9.26%) OOD
9 5 (9.26%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (9.26%) Refactoring
10 4 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (7.41%) Web Application Development
10 4 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (7.41%) ITIL
10 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 50 (92.59%) C#
2 37 (68.52%) SQL
3 23 (42.59%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.52%) T-SQL
5 6 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.70%) VB
7 2 (3.70%) C++
7 2 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) COBIT
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.63%) Endeca
3 7 (12.96%) Sage
3 7 (12.96%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.56%) Twitter
5 2 (3.70%) Google
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Posted: 11 days ago
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