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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 85 83 81
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 688 735 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.14% 3.45% 3.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.12% 24.39% 24.85%
Number of salaries quoted 623 673 707
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
3419 3014 3062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.60% 14.16% 13.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2799 2652 2687
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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 +25 256 £50,000 +33.33% 19
Hampshire 0 110 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Berkshire -46 94 £42,500 -2.85% 11
Buckinghamshire +10 64 £40,000 -8.57% 8
East Sussex +9 63 £36,000 -15.29% 3
Oxfordshire -27 42 £32,500 -13.33% 9
West Sussex +4 35 £35,000 -0.70% 2
Kent -14 24 £36,500 -18.88% 3
Sussex - 2 £53,000 -
Middlesex -11 1 £52,500 +34.61% 1
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 1138 (80.25%) C#
2 1061 (74.82%) .NET
3 878 (61.92%) SQL Server
4 750 (52.89%) SQL
5 694 (48.94%) HTML
6 682 (48.10%) ASP.NET
7 674 (47.53%) JavaScript
8 631 (44.50%) Agile Software Development
9 618 (43.58%) Microsoft
10 581 (40.97%) CSS
11 458 (32.30%) MVC
12 428 (30.18%) jQuery
13 390 (27.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 314 (22.14%) MS Excel
15 309 (21.79%) XML
16 297 (20.94%) Windows
16 297 (20.94%) Degree
17 289 (20.38%) Software Engineering
18 287 (20.24%) Finance
19 275 (19.39%) .NET Framework
20 255 (17.98%) WCF
21 250 (17.63%) HTML5
22 241 (17.00%) Scrum
23 240 (16.93%) C++
24 233 (16.43%) ASP.NET MVC
25 229 (16.15%) Web Services
26 226 (15.94%) VB.NET
27 218 (15.37%) T-SQL
28 202 (14.25%) OO
29 201 (14.17%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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
1 157 (11.07%) SharePoint
2 128 (9.03%) IIS
3 66 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 41 (2.89%) CMS
5 28 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
6 23 (1.62%) Oracle Workflow
6 23 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (0.92%) MS Project Server
7 13 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
8 12 (0.85%) Umbraco
9 11 (0.78%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.56%) Kentico
10 8 (0.56%) Confluence
11 7 (0.49%) WordPress
12 5 (0.35%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.35%) Node.js
13 4 (0.28%) SAS
13 4 (0.28%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.21%) Drupal
15 2 (0.14%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 314 (22.14%) MS Excel
2 46 (3.24%) MS Office
3 23 (1.62%) Photoshop
4 16 (1.13%) InfoPath
4 16 (1.13%) PowerPivot
5 13 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.49%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.21%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.21%) MS Project
8 3 (0.21%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 3 (0.21%) MicroStation
8 3 (0.21%) Solid Edge
9 1 (0.071%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.35%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.28%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.071%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.071%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 67 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (1.41%) SaaS
3 17 (1.20%) PaaS
4 10 (0.71%) GitHub
5 5 (0.35%) Office 365
5 5 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.28%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.071%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.89%) Internet
2 31 (2.19%) HTTP
3 17 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.63%) DNS
4 9 (0.63%) Firewall
5 6 (0.42%) Intranet
6 4 (0.28%) CTI
6 4 (0.28%) Network Security
6 4 (0.28%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.21%) GPRS
7 3 (0.21%) LAN
7 3 (0.21%) PSTN
7 3 (0.21%) WAN
7 3 (0.21%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.21%) 3G
8 2 (0.14%) Modbus
8 2 (0.14%) Profibus
8 2 (0.14%) Extranet
8 2 (0.14%) LDAP
8 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 878 (61.92%) SQL Server
2 178 (12.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 174 (12.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 124 (8.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 73 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 70 (4.94%) Relational Database
7 66 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 49 (3.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 36 (2.54%) MySQL
10 29 (2.05%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 24 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (1.48%) SQLite
13 17 (1.20%) PerformancePoint
14 16 (1.13%) Microsoft Power View
15 12 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
16 11 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
16 11 (0.78%) Big Data
17 10 (0.71%) NoSQL
17 10 (0.71%) Oracle Database
17 10 (0.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 390 (27.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 153 (10.79%) NUnit
3 111 (7.83%) Rhino Mocks
4 58 (4.09%) Subversion
5 43 (3.03%) Selenium
6 41 (2.89%) Git (software)
7 37 (2.61%) MSTest
8 35 (2.47%) TeamCity
9 30 (2.12%) MSBuild
10 28 (1.97%) WiX
11 25 (1.76%) NuGet
11 25 (1.76%) Ranorex
12 24 (1.69%) SoapUI
12 24 (1.69%) JIRA
13 22 (1.55%) Eclipse
14 19 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 18 (1.27%) WinRunner
16 17 (1.20%) Jenkins
17 14 (0.99%) SpecFlow
17 14 (0.99%) ReSharper
General
1 287 (20.24%) Finance
2 28 (1.97%) Marketing
3 26 (1.83%) Games
4 25 (1.76%) Automotive
5 20 (1.41%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.34%) Publishing
7 13 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 11 (0.78%) Legal
9 10 (0.71%) Aerospace
10 9 (0.63%) Retail
11 5 (0.35%) Banking
11 5 (0.35%) Electronics
11 5 (0.35%) French Language
12 4 (0.28%) Advertising
12 4 (0.28%) Billing
13 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.14%) Back Office
14 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1097 (77.36%) Developer
2 510 (35.97%) .NET Developer
3 433 (30.54%) C# Developer
4 309 (21.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 252 (17.77%) Software Developer
6 186 (13.12%) Software Engineer
7 159 (11.21%) Web Developer
8 131 (9.24%) Senior Developer
9 128 (9.03%) ASP.NET Developer
10 122 (8.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 95 (6.70%) Analyst
12 86 (6.06%) .NET Web Developer
13 72 (5.08%) Senior .NET Developer
14 70 (4.94%) C# Software Engineer
15 64 (4.51%) C# Software Developer
16 57 (4.02%) SharePoint Developer
17 55 (3.88%) Test Analyst
18 54 (3.81%) Senior C# Developer
19 47 (3.31%) C# Web Developer
20 45 (3.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1061 (74.82%) .NET
2 694 (48.94%) HTML
3 682 (48.10%) ASP.NET
4 581 (40.97%) CSS
5 428 (30.18%) jQuery
6 309 (21.79%) XML
7 275 (19.39%) .NET Framework
8 255 (17.98%) WCF
9 250 (17.63%) HTML5
10 233 (16.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 229 (16.15%) Web Services
12 172 (12.13%) CSS3
13 152 (10.72%) Ajax
14 142 (10.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 141 (9.94%) LINQ
16 76 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 75 (5.29%) WinForms
17 75 (5.29%) XSLT
18 72 (5.08%) MFC
19 62 (4.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 201 (14.17%) Computer Science
2 102 (7.19%) Mathematics
3 70 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (2.82%) Client/Server
5 38 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 30 (2.12%) N-Tier
6 30 (2.12%) Inversion of Control
7 29 (2.05%) User Experience
8 27 (1.90%) Mobile App
9 26 (1.83%) Open Source
10 21 (1.48%) Social Network
11 18 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (0.92%) Physics
13 12 (0.85%) Social Media
14 11 (0.78%) Kindle
15 9 (0.63%) Data Integration
15 9 (0.63%) W3C
16 8 (0.56%) Online Games
17 7 (0.49%) PKI
17 7 (0.49%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 297 (20.94%) Windows
2 99 (6.98%) Linux
3 59 (4.16%) Android
4 35 (2.47%) Apple iOS
4 35 (2.47%) Windows 8
5 33 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 27 (1.90%) UNIX
7 19 (1.34%) Solaris
8 14 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.35%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.28%) CentOS
12 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.28%) VxWorks
13 3 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.21%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.071%) AIX
15 1 (0.071%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 631 (44.50%) Agile Software Development
2 458 (32.30%) MVC
3 289 (20.38%) Software Engineering
4 241 (17.00%) Scrum
5 202 (14.25%) OO
6 174 (12.27%) TDD
7 164 (11.57%) Unit Testing
8 144 (10.16%) Workflow
9 138 (9.73%) Web Development
10 103 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
11 98 (6.91%) User Stories
12 88 (6.21%) OOP
13 80 (5.64%) Performance Testing
14 74 (5.22%) Validation
15 70 (4.94%) Project Management
15 70 (4.94%) Workflow Management
16 69 (4.87%) OOD
17 64 (4.51%) Regression Testing
18 59 (4.16%) Code Coverage
19 57 (4.02%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1138 (80.25%) C#
2 750 (52.89%) SQL
3 674 (47.53%) JavaScript
4 240 (16.93%) C++
5 226 (15.94%) VB.NET
6 218 (15.37%) T-SQL
7 137 (9.66%) Java
8 118 (8.32%) C
9 84 (5.92%) PowerShell
10 81 (5.71%) VB
11 66 (4.65%) VB6
12 46 (3.24%) PHP
13 30 (2.12%) VBScript
14 22 (1.55%) VC++
15 20 (1.41%) Perl
16 18 (1.27%) PL/SQL
17 16 (1.13%) Python
18 14 (0.99%) Lua
19 8 (0.56%) VBA
20 7 (0.49%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 297 (20.94%) Degree
2 52 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 41 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (2.54%) SC Cleared
5 28 (1.97%) ISEB
6 16 (1.13%) MCSE
7 15 (1.06%) ISTQB
8 13 (0.92%) DV Cleared
9 10 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.49%) PhD
11 6 (0.42%) MCPD
12 5 (0.35%) MCP
12 5 (0.35%) MCSD
13 4 (0.28%) MCTS
13 4 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.14%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (5.36%) QA
2 32 (2.26%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 26 (1.83%) Hyper-V
2 10 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (0.35%) Firmware
6 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.14%) zsh
Systems Management
1 51 (3.60%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (1.83%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.071%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.071%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 618 (43.58%) Microsoft
2 116 (8.18%) Oracle
3 37 (2.61%) TOWER Software
4 25 (1.76%) Sybase
5 20 (1.41%) SAP
6 15 (1.06%) Cognos
6 15 (1.06%) Adobe
6 15 (1.06%) Tableau
6 15 (1.06%) Twitter
7 13 (0.92%) Sitecore
7 13 (0.92%) Telerik
8 12 (0.85%) Sencha
9 10 (0.71%) VMware
9 10 (0.71%) Kofax
10 8 (0.56%) EPiServer
10 8 (0.56%) Endeca
10 8 (0.56%) Infragistics
10 8 (0.56%) Sage
10 8 (0.56%) Remedy
11 7 (0.49%) Serena
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £23,000 to £35,000 per annum 20% Bonus + Industry Best Training +
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Staines, Middlesex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 22 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 45 - 60K +Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridge, Kent
Fluidata Ltd
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 depending on experience & qualifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus (c10%)
Posted: 2 days ago