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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 111 90 85
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 570 726 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.71% 3.18% 3.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.47% 21.03% 25.38%
Number of salaries quoted 494 652 691
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 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
3461 3453 2951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.48% 15.12% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2931 2941 2551
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 7 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 7 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
Surrey -24 105 £50,000 +17.64% 6
Hampshire +25 99 £39,500 +5.33% 13
Buckinghamshire -1 95 £39,000 -13.33% 8
West Sussex +10 74 £45,000 +28.57% 6
East Sussex -6 74 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Berkshire -55 61 £50,000 +13.63% 8
Oxfordshire -15 45 £39,000 +4.00% 7
Kent +2 18 £35,000 +2.94% 4
Middlesex +8 2 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 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 1057 (79.18%) C#
2 1014 (75.96%) .NET
3 784 (58.73%) SQL Server
4 696 (52.13%) ASP.NET
5 674 (50.49%) SQL
6 591 (44.27%) HTML
7 582 (43.60%) CSS
8 569 (42.62%) JavaScript
9 547 (40.97%) Microsoft
10 530 (39.70%) Agile Software Development
11 480 (35.96%) MVC
12 414 (31.01%) jQuery
13 373 (27.94%) Team Foundation Server
14 353 (26.44%) XML
15 350 (26.22%) Windows
16 344 (25.77%) .NET Framework
17 341 (25.54%) Software Engineering
18 339 (25.39%) WCF
19 322 (24.12%) ASP.NET MVC
20 309 (23.15%) MS Excel
21 304 (22.77%) Web Services
22 297 (22.25%) HTML5
23 296 (22.17%) Degree
24 261 (19.55%) Scrum
25 236 (17.68%) C++
26 234 (17.53%) TDD
27 222 (16.63%) OO
28 198 (14.83%) T-SQL
29 194 (14.53%) VB.NET
30 193 (14.46%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 7 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 96 (7.19%) SharePoint
2 91 (6.82%) IIS
3 45 (3.37%) SharePoint 2013
4 38 (2.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 37 (2.77%) CMS
6 30 (2.25%) Umbraco
7 20 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
8 16 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
9 12 (0.90%) Confluence
10 8 (0.60%) NServiceBus
11 7 (0.52%) Moodle
12 5 (0.37%) WordPress
13 4 (0.30%) Node.js
14 3 (0.22%) Kentico
14 3 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.22%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.22%) ArcIMS
14 3 (0.22%) DNN
15 2 (0.15%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 309 (23.15%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.57%) Photoshop
3 19 (1.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 18 (1.35%) MS Office
5 17 (1.27%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.60%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.52%) Adobe Captivate
7 7 (0.52%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.30%) MS Project
9 3 (0.22%) Mingle
10 1 (0.075%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 16 (1.20%) assyst
1 16 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.67%) Tridion
4 7 (0.52%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.15%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.075%) Exstream
7 1 (0.075%) Staffware
7 1 (0.075%) AquaLogic BPM
7 1 (0.075%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 74 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.52%) SaaS
5 3 (0.22%) IaaS
6 1 (0.075%) PaaS
6 1 (0.075%) Office 365
6 1 (0.075%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.55%) Network Security
2 33 (2.47%) TCP/IP
2 33 (2.47%) Internet
3 29 (2.17%) Intranet
4 21 (1.57%) CTI
5 16 (1.20%) DNS
6 13 (0.97%) HTTP
7 11 (0.82%) Wireless
8 10 (0.75%) HTTPS
9 8 (0.60%) AMQP
10 6 (0.45%) Modbus
10 6 (0.45%) Profibus
10 6 (0.45%) SSL
10 6 (0.45%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.37%) SMTP
12 2 (0.15%) Extranet
12 2 (0.15%) LDAP
12 2 (0.15%) Wireshark
13 1 (0.075%) SSH
13 1 (0.075%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 784 (58.73%) SQL Server
2 193 (14.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 103 (7.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 78 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 64 (4.79%) Relational Database
6 63 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 62 (4.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 34 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 28 (2.10%) Oracle Database
10 24 (1.80%) SQLite
10 24 (1.80%) RavenDB
11 22 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (1.50%) RDBMS
13 16 (1.20%) MS Access
13 16 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
14 15 (1.12%) MySQL
15 12 (0.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 12 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (0.82%) MongoDB
16 11 (0.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 373 (27.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 109 (8.16%) NUnit
3 75 (5.62%) ReSharper
4 63 (4.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 50 (3.75%) Moq
6 48 (3.60%) Rhino Mocks
7 37 (2.77%) TeamCity
8 33 (2.47%) Git (software)
9 31 (2.32%) Selenium
10 28 (2.10%) Subversion
10 28 (2.10%) JIRA
11 27 (2.02%) Eclipse
12 21 (1.57%) StyleCop
13 20 (1.50%) MSTest
14 15 (1.12%) LINQPad
15 12 (0.90%) SpecFlow
15 12 (0.90%) NuGet
15 12 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 11 (0.82%) Fiddler
16 11 (0.82%) MSBuild
General
1 167 (12.51%) Finance
2 55 (4.12%) Marketing
3 31 (2.32%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.17%) Retail
5 26 (1.95%) Automotive
6 24 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.42%) Games
8 17 (1.27%) Banking
8 17 (1.27%) Electronics
9 14 (1.05%) Publishing
10 11 (0.82%) Multimedia
11 10 (0.75%) Back Office
11 10 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.67%) German Language
13 7 (0.52%) Legal
14 5 (0.37%) Law
14 5 (0.37%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.22%) Advertising
16 2 (0.15%) Military
16 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 957 (71.69%) Developer
2 360 (26.97%) .NET Developer
3 328 (24.57%) C# Developer
4 224 (16.78%) Software Developer
5 198 (14.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 185 (13.86%) Web Developer
7 150 (11.24%) Senior Developer
8 149 (11.16%) Software Engineer
9 95 (7.12%) ASP.NET Developer
9 95 (7.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 91 (6.82%) Analyst
11 84 (6.29%) .NET Web Developer
12 66 (4.94%) Senior .NET Developer
13 64 (4.79%) C++ Software Engineer
14 57 (4.27%) C# Software Developer
15 54 (4.04%) Junior
16 52 (3.90%) Junior Developer
17 47 (3.52%) C++ Developer
18 41 (3.07%) C# Web Developer
19 37 (2.77%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1014 (75.96%) .NET
2 696 (52.13%) ASP.NET
3 591 (44.27%) HTML
4 582 (43.60%) CSS
5 414 (31.01%) jQuery
6 353 (26.44%) XML
7 344 (25.77%) .NET Framework
8 339 (25.39%) WCF
9 322 (24.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 304 (22.77%) Web Services
11 297 (22.25%) HTML5
12 154 (11.54%) Entity Framework
13 142 (10.64%) LINQ
14 138 (10.34%) Ajax
15 118 (8.84%) CSS3
15 118 (8.84%) AngularJS
16 101 (7.57%) WPF
17 79 (5.92%) STL
18 74 (5.54%) WinForms
19 72 (5.39%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 193 (14.46%) Computer Science
2 120 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (5.92%) Client/Server
4 73 (5.47%) Mobile App
5 69 (5.17%) Mathematics
6 58 (4.34%) Social Media
7 46 (3.45%) User Experience
8 38 (2.85%) Inversion of Control
9 33 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
10 22 (1.65%) Visualisation
11 16 (1.20%) Physics
12 15 (1.12%) Management Information System
13 12 (0.90%) Social Network
14 10 (0.75%) Device Driver
15 9 (0.67%) N-Tier
16 8 (0.60%) W3C
16 8 (0.60%) E-Learning
16 8 (0.60%) Artificial Intelligence
16 8 (0.60%) Life Science
16 8 (0.60%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 350 (26.22%) Windows
2 59 (4.42%) Linux
3 38 (2.85%) Android
4 31 (2.32%) Apple iOS
5 30 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (2.02%) Windows 8
7 17 (1.27%) UNIX
8 12 (0.90%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.60%) VxWorks
9 8 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
10 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.22%) CentOS
11 3 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.15%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.075%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.075%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 530 (39.70%) Agile Software Development
2 480 (35.96%) MVC
3 341 (25.54%) Software Engineering
4 261 (19.55%) Scrum
5 234 (17.53%) TDD
6 222 (16.63%) OO
7 172 (12.88%) Unit Testing
8 134 (10.04%) SDLC
9 125 (9.36%) OOD
10 110 (8.24%) Web Development
11 92 (6.89%) Workflow
12 89 (6.67%) Multithreading
13 62 (4.64%) ITIL
14 59 (4.42%) OOP
14 59 (4.42%) Content Management
14 59 (4.42%) Mentoring
15 55 (4.12%) Software Architecture
16 54 (4.04%) E-Commerce
17 53 (3.97%) UML
18 47 (3.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1057 (79.18%) C#
2 674 (50.49%) SQL
3 569 (42.62%) JavaScript
4 236 (17.68%) C++
5 198 (14.83%) T-SQL
6 194 (14.53%) VB.NET
7 125 (9.36%) Java
8 84 (6.29%) VB
9 42 (3.15%) C
10 41 (3.07%) PHP
11 36 (2.70%) VB6
12 35 (2.62%) Python
13 32 (2.40%) Ruby
14 27 (2.02%) Lua
15 25 (1.87%) PowerShell
16 24 (1.80%) VBScript
17 23 (1.72%) PL/SQL
18 21 (1.57%) TypeScript
19 14 (1.05%) VC++
20 11 (0.82%) F#
Qualifications
1 296 (22.17%) Degree
2 53 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (2.47%) PhD
4 22 (1.65%) ISEB
5 21 (1.57%) ISTQB
6 19 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (1.42%) Security Cleared
7 15 (1.12%) MCP
8 12 (0.90%) MCPD
9 10 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (0.75%) SC Cleared
10 8 (0.60%) MCTS
10 8 (0.60%) HND
11 6 (0.45%) MCSE
12 4 (0.30%) Chartered Engineer
13 3 (0.22%) MCSD
14 2 (0.15%) MCSA
15 1 (0.075%) Postgraduate
15 1 (0.075%) MCITP
15 1 (0.075%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (7.57%) QA
2 23 (1.72%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.60%) WCAG
3 8 (0.60%) Section 508
4 7 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.45%) HL7
6 4 (0.30%) SLA
7 1 (0.075%) JTAG
System Software
1 20 (1.50%) Firmware
2 11 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.60%) Docker
4 3 (0.22%) Snort
5 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.075%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.075%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.67%) Puppet
2 9 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.15%) TeamSite
4 2 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 547 (40.97%) Microsoft
2 84 (6.29%) Oracle
3 27 (2.02%) TOWER Software
4 23 (1.72%) Red Gate
5 22 (1.65%) Twitter
5 22 (1.65%) Adobe
6 20 (1.50%) Sitecore
7 18 (1.35%) SAP
7 18 (1.35%) Remedy
8 16 (1.20%) HP
9 15 (1.12%) Nintex
10 12 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (0.90%) Telerik
10 12 (0.90%) Endeca
10 12 (0.90%) Google
11 11 (0.82%) Tableau
12 10 (0.75%) Cognos
13 9 (0.67%) Progress
14 8 (0.60%) Sage
14 8 (0.60%) OpenText
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £70,000 - £75,000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-60k DOE
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Wilde Associates
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice IT & Sales Appointments
Posted: Yesterday
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum £30,000 - £40,000 DOE.
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago