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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 38 43 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 24 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.78% 0.34% 6.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 28.92% 3.23% 60.71%
Number of salaries quoted 22 1 17
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
83 31 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 23.45% 10.69% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 76 30 28
Average salary £47,500 £34,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.70% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 58 (96.67%) C#
1 58 (96.67%) .NET
1 58 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 46 (76.67%) SQL Server
4 45 (75.00%) SQL
5 34 (56.67%) MVC
6 29 (48.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (45.00%) Software Engineering
8 26 (43.33%) HTML
8 26 (43.33%) CSS
9 25 (41.67%) Open Source
9 25 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 24 (40.00%) jQuery
10 24 (40.00%) JavaScript
11 23 (38.33%) E-Commerce
11 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
11 23 (38.33%) Social Network
11 23 (38.33%) Ajax
11 23 (38.33%) Endeca
12 20 (33.33%) MS Excel
13 19 (31.67%) TDD
14 18 (30.00%) NUnit
14 18 (30.00%) JIRA
14 18 (30.00%) Dapper ORM
14 18 (30.00%) Spring.NET
14 18 (30.00%) TeamCity
14 18 (30.00%) Confluence
15 16 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (25.00%) Scrum

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (30.00%) Confluence
2 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.67%) MS Project Server
3 4 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.33%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 20 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (76.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.33%) Big Data
3 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.33%) MS Access
4 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) NUnit
1 18 (30.00%) JIRA
1 18 (30.00%) TeamCity
2 16 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 38 (63.33%) Developer
2 27 (45.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Software Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Team Leader
4 9 (15.00%) Architect
4 9 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (11.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 5 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (3.33%) Programmer
9 2 (3.33%) Administrator
9 2 (3.33%) Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (96.67%) .NET
2 48 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 29 (48.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (43.33%) CSS
4 26 (43.33%) HTML
5 25 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 24 (40.00%) jQuery
7 23 (38.33%) Ajax
8 18 (30.00%) Spring.NET
8 18 (30.00%) Dapper ORM
9 12 (20.00%) WCF
10 11 (18.33%) XML
11 8 (13.33%) WPF
12 4 (6.67%) LINQ
12 4 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (6.67%) REST
12 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
12 4 (6.67%) SOAP
13 3 (5.00%) Web Services
14 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 25 (41.67%) Open Source
2 23 (38.33%) Social Network
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (56.67%) MVC
3 27 (45.00%) Software Engineering
4 23 (38.33%) E-Commerce
5 19 (31.67%) TDD
6 15 (25.00%) Scrum
7 11 (18.33%) CRM
8 9 (15.00%) OO
9 7 (11.67%) SOA
9 7 (11.67%) BDD
10 5 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (8.33%) Refactoring
10 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.33%) Pair Programming
10 5 (8.33%) TOGAF
10 5 (8.33%) OOD
10 5 (8.33%) ITIL
10 5 (8.33%) UML
11 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 58 (96.67%) C#
2 45 (75.00%) SQL
3 24 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.33%) VB.NET
5 10 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.33%) VB
7 2 (3.33%) VBA
7 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
1 23 (38.33%) Endeca
2 11 (18.33%) Sage
2 11 (18.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.33%) Adobe
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) Twitter
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