The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 59 75 74
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 26 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.27% 1.40% 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.18% 13.83% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 9
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Visual Studio
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Development Applications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
143 94 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 18.01% 10.13% 13.81%
Number of salaries quoted 119 81 99
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,150 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Southampton region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Southampton

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Southampton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 45 (97.83%) C#
2 44 (95.65%) .NET
3 40 (86.96%) SQL Server
4 35 (76.09%) Microsoft
5 34 (73.91%) XML
6 32 (69.57%) Windows
7 30 (65.22%) WCF
8 29 (63.04%) SOAP
9 26 (56.52%) OOD
9 26 (56.52%) C++
9 26 (56.52%) Multithreading
10 25 (54.35%) Network Security
10 25 (54.35%) REST
10 25 (54.35%) TCP/IP
11 23 (50.00%) HTML
12 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET
13 20 (43.48%) LINQ
14 19 (41.30%) Moq
14 19 (41.30%) COM
14 19 (41.30%) STL
14 19 (41.30%) NHibernate
15 18 (39.13%) CTI
16 15 (32.61%) CSS
16 15 (32.61%) Degree
17 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
18 12 (26.09%) SQL
19 10 (21.74%) OO
19 10 (21.74%) MVC
20 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
20 9 (19.57%) HTML5

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (54.35%) Network Security
1 25 (54.35%) TCP/IP
2 18 (39.13%) CTI
3 3 (6.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (86.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Moq
2 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.87%) NUnit
4 2 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 38 (82.61%) Developer
2 24 (52.17%) C# Developer
3 18 (39.13%) Software Developer
4 17 (36.96%) .NET Developer
5 15 (32.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (15.22%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Software Architect
7 6 (13.04%) Architect
8 4 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.52%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Consultant
10 2 (4.35%) Junior
10 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Lead Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Junior Developer
10 2 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (95.65%) .NET
2 34 (73.91%) XML
3 30 (65.22%) WCF
4 29 (63.04%) SOAP
5 25 (54.35%) REST
6 23 (50.00%) HTML
7 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET
8 20 (43.48%) LINQ
9 19 (41.30%) COM
9 19 (41.30%) STL
9 19 (41.30%) NHibernate
10 15 (32.61%) CSS
11 9 (19.57%) HTML5
12 8 (17.39%) WPF
13 6 (13.04%) WinForms
13 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (13.04%) jQuery
14 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
15 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 3 (6.52%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Client/Server
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.70%) Life Science
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) OOD
1 26 (56.52%) Multithreading
2 10 (21.74%) OO
2 10 (21.74%) MVC
3 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
4 6 (13.04%) Analytics
5 5 (10.87%) SDLC
6 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Software Architecture
7 3 (6.52%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) OOP
8 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.17%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.17%) Web Development
9 1 (2.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (97.83%) C#
2 26 (56.52%) C++
3 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
4 12 (26.09%) SQL
5 6 (13.04%) VB.NET
6 5 (10.87%) Java
7 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.52%) PHP
7 3 (6.52%) C
8 1 (2.17%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.17%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) HL7
Vendors
1 35 (76.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Borland
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