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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 107 115 98
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 521 570 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.86% 2.73% 3.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.92% 15.77% 21.19%
Number of salaries quoted 495 513 657
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,173 £33,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
3272 3615 3459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.99% 17.34% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2930 3133 2848
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Visual Studio as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Studio within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire 0 128 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Surrey +35 105 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Buckinghamshire +20 92 £44,500 +14.10% 13
Berkshire +2 60 £45,000 -10.00% 8
West Sussex -10 53 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Oxfordshire -16 33 £40,000 -5.88% 5
East Sussex -28 24 £40,000 +3.89% 6
Kent +25 21 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Middlesex +14 5 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Visual Studio.

1 856 (78.39%) C#
2 809 (74.08%) .NET
3 551 (50.46%) ASP.NET
4 550 (50.37%) SQL Server
5 542 (49.63%) JavaScript
6 474 (43.41%) SQL
7 456 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
8 444 (40.66%) HTML
9 410 (37.55%) MVC
10 397 (36.36%) Microsoft
11 395 (36.17%) CSS
12 353 (32.33%) jQuery
13 309 (28.30%) Team Foundation Server
14 292 (26.74%) .NET Framework
15 290 (26.56%) Degree
16 276 (25.27%) ASP.NET MVC
17 261 (23.90%) Windows
18 248 (22.71%) Finance
19 237 (21.70%) XML
20 235 (21.52%) Software Engineering
21 227 (20.79%) WCF
22 210 (19.23%) TDD
23 191 (17.49%) Scrum
24 190 (17.40%) Web Services
25 189 (17.31%) OO
26 176 (16.12%) C++
27 172 (15.75%) Computer Science
28 159 (14.56%) MS Excel
29 158 (14.47%) Web Development
30 154 (14.10%) AngularJS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 88 (8.06%) CMS
2 75 (6.87%) IIS
3 60 (5.49%) SharePoint
4 32 (2.93%) Umbraco
5 20 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (0.92%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.82%) Moodle
8 9 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (0.82%) Totara
9 7 (0.64%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.55%) Liferay
10 6 (0.55%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.55%) WordPress
11 5 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.37%) Apache
13 3 (0.27%) Confluence
13 3 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 159 (14.56%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.66%) MS Office
3 10 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.73%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.27%) InDesign
5 3 (0.27%) MS Project
6 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.092%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.092%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 14 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.64%) Visualfiles
3 3 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.18%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.18%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.18%) Scribe Insight
4 2 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.18%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 80 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (2.20%) SaaS
4 17 (1.56%) GitHub
5 7 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.64%) Office 365
6 6 (0.55%) PaaS
7 2 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (3.85%) Internet
2 41 (3.75%) TCP/IP
3 36 (3.30%) Firewall
4 29 (2.66%) DNS
5 13 (1.19%) HTTP
6 10 (0.92%) Intranet
7 8 (0.73%) SSL
8 7 (0.64%) Wireless
9 5 (0.46%) SAN
10 3 (0.27%) DHCP
10 3 (0.27%) Extranet
10 3 (0.27%) SMTP
10 3 (0.27%) WAN
11 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.18%) IMAP
11 2 (0.18%) NAS
11 2 (0.18%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.092%) IPv4
12 1 (0.092%) Network Security
12 1 (0.092%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 550 (50.37%) SQL Server
2 112 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (7.78%) Relational Database
4 79 (7.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 59 (5.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 51 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (3.21%) MySQL
8 31 (2.84%) Oracle Database
9 26 (2.38%) MongoDB
10 25 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 20 (1.83%) SQLite
12 19 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
13 17 (1.56%) SSDT
14 16 (1.47%) Big Data
15 14 (1.28%) MariaDB
15 14 (1.28%) Redis
16 13 (1.19%) MS Access
17 12 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
17 12 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
18 11 (1.01%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 309 (28.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 92 (8.42%) Selenium
3 71 (6.50%) Git (software)
4 68 (6.23%) Subversion
5 64 (5.86%) NUnit
6 51 (4.67%) JMeter
7 41 (3.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 40 (3.66%) LoadRunner
9 33 (3.02%) Gatling
10 30 (2.75%) SpecFlow
11 28 (2.56%) Rhino Mocks
12 25 (2.29%) TestNG
13 24 (2.20%) TeamCity
14 22 (2.01%) Eclipse
14 22 (2.01%) Jenkins
14 22 (2.01%) JIRA
14 22 (2.01%) ReSharper
15 15 (1.37%) MSTest
16 14 (1.28%) WebDriver
17 13 (1.19%) TestComplete
General
1 248 (22.71%) Finance
2 62 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 45 (4.12%) Banking
4 36 (3.30%) Aerospace
5 30 (2.75%) Games
6 23 (2.11%) Legal
7 20 (1.83%) Automotive
8 19 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.19%) Electronics
10 12 (1.10%) Publishing
11 10 (0.92%) Marketing
12 9 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.55%) Advertising
13 6 (0.55%) Retail
14 4 (0.37%) Law
14 4 (0.37%) Military
15 3 (0.27%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.092%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 774 (70.88%) Developer
2 449 (41.12%) C# Developer
3 401 (36.72%) .NET Developer
4 261 (23.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 207 (18.96%) Software Developer
6 162 (14.84%) ASP.NET Developer
7 147 (13.46%) Senior Developer
8 144 (13.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 124 (11.36%) C# Software Developer
9 124 (11.36%) Software Engineer
10 113 (10.35%) Senior .NET Developer
11 109 (9.98%) SQL Developer
12 97 (8.88%) Senior C# Developer
13 95 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 90 (8.24%) Analyst
15 85 (7.78%) .NET Software Developer
16 71 (6.50%) Web Developer
17 70 (6.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 57 (5.22%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
19 53 (4.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 809 (74.08%) .NET
2 551 (50.46%) ASP.NET
3 444 (40.66%) HTML
4 395 (36.17%) CSS
5 353 (32.33%) jQuery
6 292 (26.74%) .NET Framework
7 276 (25.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 237 (21.70%) XML
9 227 (20.79%) WCF
10 190 (17.40%) Web Services
11 154 (14.10%) AngularJS
12 147 (13.46%) WPF
13 144 (13.19%) HTML5
14 133 (12.18%) LINQ
15 126 (11.54%) Entity Framework
16 115 (10.53%) Ajax
17 114 (10.44%) ASP.NET Web API
18 77 (7.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 71 (6.50%) MFC
20 67 (6.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 172 (15.75%) Computer Science
2 59 (5.40%) Mathematics
3 56 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (3.48%) Inversion of Control
5 27 (2.47%) User Experience
6 23 (2.11%) Client/Server
7 22 (2.01%) Visualisation
8 21 (1.92%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (1.01%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.01%) Physics
11 9 (0.82%) Algorithms
11 9 (0.82%) Learning Management System
12 7 (0.64%) Biotechnology
12 7 (0.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 7 (0.64%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.55%) Device Driver
13 6 (0.55%) Reinsurance
13 6 (0.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 261 (23.90%) Windows
2 67 (6.14%) Linux
3 57 (5.22%) Windows Server
4 23 (2.11%) Windows 8
5 21 (1.92%) VxWorks
6 19 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.10%) Android
8 11 (1.01%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.82%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.64%) Windows 10
10 7 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.37%) Unix
13 3 (0.27%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.18%) Nucleus RTOS
14 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.092%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
2 410 (37.55%) MVC
3 235 (21.52%) Software Engineering
4 210 (19.23%) TDD
5 191 (17.49%) Scrum
6 189 (17.31%) OO
7 158 (14.47%) Web Development
8 135 (12.36%) SDLC
9 116 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
10 114 (10.44%) Unit Testing
11 86 (7.88%) SOA
12 69 (6.32%) Test Scripting
13 68 (6.23%) Automated Testing
14 63 (5.77%) Multithreading
14 63 (5.77%) OOD
14 63 (5.77%) Workflow
15 59 (5.40%) Software Testing
16 56 (5.13%) UML
17 55 (5.04%) Performance Testing
18 54 (4.95%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 856 (78.39%) C#
2 542 (49.63%) JavaScript
3 474 (43.41%) SQL
4 176 (16.12%) C++
5 148 (13.55%) T-SQL
6 118 (10.81%) VB.NET
7 93 (8.52%) Java
8 82 (7.51%) VB
9 61 (5.59%) C
10 47 (4.30%) Perl
11 33 (3.02%) PowerShell
12 27 (2.47%) VBScript
13 23 (2.11%) PHP
13 23 (2.11%) XPath
14 20 (1.83%) PL/SQL
14 20 (1.83%) Ruby
15 19 (1.74%) VB6
16 16 (1.47%) Assembly Language
16 16 (1.47%) Scala
17 15 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 290 (26.56%) Degree
2 67 (6.14%) ISEB
3 63 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 36 (3.30%) Security Cleared
5 27 (2.47%) ISTQB
6 26 (2.38%) SC Cleared
7 17 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.82%) HND
9 7 (0.64%) DBS Check
9 7 (0.64%) MCSE
10 6 (0.55%) PhD
11 4 (0.37%) MCITP
11 4 (0.37%) MCSA
11 4 (0.37%) MCSD
12 3 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.092%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.092%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (8.42%) QA
2 23 (2.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.092%) SDET
System Software
1 23 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
2 15 (1.37%) Docker
2 15 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.82%) Firmware
4 7 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.55%) Snort
6 5 (0.46%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.27%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.092%) vCloud
9 1 (0.092%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.092%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.092%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.55%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (0.27%) SCOM
4 2 (0.18%) Graphite
4 2 (0.18%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.092%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.092%) Mesos
5 1 (0.092%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.092%) Puppet
Vendors
1 397 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 52 (4.76%) Oracle
3 48 (4.40%) Telerik
4 15 (1.37%) Rally
4 15 (1.37%) VMware
5 13 (1.19%) HP
5 13 (1.19%) Nintex
6 12 (1.10%) RedGate
7 11 (1.01%) Sophos
7 11 (1.01%) TOWER Software
8 10 (0.92%) Google
8 10 (0.92%) Sitecore
9 9 (0.82%) ABBYY
10 8 (0.73%) Infragistics
10 8 (0.73%) Progress
10 8 (0.73%) Xamarin
11 7 (0.64%) SAP
12 6 (0.55%) Adobe
12 6 (0.55%) CA
12 6 (0.55%) IBM
Brighton, East Sussex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampton, Middlesex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: 10% pension 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Godalming, Surrey
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + negotiable + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-50k
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Resource Group
Salary: £40-45K + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £43,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + Remote Working and more!
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Preferred Choice
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum annual bonus 10%, pension, life insu
Posted: 4 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus + life assurance + pension + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 50-65k
Posted: 6 days ago
Hassocks, West Sussex
Friday Media Group
Salary: Circa £60,000 DOE
Posted: 22 days ago