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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 82 73 84
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 6 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.73% 2.42% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.17% 14.77% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 4
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +21.21%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
144 149 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.41% 16.37% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 138 122 61
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 April 2016, 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 29 (76.32%) .NET
2 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (60.53%) SQL Server
3 23 (60.53%) C#
3 23 (60.53%) HTML
4 20 (52.63%) CSS
5 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 15 (39.47%) MVC
6 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
6 15 (39.47%) Web Development
7 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
8 12 (31.58%) SQL
9 11 (28.95%) XML
9 11 (28.95%) Windows
10 10 (26.32%) N-Tier
10 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
10 10 (26.32%) HTML5
10 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (26.32%) Retail
11 9 (23.68%) jQuery
12 8 (21.05%) REST
12 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (18.42%) CSS3
13 7 (18.42%) Node.js
13 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (18.42%) ETL
14 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
14 6 (15.79%) Java
14 6 (15.79%) Ajax
14 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 7 (18.42%) Node.js
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) GIMP
1 5 (13.16%) Photoshop
2 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Visualfiles
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Bluetooth
1 5 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (13.16%) Wireless
2 3 (7.89%) Network Security
2 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (60.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 5 (13.16%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) GIS
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.63%) Power BI
6 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Subversion
2 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.26%) Bower
3 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.26%) gulp
3 2 (5.26%) Jasmine
3 2 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (5.26%) NUnit
General
1 10 (26.32%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Developer
2 16 (42.11%) Software Developer
3 15 (39.47%) C# Developer
4 14 (36.84%) C# Software Developer
5 10 (26.32%) .NET Developer
5 10 (26.32%) .NET Software Developer
5 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 10 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (26.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (13.16%) Database Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Middleware Developer
7 5 (13.16%) SQL Database Developer
7 5 (13.16%) SQL Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Architect
8 3 (7.89%) Junior
8 3 (7.89%) Junior Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (76.32%) .NET
2 23 (60.53%) HTML
3 20 (52.63%) CSS
4 19 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (28.95%) XML
6 10 (26.32%) HTML5
7 9 (23.68%) jQuery
8 8 (21.05%) REST
9 7 (18.42%) CSS3
10 6 (15.79%) Ajax
11 5 (13.16%) Google Maps API
11 5 (13.16%) JSON
11 5 (13.16%) Middleware
11 5 (13.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (10.53%) Web Services
12 4 (10.53%) WinForms
13 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (7.89%) COM
13 3 (7.89%) SOAP
13 3 (7.89%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) N-Tier
2 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) User Experience
4 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
5 2 (5.26%) Life Science
6 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) MVC
2 15 (39.47%) Web Development
3 10 (26.32%) Unit Testing
4 7 (18.42%) ETL
5 5 (13.16%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 5 (13.16%) Scrum
5 5 (13.16%) SEO
5 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.53%) CRM
7 3 (7.89%) Logistics
7 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
7 3 (7.89%) OOD
7 3 (7.89%) Workflow
8 2 (5.26%) Case Management
8 2 (5.26%) Front End Development
8 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (5.26%) Workflow Development
9 1 (2.63%) ETL Development
9 1 (2.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) C#
2 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 12 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (15.79%) Java
4 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.89%) C++
6 2 (5.26%) VB
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Google
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.63%) Pegasus
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Red Funnel
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago