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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 40 60 76
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +16
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 40 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.87% 3.20% 1.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.97% 22.13% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 39 24 14
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £27,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £37,500
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
143 122 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 20.97% 14.44% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 126 111 104
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 28 August 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Southampton

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 64 (96.97%) C#
1 64 (96.97%) .NET
2 44 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 44 (66.67%) WCF
3 43 (65.15%) Network Security
4 37 (56.06%) HTML
4 37 (56.06%) Microsoft
5 36 (54.55%) MVC
6 34 (51.52%) SQL Server
7 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (48.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 30 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (45.45%) HTML5
8 30 (45.45%) Windows
9 28 (42.42%) XML
10 27 (40.91%) OOD
10 27 (40.91%) SOAP
10 27 (40.91%) C++
10 27 (40.91%) Multithreading
11 26 (39.39%) Git (software)
11 26 (39.39%) RESTful
11 26 (39.39%) Moq
11 26 (39.39%) REST
11 26 (39.39%) TCP/IP
12 22 (33.33%) .NET Framework
13 21 (31.82%) NUnit
13 21 (31.82%) CTI
13 21 (31.82%) Entity Framework
14 20 (30.30%) CSS
14 20 (30.30%) LINQ

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (65.15%) Network Security
2 26 (39.39%) TCP/IP
3 21 (31.82%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (51.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (48.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (39.39%) Moq
2 26 (39.39%) Git (software)
3 21 (31.82%) NUnit
4 10 (15.15%) Selenium
4 10 (15.15%) Jasmine
5 8 (12.12%) Grunt
5 8 (12.12%) Bower
5 8 (12.12%) gulp
6 3 (4.55%) JIRA
7 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 49 (74.24%) Developer
2 33 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 28 (42.42%) Software Developer
4 19 (28.79%) C# Software Developer
5 16 (24.24%) Architect
5 16 (24.24%) Software Architect
6 10 (15.15%) Senior Developer
6 10 (15.15%) Software Engineer
7 9 (13.64%) Web Developer
7 9 (13.64%) Senior Software Developer
7 9 (13.64%) Senior Architect
7 9 (13.64%) Senior Software Architect
8 8 (12.12%) C# Web Developer
8 8 (12.12%) .NET Developer
9 7 (10.61%) C# Software Engineer
9 7 (10.61%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (10.61%) C# Architect
10 6 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (4.55%) Lead Developer
12 2 (3.03%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (96.97%) .NET
2 44 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 44 (66.67%) WCF
3 37 (56.06%) HTML
4 30 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (45.45%) HTML5
5 28 (42.42%) XML
6 27 (40.91%) SOAP
7 26 (39.39%) RESTful
7 26 (39.39%) REST
8 22 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 21 (31.82%) Entity Framework
10 20 (30.30%) LINQ
10 20 (30.30%) CSS
11 19 (28.79%) STL
11 19 (28.79%) NHibernate
12 17 (25.76%) COM
13 12 (18.18%) AngularJS
14 7 (10.61%) WPF
15 6 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) RIA
2 7 (10.61%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.06%) Life Science
5 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.03%) User Experience
6 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (54.55%) MVC
2 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (40.91%) Multithreading
3 27 (40.91%) OOD
4 17 (25.76%) Automated Testing
4 17 (25.76%) Web Development
5 15 (22.73%) Manual Testing
6 14 (21.21%) Software Engineering
7 11 (16.67%) OO
8 9 (13.64%) Product Management
9 7 (10.61%) Analytics
10 4 (6.06%) Scrum
11 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
12 2 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (3.03%) OOP
12 2 (3.03%) Software Architecture
13 1 (1.52%) Waterfall
13 1 (1.52%) Mentoring
13 1 (1.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 64 (96.97%) C#
2 27 (40.91%) C++
3 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.61%) SQL
5 5 (7.58%) Java
6 3 (4.55%) C
7 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 13 (19.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 37 (56.06%) Microsoft
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