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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 49 57 77
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +20
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 34 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.78% 3.35% 1.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.97% 22.31% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 16
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £38,500
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
148 130 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 20.82% 15.01% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 131 117 112
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 29 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Southampton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 55 (96.49%) C#
1 55 (96.49%) .NET
2 38 (66.67%) WCF
3 37 (64.91%) Microsoft
4 36 (63.16%) Network Security
5 35 (61.40%) SQL Server
6 34 (59.65%) ASP.NET
7 31 (54.39%) Windows
8 30 (52.63%) HTML
9 29 (50.88%) XML
10 28 (49.12%) SOAP
10 28 (49.12%) MVC
11 27 (47.37%) C++
11 27 (47.37%) OOD
11 27 (47.37%) Multithreading
12 26 (45.61%) REST
12 26 (45.61%) TCP/IP
13 24 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
14 23 (40.35%) Moq
15 22 (38.60%) ASP.NET MVC
16 21 (36.84%) HTML5
17 20 (35.09%) CTI
17 20 (35.09%) LINQ
18 19 (33.33%) NHibernate
18 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (33.33%) STL
19 17 (29.82%) COM
20 16 (28.07%) CSS
20 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
20 16 (28.07%) RESTful

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (63.16%) Network Security
2 26 (45.61%) TCP/IP
3 20 (35.09%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (61.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (40.35%) Moq
3 16 (28.07%) Git (software)
4 15 (26.32%) NUnit
5 6 (10.53%) Selenium
5 6 (10.53%) Jasmine
6 4 (7.02%) Grunt
6 4 (7.02%) Bower
6 4 (7.02%) gulp
7 3 (5.26%) JIRA
8 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.51%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 43 (75.44%) Developer
2 28 (49.12%) C# Developer
3 23 (40.35%) Software Developer
4 14 (24.56%) C# Software Developer
5 13 (22.81%) Architect
5 13 (22.81%) Software Architect
6 11 (19.30%) .NET Developer
7 9 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (12.28%) Senior Developer
8 7 (12.28%) Software Engineer
9 6 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (10.53%) Senior Architect
9 6 (10.53%) Senior Software Architect
10 5 (8.77%) C# Web Developer
10 5 (8.77%) Web Developer
11 4 (7.02%) C# Software Engineer
11 4 (7.02%) Senior C# Developer
11 4 (7.02%) C# Architect
12 3 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (5.26%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (96.49%) .NET
2 38 (66.67%) WCF
3 34 (59.65%) ASP.NET
4 30 (52.63%) HTML
5 29 (50.88%) XML
6 28 (49.12%) SOAP
7 26 (45.61%) REST
8 22 (38.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (36.84%) HTML5
10 20 (35.09%) LINQ
11 19 (33.33%) NHibernate
11 19 (33.33%) STL
12 17 (29.82%) COM
13 16 (28.07%) CSS
13 16 (28.07%) RESTful
14 15 (26.32%) .NET Framework
15 12 (21.05%) Entity Framework
16 8 (14.04%) WPF
17 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
18 5 (8.77%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Client/Server
2 6 (10.53%) RIA
3 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.02%) Life Science
5 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.51%) User Experience
6 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 31 (54.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) MVC
2 27 (47.37%) OOD
2 27 (47.37%) Multithreading
3 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (19.30%) OO
4 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
5 10 (17.54%) Web Development
5 10 (17.54%) Automated Testing
6 8 (14.04%) Manual Testing
7 7 (12.28%) Analytics
8 6 (10.53%) Product Management
9 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.51%) Software Architecture
10 2 (3.51%) Scrum
10 2 (3.51%) OOP
10 2 (3.51%) SDLC
11 1 (1.75%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
11 1 (1.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 55 (96.49%) C#
2 27 (47.37%) C++
3 14 (24.56%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.79%) SQL
5 5 (8.77%) Java
6 3 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.26%) C
7 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) HL7
Vendors
1 37 (64.91%) Microsoft
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