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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 79 86 89
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 719 703 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.45% 3.16% 3.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.96% 21.20% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 629 610 631
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
3602 3316 2977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.29% 14.91% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3066 2781 2562
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%
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 £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +26 180 £50,500 +26.25% 22
Hampshire +40 123 £42,500 +8.28% 8
Buckinghamshire +10 112 £40,000 +3.22% 14
East Sussex -3 94 £40,000 +14.28% 13
Berkshire -45 89 £45,000 - 10
West Sussex +1 57 £40,000 - 8
Oxfordshire -20 33 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Kent +23 31 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Middlesex +9 4 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Home Counties - 2 - -
Visual Studio
England

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1052 (77.13%) C#
2 1010 (74.05%) .NET
3 852 (62.46%) SQL Server
4 746 (54.69%) SQL
5 721 (52.86%) ASP.NET
6 637 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
7 613 (44.94%) Microsoft
8 578 (42.38%) HTML
9 563 (41.28%) JavaScript
10 554 (40.62%) CSS
11 459 (33.65%) MVC
12 405 (29.69%) Team Foundation Server
13 392 (28.74%) jQuery
14 371 (27.20%) XML
15 331 (24.27%) MS Excel
16 327 (23.97%) .NET Framework
17 319 (23.39%) Software Engineering
18 313 (22.95%) Windows
19 308 (22.58%) Degree
20 300 (21.99%) WCF
20 300 (21.99%) ASP.NET MVC
21 297 (21.77%) Web Services
22 257 (18.84%) Scrum
23 250 (18.33%) HTML5
24 228 (16.72%) Finance
25 218 (15.98%) OO
26 213 (15.62%) SQL Server 2008
27 211 (15.47%) T-SQL
28 207 (15.18%) TDD
29 204 (14.96%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 151 (11.07%) SharePoint
2 124 (9.09%) IIS
3 59 (4.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 49 (3.59%) CMS
5 30 (2.20%) Umbraco
6 26 (1.91%) SharePoint Server
7 25 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 22 (1.61%) Confluence
9 18 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
10 15 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
11 13 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.37%) ArcGIS
12 5 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.37%) DNN
12 5 (0.37%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.37%) Moodle
13 4 (0.29%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.29%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.22%) ArcIMS
14 3 (0.22%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 331 (24.27%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 27 (1.98%) PowerPivot
4 24 (1.76%) InfoPath
4 24 (1.76%) MS Office
5 14 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 13 (0.95%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.22%) Mingle
8 3 (0.22%) MS Project
9 1 (0.073%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 37 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.10%) assyst
3 8 (0.59%) Tridion
4 7 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
5 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.15%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.15%) Line 100
7 1 (0.073%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.073%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 79 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.59%) PaaS
5 7 (0.51%) SaaS
6 5 (0.37%) Office 365
7 1 (0.073%) GitHub
7 1 (0.073%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.96%) Internet
2 19 (1.39%) Intranet
3 18 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 18 (1.32%) AMQP
4 17 (1.25%) Network Security
5 15 (1.10%) CTI
6 14 (1.03%) DNS
7 9 (0.66%) HTTPS
7 9 (0.66%) HTTP
8 8 (0.59%) Wireless
9 3 (0.22%) SSL
9 3 (0.22%) LAN
9 3 (0.22%) WAN
9 3 (0.22%) SMTP
10 2 (0.15%) LDAP
11 1 (0.073%) SSH
11 1 (0.073%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.073%) 3G
11 1 (0.073%) Firewall
11 1 (0.073%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 852 (62.46%) SQL Server
2 213 (15.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 141 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 103 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 81 (5.94%) Relational Database
6 73 (5.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 70 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 49 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
9 38 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 33 (2.42%) PerformancePoint
11 32 (2.35%) MySQL
12 27 (1.98%) Oracle Database
12 27 (1.98%) Microsoft Power View
13 23 (1.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 19 (1.39%) RDBMS
15 18 (1.32%) MS Access
16 17 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
17 16 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
18 14 (1.03%) RavenDB
19 13 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 405 (29.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 139 (10.19%) NUnit
3 79 (5.79%) Rhino Mocks
4 61 (4.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 43 (3.15%) Subversion
5 43 (3.15%) JIRA
6 42 (3.08%) Git (software)
7 39 (2.86%) ReSharper
8 37 (2.71%) Moq
9 34 (2.49%) Eclipse
10 31 (2.27%) MSTest
11 30 (2.20%) TeamCity
12 26 (1.91%) Selenium
13 25 (1.83%) MSBuild
14 24 (1.76%) NuGet
15 17 (1.25%) Ranorex
15 17 (1.25%) WiX
16 13 (0.95%) SpecFlow
17 9 (0.66%) Jenkins
17 9 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 228 (16.72%) Finance
2 52 (3.81%) Marketing
3 25 (1.83%) Publishing
4 24 (1.76%) Telecoms
5 22 (1.61%) Banking
5 22 (1.61%) Retail
6 18 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.17%) Automotive
8 10 (0.73%) Electronics
8 10 (0.73%) Games
9 8 (0.59%) Legal
10 7 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.44%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.29%) Law
13 3 (0.22%) Military
13 3 (0.22%) Advertising
13 3 (0.22%) German Language
14 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 995 (72.95%) Developer
2 424 (31.09%) .NET Developer
3 304 (22.29%) C# Developer
4 222 (16.28%) Software Developer
5 198 (14.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 145 (10.63%) Web Developer
7 138 (10.12%) Senior Developer
8 128 (9.38%) Software Engineer
9 97 (7.11%) ASP.NET Developer
10 96 (7.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 90 (6.60%) Analyst
12 77 (5.65%) Senior .NET Developer
13 75 (5.50%) Junior
14 72 (5.28%) Junior Developer
15 69 (5.06%) .NET Web Developer
16 51 (3.74%) Graduate
17 44 (3.23%) Test Analyst
18 42 (3.08%) SharePoint Developer
19 39 (2.86%) C++ Developer
19 39 (2.86%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1010 (74.05%) .NET
2 721 (52.86%) ASP.NET
3 578 (42.38%) HTML
4 554 (40.62%) CSS
5 392 (28.74%) jQuery
6 371 (27.20%) XML
7 327 (23.97%) .NET Framework
8 300 (21.99%) WCF
8 300 (21.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 297 (21.77%) Web Services
10 250 (18.33%) HTML5
11 169 (12.39%) Ajax
12 155 (11.36%) LINQ
13 141 (10.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 129 (9.46%) CSS3
15 106 (7.77%) AngularJS
16 87 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 87 (6.38%) WinForms
17 83 (6.09%) XSLT
18 80 (5.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 189 (13.86%) Computer Science
2 138 (10.12%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (6.23%) Mathematics
4 55 (4.03%) Client/Server
5 49 (3.59%) Mobile App
6 44 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 40 (2.93%) Open Source
8 39 (2.86%) User Experience
9 37 (2.71%) Social Media
10 21 (1.54%) Social Network
11 20 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
12 18 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.10%) Physics
14 14 (1.03%) Visualisation
15 13 (0.95%) Data Extraction
16 12 (0.88%) Data Integration
16 12 (0.88%) N-Tier
17 10 (0.73%) Device Driver
18 9 (0.66%) W3C
18 9 (0.66%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 313 (22.95%) Windows
2 45 (3.30%) Android
3 43 (3.15%) Linux
4 33 (2.42%) Windows 7
5 31 (2.27%) Windows 8
6 27 (1.98%) Apple iOS
7 18 (1.32%) UNIX
8 14 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.66%) VxWorks
11 7 (0.51%) CentOS
12 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
12 6 (0.44%) Solaris
13 5 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.073%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.073%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 637 (46.70%) Agile Software Development
2 459 (33.65%) MVC
3 319 (23.39%) Software Engineering
4 257 (18.84%) Scrum
5 218 (15.98%) OO
6 207 (15.18%) TDD
7 171 (12.54%) Unit Testing
8 136 (9.97%) Workflow
9 118 (8.65%) Web Development
10 102 (7.48%) OOD
11 77 (5.65%) UML
12 76 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
13 74 (5.43%) User Stories
14 69 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
15 58 (4.25%) Content Management
16 55 (4.03%) OOP
16 55 (4.03%) Multithreading
17 54 (3.96%) Performance Testing
18 53 (3.89%) CRM
19 52 (3.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1052 (77.13%) C#
2 746 (54.69%) SQL
3 563 (41.28%) JavaScript
4 211 (15.47%) T-SQL
5 204 (14.96%) VB.NET
6 197 (14.44%) C++
7 133 (9.75%) Java
8 64 (4.69%) VB
9 60 (4.40%) PowerShell
10 56 (4.11%) C
11 40 (2.93%) PHP
12 34 (2.49%) VB6
13 25 (1.83%) Ruby
13 25 (1.83%) PL/SQL
14 20 (1.47%) Python
15 18 (1.32%) VC++
16 14 (1.03%) VBA
17 13 (0.95%) Perl
17 13 (0.95%) Lua
18 12 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 308 (22.58%) Degree
2 48 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (2.64%) ISEB
4 29 (2.13%) ISTQB
5 28 (2.05%) Security Cleared
6 17 (1.25%) MCP
6 17 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 14 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (0.73%) MCPD
9 8 (0.59%) MCTS
9 8 (0.59%) PhD
10 6 (0.44%) MCSD
10 6 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.37%) CSSLP
11 5 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.29%) HND
12 4 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.22%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.22%) MCSE
14 2 (0.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (6.89%) QA
2 13 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.37%) WCAG
3 5 (0.37%) COBIT
3 5 (0.37%) Section 508
4 4 (0.29%) HL7
4 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (1.25%) Hyper-V
2 16 (1.17%) Firmware
3 9 (0.66%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.29%) Docker
6 3 (0.22%) vSphere
7 1 (0.073%) Snort
Systems Management
1 41 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (1.25%) SCVMM
3 8 (0.59%) Puppet
3 8 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.073%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.073%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 613 (44.94%) Microsoft
2 115 (8.43%) Oracle
3 37 (2.71%) TOWER Software
4 36 (2.64%) SAP
5 30 (2.20%) Cognos
6 27 (1.98%) Tableau
7 24 (1.76%) Remedy
8 22 (1.61%) Sitecore
9 21 (1.54%) Endeca
10 20 (1.47%) Sage
10 20 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (1.25%) Adobe
12 15 (1.10%) Red Gate
13 13 (0.95%) Twitter
14 12 (0.88%) Nintex
15 11 (0.81%) Sybase
16 9 (0.66%) HP
16 9 (0.66%) OpenText
16 9 (0.66%) RedDot
16 9 (0.66%) Google
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35-45K + benefits + flexible workin
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Great bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
@ITS
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £40,000 - £55,000 + beneifts
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum £45-55k+
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Cielo Talent - Nice
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Cielo Talent - Nice
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Towers Watson - RFS
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Towers Watson - T&R
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Bonuses + more
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 33 days holiday + bonuses + MORE
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ACS Performance
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago