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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 105 90 86
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 582 718 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.79% 3.22% 3.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.06% 21.00% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 525 643 640
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
3623 3419 2812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.39% 15.36% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3137 2805 2432
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 £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 28 August 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 August 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 +37 129 £42,500 - 14
Surrey -55 99 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +5 85 £39,000 -2.50% 7
West Sussex -3 74 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Berkshire -21 71 £50,000 +25.00% 22
East Sussex -11 60 £39,250 -1.87% 7
Oxfordshire -10 38 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Kent -2 20 £35,000 - 4
Middlesex +6 5 £47,500 +26.66%
Sussex -2 1 - -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 955 (79.58%) C#
2 877 (73.08%) .NET
3 685 (57.08%) SQL Server
4 602 (50.17%) ASP.NET
5 598 (49.83%) SQL
6 545 (45.42%) JavaScript
7 522 (43.50%) CSS
8 518 (43.17%) HTML
9 498 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
10 475 (39.58%) Microsoft
11 416 (34.67%) MVC
12 374 (31.17%) jQuery
13 340 (28.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 333 (27.75%) Windows
15 319 (26.58%) Software Engineering
16 308 (25.67%) .NET Framework
17 303 (25.25%) ASP.NET MVC
18 294 (24.50%) WCF
19 285 (23.75%) MS Excel
20 268 (22.33%) XML
21 260 (21.67%) HTML5
22 256 (21.33%) Web Services
23 248 (20.67%) C++
24 247 (20.58%) Degree
25 233 (19.42%) TDD
26 228 (19.00%) Scrum
27 171 (14.25%) Computer Science
28 165 (13.75%) T-SQL
28 165 (13.75%) OO
29 161 (13.42%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 83 (6.92%) SharePoint
2 69 (5.75%) IIS
3 46 (3.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 34 (2.83%) CMS
5 27 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 19 (1.58%) Umbraco
7 16 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
8 12 (1.00%) WordPress
9 10 (0.83%) Confluence
10 7 (0.58%) NServiceBus
10 7 (0.58%) ExpressionEngine
11 6 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.42%) Moodle
12 5 (0.42%) Node.js
13 4 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.25%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.25%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.25%) Kentico
15 2 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.17%) Liferay
Applications
1 285 (23.75%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.50%) MS Visio
3 17 (1.42%) MS Office
4 13 (1.08%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.50%) PowerPivot
8 5 (0.42%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
9 4 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.17%) MS Project
11 1 (0.083%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.083%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 13 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.58%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.33%) assyst
5 3 (0.25%) Tridion
6 2 (0.17%) Exstream
7 1 (0.083%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.083%) Staffware
7 1 (0.083%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 75 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.92%) SaaS
4 6 (0.50%) IaaS
5 4 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.083%) PaaS
7 1 (0.083%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.58%) Network Security
2 31 (2.58%) TCP/IP
3 26 (2.17%) Internet
4 21 (1.75%) CTI
4 21 (1.75%) Intranet
5 11 (0.92%) Ethernet
6 9 (0.75%) DNS
7 8 (0.67%) HTTPS
7 8 (0.67%) HTTP
7 8 (0.67%) Modbus
7 8 (0.67%) Profibus
8 5 (0.42%) Wireless
9 4 (0.33%) VoIP
10 3 (0.25%) SSL
10 3 (0.25%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (0.17%) SMTP
11 2 (0.17%) FTP
11 2 (0.17%) Extranet
11 2 (0.17%) LDAP
12 1 (0.083%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 685 (57.08%) SQL Server
2 121 (10.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 100 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 75 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 67 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 55 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 50 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 44 (3.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 26 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (2.00%) SQLite
10 24 (2.00%) Oracle Database
11 23 (1.92%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.42%) MS Access
12 17 (1.42%) NoSQL
13 15 (1.25%) RavenDB
13 15 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 14 (1.17%) Big Data
15 13 (1.08%) MongoDB
16 12 (1.00%) Firebird
16 12 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 340 (28.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 117 (9.75%) NUnit
3 81 (6.75%) ReSharper
4 50 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 48 (4.00%) Selenium
6 44 (3.67%) Git (software)
7 41 (3.42%) Moq
8 36 (3.00%) TeamCity
9 32 (2.67%) Rhino Mocks
10 30 (2.50%) LINQPad
11 27 (2.25%) StyleCop
12 26 (2.17%) Subversion
13 24 (2.00%) Eclipse
14 22 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 19 (1.58%) JIRA
16 15 (1.25%) GCC
17 13 (1.08%) Clang
18 12 (1.00%) MSTest
19 11 (0.92%) LoadRunner
20 10 (0.83%) MSBuild
General
1 140 (11.67%) Finance
2 42 (3.50%) Marketing
3 39 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 31 (2.58%) Retail
5 25 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 24 (2.00%) Automotive
7 21 (1.75%) Games
8 19 (1.58%) Electronics
9 14 (1.17%) Banking
10 13 (1.08%) Back Office
11 11 (0.92%) Publishing
12 9 (0.75%) German Language
12 9 (0.75%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.58%) Legal
14 6 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.50%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.42%) Law
15 5 (0.42%) Advertising
16 1 (0.083%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 861 (71.75%) Developer
2 326 (27.17%) C# Developer
3 319 (26.58%) .NET Developer
4 204 (17.00%) Software Developer
5 202 (16.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 181 (15.08%) Web Developer
7 172 (14.33%) Software Engineer
8 134 (11.17%) Senior Developer
9 105 (8.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 102 (8.50%) ASP.NET Developer
11 85 (7.08%) C++ Software Engineer
12 77 (6.42%) .NET Web Developer
13 75 (6.25%) Analyst
14 65 (5.42%) C# Software Developer
15 51 (4.25%) Senior .NET Developer
16 49 (4.08%) C++ Developer
17 43 (3.58%) Senior Software Developer
18 38 (3.17%) C++ Software Developer
18 38 (3.17%) Junior
19 37 (3.08%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 877 (73.08%) .NET
2 602 (50.17%) ASP.NET
3 522 (43.50%) CSS
4 518 (43.17%) HTML
5 374 (31.17%) jQuery
6 308 (25.67%) .NET Framework
7 303 (25.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 294 (24.50%) WCF
9 268 (22.33%) XML
10 260 (21.67%) HTML5
11 256 (21.33%) Web Services
12 126 (10.50%) Entity Framework
13 123 (10.25%) LINQ
14 110 (9.17%) Ajax
15 106 (8.83%) WPF
16 99 (8.25%) CSS3
17 91 (7.58%) STL
17 91 (7.58%) AngularJS
18 70 (5.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 68 (5.67%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 171 (14.25%) Computer Science
2 86 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (5.58%) Mobile App
4 65 (5.42%) Client/Server
5 58 (4.83%) Mathematics
6 45 (3.75%) Social Media
7 42 (3.50%) Inversion of Control
8 36 (3.00%) User Experience
9 30 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.67%) Physics
11 17 (1.42%) Visualisation
12 15 (1.25%) Management Information System
13 14 (1.17%) Device Driver
14 11 (0.92%) Artificial Intelligence
14 11 (0.92%) Social Network
15 10 (0.83%) RIA
15 10 (0.83%) Robotics
15 10 (0.83%) E-Learning
15 10 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 9 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 333 (27.75%) Windows
2 64 (5.33%) Linux
3 41 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (2.83%) Windows 8
5 29 (2.42%) UNIX
6 24 (2.00%) Android
7 23 (1.92%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.67%) VxWorks
10 6 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (0.50%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.33%) CentOS
11 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.083%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (41.50%) Agile Software Development
2 416 (34.67%) MVC
3 319 (26.58%) Software Engineering
4 233 (19.42%) TDD
5 228 (19.00%) Scrum
6 165 (13.75%) OO
7 147 (12.25%) Unit Testing
8 99 (8.25%) OOD
8 99 (8.25%) SDLC
9 95 (7.92%) Web Development
10 91 (7.58%) Multithreading
11 67 (5.58%) Workflow
12 57 (4.75%) MVVM
13 55 (4.58%) OOP
14 49 (4.08%) E-Commerce
15 46 (3.83%) UML
16 45 (3.75%) ITIL
16 45 (3.75%) Mentoring
17 44 (3.67%) BDD
18 43 (3.58%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 955 (79.58%) C#
2 598 (49.83%) SQL
3 545 (45.42%) JavaScript
4 248 (20.67%) C++
5 165 (13.75%) T-SQL
6 161 (13.42%) VB.NET
7 115 (9.58%) Java
8 83 (6.92%) VB
9 55 (4.58%) C
10 52 (4.33%) Python
11 48 (4.00%) PHP
12 36 (3.00%) VB6
13 22 (1.83%) Lua
13 22 (1.83%) PowerShell
14 21 (1.75%) PL/SQL
15 20 (1.67%) VBScript
15 20 (1.67%) Ruby
16 17 (1.42%) VBA
16 17 (1.42%) Perl
17 11 (0.92%) X++
Qualifications
1 247 (20.58%) Degree
2 43 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (2.83%) PhD
4 22 (1.83%) ISEB
5 20 (1.67%) ISTQB
6 16 (1.33%) Security Cleared
7 9 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (0.58%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.42%) MCP
10 4 (0.33%) HND
10 4 (0.33%) MCSE
10 4 (0.33%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (0.25%) MCPD
12 2 (0.17%) MCSA
12 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.083%) MCSD
13 1 (0.083%) IBM Certification
13 1 (0.083%) MCTS
13 1 (0.083%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.92%) QA
2 27 (2.25%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.67%) Section 508
4 6 (0.50%) WCAG
5 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.25%) HL7
7 2 (0.17%) SLA
8 1 (0.083%) JTAG
System Software
1 20 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.25%) Firmware
3 7 (0.58%) Docker
4 4 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.25%) Snort
5 3 (0.25%) Xen
6 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.083%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.58%) Puppet
2 7 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.17%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.083%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.083%) SCOM
Vendors
1 475 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 81 (6.75%) Oracle
3 37 (3.08%) Red Gate
4 18 (1.50%) HP
5 17 (1.42%) Nintex
6 15 (1.25%) TOWER Software
7 14 (1.17%) Twitter
8 13 (1.08%) SAP
9 11 (0.92%) Adobe
9 11 (0.92%) Telerik
10 10 (0.83%) Endeca
11 9 (0.75%) Progress
12 8 (0.67%) Google
13 7 (0.58%) Sitecore
14 6 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.50%) Tableau
15 5 (0.42%) Xamarin
15 5 (0.42%) Remedy
15 5 (0.42%) SumTotal
15 5 (0.42%) Saba
Reading, Berkshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 days, Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-55k
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hastings, Sussex
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hastings, Sussex
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + plus superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago