The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sidcup region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 12 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 13.04% 13.64% 7.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 60.00% 46.15% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 2
Average salary £32,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.73% +9.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Visual Studio
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sidcup region.

Development Applications Category
Sidcup
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
10 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sidcup 21.74% 29.55% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 13
Average salary £30,000 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% +26.15%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Sidcup

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Sidcup region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Sidcup

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Sidcup

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Sidcup region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Sidcup

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Sidcup

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Sidcup region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Sidcup

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sidcup

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Sidcup 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 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Legal
3 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
4 10 (62.50%) ISTQB
4 10 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
6 8 (50.00%) C#
6 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (50.00%) SQL
7 7 (43.75%) Degree
7 7 (43.75%) Load Testing
7 7 (43.75%) Security Testing
7 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
7 7 (43.75%) System Testing
8 5 (31.25%) WCF
8 5 (31.25%) HTML
8 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
8 5 (31.25%) .NET
8 5 (31.25%) MVC
8 5 (31.25%) SOA
8 5 (31.25%) N-Tier
8 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (31.25%) HTML5
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (31.25%) jQuery
9 4 (25.00%) Couchbase
9 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Sidcup by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Sidcup 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 (25.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Couchbase
3 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
1 3 (18.75%) TestComplete
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (75.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
1 10 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) QA Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
1 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (31.25%) HTML5
1 5 (31.25%) WCF
1 5 (31.25%) jQuery
2 4 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
2 4 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 4 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (25.00%) Kendo UI
2 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) COM
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) Ajax
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) N-Tier
2 4 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 10 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Load Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Security Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
3 7 (43.75%) System Testing
4 5 (31.25%) MVC
4 5 (31.25%) SOA
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (18.75%) Time Management
6 3 (18.75%) BDD
6 3 (18.75%) DSDM
6 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
8 1 (6.25%) UML
8 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Scrum
8 1 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
1 8 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) VBScript
2 3 (18.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 7 (43.75%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) VMware