The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 82 71 81
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 4 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.42% 1.75% 1.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.56% 12.61% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 8
Average salary £33,000 £31,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £42,500 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Development Applications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
72 111 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 7.55% 13.91% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 64 97 105
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Visual Studio
Hampshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
3 15 (78.95%) XML
4 14 (73.68%) HTML
4 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
4 14 (73.68%) jQuery
5 13 (68.42%) SQL
5 13 (68.42%) CSS
5 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
6 12 (63.16%) VB.NET
7 11 (57.89%) XSL
8 10 (52.63%) XHTML
8 10 (52.63%) MySQL
8 10 (52.63%) PHP
8 10 (52.63%) Marketing
9 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (31.58%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
10 6 (31.58%) DNS
10 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
10 6 (31.58%) Intranet
11 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
11 5 (26.32%) CRM
11 5 (26.32%) Windows
11 5 (26.32%) C++
11 5 (26.32%) Degree

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
1 6 (31.58%) Intranet
2 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 4 (21.05%) CTI
3 4 (21.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) MySQL
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Moq
2 1 (5.26%) GoogleTest
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 10 (52.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) .NET Developer
3 7 (36.84%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
6 4 (21.05%) Development Engineer
6 4 (21.05%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
7 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Graduate
8 1 (5.26%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
8 1 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) XML
3 14 (73.68%) HTML
3 14 (73.68%) jQuery
4 13 (68.42%) CSS
4 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
5 11 (57.89%) XSL
6 10 (52.63%) XHTML
7 4 (21.05%) REST
7 4 (21.05%) WCF
7 4 (21.05%) LINQ
7 4 (21.05%) NHibernate
7 4 (21.05%) SOAP
7 4 (21.05%) STL
7 4 (21.05%) COM
8 2 (10.53%) Ajax
8 2 (10.53%) Web Services
8 2 (10.53%) HTML5
8 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (5.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Digital Marketing
1 6 (31.58%) Multithreading
2 5 (26.32%) CRM
2 5 (26.32%) Content Management
3 4 (21.05%) OOD
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Signal Processing
6 1 (5.26%) Network Management
6 1 (5.26%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
3 13 (68.42%) SQL
4 12 (63.16%) VB.NET
5 10 (52.63%) PHP
6 5 (26.32%) C++
7 1 (5.26%) Java
7 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.26%) VB
7 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Xamarin
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
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