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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 70 78 75
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 22 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.52% 0.53% 1.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.49% 6.58% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 12
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 £35,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
142 76 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 16.25% 8.09% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 115 69 97
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
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 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 1 May 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Southampton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 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 41 (100.00%) C#
2 40 (97.56%) .NET
3 39 (95.12%) SQL Server
4 32 (78.05%) Microsoft
4 32 (78.05%) XML
5 29 (70.73%) Windows
6 27 (65.85%) SOAP
6 27 (65.85%) WCF
7 23 (56.10%) Multithreading
7 23 (56.10%) OOD
7 23 (56.10%) TCP/IP
7 23 (56.10%) C++
8 22 (53.66%) Network Security
8 22 (53.66%) REST
9 21 (51.22%) HTML
9 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET
10 17 (41.46%) CTI
10 17 (41.46%) LINQ
11 16 (39.02%) NHibernate
11 16 (39.02%) Moq
11 16 (39.02%) STL
11 16 (39.02%) COM
12 14 (34.15%) SQL
13 13 (31.71%) CSS
13 13 (31.71%) Degree
14 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
15 9 (21.95%) OO
15 9 (21.95%) HTML5
16 8 (19.51%) WPF
17 7 (17.07%) VB.NET

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (56.10%) TCP/IP
2 22 (53.66%) Network Security
3 17 (41.46%) CTI
4 3 (7.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (95.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Moq
2 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.76%) NUnit
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Developer
2 20 (48.78%) C# Developer
3 15 (36.59%) Software Developer
3 15 (36.59%) .NET Developer
4 13 (31.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Software Architect
5 6 (14.63%) Architect
6 5 (12.20%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Consultant
8 3 (7.32%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Junior
8 3 (7.32%) Junior Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Junior Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Junior C# Developer
9 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.88%) .NET Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.44%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (97.56%) .NET
2 32 (78.05%) XML
3 27 (65.85%) SOAP
3 27 (65.85%) WCF
4 22 (53.66%) REST
5 21 (51.22%) HTML
5 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET
6 17 (41.46%) LINQ
7 16 (39.02%) NHibernate
7 16 (39.02%) STL
7 16 (39.02%) COM
8 13 (31.71%) CSS
9 9 (21.95%) HTML5
10 8 (19.51%) WPF
11 5 (12.20%) WinForms
12 4 (9.76%) Web Services
12 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (9.76%) jQuery
12 4 (9.76%) .NET Framework
13 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Client/Server
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Life Science
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (70.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Multithreading
1 23 (56.10%) OOD
2 9 (21.95%) OO
3 7 (17.07%) Software Engineering
4 6 (14.63%) MVC
4 6 (14.63%) Analytics
5 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (7.32%) Software Architecture
6 3 (7.32%) OOP
6 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.44%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (56.10%) C++
3 14 (34.15%) SQL
4 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.07%) VB.NET
6 5 (12.20%) Java
7 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
8 3 (7.32%) PHP
9 2 (4.88%) C
10 1 (2.44%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) HL7
Vendors
1 32 (78.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Borland
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