The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 83 83 66
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 740 705 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.27% 3.20% 3.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.44% 24.65% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 670 648 844
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3451 2860 3354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.24% 12.97% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2920 2452 2972
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Visual Studio
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +19 173 £46,500 +9.41% 28
East Sussex +28 123 £40,000 +23.07% 9
Berkshire -32 119 £42,500 -0.58% 15
West Sussex +36 84 £35,000 +4.47% 2
Buckinghamshire -16 77 £43,500 -0.57% 9
Hampshire -43 71 £35,000 -11.39% 6
Oxfordshire -8 68 £35,000 -20.45% 7
Kent +2 27 £34,500 -18.82% 4
Middlesex +4 6 £47,500 +5.55%
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1169 (82.15%) .NET
2 1127 (79.20%) C#
3 899 (63.18%) SQL Server
4 752 (52.85%) ASP.NET
5 695 (48.84%) SQL
6 656 (46.10%) HTML
7 654 (45.96%) JavaScript
8 553 (38.86%) Microsoft
9 536 (37.67%) CSS
10 477 (33.52%) MVC
11 440 (30.92%) jQuery
12 388 (27.27%) XML
13 329 (23.12%) Team Foundation Server
14 319 (22.42%) Degree
15 317 (22.28%) Windows
16 291 (20.45%) WCF
17 285 (20.03%) .NET Framework
18 271 (19.04%) VB.NET
19 267 (18.76%) Software Engineering
20 263 (18.48%) Scrum
21 262 (18.41%) MS Excel
22 261 (18.34%) ASP.NET MVC
23 257 (18.06%) T-SQL
24 254 (17.85%) Web Services
25 250 (17.57%) OO
25 250 (17.57%) Finance
26 244 (17.15%) C++
27 238 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
28 235 (16.51%) SQL Server 2008
29 224 (15.74%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 126 (8.85%) SharePoint
2 116 (8.15%) IIS
3 61 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 53 (3.72%) CMS
5 45 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 24 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
7 23 (1.62%) Umbraco
8 20 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
9 17 (1.19%) Kentico
10 15 (1.05%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.63%) Node.js
12 7 (0.49%) WordPress
13 5 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.35%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.28%) Joomla!
15 3 (0.21%) Drupal
16 2 (0.14%) Immediacy CMS
16 2 (0.14%) MS Project Server
16 2 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
16 2 (0.14%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 262 (18.41%) MS Excel
2 68 (4.78%) MS Office
3 16 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 16 (1.12%) InfoPath
4 9 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.42%) MS Project
5 6 (0.42%) Maya
5 6 (0.42%) 3ds Max
6 4 (0.28%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.28%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 4 (0.28%) MicroStation
6 4 (0.28%) Solid Edge
7 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 55 (3.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.35%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.28%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.070%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.070%) SunGard Martini
4 1 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (1.19%) SaaS
3 15 (1.05%) Office 365
4 3 (0.21%) GitHub
4 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.070%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.070%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.48%) HTTP
2 18 (1.26%) Internet
3 11 (0.77%) SAN
4 10 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.56%) LDAP
6 7 (0.49%) DNS
7 5 (0.35%) Intranet
8 3 (0.21%) Firewall
8 3 (0.21%) Network Security
8 3 (0.21%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.21%) CTI
9 2 (0.14%) SSL
9 2 (0.14%) GPRS
9 2 (0.14%) LAN
9 2 (0.14%) PSTN
9 2 (0.14%) WAN
9 2 (0.14%) 3G
10 1 (0.070%) Wireless
10 1 (0.070%) 4G
10 1 (0.070%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 899 (63.18%) SQL Server
2 235 (16.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 177 (12.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 125 (8.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 82 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 81 (5.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 58 (4.08%) Relational Database
8 40 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 30 (2.11%) SQLite
10 27 (1.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 24 (1.69%) MySQL
12 9 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (0.63%) Big Data
13 7 (0.49%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.49%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.49%) Redis
13 7 (0.49%) RavenDB
13 7 (0.49%) QlikView
13 7 (0.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 329 (23.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 81 (5.69%) NUnit
2 81 (5.69%) Subversion
3 63 (4.43%) Selenium
4 51 (3.58%) Rhino Mocks
5 39 (2.74%) Git (software)
6 24 (1.69%) WinRunner
6 24 (1.69%) JMeter
7 23 (1.62%) TeamCity
8 21 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
8 21 (1.48%) MSTest
9 18 (1.26%) Eclipse
9 18 (1.26%) Jenkins
9 18 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 17 (1.19%) ReSharper
11 16 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 16 (1.12%) JIRA
11 16 (1.12%) SpecFlow
12 15 (1.05%) Selenium IDE
12 15 (1.05%) Hudson
General
1 250 (17.57%) Finance
2 31 (2.18%) Games
3 27 (1.90%) Marketing
4 22 (1.55%) Automotive
5 19 (1.34%) Retail
6 18 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.05%) Publishing
8 14 (0.98%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.84%) Banking
10 11 (0.77%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.49%) Legal
13 4 (0.28%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.28%) Back Office
13 4 (0.28%) French Language
14 3 (0.21%) Billing
15 2 (0.14%) Advertising
15 2 (0.14%) Electronics
15 2 (0.14%) German Language
15 2 (0.14%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1097 (77.09%) Developer
2 484 (34.01%) .NET Developer
3 449 (31.55%) C# Developer
4 293 (20.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 238 (16.73%) Software Developer
6 169 (11.88%) Software Engineer
7 156 (10.96%) ASP.NET Developer
8 149 (10.47%) Senior Developer
9 148 (10.40%) Web Developer
10 135 (9.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 123 (8.64%) Analyst
12 84 (5.90%) Senior .NET Developer
13 79 (5.55%) C# Software Developer
14 76 (5.34%) Test Analyst
15 73 (5.13%) .NET Web Developer
16 72 (5.06%) Senior C# Developer
17 61 (4.29%) C# Software Engineer
18 59 (4.15%) SharePoint Developer
19 54 (3.79%) C++ Developer
20 53 (3.72%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1169 (82.15%) .NET
2 752 (52.85%) ASP.NET
3 656 (46.10%) HTML
4 536 (37.67%) CSS
5 440 (30.92%) jQuery
6 388 (27.27%) XML
7 291 (20.45%) WCF
8 285 (20.03%) .NET Framework
9 261 (18.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 254 (17.85%) Web Services
11 224 (15.74%) HTML5
12 150 (10.54%) Ajax
13 141 (9.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 136 (9.56%) CSS3
15 131 (9.21%) LINQ
16 91 (6.39%) XSLT
17 85 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 82 (5.76%) WPF
19 78 (5.48%) MFC
20 73 (5.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 198 (13.91%) Computer Science
2 72 (5.06%) Mathematics
3 41 (2.88%) N-Tier
4 39 (2.74%) Inversion of Control
5 31 (2.18%) Mobile App
6 28 (1.97%) Client/Server
7 27 (1.90%) Physics
8 24 (1.69%) Kindle
9 19 (1.34%) W3C
10 18 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.19%) Social Media
11 17 (1.19%) Clustering
12 15 (1.05%) Social Network
13 13 (0.91%) Replication
14 12 (0.84%) Management Information System
15 11 (0.77%) Data Extraction
16 10 (0.70%) Blog
17 9 (0.63%) 3D Graphics
18 8 (0.56%) FMCG
18 8 (0.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 317 (22.28%) Windows
2 105 (7.38%) Linux
3 81 (5.69%) Android
4 64 (4.50%) Apple iOS
5 20 (1.41%) Windows 8
6 17 (1.19%) UNIX
7 12 (0.84%) Solaris
8 11 (0.77%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.35%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.21%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.070%) zOS
15 1 (0.070%) VxWorks
15 1 (0.070%) CentOS
15 1 (0.070%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.070%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 477 (33.52%) MVC
2 267 (18.76%) Software Engineering
3 263 (18.48%) Scrum
4 250 (17.57%) OO
5 238 (16.73%) Agile Software Development
6 202 (14.20%) TDD
7 157 (11.03%) Unit Testing
8 120 (8.43%) Web Development
9 115 (8.08%) OOP
10 88 (6.18%) Workflow
11 85 (5.97%) OOD
12 73 (5.13%) CRM
13 63 (4.43%) Validation
14 62 (4.36%) Multithreading
15 60 (4.22%) BDD
16 59 (4.15%) Continuous Integration
17 58 (4.08%) Performance Testing
18 57 (4.01%) UML
19 56 (3.94%) User Stories
20 49 (3.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1127 (79.20%) C#
2 695 (48.84%) SQL
3 654 (45.96%) JavaScript
4 271 (19.04%) VB.NET
5 257 (18.06%) T-SQL
6 244 (17.15%) C++
7 145 (10.19%) Java
8 118 (8.29%) C
9 95 (6.68%) VB
10 72 (5.06%) VB6
11 43 (3.02%) VBScript
12 35 (2.46%) PowerShell
13 34 (2.39%) PHP
14 23 (1.62%) Lua
15 21 (1.48%) VC++
16 20 (1.41%) Delphi
17 12 (0.84%) VBA
18 10 (0.70%) Python
19 8 (0.56%) Perl
20 7 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 319 (22.42%) Degree
2 73 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (3.65%) ISEB
4 42 (2.95%) Security Cleared
5 29 (2.04%) ISTQB
6 19 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (1.05%) MCP
7 15 (1.05%) MCSD
8 12 (0.84%) SC Cleared
9 11 (0.77%) HND
10 10 (0.70%) MCSE
10 10 (0.70%) MCTS
11 7 (0.49%) PhD
12 6 (0.42%) MCDBA
12 6 (0.42%) MCAD
12 6 (0.42%) MCITP
12 6 (0.42%) MCPD
13 5 (0.35%) HNC
14 1 (0.070%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.070%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (4.99%) QA
2 57 (4.01%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.28%) HL7
4 2 (0.14%) DICOM
4 2 (0.14%) SLA
5 1 (0.070%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 18 (1.26%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.49%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.14%) UAG
6 1 (0.070%) zsh
Systems Management
1 28 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.28%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.14%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.14%) SCCM
3 2 (0.14%) SCOM
4 1 (0.070%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 553 (38.86%) Microsoft
2 74 (5.20%) Oracle
3 24 (1.69%) Sybase
4 20 (1.41%) Adobe
4 20 (1.41%) Sitecore
5 17 (1.19%) EPiServer
6 15 (1.05%) VMware
7 14 (0.98%) TOWER Software
8 11 (0.77%) Telerik
9 10 (0.70%) Google
9 10 (0.70%) Sencha
9 10 (0.70%) Remedy
10 7 (0.49%) IBM
11 6 (0.42%) Sage
11 6 (0.42%) Twitter
11 6 (0.42%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.28%) Wind River
12 4 (0.28%) Rogue Wave
12 4 (0.28%) Nintex
12 4 (0.28%) Atlassian
Reigate, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Private Health Care, Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% annual Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Rural Payments Agency
Salary: From £26,745 to £30,923 per annum Pay Award Pending
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Towers Watson
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus and excellent bonus and benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum £30,000 - £40,000 DOE.
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago