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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 109 87 90
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 556 738 701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.68% 3.26% 3.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.97% 21.37% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 491 666 645
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
3482 3453 2847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.76% 15.23% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2989 2927 2445
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Hampshire +36 109 £40,000 +14.28% 15
Buckinghamshire +11 96 £39,000 -10.34% 6
Surrey -40 93 £50,000 +7.52% 12
West Sussex -5 72 £45,000 +28.57% 5
East Sussex -12 68 £40,000 - 4
Berkshire -39 61 £50,000 +17.64% 7
Oxfordshire -20 40 £42,500 +21.42% 11
Kent -8 14 £34,500 +1.47% 3
Middlesex +3 5 £47,500 - 1
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1010 (79.91%) C#
2 948 (75.00%) .NET
3 735 (58.15%) SQL Server
4 652 (51.58%) ASP.NET
5 629 (49.76%) SQL
6 560 (44.30%) HTML
7 554 (43.83%) JavaScript
8 549 (43.43%) CSS
9 509 (40.27%) Microsoft
10 505 (39.95%) Agile Software Development
11 449 (35.52%) MVC
12 391 (30.93%) jQuery
13 355 (28.09%) Team Foundation Server
14 339 (26.82%) Windows
15 338 (26.74%) Software Engineering
16 322 (25.47%) .NET Framework
17 321 (25.40%) WCF
18 317 (25.08%) XML
19 314 (24.84%) ASP.NET MVC
20 297 (23.50%) MS Excel
21 286 (22.63%) Web Services
22 283 (22.39%) HTML5
23 269 (21.28%) Degree
24 244 (19.30%) Scrum
25 240 (18.99%) C++
26 233 (18.43%) TDD
27 198 (15.66%) OO
28 186 (14.72%) VB.NET
29 183 (14.48%) Computer Science
30 179 (14.16%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 82 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 79 (6.25%) IIS
3 44 (3.48%) SharePoint 2013
4 34 (2.69%) CMS
5 27 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 26 (2.06%) Umbraco
7 17 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
8 12 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
8 12 (0.95%) Confluence
9 9 (0.71%) WordPress
10 8 (0.63%) NServiceBus
11 5 (0.40%) Moodle
12 4 (0.32%) Node.js
13 3 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.24%) Kentico
13 3 (0.24%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.16%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.16%) ArcIMS
14 2 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 297 (23.50%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.66%) MS Office
3 17 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.27%) Photoshop
5 15 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.47%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.32%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (0.24%) Mingle
10 2 (0.16%) MS Project
11 1 (0.079%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.79%) assyst
4 7 (0.55%) Tridion
4 7 (0.55%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.16%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.079%) Exstream
7 1 (0.079%) Staffware
7 1 (0.079%) AquaLogic BPM
7 1 (0.079%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 69 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.71%) SaaS
5 2 (0.16%) IaaS
6 1 (0.079%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.079%) PaaS
6 1 (0.079%) Office 365
6 1 (0.079%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.93%) Network Security
2 32 (2.53%) TCP/IP
3 26 (2.06%) Internet
4 24 (1.90%) Intranet
5 21 (1.66%) CTI
6 13 (1.03%) DNS
7 11 (0.87%) HTTPS
7 11 (0.87%) HTTP
8 9 (0.71%) Wireless
8 9 (0.71%) Ethernet
9 8 (0.63%) Modbus
9 8 (0.63%) Profibus
10 5 (0.40%) SSL
11 4 (0.32%) SMTP
12 2 (0.16%) LDAP
12 2 (0.16%) AMQP
12 2 (0.16%) Radio Access Network
12 2 (0.16%) Extranet
13 1 (0.079%) 3G
13 1 (0.079%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 735 (58.15%) SQL Server
2 162 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 90 (7.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (5.30%) Relational Database
5 64 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 59 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 55 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 36 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 28 (2.22%) Oracle Database
10 25 (1.98%) SQLite
11 21 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (1.58%) RavenDB
13 19 (1.50%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
15 13 (1.03%) MS Access
15 13 (1.03%) NoSQL
16 12 (0.95%) MongoDB
17 11 (0.87%) Firebird
17 11 (0.87%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
18 10 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 355 (28.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 107 (8.47%) NUnit
3 79 (6.25%) ReSharper
4 65 (5.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 47 (3.72%) Moq
6 39 (3.09%) Rhino Mocks
6 39 (3.09%) TeamCity
7 36 (2.85%) Selenium
8 35 (2.77%) Git (software)
9 27 (2.14%) JIRA
10 26 (2.06%) Subversion
11 25 (1.98%) Eclipse
12 24 (1.90%) StyleCop
13 21 (1.66%) LINQPad
14 20 (1.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 18 (1.42%) MSTest
16 12 (0.95%) SpecFlow
16 12 (0.95%) NuGet
17 10 (0.79%) MSBuild
17 10 (0.79%) Clang
General
1 147 (11.63%) Finance
2 50 (3.96%) Marketing
3 30 (2.37%) Retail
4 28 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.14%) Automotive
6 26 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 22 (1.74%) Games
8 18 (1.42%) Electronics
9 14 (1.11%) Publishing
10 13 (1.03%) Back Office
11 12 (0.95%) Banking
12 11 (0.87%) Multimedia
13 9 (0.71%) German Language
14 7 (0.55%) Legal
14 7 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.40%) Law
15 5 (0.40%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.32%) Advertising
17 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 912 (72.15%) Developer
2 345 (27.29%) .NET Developer
3 327 (25.87%) C# Developer
4 217 (17.17%) Software Developer
5 197 (15.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 188 (14.87%) Web Developer
7 162 (12.82%) Software Engineer
8 150 (11.87%) Senior Developer
9 93 (7.36%) ASP.NET Developer
10 91 (7.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 88 (6.96%) .NET Web Developer
12 83 (6.57%) Analyst
13 74 (5.85%) C++ Software Engineer
14 61 (4.83%) Senior .NET Developer
14 61 (4.83%) C# Software Developer
15 48 (3.80%) C++ Developer
16 42 (3.32%) Junior
17 41 (3.24%) Senior Software Developer
18 40 (3.16%) Junior Developer
18 40 (3.16%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 948 (75.00%) .NET
2 652 (51.58%) ASP.NET
3 560 (44.30%) HTML
4 549 (43.43%) CSS
5 391 (30.93%) jQuery
6 322 (25.47%) .NET Framework
7 321 (25.40%) WCF
8 317 (25.08%) XML
9 314 (24.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 286 (22.63%) Web Services
11 283 (22.39%) HTML5
12 140 (11.08%) Entity Framework
13 133 (10.52%) LINQ
14 127 (10.05%) Ajax
15 111 (8.78%) WPF
16 107 (8.47%) CSS3
16 107 (8.47%) AngularJS
17 83 (6.57%) STL
18 72 (5.70%) MFC
19 71 (5.62%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 183 (14.48%) Computer Science
2 106 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (6.01%) Client/Server
4 72 (5.70%) Mobile App
5 62 (4.91%) Mathematics
6 55 (4.35%) Social Media
7 41 (3.24%) User Experience
8 37 (2.93%) Inversion of Control
9 31 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.82%) Visualisation
11 17 (1.34%) Physics
12 14 (1.11%) Management Information System
13 12 (0.95%) Social Network
14 10 (0.79%) Device Driver
14 10 (0.79%) N-Tier
14 10 (0.79%) Artificial Intelligence
15 8 (0.63%) E-Learning
15 8 (0.63%) Blog
15 8 (0.63%) Podcast
15 8 (0.63%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 339 (26.82%) Windows
2 58 (4.59%) Linux
3 36 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (2.29%) Windows 8
5 28 (2.22%) Android
6 24 (1.90%) Apple iOS
7 19 (1.50%) UNIX
8 9 (0.71%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.63%) VxWorks
10 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.24%) CentOS
13 2 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.079%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.079%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.079%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.079%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (39.95%) Agile Software Development
2 449 (35.52%) MVC
3 338 (26.74%) Software Engineering
4 244 (19.30%) Scrum
5 233 (18.43%) TDD
6 198 (15.66%) OO
7 151 (11.95%) Unit Testing
8 121 (9.57%) OOD
8 121 (9.57%) SDLC
9 103 (8.15%) Web Development
10 93 (7.36%) Multithreading
11 74 (5.85%) Workflow
12 61 (4.83%) OOP
13 53 (4.19%) Software Architecture
13 53 (4.19%) Mentoring
14 52 (4.11%) MVVM
15 51 (4.03%) ITIL
16 50 (3.96%) E-Commerce
16 50 (3.96%) Content Management
17 49 (3.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1010 (79.91%) C#
2 629 (49.76%) SQL
3 554 (43.83%) JavaScript
4 240 (18.99%) C++
5 186 (14.72%) VB.NET
6 179 (14.16%) T-SQL
7 119 (9.41%) Java
8 86 (6.80%) VB
9 44 (3.48%) Python
9 44 (3.48%) C
10 41 (3.24%) PHP
11 39 (3.09%) VB6
12 28 (2.22%) Ruby
13 25 (1.98%) Lua
14 23 (1.82%) VBScript
15 22 (1.74%) PowerShell
16 20 (1.58%) PL/SQL
17 14 (1.11%) TypeScript
18 13 (1.03%) Perl
19 11 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 269 (21.28%) Degree
2 48 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (2.61%) PhD
4 23 (1.82%) ISEB
5 21 (1.66%) ISTQB
6 17 (1.34%) Security Cleared
7 15 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (0.87%) MCP
9 10 (0.79%) SC Cleared
10 9 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 9 (0.71%) MCPD
11 8 (0.63%) HND
12 6 (0.47%) MCSE
13 5 (0.40%) MCTS
14 4 (0.32%) Chartered Engineer
15 3 (0.24%) MCSD
16 2 (0.16%) MCSA
17 1 (0.079%) IBM Certification
17 1 (0.079%) MCSM
17 1 (0.079%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (7.36%) QA
2 24 (1.90%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.55%) Section 508
4 6 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.47%) WCAG
5 4 (0.32%) SLA
5 4 (0.32%) HL7
6 1 (0.079%) JTAG
System Software
1 17 (1.34%) Firmware
2 11 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.63%) Docker
4 2 (0.16%) Snort
4 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.079%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.079%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.63%) Puppet
2 8 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.079%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 509 (40.27%) Microsoft
2 80 (6.33%) Oracle
3 29 (2.29%) Red Gate
4 23 (1.82%) TOWER Software
5 18 (1.42%) HP
5 18 (1.42%) Twitter
6 16 (1.27%) Nintex
6 16 (1.27%) Adobe
7 12 (0.95%) SAP
7 12 (0.95%) Remedy
7 12 (0.95%) Endeca
7 12 (0.95%) Sitecore
8 11 (0.87%) Google
8 11 (0.87%) Telerik
8 11 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (0.71%) Progress
10 7 (0.55%) Xamarin
11 6 (0.47%) Sage
11 6 (0.47%) OpenText
11 6 (0.47%) RedDot
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
N.a.t.a Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
IT Recruitment Company
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Preferred Choice
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Competitive package including bonus, pension a
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35- 50k Dependant on EXP
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50- 65k Dependent on EXP
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
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Salary: From £25,000 to £55,000 per annum including excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: Unspecified highly competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
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