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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 84 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 706 690 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.22% 3.26% 3.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.62% 23.99% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 635 633 793
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £61,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
3424 2876 3292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.61% 13.58% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2783 2504 2886
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 £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +35 223 £50,000 +42.85% 23
Berkshire -56 100 £40,500 -4.70% 18
Hampshire -13 94 £50,000 +27.38% 10
East Sussex +7 81 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Buckinghamshire +5 68 £40,000 -8.57% 5
West Sussex +18 66 £35,000 -9.09% 2
Oxfordshire -12 50 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Kent -18 27 £36,500 -14.11% 7
Sussex - 2 £53,000 -
Middlesex -5 1 £52,500 +34.61%
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1153 (80.57%) C#
2 1116 (77.99%) .NET
3 880 (61.50%) SQL Server
4 710 (49.62%) SQL
5 708 (49.48%) HTML
6 707 (49.41%) ASP.NET
7 682 (47.66%) JavaScript
8 620 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
9 605 (42.28%) Microsoft
10 572 (39.97%) CSS
11 467 (32.63%) MVC
12 441 (30.82%) jQuery
13 372 (26.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 343 (23.97%) XML
15 316 (22.08%) Degree
16 313 (21.87%) Windows
17 306 (21.38%) MS Excel
18 284 (19.85%) Software Engineering
19 274 (19.15%) WCF
20 268 (18.73%) Finance
21 266 (18.59%) .NET Framework
22 258 (18.03%) Scrum
23 257 (17.96%) HTML5
24 246 (17.19%) VB.NET
25 245 (17.12%) Web Services
26 244 (17.05%) T-SQL
27 243 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
28 240 (16.77%) C++
29 223 (15.58%) OO
30 205 (14.33%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 145 (10.13%) SharePoint
2 124 (8.67%) IIS
3 71 (4.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 45 (3.14%) CMS
5 41 (2.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 24 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
7 17 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
7 17 (1.19%) Umbraco
8 14 (0.98%) WebSphere
8 14 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
9 12 (0.84%) Kentico
10 11 (0.77%) MS Project Server
11 7 (0.49%) WordPress
11 7 (0.49%) Confluence
12 5 (0.35%) Node.js
12 5 (0.35%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.28%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.21%) Drupal
15 2 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 306 (21.38%) MS Excel
2 61 (4.26%) MS Office
3 23 (1.61%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.98%) InfoPath
5 13 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.56%) PowerPivot
7 4 (0.28%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.28%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.28%) Solid Edge
7 4 (0.28%) MicroStation
8 2 (0.14%) MS Project
9 1 (0.070%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 46 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.35%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.28%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.070%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.070%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 55 (3.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (1.54%) SaaS
3 14 (0.98%) Office 365
4 11 (0.77%) PaaS
5 10 (0.70%) GitHub
6 5 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.28%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.070%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.31%) HTTP
2 30 (2.10%) Internet
3 18 (1.26%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.63%) LDAP
4 9 (0.63%) DNS
5 8 (0.56%) Firewall
6 6 (0.42%) Intranet
7 4 (0.28%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.28%) SAN
8 3 (0.21%) CTI
8 3 (0.21%) 3G
8 3 (0.21%) PSTN
8 3 (0.21%) WAN
8 3 (0.21%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.21%) GPRS
8 3 (0.21%) LAN
8 3 (0.21%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.21%) Network Security
9 2 (0.14%) SSL
9 2 (0.14%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 880 (61.50%) SQL Server
2 201 (14.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 183 (12.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 132 (9.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 81 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 80 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 68 (4.75%) Relational Database
8 47 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 31 (2.17%) MySQL
9 31 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 26 (1.82%) SQLite
11 11 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
11 11 (0.77%) RDBMS
11 11 (0.77%) Data Mining
12 10 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (0.63%) NoSQL
13 9 (0.63%) RavenDB
13 9 (0.63%) PerformancePoint
14 8 (0.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 372 (26.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 126 (8.81%) NUnit
3 87 (6.08%) Rhino Mocks
4 64 (4.47%) Subversion
5 49 (3.42%) Selenium
6 36 (2.52%) Git (software)
7 34 (2.38%) TeamCity
8 28 (1.96%) MSTest
9 24 (1.68%) SoapUI
10 22 (1.54%) WinRunner
10 22 (1.54%) JIRA
11 21 (1.47%) Eclipse
12 20 (1.40%) JMeter
13 19 (1.33%) MSBuild
14 18 (1.26%) WiX
15 16 (1.12%) ReSharper
16 15 (1.05%) Ranorex
16 15 (1.05%) NuGet
17 14 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
17 14 (0.98%) Jenkins
General
1 268 (18.73%) Finance
2 29 (2.03%) Marketing
3 27 (1.89%) Games
4 25 (1.75%) Automotive
5 20 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.12%) Publishing
7 14 (0.98%) Retail
8 13 (0.91%) Legal
9 12 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.77%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.63%) Banking
12 5 (0.35%) Electronics
12 5 (0.35%) French Language
13 4 (0.28%) Billing
14 3 (0.21%) Advertising
14 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.14%) German Language
15 2 (0.14%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1105 (77.22%) Developer
2 508 (35.50%) .NET Developer
3 440 (30.75%) C# Developer
4 301 (21.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 261 (18.24%) Software Developer
6 182 (12.72%) Software Engineer
7 151 (10.55%) Web Developer
8 134 (9.36%) Senior Developer
9 132 (9.22%) ASP.NET Developer
10 123 (8.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 112 (7.83%) Analyst
12 81 (5.66%) .NET Web Developer
13 78 (5.45%) Senior .NET Developer
14 72 (5.03%) C# Software Developer
15 69 (4.82%) Test Analyst
16 67 (4.68%) C# Software Engineer
17 65 (4.54%) SharePoint Developer
18 59 (4.12%) Senior C# Developer
19 46 (3.21%) Junior
19 46 (3.21%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1116 (77.99%) .NET
2 708 (49.48%) HTML
3 707 (49.41%) ASP.NET
4 572 (39.97%) CSS
5 441 (30.82%) jQuery
6 343 (23.97%) XML
7 274 (19.15%) WCF
8 266 (18.59%) .NET Framework
9 257 (17.96%) HTML5
10 245 (17.12%) Web Services
11 243 (16.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 167 (11.67%) CSS3
13 156 (10.90%) Ajax
14 137 (9.57%) LINQ
15 130 (9.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 81 (5.66%) MFC
16 81 (5.66%) XSLT
17 77 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 69 (4.82%) SOAP
19 66 (4.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 205 (14.33%) Computer Science
2 87 (6.08%) Mathematics
3 80 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (2.87%) N-Tier
5 38 (2.66%) Client/Server
6 34 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
7 30 (2.10%) User Experience
8 27 (1.89%) Mobile App
9 25 (1.75%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.40%) Open Source
10 20 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (1.33%) Physics
12 17 (1.19%) Social Network
13 15 (1.05%) Kindle
14 12 (0.84%) Social Media
15 11 (0.77%) W3C
16 9 (0.63%) Data Extraction
17 8 (0.56%) Clustering
17 8 (0.56%) 3D Graphics
18 7 (0.49%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 313 (21.87%) Windows
2 103 (7.20%) Linux
3 72 (5.03%) Android
4 42 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 35 (2.45%) Windows 8
6 27 (1.89%) Windows 7
7 18 (1.26%) UNIX
8 14 (0.98%) Solaris
9 12 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.28%) CentOS
12 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.28%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.070%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.070%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.070%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 620 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 467 (32.63%) MVC
3 284 (19.85%) Software Engineering
4 258 (18.03%) Scrum
5 223 (15.58%) OO
6 180 (12.58%) TDD
7 157 (10.97%) Unit Testing
8 134 (9.36%) Web Development
9 118 (8.25%) Workflow
10 98 (6.85%) OOP
11 86 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
12 84 (5.87%) User Stories
13 78 (5.45%) OOD
14 72 (5.03%) Performance Testing
15 67 (4.68%) Validation
16 66 (4.61%) CRM
17 60 (4.19%) Project Management
17 60 (4.19%) Test Automation
18 58 (4.05%) Multithreading
19 53 (3.70%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 1153 (80.57%) C#
2 710 (49.62%) SQL
3 682 (47.66%) JavaScript
4 246 (17.19%) VB.NET
5 244 (17.05%) T-SQL
6 240 (16.77%) C++
7 133 (9.29%) Java
8 117 (8.18%) C
9 87 (6.08%) VB
10 68 (4.75%) VB6
11 67 (4.68%) PowerShell
12 39 (2.73%) PHP
13 37 (2.59%) VBScript
14 21 (1.47%) VC++
15 19 (1.33%) Lua
16 13 (0.91%) Perl
17 10 (0.70%) TypeScript
18 9 (0.63%) Python
19 8 (0.56%) PL/SQL
20 6 (0.42%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 316 (22.08%) Degree
2 62 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (3.84%) Security Cleared
4 40 (2.80%) ISEB
5 34 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 23 (1.61%) ISTQB
7 18 (1.26%) MCSE
8 16 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 14 (0.98%) MCP
9 14 (0.98%) MCSD
10 11 (0.77%) DV Cleared
11 10 (0.70%) MCTS
12 7 (0.49%) PhD
12 7 (0.49%) MCPD
13 6 (0.42%) MCITP
13 6 (0.42%) MCDBA
14 4 (0.28%) MCAD
15 1 (0.070%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.070%) HNC
15 1 (0.070%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (5.52%) QA
2 42 (2.94%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.28%) HL7
4 2 (0.14%) DICOM
5 1 (0.070%) Dublin Core
5 1 (0.070%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (1.33%) Hyper-V
2 15 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.14%) zsh
Systems Management
1 36 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (1.12%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 605 (42.28%) Microsoft
2 93 (6.50%) Oracle
3 25 (1.75%) TOWER Software
4 24 (1.68%) Sybase
5 17 (1.19%) Sitecore
6 16 (1.12%) Adobe
7 14 (0.98%) Twitter
8 13 (0.91%) Telerik
9 12 (0.84%) EPiServer
10 11 (0.77%) Sencha
10 11 (0.77%) VMware
10 11 (0.77%) SAP
11 9 (0.63%) Remedy
12 7 (0.49%) Tableau
12 7 (0.49%) Wind River
12 7 (0.49%) Cognos
12 7 (0.49%) Serena
13 6 (0.42%) Google
13 6 (0.42%) Sage
13 6 (0.42%) Infragistics
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Step Ahead Recruitment
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: 15% BONUS + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum £30,000 - £40,000 DOE.
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Best Practice IFA Group Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Healthcare,Pension,Lifecover,bonus,on site par
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
eCom Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago