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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 91 82 87
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 645 677 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.16% 3.35% 3.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.93% 23.22% 23.03%
Number of salaries quoted 586 578 684
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,700 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,625 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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
3408 2915 3179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.68% 14.40% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2929 2435 2861
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +26 199 £50,000 +25.00% 23
Hampshire 0 123 £42,500 +10.38% 11
Berkshire -48 89 £42,500 -5.55% 17
Buckinghamshire -9 68 £42,500 -5.55% 13
East Sussex -10 68 £40,000 +1.84% 6
West Sussex -12 45 £40,000 +19.40% 3
Kent +12 34 £40,000 - 7
Oxfordshire -51 16 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Middlesex +16 3 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1035 (78.53%) C#
2 946 (71.78%) .NET
3 812 (61.61%) SQL Server
4 731 (55.46%) SQL
5 658 (49.92%) ASP.NET
6 647 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
7 617 (46.81%) Microsoft
8 589 (44.69%) HTML
9 554 (42.03%) JavaScript
10 538 (40.82%) CSS
11 411 (31.18%) MVC
12 380 (28.83%) jQuery
13 363 (27.54%) Team Foundation Server
14 312 (23.67%) MS Excel
15 299 (22.69%) XML
16 287 (21.78%) Degree
17 283 (21.47%) Software Engineering
18 281 (21.32%) .NET Framework
19 280 (21.24%) Windows
20 252 (19.12%) Finance
21 239 (18.13%) Scrum
22 238 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC
23 234 (17.75%) Web Services
24 232 (17.60%) WCF
25 217 (16.46%) HTML5
26 194 (14.72%) T-SQL
27 193 (14.64%) VB.NET
28 187 (14.19%) C++
29 179 (13.58%) SharePoint
29 179 (13.58%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 179 (13.58%) SharePoint
2 140 (10.62%) IIS
3 70 (5.31%) SharePoint 2010
4 38 (2.88%) CMS
5 29 (2.20%) Oracle Workflow
6 22 (1.67%) Confluence
7 19 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
8 18 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
9 15 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (1.06%) Umbraco
11 13 (0.99%) MS Project Server
12 12 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.38%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.38%) DNN
13 5 (0.38%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.30%) SAS
14 4 (0.30%) WordPress
14 4 (0.30%) LiveCycle
15 3 (0.23%) Moodle
Applications
1 312 (23.67%) MS Excel
2 36 (2.73%) PowerPivot
3 22 (1.67%) InfoPath
4 21 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 21 (1.59%) MS Office
5 14 (1.06%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.30%) MS Project
7 4 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.076%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.46%) assyst
3 5 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.15%) Line 100
5 2 (0.15%) Tridion
6 1 (0.076%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 90 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (1.52%) PaaS
3 12 (0.91%) SaaS
4 10 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.53%) GitHub
6 6 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.30%) Office 365
8 3 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.076%) IaaS
9 1 (0.076%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 70 (5.31%) Internet
2 21 (1.59%) HTTP
3 17 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.21%) AMQP
5 13 (0.99%) Intranet
6 12 (0.91%) DNS
7 7 (0.53%) Firewall
7 7 (0.53%) Network Security
8 6 (0.46%) CTI
9 5 (0.38%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.30%) WAN
10 4 (0.30%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.30%) LAN
10 4 (0.30%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.23%) Modbus
11 3 (0.23%) Profibus
12 2 (0.15%) Wireless
13 1 (0.076%) SSH
13 1 (0.076%) Extranet
13 1 (0.076%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 812 (61.61%) SQL Server
2 178 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 158 (11.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 119 (9.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 85 (6.45%) Relational Database
6 72 (5.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 64 (4.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 52 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
9 46 (3.49%) MySQL
10 41 (3.11%) PerformancePoint
11 39 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 36 (2.73%) Microsoft Power View
13 24 (1.82%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 21 (1.59%) Oracle Database
15 20 (1.52%) RDBMS
16 18 (1.37%) MS Access
17 16 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
18 14 (1.06%) NoSQL
18 14 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
19 12 (0.91%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 363 (27.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 163 (12.37%) NUnit
3 103 (7.81%) Rhino Mocks
4 49 (3.72%) Git (software)
5 42 (3.19%) MSTest
6 41 (3.11%) Subversion
7 40 (3.03%) MSBuild
8 38 (2.88%) JIRA
9 35 (2.66%) Eclipse
9 35 (2.66%) WiX
9 35 (2.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 32 (2.43%) NuGet
10 32 (2.43%) Ranorex
10 32 (2.43%) TeamCity
11 29 (2.20%) Selenium
12 19 (1.44%) ReSharper
12 19 (1.44%) SoapUI
13 18 (1.37%) Moq
14 15 (1.14%) WebDriver
14 15 (1.14%) Jenkins
General
1 252 (19.12%) Finance
2 31 (2.35%) Marketing
3 20 (1.52%) Publishing
4 18 (1.37%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.21%) Banking
6 13 (0.99%) Retail
7 12 (0.91%) Automotive
8 11 (0.83%) Legal
9 8 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.61%) Electronics
9 8 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.53%) Games
11 3 (0.23%) Military
11 3 (0.23%) Back Office
11 3 (0.23%) Advertising
12 2 (0.15%) Law
12 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.15%) Billing
13 1 (0.076%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.076%) French Language
Job Titles
1 966 (73.29%) Developer
2 439 (33.31%) .NET Developer
3 317 (24.05%) C# Developer
4 228 (17.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 222 (16.84%) Software Developer
6 147 (11.15%) Software Engineer
7 133 (10.09%) Web Developer
8 104 (7.89%) Senior Developer
9 102 (7.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 99 (7.51%) ASP.NET Developer
11 84 (6.37%) Analyst
12 69 (5.24%) .NET Web Developer
13 60 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
13 60 (4.55%) Junior
14 57 (4.32%) Junior Developer
15 54 (4.10%) SharePoint Developer
16 53 (4.02%) Graduate
17 48 (3.64%) Test Analyst
17 48 (3.64%) C# Software Engineer
18 41 (3.11%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 946 (71.78%) .NET
2 658 (49.92%) ASP.NET
3 589 (44.69%) HTML
4 538 (40.82%) CSS
5 380 (28.83%) jQuery
6 299 (22.69%) XML
7 281 (21.32%) .NET Framework
8 238 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 234 (17.75%) Web Services
10 232 (17.60%) WCF
11 217 (16.46%) HTML5
12 161 (12.22%) Ajax
13 150 (11.38%) CSS3
14 149 (11.31%) LINQ
15 139 (10.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 81 (6.15%) AngularJS
17 79 (5.99%) WinForms
18 68 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 62 (4.70%) XSLT
20 56 (4.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 179 (13.58%) Computer Science
2 110 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (6.98%) Mathematics
4 62 (4.70%) Management Information System
5 34 (2.58%) Open Source
6 32 (2.43%) Client/Server
7 21 (1.59%) User Experience
8 20 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
8 20 (1.52%) Mobile App
9 19 (1.44%) Social Network
9 19 (1.44%) Data Integration
10 16 (1.21%) N-Tier
11 14 (1.06%) Physics
12 12 (0.91%) Data Extraction
12 12 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.68%) Social Media
13 9 (0.68%) Device Driver
14 8 (0.61%) W3C
14 8 (0.61%) CUDA
14 8 (0.61%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 280 (21.24%) Windows
2 53 (4.02%) Linux
3 45 (3.41%) Windows 7
4 43 (3.26%) Android
5 40 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 23 (1.75%) UNIX
7 17 (1.29%) Apple iOS
8 12 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.76%) Solaris
11 7 (0.53%) CentOS
11 7 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.38%) VxWorks
13 3 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.076%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.076%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.076%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 411 (31.18%) MVC
3 283 (21.47%) Software Engineering
4 239 (18.13%) Scrum
5 171 (12.97%) OO
6 163 (12.37%) Workflow
7 160 (12.14%) TDD
8 148 (11.23%) Unit Testing
9 121 (9.18%) Web Development
10 111 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
11 90 (6.83%) User Stories
12 71 (5.39%) Project Management
13 70 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
14 66 (5.01%) Workflow Management
15 65 (4.93%) UML
16 61 (4.63%) Performance Testing
17 58 (4.40%) OOD
17 58 (4.40%) Validation
18 55 (4.17%) Regression Testing
19 53 (4.02%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 1035 (78.53%) C#
2 731 (55.46%) SQL
3 554 (42.03%) JavaScript
4 194 (14.72%) T-SQL
5 193 (14.64%) VB.NET
6 187 (14.19%) C++
7 128 (9.71%) Java
8 98 (7.44%) PowerShell
9 68 (5.16%) C
10 54 (4.10%) VB
11 46 (3.49%) PHP
12 34 (2.58%) VB6
13 26 (1.97%) PL/SQL
14 22 (1.67%) Python
15 20 (1.52%) Perl
16 16 (1.21%) VC++
17 15 (1.14%) VBA
18 12 (0.91%) Ruby
19 11 (0.83%) TypeScript
20 7 (0.53%) Lua
Qualifications
1 287 (21.78%) Degree
2 50 (3.79%) Security Cleared
3 41 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (2.96%) SC Cleared
5 29 (2.20%) ISEB
6 17 (1.29%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.99%) DV Cleared
8 12 (0.91%) MCP
9 8 (0.61%) MCSE
10 7 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.46%) PhD
11 6 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.38%) MCPD
12 5 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.38%) CSSLP
13 4 (0.30%) MCSD
14 3 (0.23%) Postgraduate
14 3 (0.23%) MCTS
15 2 (0.15%) MCITP
15 2 (0.15%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.08%) QA
2 10 (0.76%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.38%) COBIT
4 4 (0.30%) HL7
4 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.23%) Section 508
5 3 (0.23%) WCAG
6 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 10 (0.76%) Firmware
2 10 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (0.23%) vSphere
5 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.076%) zsh
6 1 (0.076%) Snort
Systems Management
1 47 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 33 (2.50%) SCVMM
3 4 (0.30%) Puppet
3 4 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.076%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.076%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 617 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 129 (9.79%) Oracle
3 43 (3.26%) SAP
4 37 (2.81%) Cognos
5 36 (2.73%) TOWER Software
6 35 (2.66%) Tableau
7 20 (1.52%) Sybase
8 19 (1.44%) Endeca
9 16 (1.21%) Sitecore
10 14 (1.06%) Adobe
10 14 (1.06%) Remedy
10 14 (1.06%) Sage
10 14 (1.06%) Twitter
11 11 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (0.76%) Kofax
12 10 (0.76%) Telerik
12 10 (0.76%) VMware
13 8 (0.61%) IBM
13 8 (0.61%) Infragistics
14 7 (0.53%) Borland
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-30k
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Medical + Share Ownership Scheme
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Esher, Surrey
@ITS
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Step Ahead Recruitment
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago