The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 81 83 93
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 702 702 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.41% 3.34% 3.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.81% 22.77% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 624 596 618
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Visual Studio
England

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

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3543 3083 2920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.21% 14.69% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3042 2583 2555
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Visual Studio Salary Trend in the South East

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in the South East

Visual Studio
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +24 191 £50,000 +29.87% 15
Hampshire +35 132 £42,500 +22.30% 17
Berkshire -54 92 £43,750 -2.77% 9
Buckinghamshire +7 87 £41,000 - 23
East Sussex 0 85 £39,274 +12.21% 8
West Sussex -5 51 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Kent +19 33 £42,125 +5.31% 9
Oxfordshire -28 30 £43,750 +21.52% 1
Middlesex - 4 £35,000 -
Home Counties - 2 - -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 1081 (78.73%) C#
2 1028 (74.87%) .NET
3 869 (63.29%) SQL Server
4 766 (55.79%) SQL
5 739 (53.82%) ASP.NET
6 663 (48.29%) Agile Software Development
7 620 (45.16%) Microsoft
8 606 (44.14%) HTML
9 581 (42.32%) JavaScript
10 574 (41.81%) CSS
11 471 (34.30%) MVC
12 405 (29.50%) jQuery
13 402 (29.28%) Team Foundation Server
14 345 (25.13%) XML
15 332 (24.18%) MS Excel
16 326 (23.74%) .NET Framework
17 309 (22.51%) Windows
18 302 (22.00%) Software Engineering
19 299 (21.78%) ASP.NET MVC
20 289 (21.05%) Degree
21 288 (20.98%) WCF
22 278 (20.25%) Web Services
23 270 (19.66%) Scrum
24 245 (17.84%) Finance
25 230 (16.75%) HTML5
26 215 (15.66%) SQL Server 2008
27 209 (15.22%) VB.NET
28 207 (15.08%) T-SQL
29 201 (14.64%) OO
30 195 (14.20%) TDD

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 166 (12.09%) SharePoint
2 147 (10.71%) IIS
3 66 (4.81%) SharePoint 2010
4 48 (3.50%) CMS
5 26 (1.89%) Umbraco
6 25 (1.82%) Confluence
7 24 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
8 21 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
9 18 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
10 17 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.36%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.36%) ArcGIS
11 5 (0.36%) MS Project Server
11 5 (0.36%) DNN
11 5 (0.36%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.29%) LiveCycle
13 3 (0.22%) Apache
13 3 (0.22%) ArcIMS
Applications
1 332 (24.18%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.33%) PowerPivot
3 26 (1.89%) InfoPath
4 25 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 23 (1.68%) MS Office
6 14 (1.02%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.29%) MS Project
9 3 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.22%) Mingle
10 1 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.073%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.87%) assyst
3 6 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.44%) Tridion
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.15%) Line 100
6 1 (0.073%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.073%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 89 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.02%) PaaS
3 13 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (0.87%) SaaS
5 5 (0.36%) Office 365
6 1 (0.073%) GitHub
6 1 (0.073%) IaaS
6 1 (0.073%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 59 (4.30%) Internet
2 21 (1.53%) Intranet
3 18 (1.31%) AMQP
4 16 (1.17%) TCP/IP
5 14 (1.02%) HTTP
6 12 (0.87%) DNS
7 11 (0.80%) Network Security
8 9 (0.66%) CTI
9 7 (0.51%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.44%) Wireless
11 4 (0.29%) WAN
11 4 (0.29%) LAN
12 3 (0.22%) SMTP
12 3 (0.22%) SSL
12 3 (0.22%) Firewall
13 2 (0.15%) Modbus
13 2 (0.15%) Profibus
13 2 (0.15%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.15%) 3G
13 2 (0.15%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 869 (63.29%) SQL Server
2 215 (15.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 151 (11.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 110 (8.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 88 (6.41%) Relational Database
6 79 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 78 (5.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 48 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
9 39 (2.84%) MySQL
10 38 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 37 (2.69%) PerformancePoint
12 32 (2.33%) Microsoft Power View
13 27 (1.97%) Oracle Database
14 25 (1.82%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 22 (1.60%) RDBMS
16 17 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
16 17 (1.24%) MS Access
17 15 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
18 13 (0.95%) Big Data
19 12 (0.87%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 402 (29.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 147 (10.71%) NUnit
3 85 (6.19%) Rhino Mocks
4 53 (3.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 46 (3.35%) JIRA
6 44 (3.20%) Git (software)
7 39 (2.84%) Subversion
8 36 (2.62%) MSTest
9 34 (2.48%) Eclipse
10 31 (2.26%) TeamCity
11 30 (2.18%) MSBuild
11 30 (2.18%) Moq
12 29 (2.11%) NuGet
13 28 (2.04%) ReSharper
14 27 (1.97%) Selenium
15 25 (1.82%) WiX
16 24 (1.75%) Ranorex
17 13 (0.95%) SpecFlow
18 11 (0.80%) SoapUI
18 11 (0.80%) Jenkins
General
1 245 (17.84%) Finance
2 39 (2.84%) Marketing
3 28 (2.04%) Publishing
4 19 (1.38%) Banking
5 18 (1.31%) Retail
6 17 (1.24%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 12 (0.87%) Automotive
9 9 (0.66%) Legal
10 7 (0.51%) Electronics
11 6 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.36%) Games
13 3 (0.22%) Back Office
13 3 (0.22%) Military
13 3 (0.22%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.15%) Advertising
14 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.15%) Law
15 1 (0.073%) French Language
15 1 (0.073%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1015 (73.93%) Developer
2 459 (33.43%) .NET Developer
3 320 (23.31%) C# Developer
4 223 (16.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 216 (15.73%) Software Developer
6 149 (10.85%) Web Developer
7 134 (9.76%) Senior Developer
8 126 (9.18%) Software Engineer
9 104 (7.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 103 (7.50%) ASP.NET Developer
11 82 (5.97%) Analyst
12 74 (5.39%) .NET Web Developer
13 72 (5.24%) Senior .NET Developer
14 69 (5.03%) Junior
15 67 (4.88%) Junior Developer
16 51 (3.71%) Graduate
17 49 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
18 41 (2.99%) C# Web Developer
18 41 (2.99%) C# Software Engineer
19 40 (2.91%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1028 (74.87%) .NET
2 739 (53.82%) ASP.NET
3 606 (44.14%) HTML
4 574 (41.81%) CSS
5 405 (29.50%) jQuery
6 345 (25.13%) XML
7 326 (23.74%) .NET Framework
8 299 (21.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 288 (20.98%) WCF
10 278 (20.25%) Web Services
11 230 (16.75%) HTML5
12 183 (13.33%) Ajax
13 161 (11.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 158 (11.51%) LINQ
15 134 (9.76%) CSS3
16 101 (7.36%) AngularJS
17 88 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 88 (6.41%) WinForms
18 80 (5.83%) XSLT
19 71 (5.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 176 (12.82%) Computer Science
2 127 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (6.05%) Mathematics
4 53 (3.86%) Management Information System
5 43 (3.13%) Client/Server
6 40 (2.91%) Open Source
7 36 (2.62%) Mobile App
8 31 (2.26%) User Experience
9 25 (1.82%) Social Media
10 24 (1.75%) Social Network
11 22 (1.60%) Inversion of Control
12 16 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.09%) Data Integration
14 14 (1.02%) Data Extraction
14 14 (1.02%) Physics
15 11 (0.80%) N-Tier
16 9 (0.66%) Visualisation
16 9 (0.66%) Algorithms
17 8 (0.58%) Device Driver
18 7 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 309 (22.51%) Windows
2 43 (3.13%) Android
3 41 (2.99%) Linux
4 40 (2.91%) Windows 7
5 37 (2.69%) Windows 8
6 21 (1.53%) UNIX
6 21 (1.53%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.58%) Solaris
10 7 (0.51%) CentOS
11 6 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (0.36%) VxWorks
13 3 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.073%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.073%) AIX
14 1 (0.073%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.073%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (48.29%) Agile Software Development
2 471 (34.30%) MVC
3 302 (22.00%) Software Engineering
4 270 (19.66%) Scrum
5 201 (14.64%) OO
6 195 (14.20%) TDD
7 160 (11.65%) Unit Testing
8 150 (10.92%) Workflow
9 133 (9.69%) Web Development
10 93 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
11 87 (6.34%) OOD
12 76 (5.54%) User Stories
13 72 (5.24%) UML
14 68 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
15 62 (4.52%) Project Management
16 54 (3.93%) Content Management
17 53 (3.86%) Performance Testing
18 52 (3.79%) Validation
18 52 (3.79%) Workflow Management
19 49 (3.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1081 (78.73%) C#
2 766 (55.79%) SQL
3 581 (42.32%) JavaScript
4 209 (15.22%) VB.NET
5 207 (15.08%) T-SQL
6 188 (13.69%) C++
7 131 (9.54%) Java
8 80 (5.83%) PowerShell
9 60 (4.37%) C
10 59 (4.30%) VB
11 37 (2.69%) PHP
12 35 (2.55%) VB6
13 28 (2.04%) PL/SQL
14 24 (1.75%) Python
15 21 (1.53%) Ruby
16 18 (1.31%) VC++
16 18 (1.31%) Perl
17 16 (1.17%) VBA
18 13 (0.95%) TypeScript
19 8 (0.58%) Lua
Qualifications
1 289 (21.05%) Degree
2 51 (3.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (3.42%) VCP4
4 38 (2.77%) Security Cleared
5 32 (2.33%) ISEB
6 27 (1.97%) SC Cleared
7 23 (1.68%) ISTQB
8 18 (1.31%) MCP
9 11 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (0.73%) MCPD
11 8 (0.58%) MCTS
11 8 (0.58%) MCSE
12 6 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
12 6 (0.44%) MCSD
12 6 (0.44%) PhD
13 5 (0.36%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.36%) CSSLP
13 5 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 4 (0.29%) HND
15 3 (0.22%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (5.68%) QA
2 9 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.36%) COBIT
4 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.29%) HL7
5 3 (0.22%) WCAG
5 3 (0.22%) Section 508
6 2 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (1.75%) Hyper-V
2 12 (0.87%) Firmware
3 8 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.22%) vSphere
5 1 (0.073%) Snort
5 1 (0.073%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (1.75%) SCVMM
3 5 (0.36%) Puppet
3 5 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.073%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.073%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 620 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 127 (9.25%) Oracle
3 39 (2.84%) SAP
4 36 (2.62%) TOWER Software
5 34 (2.48%) Cognos
6 32 (2.33%) Tableau
7 24 (1.75%) Endeca
8 21 (1.53%) Remedy
8 21 (1.53%) Sitecore
9 18 (1.31%) Sage
9 18 (1.31%) Adobe
10 17 (1.24%) Sybase
11 16 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (1.09%) Twitter
13 12 (0.87%) Telerik
14 11 (0.80%) Red Gate
15 10 (0.73%) Nintex
15 10 (0.73%) Kofax
16 9 (0.66%) RedDot
16 9 (0.66%) Open Text
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 13 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum + 33 days holiday + bonuses
Posted: 19 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + 25 days hol, pension, HCare
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: Unspecified + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 5 % Pension, Health, Life Ass
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + great bens
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Lots of Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £420000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-65k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday