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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 78 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 724 691 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.38% 2.92% 3.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.97% 19.77% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 626 612 711
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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
3626 3496 3084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.92% 14.77% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3059 2951 2645
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +24 161 £50,000 +20.48% 9
Buckinghamshire +5 129 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Hampshire +30 111 £42,500 +6.25% 5
East Sussex +4 102 £42,500 +21.42% 7
West Sussex +16 74 £42,500 +3.03% 6
Berkshire -59 74 £45,000 - 10
Oxfordshire +3 46 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Kent +19 30 £40,000 - 10
Middlesex +9 2 £35,000 -26.31%
Home Counties - 2 - -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1051 (76.72%) C#
2 1024 (74.74%) .NET
3 840 (61.31%) SQL Server
4 732 (53.43%) ASP.NET
5 728 (53.14%) SQL
6 610 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
7 595 (43.43%) Microsoft
8 586 (42.77%) HTML
9 569 (41.53%) CSS
10 561 (40.95%) JavaScript
11 466 (34.01%) MVC
12 407 (29.71%) jQuery
13 393 (28.69%) Team Foundation Server
14 384 (28.03%) XML
15 342 (24.96%) .NET Framework
16 335 (24.45%) MS Excel
17 328 (23.94%) Windows
18 327 (23.87%) Software Engineering
19 314 (22.92%) Degree
20 313 (22.85%) WCF
21 306 (22.34%) ASP.NET MVC
22 304 (22.19%) Web Services
23 282 (20.58%) HTML5
24 261 (19.05%) Scrum
25 221 (16.13%) OO
26 219 (15.99%) TDD
27 216 (15.77%) SQL Server 2008
28 215 (15.69%) T-SQL
29 208 (15.18%) VB.NET
30 202 (14.74%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 132 (9.64%) SharePoint
2 113 (8.25%) IIS
3 57 (4.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 52 (3.80%) CMS
5 37 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 34 (2.48%) Umbraco
7 27 (1.97%) SharePoint Server
8 21 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 21 (1.53%) Confluence
9 8 (0.58%) Moodle
9 8 (0.58%) NServiceBus
9 8 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.44%) DNN
12 5 (0.36%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.36%) ArcGIS
12 5 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.29%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.29%) Node.js
14 3 (0.22%) ArcIMS
Applications
1 335 (24.45%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.97%) MS Visio
3 24 (1.75%) MS Office
4 21 (1.53%) PowerPivot
4 21 (1.53%) InfoPath
5 20 (1.46%) Photoshop
6 19 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.58%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.22%) Mingle
8 3 (0.22%) MS Project
9 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.073%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.073%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 33 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.17%) assyst
3 9 (0.66%) Tridion
4 8 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.51%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.15%) Line 100
8 1 (0.073%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.073%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 75 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.58%) SaaS
5 5 (0.36%) Office 365
6 4 (0.29%) PaaS
7 2 (0.15%) IaaS
8 1 (0.073%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.87%) Internet
2 24 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 22 (1.61%) Intranet
3 22 (1.61%) Network Security
4 18 (1.31%) AMQP
5 17 (1.24%) CTI
5 17 (1.24%) DNS
6 13 (0.95%) HTTP
7 11 (0.80%) Wireless
8 9 (0.66%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.36%) SSL
9 5 (0.36%) SMTP
10 3 (0.22%) LAN
10 3 (0.22%) WAN
11 2 (0.15%) LDAP
12 1 (0.073%) Extranet
12 1 (0.073%) 3G
12 1 (0.073%) Firewall
12 1 (0.073%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.073%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 840 (61.31%) SQL Server
2 216 (15.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 122 (8.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 91 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 78 (5.69%) Relational Database
6 70 (5.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 69 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 40 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
9 37 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (2.12%) MySQL
11 27 (1.97%) PerformancePoint
12 25 (1.82%) Oracle Database
13 22 (1.61%) RavenDB
13 22 (1.61%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 21 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
14 21 (1.53%) Microsoft Power View
15 19 (1.39%) RDBMS
16 18 (1.31%) MS Access
17 13 (0.95%) NoSQL
17 13 (0.95%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 393 (28.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 127 (9.27%) NUnit
3 66 (4.82%) Rhino Mocks
4 63 (4.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 57 (4.16%) ReSharper
6 44 (3.21%) Moq
7 43 (3.14%) Subversion
8 40 (2.92%) JIRA
9 34 (2.48%) Git (software)
10 33 (2.41%) TeamCity
10 33 (2.41%) Eclipse
11 29 (2.12%) MSTest
12 26 (1.90%) Selenium
13 20 (1.46%) MSBuild
14 16 (1.17%) NuGet
15 11 (0.80%) SpecFlow
16 10 (0.73%) Fiddler
16 10 (0.73%) StyleCop
17 9 (0.66%) WebDriver
17 9 (0.66%) Xcode
General
1 202 (14.74%) Finance
2 63 (4.60%) Marketing
3 26 (1.90%) Retail
4 23 (1.68%) Telecoms
5 21 (1.53%) Publishing
6 20 (1.46%) Banking
7 16 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.17%) Automotive
8 14 (1.02%) Electronics
9 10 (0.73%) Games
10 8 (0.58%) Legal
11 7 (0.51%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.44%) Law
12 6 (0.44%) German Language
13 4 (0.29%) Back Office
14 3 (0.22%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.22%) Military
15 2 (0.15%) Advertising
15 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1005 (73.36%) Developer
2 409 (29.85%) .NET Developer
3 321 (23.43%) C# Developer
4 227 (16.57%) Software Developer
5 204 (14.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 156 (11.39%) Web Developer
7 140 (10.22%) Senior Developer
8 122 (8.91%) Software Engineer
9 100 (7.30%) ASP.NET Developer
9 100 (7.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 94 (6.86%) Analyst
11 75 (5.47%) Junior
12 73 (5.33%) Junior Developer
12 73 (5.33%) Senior .NET Developer
12 73 (5.33%) .NET Web Developer
13 48 (3.50%) Test Analyst
14 45 (3.28%) Graduate
15 44 (3.21%) C++ Software Engineer
15 44 (3.21%) C++ Developer
16 40 (2.92%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1024 (74.74%) .NET
2 732 (53.43%) ASP.NET
3 586 (42.77%) HTML
4 569 (41.53%) CSS
5 407 (29.71%) jQuery
6 384 (28.03%) XML
7 342 (24.96%) .NET Framework
8 313 (22.85%) WCF
9 306 (22.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 304 (22.19%) Web Services
11 282 (20.58%) HTML5
12 161 (11.75%) LINQ
13 160 (11.68%) Ajax
14 146 (10.66%) Entity Framework
15 135 (9.85%) CSS3
16 125 (9.12%) AngularJS
17 91 (6.64%) WPF
18 84 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 82 (5.99%) XSLT
20 81 (5.91%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 193 (14.09%) Computer Science
2 142 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (5.69%) Mathematics
4 65 (4.74%) Client/Server
5 61 (4.45%) Mobile App
6 49 (3.58%) Social Media
7 46 (3.36%) User Experience
8 36 (2.63%) Open Source
9 30 (2.19%) Management Information System
10 24 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
11 22 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (1.31%) Social Network
12 18 (1.31%) Visualisation
13 17 (1.24%) Physics
14 13 (0.95%) Data Extraction
14 13 (0.95%) N-Tier
15 12 (0.88%) Device Driver
16 10 (0.73%) W3C
16 10 (0.73%) Data Integration
17 9 (0.66%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 328 (23.94%) Windows
2 49 (3.58%) Android
3 46 (3.36%) Linux
4 33 (2.41%) Apple iOS
5 31 (2.26%) Windows 8
6 28 (2.04%) Windows 7
7 23 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (0.95%) UNIX
9 9 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
10 7 (0.51%) VxWorks
10 7 (0.51%) CentOS
11 6 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.15%) Solaris
14 1 (0.073%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.073%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 610 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
2 466 (34.01%) MVC
3 327 (23.87%) Software Engineering
4 261 (19.05%) Scrum
5 221 (16.13%) OO
6 219 (15.99%) TDD
7 178 (12.99%) Unit Testing
8 119 (8.69%) OOD
9 118 (8.61%) Workflow
10 114 (8.32%) Web Development
11 70 (5.11%) UML
12 69 (5.04%) Multithreading
13 66 (4.82%) User Stories
14 64 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
15 63 (4.60%) Content Management
16 61 (4.45%) Business Intelligence
17 58 (4.23%) Mentoring
18 53 (3.87%) E-Commerce
19 52 (3.80%) ITIL
19 52 (3.80%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1051 (76.72%) C#
2 728 (53.14%) SQL
3 561 (40.95%) JavaScript
4 215 (15.69%) T-SQL
5 208 (15.18%) VB.NET
6 201 (14.67%) C++
7 137 (10.00%) Java
8 66 (4.82%) VB
9 46 (3.36%) PowerShell
10 43 (3.14%) PHP
11 42 (3.07%) C
12 29 (2.12%) VB6
12 29 (2.12%) Ruby
13 20 (1.46%) PL/SQL
14 19 (1.39%) TypeScript
15 17 (1.24%) VBScript
15 17 (1.24%) Python
15 17 (1.24%) Lua
16 14 (1.02%) VC++
17 11 (0.80%) F#
Qualifications
1 314 (22.92%) Degree
2 54 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (2.41%) ISEB
4 27 (1.97%) ISTQB
4 27 (1.97%) Security Cleared
5 18 (1.31%) MCP
6 15 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (1.02%) PhD
8 13 (0.95%) SC Cleared
9 10 (0.73%) MCPD
10 8 (0.58%) MCTS
10 8 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.36%) CSSLP
11 5 (0.36%) MCSD
11 5 (0.36%) HND
12 3 (0.22%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.22%) MCSE
13 2 (0.15%) MCSA
13 2 (0.15%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (7.52%) QA
2 15 (1.09%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.66%) WCAG
3 9 (0.66%) Section 508
4 7 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.36%) COBIT
6 4 (0.29%) HL7
6 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (1.31%) Firmware
2 9 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.66%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.58%) Docker
4 3 (0.22%) vSphere
5 1 (0.073%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.073%) Snort
Systems Management
1 30 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.88%) Puppet
2 12 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.66%) SCVMM
4 3 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.15%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 595 (43.43%) Microsoft
2 105 (7.66%) Oracle
3 35 (2.55%) SAP
4 29 (2.12%) TOWER Software
5 26 (1.90%) Cognos
6 25 (1.82%) Sitecore
7 22 (1.61%) Adobe
7 22 (1.61%) Tableau
8 21 (1.53%) Remedy
9 20 (1.46%) Twitter
10 19 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (1.31%) Sage
11 18 (1.31%) Endeca
11 18 (1.31%) Red Gate
12 12 (0.88%) Nintex
13 11 (0.80%) HP
14 9 (0.66%) Sybase
14 9 (0.66%) Telerik
14 9 (0.66%) Google
14 9 (0.66%) OpenText
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum £30,000 - £40,000 DOE.
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 48-55k
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Candidate Source
Salary: £24,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £33,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35-45K + benefits + flexible workin
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 2 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Aon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-65k
Posted: 2 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Posted: 3 days ago