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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 85 83 73
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 721 694 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.21% 3.24% 3.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.90% 24.49% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 645 643 806
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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
3450 2834 3301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 15.38% 13.24% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2830 2462 2898
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 2 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 2 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 +37 200 £50,000 +37.93% 21
East Sussex +9 106 £40,000 -8.04% 7
Berkshire -59 104 £40,500 -4.70% 8
Hampshire -17 86 £45,000 +13.92% 5
West Sussex +31 82 £35,000 -5.40% 8
Buckinghamshire -18 71 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Oxfordshire -9 52 £35,000 -6.66% 11
Kent -10 25 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Middlesex -3 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 2 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 1135 (79.54%) C#
2 1118 (78.35%) .NET
3 862 (60.41%) SQL Server
4 701 (49.12%) SQL
5 698 (48.91%) ASP.NET
6 677 (47.44%) HTML
7 666 (46.67%) JavaScript
8 597 (41.84%) Microsoft
9 538 (37.70%) CSS
10 455 (31.89%) MVC
11 420 (29.43%) jQuery
12 357 (25.02%) XML
13 355 (24.88%) Team Foundation Server
14 328 (22.99%) Degree
15 322 (22.56%) Windows
16 285 (19.97%) Software Engineering
17 284 (19.90%) MS Excel
18 270 (18.92%) WCF
19 263 (18.43%) Agile Software Development
20 257 (18.01%) Finance
21 256 (17.94%) Scrum
22 251 (17.59%) VB.NET
22 251 (17.59%) .NET Framework
23 245 (17.17%) C++
23 245 (17.17%) HTML5
24 243 (17.03%) T-SQL
24 243 (17.03%) Web Services
25 241 (16.89%) ASP.NET MVC
26 232 (16.26%) OO
27 209 (14.65%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 142 (9.95%) SharePoint
2 116 (8.13%) IIS
3 67 (4.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 43 (3.01%) SharePoint 2013
4 43 (3.01%) CMS
5 23 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
6 20 (1.40%) Umbraco
7 17 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
8 14 (0.98%) WebSphere
8 14 (0.98%) Kentico
9 10 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (0.56%) WordPress
10 8 (0.56%) MS Project Server
11 5 (0.35%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.35%) Node.js
12 4 (0.28%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.21%) Drupal
14 2 (0.14%) Confluence
14 2 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 284 (19.90%) MS Excel
2 63 (4.41%) MS Office
3 20 (1.40%) Photoshop
4 16 (1.12%) InfoPath
5 12 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.28%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.28%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.28%) MicroStation
6 4 (0.28%) Solid Edge
6 4 (0.28%) PowerPivot
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 (3.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.35%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.28%) GoldMine
3 4 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.070%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.070%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 53 (3.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.33%) SaaS
3 15 (1.05%) Office 365
4 9 (0.63%) GitHub
5 8 (0.56%) PaaS
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
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.17%) HTTP
2 25 (1.75%) Internet
3 18 (1.26%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.63%) DNS
5 8 (0.56%) SAN
5 8 (0.56%) LDAP
5 8 (0.56%) Firewall
6 4 (0.28%) Intranet
6 4 (0.28%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.21%) GPRS
7 3 (0.21%) LAN
7 3 (0.21%) PSTN
7 3 (0.21%) WAN
7 3 (0.21%) CTI
7 3 (0.21%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.21%) 3G
7 3 (0.21%) Network Security
8 2 (0.14%) Modbus
8 2 (0.14%) Profibus
8 2 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 862 (60.41%) SQL Server
2 200 (14.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 182 (12.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 125 (8.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 78 (5.47%) SQL Server 2005
6 76 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 61 (4.27%) Relational Database
8 43 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 30 (2.10%) MySQL
10 29 (2.03%) SQLite
10 29 (2.03%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 9 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.63%) RavenDB
12 8 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (0.56%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.56%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (0.49%) QlikView
14 6 (0.42%) Big Data
14 6 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 355 (24.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 115 (8.06%) NUnit
3 78 (5.47%) Rhino Mocks
4 74 (5.19%) Subversion
5 57 (3.99%) Selenium
6 38 (2.66%) Git (software)
7 30 (2.10%) MSTest
8 29 (2.03%) TeamCity
9 23 (1.61%) WinRunner
10 21 (1.47%) Eclipse
10 21 (1.47%) JMeter
11 19 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
12 18 (1.26%) SoapUI
12 18 (1.26%) Jenkins
13 16 (1.12%) MSBuild
13 16 (1.12%) JIRA
13 16 (1.12%) ReSharper
14 15 (1.05%) SpecFlow
15 14 (0.98%) WiX
15 14 (0.98%) WebDriver
General
1 257 (18.01%) Finance
2 29 (2.03%) Games
3 28 (1.96%) Marketing
4 25 (1.75%) Automotive
5 21 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.33%) Retail
7 15 (1.05%) Publishing
8 13 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.77%) Banking
9 11 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (0.77%) Legal
9 11 (0.77%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.35%) Electronics
10 5 (0.35%) French Language
11 4 (0.28%) Billing
12 3 (0.21%) Advertising
12 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.14%) German Language
13 2 (0.14%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1087 (76.17%) Developer
2 487 (34.13%) .NET Developer
3 436 (30.55%) C# Developer
4 287 (20.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 259 (18.15%) Software Developer
6 192 (13.45%) Software Engineer
7 137 (9.60%) Web Developer
8 135 (9.46%) ASP.NET Developer
9 133 (9.32%) Senior Developer
10 124 (8.69%) Analyst
11 119 (8.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 81 (5.68%) Senior .NET Developer
13 80 (5.61%) Test Analyst
14 74 (5.19%) .NET Web Developer
15 72 (5.05%) C# Software Developer
16 69 (4.84%) C# Software Engineer
17 65 (4.56%) SharePoint Developer
18 63 (4.41%) Senior C# Developer
19 49 (3.43%) C++ Developer
20 48 (3.36%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1118 (78.35%) .NET
2 698 (48.91%) ASP.NET
3 677 (47.44%) HTML
4 538 (37.70%) CSS
5 420 (29.43%) jQuery
6 357 (25.02%) XML
7 270 (18.92%) WCF
8 251 (17.59%) .NET Framework
9 245 (17.17%) HTML5
10 243 (17.03%) Web Services
11 241 (16.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 157 (11.00%) CSS3
13 143 (10.02%) Ajax
14 130 (9.11%) LINQ
15 115 (8.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 88 (6.17%) XSLT
17 84 (5.89%) MFC
18 75 (5.26%) WPF
19 72 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 70 (4.91%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 209 (14.65%) Computer Science
2 84 (5.89%) Mathematics
3 44 (3.08%) N-Tier
4 36 (2.52%) Inversion of Control
5 35 (2.45%) Client/Server
6 28 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 21 (1.47%) Physics
8 20 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.33%) Kindle
9 19 (1.33%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.05%) Clustering
10 15 (1.05%) W3C
10 15 (1.05%) Open Source
11 14 (0.98%) Social Network
12 12 (0.84%) Social Media
13 11 (0.77%) Replication
14 9 (0.63%) 3D Graphics
15 8 (0.56%) Data Extraction
16 7 (0.49%) FMCG
17 6 (0.42%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 322 (22.56%) Windows
2 109 (7.64%) Linux
3 77 (5.40%) Android
4 50 (3.50%) Apple iOS
5 31 (2.17%) Windows 8
6 22 (1.54%) Windows 7
7 16 (1.12%) UNIX
8 13 (0.91%) Solaris
9 9 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.35%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.28%) CentOS
13 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.28%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.070%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.070%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.070%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (31.89%) MVC
2 285 (19.97%) Software Engineering
3 263 (18.43%) Agile Software Development
4 256 (17.94%) Scrum
5 232 (16.26%) OO
6 189 (13.24%) TDD
7 159 (11.14%) Unit Testing
8 123 (8.62%) Web Development
9 106 (7.43%) Workflow
10 105 (7.36%) OOP
11 79 (5.54%) User Stories
12 78 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
13 77 (5.40%) OOD
14 73 (5.12%) CRM
15 69 (4.84%) Validation
16 68 (4.77%) Performance Testing
17 61 (4.27%) Multithreading
18 59 (4.13%) Test Automation
19 58 (4.06%) Project Management
20 52 (3.64%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1135 (79.54%) C#
2 701 (49.12%) SQL
3 666 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 251 (17.59%) VB.NET
5 245 (17.17%) C++
6 243 (17.03%) T-SQL
7 136 (9.53%) Java
8 119 (8.34%) C
9 95 (6.66%) VB
10 69 (4.84%) VB6
11 54 (3.78%) PowerShell
12 40 (2.80%) PHP
12 40 (2.80%) VBScript
13 22 (1.54%) Lua
14 21 (1.47%) VC++
15 10 (0.70%) Delphi
15 10 (0.70%) TypeScript
16 9 (0.63%) Perl
17 8 (0.56%) Python
18 7 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 328 (22.99%) Degree
2 67 (4.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (3.78%) Security Cleared
4 52 (3.64%) ISEB
5 31 (2.17%) SC Cleared
6 30 (2.10%) ISTQB
7 21 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 16 (1.12%) MCSD
9 15 (1.05%) MCP
10 14 (0.98%) MCSE
11 10 (0.70%) MCTS
12 9 (0.63%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.49%) MCPD
13 7 (0.49%) PhD
14 6 (0.42%) MCDBA
14 6 (0.42%) MCAD
14 6 (0.42%) MCITP
15 5 (0.35%) HND
16 4 (0.28%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (5.47%) QA
2 50 (3.50%) 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 16 (1.12%) Hyper-V
2 15 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.14%) zsh
5 1 (0.070%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.070%) UAG
Systems Management
1 33 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.91%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.070%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.070%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.070%) SCCM
3 1 (0.070%) SCOM
Vendors
1 597 (41.84%) Microsoft
2 82 (5.75%) Oracle
3 23 (1.61%) Sybase
3 23 (1.61%) TOWER Software
4 17 (1.19%) Sitecore
5 16 (1.12%) Adobe
6 15 (1.05%) VMware
7 14 (0.98%) EPiServer
8 10 (0.70%) Sencha
8 10 (0.70%) Twitter
9 9 (0.63%) Telerik
9 9 (0.63%) Remedy
10 8 (0.56%) Google
11 7 (0.49%) Serena
11 7 (0.49%) Wind River
12 6 (0.42%) Sage
12 6 (0.42%) SAP
13 5 (0.35%) IBM
13 5 (0.35%) Infragistics
14 4 (0.28%) Xamarin
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Artelia Group
Salary: Competitive (contract or perm)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 19 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP 45 - 60K +Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 to £70000 per annum - Pension, Health plan, Life Assurance, 25
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum £30,000 - £40,000 DOE.
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum £40,000 to £60,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Full Benefits Package & Training
Posted: 3 days ago