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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 89 80 74
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 713 691 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.20% 3.26% 3.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.82% 24.60% 26.00%
Number of salaries quoted 637 640 802
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £65,000 £57,500
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 2809 3300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.37% 13.24% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2809 2430 2908
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +36 197 £50,000 +33.33% 18
East Sussex +14 107 £40,000 -8.04% 7
Berkshire -50 106 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Hampshire -33 83 £42,500 +7.59% 7
West Sussex +32 80 £35,000 -5.40% 8
Buckinghamshire -23 69 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Oxfordshire -11 52 £35,000 -6.66% 11
Kent -13 24 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Middlesex -5 2 £37,500 -3.84% 1
Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1114 (79.23%) C#
2 1106 (78.66%) .NET
3 850 (60.46%) SQL Server
4 692 (49.22%) ASP.NET
5 690 (49.08%) SQL
6 664 (47.23%) HTML
7 659 (46.87%) JavaScript
8 584 (41.54%) Microsoft
9 527 (37.48%) CSS
10 444 (31.58%) MVC
11 416 (29.59%) jQuery
12 356 (25.32%) XML
13 349 (24.82%) Team Foundation Server
14 321 (22.83%) Degree
15 320 (22.76%) Windows
16 280 (19.91%) Software Engineering
17 274 (19.49%) MS Excel
18 264 (18.78%) WCF
19 256 (18.21%) Finance
19 256 (18.21%) Agile Software Development
20 250 (17.78%) VB.NET
21 249 (17.71%) Scrum
21 249 (17.71%) .NET Framework
22 244 (17.35%) C++
23 241 (17.14%) HTML5
24 239 (17.00%) Web Services
25 238 (16.93%) T-SQL
25 238 (16.93%) ASP.NET MVC
26 233 (16.57%) OO
27 205 (14.58%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 138 (9.82%) SharePoint
2 113 (8.04%) IIS
3 64 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 43 (3.06%) CMS
5 42 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 24 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
7 20 (1.42%) Umbraco
8 17 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
9 14 (1.00%) Kentico
9 14 (1.00%) WebSphere
10 10 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
11 9 (0.64%) WordPress
12 6 (0.43%) MS Project Server
13 5 (0.36%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.36%) Node.js
14 4 (0.28%) Joomla!
15 3 (0.21%) Drupal
16 2 (0.14%) Confluence
16 2 (0.14%) Lync
Applications
1 274 (19.49%) MS Excel
2 63 (4.48%) MS Office
3 19 (1.35%) Photoshop
4 16 (1.14%) InfoPath
5 11 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.28%) MicroStation
6 4 (0.28%) Solid Edge
6 4 (0.28%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.28%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 4 (0.28%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.21%) MS Project
8 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.14%) Maya
8 2 (0.14%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 53 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.36%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.28%) GoldMine
3 4 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.071%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.071%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.071%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 50 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (1.21%) SaaS
3 15 (1.07%) Office 365
4 9 (0.64%) GitHub
5 6 (0.43%) PaaS
6 5 (0.36%) 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
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.06%) HTTP
2 24 (1.71%) Internet
3 14 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.64%) SAN
4 9 (0.64%) DNS
5 8 (0.57%) LDAP
6 7 (0.50%) Firewall
7 4 (0.28%) Intranet
8 3 (0.21%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.21%) CTI
8 3 (0.21%) Network Security
9 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.14%) 3G
9 2 (0.14%) GPRS
9 2 (0.14%) LAN
9 2 (0.14%) PSTN
9 2 (0.14%) WAN
9 2 (0.14%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.14%) SSL
10 1 (0.071%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 850 (60.46%) SQL Server
2 200 (14.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 181 (12.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 123 (8.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 78 (5.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 75 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 59 (4.20%) Relational Database
8 42 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (2.06%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 29 (2.06%) SQLite
9 29 (2.06%) MySQL
10 9 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (0.64%) RavenDB
11 8 (0.57%) Data Mining
11 8 (0.57%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (0.50%) QlikView
13 6 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (0.43%) DTS
Development Applications
1 349 (24.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 113 (8.04%) NUnit
3 76 (5.41%) Rhino Mocks
4 75 (5.33%) Subversion
5 60 (4.27%) Selenium
6 39 (2.77%) Git (software)
7 30 (2.13%) MSTest
8 29 (2.06%) TeamCity
9 23 (1.64%) WinRunner
10 22 (1.56%) Eclipse
10 22 (1.56%) JMeter
11 20 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
12 19 (1.35%) Jenkins
13 18 (1.28%) SoapUI
14 16 (1.14%) WebDriver
14 16 (1.14%) SpecFlow
14 16 (1.14%) JIRA
14 16 (1.14%) ReSharper
15 15 (1.07%) MSBuild
16 14 (1.00%) Hudson
General
1 256 (18.21%) Finance
2 29 (2.06%) Games
3 27 (1.92%) Marketing
4 25 (1.78%) Automotive
5 21 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.35%) Retail
7 15 (1.07%) Publishing
8 11 (0.78%) Aerospace
8 11 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 11 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (0.78%) Banking
9 9 (0.64%) Legal
10 4 (0.28%) French Language
10 4 (0.28%) Billing
11 3 (0.21%) Electronics
11 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.21%) Advertising
12 2 (0.14%) German Language
12 2 (0.14%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1071 (76.17%) Developer
2 475 (33.78%) .NET Developer
3 431 (30.65%) C# Developer
4 283 (20.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 257 (18.28%) Software Developer
6 188 (13.37%) Software Engineer
7 135 (9.60%) Web Developer
8 132 (9.39%) Senior Developer
9 130 (9.25%) ASP.NET Developer
10 123 (8.75%) Analyst
11 117 (8.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 80 (5.69%) Senior .NET Developer
12 80 (5.69%) Test Analyst
13 72 (5.12%) .NET Web Developer
13 72 (5.12%) C# Software Developer
14 68 (4.84%) C# Software Engineer
15 63 (4.48%) Senior C# Developer
16 62 (4.41%) SharePoint Developer
17 49 (3.49%) SQL Developer
17 49 (3.49%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1106 (78.66%) .NET
2 692 (49.22%) ASP.NET
3 664 (47.23%) HTML
4 527 (37.48%) CSS
5 416 (29.59%) jQuery
6 356 (25.32%) XML
7 264 (18.78%) WCF
8 249 (17.71%) .NET Framework
9 241 (17.14%) HTML5
10 239 (17.00%) Web Services
11 238 (16.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 154 (10.95%) CSS3
13 145 (10.31%) Ajax
14 130 (9.25%) LINQ
15 112 (7.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 87 (6.19%) XSLT
17 83 (5.90%) MFC
18 72 (5.12%) WPF
19 71 (5.05%) WinForms
20 70 (4.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 205 (14.58%) Computer Science
2 83 (5.90%) Mathematics
3 44 (3.13%) N-Tier
4 34 (2.42%) Inversion of Control
4 34 (2.42%) Client/Server
5 29 (2.06%) Mobile App
6 21 (1.49%) Physics
7 20 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.35%) Kindle
9 18 (1.28%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.07%) Clustering
10 15 (1.07%) W3C
10 15 (1.07%) Social Network
10 15 (1.07%) Open Source
11 12 (0.85%) Social Media
12 11 (0.78%) Replication
13 9 (0.64%) 3D Graphics
14 8 (0.57%) Data Extraction
15 7 (0.50%) FMCG
16 6 (0.43%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 320 (22.76%) Windows
2 110 (7.82%) Linux
3 77 (5.48%) Android
4 50 (3.56%) Apple iOS
5 30 (2.13%) Windows 8
6 21 (1.49%) Windows 7
7 17 (1.21%) UNIX
8 13 (0.92%) Solaris
9 9 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.36%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.28%) CentOS
13 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.071%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.071%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.071%) zOS
14 1 (0.071%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (31.58%) MVC
2 280 (19.91%) Software Engineering
3 256 (18.21%) Agile Software Development
4 249 (17.71%) Scrum
5 233 (16.57%) OO
6 186 (13.23%) TDD
7 157 (11.17%) Unit Testing
8 122 (8.68%) Web Development
9 104 (7.40%) OOP
9 104 (7.40%) Workflow
10 78 (5.55%) User Stories
11 77 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
11 77 (5.48%) OOD
12 73 (5.19%) CRM
13 69 (4.91%) Performance Testing
14 68 (4.84%) Validation
15 62 (4.41%) Multithreading
16 57 (4.05%) Test Automation
17 56 (3.98%) Project Management
18 54 (3.84%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1114 (79.23%) C#
2 690 (49.08%) SQL
3 659 (46.87%) JavaScript
4 250 (17.78%) VB.NET
5 244 (17.35%) C++
6 238 (16.93%) T-SQL
7 138 (9.82%) Java
8 118 (8.39%) C
9 95 (6.76%) VB
10 69 (4.91%) VB6
11 52 (3.70%) PowerShell
12 40 (2.84%) VBScript
12 40 (2.84%) PHP
13 22 (1.56%) Lua
14 21 (1.49%) VC++
15 12 (0.85%) Delphi
16 10 (0.71%) TypeScript
17 9 (0.64%) Perl
18 8 (0.57%) Python
19 7 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 321 (22.83%) Degree
2 67 (4.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (3.63%) Security Cleared
3 51 (3.63%) ISEB
4 30 (2.13%) ISTQB
5 28 (1.99%) SC Cleared
6 21 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (1.14%) MCSD
8 15 (1.07%) MCP
9 13 (0.92%) MCSE
10 10 (0.71%) MCTS
11 7 (0.50%) PhD
11 7 (0.50%) MCPD
11 7 (0.50%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.43%) MCITP
12 6 (0.43%) MCAD
12 6 (0.43%) MCDBA
13 5 (0.36%) HND
14 4 (0.28%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (5.55%) QA
2 50 (3.56%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.28%) HL7
4 2 (0.14%) DICOM
5 1 (0.071%) SLA
5 1 (0.071%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 16 (1.14%) Hyper-V
1 16 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.14%) zsh
4 2 (0.14%) UAG
4 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 33 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.92%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.14%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.14%) SCCM
3 2 (0.14%) SCOM
4 1 (0.071%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 584 (41.54%) Microsoft
2 80 (5.69%) Oracle
3 23 (1.64%) TOWER Software
4 22 (1.56%) Sybase
5 17 (1.21%) Sitecore
6 16 (1.14%) Adobe
6 16 (1.14%) VMware
7 14 (1.00%) EPiServer
8 10 (0.71%) Sencha
9 9 (0.64%) Remedy
9 9 (0.64%) Twitter
10 8 (0.57%) Google
10 8 (0.57%) Telerik
11 7 (0.50%) Serena
11 7 (0.50%) Wind River
12 6 (0.43%) Sage
13 5 (0.36%) SAP
13 5 (0.36%) IBM
14 4 (0.28%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.28%) SolidWorks
East Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k
Posted: 23 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kent
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Dartford, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 to £70000 per annum - Pension, Health plan, Life Assurance, 25
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum £30,000 - £40,000 DOE.
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum £40,000 to £65,000 + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000 to £60,000 + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago